This is the best time of summer. Do you know why? It’s because we see fairs popping up all around Illinois. The Boone County Fair will kick off Tuesday, Aug. 9 at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Route 76 in Belvidere, just a short drive from our Poplar Grove homes at The Trails of Dawson Creek.
One of the largest county fairs in the state, this year’s entertainment has Kellie Pickler gracing the stage on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Other things of interest include the Boone County Queen pageant and the Little Miss Boone County pageant on Tuesday, the Boone County High School band competition on Wednesday, pro bull riding on Saturday and the demolition derby on Sunday. […]