Sunday, April 19; 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Activity Center, Walworth County Fairgrounds
Cost: Adults – $8.00; Children age 6-12 – $5.00; Children 5 & under – FREE
Proceeds to benefit the Walworth County 4-H Out-of-State Exchange Program
April 26; 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Frank’s Piggly Wiggly Brat Hut, 58 West Market Street, Elkhorn
Come and support the Equine Education Program with a brat, hot dog, or hamburger. Wash it down with a soda or water. Car hop service will be available.
Monday, April 27, 2015; 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Walworth County Government Center
The Walworth County Junior and Senior Leaders’ Associations & county 4-H Awards Committee will be hosting an informal cake reception preceding the April business meetings to honor the many 4-H volunteers who have shaped our county program over the years and subsequently stepped down from their posts.
If you are a former Walworth County 4-H Community Club Organizational Leader or County 4-H Project Key Leader, we hope you will join us. Please RSVP on or before April 20 by calling 262-741-4951. Share your name, former role, years of service, and phone number. THANK YOU for your contributions over the years.
The 2015 Walworth County 4-H Drama Fest will be held on Sunday, April 26, at Elkhorn Area High School, beginning at 1:00pm. All acts must pre-register using the 2015 Drama Fest Entry Form. Registration for this event is FREE! Refer to the Judge Score Sheet for guidelines that the judges will be using to critique performances. Please note that there will be a short evaluation that will take place directly after the routine. The judges will send their full comments to the directors at a later date.
Drama Fest entry forms are due in the UW-Extension office by 5:00pm on Friday, April 10, 2015.
It’s that time again to start thinking about your club team for the annual 4-H Softball League. For more information, including how to sign up, please read Softball Info 2015. Completed rosters, assumption of risk forms, 4Honline.com health forms, and payment are due by April 15 to the UW-Extension office no later than 5:00pm.
If you have any questions, please contact any Softball Commission member or Chelsea Dertz at the UW-Extension office.
May 12, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
County Government Center, Elkhorn
This event is open to all Walworth County 4-H members, regardless of what projects you’ve enrolled in. Only youth enrolled in the communications and real world fair projects will be eligible for premium money.
If you are enrolled in the Communications, Consumer Savvy, Creative Writing, Entrepreneurship, or Speaking projects, this is the PRE-FAIR judging experience for your project area. Compete now. Then, register for the corresponding classes at the Walworth County Fair to receive your exhibit premium money and awards.
For more information or to register, take a look at the 2015 Communication Arts Fest Flyer.
June 17, 6:00 p.m.
County Government Center, Elkhorn
Do you LOVE to cook? All 4-H Members and Cloverbuds are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to plan and prepare a food item and to have a judge evaluate that item, providing members with valuable feedback and tips. Enter one or more dishes.
To enter, fill out the Favorite Foods Revue Registration Form and send it by Monday, June 15 to: UW-Extension-Favorite Foods Revue, PO Box 1001, Elkhorn, WI 53121.
Farm Safety Contest
Walworth County Farm Bureau is presenting an opportunity for Walworth County high school students interested in agriculture to create an educational video on one of the following subjects relating to farm safety:
- Tractor & PTO Safe Operations
- Chemical Dangers
- Fire Prevention
- Livestock Handling
- Skid Steer Safe Operation
There will be a prize offered for the best video in each category of $150. For more information, take a look at the Farm Safety Contest Letter.