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November 2014
11/25/14 Wild West Tuesday
11/29/14 Teasdale Auction
11/28/14 WJOD Flashback Friday
December 2014
12/07/14 Holly Ball
12/14/14 Moriah the Medium
12/31/14 New Year's Eve Dance
01/09/15 Annual DCFA Blue Ribbon Banquet
01/16-01/18 Big Bore Gun Show
02/07/15 Moonlight Bowling
07/28 - 08/02 62nd Annual Dubuque County FAIR
10/9 - 10/11 17th Annual Octoberfest Polka Festival

November 2014

Date: November 25, 2014 Description: Join us for line dancing & couples dancing to all your favorite country hits. Every Wednesday from 7-11pm. Admission is $5.00. Featuring music by Ken Peiffer of WJOD.

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Event: Wild West Tuesday
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: $5

Date: November 29, 2014 Description: Teasdale Auction Service will host this sale in the 4H Building at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. Auction start time is set for 10:30am. Go to Teasdale-Gill Auction website for more information

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Event: Teasdale Auction
Time: 10:30am
Location: 4H Building
Cost: N/C

Date: November 28, 2014 Description: Join us for another FLASHBACK Friday. Admission is $5.00. Featuring music by Ken Peiffer of WJOD.

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Event: Flashback Friday
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: $5

December 2014

Date: December 7, 2014

Description: Join the Dubuque County Fairgrounds in hosting our annual Holly Ball from 5pm - 9pm on Sunday, December 7th, featuring Hunter Fuerste. Doors will open at 4pm. Ticket available online or by calling the Fairgrounds office at 563-588-1406.

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Event: Holly Ball
Time: 5pm-9pm
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: $ 22 in advance
$ 27 after November 24th

Date: December 14, 2014

Description: Moriah is a medium who has appeared on A&E's Paranormal Cops and Hoarders, Buried Alive. She has also written a book, How to be a Happy Medium. Moriah does private readings, teaches workshops and is a motivation speaker. See her live in our Grand Ballroom.

Tickets go on sale after 8am on Monday, October 20th.

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Event: Moriah the Medium
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: Adult in advance $20
Adult at the door $25
Child ages 12-18 in advance $10
Child at the door $15
(under 12 not admitted)

Date: December 31, 2014 Description: Count down to 2015 under the twinkle lights of our Grand Ballroom. Enjoy the Big Band sounds of the Larry Busch Band from 9pm - 1am. Doors will open at 8pm with a champagne toast, party favors and breakfast buffet at midnight. Dance only tickets are $30 per person or reserve a hotel package for $135. Package includes two tickets and a queen size room at the MainStay Suites located at 1275 Associates Drive in Dubuque. Tickets and hotel package available only by calling 563-588-1406. Prices increase after December 15th and hotel space is limited so call now to reserve your room.

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Event: New Year's Eve Dance
Time: 9pm - 1am
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: $30 in advance
$40 after December 15th
Hotel Package: $135 in advance

January 2015

Date: January 9, 2015 Description:

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Event: Blue Ribbon Banquet
Time: Social:
Location: Grand Ballroom

Date: January 16-18, 2015 Description: Show hours: Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-3pm.
Concessions available for purchase. Cash bar available.

For more information contact Mark Quade at 563-590-4248.

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Event: Big Bore Enterprise Gun Show
Time: Friday, 5:00 - 9:00 PM
Saturday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: Adult - $
16 & under - $
Weekend pass - $

April 2015

Date: April 4, 2015 Description: Townsquare Media will host its 13th Annual "Tristates Largest Easter Egg Hunt" on Saturday, April 4th, rain or shine. Gates open at 10am with the first hunt to start promptly at 11am for kids 6 and under. The second hunt will start following the reloading of the field. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance and LT Amusements will have a bounce house. Concessions will be available for purchase. Tickets are just $2 and will be available at the gate or to avoid the line, advanced tickets are available at Little Folks Trading Post at 2600 Dodge Street or The Hanger located at 3220 Dodge Street. Proceeds will benefit the Children's Miracle Network.

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Event: Townsquare Media Egg Hunt
Time: Gates open at 10am
First hunt starts at 11am
Second hunt to follow
Location: Dubuque County Fairgrounds
Cost: $2.00

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14569 Old Highway Road
Dubuque, IA 52001