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December 2014
12/17/14 Wild West Wednesday
12/20/14 Teasdale Auction
12/31/14 New Year's Eve Dance
01/09/15 Annual DCFA Blue Ribbon Banquet
01/12-01/13 Special Olympics IA Winter Games
01/16-01/18 Big Bore Gun Show
02/01/15 Tack Swap & Vendor Show
02/07/15 Moonlight Bowling
02/14/15 Buddy Holly Dance
07/28 - 08/02 62nd Annual Dubuque County FAIR
10/9 - 10/11 17th Annual Octoberfest Polka Festival

December 2014

Date: December 17, 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.

Future dance dates for the month of December are, December 17th & December 23rd. There will be no dance the week of Christmas or New Year's. We will start the new year on January 7th.

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

Date: December 20, 2014 Description: Teasdale Realty & Auction Service will host this sale in the 4H Building at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. Auction start time is set for 10:00am.
Click here for more information on this auction.

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Event: Teasdale Auction
Time: 10:00am
Location: 4H Building
Cost: N/C

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: Please join the Dubuque County Fair Association for their annual Blue Ribbon Banquet. Ticket price includes Daryl Biechler's Prime Rib Dinner, complimentary pop, wine, tap or bottled beer and rail mixed drinks and a show featuring Amazing Arthur. Music by the Nutsy Turtle Band will follow the show. Funds raised will go toward the Assoication's Capital Improvement Fund, and tickets are available through any Dubuque County Fair Board Member or by calling 588-1406, or stopping in the fair office.

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Event: Blue Ribbon Banquet
Time: Social: 6pm
Dinner: 7pm
Show: 8pm
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: $50.00

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 - $

Date: February 14, 2015 Description: Join the East Dubuque Drum Corps for their Annual Buddy Holly Dance at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds February 14, 2015 from 8pm until midnight. Tickets are only $5 in advance and $7 at the door. Advance tickets will be available after January 1st at the Fairgrounds office or through any East Dubuque Corps member. Participate in the Peggy Sue lookalike contest, best dressed couple and the famed dance contest. Many door prizes will be awarded as well! Enjoy music by Classic Hits 107.5. Cash bar and concessions available.

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Event: Buddy Holly Dance
Time: 8pm-Midnight
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: $5 in advance
$7 at the door

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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Dubuque County Fair Association
14569 Old Highway Road
Dubuque, IA 52001