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January 2015
1/28/15 Wild West Wednesday
February 2015
02/01/15 Tack Swap & Vendor Show
02/07/15 Moonlight Bowling
02/08/15 JFK Flea Market
02/14/15 Buddy Holly Dance
2/28/15 Clemens Auction
March 2015
03/14/15 Dubuque County Dairy Banquet
03/21/15 Annual Mega Garage Sale
03/22/15 Townsquare Media Farm & Ag Show
03/27/15 Totally 80's Bash
03/29/15 Blue Ribbon Breakfast
April 2015
04/07/15 Life Line Screening
04/11/15 Pheasant's Forever Banquet
04/12/15 JFK Flea Market
04/16/15 Westside Business Showcase
May 2015
05/1 & 05/02 Torquefest
05/22 -05/24 Riverboat Square Dance Event
July 2015
07/28 - 08/02 62nd Annual Dubuque County FAIR
October 2015
10/9 - 10/11 17th Annual Octoberfest Polka Festival
10/16-10/18 Big Bore Gun Show

January 2015

Date: January 21, 2015 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 Wednesday
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: $5

Date: February 8, 2015 Description: Jerome Koppen will host a Craft Fair/Flea Market on Sunday, February 8th in the 4H Building of the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. Contact Jerome at 815-747-7745 to reserve a table.

Concessions available for purchase

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Event: JFK Flea Market
Time: 8am - 3pm
Location: 4H Building
Cost: N/C

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

Date: February 28, 2015 Description: Clemens Auction Company will host this estate auction in the 4H Building on Saturday, February 28th. Viewing will be held at 10am with the auction beginning at 11am.

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Event: Clemens Auction
Time: Viewing: 10am
Auction: 11am
Location: 4H Building
Cost: N/C

Date: March 21, 2015 Description: Reservations are now being accepted for the fairgrounds Annual Mega Garage Sale. Eight foot tables can be reserved at $15 per table. Print, complete and return this form with your payment to 14569 Old Hwy Rd, Dubuque, IA 52002. Space is limited and has sold out the past two years, so don't delay!

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Event: Mega Garage Sale
Time: 8am-Noon
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: $1

Date: March 22, 2015

Description: Townsquare Media will host it annual Farm & Ag show at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds inside the Grand Ballroom on Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 10am-3pm. For information about becoming a vendor, please contact Jillian Stoewer at jillian.stoewer@townsquaremedia.com. S&S Auction will be holding a farm consignment auction in the parking lot. To consign items please contact Mike Spoerl at 563-513-7107 or at oldagiron@yousq.net.

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Event: Townsquare Media Farm & Ag Show
Time: 10am - 3pm
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: N/C

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

Date: October 16-18, 2015 Description: NEW Show hours: Friday 3pm-9pm, Saturday 8am-5pm, Sunday 8am-2pm.
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, 3:00 - 9:00 PM
Saturday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: Adult - $7
15 & under - $1
Weekend pass - $10

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