News published in August 2015

August, 2015

Check out results from the Blast to the Past 5K

The East Troy Area Historical Society in cooperation with the East Troy High School Cross Country team hosted the Blast to the Past 5K on Saturday, Aug. 29.Special awards went to overall male and female winners and 1st—3rd place awards for male and female participants in each age group ... Read more

Volunteer at the East Troy Bluegrass Festival

Volunteers are needed to assist in all areas of the 22nd annual East Troy Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 13 on the East Troy Village Square. This is a fun experience and a chance to get a front row seat for national headliners like The ... Read more

Little Roy and Lizzy to headline Bluegrass Festival

The Little Roy and Lizzy Show, often called one of the most entertaining groups in bluegrass music today, will be making a rare trip to the Midwest to headline the 22nd annual East Troy Bluegrass Festival this month. The two-day event, presented by the East Troy Area Chamber ... Read more

Harvest Festival will return this fall

The Elegant Farmer is offering a family-friendly, old fashioned farm harvest experience at its annual Autumn Harvest Festival on Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 12 through Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Area residents can stop by the Elegant Farmer’s orchard to pick from its 12 varieties ... Read more

Walworth County Fair adds monster trucks, bull riding

Two new grandstand shows will make their debut at the 2015 Walworth County Fair, scheduled for Sept. 2-7. On Wednesday, Sept. 2, the fair will kick off with Rice Bull Riding in the grandstands at 7 p.m. The action packed top ranked Pro Bull Riding performance will also ... Read more

Best places to have a picnic in East Troy

Make the most of the last month of summer by checking out these top places to have a picnic in East Troy.Price Park: The Price Park Conservancy consists of two miles of self-guided hiking trails located on Hodunk Road in the Town of LaFayette. The trails run through the ... Read more

New maintenance center to keep historic cars on the tracks

The East Troy Railroad Museum broke ground this summer on a new 7,000-square-foot maintenance facility, helping secure rail history for future generations. “This is a very big day for us. We are very excited and we hope to have this thing up and functioning by the time the ... Read more

East Troy Chamber will hold golf outing fundraiser

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 18th annual golf outing on Friday, Sept. 25 at Alpine Valley Resort. Registration/Warm-up begins at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon and dinner and prizes at 5 p.m. Spend the day on the golf course, with ... Read more

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