Coronation Wednesday, Sept. 11 kicks off County Fair in Humboldt

The Coronation Program at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, in the Humboldt Square will launch the three-day 20l3 Richardson County Fair at Humboldt.

The program’s theme is “Garden of Dreams.”         

The identities of the king and queen are secret until the coronation program. The king is selected by the Humboldt Chamber of Commerce and the queen is elected by buying public who vote at Humboldt businesses and several other retail stores in the area.

In the Aug. 26 tabulation of votes for queen of the Richardson County Fair at Humboldt Casey McNealy and Haley Workman continued their close race. Casey had 56,849,539 votes and Haley 54,455,000.

They were followed by: Lindsay Harlow, 48,053,531; Kasey Kappel, 10,483,916; Rachel Parrish, 8,927,716; Reba Burgett, 7,426,150; Becky Blecha, 6,001,818; Carissa Carlin, 5,163,090; Miranda Huettner, 3,365,433; Amanda Antholz, 2,845,732.

The king and queen will be crowned by State Sen. Dan Watermeier.

During the always-colorful program Humboldt ‘s “Woman of the Year” will be revealed.

Parades will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. and will feature area high school bands, floats and other entries.

Free acts will be held at 2 and 8 p.m. on all three days of the Fair and will include “Cross Strung” on Thursday, Paul “Siebert and Blues Agent” on Friday and “PastMasters” on Saturday.

Thursday evening prior to the free acts the Ak-Sar-Ben 100 Year Pioneer Farm Families awards will be presented to Loretta Lee Stevens, Falls City; Darrel Koso, Rulo, and Loren Tupa, Humboldt.

The livestock judging is Thursday, Friday and Saturday, beginning at l p.m.

Photography, flowers, textiles, crafts and ag products foods will fill the Ag Building.

D.C. Lynch Spectacular Shows will surround the Square, as will food stands.

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