The 2018 Grant County Farm and Home Show celebrates 70 years by hosting over 70 vendors at the Milbank Armory on Friday and Saturday, January 12-13. Hours for the show are Friday, January 12, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, January 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Win prizes, visit with vendors, enjoy great food, and entertain the children with free inflatables.
Congresswoman Kristi Noem will be the guest speaker during the show. She will take the stage on Friday at 1 p.m. in the high school theater. “We are so excited for this opportunity,” stated Event Director Laura Kelly. “Come out and greet Kristi.”
To commemorate its 70th Anniversary, seven winners of $70 in Ol’ Mill Bucks will be drawn following the show. Enter to win two passport drawings (one each day) for $200 in Ol’ Mill Bucks and sign up both days of the show for door prizes.
On Saturday, January 13, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. the Chamber hosts its annual Farmers Appreciation Breakfast at the Milbank Visitor Center. “All active and retired farmers are invited and encouraged to attend this breakfast at no cost,” says Laura Kelly Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce Events Director. Pick up your tickets at the chamber office from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The annual Lego contest for children age four and older begins Saturday at noon in the Milbank High School lunchroom. “Come out and show your creativity with this fun Lego contest,” says Grant County 4-H Youth Program Advisor Sara Koepke. Check in is 11:30 a.m. Presentation of awards is 1:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required.
The 4-H exhibits showcase a myriad of local talents in both the crops division and home division. Deadline for entries is Thursday, January 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Milbank High School.
The Farm and Home Show is sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce and Grant County 4-H. Questions? Contact Laura Kelly at the Milbank Area Chamber office at 605-432-6656 and by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sara Koepke at the 4-H office in the basement of the Grant County Courthouse or call 605-432-9221.