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Sand and Sage Fair 2011 – Lamar, Colorado

Are you ready? Get your boots on, shine up those spurs and brush the dust off that Stetson, it’s RODEO time in Lamar, Colorado. The Sand and Sage Fair a tradition in Prowers County seat, Lamar, Colorado is in progress. The pigs are being fed, the calves brushed and bathed. Dresses are being stitched and paintings drying on the easel. It’s time once again to bring it all out to the Prowers County Fair Grounds for blue ribbons, funnel cakes and the best rodeo in the State! ‘ August 7th, opens events with the parade along Main Street. Stop by the Daylight Donut for sustenance and coffee, or a carton of chocolate milk! Grab a book from Oris George over in front of Country Treasures and stay in town for the daily events, planned by the Sand and Sage Fair Commission until the last minute, August 14th. You’ll be glad you stuck around!

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Sand & Sage Fair – Blow OUT Colorado

When it comes to county fairs, Prowers County always struts some serious stuff. Animals show in the Pavillion, dressed in their summer finest, with glossy shining coats and happy personalities. One little girl was heard describing show turkeys as “handsome” and a young steer was declared “spectacular”, but the best comes from the ooing and ahing of little children allowed to pet goats, sheep, and bunnies in their cages.

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