So many things happening, so little time! Carroll County venues are buzzing with opportunities for you and yours. You can even fill up your social calendar with unique breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas! Check out the weekend’s forecast:
Kick off the weekend with a Whopping Big Breakfast in Dellroy! Breakfast will be served in the Dellroy Community Building from 7 to 11 a.m. by donation. Village garage and yard sales will be held all day. Proceeds support local community projects and scholarships. Breakfast is hosted by the Dellroy Lodge & 706 Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
Enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of Carroll County’s diverse dining options! From fine dining to casual patio and pub fair, there’s something for everyone — including dynamite take-out. Click here for a list of restaurants!
Pack a picnic basket and lawn chair! Enjoy live music at Twigg Winery on Saturday from 7-10 p.m. The Triple Play Band will perform favorite tunes while the sun sets and visitors lounge on the lawn. Grills will be hot if you want to grill your own steak, burger or other entree. Family atmosphere. No outside alcoholic beverages are permitted. For more information, visit TwiggWinery online.
And looking ahead …
Shhh! Hear that? It’s the sound of kids squealing on mechanical rides, crowds cheering in the grandstand, carnival music playing near the lemon shake-ups, and eager 4-Hers set to usher cows, horses, pigs, sheep, goats and much more into the show ring. The Carroll County Fair is July 19-24.
- Racing fans will enjoy Tuesday’s Pari-Mutual Harness Racing. More than 400 entries are expected to participate. Colts races begin at noon and fillies at 5 p.m. Grab a lemon shake-up and maybe some fair fries, then settle in for an afternoon and evening of equine excitement!
- ATV races will be held on Wednesday, July 20. Youth races begin at 7 p.m., followed by adult classes.
- Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights will be rumbling with the sounds of strained engines. Local tractor pulls run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 21, and Open to the World Antique and Stock Tractor and Truck Pulls will begin at 7 p.m. OSTPA pulls will be held Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday night features Full Pull Productions Truck and Tractor Pulls beginning at 7 p.m.
- Sunday features Mod Rod Pulls beginning at 9 a.m., and a Combine Derby at 2 p.m. The infamous Carroll County Demolition Derby begins at 6 p.m.
For a complete list of demonstrations, activities, and Junior Fair & Open Class animal shows, visit the Carroll County Fair online.