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Weld County 4-H Mardi Gras November 17, 2018

Mardi Gras is just around the corner and all 4-H Clubs should be gearing up because "LIFE'S A CIRCUS!" is this year's Mardi Gras Theme.  Held on Saturday, November 17 from 3pm to 9pm Mardi Gras is not only a fantastically fun social occasion, it is also our annual fund raising event for the Weld County 4-H Foundation!

Clubs will plan, decorate and run a carnival type booth with a "circus" theme.  There are lots of activities for kids from 1 to 101!  The evening ends with a family friendly dance held in the 4-H Building from 9:30 to midnight.

There are a million ways to get involved with Mardi Gras,  sell pre-sell drawing tickets, BUY pre-sell drawing tickets,  provide baked goods, volunteer to work a booth, compete in one of the fun contests, help construct booths, help your club leader plan, setup and decorate your booth!

Don't miss out on this family favorite event,  get your calendar marked for November 17, at the Exhibition Hall, Island Grove Park.

Click here to download a flyer..... make copies and hang them up around your community!  All are welcome to come.

Weld County Goat Extravaganza - April 27 - 29, 2018

Weld County Goat Extravaganza has launched a website, link to Weld County Goat Extravaganza website with rules and regulations, health requirements, Goat Extravaganza brochure, entry forms, sponsorship information, vendor information and more. We hope you can attend the 16th Annual Weld County Goat Extravaganza. Our purpose is to provide you with opportunities and knowledge that will help you with your goat enterprise.

Camper space is available on the grounds; see the Registration section for more information. Many hotels are available in the Greeley/Evans area. A list of hotels can be found at the link to

Colorado Dairy Youth Extravaganza – June 3-5, 2018

We’re excited to bring you the 16th annual Colorado Dairy Youth Extravaganza, the premier dairy youth event in Colorado! Our purpose is to provide you with educational opportunities that will help you with your dairy project enterprise and, of course, lots of fun! For more information, please visit the link to the Link to Colorado Dairy Youth Extravaganza website.

Most participants stay overnight in the barn (adult supervision provided). Or, you can reserve a camper space on the fairgrounds (see General Information section) or stay in one of the many hotels available in the Greeley/Evans area. A list of hotels can be found at the link to