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The Platte Purchase
 
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Wednesday

  6:00 pm - Missy / Master

Missy / Master Contest
for Ages 2 -5 , Boys and Girls

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If you have any questions
Contact : Janet Leachman,
27 Pine View Rd, Platte City, MO. 64079

 (816) 858-5657

  8:00 PM - Wine Tasting 

 A benefit wine tasting featuring the “best of the best” Missouri wines will be part of opening night at the Platte County Fair. The tasting will be held from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Platte Purchase Building on the fairgrounds.  For $15 participants will receive a souvenir wine glass and taste some of the best wines from top wineries throughout the state, as well as visit with their representatives. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Platte County Fair .

 Wineries invited to participate in the event include: Pirtle Winery, Jowler Creek Winery, and Riverwood Winery – all of Platte County , Mo. Others participating from across the state are: Augusta Winery, Montelle Winery, St. James Winery, Adam Puchta Winery, Les Bourgeois Winery, Baltimore Bend Winery, Stonehaus Winery, Inland Sea and Amigoni Estate Urban Winery, Stone Hill Winery, and other fine Missouri wineries.

Wine Tasting

 

Thursday

  5:00 PM - Senior Citizens Activities
                           Sponsored by Platte Valley Bank
Committe: Donna Grame, Janel Zion & Mary Calvert

  7:00 PM - Square Dancing "Do-Si-Doers
  8:00 PM - Bluegrass Tornadoes
  9:00 PM - Miss Sunnie Valentine and the Broken Hearts
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:00 PM - Bluegrass Jam Session - Open Play

 

Friday

5:00 PM - "TBA" - Dinner hour entertainment

  6:45 PM - The Midwest Cloggers

  8:00 PM - The Brew

 

Saturday

  

9:00AM - Wine makers / Grape growers workshop
the Platte Purchase Building on the fairgrounds, the  Platte County University of Missouri Extension Council will conduct an interactive workshop including a field trip on the most profitable methods of growing grapes in Platte County . The information shared in the workshop will be provided or presented by commercial vineyard managers and winemakers, University of Missouri Extension staff and others in the wine industry. Admission to the workshop is $10.

  Topics of the workshop will include: How to grow premium grapes, grapes that wineries are buying, vineyard    practices that produce premium grapes, and where to find the materials, chemicals and equipment needed       for successful grape growing.

12:00 PM - Clements McCrae puppet Show

1:00 PM - Youth Talent Showcase
                 
Sponsored by: Trex Mart of Tracy
                 
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3:00 PM - Poker Tournament "Yes inside with Air Conditioning this year"

8:00 PM - The Brew

Overflow Cafe

Our menu is varied with Krautburgers; cheese krautburgers; hamburgers; cheeseburgers; hot dogs; baked potatoes; nachos; fritos pie; chips; baked beans; frozen candy bars; and our specialty Dillstickle (dill pickle on a stick).   Stop by to see us and enjoy some food and drink in the cool comfort of air conditioning.  This building is a great place for families to spend time and take a bathroom break.

When the Overflow Café began Cindy Hill was the chair.  Mildred Knighton helped.  We found that it takes about 65 people to staff the café for 4 days of the fair.  Cindy left us to attend to family matters and now Larry Leachman, Nancy Layton and Mildred Knighton gather the food together for the event.  In staffing the kitchen we call on volunteers and usually have no problem getting help..  Many volunteers work more than one shift.  Some of the many who have helped us over the past years are:  John,Karen and Craig Higgins; Carolyn and John Green; Larry and Janet Leachman; the Grame Family; Roger, Jean, Steve and Raylene Perry; Sheri and Peggy Reineke; Bill and Kathy Wright; Kathy Roberts; Karen Foster; Lona Fowler, Charlotte Buckler; Stephanie Fisher; Jody Knighton; Gayle Pulem; Pam Vierling; Lori Mathews; Tad Brubeck; Connie Cox; Janet Regan; Debbie Fisher, Donald and Robbie Wilson, Eric Lad Mosier ; Beth and MaKenzie Hoskins; Terry Durand and the list continues.   I’m told that this year we will have two new cooks joining us sometime during the fair that being Kenneth Brown and Aaron Jung.  If anyone would like to volunteer, please give any one of us a call and we’ll be happy to have you.  It’s work but we have a lot of fun doing it.


Platte Purchase Sponsorship
The FAIR BOARD would like to THANK YOU for your help with the cost of construction and additions to the Platte Purchase.  Please take the time to read some of the bricks on front porch of the Platte Purchase. The people who's names are engraved on bricks became a part of Platte County Fair History by becoming a sponsor of the Platte Purchase.

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