Hoof N’ Huff is Saturday
The annual Hamilton County Fair Foundation Hoof ‘N Huff Fun Run is set for Saturday. The run begins and ends at the Fairgrounds and utilizes portions of the Boone River Trail. Cost for the 5K run is $25 with a $35 fee for the 10K. Participants receive a logo T-shirt, socks and post race refreshments. Check in at the Fairgrounds begins at 6:30 a.m. with the run starting at 8 a.m. A free kids’ race follows the 5 and 10K runs. The event is a fund raiser by the Fair Foundation as they begin the campaign to fund Phase IV in the Events Center on the Fairgrounds. Entries can be made at www.active.com under Hamilton County Fair Hoof ‘N Huff. Registration forms are also available at Fuller Hall.
Sheep show this weekend
Webster City High School FFA members will hold their third Annual Sheep Show Saturday in the Events Center on the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Webster City.
Sanctioned by the Heartland Youth Show Lamb Circuit, exhibitors receive points for placings in commercial, white breed influenced, market lambs and showmanship classes.
The first of two shows begins at 10 a.m. The second show will begin following showmanship. Judges for the doubleheader show are Caleb Boardman, University of Wyoming at Laramie and Nate Resch of Cortland, Minnesota.
The show is open to the public and there is no admission charge to the show or the Fairgrounds.
Farmers Market moves
The Webster City Farmers Market will have a new home beginning this Saturday.
The Wilson Brewer Park at the corner of Superior and Ohio streets, right next to the Depot museum, will be the new location for the market Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. through Oct. 29.
Additional vendors are needed, city officials said. Food vendors who could provide breakfast items as well as fresh baked goods are especially encouraged. Vendors interested in selling home-grown, handcrafted or home-baked items are invited to take part. For guidelines and additional information, contact Stacy Grimshaw at 832-9141 or stop by the utility office at City Hall.
There is no cost to be a vendor at the farmers market.
Cleanup is today, tomorrow
The Webster City Cleanup/Dropoff days have been set for Friday and Saturday, according to city officials.
The cleanup effort will be headquartered at the Webster City Middle School parking lot, according to Mayor John Hawkins, Friday from 12 to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hawkins said just about anything will be accepted at the dropoff with the exceptions of tires, televisions and computer monitors.?A truck will be on hand to collect paint, he said. Hawkins said volunteers would be available to pick up items for those get to the drop off site.