There was a lot of activity in Bloomer from Thursday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 9 as clubs, organizations and businesses held events while social distancing and mask wearing as appropriate. Thursday through Sunday the Knights of Columbus opened their food booth, above left, at the Bloomer Community Fairgrounds to give people some “fair food.” On those same days there were four thrift sales taking place in the fairgrounds buildings and various businesses had displays set up including Shadick’s Sporting Goods & Hardware, Day’s Power Sports and Southworth Chevrolet, Buick, GMC. Downtown on Friday the Bloomer Chamber of Commerce sponsored Crazy Days with local merchants over special prices on merchandise.
On Saturday there was an open fun horse show, below, in the newly renovated horse arena at the fairgrounds. And, downtown on Saturday there was a craft show. On Sunday, a car show, sponsored by Miller’s Auto and the Bloomer Community Club, was held. Some of the classic cars and trucks from the show went for a ride around town, parading past the local nursing homes and down Main Street.