Food Stands Open For Weekend

The food stands at the Bloomer Community Fairgrounds were open over the weekend of Thursday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 9 to give people a taste of fair food even though the fair was canceled for 2020.

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.

Horse Show In Bloomer

An open horse show was held in the newly renovated horse arena at the Bloomer Community Fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020.

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.

Bloomer Car Show and Parade

A car show and parade through town were held on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020 in Bloomer.

Bloomer Car Show and Parade

A car show and parade through town were held on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020 in Bloomer.