Minnesota's Legacy

Big Stone County Fair Cultural and Historical Live Performances

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,783
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Big Stone County Agricultural Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
February 2013
End Date
July 2013
Counties Affected
Big Stone
Big Stone
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of MN, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 10
Appropriation Language

These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to county agricultural societies to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The grants shall be in addition to the aid distributed to county agricultural societies under Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner shall award grants as follows: (1) $700,000 each year distributed in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,783
Recipient Board Members
Bruce Wellendorf, Travis Fitzner, Kristi Lillehaug, Ryan Pansch, Reed Stein, Mike Clark, Gary Sigler,
Project Overview

To offer live performances to enhance the education, preservation, and promotion of Minnesota history and cultural heritage. Live performances at Big Stone County Fair will include a Bluegrass Band, a percussion group showcasing music from around the globe, a magician highlighting the history and heritage of magic, a caricature artist, and a vaudeville-style comedy troupe.

Project Manager
First Name
Bruce
Last Name
Wellendorf
Organization Name
Big Stone County Fair
Phone
(320)273-2200