First Annual Fair Fiddlers Contest

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Cass County Fair--Pillager
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
February 2012
End Date
July 2012
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Project Overview

To organize a fiddler's contest of all ages at the 2012 fair. Contest will also include musical entertainment, two hours before the contest, by a bluegrass band.

Legal Citation / Subdivision
2011 Laws of Minnesota, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivison 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;

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Fairboard members will verbally survey audience to measure the impact of the discussions with the fiddlers and bluegrass band.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The favorite performances of the day were of the young childrens' contest.Requests from audience and performers to contiue the contest.

Recipient Board Members
Arnold Cold
Jennifer Paananen
Lisa Fletcher
Donna Klimek
Jamie Hauge
Kim Gibbs
Leroy Collett
Anne Ness
Mike Fleischacker
Paula Math
Sara Knoblauch
Nicci Rau
Ron Hines
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Cass County Fair--Pillager
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625 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN 55155

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