Strolling Performer and Enhanced Lighting
To improve the lighting in the arts area that features textiles, photography, culinary, gardening and hobbies exhibits, and the antique automobiles display area. Funds will also be used to hire a strolling performer during the fair.
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;
Have department superintendents evaluate comments from visitors.Track crowd numbers for strolling performer and record comments from audience.
Many fairgoers commented on how the improved lighting helped them see the art exhibits.Typically 30-70 people gathered to watch the strolling act.
Steele County Agricultural Society