It looks like the lemon shake-ups and livestock shows will return this year. Fair season in Illinois was nonexistent last year thanks to the coronavirus, but the local U of I Extension 4-H Program Coordinator says this year looks favorable and the kids in 4H will have a chance to compete.

Angie Abernathy tells The Big Z they have been advised to plan for in-person shows at the local county fairs.

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In a normal year Illinois will see 104 county fairs and two state fairs between June and the third week of September. The Madison County Fair will be held the final week of July.

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