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Rockstars in the Ring

Rockstars in the Ring Show

Sunday, July 24

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Show - Pavilion 2, Showring B)

The Dane County Fair is introducing a new show this year called Rockstars in the Ring. This new livestock show is for youth with an intellectual disability. Up to 10 participants will have the opportunity to experience showing a pig, rabbit, or sheep with two youth exhibitor mentors at this Fair. For more information and to apply to be a mentor or participant, click the links below.

Mentor Information & Forms

Participant Information & Forms

Schedule of Events

9:45 AM Participant Arrival at the Arena Building
10 AM Mentors, Pigs/Rabbits/Sheep, and Participants Meet and Greet followed by Training
11 AM Break to watch and enjoy our Dress-A-Critter show at 11:15 am and the Fair
Noon Participant Pizza Party Lunch with Mentors
1 PM Rockstars in the Ring & Group Picture (all participants and mentors) - Pavilion 2, Showring B

Questions? Contact

Rockstars in the Ring Sponsor

Inspiring Art by Alex

SUNDAY ONLY - 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Exhibition Hall & Pavilion 2 - Showring B

Artist! Speaker! Advocate! College Student! Employee! Alex Haunty is an artist with a big heart to love people, paint happiness, and bring life to everyone around him. While living with a cognitive disability, Alex uses his unique challenges as a springboard to achieve his dreams and has become a source of inspiration for many. Known for his bright whimsical colors, Alex paints originals using acrylic on canvas that are then printed as giclee’ prints, posters, and cards. With the proceeds from his art sales, Alex donates a significant portion to his nonprofit, Alex Haunty’s Theater and Arts Fund, Inc., to buy tickets for people with disabilities to see Broadway shows. In 2015, Alex received the Outstanding Young Philanthropist Award from the Greater Madison Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals WI.

Learn more about the history of Alex Haunty's Theater and Arts Fund, Inc.

2022 Grand Champion Sponsors

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