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Treat Street, Livestock Auction Set Fair Records

It’s been about a month since the Nevada County Fair, and officials have been crunching the numbers for the 2017 turnout. Fair C-E-O Rea Callender says attendance came in at about 95-thousand for the five days, but there were record receipts for the non-profits on Treat Street…

Listen to Rea Callender 1

And while the number of lots for the Ag Mechanics Auction was down slightly, the amount of money was up, and for what has been referred to as the ‘life blood of the fair’, the Junior Livestock Auction set a new record…

Listen to Rea Callender 2

Callender says his goal was 525-thousand, so the auction exceeded expectations. Work on next year’s fair begins in January. The next main event at the Fairgrounds is the Draft Horse Classic, which begins on Thursday.


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