Wisconsin 33 | Beaver Dam, WI  920-885-3586

Old Time Gathering at the Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam, WI


  • 2012 Old Time Gathering Flyer with Details (PDF, 1 page, 42 KB)
  • Call the Dodge County UWEX Office with questions at 920-386-3790.
  • Free event
  • Showcases crafts of a bygone era
  • Sponsored by Dodge County 4-H Leaders Association and Dodge County HCE
  • Supporting organizations include the Dodge County Fair Association, Dodge County Antique Power Club, Ebert’s Greenhouse Village, Dodge County Dairy Promotion Committee, Eberle’s Farm Market, and Waldevogel’s Farm Market
  • Concessions in the Coop Building by Dodge County HCE including hot sandwiches, homemade bars and cookies and beverages


  • Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam, WI
  • Just west of Hwy. 33/Cty. A intersection OR
  • 3 miles east of Beaver Dam on Hwy. 33


  • Saturday, September 22nd
  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


  • Pie Contest (drop off pies by 10 a.m. at Youth Building; judging at 11 a.m.)
  • Pie Social (12:30 p.m.)
  • Kiddie Tractor Pedal Pull (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
  • Special Program “Antique Purses” (2 p.m.)
  • Folklore Village Dancers (12 Noon and 2:30 p.m.)
  • Swinging Beaver’s Square Dancers (10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.)
  • The Fiddle Magic Players as well as Blue Grass Music will be on the grounds
  • Buckskinners will shoot a candy cannon every hour (Starting at10 a.m.)
  • Special Exhibit – get your collectibles appraised by Darlyn Pfeiffer ($1.00 donation to 4-H)
  • “Hands-On” old-time crafts
  • Make & take decorated pumpkins and cookies
  • Free wagon rides from the Dodge County Antique Power Show


  • Antique engines & tractors
  • Birds of prey
  • Buckskinners
  • Model trains
  • Collectible dolls
  • Old-time dancing
  • Mammals of Wisconsin
  • Old-time games
  • Educational petting zoo
  • Farmers market
  • Dodge County Master Gardeners

Old-Time Crafts and Games

  • Spinning
  • Weaving
  • Embroidery
  • Knitting
  • Crocheting
  • Braided rugs
  • Wool hooking
  • Quilting
  • Stitchery
  • Stencil painting
  • Herbs and healing
  • Basket weaving
  • Rosemaling
  • Trapping
  • Butter making
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About Fair Assoc

The Dodge County Fair Association is a State of Wisconsin Corporation formed for the purpose of operating a fairgrounds, which is presently located four (4) miles east of the city of Beaver Dam on State Highway 33 on 40 acres of land, which the Corporation owns. The Association is an IRC (Internal Revenue Code) Sec. 501(c)(3) organization. Your tax-deductible contributions are appreciated to maintain buildings and grounds.


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