Demo Derby Starts with Paint Job Judging

Cars line up for judging of their paint jobs on the track at the Madison County Fairgrounds in Brookfield. The Fair runs through tomorrow. (Stefanie Conway)

Fairgrounds Barns and Stalls are Full

The barns and stalls have plenty of occupants this weekend at the Madison County Fair in Brookfield. The agricultural nature of the fair, complete with newly refurbished horse arena, has regained its status as the central focal point of the annual event.

Photos by Stefanie Conway […]

Demo Derby Fans and Participants Lining Up

The lines for admission for the Madison County Fair’s demolition derby – scheduled for 6 p.m. this evening – already stretch across the midway at 4 p.m. Still in the lineup is magician Matt Episcopo’s final performance today – his third – and Two by Two Zoo, both at 5:30 p.m. Almost as impressive […]

Quilters Submit their Wares for Judging

Quilts were among the home crafts judged this weekend at the Madison County Fair in Brookfield. (Stefanie Conway)

Bands Entertain at Madison County Fair

The Jason Wicks Band performs at the Madison County Fair Friday night in Brookfield. (Stefanie Conway)


Truck Event Pulls in the Crowds

The truck pull at the Madison County Fair grandstand in Brookfield Friday evening boasted a bevy of competitors and pulled in a massive crowd. Tailgaters and track staff support the pullers’ efforts.

Photos by Stefanie Conway



Madison County Fair Attracts Artists

Floral arrangements were judged early Thursday at the Madison County Fair in Brookfield. Some of the entries are pictured here with their blue and red ribbons. (Martha E. Conway/Staff Photo)

Brookfield Speedway Drivers Take to Track in Reunion Gig

(Brookfield – July 8, 2011) At 1 p.m., the second annual Brookfield Speedway Driver’s Reunion got underway at the Madison County Fair on the Fairgrounds in Brookfield. More than 70 drivers and 30 vintage cars were in attendance.

Notable attendees included:

Lew Boyd – Founder and president of Costal 181, a leading publisher of […]

Madison County Fair Begins Under Blue Skies

(Brookfield – July 7, 2011) The 172nd Madison County Fair kicked off in Brookfield with a noon ribbon cutting at the main gate today. The first major act of the day was retired Madison County Sheriff’s Office Captain-turned-magician Matt Episcopo who entertained crowds with his illusions during several shows. Episcopo is pictured here with […]