Osceola County community events calendar

OSCEOLA COUNTY -- The following is a list of community events happening in and around the area. If you have an event you would like posted on the calendar, or if any information is incorrect, contact cathie.crew@pioneergroup.com:

Osceola County Fair events for July 28: Youth and open class swine judging at 9 a.m.; Farm Bureau chicken BBQ at noon; Midway open from 1 to 10 p.m.; Exhibit buildings and vendors open at 1 p.m.; Youth and open class sheep judging at 3 p.m.; Animal Barn Dance from 7 to 10 p.m.

Osceola County Fair events for July 29: Youth and open class dairy judging at 9 a.m.; Exhibits and vendors open at 1 p.m.; Midway rides open from 3 to 10 p.m.; Market chicken, rabbit and goat auction at 6 p.m.; Antique tractor pull at 7 p.m.

Osceola County Fair events for July 30: Youth and open class horse, pony and miniature pony judging at 8 a.m.; Dairy goat judging at 9 a.m.; Exhibit buildings and vendors open at 1 p.m.; Midway rides open from 1 to 10 p.m.; Market livestock auction at 6 p.m.; Farm stock tractor pull at 7 p.m.

Osceola County Fair events for July 31: Fun horse show at 9 a.m.; Goat fun show at 11 a.m.; Rabbit, horse and livestock costume classes at 1 p.m.; Exhibit buildings and vendors open at 1 p.m.; Midway rides open from 1 to 10 p.m.; Sweepstakes showmanship at 2 p.m.; Ag Olympics competitions at 6 p.m.

• The Reed City planning commission will meet at 7 p.m., Aug. 2, at the Reed City city hall, 227 East Lincoln Ave., Reed City. For more information visit reedcity.org or call (231) 832-2245.

• The Osceola County board of commissioners will meet at 9:30 a.m., Aug. 3, at the Osceola County Courthouse, 301 Upton Ave., Reed City. For more information visit osceola-county.org or call (231) 832-3261.

• The Reed City Senior Center at 219 E. Todd Ave., will be reopening on August 4. The following events will be offered weekly: Wednesdays at noon - Fun Bingo; Thursdays at noon- Euchre; Friday - doors open at 10:30 a.m., Early Bird at 11:30 a.m. and Regular Bingo at noon. The first Wednesday of each month there will be a potluck at 11:30 a.m. For further information, or interest in other activities or volunteering call (231) 832-1136.

• The Evart Car Club will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the Evart VFW, 4681 85th Ave, Evart, instead if the Moose Lodge. The agenda will include planning activities for the rest of the 2021 year and considering officers for 2022.

• The Evart Farmers' Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays, through October 9, at 200 Main St., Evart.

• The New Reed City Community Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 1 at the Reed City Depot, 200 N. Chestnut St. New vendors are welcome. For more information visit the Reed City Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.

• The Reed City Depot will host the Cedar Creek Band from 6-9 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month through September.

• Praise in the Park, a free family event will take place at 6 p.m., at Rambadt Park, every Sunday evening through Labor Day weekend.

• The Evart Chamber of Commerce 2021 Chamber Golf Outing will be on Aug.6 at Spring Valley Golf Course. Cost is $65 per person with a minimum of three to a team. Shotgun start will be at 9 a.m., with lunch on the turn and dinner following the event. Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place teams, last place team, longest putt and closest to pin. For registration information contact Chris Emerick at 517-896-0784.

• Barryton Softball Days will take place Aug 7 & 8. $500 winner prizes will be given out each day. Entry fee is $175 per team. For more information call (231) 679-0128.

• The Reed City Great American Crossroads Celebration committee is looking for volunteers to help plan the event. If you can help please reach out to a board member, comment on the Chamber of Commerce Facebook post, send a message through messenger, or email gaccreedcity@gmail.com.