July 22nd-25th: Russell County Free Fair!!! At the Russell County Fairgrounds!! 4-H Building will be full of exhibits and displays! While there are too many to list here, some of the favorites are cooking, quilting, arts & crafts, Turtle & Frog Race, Mutton Bustin', concerts, Children Tractor Pull, woodworking, and much more!! Commercial Booths will be in the armory and outside each night from 6-10pm! Every night there will be $10 wristbands for the carnival. Roaming clowns and Wolf Educational Barnyard Animals every night! Visit www.russellfair.org for a complete list of activities!!
July 22nd-24th: Lucas Quilt Show! Starting from 1-7pm each day at the Lucas Community Theater! No admission charge! The theme this year is "Samplers and Appliques! There will be quilts, wall-hangings, crochet, knit, recycled pieces, fabric handiwork of any kind and much more!
July 24th- "Batman Day"!! Starting at 6pm at the Dream Theater! Visit the Dream Theater to celebrate Batman's 75th Anniversary. Activities include at Costume Contest! Come dressed as your favorite Batman character and enter for your chance to win some cool prizes! Registration begins at 6pm and contest starts at 6:30pm! FREE Family Movie following contest!
July 26th- McKenna Family Foundation 5k Run/Walk Event! Registration starts at 6:45am at the Gorham City Park. Run/Walk will begin at 8am. All funds collected will be donated tot he McKenna Family Foundation. Entry fee is $25 until race day, on race day it is $30. Raffle items will be available! for more information, please contact 785-483-2131.
July 26th- Hell Creek Triathlons- Road Triathlons! At Wilson Lake! Don't Swim, Don't Run, Don't Ride, well grab a couple friends and sign up under the team division!! Up to 3 people on a team is allowed! Registration forms at www.wildwithinyou.com. 500 meter open water, 31 mile road bike, and 10k run thru the rolling park roads!
July 27th- Hell Creek on Heels 5k-25k Trail Run Event! Registration at 7am at Switchgrass Mountain Bike Trail. Race meeting at 7:30am and Race begins at 8am. Registration is $25. *Due to the length, the 25k is designed for trail runners only. Please register at www.wildwithinyou.com!
Serving the following cities in Russell County....
* Russell * Bunker Hill * Gorham * Lucas
* Luray * Waldo * Paradise * Dorrance