We made it through another year.

The tents are put away.  The bands have packed up and gone on to their next gig.  All the corn has been eaten. The grounds have cleaned up.  The carnival has moved on to another town.  The vendors have loaded up their wares. Thanks to all for making this one of the best CornFest seasons ever. We came…..  We saw……  …

Thanks to all the Volunteers

Cornfest would not be what it is without the hard work of its volunteers.  They’re the first to come and the last to leave [as Jackson Browne sang about] working long hours with no pay [except maybe and ear of corn and a walking taco].  So let us all give a giant THANK YOU to all those who helped make …

Tri-County Pullers at Cornfest

Tri-County Pullers bring the Thunder to Cornfest The Tri-County Pullers were at CornFest again this year and the action was loud and exciting [Like you expected anything less?].  It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon and the teams and pullers brought down the house!  Great competition ruled the day and the roar of the pullers and the crowd could be heard …

The Fabulous Cookie Decorating Contest

Always a hit on Sundays at CornFest is the Cookie Decorating Contest.  Kids [of all ages] put on their creative chef-hats and deliver colorful corn cookies. And they looked great.  How great?  We almost had to call in extra security so those lacking “will-power” didn’t eat the contestants cookies.  Now that’s one good cookie! Here are three of our “Cookie …

Cornfest Raffle Winners

The  ballgames are over.  The pullers have pulled out.  All the corn has been eaten.  And personally, I’m so full I simply could not eat another pork-chop sandwich.  Hey, but we are not done yet!  Bringing  Cornfest to a close is the much-anticipated auction and raffle.  The crowd was enthusiastic.  The bidding was fierce.    And all the winners had …

Feel the Power of the Outhouse Races

There’s nuttin’ better than a race.  And there is certainly nothing better than an Outhouse race!  This was Cornfest’s first Annual Outhouse Race and be assured, it won’t be the last.  The excitement from the pits!  The roar of the crowd!  The smell of the cars.  OK, maybe not that last one.  But a great time was had by all. …

The Annual Fireman’s Baseball Game

It’s been going on for “ears” now.  It’s the annual Baseball Battle between the  Sharon and Darien Fire Departments.  Always a great game with fun, laughs and just a wee-bit of trash-talk. This year’s game was dedicated to Joan Dutton who is going through some major health challenges right now.  Your thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated!   Here’s a shot of the team with Joan …

More Cool Puller Pictures

You can never have enough pictures of those ground-pounding pullers.  Come join in the fun, but you better bring your earplugs.   Many thanks to Matt and Deb for sharing their pictures.                                                           …

Wristband Specials

Don’t forget to purchase your wristbands for the always-fun carnival.  The wristband special for Friday night is from 6:00-10:00 PM and Saturdays special is from 12:00-4:00PM.  Wristbands are $20.00 for unlimited carnival rides.

The Coolest Green Bay Packers Quilt Ever

One of the featured items at this years CornFest Auction will be this totally cool Green Bay packers Quilt.  So get to the auction [It’s Sunday afternoon] place your bids and use it with Packers Pride!   Oh and you can tick off your Chicago Bears buddies.  Just kidding……………….