8/17-8/20-Ride the Shops

The Specialty Shops Group of Fairbury – this Shopping Mecca for unique, special interest, and every day merchandise and services is joining forces with the Fairbury Fair to add their “flair” to one of Fairbury’s more exciting summer time frames. These Guru’s of the “shopping adventure” are extending a welcome to the Fair visitors with their incredible diversity of interesting and appealing merchandise that not only provides a bonanza of bargains but also makes for a lot of fun in just “looking” for new ideas and innovative gifts. Each of these shops and businesses will have their “in house” attractions and, its a comfortable, atmospherically controlled, way to take a break from the Fair’s Midway and maybe find that “thing” that really fits you or, someone you want to get something for. Along the way of travel that takes you to all these different Shops you’ll also find a lot of comfortable places to sit down and have lunch or dinner so you’re covered no matter what. And, just like the rides on the Midway, you can come and “Ride the Shops” of Fairbury and see what’s there for you and yours. Here’s the places to go:

Country Cupboard – grab a quick gourmet deli sandwich and check out their variety of snacks, drink mixes, candles, and gluten free products along with a whole lot more.
Dave’s Supermarket – WonderRoast Seasoned Whole Rotisserie Chicken – just $5 – it takes the “Best in Class”
Fairbury Furniture – they’ve got a huge inventory of all kinds of furniture and home decor – check out their deals
Heart’s Desire Antiques & Accents – presenting JR Watkins products for your baking endeavors and all sorts of special interest merchandise
Kilgus Farmstead Country Store – locally produced meats, milk, cheese and a lot more – get a soft serve ice cream cone for just a buck
Lost in Time/Lost Arts – the Lost in Time Corner featuring great dining, a variety of baked goods, and crafting supplies
Meyer’s Gifts – for that unique gift – check out their Rada Cutlery, Enamelware, & have a battery put in your watch
Nature’s Design Floral Gallery – here’s your florals, home decor, candles, gift items and so much more
Once ‘n Again – clothes, shoes, handbags, accessories, furniture – spend $10 or more and get $10 in “Comeback Bucks”
Serendipity Cards & Gifts – got a bunch of new Fall items in – get your gift and the card to give it with

Here’s some easy dining opportunities that are all along the way:
Benchwarmers Pub – newly remodeled with a lot of new menu items
China Kitchen – oriental buffet
Dairy Queen – cold treats and hot eats
Dave’s 3rd St Deli – lunch “deli style” with daily specials
Indian Creek Country Club – dining with a view and an extensive menu
Lost in Time – specialty sandwiches and salads and daily specials
Marchelloni’s – like pizza/Italian? Well, here you go – check out their pizza buffet

Plenty to do, places to go, and things to see – that’s Fairbury from August 17th through the 20th – well, that’s Fairbury most any time but with the Fairbury Fair in full motion you’ve got four to five days here that won’t leave you short on fun, adventure, and shopping. Check out those Specialty Shops – they’re friendly and comfortable in addition to giving you a great variety of shopping. For the Shops hours and locations check out the brochures that are spotted throughout the Fairbury (and surrounding area) businesses.

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