Kitsap County Fairgrounds

Kitsap County Fair & Stampede canceled this year

Kitsap County Fair & Stampede canceled this year

For over 60 years, the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede has been a favorite tradition for families on the peninsula. This year’s fair, after much… Continue reading

 

Kitsap Quilters Show set for this weekend

Kitsap Quilters Show set for this weekend

Event takes place Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds

 

Kitsap County Fair kicks off with plenty of entertainment and exhibits

Kitsap County Fair kicks off with plenty of entertainment and exhibits

Kitsap County Fair & Stampede has free admission this year

Kitsap County Fair kicks off with plenty of entertainment and exhibits
Pigs will be on display at the Kitsap 4-H club exhibit. (Photo courtesy Katrina Bastian)

This little piggy went to the fair: Kitsap 4-H Club prepares for exhibits at County Fair | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

The Kitsap 4-H club is preparing for another year of exhibits for the 2019 Kitsap County Fair & Stampede. Members will have the opportunity to… Continue reading

Pigs will be on display at the Kitsap 4-H club exhibit. (Photo courtesy Katrina Bastian)
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Fair headliners promise a myriad of sonic stylings | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

A “Redneck Yacht Club.” Anthems celebrating the “Young And Foolish.” And exes who don’t even drink whiskey? This year’s talented lineup of musicians set to… Continue reading

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Georgia Lieb and Kaia Whishant are Kitsap Stampede and Rodeo royalty. (Photo courtesy Danise Barnes)

Meet your rodeo royalty | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

Giddy up! And say hello to Rodeo Royalty, Miss Kitsap Fair & Stampede Georgia Leib and Miss Katie Kitsap Kaia Whisnant, at the Kitsap County… Continue reading

Georgia Lieb and Kaia Whishant are Kitsap Stampede and Rodeo royalty. (Photo courtesy Danise Barnes)
Barrelman Denny Halstead awaits his time to step into the ring. (Photo courtesy Kent Soule - Hoot Creek Photography)

The ballad of the bullfighter | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

Ask a bullfighter why they go out there, night after night, and put themselves in harm’s way, and the answer might leave you unsatisfied. Not… Continue reading

Barrelman Denny Halstead awaits his time to step into the ring. (Photo courtesy Kent Soule - Hoot Creek Photography)
A fond farewell for the CK Class of 2018 | Photo Gallery

A fond farewell for the CK Class of 2018 | Photo Gallery

EAST BREMERTON — 330 Central Kitsap High school seniors walked across the stage on Friday, June 15, to recieve their diplomas in front of a… Continue reading

A fond farewell for the CK Class of 2018 | Photo Gallery

Take a second chance at prom to support local charities

Josephine’s 2nd Chance Prom donating proceeds to Camp to Belong of Washington and The Coffee Oasis.

Quilters show set for Oct. 6-7

BREMERTON — The West Sound Quilters’ annual quilt show — “Tradition with a Twist” — will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct.… Continue reading

Destruction Derby ‘more’ than just smashing cars

Destruction Derby ‘more’ than just smashing cars

BREMERTON — “You have to know something about the mechanics of a car or truck, and know how to drive to be successful at this,”… Continue reading

Destruction Derby ‘more’ than just smashing cars
Kitsap County Fair a huge draw | Slideshow

Kitsap County Fair a huge draw | Slideshow

BREMERTON — The Kitsap County Fair, first held in 1923 in Port Orchard (that was recorded), closed up after a succesful Sunday Aug. 27, following… Continue reading

Kitsap County Fair a huge draw | Slideshow
Destruction Derby ‘more of a game’ than just smashing cars | Slideshow

Destruction Derby ‘more of a game’ than just smashing cars | Slideshow

BREMERTON — “You have to know something about the mechanics of a car or truck, and know how to drive to be successful at this,”… Continue reading

Destruction Derby ‘more of a game’ than just smashing cars | Slideshow
Sophie Bonomi | Kitsap News Group file photo                                A rider and her horse show grace and skill in the barrel riding event in the 2016 Kitsap County Fair. Now, the equestrian arena is fully covered and upgraded, enabling equestrian programs to use the arena year-round.

New arena should ‘spur interest’ in year-round equestrian programs at the fairgrounds

By Michelle Beahm Kitsap News Group BREMERTON — About two years ago, Ron Gascoyne requested a face-to-face meeting with Kitsap County Parks Director Jim Dunwiddie… Continue reading

Sophie Bonomi | Kitsap News Group file photo                                A rider and her horse show grace and skill in the barrel riding event in the 2016 Kitsap County Fair. Now, the equestrian arena is fully covered and upgraded, enabling equestrian programs to use the arena year-round.

Kitsap Soccer Club signs seven for upcoming season

BREMERTON — Kitsap Soccer Club signed seven players last week to continue filling out the team’s 2017 National Premier League roster. KSC signed attacking midfielder… Continue reading

The tennis courts at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds are used by Olympic High School’s tennis program. A recent memorandum of understanding has granted Central Kitsap School District granted continued use, as well as liability and responsibility of renovating and maintaining the courts.                                Michelle Beahm / File photo

County partners with school district in upgrade to athletic fields

CENTRAL KITSAP — The Central Kitsap School District approved a memorandum of understanding March 22 with the Kitsap County Parks Department, granting CKSD use of… Continue reading

The tennis courts at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds are used by Olympic High School’s tennis program. A recent memorandum of understanding has granted Central Kitsap School District granted continued use, as well as liability and responsibility of renovating and maintaining the courts.                                Michelle Beahm / File photo

23rd annual Kitsap Water Festival needs volunteers

CENTRAL KITSAP — Learning about water is fun. Learning about water is especially fun when third- and fourth-graders get to spend the day at the… Continue reading