Family Fun Fair celebrates 70 years

Sophia Phillips watches her friend, Mia Sylvester, who was celebrating her 7th birthday, play a dice game at the Family Fun Fair at Williams Bay High School April 21. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

By Penny Gruetzmacher


The 70th Annual Family Fun Fair was held at Williams Bay High School April 21. The event is a major fundraiser that benefits the fine arts department for the school.

The fun fair featured 21 games in the gymnasium, including a face-painting station. A deal was offered to kids with the purchase of a $10 wristband, which gave them admission to all the games available.

Small prizes were given out at the games, with older students, parents and teachers all volunteering at the event. A variety of raffle and silent auction items – all at nominal prices from 25 cents to a couple dollars – were available including: an Apple Watch, a long board, a wreath that featured $300 worth of gift cards, and baskets from movie themes to LEGOs to crafts.

A silent auction table featured artwork, cutting boards, homemade candles while another attraction was the cake walk, run by students and a popular place for both kids and adults at the fun fair. big attraction was the cake walk.

The sophomore class sold refreshments including pizza, nachos, soda and water, to earn money toward next year’s prom.

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