Bleachers were full and many cheers were had at the 1st Annual Fairytales Animal Show at the Kewaunee County Fair Saturday morning.
Creator of the Fairytales Animal Show Morgan Servaes talked earlier in the month about the event and how it truly came to be. Now on the day of the event, she shared some nerves, but those were quickly washed away when she saw the bleachers filled with people watching and seeing her dream and goal come true.
One of the showpersons with special needs was Michael Funk, who was able to experience what it felt like to showcase and lead a goat onto the shavings. Michael will be a freshman at Luxemburg-Casco High School, and loves animals and being in nature, especially traveling in the family’s Cessna 172 aircraft. Michael was joined by his family, who talked about the experience after the show, including how they got involved with the program.
Also being able to enjoy the experience was 10 year old Oliver Pryes, who is entering fourth grade at Luxemburg-Casco. Oliver loves hanging out with his friends, playing with his Scooby Doo guys, and his very active with the Kewaunee County Special Olympics. Alongside both of the boys were mentors, who helped out not only while they were presenting, but leading up to the event as well. One of those mentors was Anna Pravecheck, who has shown animals before, but talked about how special this event truly was.
It was a special moment for many on Saturday morning, one that the people involved will surely never forget.