Host of the annual Illinois Renewable Energy and Sustainable Lifestyle Fair  
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2014 Fair

The 13th annual Illinois Renewable Energy & Sustainable Lifestyle Fair will be held on Saturday, August 23rd and Sunday, August 24th, 2014 at the Ogle County Fairgrounds in Oregon, IL.

Times are from 9:00 A.M. till 5:00 P.M. on Saturday and 10:00 A.M. till 4 P.M. on Sunday.

Adults: $5 a day or $7 for both days

Youths, Children (in the company of an adult), IREA Members: free

Pets are not allowed on Fairgrounds.



 2014 Fair Workshops

2014 Booths

Keynote Speakers


Farm animal rescues

Unfortunately, our farm animal rescuer got called away at the last minute by his employer.

We will reschedule another opportunity in the near future.


Hands-on workshop PV workshop

We will be offering another opportunity for a hands-on PV system workshop this fall.


Special children’s workshop (times posted)
Build a solar powered charger for phones and other small hand held devices. $8.25 fee. Jeff Green, Solar installer. Maximum 15 total for the weekend.


Saturday night dinner 6 p.m

Stay & chat! Fiesta Palace will offer a dinner on Saturday night after the fair. Three tacos & a drink, $7.50. Register & pay in advance for participant count.







Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation

The Rock River Times


Kickapoo Nature Conservancy


Ogle County Waste Management

Oregon Park District

Northern Public Radio

Radish Magazine


Byron Forest Preserve


Patchwork Inn