Featured artist of the day, “Mollie B” of the RFD-TV “Mollie B Polka Party,” is performing throughout the festival. (Submitted photo)
Featured artist of the day, “Mollie B” of the RFD-TV “Mollie B Polka Party,” is performing throughout the festival. (Submitted photo)

The Annual Cresco Polkafest is Saturday, July 6, at the (air conditioned) Expo Center located on the Howard County fairgrounds in Cresco.

The doors open at 11:30, with music from noon-7 p.m. Food is served throughout the fest, and a full bar is available.

This year's bands are the Squeezebox Band from Ohio; and the Jim Busta Band from Minnesota. Featured artist of the day, "Mollie B" of the RFD-TV "Mollie B Polka Party," is performing throughout the festival.

There also are guest performances by the "Moravians Czech Band" from Ennis, Texas. The "Moravians" are a seven-piece band - all under the age of 21.

"Mollie B" is the weekly host of the RFD-TV "Mollie B Polka Party." This show is aired four times each week on the RFD-TV network.

Recently, "Mollie B" was awarded the "Female Vocalist of the Year" by the United States Polka Association. This is the third year Mollie has received this award.