200th Bondville Fair is this weekend
The schedule includes competitions at the pulling track for oxen, horses, trucks and tractors, floral, quilt and craft exhibitions, a sugar house demonstration, farm animals, bingo, and a midway with rides.
At 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, the "Pee Wee Pedal Power Pull" will be held for children ages 3-9. There is no admission fee, but all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Locally-raised produce, cooking specialties, arts and crafts will once again be judged and displayed at the Ailene Capen Floral Hall. Entries will be accepted from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday and from 8-10 a.m. on Friday.
Two items are allowed per category, with unlimited entries for vegetables, fruit and all childrens' items in all categories. Entries are being accepted in the following categories:
- Vegetables, fruits and eggs (Unlimited entries adult and child)
- Plants and cut flowers
- Preserves and pickles
- Baked goods & bread
- Needlecraft & clothing
- Arts and Crafts (Must have been created within 2 years and not awarded a cash prize at the Bondville Fair.)
Judging will take place from 10:30 a.m. to Noon Friday, Aug. 25, when the exhibit hall will open for the fair. Entries must be picked up by 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27.
Admission is $5 for all on Friday, and $10 for general admission and $5 for seniors on Saturday and Sunday. Gates open at 10 a.m. all three days of the fair.
For more information, contact Emmett Dunbar at 802-824-4658, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Bondville Fair website www.bondvillefair.org for entry guidelines and directions.
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