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Drawing of a farmer who is standing in a green field, wearing overalls and a hat, holding a pitchfork, and greeting you.

Last update: August 1, 2017.

two people judging Home Arts exhibits

Home Arts entries on Wednesday

Non-perishable exhibits may be entered at the Home Arts barn, between 6:30 and 8:30 PM this Wednesday, August 2nd. Home Arts has moved to the large barn labeled as Sheep, Goats, and Swine.

Home Arts judging on Friday

Judges can check-in as early as 5:00 PM on Friday, August 4th. Training for judges begins at 5:45 PM, allowing time for those who wish to use their judges' meal ticket at the Middlesex Advisory Food Booth. The Home Arts exhibit area will be closed to the public on Friday evening for judging. There will be other events scheduled for viewing in the livestock barn and the pull arena.

Fair Book illustration

The 2017 Fair Book is available on the Downloads page, as are forms for Fair exhibitors.

2017 4-H Fair T-shirts

drawing of farm animals and barn

Original artwork that T-shirts are based on.

4-H Fair T-shirts will be sold at the Fair, the first weekend in August. 2017 T-shirts showcase artwork by Julianna Fleischer incorporating this year's Fair theme by Emily Gilchrist.

Live. Laugh. Love. T-shirt art.Peace sign Fair t-shirtWhy Did the Chicken Cross the Road? t-shirtprevious T-shirt designs

State Baking Contests

apple pie

Three baking contests held at your local member Fairs, allow the first place winner of each to advance to the state contest. The 2017 contests are:

😸 Of particular note this year is that the top crust for the apple pie must not be a lattice top and that the pie dish measures 9 inches across at the top inside of the dish.

woman smiling and walking fast

Enjoying a 2nd place win in the adult baking contest.