Entry forms are now being accepted for exhibit entries in the Harvest Fair, which takes place during the Draft Horse Classic, September 22 – 25, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The deadline to turn in entry forms to enter exhibits is 4 pm on Friday, September 16. It’s free to enter, and all exhibitors will receive complimentary tickets to the Friday evening performance of the Draft Horse Classic.
Entry forms are now being accepted at the Fair Office and here. There are more than 100 different categories to choose from, including fruits and vegetables, cobblers, harvest pies, scarecrows, jams, honey, cut flowers, produce characters, and birdhouses. There’s even a “Garden Photo Contest” to share the beauty of your own garden and plants; and an Adult Artistic Corner for those interested in showing off arts and crafts. So many fun categories to choose!
There’s a division for youth and teens, which includes categories like apple face dolls, decoupage, Halloween masks, painted pumpkins, wreaths, table settings, and ceramics. Plus, there’s a Special People’s division for those interested in showing off their talents at the Harvest Fair.
Exhibitors must either submit paper entry forms at the Fair office or enter online between now and Friday, September 16 at 4 pm. It’s free and it’s simple!
Complete descriptions of all Harvest Fair divisions and categories are available here, at the Fair’s Office on McCourtney Road, or by calling the Fairgrounds Office at (530) 273-6217.
The Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair runs September 22 – 25 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. There are six performances featuring the beautiful Draft Horses – Thursday and Friday at 6:30 pm, Saturday at 10 am and 6:30 pm, and Sunday at 10 am and 4 pm.
In addition to the Draft Horse performances, the Harvest Fair is happening at the Fairgrounds throughout the event. Musical entertainment, Art at the Classic, food vendors on Treat Street and around the grounds, a clogging jamboree, Harvest Fair exhibits, and visits to the barns make for a fun family day at the Harvest Fair.
Don’t forget! Friday is the last day to turn in your paperwork to enter an item in the Fair. Or, enter online, and you have until Sunday evening to complete the paperwork! From flowers to photography to quilts to poetry! It’s easy to fill out the paperwork, and you could win a pretty sweet ribbon for those yummy cookies! Enter here or visit the Fair Office on McCourtney Road.
The Nevada County Fair’s Competition Handbook, which includes all the information you need to enter exhibits in this year’s Fair, is now available. If you can make it, bake it, grow it or show it, there is a category for you – and it can be found in the Competition Handbook!
Why not showcase a child’s artwork project from school, a cooking skill, or a special collection? Try baking cookies, entering a photo, creating a produce character, making the Ugliest Decorated Cake, writing a poem, entering the Pet Look-A-Like photo contest, or making a bookmark. This year, we have some new categories like blue jean art, creative yard art, toothpick art, or creating a string garden (Kokedama).
There are also lots of special contests like the Squash Mobile Races, Daily Special Food Contests, and an Instagram contest. With hundreds of categories available for children and adults – the Competition Handbook has something for everyone.
Copies of the free handbook are available at the Fairgrounds’ Office, Chamber of Commerce offices, post offices, county libraries, Raley’s, SPD, Ben Franklin, Foothill Mercantile, and other local businesses, as well as on-line at NevadaCountyFair.com.
It’s easy to enter! Look through the book, pick your favorite categories, and follow the simple steps for completing the entry forms. You can even enter on-line. Most categories are free to enter, and you can enter on-line or at the Fair office. The deadline for submitting entry forms and on-line entries is July 22 at 4 pm.
How about entering an exhibit in this year’s Fair? It’s easy and it’s fun! The Nevada County Fair’s Competition Handbook, which includes all the information you need to enter exhibits, is now available. If you can make it, bake it, grow it or show it, there is a category for you! Visit here for details.
Enter an exhibit in the Nevada County Fair. It’s easy to enter, it’s fun to see your exhibits on display, and most categories are free. Deadline to turn in forms is July 24. Visit here for all the information.