Enter Your Exhibits In The Harvest Fair At The Draft Horse Classic

It’s free and all exhibitors will receive free tickets to a Draft Horse Classic performance

Entry forms are now being accepted for exhibits in the Harvest Fair, which takes place during the Draft Horse Classic, September 21 – 23, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The deadline to turn in entry forms to enter exhibits is 4 pm on Friday, September 14. It’s free to enter and all exhibitors will receive complimentary tickets to the Friday morning performance of the Draft Horse Classic.

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 an Adult Artistic Corner for those interested in showing off arts and crafts. There’s a division for youth and teens, which includes categories like apple face dolls, decoupage, painted pumpkins, wreaths, table settings, and ceramics. A complete description of all Harvest Fair divisions and categories is available online.

To enter, exhibitors must submit entry forms at the Fair office or online between now and Friday, September 14 at 4 pm. It’s free, it’s a simple process to complete the paperwork, and it’s fun to see your exhibits on display at the Harvest Fair.

The Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair is September 21 – 23 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. There are six performances to choose from – Friday at 10 am and 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, vendors selling wares at the Western Trade Show, Harvest Fair exhibits, and visits to the barns make for a fun day at the Harvest Fair.

The Western Music Fest takes place each day beginning at noon on Friday and Saturday and 11 am on Sunday at Pine Tree Stage. There will be ongoing musical entertainment, with the sounds of Sourdough Slim, Strung Nugget Gang, Dust in My Coffee, and Danny Morris and The California Stars. Headliners include James Gamer’s Tribute to Johnny Cash on Friday, September 21 from 4:30 pm – 6 pm; and Brenn Hill, performing cowboy and country music, on Saturday, September 22 from 4:30 – 6 pm. All musical entertainment is free, so stop by and grab a bite to eat, enjoy some music under the shade of the tall pine trees, and catch a Draft Horse performance after the musical entertainment.

For Draft Horse performance tickets or information about entering a Harvest Fair exhibit, call the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217.

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Enter an Exhibit in the Harvest Fair

Have you thought about entering an exhibit in this year’s Harvest Fair at the Draft Horse Classic? We’re currently accepting entry forms, and you can enter online or at the Fair Office. As an added bonus, all those who enter receive free tickets to the Draft Horse Classic on Friday morning. It’s a win-win, so get those entry forms in.

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Saturday: Sierra BrewFest

Looking for something fun to do on Saturday? Check out the Sierra BrewFest, happening from 3 – 6:30 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Sample more than 100 handcrafted beers at this unique, unlimited microbrew tasting experience. Enjoy delicious food from local food trucks and restaurants and musical entertainment. Sierra BrewFest is a benefit for Music in the Mountains. Tickets can be purchased at BriarPatch, SPD, or at the gate. Visit SierraBrewFest.com for details.

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Auction Totals Up! Thank You for Supporting Youth in Agriculture!

Wow! This year’s Junior Livestock Auction and Ag Mechanics Auction together grossed more than $670,000 (which includes $64,000 in bumps) for our local youth! A record setting year!! Thank you to all the buyers and businesses for supporting Nevada County’s youth in agriculture. What an amazing community!

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Thank You to Our Fair Partners!

A big thank you to Cirino’s At Main Street, Hansen Bros Enterprises, and That’s Byers for their support as this year’s Nevada County Fair Presenting Sponsors. These sponsors, as well as our more than 80 community partners, help to fund different Fair activities and services at the Fair (free shuttle to the Fair, water station, and Special Events Tent games and prizes just to name a few) and we are so thankful for their community support! Thank you for helping us make the 2018 Fair a success!

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