164th Middleville Agricultural Fair

Middleville-Fair164th Middleville Agricultural Fair, September 19th 2015

The Middleville Agricultural Society was formed in 1851 to help farmers improve their farming practices. It ordered pure and reliable seeds in bulk for its members and imported purebred rams to boost the quality of local sheep and wool. In 1883 the Society purchased the fairground property and built the large Exhibition Hall. In 1902 the Temperance Society added a meeting hall now used as a dining hall.

Since 1851 in September the Middleville Agricultural Society have organized the Middleville Fair as a fall celebration of rural life.

 

Agriculture is the main focus of the Fair with animal flower fruit and vegetable exhibits and competitions. Crafts baking and preserving and heritage displays of antique machinery and household items as well as old fashioned games and races for the children fill out the day. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Quilt draw at 4:30 p.m. at the fairgrounds.

The theme for 2015 is ‘Celebrating 100 years’.

Fair Highlights

8:30 AM Judging of Hall Exhibits (Doors to these exhibits will not open until all judging is complete. Usually around 11 AM)

10:00 AM Fair Opens

Light Horse Show

Heavy Horse Show

11:00 Pet Show (By the Fire Hall)

Judging of Cattle, Swine, Poultry and Sheep

11:30 Vegetable Racing (By the Fire Hall)

11:30 – 1:00 Home-cooked Ham and Bean Lunch in the Dining Hall

$9 Adult; $5 Children 8 years and under

1:00 Teddy Bear Show

1:30 North Lanark 4H achievement Program – Sheep

3:00 Dinner Tickets on Sale in Office

4:30 Turkey Supper

Numbered tickets, served in order

$13 Adult; $8 Children 8 years and under

For more information visit: www.middlevillefair.ca

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