Fall Fair Sunday

  • Aug. 1, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Islanders will flock to Tlell this Sunday to see animals, vegetables, music, demonstrations, and more, at the thirty- second annual Fall Fair.Gates open at 10 am, said organizer Linda Louis, with a plaque presentation commemorating Graham Island East Coast Farmers’ Institute’s 100 years of service to agriculture on the islands.Music will begin after a mid-morning tai chi demonstration, with acts such as headliner fiddle virtuoso Sierra Noble, children’s musician Rick Scott, and island- delight Out of the Blue.The regular Sunday farmers’ market will move to the fair grounds, so there’ll be plenty of prize-winning foods to bring home and a wide variety of prepared meals to eat.Various demonstrations will happen throughout the day, including egg handling, pony rides and candle making. The Parks and Marine Management touch tank will be on site to get a feel for ocean life.Attendees can wander through the exhibit hall, with its new doors, admiring island produce, houseplants, handi-crafts, and baking. Also, don’t forget to stop by the tractor display!There will be additional pens and cages to accommodate more poultry and livestock this year, said Ms Louis, who confirmed there will be a Nigerian Dwarf goat to visit.The fair will wrap up around 5 pm. Contact Ms Louis at 559-8975 with any questions.

Just Posted

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project searches for partners

TransCanada is renewing permits for its natural gas pipeline project to North Coast.

Coastal GasLink stops work to investigate archaeological find

OGC archaeologists are en route to the Houston-area site where Unist’ot’en report finding stone tools

Millennium Memorial Park a birders’ paradise

Findings by the Delkatla Sanctuary Society has given birdwatchers more reason to… Continue reading

Major upgrades needed for Port sewage lagoon

Engineering firm itemizes shortcomings for provincial and federal standards

All Native Basketball Tournament Day 5: Recap

Highlights and results from day 5 at the All Native Tournament

VIDEO: Historic night in Red Deer as 2019 Canada Winter Games kicks off

Star-studded Opening Ceremony features athletes from across Canada

Flying squirrels found to glow pink in the dark, including two from B.C.

Squirrels from Hope and Abbotsford were included in the biologists’ database

Ontario police field complaints over Amber Alert for missing girl, 11, found dead

Some said the Amber Alert issued late Thursday for Riya Rajkumar disrupted their sleep

Names keep adding to vaccine petition started by B.C. mom

Maple Ridge mom started campaign to make vaccination a condition of attending school

Northern B.C. First Nation clan says ancient tools found at pipeline work site

Archeologists from the Smithsonian Institute estimate one of the stones found dates back up to 3500 years

Wilson-Raybould resignation stokes anger, frustration within veterans community

Liberals have had three veterans-affairs ministers — Kent Hehr, Seamus O’Regan and Wilson-Raybould

No Center of Gravity festival in Kelowna this summer: organizers

COG organizers said the hope is to return to the Okanagan in 2020

Eight cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver outbreak

Coastal Health official say the cases stem from the French-language Ecole Jules Verne Secondary

Most Read