Tlell Fall Fair fast approaching

  • Jun. 19, 2012 1:00 p.m.

Submitted by Linda Louis–Where did the time go! The Tlell Fall Fair is only five weeks away, Sunday August. 5. Catalogue pages are now available on our web site sites.google.com/site/tlellfallfair. They will be at the following locations by the end of June. Home Hardware -Masset, Bayview Market- Port, Ranch Feeds – Tlell, Isabel Creek Store- QC. It’s easy to enter and there is no charge. You can enter as much as you like. Here’s how. Get an entry form; check off what you’d like to enter. Mail, drop off or fax to me 559-8975 (Box 497 Queen Charlotte) and your entry cards will be waiting at the info booth when you bring in your items. Shorter waiting time in line. Bring your entered items to the fair grounds on Aug. 4 between 3-6 pm.Please don’t bring animals or the following challenges until the day of the fair, but before 10 am. (flower arrangement, cake decorating and cupcake.Master gardener! With the way the weather has been, who’ll get it this year? Last year it was Emmy O’Gorman from Sandspit. She won a wheelbarrow full of goodies and bragging rights. How do you enter? Anyone who enters houseplants, garden flowers, fruit and vegetables, their name is put forward. The points given by the judges for each item in the four categories are totalled and the overall score gives us the master gardener. It comes with your name on the trophy and a prize. Can’t wait to see who gets it this year.ChallengesCraft: Make a stuffed farm animal, min. size 12″ x 12″ and no bigger than 18″x18″. You can add anything you want. Scarecrow: make a scarecrow as big or as little as you want. Do it as a family! Flower arrangement, whittling (carving), photography: photo must be colour and reflect the theme of the fair. Cake decorating: themedPlanter: homemade – no kits.Cup cake: kids onlyBrown bag (call me 559-8975 to get one now and Gladys Noddin 559-4624 after July 12)Come out and listen to this year’s entertainment, country singers, The Jeffersons. Lisa Brokop (who was here a few years ago) and her husband Paul Jefferson: our friend Valdy and for the children Ish Da Fish, along with locals. Grab a bite to eat, check out the saltwater touch tank and info booths, take home a craft from one of our many talented artists and craftsman. Enter the Rock Heart Show (info at rockheartshow@gmail.com), vote for one of our many challenges; try your hand at dart throwing or the fish pond, or just wandering through the animal and exhibit hall. See what other islanders young and young at heart have been up to. Hope to see you at the fair Aug. 5. Gates open at 10 am. Admission is $10 (16 and up) 5-15 $1 and under 5 free. Watch for posters.

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