“Anson Ag Fair Set for End of September”

— Written By Janine Rywak and last updated by

If you have a green thumb, an artistic eye, or a flair for crafts, now is the time to start planning items to enter into this year’s county fair. The Anson Ag Fair be held Saturday, September 27 at the Cooperative Extension Center on McLaurin Street in Wadesboro.

Registration for all entries will be taken in on Thursday, September 25 from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Set aside a jar of canned goods that turned out better than you planned. Spruce up that favorite plant. Finish up a craft project you have been working on.

The fair will be judged on Friday and open to the public for display on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. Fair Rules and Regulations Booklets are available online at the Anson County Cooperative Extension Center website at http://anson.ces.ncsu.edu/ Click on the 2014 Anson Ag Expo & Fair link and the book can be downloaded in pdf format, complete with registration forms.

Remember that fair participation is open to youth as well. Age groups available for competition consist of: Pee Wee – 0 to 5 years, Pre-teen – 6 to 12, Teen – 13 to 19, and Adult – 20 and up. Entries in the categories of crafts, canned goods, ag products, photography, art and handicrafts will be welcomed for competition.

Items can also be entered into the “In Memoriam” and “Blast from the Past” categories. Items made by deceased loved ones can be entered in “In Memoriam” while items made prior to 2002 and never shown in a fair can be entered in “Blast from the Past”.