Bondville Fair seeks entries

The 219th edition of the Bondville Fair will take place Aug. 28-30 at the fairgrounds off Route 30.

Vermont's oldest continuous fair invites residents to enter garden produce, cooking specialties, artistic endeavors, and original art works to be judged and possibly awarded ribbons for excellence.

Judging and displays will be at the Ailene Capen Floral Hall.

Entries are accepted Thursday, Aug. 27, from 4 to 7 p.m., and Friday, Aug, 28, from 9 to 10 a.m. Two items per category for adults is allowed, with unlimited entries for fruits and vegetables for adults, and for all items entered by children under 16 in all categories.

Judging will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on the Aug. 28. The hall is open for viewing from noon on Friday until closing, and opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Entries must be picked up by 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug, 30.

The 2015 Exhibit Categories are vegetables, fruits, and eggs; plants and cut flowers; hay; preserves and pickles; baked goods and bread; needlecraft and clothing; and arts and crafts (must have been created within two years and not been awarded a cash prize previously at the Bondville Fair.)

Ribbons and cash prizes are awarded for first ($4), second ($3) and third ($2) place in each category, with rosettes awarded for outstanding displays. Children under 16 are judged separately in the vegetable and arts and crafts categories.

Contact Emmett Dunbar in South Londonderry at 802-824-4658 or [email protected] or visit the Bondville Fair website at for entry guidelines and directions.

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