News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Valley Life

June 23, 2013

Vigo County Fair seeks Open Class exhibitors

TERRE HAUTE — Exhibitors are needed for the Vigo County Fair Open Class Department to showcase their talents or hobbies.

Divisions include canning, culinary, fine arts, floriculture, hobby and crafts, horticulture, miscellaneous foods, needlecraft and photography. From acrylic and oil paintings in the Fine Arts Department to wedding cakes and cookies in the Culinary Department, there’s something for everyone.

The Culinary, Miscellaneous Foods, and Canning Departments include cakes, pies, cookies, breads, barbeque sauce, salsa, salad dressing, divinity, fudge and food preservation items.

Gardeners may enter tomatoes, cabbage, green beans, apples, cherries, peaches, grapes, plums, flowers, houseplants, arrangements, and herbs in the Horticulture or Floriculture departments. There are also largest zucchini, tomato, cabbage and potato contests.

The Hobbies and Crafts Department includes jewelry making, fabric paint crafts, ceramics, basketry and blacksmithing. Needlecraft entries can be quilts, knit or crocheted items, sewn materials or needle work.

Amateur or professional artists may enter acrylic, oil, water color, pencil, ink, chalk or marker mediums to the Fine Arts Department and photos may be entered in the Photography Department.

Three contests are planned. This year’s Baker’s Best Contest theme is “Apricot.” Contest entries are accepted 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 10 at the Community Center (Floriculture) Building on Wabash Valley Fairgrounds. Judging will take place at noon and the entries will be auctioned off at 6:30 p.m. as a fundraiser. The King Arthur Flour Baking Contest has two divisions this year.

The Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest is open to ages 8-17 and the Coffee Cake Contest is open to ages 18 plus and will take place July 8. Entries will be received from noon to 2 p.m. in the Annex (Home & Family Arts/Women’s) Building. Judging will take place at 2 p.m. and prizes will be awarded at 3:30 p.m.

The BBQ contest will be conducted July 12 along with the 4-H BBQ Contest. Set-up begins at 10 a.m.; food must be completed by noon for judging.

The Open Class Fair Book with instructions for making entries is available at www.extension.purdue.

edu/vigo. See the Open Class link in the bottom left corner for guidelines and information. Open Class books may also be picked up at the Purdue Extension- Vigo County Office at 275 Ohio St., between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. through July 5. There are no entry fees. Open Class exhibits are open to everyone. Participants don’t have to live in Vigo County. For more information, call 812-462-3371 or visit www.vigofair.com. This year’s fair dates are July 7-13.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Valley Life
Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Raw: Plane Lands on New York Highway Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Raw: Black Boxes of Downed Jetliner Turned Over Raw: 25 Family Members Killed in Gaza Airstrike Raw: MH17 Passenger Remains in Kharkiv, Ukraine Israeli Aircraft Hits Dozens of Gaza Targets 'Weird Al' Is Wowed by Album's Success Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' WWII Vet Gets Medals, 70 Years Late AP Exclusive: American Beaten in Israel Speaks Raw: International Team Inspects MH17 Bodies Today in History for July 22nd
NDN Video
Samsung Pre-Trolls The IPhone 6 With New Ad Prince George Turns 1 and is Already a Trendsetter Swim Daily, Nina Agdal in the Cook Islands Guilty Dog Apologizes to Baby for Stealing Her Toy Train Collides With Semi Truck Carrying Lighter Fluid Kanye West Tells-All on Wedding in "GQ" Interview Tony Dungy Weighs in on Michael Sam Scarlett Johansson Set To Marry In August New Star Wars Episode XII X-Wing Revealed Obama: Putin must push separatists to aid MH17 probe Michigan inmates no longer allowed to wear orange due to 'OITNB' Adam Levine Ties the Knot Sebastian The Ibis Walks Beautiful Bride Down The Aisle | ACC Must See Moment NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong Faces of Souls Lost in Malaysian Plane Crash 105-year-old woman throws first pitch Man Creates Spreadsheet of Wife's Reasons for Turning Down Sex 'Weird Al' Is Wowed by Album's Success Rory McIlroy struggles, surges, wins British Open NOW TRENDING: Real life Pac-Man
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity