It’s free and all exhibitors will receive free tickets to a Draft Horse Classic performance
Entries are now being accepted for the Harvest Fair, September 24 – 27, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The deadline for Nevada County residents to turn in entry forms to enter exhibits is 5 pm on Friday, September 18. It’s free to enter, and all exhibitors will receive free tickets to the Thursday evening performance of the Draft Horse Classic.
Entry forms are now being accepted at the Fair Office and on-line for more than 100 different categories, including fruits and vegetables, cobblers, harvest pies, scarecrows, dried flowers, jams, honey, cut flowers, produce characters, and birdhouses. There’s even a garden photo contest. So many fun categories to choose from!
There’s also a special division for youth and teens, which includes categories like decoupage, Halloween masks, painted pumpkins, poetry, table settings, and wreaths.
Exhibitors must either submit paper entry forms at the Fair office or enter online at www.NevadaCountyFair.com. There is no entry fee for those who enter an exhibit in the Harvest Fair, and exhibitors have the opportunity to win a ribbon and a little bit of cash.
Complete descriptions of all Harvest Fair divisions and categories are available online at Nevada County Fair Website, at the Fair’s Office on McCourtney Road, or by calling the Fairgrounds Office at (530) 273-6217.
The Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair runs September 24 – 27 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. There are six performances featuring the magnificent Draft Horses – Thursday and Friday at 6:30 pm, Saturday at 10 am and 6:30 pm, and Sunday at 10 am and 4 pm.
In addition to the Draft Horse performances, the Harvest Fair is bustling with activities during the four-day event. Live entertainment, Art at the Classic, Treat Street goodies, a Dutch oven cook-off, a clogging jamboree, a lumberjack show, a live shoeing competition, special exhibits, and visits to the barns and breed pavilion make for a family fun day at the Harvest Fair.
For Draft Horse performance tickets or information about entering a Harvest Fair exhibit, call the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217.