Horticulture and Educational Exhibits at the White County Fair

Sep 5th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

September 7-14 is the week set for the 2013White County Fair to be held in Searcy at the White County Fairgrounds.  There will be carnival rides, livestock shows featuring some of the best animals in the state, rodeos, pageants, educational booths and of course the horticulture exhibits.  All White County residents or those attending school in the county are eligible to exhibit and compete for prize money and bragging rights for the year.

Everyone is encouraged to bring their home grown items to the White County Fair in September.  Garden vegetables, fruits, field crops, hay, flowers, houseplants and floral arrangements can be entered in the horticulture exhibit building.  Jams, jellies, quilts, baked goods, art, crafts and handmade sewn items are just a portion of what you can bring to the educational building for exhibit and competition.

There is still time to reserve your group’s educational booth.  Call the Extension Service office at 501-268-5394 to reserve your space now.  Rules and dates for events can be found on the fair’s website at www.whitecountyfairgrounds.org.  All educational and horticultural exhibits may be entered on Sunday, September 8 from 1-3:00 p.m. or on Monday, September 9 from 8:00 – Noon.

If you have questions or need assistance with entering your items in the fair, simply call our office for help.  We can be reached at 501-268-5394 by email at ssanders@uaex.edu.  We will be glad to help you and look forward to seeing you and your entries at the fair!

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

For additional information, contact your county office of the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service or visit the website at http://www.uaex.edu/ . The Extension Service is part of the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture.