The Harwinton Fair

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162nd annual fair – Friday through Sunday – October 5, 6 & 7, 2018

New this year
All Weekend
CT State Junior Quilt Contest – “Wall Hanging”
Adult admission now $6pp; children 12 & under free
All Adult Flower Entries – bring in Friday by 5:30pm for Judging at 7:00pm
Saturday hours 8am-8pm
Open & Youth 3D Barrel Racing and Gymkhana Competitions in Horse Ring

Again this year on Friday
4pm – Mini horse pulls in Draw ring
4-9pm – entry to the fairgrounds
5pm – Wamogo Timber Team. Wood chopping demonstrations in wood-chopping area
6-9pm – Doodle Bug Competition in the Tractor Pull area
Classic car show
Music in the bandstand
Music on the lower stage
Food & other concessions available all evening
Rides & amusements (wristbands available for purchase)

Annual Contests
Hay Bale Tossing
For males
Saturday, 1:00pm
Sunday, 10:00am

Oxen Teamster Challenge
Saturday, 1:00pm
South end of Fairgrounds – near Pulling Ring

Skillet Tossing
For Women of 18 years and up – Sign up that morning – Free Event
Held Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon; come join the fun!

Tractor Pulls
Antique Tractor Pulls 10:00am Saturday morning
Garden Tractor Pulls 10:00am Sunday morning

All Weekend
Antique Tractor Show all weekend

Blacksmith Shop

Civil War Era Demonstrations & Living History
Educational & Informative about the historical Civil War Era life & times

Country Store & Early Americana Display
Americana demonstrations all Weekend

Draft Horse Exhibit & Demonstration
Exhibit & demonstration Sat & Sun
Talk on draft horse and wagon Sunday in Horse Show Ring at Noon

Pig Races – Saturday & Sunday
4 races each day – Noon, 1:30pm, 2:30pm & 3:30pm

Pisgah Mountain Primitives
Demonstrations of Pioneer Living, Blacksmithing & Cooking

Woodchopping competitions
Saturday, 1:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm

Working Shingle Mill

Come see exhibits, baking, crafts, photography, contests & competitions

Kids & Family Entertainment
Lower Stage Area:
The Renegades
Friday, 6:00pm to 9pm

The Magic of Jim Sisti
Saturday, 2:00pm & 4:00pm
Sunday, 2:00pm & 4:00pm

David Verdosci’s Sunshine Road Show
Saturday, 1:00pm & 3:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm & 3:00pm

Har-Bur Middle School Band
Saturday, 10:30am to noon

Jeff Conlon, Irish-American music
Sunday, 10am to noon

Country Music on the Bandstand / Gazebo:
The Roda Runners – Old-time Country Music
Friday, 4:30pm to 8:30pm

Jeff Conlon (Irish-American music)
Saturday, 10:30am to 1pm

The Tradesmen
Saturday, 2pm to 8pm

Bristol Ole Tyme Fiddlers
Sunday, 10am to noon

Dave Quick and the Sidekick Band
Sunday, 1pm to 5pm

Throughout the fairground:
Lewis S. Mills High School Marching Band
Saturday at approx 2:00pm

Location:  Harwinton Fairgrounds 150 Locust Rd. Harwinton, 06791

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