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Drawing of a farmer who is standing in a green field, wearing overalls and a hat, holding a pitchfork, and greeting you.

Last update: June 4, 2017.

children and mother playing with Play-Doh

Kids Tent across from the Cow Palace at the fairgrounds.

Next 4-H Fair Meeting

The next 4-H Fair Meeting will be at the fairgounds in Durham, 6:30 PM start time on Monday, July 10, 2017. All 4-H members, 4-H volunteers, their friends and families are welcome.

Emily Gilchrist has given us the 4-H Fair Theme for 2017:
"Dream, Believe, Achieve... 4-H".

4-H Horse Show

horse show rider with trophy

The State 4-H Horse Show will be held on July 15 at the Tolland County Extension Center in the Rockville section of Vernon.

State Baking Contests

apple pie

Three baking contests held at your local member Fairs, allow the first place winner of each to advance to the state contest. The 2017 contests are:

😸 Of particular note this year is that the top crust for the apple pie must not be a lattice top and that the pie dish measures 9 inches across at the top inside of the dish.

woman smiling and walking fast

Enjoying a 2nd place win in the adult baking contest.

2017 4-H Fair T-shirts

drawing of farm animals and barn

Original artwork that T-shirts are based on.

4-H Fair T-shirts are available in youth and adult sizes. 2017 T-shirts showcase artwork by Julianna Fleischer incorporating this year's Fair theme by Emily Gilchrist.

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