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Last update: October 26, 2017.

Fall Awards Banquet for Connecticut Fairs

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Junior baking contestants, all of whom previously won first place in their local Fair competition.

The Connecticut Agricultural Fairs dinner features presentation of awards for baking, apple pie, quilting, and photography contests; as well as recognition of the three scholarship recipients. Drop-off for baking and quilt competitions is in the morning. The annual business meeting for Fair delegates and volunteers begins at 3:00 PM. The awards dinner begins at 5:00 PM on Saturday, October 28. Location is the Lyceum at 181 Main Street in Terryville.

Cheshire Land Trust will hold their second annual cross country walk and run on Saturday, October 28 at 10:00 AM. Artwork for this year's T-shirt was a team effort that includes drawing contributions from 4-H alumn, Jillian Stronk.

Jillian's goat drawing

Jillian's goat drawing, above. T-shirt art for the 5K run-walk with silhouttes of two of her goat drawings, below.

Cheshire Land Trust, Ives Farm Tractor Trot 5K 2017

2017 4-H Fair T-shirts

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Original artwork that T-shirts are based on.

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The 4-H Fair Headquarters booth with T-shirts.

4-H Fair T-shirts were sold at the Fair, the first weekend in August. 2017 T-shirts showcase artwork by Julianna Fleischer incorporating this year's Fair theme by Emily Gilchrist.