Quesnel Fall Fair promises plenty fo family fun

Alex Fraser Park will be packed with great things to see and do Sept. 22 – 23

Linda Atkinson prepares one of her horses for the Fall Fair.

It’s just about time to make plans to attend the Quesnel Fall Fair, Sept. 22 – 23 in Alex Fraser Park and organizers have been busy organizing and confirming a host of great events and activities.

Some of the most popular events such as the Arts and Agriculture, Section I – Z display and competition is housed in the Arts and Recreation Centre’s West Fraser Timber Room where the Red Hat Society ladies will be serving coffee.

Check out the best vegetables, canning, baking, arts and crafts work from local competitors and see where the blue ribbons were awarded.

On the way to the venue, the Vendors Walk offers entertainment, information and food for all.

With many, many product vendors, visitors can choose from jewelry, T-shirts, glassware and much more.

As promised, the Fall Fair will have many designated rest areas for families, seniors and the regular public can take a few moments to gather energy and enthusiasm for everything the fair has to offer.

Willow Eyford will be in the grassy area with dog demonstrations in canine detection skills as well as other dog demonstrations including agility.

And make sure you stop and meet Rich Kolar and his amazing Dogues de Bordeaux and the loveable Diesel.

Kids activities include face painting, photography demonstrations and possibly another major attraction.

The agriplex will be filled with livestock, displays and a very special guest, Marc Grafton with his colt starting demonstration Saturday, 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Sunday 9 p.m. and 1 p.m.

“We’re happy to have secured Marc and his services,” Fall Fair president Judy Easy said.

“And that’s just one of the many interesting and entertaining events at this year’s Fall Fair.”

In the agriplex be sure to visit the bee keepers display, 4-H education displays, cows, horses and carriages.

A must see are the various displays and furry and feathery creatures in the Fur and Feather buildings just behind the agriplex.

In the outdoor arena at designated times, the Quadrille Performance team will be strutting their stuff.

The Antique Machinery Park will be on hand as well with a variety of interesting displays.

Local entertainment will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday

and Sunday in the green space.

The entire Fall Fair is free to the public, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday.

Pick up a program/prize book at one of the various locations around town including Visitors Centre, Co-op, Quesnel Ag Parts, Bouchie Lake Farm and Feed, CaryAll Books or contact Lisa, 250-992-9317, Judy, 250-747-4315 or e-mail quesnelfallfair@gmail.com.

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