Friday, June 12, 2015

Fair booths, horse shows, and more

By Diana Colgan

The 68th Annual Clearwater County Fair dates are Sept. 17-20, and this year’s theme is “Red, White & Blue, This Fair’s for You.”

It’s time to do some planning if you would like to reserve a booth in the Exhibit Building during the Fair. Several sizes of booths are available: shallow walk-in, deep walk-in, shelf, and several double booths, and most have a power outlet. If you are interested in reserving a booth or would like more information, please contact Cynthia Hedden at 476-3234.

The annual 4-H Horse Show will be held July 25 at the arena in the Orofino City Park. Marie Armitage, at the Clearwater Extension Office, can be contacted regarding the 4-H Horse Show at 476-4434.

The weekend of Aug. 8-9 will be filled with fun and interesting events in the arena area of the Orofino City Park. The Welsh Pony Show will be Saturday, Aug. 8, at 9 a.m. Plans are being made for Saturday evening, which will include lights and music and activities for all horseback riders in our community. 

The Open Class Horse Show begins at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9, and is a judged event. Entry forms will be available at the Clearwater Extension Office at a later date. For information regarding the Open Class Horse Show, please contact Joyce Bird at 476-7861. For information regarding the Welsh Pony Show, please contact Sharon McHone at 435-4750 or Joyce Bird at 476-7861.

The annual 4-H and Open Class Dog Show will be Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Orofino City Park. The 4-H Dog Show begins at 9 a.m. and the Open Class Show will begin at 1 p.m. Entry forms will be available at the Clearwater Extension Office at a later date. For more information, Kathy Deyo can be contacted at 476-3228.

Volunteers are always needed to help with the entering of exhibits and during the judging of the exhibits in the Exhibit Building and Fair Barn during the Fair. Please contact Linda Weighall at 476-4996 if you are interested in volunteering.

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