Wednesday, September 5, 2018

New Happenings at the Harwinton Fair

We have some new things coming to our 162nd Annual Harwinton Fair.

First our Saturday hours have been extended to 8:00 pm. You can come and enjoy more at the fairgrounds, with entertainment, great food,  exhibits and much more.

Friday admission to the fair is $6.00. A great deal for an evening of fun for the whole family!

Saturday and Sunday admission is still at $8.00, with kids 12 years old and under free. Parking is also free.

Our English and Western horse shows will be now held on Saturday, with English in the morning and Western in the afternoon. Then on Sunday we will be doing Open & Youth 3D barrel racing in the morning and gymkhana in the afternoon.  This will feature a Halloween costume prize for the best dressed horse and rider combination. These events will be taking place in our newly upgraded horse ring. So come see a great new addition to our fair.

Check our schedule for the listings of times.

Also, we have a State Junior Quilt contest with "Wall Hanging" as the entry. See our Premium book for the details. 

September 3D Barrel Racing at the Harwinton Fair

We will be holding our last 3D barreling racing competition for this year on September16th at the fairgrounds. The opening ceremony will take place at 10:30 am. This event has been a success that takes place in our newly upgraded horse ring. We have received very positive remarks from the competitors about the ring and look forward to having more events next year.

Also, the 3D barrel racing and Gymkhana events will now be a part of Annual Harwinton Fair on Sunday. This very popular competition is bringing in riders from many surrounding areas. We look forward to seeing you on September 16th. Admission for this September event is $5.00 per carload. So bring the family and enjoy!

Time for 162nd Annual Harwinton Fair

It's almost time for the 162nd Annual Harwinton Fair on October 5th, 6th, & 7th. Things are happening on the fairgrounds, getting everything in order. It takes a lot of work and time to get it all done. Our dedicated volunteers are busy every Tuesday evening and weekends preparing and setting up the grounds. We welcome anyone interested in getting involved with our Society to come help. It is a very rewarding experience to join us. Contact any director or member or just come! Check our website for more information.

Friday, August 18, 2017

The Fair is Coming!

The 161st Annual Harwinton Fair is less than 2 months away. October 6th, 7th & 8th is the fair's 3 day weekend event. Put this on your calendar. Come join in the fun with something for everyone. Exhibits, displays, contests, good food & entertainment promises a good time for all.

Work nights are held every Tuesday from 4:30 to ??? There's always something that needs to be done. Anyone willing to volunteer is appreciated. It's a rewarding experience to help with the preparations.

Contact any director or member or just come to the fairgrounds!

2017 Premium Books Available

The premium books for 2017 are now available. Books have been  mailed to past exhibitors, fair members and anyone who asked to receive this year's book. It's time to start getting ready to decide what you would like to enter this year. Your entries are a very important part of our fair. So get busy and join in the fun!

Monday, September 12, 2016

New Location for Tuesday Night Tags

The location for Tuesday evening tag night has been moved from the Harwinton Library to the Harwinton Senior Center, 209 Weingart Road, Harwinton, CT. The time is still 6:45 pm.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Corrected Harwinton Residents' Baking Contest Recipe



HARWINTON RESIDENTS’ BAKING CONTEST
Corrected Version

KATHIE’S ZUCCHINI BARS

Filling                                                          Crust          

8 cups zucchini (peeled and sliced                    4 cups flour
approx. ¼ thick)                                            ½ tsp. salt
2/3 cup lemon juice                                         2 cups sugar
1 cup sugar                                                    1 ½ cup margarine
½ tsp cinnamon                                             1 tsp cinnamon*
¼ tsp nutmeg

Start by preparing crust. Combine the first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Then cut in margarine until crumbly. Set aside.
To make filling, cook zucchini in lemon juice and sugar* until tender (a few minutes).
Then add nutmeg & cinnamon and simmer 3 to 4 minutes longer. Add ½ cup of crust mix to thicken. Set aside to cool.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Pat ½ of crust mixture into the bottom of 11x17 jelly roll pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Pour on the cooled filling.
Add 1 tsp cinnamon to remaining crust mix and sprinkle over top. Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes. Cool and slice into squares.

SUBMIT 3 SQUARES ON PAPER PLATE COVERED WITH PLASTIC WRAP OR ZIPLOCK BAG.

*THIS IS CORRECTION FROM THE ORIGINAL RECIPE.