Thursday, October 24, 2013

Premium Checks Have Been Mailed

The 2013 premium checks went out this past Monday. Exhibitors should be receiving them. The Historical Society would like to thank all the exhibitors who participated in our fair this year. You all contribute to the success each year with the many entries we receive.

We look forward to next year and another great fair.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Harwinton Fair Weekend

All the information for the Fair entertainment & activities are listed at Check out the events & times for Saturday & Sunday. Come enjoy all the fun, agricultural displays, contests, food and much more for the whole family.

Monday, September 30, 2013

Harwinton Fair Now on Facebook

The Harwinton Fair is now on Facebook. When you go to Facebook, put in "Harwinton Fair" and like us. Updates are posted to let you know what is happening at the Fair during this week.

Friday, September 27, 2013

The Fair is Fast Approaching!

The 157th Annual Harwinton Fair is coming up next weekend. The exhibitors' forms are being processed. It looks like this could be one of our best years for entries.

Thanks for being a part of our great fair.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Exhibitor Deadline September 25th

This is just a reminder that the deadline for entering your exhibits into the Fair is Wednesday, September 25, 2013. The forms can be found in our fair book or on our website. Submit them to our Secretary, Lisa Shimels.

If you have any questions about entering, please contact us. So get busy and join in the fun of participating in the Fair!

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Omitted Cookie Recipe is Available

This year the Jamie Kirscher Cookie Recipe for the contest was inadvertently omitted from our book.The category "Dept P - 63 is listed on page 30. Use this on your entry sheet.  If any youth is entering, you can go to our website and look under New Releases. We have put the recipe up for you. Also, you can contact our secretary and we can send you a copy.

157th Harwinton Fair is Approaching

 The 157th Annual Harwinton Fair is coming October 5th and 6th. It's time to get busy preparing your entries. the premium book is available on our website and has been placed in locations in the surrounding areas.

Work is ongoing at the fairgrounds. The deadline for your exhibit entry is Wednesday,September 25th.

Friday, August 23, 2013

2013 Scholarship Awards Presented

The two recipients of this year's scholarship awards were presented each with a $1,500.00 award at the August 12, 2013 Board of Directors meeting .

Daniel Hill IV was the recipient of the non agricultural award. Daniel will beginning his studies in engineering at the University of Connecticut this fall. This is his first year entering college.

Kelsey Cosgrove is the recipient of the agricultural award. This is Kelsey's second time receiving this scholarship. She is pursuing studies in animal husbandry at college in Pennsylvania.

We wish them both success in the coming year.

The Society's scholarships are awarded to the two  area students who best meet the criteria set forth by the Society's Scholarship Committee. An eligible student can apply each year. If they meet these requirements  they can receive the award more than once while continuing their education. Please check the website for more information in applying for the scholarship awards.