Thank you to everyone who came for a great Fourth Annual Autumn Fare in Oct 2016!. Please join us Saturday October 7, 2017 at the fairgrounds for year #5!
Below are the details from the 2016 Autumn Fare to give you an idea of what the event brings.
Scott County Agricultural Society’s fourth annual “AUTUMN FARE”
Please join us Saturday October 7, 2017 from 8am to 4pm at the fairgrounds. Scott County Agricultural Society is holding “AUTUMN FARE”, an event to promote locally produced food, natural fiber, local farms and art. Our mission is to provide a venue where local food producers, producers of natural fiber and artists can show our community their art, natural fiber, and promote their farms and the products they have raised or created.
- Vendors will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- A Farmer’s Breakfast will be from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Red Food Stand
- Welcome Artists, Farmers, Local Food Producers and Natural Fiber Enthusiasts
- Check the Scott County Fair webpage frequently for updates about “Autumn Fare”. This is our third year. We are open to any and all ideas as we continue to promote this exciting venture.
- We will be featuring an “Aisle of Farms” in one of the barns. You may have a booth/table and bring a few animals to show the community what you are doing on your farm, whether it is large or small. Bring photos of your farm and animals to display at your booth.
- During the day, 4-H will have their food stand open to provide “Fare” for Autumn Fare. The Scott County Agricultural Society will be hosting a Farmer’s Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Red Food Stand. Contact the Scott County Fair office for further information.
- Contact Norm Pint, the Scott County Fair Manager (952)492-2436 for contract information and vendor/commercial exhibitor questions. Lori Pint firstname.lastname@example.org or 952-758-4128 if you have questions.
AUTUMN FARE Saturday October 7. 2017
Please join us Saturday October 7, 2017 at the fairgrounds for year #5 of AUTUMN FARE!
The Scott County Agricultural Society is holding “AUTUMN FARE”, an event to promote locally produced food, natural fiber, local farms and art. Our mission is to provide a venue where local food producers, producers of natural fiber and artists can show our community their art, natural fiber, and promote their farms and the products they have raised or created.
- Vendors will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- A Farmer’s Breakfast will be from 8am to 11am, hosted by the Ag Society.
- Second Annual Fleece Competition and Auction.
- Pie competition and auction.
- We welcome local artists, farmers, food producers, natural fiber enthusiasts and the general public!
Sand Creek Riders Horse Fair and Tack Swap Saturday, October 1, 2016
- Tack Swap
- Food on grounds
- Get an early start on the holidays!
Holiday Horse Fair
Open 10:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
Friday Sept. 30th Check-in time: 7:00 pm —9:00 pm
Saturday Oct. 1st Check-in time: 7:00 a.m.—9:00 a.m.
Doors open for shopping at 10:00 a.m.
Doors close at 2:00 p.m.
Pick up unsold items between 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m.
General Information: Joan 612-618-4326
Holiday Horse Fair: Blanche 612-328-2409
Tack Swap: Joan 612-618-4326
What is a Fleece Competition?
For judging, fleeces are placed in different groups according to color, white and natural colored; and fiber diameter, fine, medium and coarse. Judging is based on cleanliness, tensile strength, staple length, crimp and grade throughout the fleece.
Silent Auction of Judged Fleece
A silent auction will be held for all fleeces offered for sale by the exhibitors. The seller will provide the starting bid for each fleece.
Fleeces must be pre-weighed.
The silent auction will begin after judging is completed (approximately 1:00pm) and to close at 3:30 pm.
Please obtain a bidding number at fleece show registration table if you want to bid on a fleece. Identification will be required.
Silent bids will be increased by whole dollar amounts.
Method of payment will be cash or check.
Entering the Fleece Show
Fleeces to be in place by 8:30 am Saturday October 1st
Fleeces not sold or entered in silent auction need to be picked up by 4:00 pm.
Fleeces may be brought in:
Friday September 30th 5:00 pm through 7:00 pm and Saturday October 1st 7:00 am through 8:30 am
Rules, Instructions and Fees
- Fleeces must be from animals owned by the exhibitor
- Fleeces must be current years shearing.
- Fleeces are to be free of tags & chaff.
- Fleeces are from one animal and in one bag.
- Fleeces will be displayed in a clear plastic bags.
- For judging only—–$4.00
- For judging and sale—–$5.00 plus a 10% commission charged on each sale.
Proceeds from sales and awards to be mailed out.
White and Natural Colored
Fine, Medium and Coarse
Awarded on fleeces in first through third place in each class; with overall Champion and Reserve Champion.
- Champion $10.00
- Reserve Champion $7.00
- First $5.00
- Second $3.00
- Third $2.00
The Judge reserves the right to:
- Move fleeces to the appropriate class
- Close or combine classes if insufficient entries
- Give awards to quality fleeces only
Apple or Pumpkin Pie Competition
Please bring your pies in pans that you do not want returned. You may bring your pies (pumpkin and apple) to the red food building from 8 to 11 a.m. At 11 a.m. the judging will begin. After the judging and awards, the pies will be auctioned off.
The awards are first through fourth ($20, $15, $10 and $5) in each category apple and pumpkin. We will display them on a table, judge them, award them, then auction them.
Your entries will be judged then auctioned off. The proceeds will be used to pay for the awards and any remaining funds are a donation to Scott County Agricultural Society Autumn Fare to help pay for the event.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION. IT IS GREATLY APPRECIATED BY THE SCOTT COUNTY FAIR AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.