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Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society - August 18-20, 2016

Welcome to the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Fall Fair on August 18-20, 2016 at the Fairgrounds in Emo, Ontario.

 

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Anyone wishing to exhibit in the annual fair may pick up a Fair Book at the district municipal offices or call Laura Haglin, Secretary/Treasurer at (807) 487-1888 to have one mailed to you.

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The Secretary will be at the Fairgrounds Office at the following times:

  • Monday, August 15th after 4 pm to receive all livestock entries (late entries will be charged $5 per animal)
  • Monday & Tuesday August 15th and 16th from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, August 17th from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm to sell memberships
  • Fair office will be open 9:00 am to 9:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (August 18-20).

The entry forms can be found at the back of the fair book.  Fair books can be obtained from the following locations:

  • Rainy River = Rainy River Drug Store
  • Stratton = Stratton Cafe
  • Barwick = Barwick Village Restaurant
  • Emo = Cloverleaf, Emo Municipal Office, Emo Library
  • Devlin = Dev-Lynn's, Devlin Municipal Office
  • Fort Frances = Crazy Ladies, Causeway Insurance
  • ONLINE (SEE ABOVE)

Anyone wishing to purchase a membership or obtain books and tags may do so at the Fairgrounds Office.  Entries for ALL exhibits will be received at the Exhibition Hall on Wednesday, August 17th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm only.

RRVAS requires workers for the Fair.  Gates, Exhibition Hall, and Parking Attendants please call Laura Haglin at 487-1888.

***STUDENTS, THIS WOULD BE A GOOD WAY TO EARN YOUR COMMUNITY HOURS FOR GRADUATION***

PARADE PARTICIPANTS:

The parade will be held on Saturday August 20th. All participants are asked to assemble on Front Street in Emo at 10:30. Judging will take place at 11:00 a.m. sharp. The parade will proceed up to the Fair grounds at 12 noon. All information about participating in the parade is in the fair book. This year’s theme is “Sew it, Grow it, and Show it.”

MINI KING & QUEEN CONTESTANTS

Contestants must be 4 years to 7 years old. Call Mary Croswell at (807) 487-1105 to register.

ADVANCE MIDWAY TICKETS:

  • Fort Frances - Wilson's Stationary & Fort Frances General Supply
  • Devlin - Devlynn's, Devlin Post Office
  • Emo - Tompkin's Hardware, Village Variety & Cloverleaf Shop Easy
  • Barwick - Barwick Village Restaurant
  • Stratton - Stratton Cafe
  • Rainy River - Rainy River Drug Store

Advance midway tickets are on sale until Thursday evening August 18th - $28.00 a savings of $5.00.  Gate admission is $3.00 per person per day.  You do not need advanced midway tickets to enter the fairgrounds.  You can pay your $3.00 admission at the gate.

FOOD VENDORS ARE REQUIRED:  Call (807) 487-1888.

The Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society is a proud member of The Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies.

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