The Sequoyah County Fair will be held Sept. 13 through 15 at the Sequoyah County Fairgrounds, and this year is open to all residents of Sequoyah County.
April Cole, Sequoyah County Extension FCS/4-H Youth Development and county director, said any county resident may enter any class. The classes are not limited to only 4-H and FFA members but they may also enter.
The schedule includes the following:
-Indoor exhibits: non-perishables to be checked in from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday; perishables to be checked in from 8 to 9 a.m. on Friday. Judging begins at 10 a.m., and exhibits open to public viewing from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday.
All indoor exhibits must be picked up by noon on Friday.
-Livestock Show: Animals must be checked in by 9 a.m. on Saturday. Judging begins at 10 a.m. Saturday with market hogs followed by rabbits, poultry, market lambs, heifers, steers and goats. A Kiddy Show and Stick Horse Rodeo will follow.
Horse Show: Check in is at 2 p.m. with halter classes for mares and geldings and a showmanship class.
The indoor classes include something for everyone.
The classes range from canned goods – fruits and vegetables, pickles and relishes, jams, and jellies - to dried foods. The baking division, from scratch, includes breads, cakes, cookies, pies and candies of all flavors.
The horticulture classes include everything from apples to zucchini.
Sewing and needlework classes are for clothing for all sizes and ages, quilting, crocheting and knitting. Creative stitchery is for embroidery, needlepoint, needle-punch, plastic canvas and counted cross-stitch.
Floral arrangements classes are for fresh flowers, to driftwood and silk flowers.
The Arts and Crafts Division offers classes for nearly every craft, from holiday decorative items to hand-made greeting cards.
The Art and Photography Section is for art work in any medium and photos in color and black and white.
For a complete list of the many classes, or for more information, contact the OSU Extension office in the Sequoyah County Courthouse at 918-775-4838.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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