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2008 AC Fair offers opportunities for youth

By Tony Rose, Adair County Extension Agent for Youth

The 2008Adair County Fair will be started on July 5 and will run until July 12. There are several opportunities for the youth of Adair County to participate in 4-H events at this year fair. Any youth ages 9-19 in Adair County is eligible to participate in 4-H events at this year fair.

Youth have the opportunity to participate in the Floral Hall exhibits on July 9. Check the Fair Catalog for information about all the opportunities for youth to participate in. You can also contact me at the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service at (270) 384-2317 or stop by our office located at 409 Fairground Street.

Floral Hall Exhibits

Floral Hall exhibits will be entered on July 9, 2008, from 10:00am to 12:00pmCT. Classes that youth ages 9-19 may enter are: Clothing, Knitting, Crocheting, Foods, Dairy Foods, Breads, Food Preservation, Home Environment, Consumer and Financial Education, Arts and Crafts, Photography, Wood Science, Electric, Entomology, Honey, Forestry, Geology, Crops, Horticulture and Plant Science. There is premium money that youth will earn for their exhibits and youth who are Grand Champion in their classes will be eligible to enter their exhibits at the 2008 Kentucky State Fair.

Floral Hall Exhibits for Youth 8 and under

This year we will also have Floral Hall categories for youth 8 and under. This year there will be two classes in this category. Class one is for youth ages 1 to 4 years old and Class two is for youth ages 5-8 years old. There are over 40 categories for youth to participate in.

Educational programs of the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

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