FENELON FALLS: The 128th annual Fenelon Falls Fair will be returning to the town this weekend.
The annual agriculture festival will kick off on Friday, Aug. 5, with gates, and the exhibition building, opening to the public at 4 p.m.
Gable Bros. Traveling Midway will open at 6 p.m., and the truck and farm tractor pull will start at 7 p.m.
On Saturday, Aug. 6 the gates will open to the public at 8 a.m., and the exhibit building will open at 9 a.m. There will be a 4-H beef achievement show at 10:30 a.m. and at 11 a.m. there will be a goat display.
The opening ceremonies will take place at noon. At 1:30 p.m., a lawn tractor and ATV pull will take place, and at 5:30 p.m., the nail driving competition will be held. Saturday’s festivities will wrap up with the demolition derby at 7:30 p.m. and the Country 105 Dance Party from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. at the arena. The midway will run from 11:30 a.m. until midnight.
On Sunday, Aug. 7, gates will open at 10 a.m., and a saddle horse show will take place. At 1 p.m., the horse and pony pull will take place. At 2:30 p.m.,the children’s pedal tractor pull will take place . Festivities will wrap up at 6 p.m. An adult day pass to the event is $7, and admission is $5 for teens and $3 for public school students. Preschool children get in free. On-site parking at the fairgrounds is $3.
Fenelon Agricultural Society secretary, Faye McGee, wanted to thank all the volunteers and local businesses involved in putting the event together.
“Our whole fair survives because of our many volunteers and the sponsorships from our many local businesses. (The volunteers) are amazing. A lot more work goes into a three day fair than some know.”
The fairgrounds are located at 27 Veteran's Way.