Reserve your space for the Holiday Faire by November 28 by contacting the 4-H office!

Reserve your space for the Holiday Faire by November 28 by contacting the 4-H office!

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4-H Holiday Faire

  • Saturday, December 1, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Holiday Faire is Orleans County 4-H’s winter time event to showcase projects with a holiday theme. Holiday Faire is open to the public from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm on Saturday, December 1, in the Trolley Building at the Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds. 4-H'ers will host crafts and activities for youth of all ages for under $5! There will also be a kitchen with plenty of snacks and lunch available. All proceeds will go toward 4-H Family & Consumer Science programming.

Details for 4-H Members

What do people do there?

  • Enter exhibits. The process is very similar to entering an item in the Trolley Building at the regular fair.
  •  Help decorate, Dec. 2, 3:00–4:30 pm. Call the office if you would like to decorate during the evening.
  • Teens Assist judges and help display exhibits on Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 am – noon. Please contact the office the day beforehand to tell them you are helping.
  • Have a club table, Dec. 1, 1:00–3:30 pm. Set up begins at 12 Noon, no earlier due to judging. Reserve your space by November 28 by contacting the office at 585-798-4265 or orleans4h@cornell.edu.
  • Encourage club members to perform as individuals or groups during Holiday Faire (singing, piano, harp, guitar, etc.). If you are performing, contact the office by November 28 to schedule a time.

What exhibits can I enter?

Entries are typically holiday themed. There are 11 Holiday Faire classes and you may enter two projects in each class. The classes are as follows:

  • Class 1: Handmade Gift
  • Class 2: Holiday Food
  • Class 3: Centerpiece
  • Class 4: Door Decoration
  • Class 5: Wall Hanging
  • Class 6: Toy
  • Class 7: Tree Ornament
  • Class 8: Gift Wrapped Package
  • Class 9: Holiday Card
  • Class 10: Fresh Cut Greens Class 11: Miscellaneous

How do I enter exhibits?

  •  Complete an entry card for each exhibit (Cloverbuds may only enter up to 5 exhibits).
  • Exhibits are accepted Mon. (Nov. 26) – Thurs. (Nov. 30), 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at the Education Center, and Fri. (Nov. 30) 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at the Trolley Building. Call the office if an evening drop off is needed.
  •  Exhibits can be left at the fairgrounds after Holiday Workshop.
  • Pick up your exhibits at the end of Holiday Faire. Exhibits will be released at 3:30 pm on Dec. 1st.

Where can I get entry cards?

  • Tags can be picked up from the 4-H office or from you club leader. Cloverbud tags only require name and age and can be written on a 3 x 5 card or cardstock square.
  • How do I fill out my entry cards? Fill out your name, age, years in 4-H, and the class number (1-11) and name for each exhibit. Complete the Statement. Attach the exhibit card securely to your exhibit. Judges may lower the entry one placing if the entry card is not attached or if the statement is missing. Blue (Excellent), Red (Good), and White (Worthy) ribbons will be awarded.

Location

CCE Orleans County
Dwight “Buzz” Hill Education Center
12690 State Route 31
Albion, New York 14411