Arthur Fall Fairs apple theme gives agriculture a chance to shine

This year with the theme of Apples, the Arthur Fall Fair is sure to please.


This year’s fair program runs from Sept. 9 to 12 at the fairgrounds.

As per tradition, the event starts Thursday night with the Kick Off Beef Barbecue.

On Friday, the grounds open for the placing of exhibits while others get set for the annual parade starting at Arthur Public School.

Saturday events include the West Luther 4-H Sheep Achievement, Hunter/ Gymkhana Show, West Luther 4-H Beef Show Achievement, West Luther 4-H Dairy Achievement, Erick Traplin Music Show, Midway attractions, Open Sheep Show, Open Dairy Show, Open Beef Show, Baby Show, Children′s Activity Centre, Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest and Chili Cook-off.In addition, there is the Riding Lawn & Garden Tractor Pull, Back Seat Driver

Sunday includes the midway, Western Horse Show, Blacksmith demonstration: The Ironwood Anvil, Pedal Tractor Pull, Midway attractions, 6 Man Team Tractor Tug Competition. Pet Show and Frog Jumping, Talent Show, Crowning of the Ambassador 2010–2011

New to the fair this year is the Erick Traplin music show for children of all ages and lots of apple themed activities

Back by popular demand is the Blacksmith demo and the back seat driver along with the six-man tractor tug an spaghetti bridge building contest.

The fair wouldn’t be the same without the beef supper, exhibits, 4H shows, horse shows, lawn tractor pulls, ambassador competition, parade and the baby show.

For more information about the Arthur Fall Fair check out its website