The Warren County Youth Fair has been set for Saturday, August 10 from 9 am until 1 pm, at the Warren County Fairgrounds on Schroon River Road in Warrensburg. Admission and parking are free.
The program will include the following activities: the Opening Ceremony begins at 9 am; a Hula Hoop Contest begins at 9:15 am on the stage; a Bubble Gum Blowing Contest starts at 9:45 am; a Youth Pie Eating Contest starts at 10:30 am at the picnic tables in front of the stage; and the Talent Show will begin at 11 am.
All day events include: the dime toss; an Adirondack Guide booth; the crafting room, making felted soap; and hourly tours of the new Cornell Cooperative Extension Greenhouse and Garden will start at 9:15 am. The Master Gardeners’ booth will have information on growing bolder flowers, and the Farm to School Coordinator will have information on tastier foods coming to the local school cafeteria. New this year will be an outdoor cooking demonstration at 11 am at the 4-H Adirondack Guide lean-to, followed by an Adirondack wildlife program at noon.
The 4-H program is also hosting a gift card calendar fundraiser, with tickets available through September 30th. Tickets are $5 a ticket, 3 for $10 or 7 for $20. Drawings will be done daily through October. 4-H will also have a bottle drive as part of a fundraising activity.
4-H is a youth development organization open to any youth ages 5 to 19 years old with opportunities to learn through clubs, after school, in school enrichment programs and through the variety of programs offered through the Cooperative Extension offices.
The event is hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension and is sponsored by Glens Falls National Bank, Adirondack Trust, and Krystal Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge.
For more information about Warren County 4-H programs or any program that 4-H has to offers, call (518) 668-4881.