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Cannon Grange Celebrates 83rd Agricultural Fair

 

Cannon Grange photo 02Cannon Grange Agricultural Fair

Sunday, August 30

10 am – 4 pm, rain or shine

25 Cannon Road

Wilton, CT

Celebrate the Cannon Grange’s 83rd Annual Agricultural Fair on Sunday, August 30, at the Grange Hall grounds, 25 Cannon Road, Wilton, Conn., 10am-4pm, rain or shine. Admission per person is $2.00 or $1.00 with a canned food item for donation to the Wilton Interfaith Food Pantry. Free parking is available across the street at the Cannondale Railroad Station and Village.

Adults and children alike are invited to participate in the competition for the best home-produced and -raised items: baked goods and spirits; fruits, vegetables and flowers; artwork, crafts and needlework; and rabbits, poultry and eggs. Raise chickens that lay the best eggs? Make your own wine, bake great cookies, or have a child that created an incredible Lego sculpture? Fair entry forms and informational booklets are available at www.cannongrange.org, from local merchants and banks, and at Wilton Town Hall and Wilton Library. For further information, please email cannon.grange@yahoo.com, phone 203-762-1900, or visit their website, www.cannongrange.org .

 

A baked-goods sale, a food court and select concessionaires, civic and educational exhibitions, a watermelon-eating contest sponsored by the Kirchof Family, and performances by local musicians will round out the day. Exhibited baked goods, fruits, vegetables, and flowers will be auctioned at 4:15pm in the Grange Hall.

 

Cannon Grange No. 152 is grateful to its advertisers and sponsors who contribute to the success of the Fair.

 

About Cannon Grange No. 152, Wilton, Conn.

Cannon Grange No. 152 organizes activities, educational programs and fellowship for families, youth and adults. Semi-monthly business meetings are held at its 25 Cannon Road, Wilton, Conn., home base. Visit www.cannongrange.org or phone 203-762-1900 for membership and event information. Founded in 1899, Cannon Grange is a chapter of The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, which was formed in 1867 to promote the economic and political well-being of communities and their agricultural interests.

 
 
 

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