Sooke Fall Fair booklet now available

The booklet details information for exhibitors, contests and general information for the Sept. 12 to 13 fair

Sooke Fall Fair booklet is now available in Sooke and throughout the region.

The booklet details information for exhibitors, contests and general information for the Sept. 12 to 13 fair at Sooke Community Hall.

The theme is Sooke Fall Fair Embraces Light & Soil. “This year we are inviting fall fair competitors to show us ideas for uses with light and soil,” said president Ellen Lewers.

Entry fee for competition is $1 per adult entry and 50 cents for juniors and youth submitted before Sept. 9. Late entries submitted on Sept. 11 will be charged $2 per entry, $1 for youth. Entries are open to everyone, regardless of where they live.

Along with the many competitions, ranging from produce to literacy arts, the fair will offer a wide array of animals with pony and cart rides and hay rides.

There’s many contest to from pie-eating to identifying scat and chicken bingo.

For more information, please go online to sookefallfair.ca.

 

Just Posted

VicPD nab distracted driver with expired licence

On the phone while in motion, man had overdue fines from driving while impaired

Working for the common good

Film Awareness night examines alternate business models

Cooking with ‘Killer’

Reporter Dawn Gibson shares some of her favourite meals to make

WEB POLL: Would you support a B.C.-wide ban on single-use plastic bags?

Would you support a B.C.-wide ban on single-use plastic bags?… Continue reading

Vic-Alert faces tidal wave of registration after tsunami warnings

City of Victoria system is free and provides early warnings of disaster

Tsunami warnings 101: Canada

Here are some things to know about tsunami alerts in Canada and how they work

How high is safe from a tsunami? Four metres above sea level

Be disaster ready with food, water and clothing for seven days

Victoria Film Festival set for triumphant return to the big screen

Two decades on, diverse film lineups keep movie-goers coming to the box office

Andrew Scheer on trade, Trump and Trudeau

Canada’s Conservative leader begins three-day visit to B.C.

Victoria’s most wanted for the week of Jan. 23

Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to arrests or the seizure of property or drug

Victims restrained, sex toys and cash stolen from B.C. adult store

Armed suspects sought in adult store robbery

Babcock, Goyette and Smyth honoured at Order of Hockey in Canada

Mike Babcock, from Saskatoon, guided the Detroit Red Wings to a Stanley Cup in 2008

Bell Canada alert prompts RCMP, privacy watchdog to probe data breach

Company spokesman: ‘Fewer than 100,000 customers were affected’

Most Read