Now is the time to start checking your garden for possible entries of fruits, vegetables and flowers for the Mountain State Fair. Entry forms should be submitted to the fair office by August 28 to ensure your space. The 2006 Fair will run September 8 through 17.
You have two opportunities to enter flowers. Entry day for the first show is Thursday, September 7. Deliver specimens for the second show on Tuesday, September 12.
For a catalog and forms contact the NC Mountain State Fair office at 687-1414, or to access the catalog online at http://www.ncagr.com/markets/fairs/mtnfair/
and select “Competitions.”