4-H Booths and 4-H Display Barn – Fair Information

The 4-H Display Barn will house ALL still projects. If your club has a booth, all still projects will go in the club’s booth.

Gardening/Crop Projects will be brought to the 4-H Display Barn during set-up times and will be displayed together in the 4-H Display Barn. Please check with the 4-H Display Barn staff present to check-in your gardening/crop exhibit.

There will be a special area in the 4-H Display Barn for all State Fair Clothing Participants – so these projects will not be displayed in the club’s booth.

If your club is not having a booth, there will be a special area in the 4-H Display Barn for your member’s projects to be displayed. A reminder that in order for a member to receive a premium for their project, it MUST BE DISPLAYED the entire week of the fair! 

Please note, no straw is permitted in the displays including bales! The use of feathers is also prohibited from 4-H Display Barn displays.

4-H Display Barn Setup will be Friday, October 8th from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 9th from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. 4-H Display Barn Tear Down is Sunday, October 17th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ONLY – no early removals!

Volunteers DESPERATELY needed to help in the 4-H Display Barn during fair week!

To help cut down on vandalism or theft in the 4-H Display (Booth) Barn, all clubs with booths in the 4-H Display Barn are REQUIRED to sign up for at least one – 2 hour period to guard and keep an eye on displays in the 4-H Display Barn. During your club shift(s), we ask that you have at least two people per club – one adult and one person age 16 or older. They can be parents, advisors, or older 4-H members. The guards watch the area and answer visitors’ questions. Please contact your club advisor or call the Extension Office to sign-up for a shift. If you know the names of those who will be representing your club during those days and times, please also include their names. Please share all the days and times you are able to help. (Note: You will not be placed in every time you list—that will just assist in the process of acquiring volunteers!)

Thank you to Judy, Sheila, and Cindy for signing up to help so far…but we need many more volunteers to help! Please contact Missy Koenig (koenig.398@osu.edu) if you can help out!

Join Battle of the Groups during the Stock the Trailer Campaign

 Fight the Hunger, Stock the Trailer Campaign comes to the Fairfield County Fair

All Fairgoers are invited to participate in our Fight the Hunger, Stock the Trailer campaign by bringing non-perishable food items to the Fairfield County Fair. There will be collection boxes at all fair entrance gates for individuals to leave donations.  All food collected during fair week will go to local food pantries to support local families and individuals who may be in need. The Fairfield County Junior Fair has set a goal of 10,000 pounds of non-perishable food items to be collected that can help our community. This campaign is in partnership with the Farm Credit Mid-America.  Our Junior Fair is competing against other fairs in the region; the Junior Fair that collects the most food, wins a prize.

The Fairfield County Junior Leaders are challenging All 4-H Clubs, FFA Chapters & Scout Troops to participate and bring non-perishable food items to the fair. The Top 5 groups who donate the most food by weight will receive cash prizes for their end of year celebrations. Items for group donations can be brought directly to the livestock trailer housed in the north wing of the round cattle barn, or the grain cart in the Ed Sands Building during the fair. There will be daily weigh ins for groups to get credit. All groups are welcome to start collecting now, and turn in items once the fair opens!!

 

 

Lancaster Greenhouse Fundraiser – This Saturday & Sunday

Come support the Fairfield County 4-H Advisory Committee by shopping at the Lancaster Greenhouse and Nursery, September 18th & 19th!

Read on for More Details….

  • In-Store Sales
    • Distribute the coupon below to all family and friends. A whole page of coupons can be found here: Lancaster Greenhouse Fundraiser
    • Group supporters will shop as a “normal customer” on the above dates listed.  If we happen to have any current in-store sales and promotions taking place, they will be able to take advantage of those just like a typical customer.
    • At time of checkout, customers will give a copy of the attached coupon to our cashier so we know they are associated with your group and 15% of their transaction will be donated back to your group (not the customer).
    • Absolutely no coupons can be distributed at the store location

This is a fundraising event for the 4-H Advisory Committee. The 4-H Advisory Committee supports county 4-H programming for all youth members and adult volunteers including, but not limited to: Awards and banquets, trips and scholarships, printing costs, special programming costs, and more!

Please share this post with family members and friends!

Shop the 4-H Vendor Sale this Saturday, July 31st!

Come out and support our vendors and the Fairfield County 4-H Craft Show/Vendor Sale this Saturday, July 31st, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds. We’ll be in the Ed Sands Building. Get some early Christmas shopping taken care of or just shop for yourself, birthdays, and other special occasions coming up!

The Fairfield County 4-H Advisory Committee will host their 4th Annual Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, July 31st from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to raise money for the county program. The event, which will be held at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds in the Ed Sands Building 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH, will help raise funds for county activities like summer camp, state trips, awards, and so much more in the county.

Saturday’s vendors include:

  • Debra Waited – This and That
  • Barb and Amber – Lula Roe (women and children’s clothing)
  • Theresa Faulkner – Origami Owl Jewelry
  • Keith Mauger – Blank Slate Arts and Engraving
  • Margaret Meyers – Around the World Treasurers
  • Carol Crawford – fabric crafts, table runners
  • Lisa McCall – Color Street and Scentsy
  • Tonya Schaffer and Jamie Mast – Wreaths
  • Lauren Kidd – Ashes and Roses Body Care
  • Elizabeth Cavanaugh – Animal Rescues pet people kids items
  • Charlene Polling  (all natural soaps and bath products)
  • Aimee Marshall  (Pampered Chef)
  • Tara Agriculture (alpaca fiber and crafts)
  • Karen Williams (crochet items including 4 H animals)

Save the Date: July 31 – Fairfield County 4-H Craft & Vendor Show

The Fairfield County 4-H Advisory Committee will host a Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, July 31st, 2021 from 9:00am to 3:00pm to raise money for the county program. The event, which will be held at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH, in the Ed Sands Building will help raise funds for county activities like summer camp, state trips, awards, and so much more.

This is a great way to shop locally and support the county 4-H program. Parking and admission is free for the event. For more information about the Fairfield County 4-H program, visit fairfield.osu.edu.

Vendors Wanted: Craft & Vendor Show on Sat. July 31st

The Fairfield County 4-H Advisory Committee will host a Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, July 31st, 2021 from 9:00am to 3:00pm to raise money for the county program. The event, which will be held at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH, in the Ed Sands Building will help raise funds for county activities like summer camp, state trips, awards, and so much more.

This is a great way to shop locally and support the county 4-H program. Parking and admission is free for the event. For more information about the Fairfield County 4-H program, visit fairfield.osu.edu. If you are a vendor who would like to participate in the show, please contact 4-H Advisory Committee Treasurer, Natalyn Wymer, at landisnatalyn@gmail.com to request an application and more information.

Link to Vendor Application: Fairfield County 4-H Vendor Sale Contract 2021.06.09

4-H Craft, and Vendor Show: VENDORS WANTED for Saturday, July 31st!

The Fairfield County 4-H Advisory Committee will host a Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, July 31st, 2021 from 9:00am to 3:00pm to raise money for the county program. The event, which will be held at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH, in the Ed Sands Building will help raise funds for county activities like summer camp, state trips, awards, and so much more.

This is a great way to shop locally and support the county 4-H program. Parking and admission is free for the event. For more information about the Fairfield County 4-H program, visit fairfield.osu.edu. If you are a vendor who would like to participate in the show, please contact 4-H Advisory Committee Treasurer, Natalyn Wymer, at landisnatalyn@gmail.com to request an application and more information.

Link to Vendor Application: Fairfield County 4-H Vendor Sale Contract 2021.06.09

 

Bottle Cap Project – Update!

Thank you to those clubs who have been collecting caps for the Fairfield County Junior Leaders Bottle Cap Project! We are well on our way to collecting 1,000 lbs of plastic bottle caps!

Check out how many pounds your club has turned in below:

Bottle Cap Weigh In Update
Club Name TOTAL:
Champions 274
Green Extreme 161
Awesome Animals 131
Thurston Future Farmers 80
Sewing Shefs 79
Lithopolis Livestock 75
Kountry Kidz 46
Clearcreek Showmen 41
Shooting Stars 34
Extension Office 31
Wild About Animals 29
Pygmies Plus 13
Cloverleaf Livestock 8
Amanda Work & Win 7
KKEZ 5.5
Final Drive 2
Rough Riders 2
Pickerington Clovers 0.5

We will continue to collect bottle caps until Saturday July 10, 2021!

We will have one final weigh in that day at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds – More details coming soon.

If you are unable to attend the weigh in, please schedule a time to drop off your bottle caps at the Fairfield County Extension Office by calling 740-653-5419!

Lancaster Greenhouse Sale April 30 – May 2

Come support the Fairfield County 4-H Advisory Committee by shopping at the Lancaster Greenhouse and Nursery, April 30, May 1, & May 2, 2021.  This year you have the option to shop online or in store!

Read on for More Details….

  • In-Store Sales
    • Distribute the coupon below to all family and friends. A whole page of coupons can be found Greenhouse Fundraiser PDF.
    • Group supporters will shop as a “normal customer” on the above dates listed.  If we happen to have any current in-store sales and promotions taking place, they will be able to take advantage of those just like a typical customer.
    • At time of checkout, customers will give a copy of the attached coupon to our cashier so we know they are associated with your group and 15% of their transaction will be donated back to your group (not the customer).
    • Absolutely no coupons can be distributed at our store location

  • Online/eCommerce Sales
    • Distribute the following coupon code to all family and friends: 4HSPRING  (valid online only).
    • Family and friends will visit and shop from our website:  https://lancastergreenhouse.com
    • Your group’s unique coupon code will be entered in the checkout portion of the online store (Click the blue text that says “Redeem Your Code” and then enter code.  This code will only be active on your sale dates: Fri April 30th, Sat May 1st & Sun May 2nd
    • This coupon will give all online customers a BONUS 10% off all plants and fertilizers!
    • In addition, we offer in-store pick up AND delivery of all online orders.  The cost and timing of this delivery service is based on the actual shipping destination and total amount of purchase.  All available options will be calculated and viewed at time of checkout.  Many times, free delivery is available if a minimum purchase amount is met.
    • 15% of all online transactions associated with your group’s coupon code will be donated back to your group (not the customer).
    • Only one coupon code can be entered at time of checkout an cannot be combined with any additional offer.

 

This is a fundraising event for the 4-H Advisory Committee. The 4-H Advisory Committee supports county 4-H programming for all youth members and adult volunteers including, but not limited to: Awards and banquets, trips and scholarships, printing costs, special programming costs, and more!

Please share this post with family members and friends!