Spencerville – The 166th edition of the Spencerville Fair i set to run from this Thursday September 9th to Sunday, September 12th.
This year will be a hybrid, with in person and virtual events being offered.
The annual fair takes a year of planning and organizing to put together. But with the strict restrictions put in place by the local Health Unit, this year’s fair will look and feel different.
Like last year, you will be able to tune in and enjoy the fair from the comfort of your home. There, you will be able to experience fair favourites, including the Baby Show, Pet Show, Livestock Show, Talent Show, as well as all of the exhibit building competitions, virtually.You can check out their 2021 Fair Book online for more details at: https://tinyurl.com/166th-Fair-Book
This year, the fair will also be bringing back a ‘Paint with Christine’ session for those who would like to paint from home, a video provided by the Grenville Milk Producers, which will take you on a tour of the local Dairy Farms, Storytime with the Edwardsburg/Cardinal Library, as well as countless educational videos based on all thing’s agriculture.
For the first time ever, the Spencerville Fair will be hosting a Virtual Brewery Tour! They have partnered with a number of carefully selected, local breweries for this one-night event. During this virtual tour, they will be taking you behind closed doors of some of the up-and-coming breweries in the area. You will hear from the brewmaster themselves as they take you on a tour of their brew site, share their brewery’s history, and guide you through each sip of their original products. You will be able to experience the excitement of different beers and ciders, surrounded by members of your community, all without leaving your home.
This Saturday, they will be opening the fair grounds at 12 o’clock noon for a day of FREE events! Admission to this year’s in-person fair will be completely free of charge.
There will be a Stationary Parade, Vendor Show, Touch a Truck, Food Vendors, The Barn of Learning, Farmers Olympics, and Live Music featuring performances by Amanda Keeley, Urban Rodeo, The Posse, and Brea Lawrenson. Check out the musical lineup here: Musical Entertainment — Spencerville Fair