Barry County Youth Fair to be held June 24

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Deadline for entries is June 15

The Barry County Youth Fair will be held June 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Exeter Corn Maze, located four miles south of Exeter on MM Highway.

The fair will offer a full day of fun, food, and vendor booths to shop. Activities will include the pumpkin jump, shoot-out shack, zip line, cow train and much more. Unlimited armbands are available to purchase for $7.

Food vendors will be on the grounds beginning with a Blue Ribbon Breakfast at 6 a.m., then more options throughout the day.

Livestock shows will run throughout the day for beef, dairy, swine, goats, sheep, poultry and rabbits. All area 4-H and FFA members are welcome to show.

Full schedules of check-in and show times, entry forms and the fair book are on the Barry County Extension website at: For more information, people may contact Sherri Sanders at 479-903-2683. Entry forms must be postmarked or brought to the Extension Office in the old courthouse by June 15.

All applicants for entry to exhibit any animal in the fair must be made on official forms. These forms are available on pages 16-17 of the fair book. All entries must be made in the name of the owner.

Entries in all divisions must be received or postmarked by June 15. To be eligible for the Premium Sale, Barry County residents must apply this rule. Late entries will not be considered. Division superintendents will assign locations in the barns and exhibit buildings. All area businesses are encouraged to participate in the Premuim Sale event. For more information, people may contact Sanders.

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