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HORSE SHOW RETURNS
TO THE HARMONY FREE FAIR

A Horse Show will be held during the Harmony Free Fair on Monday, September 3rd at 11 AM rain or shine. Registration will take place from 9 to 10:30 AM. Price for participation will be $5 per class or $30 per day. Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required. There will be $1,000 in cash prizes, raffled prizes and end of day awards. The awards are as follows: Slim Clark Award for Horsemanship; Amy, Coty, and Monica Sportsmanship Award; Best Groomed Horse and Rider; and Cutest Horse/Pony Award. There will be a variety of stakes and classes including, Western Halter Horse, Colts and Fillies (2 and under), Showmanship, English Horse in Hand, Walk Trot Equitation, Walk Trot Canter, Costume Class, Carrot Race, Barrel Race, Stick Horse Class, Costume, Trail Class, Command Class plus much more. Keep in mind, proof of negative Coggins within the last 3 years, current rabies certificate, and proof of liability insurance is required for any horse participating in this event. All participants must wear appropriate attire. No sneakers or boots without a heal. Ill behaved horses or riders may be disqualified at the judge’s discretion. The judge for this event will be Gail McCormack. The fair will be located at 1 Fairway Lane in Harmony and begin on Friday, August 31st through Monday, September 3rd. For more information on the horse show contact Lora Wotton at 701-8855. For more information on the fair visit harmonyfreefair.weebly.com or email: info@harmonyfreefair.org.



THE PISCATAQUIS VALLEY FAIR
TO BE HELD IN DOVER-FOXCROFT
The Piscataquis Valley Fair Association would like to announce the 131st Annual Piscataquis Valley Fair will begin on Thursday, August 23rd and continue through Sunday, August 26th. The fairgrounds open at 6 AM. The Midway opens Thursday and Friday at 2 PM, Saturday and Sunday at 11 AM.
General admission will be $6 per person over age 10, per day. Admission for children 5 to 10 years of age will be $2 per person, per day and children under 5 years are free. Senior Citizen Day will be on Thursday, August 23rd. Anyone 65 years of age or older will be admitted for half price or $3 per senior. Proof of age is required upon admission. Wristband will be available on Thursday at $15 and Friday through Sunday at $17 per day (does not include general admission). Visitors can purchase wristbands on the midway.
The Piscataquis Valley Fair was first held in 1887 and has become entrenched in the Dover-Foxcroft community. This is one of Maine’s most recognized down home, agricultural, county fairs. There’s activities for the entire family including, children’s games, bingo, livestock shows, youth dairy shows, milking demonstrations, relay races, horse pulling, skillet throw, frog jumping contest, animal costume parade, cookie stacking contest, truck pulls, tractor pulls, pie judging, pig scramble, music, food vendors plus much more.
For more information contact (207) 717-9100 during the week of the fair only or visit Facebook Piscataquis-Valley-Fair. For a complete schedule of events visit www.piscataquisvalleyfair.com. The fair will be located at 77 Fairview Avenue in Dover-Foxcroft. Keep in mind, only service animals are allowed on the fairgrounds and show animals are allowed in specified areas. This year the fair is offering wash stations near the animal barns so individuals can wash their hands after petting the animals.



SUMMER SIZZLER CASH CALENDAR TO HELP END HUNGER IN MAINE
The Sebasticook Valley Federal Credit Union will be running a Summer Sizzler Cash Calendar Raffle that began on Wednesday, August 1st and will continue through Friday, August 31st.

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RED CROSS OFFERS CHILD SAFETY TIPS
Back-to-school tips from the American Red Cross
can help make students’ return to the classrooms safer.

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FOR OUR VETERANS THE PITTSFIELD JEEP INVASION
 Guest column by Michael D. Wyly

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MISTY MEADOWS FARM TO HOST MAINE FARM DAYS
Misty Meadows Farm in Clinton will host Maine Farm Days on Wednesday, August 22nd
and Thursday, August 23rd from 9 AM to 4 PM

MCI HONORS FOUR AT 2018 REUNION
Maine Central Institute (MCI) inducted three into the School’s Hall of Fame and honored
one alumna with its Distinguished Achievement Award during its 2018 Reunion.

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