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September 6, 2012

Deerfield Fair

DEERFIELD - This New Hampshire tradition continues as a seasonal favorite on the huge Deerfield Fairgrounds, located at 34 Stage Road on Route 43 in the Deerfield countryside. This fair truly provides something for everyone during the four full days of arts, animals, entertainment and midway rides. There are dozens of buildings on the property that provide exhibits of all kinds, including agricultural products, flower shows, petting barns, a farm museum, and over 100 specialty vendors.

The Deerfield Fair is well-known for its many outdoor arena events, including horse shows, a demolition derby, tractor pulls, horse and stock pulls and its exceptional entertainment, including music, magic, singers and dancers!

A few highlights: the 4-day Horse Show begins at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday. The Woodsman’s Contest is Thursday at 10:00 a.m. The Tom Dixon Band performs on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. The Flying Wallendas Family Circus has performances daily on the Main Stage. The Miss Deerfield Fair Pageant is a favorite event held on the Main Stage, Friday at 7:00 p.m. Pig Scrambles are held daily at 2:00 p.m. The Little Miss Deerfield Pageant is on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The Antique Doodle-bugs event is Sunday at 9:00 a.m., and the Demolition Derby is Sunday at 5:00 p.m. There are many strolling performers and shows throughout the 4-day fair.

Sheryl Bolduc, President of the Deerfield Fair Association would like to announce, “We are happy to let everyone know that we are once again offering ticket sales online on our new and user friendly website. Those who purchase online tickets enter our Fairgrounds in the quicker, faster, separate online entry lane.”

General admission tickets are $10.00. On Thursday and Friday, senior tickets are just $7.00. Children 12 and under are free. Parking is free. On Friday and Sunday there is a Midway Special of $25.00 for all rides from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information, visit or call 603.463.7421.

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    The Activities Committee from American Legion Post 51 in Epping donated the proceeds from their Annual Car Show and Pig Roast held on May 17 to the New Hampshire Association for the Blind. The Association is the statewide leader in providing vision rehabilitation services for NH people of all ages who are blind and visually impaired. Junior Vice Commander Rick Pelletier is presenting the $1,400 check to Mary Chase. A big thank you to all who volunteered their time to make the day a success. Pictured above, from left, front row: Sheila Brown, Karen Sullivan, Judy Pelletier, Bonnie Farish, Sheila Santosuosso, Charlie Brown; back row: Dean Nash, Jo-Ann Nash, Ronnie Follansbee, Linda Follansbee, Don Reynolds, Kevin Murnane. Not pictured are Joyce Murnane, Jo-Ann Cooley, Ray Chapman, Glen Murch and Debbie Pelletier. Special thank you to Wal-Mart Distribution, Lindt Chocolate, Mark George and The American Legion Family. For more information about the New Hampshire Association for the Blind, please visit their website at or call 1-800-464-3075. American Legion Post 51 encourages all veterans or active duty military to stop by the Post, located on Route 125 in Epping, or call 603-679-8320.

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