It’s Drexel Community Fair Time!

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The Drexel Community Fair is coming August 22 – 27, 2022

It’s time to think about entering items in the exhibit hall for a chance to win a ribbon and some cash! Crafts, art, photos, baked goods, canned goods, flowers and more. Use your hobbies to win a premium and bragging rights.

row of sunflowers in vases displayed at fair

Bring your entries to the exhibit hall on Sunday, August 21st from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Pick up a fair book at our office for a complete list of entry categories, or download the fair book here:

2022 Drexel Community Fair Book

There will be lots to do and see at the fair this year. Check out the 4-H & Youth Livestock Exhibition in the barn and come out for the Burke County 4-H Livestock Show on Tuesday, August 23rd in the livestock arena starting at 6:30 p.m.
boy showing cow at livestock show

On Thursday, August 25th, we will have the Veggie Varmint Contest. Come by and create an animal out of vegetables for a chance to win a ribbon and cash prizes. It’s the one time that it’s OK to play with your food!
animals made from vegetables on plates

Burke County 4-H is holding their Cow Patty Bingo fundraiser during the fair too. A limited number of squares will be available at $10 per square. Proceeds will benefit youth programs offered by Burke County 4-H. The cow will be let loose on Saturday, August 27th at 7:30 p.m. You do not have to be present to win.
Come by the Extension Office to purchase your square now or stop by the Burke County 4-H tent to purchase squares during fair week.

cow patty bingo clipart

Don’t forget to check out the booths in the exhibit hall. Enjoy the food and live entertainment nightly and of course fireworks every night. Come out and have some FUN at the Drexel Community Fair!