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Recent Visit to the Goat Dairy & Fair Entries

May 15th, 2014 at 08:14 pm

Mother's Day we ventured out to a local goat dairy. They do an "open farm" one weekend in May and again in June each year. I have posted about our previous trips - we always have a fun time.
And I get to buy some very excellent cheese at a reduced price! Smile

While there you can pet the kid goats, brush the big gals, climb a straw stack, milk a goat, try as many samples of yogurt, cheese and ice cream as you want and there is face painting and live music too. There isn't a charge to visit, but I spent $22 on three types of cheese and a yogurt tub.

(Tried twice to upload a picture, but the site is acting goofy, so??)

This afternoon we turned in our entry forms for the local fair. It was $12 for all our entry fees.

I signed up for the table setting section again, a hanging basket I will plant soon and a creative small planting using a jam jar.

DD signed up to enter four canned items (two jams, a jelly & an apricot syrup) and she is going to enter mini cheesecakes and lemon bars in the junior baking category.

And this year DS is going to take in a piece of his "art". Not sure if it will be a painting or what yet. I just entered it as "preschool art".

Entering in the fair is fun!
All the fairs I have entered give free or reduced admission tickets to people who enter, so you could save money by entering. And there are usually many types of things you can enter from sewing to web design; cooking to gardening.

Do you enter anything in your fair?
If not, will you check into it this year?

5 Responses to “Recent Visit to the Goat Dairy & Fair Entries”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    I know I have looked into the fair in the past, but I have not entered. I don't expect I will this year, but I will keepi it in mind for the future.

  2. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Cool! I don't think I've attended a state fair, so I know I haven't entered anyting in one. Smile Maybe I will in NE.

  3. creditcardfree Says:

    @FT, the fair in NE used to be held in Lincoln until a few years ago...now Grand Island.

  4. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    CCF- too bad it isn't held there anymore.

  5. Looking Forward Says:

    This is for our local fair.
    Most counties have little fairs and then there is also the larger state fair.

    CCF - You should totally enter some of your cute sewing projects. Smile

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