Artists and artisans to showcase at fall fair

Mount Waddington Regional Fall Fair comes to the Chilton Regional Arena Sept. 8-9.

Gazette staff

PORT MCNEILL—Crafty artisans and green-fingered growers will descend on Port McNeill next weekend as the Mount Waddington Regional Fall Fair comes to the Chilton Regional Arena.

This year’s theme for the fair is “North Island Roots and Rubber Boots — Sew it, Grow it, Show it.”

The Sept. 8-9 fair will bring together the best of local gardeners, artists and artisans as they showcase their wares.

Judges will peruse the offerings Friday night and award prizes and ribbons for outstanding entries in a variety of categories.

Doors will open to the public Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

For more information see www.mountwaddingtonfair.ca.

 

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