HARWINTON —The Harwinton Agricultural Society’s 163rd annual Harwinton Fair returns to the fairgrounds Oct. 4-6.
A wide variety of events and activities are scheduled for each day of the fair, including antique tractor pulls, horse events, wood chopping, animal exhibits, live entertainment, amazing fair food and vendors. The fair will also have agricultural displays and plenty of children’s activities.
On Friday, the fair features a classic car show. The Pisgah Mountain Primitives, a team of historians who provide demonstrations on blacksmithing, open fire cooking, candle and soap making, and other historic reenactors, are there all weekend. New this year is the Matica Circus, with showtimes on Saturday and Sunday.
Each day will feature live music. The Andrew Owen Band opens the fair Friday, and The Remnants and The Renegades perform Friday evening. On Saturday, perfoming musicians include The Tradesman; and on Sunday, the Bristol Old Tyme Fiddlers will perform.
Fairgoers can also enter the women’s skillet toss or men’s hay bale contests, or watch 3-D barrel racing and Gymkhana at the riding ring.
Fair hours are 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The fairgrounds are located on Locust Road in Harwinton off Route 4.
On Friday, general admission is $6 and $25 wristbands to enjoy the rides all evening long. Saturday and Sunday general admission is $8 and children 12 and under are free. Fair parking is also free.
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