Country Fest prize books available

Categories include arts, crafts and hobbies, needle work, scrapbooking and photography, garden produce, home cooking.

Brianna Arsenault shows off her three-month-old lamb Gilbert at last year’s Country Fest.

Country Fest prize books are now available for all categories in the home arts and gardening competition, July 23-24 at the Albion Fairgrounds.

The categories include arts, crafts and hobbies, needle work, scrapbooking and photography, garden produce, home cooking.

“After the high level of popularity among the blueberry categories introduced last year, we have decided to keep many of them within the home cooking prize book, courtesy of Silver Valley Farms,” said organizers.

The theme of the 2016 competition is “Rainbow Dreams and Country Scenes.”

All entries must be submitted before July 11.

“This is the perfect opportunity to create family memories. Many families, large and small, join together and empty their treasure chest of creations made throughout the year, from school projects to Mother’s Day presents. This is also time for the adults to come and show off an exceptional garden, fine sewing skills, or handy work. We want to see it all.”

Visit for more information. Once there, click on the prize book section and it will direct you to the information of home arts and gardening.

“We look forward to seeing everyone’s wonderful creations at our upcoming fair.”


Just Posted

Letter: Time change has outlived its usefulness

More negative effects on people and communities then positive ones

Rotary duck race winners given sports car

First big win for Maple Ridge mother of three boys Jody Makela

Maple Ridge’s first retail cannabis store opens Monday

Spiritleaf is just the second private pot shop in the Fraser Valley

Burrards lose to Shamrocks in double overtime

WLA championship series moves to Maple Ridge Sunday

QUIZ: How much do you remember about Woodstock?

Weekend music festival in Bethel, New York, was held 50 years ago

Canada ‘disappointed’ terror suspect’s British citizenship revoked

Jack Letts, who was dubbed “Jihadi Jack” by the U.K. media, has been detained in a Kurdish prison for about two years

Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, backs right to peaceful assembly

There have been months of protests in the semi-autonomous region

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

‘It’s just the freedom:’ Paralyzed Broncos player pursuing life on the water

The former Humboldt Broncos goaltender, who started in the net when he was nine, was paralyzed last year

Young balance-bikers race in B.C.’s inaugural Strider Cup

The course has several obstacles including ‘Mount Scary’ and the ‘Noodle Monster’

Canadians killed in Afghanistan honoured during emotional dedication ceremony

One-hundred-fifty-eight Canadian soldiers died during the mission

It’s snow joke: Up to 30 cm of snow expected to fall in northeastern B.C.

Alaska Highway, Fort Nelson to be hit with August snowstorm, according to Environment Canada

‘I’m just absolutely disgusted’: Husband furious after B.C. Mountie’s killer gets day parole

Kenneth Fenton was sentenced to prison after he fatally struck Const. Sarah Beckett’s cruiser

Most Read