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100th Annual Barber County Fair


The 100th annual Barber County Fair is July 22-25 in Hardtner, Kansas. The theme this year is “Celebrating Traditions.” A special Barber County 100th Fair T-Shirt will be available for pre-order until July 6 by calling the extension office at 620-886-3971 or by email to [email protected]

Barber County Fair Theme Classes

4-H and FFA Divison

Arts and Crafts – any craft using burlap

Fashion Review – outfit with denim

Clothing Construction – an article using ag-related print

Baked Goods – biscuits made using provided recipe

Photography – any photo of an animal that could be seen at the fair

Plant Science – barrel of plants

Posters – fair promotional poster using theme

Open Class

Baked Goods – baked recipe using dried fruit; Bread Sculptors

Canning – decorated jar of canned goods using theme

Quilting – article made from recycled quilt; quilt made from recycled quilt blocks or top; and item made from rescued quilt blocks

Clothing and Textiles

Needlecraft – item using the 100th fair or celebrating traditions

Sewing – item using denim

Fine Arts – artwork on a farm tool or windmill blade

Arts and Crafts – any craft using burlap

Floriculture – display of fresh or live flowers using theme; barrel of plants

Photography – any photo of an animal that could be at the fairgroundsAntiques – shaving mugs, wooden or metal signs, purse, kitchen utensils

Department of People with Development Disabilities – any craft using burlap

Quilt Block Contest

100th Fair Pie Contest

Fairbooks with complete details are available in local businesses around the county or at the extension office, 118 E. Washington, Medicine Lodge, Kansas, or at To enter in the fair, everybody needs an exhibitor number. These are available from the extension office or at the fair. For further information or for question contact the extension office at 620-886-3971.


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