Getting ready for the Coe Hill fair this weekend

Homeniuk Amusements trucks started arriving Wednesday to get ready for the Coe Hill Fair Aug. 28 and 29, 2009.  Photo by Brent Goodwin.

Homeniuk Amusements trucks started arriving Wednesday to get ready for the Coe Hill Fair Aug. 28 and 29, 2009. Photo by Brent Goodwin.

COE HILL — It’s a sure sign fall is about to arrive:  the Coe Hill Fair is ready to go.

Set-up started Wednesday at the fairgrounds, as Homeniuk  Amusements truck started to arrive to set up the midway and extra washroom were installed.

Get your entires in for the fair by noon, then cross your fingers that the rainy weekend weather forecast from Environment Canada is wrong.

Rremember there are advance-purchase discounted “ride all day” bracelets available for the midway: $22 instead of the usual $27.  They’re at the Sears in Bancroft of the Coe Hill Country Market, or from JoAnn Wilson and Albert Vader.

Admission Friday night is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 years old and younger.  The eastern Ontario pony pulls start at $4 p.m. and demolition derby starts at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children.  Horse shows start at 9 a.m., gospel singing contests at noon, and more music competitions into the evening.

New washrooms with running water and electricity are going in to serve crowds the Coe Hill Fair Aug. 28 and 29, 2009.  Photo by Brent Goodwin

New washrooms with running water and electricity are going in to serve crowds the Coe Hill Fair Aug. 28 and 29, 2009. Photo by Brent Goodwin

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