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Sunday At The Orange Country Fair More Nice Weather Expected

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Sep 152018
 

With the first day in the history books, the Orange Country Fair continues today, Sunday, Sept. 16.

Come early for the Mini Horse Pull at 8 a.m. and stick around for the Horsing Around Show at 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Stroll around and check out the exhibits. Plan your entries for next year’s contests, get inspired! and don’t forget to visit the wee little piggies in the animal building. (Not even two weeks old yet)

Chow down at the pavilion or at the Satelite food tent on the lower grounds.

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2018
8:00-11:00 AM = Chip’s famous Pancake Breakfast – Main Food Pavilion
8:00 AM = Mini Horse Pull – Lower Field
9:00 AM = Antique Tractor Pull – Pulling Area
10:00 AM = Antique Car Show – Front Fairgrounds
10:00 AM = Pork Chop Pig Racing – Lower Field
10:30 AM = Birds of Prey – Upper Field
11:00 AM = Horse Draw – Lower Field
11:00 AM = Homing Pigeon Release – Lower Field
11:30 AM = Children’s Pedal Tractor Pull – Upper Field
11:30 AM = Birds of Prey – Upper Field
11:30 AM = Horsing Around Show – Lower Field
12:15 PM = The Magic of Christopher – Gazebo
12:30 PM = Birds of Prey – Upper Field
1:00 PM = Pork Chop Pig Racing – Lower Field
1:00 PM = Homing Pigeon Release – Lower Field
1:15 PM = Womens Skillet Toss – Lower Field
2:00 PM = Pork Chop Pig Racing – Lower Field
2:00 PM = “How to Grow & Care for Orchids” – Lower Field
2:00 PM = Birds of Prey – Upper Field
2:00 PM = Horsing Around Show – Lower Field
2:00-6:00 PM = Freeplay Band – Gazebo
3:00 PM = Pork Chop Pig Racing – Lower Field
3:00 PM = Homing Pigeon Release – Lower Field
4:00 PM = Horsing Around Show – Lower Field
5:00 PM = Pork Chop Pig Racing – Lower Field
6:00 PM = Fair Closes

*** Sunday Headliners ***
Main Stage – Gazebo
Freeplay 2:00 – 6:00 PM
Featuring Jim Pino Jr, Joey Pods & the Langley Bros.

Pig Races
Sunday: 11:30, 2:30, 5:00

 

SPECIAL FEATURES- BOTH DAYS
•• Chip’s famous pancake breakfast
•• Toddler Driving Contest
•• Birds of Prey 11:00, 12:00, 1:00 & 2:00
•• Pig Races
•• Garden Club Demonstration 2:00 both days

Official Fair T-Shirts, Hats and Commemorative Items
available at the Souvenir Tent.

Enter The 2nd Annual “Who Makes the Best” Meatball Challenge

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Apr 092016
 

Screen Shot 2016-03-02 at 11.27.47 PMThe Orange Ale House Grille and Burger Bar, 517 Boston Post Road will host the second annual “Who Makes the Best” Meatball Challenge on Saturday, April 9 from 6-10 p.m.

It’s going to be a another fun night to see who makes the best balls around and raise some money for The Hole in the Wall Gang.
A $25 admission includes meatballs from the contestants, unlimited ziti, salad and Italian bread.
The Wine Tasting is sponsored by CONNECTICUT DISTRIBUTORS and a beer tasting by NEW ENGLAND BREWING COMPANY.
The contest is open to individual entries only. Please no restaurant or company entries. First and second prizes will be awarded. The winner gets a beautiful trophy, a $100 gift card to OAH, a Food Channel contract and bragging rights for the year. Ok… so we’re kidding about the Food Channel contract.
There will be a desert cocktail bar, some misc donated desserts and raffles/silent auctions too. Anyone who is able to secure or contribute a silent auction/raffle prize, please contact any committee member. Or email info@Orangealehouse.com
Contact Angela McNabola at meatballcontest2016@gmail.com or Jessica Bakis to help out and be involved. Masters of Ceremonies by Jim Pino Jr and Ed McManus. Music by Jim Pino Jr and the band FREEPLAY.
This is sure to be a great, memorable night. To be a sponsor and have your sign prominently displayed at the event, contact Jim Hassenmayer. There is no cost to enter or to attend as a contestant.
Celebrity judges include local TV and radio personalities and musicians.
RULES AND GUIDELINES:
All contestants must enter as individuals. No matter what your degree of training you can not enter as part of a commercial venture.
All meatballs should be brought that night in a standard half-tray approx 9.5 x 12. Chafing dishes and sternos will be provided. Plan on making 60 golf ball sized meatballs.
Any type of meatball is welcome. The only requirement is that it be round. Sauce/no sauce, Italian, Swedish, Mexican, beef, pork, veal, chicken etc.

Contestants should be in place and ready to serve no later than 6:30 p.m. that night. Serving spoons, plates etc. will all be provided. All you need to bring are your balls!

To enter your balls, donate a raffle prize or for any other questions, send an email to meatballcontest2016@gmail.com

Previously published on  Apr 6, 2016 @ 14:43

Apr 1, 2016 @ 19:47

Mar 27, 2016 @ 13:37

March 13 @ 02:24

March 2 @ 15:42

and Feb 22 @ 04:37