Fair exhibitors' deadline is Saturday, June 4

The 2011 Merced County Fair said Saturday, June 4, is the day to bring most entries to the fairgrounds at 900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

“Saddle Up For Fun" is the theme of the 120th fair. The fair is Wednesday, June 15, through Sunday, June 19.

There are a few exceptions but most exhibits must be received on Saturday, June 4. Items will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for divisions, including crafts and hobbies, clothing and textiles, preserved foods, fine arts and photography.

For more information about exceptions, call the fair office at (209) 722-1507, check the exhibitors' handbook or refer to the handbook at www.MercedCountyFair.com.

Regular hours at the fairgrounds office are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. For more information call (209) 722-1507, email to info@MercedCountyFair.com or fax at (209) 722-3773. Go to www.MercedCountyFair.com and connect on Facebook and Twitter.