Sunday, 25 March 2007

Blueskin A&P Country Fair and Clearing Sale, Saturday 31 March at Waitati

Blueskin A&P Country Fair and Clearing Sale
Bland Park, Waitati (Beside SH1)
Saturday 31 March 2007
9.30am until 4.00pm

Enquiries Mike Thomson 482 2883 or 027 265 2637

A Family Fun day together with a Clearing sale – come along and sell
all that unwanted gear while the family enjoys a fun-filled Saturday.

Admission Free


Clearing Sale

Entry to ground from Midday, Friday 30 March – 24-hour security in
place throughout Friday night. All items for sale to be on the ground
by 9.00am on Saturday 31 March. Auction starts at 10.30 am. Potential
buyers must register at the Secretary's office. Enquiries: George
Terry 482 2721.

Pets' Corner

Have all pets ready for judging by 11am.

Fun and Mayhem with Mandy

In progress throughout the day. Prizes will be awarded shortly after
each event. 3-legged race, Sack race, Wheelbarrow race, Egg and Spoon
race, Egg throwing, Gumboot throwing, Tug o' War

Best dressed Cowboy or Cowgirl

Judging at 11.30am

Possum Tossing
First national Real Estate International Possum Tossing Championship
Teams competition – 3 people to a team. Each person gets two throws,
longer throw counts. Highest team total wins the trophy. Prizes also
for best individual man and woman. Minimum age: 15 years. Competition
starts at 2.30pm. Registrations on Show Day until 2pm. Entry fee $2
per person.


5 categories: Landscape, People, Pets, Local and Unusual. Standard
size prints, colour or Black & White. Please ensure that your name and
telephone number are on the back of your photos. Entries accepted
until Midday on Show Day.

Children's Art

Entries accepted at local schools prior to Show Day and will be on
display in the main marquee. Prizes will be awarded around Midday.
Theme for this year: "Inspired by creatures of the Bay".

Best-Dressed Bicycle/Tricycle

Entries accepted until Midday. Prizes awarded around 1pm.


Horizontal Bungy, Bumper Cars, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Rugby
Ball Throwing, Lawn Mower racing, Book Stalls, Jumble Sales.

Country & Garden Produce

Entries accepted on Show day until 10am. Entries to be grown or
produced by Exhibitor.

Vegetables (must be home-grown)

3 potatoes (same variety)
3 carrots
3 onions
3 tomatoes
3 Brussels sprouts
3 beetroots
1 cabbage
1 bunch silver beet
1 cauliflower
Basket or Box of Mixed Vegetables


Ugliest potato
Carrot with character
Fattest stalk of Rhubarb

Vegetable creation

5 years and under
6-10 years
11-14 years
15-100+ years


3 apples, same variety, cooker
3 apples, same variety, dessert
3 pears


1 jar home-made pickle
1 jar home-made jelly
1 jar home-made jam
One bottle sauce
3 home-produced eggs
1 bunch fresh herbs in a jar
Bunch of cut garden flowers in own container

Home baking (open ages)

Half-dozen biscuits
1 loaf
3 muffins
3 scones

Children's baking

(same age groups as 'Vegetable creation')
1 Gingerbread man
3 Pikelets


The 'Flying Possum' cafeteria will be open all day for tea, coffee,
soft drinks, hot dogs, burgers, savouries etc. (provided by TV
Turn-off Week committee and Friends of Warrington School)

Please Note

There are no Eft-pos facilities at the showground.

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