The Botetourt Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is hosting the eighth annual Botetourt County Fair in a celebration of local agriculture. It will be held at the Buchanan Town Park, Lowe Street in Buchanan, on August 6 and 7.
While the Youth Livestock and Poultry Shows are only open to 4-H and FFA competitors (see website, BotetourtCountyFair.com for entry information), the Homemaking, Crops, Woodworking, and Photography contests are open to all. There are three divisions, Open (all adults), Youth (ages 9-19), and Cloverbud (ages 5-8).
A full list of all contests can be found on the website, BotetourtCountyFair.com under the “forms” tab. Entries must be registered at the fairgrounds Friday, Aug. 6, between 5-7. Entries must stay on display at the fair until the conclusion of the fair on Saturday at 4 p.m.