HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Children’s activities, hayrides, animal shows, music, farm tours, exhibits, food and beverages, homemade ice cream and more will be on full display this weekend at the 101st annual Mercer County 4-H Fair
The fair will be held on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm at the Mercer County's Howell Living History Farm. An opening ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Show Tent.
Exhibits at the 4-H Fair showcase showcase the talents of the general public as well as those of 4-H members including many “Open Division” categories including arts and crafts, photography, foods, gardening, clothing and woodworking. Blue ribbons for outstanding recipes, homegrown vegetables or creative projects will be awarded.
4-H, a youth development program operated by Rutgers Cooperative Extension, provides research-based, hands-on learning experiences for youth in Mercer County. The fair is an opportunity for 4-H members to showcase projects they have worked on throughout the year.
The Howell Living History Farm is located on Valley Road, just off Route 29, seven miles north of Washington Crossing. For drivers, the GPS address is 70 Woodens Lane in Hopewell Township. Admission and parking is free of charge.
The fair exhibitor catalog and a complete schedule can be found online at mercer.njaes.rutgers.edu/4h/fair,
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