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That’s a lot a Beef

The Classic Heritage Beef Show, featuring more than 265 head of cattle from all over Eastern Canada – and that’s no bull! Come on down and catch the sights, it promises to be well worth it.  

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Susan Sweet and her Easel

Susan has been working in her sketch book at the Hants County Exhibition during her stint as artist in residence at the annual agricultural fair. Here are a few of her sketch book pages from last week. Look forward to … Continue reading

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Goat Yoga – Yes GOAT YOGA

Join the the Yoga Hen at the Hants County Exhibition on September 23rd at 3:00 pm for a fun filled yoga session with Goats. Bring your mat and sense of adventure to this latest craze that everyone is trying.

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2nd Weekend – Loads of Feature Events

Just imagine a second weekend as big or bigger than the first. A Brew Tent with beer wine and spirit samples from across the province. A local event feature with food, arts, crafts, green energy and demonstrations that will amaze. … Continue reading

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Brew Tent – Local Demos and Marine Institute

What a beautiful warm day! Vendors are busy setting up in the Brew Tent. Come enjoy some great local beer, cider and spirits on the patio. Still Fired Distilleries Inc is set up and ready to go! And don’t forget … Continue reading

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Brew Tent – A Hopp-ening Good Time!

Sat & Sun Sept 23-24…Offering free sprit and cider tastings, THE BREW TENT will be “hopping” with local beer, cider and spirits both Saturdays (noon til 9pm)  and Sunday starting at noon til close. Check out the local food demos … Continue reading

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The Midway – Always a Favorite!

Midway faces! 🙀🤣Advanced midway bracelets are on sale at MacLeans and Needs PetroCan, Lakeside Variety, New Ross Clover Farm Store, Windsor Home Hardware. $24 ($26 at Ex) Show bracelet to parking gate attendant for free parking.

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The Pet Parade is Back

Sun. Sept 24th…. How many of you took part in the Exhibition Pet Parade as kids? Little Liza Sweet did. Here she is proudly parading piglets at exhibition in 1962, the 197th Hants County Exhibition. The Pet Parade is back, … Continue reading

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Future Farmers Friday

Fri Sept 15th…It’s a busy time of the year for Future Farmers Friday! This year on September 15, we’ll welcome over 600 students, teachers and chaperones from Windsor Forks, Falmouth, Dr. A. Hines, Hantsport and Three Mile Plains Elementary Schools. … Continue reading

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4-H Weekend

Sept 15 – 17th… 4-H weekend is coming fast!  The Hants County Exhibition is happy to be able to add the complete 4-H schedule for Sept 15-17 to our program book this year, for the convenience of club members, parents … Continue reading

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Embrace your Inner Hillbilly

Sept 23rd…Register before Sept 16th to participate as a team of 2 in the Hants County Hillbilly Challenge on Saturday, September 23, 2017. This event takes place during the second weekend of the 252nd Hants County Exhibition and is sure … Continue reading

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Event Legacy Award to the 2015 Hants County Ex

Event Legacy Award Presented to Hants County Exhibition by AVESTA The Windsor Agricultural Society received the Event Legacy Award for its 251st Hants County Exhibition. This award was presented in recognition of an annual community festival or event providing long … Continue reading

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CTV First at Five Reports on Opening of Hants Co Ex 250th Anniversary

CTV Atlantic First at Five news story on the opening of the oldest agricultural fair in North America – celebrating 250 years. CTV News Story – Hants County Exhibition Celebrates 250 years

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CBC Reports on Hants County Ex 250 Year Anniversary

CBC News carried a story this week covering lead-up the 250th Anniversary of the Hants Country Exhibition. In its opening line to the story it asks… “Do you remember the time Mike Duffy raced on an ostrich that could reach … Continue reading

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Farm Credit Canada Provides Donation to Hants Co Ex 250th

Windsor Agricultural Society President Brian Casey presented a 250th Anniversary Art Print by Susan Sweet to Rick O’Regan of Farm Credit Canada in appreciation of their sponsorship at our 250th Anniversary Celebration at the Hants County Exhibition. The Hants County … Continue reading

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Green Diamond Equipment Sponsors Hants Co Ex 250th

Windsor Agricultural Society President Brian Casey presented Ed Patton of Green Diamond Equipment a 250th Art Print by Susan Sweet in appreciation for their sponsorship of our 250 Anniversary Celebration. Also shown in the photo Jeff Griffin – Green Diamond.

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Rare Breeds will be at Hants County Exhibition’s 250th

A special new event during the 250th Hants County Exhibition – A Rare Breeds and Heritage Livestock Showcase. Sunday, September 27th. Come and see: CATTLE: (Lincoln Red, Normande, Scottish Highland, Milking Shorthorn, Canadienne SHEEP: (Cotswold. Icelandic, Southdown) SWINE: (Berkshire) GOATS: … Continue reading

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Windsor Home Hardware Receives Susan Sweet Print as donor to Hants Co Ex. 250th

Summer Students Brooke McNeil and Leah Newcombe present Windsor Home Hardware owner Jeff Redden with a token of the Hants County Exhibitions appreciation for the generous sponsorship provided to the Ex for their 250th Anniversary Celebration. The gift is a … Continue reading

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Scotiabank Donates to Hants County Ex 250 Anniversary

Windsor Agricultural Director Bruce Saunders (left) helps present Scotiabank Manager Wendy Brown with a token of the Society’s appreciation for the bank’s sponsorship of the 250th Anniversary Celebration at the Hants County Exhibition. Also shown in the photo are Summer … Continue reading

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Town of Windsor Receives Art Print for 250th Hants County Ex Donation

Hants County Exhibition Summer Worker’s Brooke McNeil (left) and Leah Newcombe (center) make a presentation of the 250th Art Print by Susan Sweet to Windsor Mayor Paul Beazley (right) in appreciation of the Town’s sponsorship of the Exhibition’s 250th Anniversary. … Continue reading

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