Orleans County 4H Fair

The Orleans County 4-H Fair is a program of the Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension

Augmented Reality posters arrived, just sharing a part of one because of Dairy Month! #ageducation

Fair entries are now closed. We have lots of sorting to do! Thank you to the families who deal with the paperwork to make sure 4-Hers have an awesome fair experience.

Thank you to the volunteers who taught our clinic and the 4-H families who came out today!

Showmanship clinic starts in 20 minutes. Lots of our exhibitors will be here to learn about prepping for their shows at fair.

[05/31/19]   Just a reminder fair entries are due on June 1. Poultry in July 1. Stop in, call, email and we'll do everything we can to help fill them out. We can also help during tommorow's livestock clinic from 10-12.

We don't want entries to be a source of stress, but we do need them in on time.

One of our favorite non-fair activities is conservation field days. All of the county's sixth graders learn about birds of prey, sturgeon, wild edible plants, hunting, green energy, and much more. Today we also planted the Johnny Appleseed tree donated by Eric Andrews who spent the day leading a session on history and historical plants.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans County

Our offices will be closed on Monday in observance of the holiday. Remember those who gave all for our country.

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Exhibitors: Fair entries are due June 1. Call the office for any help or info. 585-798-4265.

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Our very first commercial exhibitor to turn in paperwork this year was the stylish Lularoe bus. Update your wardrobe at fair this year! Or update now and wear it at fair!

This is my page to connect you to the Fabulous LULAROE BUS!!!!!

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans County

While we're not happy to be sharing this again, CCE has excellent resources for flooding available through NY EDEN.


United Way volunteers out doing service projects for Day of Caring | Orleans Hub

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans County has loved being part of this year's United Way of Orleans County Day of Caring. The volunteers here built raised beds for a garden project this summer, planted elderberry bushes, and mulched the pie tin garden.

orleanshub.com Photos by Tom Rivers KNOWLESVILLE โ€“ Katie Heiligenthaler, left, and Rahema Quddus, both employees with Takeform in Medina, work on making a raised garden box

Volunteers from Takeform are here for the United Way of Orleans County Day of Caring.

Nice days mean lots of action on the fairgrounds. The Knights building will be getting a fresh coat of paint and lots of 4-Hers were around tonight practicing with animals. Fair is coming! And Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans County is only going to get busier!

The East Shelby Vol Fire Company has something exciting for you this Saturday at the fairgrounds.

This Saturday!!! ๐ŸŽ‰

Empire State Wrestling is bringing the entertainment, weโ€™re bringing the concessions, you bring the party!

Throw on your favorite Star Wars ๐Ÿ’ซ attire and join us for a night of fun at the Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds. Youโ€™re not going to want to miss all the action. Former WWE, WCW, TNA, ROH, CZW, and Impact stars in action.

May the 4th Be With You! ๐Ÿš€

All proceeds benefit the East Shelby Volunteer Fire Company. ๐Ÿš’

Tickets ๐ŸŽซ online or through a fire company member: http://eswwrestling.com/2019/04/tickets-available-for-esw-fairground-fallout-in-albion-ny/

[05/01/19]   New stuff in the commercial exhibits building this year that will bowl you away!

Last weekend the home and garden show, this coming weekend good old fashion wrasslin'!

This Saturday May 4, Monkey return #ESW vs. #PepperParks first time!! ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ’ vs. ๐Ÿ”ช #Albion #Buffalo NY #wrestling @ Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans County


Orleans Home, Garden and Outdoor Show this weekend

Stop out and visit this weekend. We also have our 4-H clothing review on Saturday night, and on Saturday at 1:00 a beginners workshop to raising backyard poultry, call to reserve your seat 585-798-4265.

thedailynewsonline.com ALBION โ€” This weekend stop by the Orleans County Fairgrounds for the annual Orleans County Chamber of Commerce Home, Garden and Outdoor Show.


Extension offers Seed Bank program at local public libraries | Orleans Hub

orleanshub.com Press Release, Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension KNOWLESVILLE โ€“ Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans County launched its new Seed Bank program on

We just ordered 16 new tables that are easier to get in and out of for around the 4-H Senior Council Stand. Can't wait to test them out, but that means we'll have to cook some cheeseburgers!!


Public information meetings set for new recycling program in Orleans County | Orleans Hub

We're hoping to be able to offer new opportunities to recycle at fair this year, like bins for plastic silverware. And looking at making a few switches in other areas to!

orleanshub.com Orleans County has scheduled three public meetings next month to discuss the county's switch to a new residential recycling program. Beginning in June, county

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans County

Our office will be closed tomorrow, 4-19, we've got to clean up from the "eggsperiments" our Cloverbuds did earlier this week. Enjoy the weekend!


County has expanded tourism guide, promoting more local attractions | Orleans Hub

It's amazing to watch people stop into the fairgrounds and take one of these guides and comment about how they didn't know there were so many things here in the county!

orleanshub.com ALBION โ€“ The Orleans County Tourism Department last week received 40,000 visitor's guides which will be heading to visitor centers on the Thruway and other

The cow showed up at the beef dinner looking for any leftover salt potatoes.

If you plan on attending the 4-H beef dinner this Saturday be sure to check out your ticket for a special fair coupon!

It's beautiful outside! This weekend our 4-H has dog knowledge testing on Saturday and a horse show on Sunday.

Plus our annual Roast Beef Dinner fundraiser put on by the youth in the Beef and Dairy Programs. Stop in Saturday for dinner! They serve at 6.

Wondering about the army of pickup trucks at the fairgrounds today? It's special permit training day and farms throughout the county are on-site to prep for the growing season.

You never know who will turn up at the Medina Tractor Supply Co. to support the #4Hpaperclover campaign.

4-Hers will be in store Thursday afternoon and #4Hpaperclover continues until April 7.

Now that April 1st is here we'd like to introduce the fair's new "gold package", with purchase of this package fairgoers receive admission, hamburgers and lemonade for two, and will be transported around the fair by one of our volunteer management team on a pedicab! Your have your choice of driver, Marty Zwifka, Bert Mathes, or Shawn Cook.

Great workshop if you're thinking about your own eggs or meat birds!

Thinking about picking up some chicks? Let us help you make the best decisions for your planned use.

We use the funds from paper clover to send 15-20 youth annually on a wide range of scholarship trips from Career Explorations at Cornell, to visiting Albany, and even build your own award trip where youth design a trip and budget!

4-H and Tractor Supply Co. are kicking off the spring #4HPaperClover campaign! Visit your local Tractor Supply store between now and April 7 and donate $1 at checkout to help send kids in our community to #4HCamp! #InspireKidstoDo


Orleans County 4-H Fair Book

Are you a fair 4-H exhibitor? The 2019 fairbook is online and ready for use!

orleans.cce.cornell.edu For information including the fair schedule, entertainment, becoming a vendor and attending the fair visit the fair site at orleans4-hfair.com.Below you will find the complete 2018 Orleans County 4-H Fair Book. Please call or email the 4-H Office if you need help with forms, entry information, he...


This survey on teen opinions and ways to help teens grow and learn in our county closes on Friday, March 29. Please consider spending a few minutes to do the activity.

PS. it's actually kinda fun too!


Celebrate Ag Day! and Pi Day!

We know it's fish fry season, so...

Fair Pro-tip: Sprinkle a little powdered sugar on your fish fry for that funnel cake feel!

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A couple days have gone by, but we can't get over how amazing this story is!

We're excited for some small upgrades this year! New stalls for sheep and goats. New bleachers for YOU! We'll soon be selling the old wooden bleachers by sealed bid. If you have an interest you can submit a sealed bid now. We'll open bids and say goodbye to the bleachers on April 5 and they can be ready for pickup any day after.

Animal gating will also be available by sealed bid after fair.

Attending the Event Planning Conference at the Buffalo Bills field house with speakers on event security and emergency planning. Orleans County is well represented and we're getting many great insights for a safer fair!


High winds take heavy toll as ice boom breaks, trees topple, tens of thousands left without power

We've lost a couple trees here in the fairgrounds! And some roof, and some lights, and who knows what else before the wind calms down. Continue to be safe everyone!

buffalonews.com โ€œThis is still a very dangerous storm, and weโ€™re asking people to treat it that way,

Fair week, July 22-27, can't come soon enough! Our fair committee meets tonight. So much work to do.


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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans County

It's super nice when staff who have moved on from Extension continue to champion for the mission! Thank you to Missy Call for her selecting us for a donation from CoBank.

Amazed!!! This will have people yelling, "Assemble at the fair."

Itโ€™s time to let the cat of the bag! Our new SUPER ride is here! Is it summertime yet? ๐ŸŽกโ˜€๏ธ

Monroe County 4-H Youth Development


#4H #4HGrowsHere #inspirekidstodo

Orleans County Soil and Water Conservation District has kicked off the annual seedling pre-order. Don't miss out.

Spring certainly seems far away, but weโ€™ve got some good news: itโ€™s already time to get prepared! ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒธ

Local Soil & Water Conservation Districts are now taking orders for bare root seedlings, transplants, deciduous trees, bushes, shrubs, and fruit trees โ€“ not to mention wildflower seeds, bluebird nesting boxes, rain barrels, planting accessories, and more.

The plants are grown by local nurseries, and are an affordable source of conservation landscaping materials for windbreaks and erosion control. And, many of them are native species which will adapt to local soil types and contribute to our natural ecosystem.

Plan for the warm weather, and help your environment! Contact your local Soil & Water Conservation District to learn more and find a sale near you: https://www.nys-soilandwater.org/contacts/county_offices.html

Photo via New York Apples ๐Ÿ˜


#TrueLeaders are more likely to make a commitment to #HealthyLiving and less likely to engage in risky behaviors including tobacco and alcohol use. Learn more about #4Hโ€™s positive impact on youth: http://bit.ly/2sMNrgt #4HHealthyLiving #InspireKidstoDo

This workshop is perfect for EVERYONE! We want to help you have a safer outdoor experience and tick awareness is key to that.

Are you a hunter? A hiker? A camper? A bird watcher? A gardener? A forager? A farmer? A horseback rider? Or anyone who likes the outdoors? If so, you might be interested in the upcoming WNY Tick Awareness Forum! Orleans County will be hosting a satellite viewing of the live presentation by NYS IPM on tick management on February 16 1-3pm. Pre-register by calling 585-798-4265 or by visiting http://chautauqua.cce.cornell.edu/events/2019/01/24/wny-tick-awareness-forum
Cost is $5. All pre-registered participants will receive this free tick removal kit!

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The fair is always looking for new ideas, ways to improve, and new participants including vendors, entertainers and organizations. Applications and forms are available on our website or feel free to contact the office.

Opening Hours

Monday 14:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 22:00
Thursday 10:00 - 22:00
Friday 10:00 - 22:00
Saturday 10:00 - 22:00
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