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Fairs & Festivals – for Sep. 24, 2009

Is your community hosting a farm fair or exhibition in 2009? Contact the Co-operator with your event, dates, location, contact information (phone, e-mail and/or website) and updates

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Sept. 26 – Manitoba’s Hunting Appreciation Day, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m., Whittier Park (St. Joseph Street at Rue Messager), Winnipeg. Free admission. Celebrating hunting skills, history, heritage and contributions to habitat conservation and game management. For more info call the Manitoba Wildlife Federation at 204-633-5967 or visit

Oct. 3 – Roland Pumpkin Fair, 8 a. m. to 7 p. m. Giant Pumpkin Commonwealth weigh-off, 10:30 a. m., harvest supper 5 p. m. Free admission. For more info contact Arthur Cameron at 204-343-2314 or visit

Oct. 3 – Carnival of Crafts, 11:30 a. m. to 5 p. m., Edward Sports Centre, Pierson. For more info call Betty Mayes at 204-634-2482, e-mail [email protected]or visit

Oct. 3-4 – Russell High School Rodeo. Contact Lynda Witty at 204-773-4743.

Oct. 3-4 – Manitoba Provincial Plowing Association plowing match, Manitoba Agricultural Museum, Austin. Museum entry fee applies. Plowing begins 9 a. m. each day. Practice and beginners’ day Oct. 2, 11 a. m. For more info call Tom Ryall at 204-328-7546 or Barb Boundy at 204-534-6451.



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