Fall Fair

Senior Handicrafts

SECTION 44 - SENIOR HANDICRAFTS  ( 65 years and over)


Convenor:           Wendy Smith     416-540-6797

Associates:         Chelsea Smith & Betty Tucker


Prize Money: Classes 1 to 5 - 1st - $5.00, 2nd - $4.00, 3rd - $3.00


  1. Christmas centerpiece
  2. Snowman created from a sock
  3. Create something new from something old
  4. Bazaar article costing less than $10.00 to make
  5. Fall wreath

4-H Projects – Education and Exhibits

SECTION 52  - 4-H PROJECTS - Education and Exhibits


General Rules and Regulations

  1. Competition open to 4-H clubs of Peel and surrounding counties except where designated otherwise.
  2. At least three Clubs must be represented in each Interclub Class in order for the fair to qualify for a provincial grant.
  3. The Peel 4-H Association (Carol Williams – 950-880-5302) must be notified by September 4th , 2019 of entries of group exhibits.
  4. All exhibits are displayed at owner's risk. Supervision will be provided but no liability will be assumed.
  5. Exhibits to be set up between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11th , 2019 or between 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 12th , 2019
  6. All exhibits to remain in place until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, September 15th , 2019.
  7. The following score card will be used:

General Appearance                                   20

Power to attract & hold attention             25

Message                                                              40

Quality of Materials                                   15


Prize: Grade "A" - $30.00, Grade "B" - $25.00, Grade "C" - $20.00

Class 1

  1. Open to all 4-H clubs who were active during the fall of 2018 or 2019 club projects.
  2. Each exhibit shall consist of a display not exceeding 4 feet of table space. Maximum depth shall be 30 inches.
  3. Any topic related to the Club area of study may be used.
  4. Clubs may display only one exhibit per project.

Class 2

  1. Open to all 4- H members who were Youth Leaders and/or Senior Members (age 15 – 21 years) during any 4-H project in the Fall of 2018 or during 2019 for a maximum of two displays per person. (one for Youth Leader & one for Senior Member)
  2. Each exhibit shall consist of a display not to exceed 4 feet of table space. Maximum depth shall be 30 inches.
  3. Any topic related to the Club area of study may be used.

Junior Flowers



Classes generously sponsored by Joyce Williamson


Convenors:  Eleanor Cation  516-587-1615

                           Marlene McClure 905-838-5416

Associates: Marsha Christie, Connie D’Souza,  Helen Dunstan, Joan Ewan, Shirley Grice, Jeanette Langevin, Glenda Richardson & Donna Wanless

  • Note:   

    • Exhibitor or their immediate family must grow all plants or flowers, unless otherwise specified.
    • All plants must be in the possession of the exhibitor at least two months prior to the show.
    • Weighted containers must be used for top-heavy exhibits.
    • Please write  ‘New Exhibitor’ on the back of entry tag if you are a new exhibitor to this section.
    • Exhibitors 10 years and under please write your age on the back of entry tag.
    • Container to be compatible with arrangement (arrangement to be approximately 1.5 times size of container).


    • Cut flowers should be uniform in size.
    • Rose blooms should be ½ to ¾ open at judging time.
    • Multiple blooms from the same variety of flower or plant are to be shown in one exhibit.  Quality, variety of the blooms and the artistic effect of the exhibit will be judged.
    • Decorative arrangements – the use of fresh flowers organized to create an attractive display.  Containers are considered.
    • Ontario Judging and Exhibiting Standards for Horticulture and Floral Design will be the accepted guide for judginghttp:www.gardenontario.org/abo/judging.php     
    • Chief points of design:  colour, harmony, distinction, condition of blooms and relation to container.
    • Cut flowers – flowers with foliage should be chosen.
    • A stem may have one or more branches.


    Prize Money:

      Classes 1 to 10 – 1st - $4.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00, 4th - $1.00

      Specials A to F – prizes as indicated


    1. Any bloom floating in a bowl – MUST FLOAT
    2. Any greenery – three (3) stems – same variety (e.g. hosta, grasses)
    3. Daisy-like flower – three (3) stems of any one type (e.g. gaillardia, Echinacea)
    4. Dahlia – one (1) stem (may have multiple blooms)
    5. Petunia –  one (1) stem
    6. Rose – one (1) stem
    7. Sedum – one (1) stem
    8. Sunflower – three (3) stems – ornamental – not for seed
    9. Vase of three (3) or more different blooms
    10. Wild flowers in a recyclable container


    1. Special:  Exhibitor 10 years and under with most points in classes 1 to 10.   Sponsored by Salisbury Garden Supplies.  1st - $7.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $3.00
    2. Special:  New exhibitor scoring the most points in classes 1 – 10.  Sponsored by Salisbury Garden Supplies.    1st - $7.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $3.00
    3. Special:  Exhibitors scoring the most points in classes 1 – 10. Sponsored by Fraser Williamson – Auctioneer.  1st - $6.00, 2nd - $4.00
    4. Special:  “From the Orchard to the Table Arrangement" using apples as accents.  Sponsored by Downey’s Strawberry & Apple Farm.   1st – 20 lb bag PYO apples, 2nd – 10 lb bag PYO apples, 3rd – 3 lb bag PYO apples
    5. Special:  “Teacher's Pet Arrangement" - including school accents.    Sponsored by Donna Wanless, Re/Max Real Estate Services Ltd.    1st - $10.00, 2nd - $6.00, 3rd - $4.00
    6. Special:   “Johnny Appleseed Arrangement" - Exhibitor's interpretation.  Sponsored by ACE - Peel Hardware & Supply.   1st - $15.00 voucher, 2nd - $10.00 voucher, 3rd - $5.00 voucher

Church and Community Group Displays



Convenor:           Merle Middlebrook         905-843-0210

2019 Display Titles are:

  • “Family Ties & Homemade Pies”
  • Topic of your choice

Entry Rules:

1) Open to all Church and Community Groups in the Region of Peel.

2) A request to reserve an exhibit space must be made on or before Wednesday, September 4th,   2019 by calling the above phone number, speak to the convenor or leave a message indicating your request. Limit of 6 spaces.

3) A fabric “office” divider to use as a backdrop for your display may be requested when reserving your space.

4) Display must be able to stand alone, of sturdy construction and not to exceed 4’ deep, 4’ wide and 6’ high.

5) A completed exhibitor's entry tag to accompany your display.

6) Displays must be in place between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 11th , 2019 unless otherwise arranged with the convenor.

7) Display must remain in place until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, September 15th , 2019.

8) Display must be removed by 6:00 p.m. Sunday, September 15th, 2019.

9) A donation of $15.00 will be given to each group who complies with the above rules. This is a non-competitive section.

NOTE: The Region of Peel Agricultural Society will not be responsible for lost or damaged articles but will endeavor to keep the building locked when not open to the public. As this would be an excellent way to make your group and its purpose more visible in this ever-changing community, any group may have a representative with their display to explain what it stands for.