072613 61st Annual Hebron Fair Will Be Held on Common on July 27 (307)

Hebron Fair July 27

HEBRON —  The peaceful and charming Hebron Common will be transformed for a day into a bustling fairground for the 61st Annual Hebron Fair on Saturday, July 27.

One of Newfound Lake region's most popular summer events,  the fair will open with a church bell ringing at 9 a.m. A silent auction starts at 11 a.m., the live auction begins at 1 p.m., and the chicken barbecue will be at 5:30 p.m. It is rain or shine and admission is free. Proceeds benefit the Union Congregational Church.
Over 100 craftspeople will be selling their wares. In addition to the many crafts, there will be a variety of delicious foods, including a melting pot of homemade baked beans at the lunch tent; a huge selection of rummage in the church basement; white elephant items; used books and puzzles; t-shirts; plants and much more. The children will enjoy pony rides, face painting and old-fashioned games, with the dunking booth providing great entertainment for all ages.
The auction will feature a large selection of used furniture and other great stuff. Under the big striped tent, starting at 1 p.m., Rev. "Honest John" Fischer will be taking bids on fantastic pre-owned treasures, as well as a multitude of items and gift certificates generously donated by local businesses. The silent auction runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
In addition to all the homemade goodies, preserves, fresh vegetables and plants, gift baskets donated by local businesses will be raffled at the church's food and plant table.
The following day, Sunday, July 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., there will be a $2-a-Bag Sale in the church basement. There are always great items left from the "Hebron Boutique." Come fill a shopping bag full of clothes for only $2. Also on Sunday afternoon. unbeatable bargains will be available under the white elephant and book tents.