Fair times at Mt. Lehman

On September 17 the Mt. Lehman community will be hosting its 26th annual Fall Fair. There will also be a country style dance in the evening at the Community Hall and for the first time there will be a Historical Cemetery Tour at the Mt. Lehman Cemetery.

On September 17 the Mt. Lehman community will be hosting its 26th annual Fall Fair.

There will also be a country style dance in the evening at the Community Hall and for the first time there will be a Historical Cemetery Tour at the Mt. Lehman Cemetery.

The Fair takes place at the Mt. Lehman Elementary School and the Community Hall located at Mt. Lehman and Taylor Roads in north-west Abbotsford. The Mt. Lehman Cemetery is located at 29745 Taylor Road.

At 8 a.m. start your day with a Pancake Breakfast at the Community Hall. The festivities begin at 9:30, with something for everyone: games, silent auction, live auction, craft fair, produce display, Mt. Lehman Community History display, petting zoo, hay wagon rides, amusement rides, and lots of food choices plus a chicken dinner at the hall from 4-7 p.m., and on stage entertainment.

The very cute pet parade takes place at 10 a.m., followed by the opening ceremonies at 10:30 a.m.

The first ever Historical Cemetery Tour will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For those who need assistance getting to the cemetery tour there will be transportation provided for $2. As with the fair, admittance is free.

Throughout the day, there will be an assortment of very talented dancers and instrumental musicians on stage.  At 11 a.m., the Abbotsford Concert band will start off the on-stage entertainment and at 3 p.m., the Johnny Cash Celebration Band will end the stage entertainment for the day.

There will be raffles, gift baskets, games, rides, and Bessie bingo tickets to be purchased and won. You will also be able to purchase your dance and dinner tickets at the ticket table. The dance runs from 7 p.m. to midnight. The ticket prices are $10 and kids aged five and under are free. For information call 604-856-7427, or see the website: www.mtlehmanfallfair.ca