Mount Lehman plans family Fall Fair fun

On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Mt.Lehman Community will be hosting its 29th annual Fall Fair.

On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Mt.Lehman Community will be hosting its 29th annual Fall Fair.

This year the theme is “Community History,” and will be honouring the special anniversaries of Mount Lehman’s School – 130 years, Church – 120 years, and the Community Hall – 110 years of continuous operation. There will be a display featuring the history of Mount Lehman in the history room.

The Fair takes place at the Mt. Lehman Elementary School and the Community Hall, located at the junction of Mt.Lehman and Taylor Roads in North West Abbotsford. Admittance is free.

At 8 a.m. start your day at the fair 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, Mount Lehman Community History display, children’s games, the very popular Games 2 U and lots of food choices, plus a chicken dinner at the hall from 3-7 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.

Throughout the day, there will be an assortment of talented dancers and instrumental musicians on stage. At 11 a.m. the Fraser Valley Community Winds will start the on-stage entertainment and the Prairie Dance Club Band will end the day over at the Hall at 4 p.m. For a full list of entertainers and their times please see www.mtlehmanfallfair.com.

There will be a raffle, gift baskets, games and rides, and “Bessie Bingo” tickets to be purchased and won. You will also be able to purchase your dinner tickets at the ticket table. The cost of the chicken dinner and family social is large plate for $12 and half chicken plate for $8.

This exciting jam-packed day has something for everyone. For more information call 604-856-7427, or go to www.mtlehmanfallfair.com

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