Mt. Lehman fair plans to be fit for a queen

On September 15, the Mt. Lehman community will be hosting its 27th annual Fall Fair with the theme of Rule Britannia.

  • Sep. 4, 2012 1:00 p.m.

On September 15, the Mt. Lehman community will be hosting its 27th annual Fall Fair with the theme of Rule Britannia.

The Fair will be celebrating the Queen Jubilee. There will be a special Queen Elizabeth display in the history room and a British Pub themed dance at the Hall. It all takes place at the Mt. Lehman Elementary School and the Community Hall, 6418 Mt.Lehman Road, located at Mt.Lehman and Taylor Roads in north-west Abbotsford.

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, community history display, petting zoo, hay wagon rides, amusement rides, and lots of food choices.

There is also a chicken dinner at the hall from 4 to 7 p.m. and on-stage entertainment during the day. The very cute pet parade takes place at 10 a.m., followed by the opening ceremonies at 10:30. The exciting and very popular “Games 2U” teen games will start at the Hall at 4 p.m. and run into the night.

Throughout the day, there will be an assortment of very talented dancers and instrumental musicians on stage. At 10:37 a.m., a special homage to the Queen will start off the on-stage entertainment and at 3:30 p.m., the lively Bhangra Dancers‚ will end the stage entertainment for the day. For a full list of entertainers and their times please see www.mtlehmanfallfair.com.

There will be a raffle, gift baskets, game/ride, 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 cost of the chicken dinner is: adults $10 and children 12 and under $7. This ticket price includes the dance as well. The dance runs from 7 p.m. to midnight. The ticket prices for just the dance are: $5 for adults and kids 12 and under is $2.50.

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

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