Halton Hills and North Halton newspapers
Acton Fall Fair will be `mooving on' this year
Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 13 Sep 2006, p. 3

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"Mooving On!" is the theme of the 93rd Annual Acton Fall Fair set for this weekend. The fair, to be held at Acton Fairgrounds, kicks off Friday morning at 10 a.m. with Education Day for area school children. Gates open to the public at 4 p.m. There will be a full midway, exotic and domestic birds in the poultry barn, exhibits in the tent including schoolwork, baking, canning and preserves, plants and flowers, vegetables, junior exhibits, antiques, 4-H needlecrafts, crafts and hobbies and special display classes. The Ken Jen petting zoo will feature more than 65 animals from around the world. The Heavy Horse Pull will be held at 6 p.m. and The Essentials will perform at the Miss Acton Fall Fair Pageant and official opening of the fair at 8 p.m. On Saturday the gates open to the public at 8 a.m., which is also when the English and Western Gymkhana and Games Show begins. The lineup for that day includes the Poultry Show and Pigeon Show at 9 a.m., the Heavy Horse Show at 10:30 a.m., Light Horse Show at 11 a.m. and parade through Acton into the Fairgrounds at noon. Also set for noon is the Halton 4-H Pony Mounted Games Show. Horseshow Pitching will begin at 1 p.m., the Baby Show at 1:30 p.m., and the MHCO Open Miniature Horse Show at 2 p.m. The Highway Truck Pull will start at 5:30 p.m., and the Lawn and Garden Tractor Pull will be at 6:30 p.m. Throughout the day Northern Borders Flyball and Canine Performance Team will perform with Silver Elvis and Flaming Loggersports set for the afternoon. Local country artist Grand Daniels will perform at 5 p.m., and John Landry and South Mountain will take the stage at 8 p.m. Gates open again at 8 a.m. Sunday The lineup for that day includes Sunday Hunter Jumping Schooling Show at 9 a.m., the Beef Cattle Show Halton 4-H Club Achievement Day at 10:30 a.m. and Dairy Cattle Show at 11 a.m. The Acton Junior Idol Competition will begin at 11:30 a.m. The Western Horse Show is set for noon along with the 4x4 Truck Pull and Antique Tractor Pull. The Pet Show will be held at 1 p.m. and the Pedal Tractor Pull at 2 p.m. Admission to the fair is $7 for adults, seniors and students and $3 for children. Children under five are admitted for free. Weekend passes ($15) for the fair are available at Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Halton Hills Credit Union.

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Acton Fall Fair will be `mooving on' this year