Entries for County Fair now being accepted

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Registration > It is also time to sign up for the rodeo and parade

Entries are now being accepted for the Los Alamos County Fair.


For those into robotics here is an opportunity to exhibit a robot, as well as your home preserves, garden produce and quilts. Gardeners, bakers, quilters and artists have until Aug. 2 to register.

The County Fair and Rodeo runs Aug. 8-10. Anyone living or working in Los Alamos County is eligible to enter.
Exhibit categories include: culinary (baked items), preserved foods, hobbies and crafts, fine arts, photography, quilts, clothing, knitting, crochet, needlework, horticulture and 4-H projects. Age categories range from age 5 on up to seniors.

To enter exhibits, the public may also bring items to the Mesa Public Library from 2-6 p.m. on Aug 8.
The more entries there are, the more it contributes to everyone’s enjoyment of the fair. There will be four “Best of The Best” plate winners.

Viewing of all exhibits for handicapped individuals is 2-4 p.m., Aug. 9.

At 5 p.m., viewing for the general public beginning at begins until 8 p.m., upstairs at the Mesa Public Library.

Public viewing continues on Saturday also at the Mesa Public Library. Exhibits are open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Get a copy of the Exhibit Entry Booklet, which lists the various categories and classes available.

These are available at the Cooperative Extension Office located in the Los Alamos Community Building or on their website: losalamosextension.nmsu.edu/fair.html.

In addition you’ll also find the booklet at the Mesa Public Library, White Rock Branch Library, Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center, Chamber of Commerce, KANDU Center and Betty Ehart and White Rock Senior Centers.

Pre-registration of exhibits may be done until Aug. 2, online or at the Extension Office.

Pre-registration is not required but it will save time at check in. For more information contact Paula or Carlos at 662-2656.

The annual Los Alamos Rodeo Parade will be Aug. 10. This year’s theme is “100 Years of Homesteading” and will feature Homesteading families as Grand Marshal.

To register, visit chamberorganizer.com/members/evr/reg_event.php?orgcode=LACC&evid=14719891. On the website are the parade fact sheet and liabililty waiver.