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Exhibitor Drop Off for Floral and Quilt Halls

Be a part of one of Vermont’s oldest traditions and the United States of America’s oldest continuous fair! The Ailene Capen Floral Hall is once again where local garden produce, cooking specialties, artistic endeavors and original works are judged and on display free to all. In the Elizabeth Chichton Quilt Hall the Bondville Fair Quilt Show takes place all weekend. Any quilt, Vermont made or not, old or contemporary is welcome to be entered. Youth quilts can be a “work in progress” and still be admitted to the Show. Quilt entries may be antique or contemporary. Antique will be most admired and loved.

We will have our original categories from the 1930’s as usual!

The 2019 Exhibit Hall Categories are:


(Adults, 3 entries per category only. Children under 16 unlimited)

* Vegetables

* Fruits

* Eggs

* Cut flowers

* Plants

* Hay

* Preserves and Pickles

* Baked goods

* Bread

* Needle-craft

* Clothing

* Photography

* Arts and Crafts (Must have been created within 2 years and not been awarded a cash prize Bondville Fair.)


*Hand Stitch

*Machine Stitch

*Tied Stitch


*Antique (Pre 1960 are not judged, but much loved)

*Best Group Quilt

*People’s Choice Award

Ribbons and cash prizes are awarded for first ($4), second ($3) and third ($2) place in each category with rosettes awarded for outstanding effort. Children under 16 are judged separately in the Vegetable and Arts & Crafts categories. Children’s quilts are judged separately for the Show. Quilts may rotate in the Hallto allow all to be seen throughout the Show. Quilts exhibited in the last five years will not be eligible for awards.

Entries for both Halls are accepted Thursday, August 23rd from 4:00pm to 6:00pm and Friday the 24th from 9:00am to 11:00am. Two items per category for adults is allowed with unlimited entries for vegetables, fruit and all children items in all categories. Judging will take place from 11:00am to Noon on Friday the 24th.

The Hall is open for viewing from Noon on Friday, the 24th and opens at 11AM on Saturday and Sunday. Entries must be picked up on Sunday afternoon ONLY by 4:00pm latest August 26th.

Please contact Rosemary Sisto at 1.802.254.9855 or