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Join Richland Soil and Water Conservation District at the Fair

28 Jul , 2021  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

While at the upcoming Richland County Fair, visit with Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Richland SWCD) at the Nature Park, Monday through Friday, August 9 to 13 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

There are many activities planned. Enter the Only Rain Down the Drain contest sponsored by Meijer. The first-place prize is a Coleman cooler and two hydro cups. The second-place prize is a bird feeder and bird food. The third-place prize is a tree sling. Contest rules will be posted at the Nature Park.

What happens to litter and chemicals when they go down a storm drain?  They ultimately end up in lakes, streams and rivers.  Find out how to help keep storm drains clean at the Only Rain Down the Drain exhibit.

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Snyder Honored For Outstanding Service To The Richland County Fair

22 Jan , 2019  

Forty-four individuals and one group were recently recognized at the 94th Ohio Fair Managers Association convention at the Greater Columbus Convention Center for outstanding service to their local fairs.

Ohio Department of Agriculture Interim Director Tim Derickson presented each winner with a certificate.

Included among the recipients was Jason Snyder, President of the Richland County Agricultural Society that holds the fair each year. More…

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It’s Fair Week In Richland County

5 Aug , 2018  

The Richland County Fair begins today and ends on Saturday, and during that six days a wide range of events, entertainment, rides, shows, and contests will greet visitors to the Fairgrounds. The first Fair took place on October 26, 1849, just the one day, at what is now the intersection of South Main and Lexington Avenue. More…

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Richland County Fair Announces Headline Entertainment

10 Mar , 2018  

You might think that it’s a bit early to think about the annual Richland County Fair.

It’s certainly not too early for the organizers, however, or for those wanting to purchase entertainment tickets. In fact, tickets for the headline performing group go on sale in less than a month. More…

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Friday And Saturday Close To Home

10 Aug , 2017  

A reminder of events taking place in and near Richland County on Friday and Saturday of this week, together with 1812Blockhouse stories: More…

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It’s Fair Time In Richland County: Part Two

10 Aug , 2017  

As promised earlier in the week, here is a mid-week collection of stories and photos from the 2017 Richland County Fair. The Fair continues through August 12. More…

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It’s Fair Time In Richland County

6 Aug , 2017  

Today marks the beginning of the 2017 edition of the Richland County Fair. This year’s Fair runs through August 12; rides open on Monday, August 7.

The first Richland County Fair took place on October 26, 1849, just the one day, and took place at what is now the intersection of South Main and Lexington Avenue. More…

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