Adam Kveton Photo Jesse Rader from Parksville sits atop one of several vintage tractors on display at the Coombs Fair in 2017. The 105th annual fair runs Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday, Aug. 12 at the Coombs Fairgrounds (1014 Ford Rd.).

Coombs Fair runs Aug. 11 and 12

Annual event back for 105th year

It’s the year of the goose for the Coombs Fair.

The 105th annual fair runs this weekend Aug. 11 and 12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the Coombs Fairgrounds located at 1014 Ford Rd.

The Coombs Fair, which is hosted by the Arrowsmith Agricultural Association, will feature 4H exhibits and livestock, blacksmiths, a tiny homes display, live music, antique tractors, vintage horse-drawn buggies and more. Activities at the fair can include a pancake breakfast each morning, chicken and duck races, a ladies’ nail-driving competition, plus demonstrations and exhibits.

Fair participants come from across Vancouver Island, according to the Arrowsmith Agricultural Society’s website.

For more information, visit www.arrowsmithag.com/coombs-fair.

— NEWS Staff

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