Skowhegan Fair Basket Fund Raiser
To Order a Basket - Call 207-474-3334 or 207-474-2947 or
Stop by Hight Ford or the Fair Office
Longaberger® BasketsLongaberger® Baskets are making special appearances at the 2012 Skowhegan State Fair! *
Orders are now being taken for the 2013 Skowhegan State Fair Basket. This beautiful two toned Rich Brown/Warm Brown American Handcrafted Everyday Traditions Basket comes with the Protector and a WoodCrafts Lid that is Engraved with “Skowhegan State Fair, 1818 - 2013 ”. Cost is $89 (for the basket, protector and lid!) and can be ordered at Hight’s Ford Garage in Skowhegan or at the Fair office # 474-2947. Baskets can be picked up during the Fair at the Flower Show Building noon-8 daily.
Make-a-basket! Back this year!
YOU may register to make your OWN Longaberger Basket with the help of a Master Basketmaker flown in from the Longaberger Company at the Skowhegan State Fair! Cost is $64.95 and you are encouraged to pre-register to secure your time slot. --- make one with your child, grand child, or for someone special! This experience will be limited to 48 participants. Each consultant that works at the fair will have slots available. For more information or to schedule a time contact Barb Arnold at 207-474-6325. Make-a-Basket experience will be available for the first SIX days of the fair this year (Thursday, August 8 though Tuesday, August 13th).
Master Longaberger Basketmaker Demonstration
Join us Thursday through Tuesday from noon – 3:00 and from 4:30 - 7 p.m. to watch exclusive Longaberger Baskets being hand crafted by a Longaberger Basketmaker from Dresden, Ohio. Baskets being made will be given away to customers joining the Longaberger Company to begin their own business, as door prizes, and used in the Fair’s fund raising activities!
Longaberger Collector Club™ Member Event
A special invitation is extended to Longaberger Collector Club™ members to attend an exclusive event on Saturday, August 10th from 10 – 11:00 at The Flower Show Building. Special time will be spent with a Longaberger Master Basketmaker, a Luck Of the Draw featuring Longaberger products will be held (some very exclusive ones, too), refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given away! Each Collector Club Member may bring guests to the event. Contact your local Longaberger Consultant for more information regarding tickets to attend this exciting event! Your ticket to this event will give you Free Admission to the Fair, Free tickets for the Luck of the Draw, and also becomes your Door Prize entrance ticket. Plan to make a day of it --- enjoy Basket Bingo at Noon, featuring beautiful Longaberger Products, too!
Daily demonstrations at 2:00 & 7:00
Visit the flower show building daily to see demonstrations of Longaberger Product uses and ideas. See the daily program guide for specific demonstrations each day.
Retired Longaberger Products Sale!
Here’s your chance to purchase something from the past at a great price and help a great cause at the same time. A percentage of each sale will go toward Breast Cancer Research via the Longaberger Company’s Horizon of Hope Campaign!
Basket Bingo Fund Raisers
Three Basket Bingos have been scheduled to raise money for local fund raisers and charities. Join us for some fun on Saturday, August 10 that 12:00 Noon, Sunday, August 11th at 2:00 Noon and on Saturday, August 17st at 12:00 Noon. Ten games for $10.00 – plus a few surprises! If there is no Bingo Tent, these events will be held under the grandstands.
*Longaberger and the other basket and collection names are the property of The Longaberger Company. None of the fundraisers described above are in any way connected with or sponsored by The Longaberger Company.