Paisley celebrates 160 years with annual Fall Fair
by Tiffany Wilson

September 13, 2016


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Janice Emslie, Jace Emslie, Maya Hwang, Sam Hwang and Mary Grant were excited to celebrate the 160th year of the Paisley Fall Fair

From heavy horse and cattle shows, kids tractor pulls, homemade crafts on display, to an agricultural education tent, live entertainment, frog jumping contests, tasty food, skillet throws and so much more, the 160th Paisley Agricultural Society’s Fall Fair was one to remember.

2016-2017 Jr. Ambassador Leah Quilty (11) of Chesley

The Fair, themed ‘160 Years Strong’, kicked off Saturday afternoon with a rib cook-off and wrapped-up that evening with opening ceremonies featuring the Ambassador competition and live auction of 1st prize entries. 

Sister Ambassadors

JoAnn Smith (1988) and Kari-Lynn Perdue (1983)

Sunday, saw hundreds of people flood the Riverside Palace in Paisley where they were entertained by the Midnight Blue Band and a musical performance by John Leader.


Horse Show started out with the Halter class followed by the Harness class and ...

... the Ladies' Two-wheeled Cart Class

There, they were also treated to many halter and harness class horse shows, beef and dairy 4-H invitational shows, kids games, horse wagon rides, a kids ring and new this year was the R & R Pet Paradise Power Paws dog sport show that kept the crowd saying “wow” and wanting more.                              

Ashley Ernewein, Hailey Ernewein, Addison Hutton and Sierra Hutton were a bunch of sunflowers at the Paisley Fall Fair! 


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Ready to show-off their cattle at the 4-H show were Chris Hargrave and Robert McKinlay of Dundalk, ON

 Watching the Dairy 4-H Invitational shows were Mitch Hamel, Spencer Hamel, Avery Davidson and Cohen Hamel

Each year, there is a Beef and Dairy 4-h Invitational Shows such as the Novice Showmanship category

Beef Cattle Judge Lindsay Mitchell (R) judged the cattle

Volunteer Melissa Comyn showed Chayce Wilson-Paterson (1) how people did their laundry in 1856

"The Paisley Agricultural Society would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone who has helped make the Paisley Fall Fair a success. We could not do it without your support!" the Paisley Fair Organizers said. 


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