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Something new at the Marcus Fair

Thursday, August 7, 2008

New show building - Members of the Marcus Fair board donated their time to constructing a new building as a livestock show ring. Just one more improvement that is made each year to improve the fair's facility by energetic board members. Photo contributed
This year's edition of the Marcus Fair will run from August 7 - 10. Ladies may like to know that the north building at this year's Marcus Fair, August 7 -10. Centennial Hall will host a variety of interesting displays, so one may purchase items to remember the fair. The fair board thought there should be something more to entertain the female population Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Grandma's Garden, Bits and Pieces and Quilting-N-Kaboodles will have large inventories so folks can take a wide range of of purchases home from the fair.

Grandma's Garden will present several live plants and silk flower arrangements along with decor items for the home. LuAnn Miller is a creative individual with great ideas. Ladies will love browsing through her inventory.

Neil and Sue Owens, owners of Bits and Pieces in Cherokee, are coming to the Marcus Fair and bringing western wear for the whole family. They are also excited about seeing the Westernaires coming to Marcus, as the group is usually seen only in nationally known arenas. The Owens carry the best of western brands, and have a good eye for color and desgin to help you make your selection. Many will want to purchase western garments, even if they never get on a horse. Such apparel is attractive to wear anywhere.

The Owens are going to bring a few samples of their boots over along with some hats, purses. belts, Montana jewelry and buckles. In short, they have a wide assortment of accessories for yourself and special someones. They carry Wrangler and Panhandle Slims. Talk about colors, whether presemted plain or a plaid or stripe, you will love the styling and cut. Look for some great buys.

Country singer Tammy Hall will perform at the Marcus Fair this year. Photo submitted.
Another popular new Cherokee business joining in the fun is Quilt- N- Kaboodles. The store is owned and operated by Kim Barrit and Ginny Bunt. If you never have taken the time to check this store out, they are bringing several types of their quilting inventory to fair-goers.. It's really a great joy just to see what some fabric, thread and a needle can create.

You will be delighted in looking over their many samples of table runners, wall hangings and baby quilts, wishing you could carry them home. They are bringing over new patterns created by Marie Omen of Cherokee. In addition, shoppers will find numerous fat quarters to select from for quilting.. Check out the quilt ladders, stands and racks plus Christmas tree items. They have personalized photo frames too.

What will be great to browse over will be projects for beginners to start quilting plus other ideas for the experienced. There will be much for the fair crowd to enjoy in the centennial building..

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