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The Harwinton Fair

Locust Road
Harwinton, CT 06791

152nd annual fair – October 4 & 5, 2008

Harwinton Fair, originally known as Harwinton Cattle Show and Fair, is the yearly event of the Harwinton Agricultural Society. The first written record is the Secretary’s Record Book dated 1853.

Admission – Adults $7.00, children 12 and under free.

What You’ll See

  • Civil War Era Demonstrations & Living History
  • Country Store & Early Americana Display
  • Draft Horse Exhibit & Demonstration
  • Pisgah Mountain Primitives
  • Demonstrations of Pioneer Living, Blacksmithing & Cooking
  • Woodchopping competitions
  • Antique Tractor Show
  • Blacksmith Shop
  • Working Shingle Mill
  • Come see exhibits, baking, crafts, contests & competitions


  • Saturday Bluegrass Music – 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Rod Henry Band on Sunday, Come to the Polka Party! – 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Connecticut Bristol Old Tyme Fiddlers, Saturday & Sunday – 10:00am to noon

Kids & Family Entertainment

  • The Magic of Jim Sisti, Saturday & Sunday – Shows at 1:00pm & 4:00pm
  • David Verdosci’s Sunshine Road Show, Saturday & Sunday 2:30pm
  • Har-Bur Middle School Band, Saturday morning – 10:30am to noon
Vendor Items/Services
A Healing Trail Therapy Masssage Center Massages & back relief products
Aerus Electrolux Electrolux vacuum products
Alison Latham Face & arm painting
Alternative Heating Wood, corn & pellet stoves & wood furnaces
Art’s French Fries French fries
Artificial Flower Shop Dried bouquets & flower arrangements
B.H. Enterprises Hardware, tools, automotive,housewares, tarps, toys & gloves
Backes Power Equipment Blizzard snow plows & power equipment
Beacon Falls Distributing Diecast cars, stickers, plaques & baseball cards
Beading Artists Handmade semi-precious jewelry
Beauty Control, Inc. Beauty & spa products
Best Legs in Town Smoked turkey legs & wraps
Bri Cins Festival Foods Flavored slush
Burlington Chiropractic Promoting chiropractic care
Captain Frank’s Seafood Fish & chips, shrimp, clams, lobster rolls & kabobs
CareFree Home Improvement Vinyl replacement windows & siding
Chamberlin Granite Granite products
Chowder Heads New England clam chowder in sourdough bread
City Hardware Power equipment
Civil Air Patrol Recruiting members
Complete Chiropractic Care Promoting chiropractic care
Connecticut Boot & Luggage Boots, shoes & clothing
Connecticut Creamery Soft serve ice cream
Connecticut State Police Demonstrations
Crystal Rock Promoting Bottled Water Services
Der Pretzel Haus Hand made pretzels
Express Concrete Concrete
Fair People Onion Rings Onion rings
Firehouse Discount Oil Oil sales
First Congregational Church of Torrington Crafts
Flower Concessions Apple fritters
Founder’s Congregational Church Crafts
Fred Gallipolli Game trailer
G.W. Water Conditioning Water treatment equipment
Goatboy Soaps Goat soap, logo tee shirts & sweatshirts
Goff Equipment Massey-Ferguson farm equipment
Grela Well Drilling Water systems, service & installation
Gutter Shell Gutter covers
Gutter Topper of CT Gutter protection
HYSA Pitching booth w/radar speed
Hartford Courant Home subscriptions
Harwinton Congregational Church Baked goods, gifts & quilts
Harwinton Democratic Town Committee Campaigning & literature
Harwinton Historical Society Country store, shingle mill & blacksmith shop
Harwinton Recycling Education
Harwinton Republican Town Committee Shopping bags, hats, pies & mums
Harwinton Women’s Club Raffle tickets for quilt
Healthy, Happy Pet Net Pet pastries, toys, treats, food & accessories
Hillside Sweet House LLC Fudge, turtles, peanut buttercups, candy & pixie powder
Hobby & Trophy World Nascar collectibles, apparrel & accessories
Hocon Gas Company Propane gas stoves
Home Comfort Now Indoor/Outdoor furniture & accessories
Home Depot/USA Sheds Tool, home improvements & kids’ workshop
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Homemade baked goods
Island Trading Company Crystals, pewter, knick knacks, mobiles & tee shirts
J & S Concessions Mini donuts, cappucino, espresso, latte & smoothies
JD Grilling BBQ roast pork, chicken wraps & chicken salads
Joe’s Pizza Fritta Fried dough
Kirby Vacuum Promoting products & accessories
Kitchen Magic Cabinet refacing
Lamothe’s Sugar House CT grown agricultural products
Lee Riding Stables Pony rides
Leo’s Lunch Sausage grinders, hot dogs, corn dogs, burgers & Cajun
Les Mor Artist Portrait sketching
Lion’s Club of Harwinton Chili & steak on a hard roll
Mama Can’t Sing Handbags, jewelry & crafting supplies
McGrath Food Concessions Buffalo wings, fried clams, shrimp & deep fried PB&J sandwiches & oreos
Mini Melts Flash-frozen ice cream
Miniatures by Monica Doll Clothes Doll clothes
Mitchell Volvo Volvo car sales
Natural Elements Hand carved wooden baskets, bowls & platters
Natural Galaxy Natural cleaning, baby, home & personal care products
Nelson’s Quality Home Furnishings Touch lamps, moving pictures, & fury animals
New England Carousel Museum Motorcycle (Harley Davidson) raffle tickets
Nice Products LLC Soy candles
Northwest Hills Chevrolet New model cars
Omni Cards Red Sox, Yankees & Huskies sports items: cards, hats, etc.
Pampered Chef Cooking products
Peoples Products, Inc. HR40 windows, roofing, siding, doors & gutters
Pete’s Grill Sausage grinders, hot dogs, chili dogs & burgers
Primerica Financial Services Financial planning
R & J’s Kitchen Burritos, hard & soft tacos & nachos
R.C. Sales Watches, sunglasses & electronic signs
Ray R’s Vermont Jams Home made Vermont jams & syrup
Region #10 Dunking booth
Reo Brothers Replacement windows & siding
Revival Homes LLC Greenbuilding techniques & practices
Scarritt Spas & Hot Tubs Spas & hot tubs
Sean O’Neill Fire roasted corn
Seg Way Concessions Apple crisp & cider drinks
Segundo Farinango Indian dresses, handmade sweaters & jewelry
Shirts & Things Jewelry, embroidery on clothing, ponchos & yoyo balloons
Sillie Eventures Green screen photography
Sprinkles Soft serve ice cream
Summertime Sno Balls Flavored shaved ice, hot & cold tea & coffee
Sunshine Oil Propane accessories & heating equipment
T P C Contracting Service Garden Box Windows
Tastefully Simple Dips & condiments
The Incredible Edge LLC Decorative concrete edging
The Nutty Barvarian Cashews, pecans, almonds & peanuts
Tickle My Fancy Kettle corn
Tidy Services Trash removal
Tino’s Leather jackets, belts, cowboy hats, wallets, moccasins, etc.
Trading Post So. American clothes, Mexican shirts & blankets
Tri-State of Branford LLC Gutters, windows, siding & sunrooms, basement waterproofing
Tufano Amusements Rides, amusements, & games
Turquoise Horizon Handcrafted gemstone jewelry
Twin Pine Farm CT grown agricultural products
VA Va Voom Silver & gold precious jewelry & photo crystals
Veneziano Catering Chili in bread bowl, roasted corn, chowder, yams & baked potatoes
Vinci Catering Sliced pizza & soft serve pretzels
Waddell & Reed Financial Services
Watkins Products Spices, linaments & salves
Webster Bank Promotion of bank & services
Wild Wair Airbrush products
Wood & Waterscape Designs Waterscape
World Wool Children’s sweaters, women’s outfits, hemp jewelry


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