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2015 El Dorado County Fair Demonstrations

Master Gardener Schedule

El Dorado Savings Florticulture Building

Got a problem in your garden or just want to talk about your love of gardening? Stop by the Master Gardener information table in the Floriculture building to chat with one of our volunteers.

Thursday, June 18
Time Topic Speaker
1:00pm Bees—attracting bees Bruce Trescott
2:00pm Garden Safety for Backyard Gardens Phyllis Lee
3:00pm Fruit Tree Pruning Pamela Lane
4:00pm Hummingbirds Kathy Pearson
5:00pm Worm Composting Cindy Young
     
Friday, June 19
Time Topic Speaker
1:00pm Bees—attracting bees Bruce Trescott
2:00pm Garden Safety for Backyard Gardens Phyllis Lee
3:00pm Ornamental Tree Pruning Pamela Lane
4:00pm Hummingbirds Kathy Pearson
5:00pm Dividing Iris Eve Keener
     
Saturday, June 20
Time Topic Speaker
1:00pm Bees—attracting bees Bruce Trescott
2:00pm Native Plants Alice Cantelow
3:00pm Wildlife Habitat Judy Thompson
4:00pm Dividing Iris Eve Keener
     
Sunday, June 21
Time Topic Speaker
1:00pm Bees—attracting bees Bruce Trescott
2:00pm Native Plants Alice Cantelow
3:00pm Wildlife Habitat Judy Thompson
4:00pm Fruit Tree Pruning Pam Lane

 

Cooking Classes Schedule

Cooking Stage in the Theater
with Gary Gilligan, Official Fair Chef

Thursday:  Senior & Kids
12:15 Cupcake Decorating & Eating Contest (first 20 kids)
1:15 Ice Cream Making (first 15 teams)
2:15 10-year-old Chef Mason Partak
3:15 Pot Pies on a stick
4:00 Healthy Eating Challenge
   
Friday: Teen Day
1:00 Bacon, Bacon, Bacon!!
2:30 Ice Cream Making (first 15 teams)
4:15 Stuffed Pork Loin
6:00 Summer Salads
   
Saturday: Glamping
11:30 Breakfast Pies
12:30 Glamping Lunch ideas
2:15 Ice Cream Making (first 15 teams)
3:45 Glamping Dinner Ideas
5:15 Glamping Desserts
   
Sunday: Fathers Day
1:00pm Brunch with Dad - Bacon Quiche
2:00pm Pork - the other white meat
3:30pm Ice Cream Making with Dad (first 15 dads)
4:30pm Salads- It's for Dinner
5:30pm Farm to Fork

 

Master Food Preservers

Home Arts Building
Tantalize your taste buds FREE at the Master Food Preservers booth in the Home Arts Building daily until 10pm.  El Dorado County Master Food Preservers have a variety of home preserved foods for you to sample: 

• Sauerkraut
• Sweet Dill Chinks (A fair favorite)
• Pickled Asparagus
• Pepper Jelly
• Strawberry Jam
• Lemon Curd (Don't let the name fool you its heaven on a cracker)

If you like what you taste, you can buy the recipes for all of the samplers for just $1. Master Food Preservers are passionate about food preservation and eager to answer your questions, share stories, and give you another taste of your favorite sample! 

For questions about safe home food preservation or to schedule a guest speaker for organizations or clubs, call the Master Food Preservers at (530) 621-5506. For more information, visit us online at ucanr.edu/edmfp. Sign up to receive our Master Food Preservers E-Newsletter at ucanr.edu/mfpenews.


El Dorado County Historical Museum

Entrance to the Museum will be via the Fair and at no extra cost
Open:   Thursday, Friday and Sunday: 12 PM – 8 pm, Saturday 10 AM – 8pm

Textiles

Sheep to Shawl Demo at the Fair...more than your head will be spinning!!
On Saturday, June 20, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Hangtown Fibers Guild will provide fairgoers with the opportunity to see the making of cloth from nearly start to finish. We will card, spin, ply and weave a shawl...answer your questions...all in the spirit of fun and learning. Don't miss this wonderful demonstration.