High Desert Grange fall activities

Fallon’s High Desert Grange is gearing up for their Fall events. Below is a list of currently scheduled activities.

Old Timers and Pee Wee Goat and Sheep Show – Oct. 1

Oct. 1 will find High Desert Grangers at Lattin Farms, 1995 McLean Road, Fallon, where they will hold their annual Old Timers and Pee Wee Goat and Sheep Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is open to the public and is a fundraiser whose proceeds will go to livestock youth groups to help youth go to clinics, buy supplies for clubs, and to help in purchasing awards for other livestock shows.

Anyone may participate. Gift baskets of locally made items will be raffled off at the Old Timers Show.

Meat goat, dairy goat and sheep quality classes will be offered for a fee of $20 per animal per class. Additionally, a class in showmanship is scheduled for a fee of $10. This is an opportunity for any “old timer” (adults ages 19 and up) to learn about their goat or sheep and, if one dares, to test their skill at showing in the ring and be judged on their efforts.
For young children (ages 3 to 8) who are not able to show at youth livestock shows, a showmanship class will be offered for a fee of $10. This will be open to any youth who has a sheep, dairy goat, or meat goat. Pee Wees will be judged just like the big kids.
To enter via mail: Make checks payable to the High Desert Grange and mail to High Desert Grange, P.O. Box 5272, Fallon, NV 89407.

For online entries: Go to www.grange.org/highdesertnv22/old-timers-and-peewee-goat-and-sheep-show/..

All entries must be received by Sept. 24.

Green Goddess Market & Autumn Harvest – Oct. 7

High Desert Grange is participating in the Green Goddess Market & Autumn Harvest on Oct. 7, from 4-7 p.m. at the Oats Park Center 151 E. Park St. Along with the Grange, the event will feature Lahontan Valley’s finest farmers, artisans and more.

Granger activities will include small animals, face painting and wreath making. A donation of $3 to $5 for face painting is requested. A donation of $10 is appreciated for making wreaths.

Scarecrow Factory and Petting Zoo Days – Oct. 8 and Oct. 22
The High Desert Grange annual Scarecrow Factory and Petting Zoo will be offered twice during the Lattin Farms Fall Festival. The Factory and Zoo will be open on Oct. 8 and Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. See just how creative you can be … take home your own personalized scarecrow made from kits available for purchase at $7. Proceeds from the Scarecrow Factory will go to fund a variety of Grange-sponsored classes and events held throughout the year here in Churchill County. All activities benefit our community.
The Petting Zoo will provide an opportunity to learn about a variety of animals. Children 4 years of age and under are free. Children 4 years and older are $2 per person. Enjoy visiting and learning about many of the animals that are a part of our daily lives here in Churchill County.

Third Annual Convoy of Lights – To Be Announced
Stay tuned as the High Desert Grange and Toys for Tots join forces to bring the third annual Convoy of Lights to our community in December. Details will be made public as they become available. For information on how to enter, contact Gloria Montero at 775-427-8210 or email the Grange at highdesertgrange22@gmail.com.
For information about these events, contact Gloria Montero. For information about the High Desert Grange, go to www.grange.org/highdesertnv22/.


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