Garden Gate Building Houses:

The Master Gardner's Booth

Elementary Art Displays

The Flower Show & Garden Expo

The Amateur Photo Contest

Kid's Make-and-Take

kids make and take

Date: Friday, July 7th ~ 10:00 AM-Noon

Children & Youth age 3 & up (under 6 accompanied by adult please)

Free make-and-take Sessions:


  1. Pop Bottle Terrarium – Plant a miniature garden to grow inside a plastic bottle
  1. Collage Critter – Glue & assemble a collection of leaves to create a fun animal
  1. Seed Mosaic – Design a picture with seeds of various shapes, sizes, and colors
  1. Leaf Print – Pull a print from painted textured leaves to make a notecard
  1. Bird Treat – Make a tasty treat for our feathered friends


Grow & Show - NGC Standard Flower Show


July 5- 3:00 to 7:00 pm

July 6- 8:00 to 11:30 am

Free and open to the public

Click here for complete Rules & Details


Photo Contest

Date: Entries in Tuesday, July 5th, 2-6PM

Classes are:

Taken by Children; Ages 3-12 years old;

Taken by Teens, ages 13-19 years old 

Categories, any age: Actions, Animals, Artistically Enhance, Building & Architecture, Children & Youth, Farm Scenes, Flowers & Plants, Open, People, Scenic. Children and Teens may enter only one photo in their age group, but may also enter any of the categories, being mindful there they will be competing against more experienced photographers. Please no professionals, this is an amateur contest. This is separate from any 4-H contests, so 4-H youth are welcome to participate.

Photos can be any size, up to and including 5 x 7, in color or black and white, and can be from anywhere in the world, but taken since last years fair. No fames or mattes of any kind. Plastic sleeves are provided. Only one photo per category by each exhibitor will be allowed. Please return to pick up your pictures and ribbons from 5-8 PM on Saturday July 9.

Garden Gate Hours:

Thursday, July 7th ~ 4:00 PM

Friday 10-AM-Noon - Kid's Make & Take Session

Friday & Saturday 12:30PM-8:30PM

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