Department O: Crafts

Please Note: All Departments must be in place by Monday, August 28th at 8:00pm for Judging on Tuesday, August 29th.

Articles for Entries will be accepted Sunday, August 27th from 12 Noon-6:00pm and Monday, August 28th from 9am-8:00pm. All Judging will take place on Tuesday before the Fair opens on Thursday at 9:00 am.

One Exhibitor per entry per lot unless otherwise specified.

All Entry Forms Close on August 23rd.

Entries must remain in place until 5:00 pm on Monday, Sept. 4th. and must be removed by Tuesday, Sept 5th. by 3:00 pm. The Fair is not responsible for items left after 3:00 pm on Sept. 5th


Receive 2 FREE 1 day passes for this years Lancaster Fair, when you exhibit items in the Arts and Crafts hall, and acquire 75 or more points.

Points are awarded in the following manner:
Blue Ribbon (first place) 10 points
Red Ribbon (second place) 7 points
Yellow Ribbon (third place) 5 points
Honorable Mention 3 points
Judge’s Choice 10 points
Entry Blank On Line 10 points
New Exhibitor 5 points
Successive Exhibitor 10 points

President’s Award 15 points

Chester and Doris Savage Award 10 points

Numerous Exhibits:
25 = 5 points
50 = 10 points
75 = 15 points

100=20 points
Exhibits will be judged on Tuesday before the fair opens, so be sure to include your telephone number, and we will contact you if you achieve the 75 or more points for your FREE passes.

Class 1. Ceramics
1.  Hand Shaping
2.  Wheel Shaping
3.  Decorating-Stains
4.  Decorating-Glazes
5.  Special Effects Decorating
6.  Original Free Hand-Glazes
7.  Original Free Hand-Stains
8.  Decals

Class 2. China Painting
1.  Animals
2.  Birds
3.  Flowers
4.  Landscape
5.  Fruits
6.  Other

Open Class And Over 70:
1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00; 3rd-$2.00

1st-$4.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

1st-$3.00; 2nd-$1.50; 3rd-$.75

Class 3. Woodworking Exhibits
1.  Wood-furniture (table, chair, bureau, etc.)
2.  Large wood carving over 24 inches.
3.  Basketry—over 18 inches
4.  Wooden Toys/Games
5.  Restored/refinished furniture
6.  Hand painted furniture
7.  Small woodcraft object under 18”
8.  Large woodcraft object over 18”

Open Class And Over 70:
1st-$10.00; 2nd-$8.00; 3rd-$7.00

1st-$7.50; 2nd-$6.00; 3rd-$5.00

1st-$5.00; 2nd-$4.00; 3rd-$3.50

Class 4. Stained Glass
1.  Small Stained glass under 10” – 1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00; 3rd-$2.00
2.  Med. Stained glass (10”-18”) – 1st-$7.00; 2nd-$5.00; 3rd-$3.00
3.  Large Stained Glass over 18″ – 1st-$10.00; 2nd-$8.00; 3rd-$6.00
4.  Stained glass panel lamps
5.  Tiffany lampshade (form lamps) – 1st-$10.00; 2nd-$8.00; 3rd-$6.00
6.  3-D stained glass Candle Holder
7.  3-D stained glass Box with cover
8.  3-D stained glass Picture Frame
9.  3-D stained glass Night Light

10.  3-D stained glass Other
11. Christmas ornaments (3) (must be able to hang) – 1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00; 3rd-$2.00

Class 5. Special Craft Exhibits
1.  Lampshades
2.  Leather Craft
3.  Lamps (includes shade)
4.  Character Dolls-Porcelain
5.  Character Dolls- Cornhusk
6.  Character Dolls-Wooden
7.  Macrame-Large
8.  Clock
9.  Folk Art
10.  Padded Album

Open Class And Over 70:
1st-$7.00; 2nd-$6.00; 3rd-$5.00

1st-$4.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 6 Special Crafts
1.  Macrame-small
2.  Silk Flower Arrangement
3.  Bead Craft
4.  Decorated Sweatshirt-Painted
5.  Decorated T-shirt-Painted

6.  Tie Dyed Clothing

7.  Ring

8.  Necklace

9.  Earrings

10.  Bracelet

11. Pin

12. Hair Wear

13.  Basketry (under 18 inches)

14.  Small Wood Carving

15.  Small Wood Craft

16.  Christmas Ornaments, embroidered (3)

17.  Small Novelty Craft

18.  Origami

19.  Quilling

20. Silhouettes

Open Class and over 70:
1st-$5.00; 2nd- $4.00; 3rd- $3.00

1st- $2.00; 2nd- $1.00; 3rd- $.75

1st- $1.50; 2nd- $.75; 3rd- $ .50

Class 7 . Holiday Decorations (Not Wreaths)
1.  Christmas Tree Skirts
2.  Christmas Stockings
3.  Christmas Decorations
4.  Harvest/Fall
5.  Halloween
6.  Patriotic
7.  Easter
8.  Spring
9.  Other

Open Class And Over 70:
1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00; 3rd-$.75


1st-$1.50; 2nd-$.75; 3rd-$.50

Class 8.Scrapbooking
1.  Scrapbooking – Scrapbooks w/Theme must be bound. Minimum of 7 pages
2.  Note cards w/envelopes, set of 6

1st-$10.00; 2nd-$7.00; 3rd-$5.00

Class 9.Decorative Art
1.  Decorative Art from Nature (Slate painted, Driftwood object, Painted or assembled stones, etc.)
2.  Recycled creation for the yard or garden
3.  Decorative Sculpture from recycled materials
4.  Recycled creation for Home Interior

1st-$10.00; 2nd-$8.00; 3rd-$5.00

Class 10. Magnets
1.  Refrigerator Magnets (2)

1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.50; 3rd-$1.00

A meritorious ribbon may be awarded for an outstanding exhibit in Dept. E-P.


A special ribbon and monetary award will be awarded to those persons having more than 25 , 50 , 75 , and 100 or more entries in Dept. E-O. Only one entry per lot.

Judge may withhold prizes for insufficient merit and remove from public view any entry or part thereof which, in his/her opinion, discredits the exhibition

Sandra Yunghans, Director
Tel: 603/788-3519