Valley Fair on again

IF the next public holiday is just around the corner, then the Orara Valley Fair is, too.

This popular annual rural event is held on the Queen's Birthday Monday holiday, which this year falls on June 8.

The fair is held each year at the beautiful Upper Orara Recreation Reserve, located in a bend of the Orara River.

The packed program includes woodchopping events, vintage farm machinery, farm animals, children's races and games, a full day of live entertainment, market stalls, food, displays, demonstrations and activities.

Stall bookings for the 2009 Orara Valley Fair on June 8 are now open and this year the booking officer is Lyn McGuire, who can be found at the Karangi General Store and post office on Coramba Road

The Karangi Store is open seven days a week. Lyn can be contacted on 6653 8375 and requests for stalls can be posted to Orara Valley Fair, PO Box 1, Karangi or emailed to

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