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Showcasing local talents and the heritage of Mille Lacs county in an educational, fun and entertaining atmosphere.

Celebrating Our 126th Fair!
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Open Class Creative Arts & Crafts Department

Superintendent: Shirley Miller, 763-389-3099

Online Registration Here

Premium: 1st Place $3.00, 2nd Place $2.25, 3rd Place $1.50

Creative Arts & Crafts Rules:

No more than 1 article per lot.

No articles having been awarded premiums before will be entitled to premiums this year.

Entries are open to anyone whose exhibits represent a recreational hobby and are not used as a means of livelihood. All work must be done by the exhibitor.

Judges will not award premiums on articles which are not considered worthy of placing. Framed artwork must have a hanger on the back.

The following will be used in judging this division:
• Design
• Originality
• Workmanship
• Usefulness
• Interest and Value
• Value in relation to materials used and the finished product.
• Difficulty of project.

DOLLS AND DOLL CLOTHES

CLASS A

Division:
Doll, bride
Doll, porcelain, sewn clothes
Doll, knitted clothes
Doll, crocheted clothes
Doll, soft sculpture
Doll, any other
Doll clothes - 2 sewn, mounted on cardboard
Doll clothes - 2 knit or crocheted mounted on cardboard
not specified, describe item Doll & Doll Clothes

ANIMALS

CLASS B

Division:
Ceramic
Puppets, any kind
Stuffed, crocheted or knit
Stuffed, fabric
Stuffed, fur
Not specified, describe item Animals

DRAWING & PAINTING

CLASS C

Division:
Acrylic painting, abstract
Acrylic painting, landscape, seascape, etc.
Acrylic painting, portrait
Acrylic painting, animals
Acrylic painting, still life
Calligraphy
Calming Coloring
Charcoal drawings
Oil painting, abstract
Oil painting, landscape, seascape, etc.
Oil painting, portrait
Oil painting, animals
Oil painting, still life
Pastel & chalk drawing - in a frame with glass
Pen & ink drawing
Pencil drawing
Pencil, colored drawing
Rosemaling
Tole painting
Watercolor painting, abstract
Watercolor painting, landscape, seascape, etc.
Watercolor painting, portrait
Watercolor painting, animals
Watercolor painting, still life
Not specified, describe item Drawing & Painting

HOBBIES & CRAFTS

CLASS D

Division:
Beadwork
Bottles, decorated or beaded
Candles
Card, Greeting (2) any Holiday
Ceramics - glazed
Ceramics - stained
Dreamcatchers
Floral art - artificial arrangement
Floral art - artificial corsage or bouquet
Gift baskets
Jewelry
Latch hook - pillow
Latch hook - wall hanging
Leather work
Metalcraft
Mosaic, seed, stone or glass
Natural material article
Ornament, any Holiday
Paper cutting
Plastic canvas
Pottery
Quilling
Refrigerator ornament
Rubber stamping - 2 cards
Scrapbooking - 1 page
Scrapbook
Stained glass
Stocking, Christmas
Sun catcher
Taxidermy
Wreath
Not specified, describe item Hobbies & Crafts

GARDEN ART

CLASS E

Division:
Bird bath
Bird feeder
Bird house
Decorated clay pot
Outdoor metal sculpture - under 6 ft. high
Outdoor wood sculpture - under 6 ft. high
Seed Art
Stepping stone
Windchimes
Not specified, describe item Garden Art

WOODWORKING

CLASS F

Division:
Carving
Clocks
Driftwood
Furniture - construction
Furniture - refinished
Jigsaw
Lamps
Scroll saw
Shelves
Toys
Woodburning
Wood inlay
Not specified, describe item Woodworking

COLLECTIONS

CLASS G

Division:
Buttons, pins or patches
Coins
Insect or butterfly
Postcards - scenic, historic, animals, etc.
Rocks
Seashells
Sports cards
Stamps
Not specified, describe item Collections

WRITING

CLASS H

Division:
Children's book - entire book handmade
Poetry
Short Story
Not specified, describe item Writing

YOUTH ONLY

Items must be made by exhibitor.

CLASS IC - Young Child Division; ages 6 and under
CLASS IY - Jr. Division; ages 7-12
CLASS IT - Teen Division; ages 13-17

Division:
Beadwork
Bionicles
Cards (2), any holiday
Ceramics
Clay molding
Drawing, colored pencil
Drawing, crayon
Drawing, marker
Drawing, pen and ink
Drawing, pencil
K’nex
Collage - no larger than 14" X 22"
Collection (Describe)
Diorama
Finger painting
Hand Knitting
Insect collection (Identify)
Latchhook
Leather work
Lego model (In a flat box) - no larger than 12" x 18"
Metal work
Model, airplane
Model, auto or truck
Model, boat or ship
Models, collection
Model, rocket
Ornament, any holiday
Paint by number
Painting, acrylic
Painting, oil
Painting, watercolor
Photography, black & white (4 on a 11" X 14" card)
Photography, color (4 on a 11" X 14" card)
Photography, black & white 5" x 7" or 8" x 10"
Photography, color 5" x 7" or 8" x 10"
Picture album
Rock collection
Scrapbook
Sculpture
Stamp collection
String Art
Stuffed toy or doll
Tinker Toy model
Weaving
Writing - children's book
Writing - poetry
Wood article, constructed
Wood article, kit
Not specified, describe item Youth Only

ARTS & CRAFTS FOR YOUTH WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

CLASS J - Ages 18 and under

Division:
Beadwork
Clay molding
Collection
Drawing, crayon
Model
Paint by number
Painting, oil
Painting, watercolor
Photography, black & white
Photography, color
Woodworking - kit
Ornament, any holiday
Not specified, describe item Crafts For Youth With Developmental Disabilities

ARTS & CRAFTS FOR PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

CLASS K - Ages 19 and older

Division:
Beadwork
Ceramics
Collection
Drawing, pen and ink
Latch hook
Model
Ornament, any holiday
Paint by number
Painting, oil
Painting, watercolor
Photography, black & white
Photography, color
Woodworking - kit
Woodworking - constructed
Not specified, describe item Crafts For Persons With Developmental Disabilities

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