Gardeners, bakers, and chefs are invited to enter the Home & Garden Competition at Norman Bird Sanctuary’s 45th Annual Harvest Fair on October 5th and 6th.

You’ll join other local cooks and gardeners in a lighthearted competition to show off your gardening and cooking prowess and win the coveted blue ribbon.

This year’s competition features new fun categories such as “Best Unique/Extraordinary Produce,” “Best Fall Feel Flower/Tree,” and “Best Birdhouse.”

Other categories include:
Produce: Best Single Fruit, Best Single Vegetable, Best ‘Basket of Plenty’, and more.
Flowers: Best Fresh Arrangement, Best Single Rose, Best Sunflower, and more.
Food: Best Pie, Best Jam/Jelly, Best Salsa, Best Cookie, and more.

Divisions include:
– Junior (Ages 14 & under)
– Enthusiast (Ages 15 & up – Must not earn income from their entries)
– Professional (Have earned income from their chosen category in the last two years)
– Team

Visit Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Harvest Fair website for a complete list of categories and rules on how to enter.

The event will run 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5th and Sunday, October 6th. 

Learn more and register your entry at NormanBirdSanctuary.org/home-garden

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