RICKREALL -- Entries for many open-class categories are due in the upcoming days for the 2009 Polk County Fair.
Among the scheduled dates and times when entries will be accepted are:
* Monday, Aug. 3 -- Queen of Textiles, 10 a.m. to noon; Textiles, Crafts, Youth Arts & Crafts, Fine Arts, Photography, noon to 8 p.m.; Table Settings (preregistration required), 4 to 6 p.m.
* Tuesday, Aug. 4 -- Queen of the Kitchen, King of the Cookstove, 10 a.m. to noon; Foods, noon to 8 p.m.
* Wednesday, Aug. 5 -- Grains, Honey, Forestry, Fruits, Nuts, Vegetables, Floriculture, noon to 8 p.m.
Contestants entering 10 or more exhibits in the same division must arrive with their entries by 7 p.m. No exhibits will be accepted after 8 p.m.
A copy of the 2009 Polk County Fair Exhibitor Book can be viewed online.
This year's Polk County Fair runs Aug. 6-9.
For more information: http://www.co.polk.or.us/Fair; 503-623-3048.