Kids' Activities: (2017 Events-2018 coming soon)

Games  (most games 1-2 tickets to play)
Ticket Booth (near games-tickets $0.25/each)
General Store (in library)
straw maze (free)

Buy GAME tickets at the Ticket Booth.  Play games and win PRIZE tickets back and redeem for toys at The General Store


Arts & Crafts
Tie Dye t-shirts, paint canvasses, scratch art, foam animal masks and magnets, design a pinwheel. Small fee to cover costs.


Farm Animal Cake Walk runs every few minutes; 2 winners every time! 4 game tickets or $1; we go until we run out of cakes and pies!  Most are decorated as Heifer International animals.

11:00-1:00pm & 2:00-4:00pm        

Teddy Bear Surgery (free)
Kids can have their stuffed animals repaired
by Ohio State Veterinary students complete with “anesthesia”, bandages, and their own e- collar.  Some injured animals are up for adoption at The General Store if you did not bring your own.


Coloring Contest; turn in by 3:15pm and winners announced at 3:45pm. (library)


Heifer Festival Story Time (Alice Mackey,  Richwood-NU Library)

Come relax and enjoy some wonderful books about Heifer International animals.

Silent Auctions (gym)

11:00-2:00pm              Silent Auction One ("green")
11:00-3:30pm              Silent Auction Two ("purple")

First register your name and your number from your wristband and you can start bidding!  Please remember that this is how we make most of our money to donate to Heifer International.

Checks or cash accepted.  Please make checks out to the NUUMC.

Entertainment: (gym stage)

NU Age (North Union HS A Cappella Group)

Within the Grain

Ralphie and the Now Forgotten


Canine Info:

1:30pm*  Pretty Pet Contest (Stage) (pets dressed as their favorite Heifer International animals)

Free doggie bags for the first 30 dogs at the Welcome Table. 

Also many free pet items donated by Oates Veterinary Clinic and its veterinary representatives and distributors.


Agricultural and Informative Demonstrations:

corn shelling, rope making and cider press
(Ottawa Bota Farm)
bee keeping (Skidmore Apiaries)
jewelry making with feathers (Leah Demain)

12:00pm Knitting 101 (Ashley Talbott)

1:00pm Hands On Lip Balm with Beeswax (Amber & Ashley)

2:00pm Butter Making (Terri Savoie)

2:30pm Soap Making (Amber)



$4 - pulled pork sandwich   
$2 - chicken and moo-dles
$1.50- coney dog (sauce and shr. cheese)
$1 -  hotdog
$2 - pie
$1.50 - "Brown Cow"
$1 - water
$.50 - chips, coffee, hot chocolate

Thank ewe Tri-Rivers for all your support and help with the food!