The Union Fair Talent Show is looking for entries for this year’s competition. The event is looking for all kinds of acts, which might include singing, juggling, playing a musical instrument, comedy, dancing, bands, etc.

All performances must be acceptable for all ages. Only 25 applications will be accepted. Deadline for entries is Aug. 15. Applications may be downloaded from or requested by email to

Auditions will start at noon Saturday, Aug. 20. The 25 applicants will be narrowed to 10 (five in each category) on the first day. Auditions on the second day will start 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Entertainment Center. The 10 semi-finalists will perform that evening; of those six, will be chosen to perform again that evening.

Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in both categories. First place winner will receive $300, second place $100 and third place $50. Those who have previously won first place in this event may not participate in the Union Fair Talent Show.

Those with questions concerning the talent show may call 712-1314 or email The Union Fair reserves the right to accept or reject any and all applications.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or