Deadline to enter this year’s Union Fair Talent Show is Monday, Aug. 15. The competition is still looking for all kinds of acts, including 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. 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. Anyone with questions concerning the talent show may call 712-1314 or email This year’s fair runs Aug. 20 through 27. For more information about the fait and and a complete schedule, visit the Union Fair website.

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