The following activities and events will take place in the Exhibition Hall during this year's Union Fair, Aug. 19 through 26:

The following activities and events will take place in the Exhibition Hall during this year's Union Fair, Aug. 19 through 26:

Third Annual Maine Wild Blueberry Quilt: This raffle quilt, “Along the Coast” will be on display at the entrance to the Exhibition Hall from the midway. Each square will be numbered and the public is invited to vote for the square that they like best. The three top vote-getters will receive cash prizes. Raffle tickets will be on sale at 6 for $5 or 1 for $1.

Food Contests: Adults and youth (18 years of age and under) are eligible to enter. For specific information, refer to the premium book on the Union Fair website, unionfair.org. Food entries will be accepted at the following times:

Jerky (1 pound, cut into 2 inch pieces) 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 20;

Two-Crust Apple Pie, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21;

Yeast Rolls (6), 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22;

Brownies (6), 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23;

Favorite Zucchini Recipe, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24;

Whoopie Pies (6) 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 25.

Cribbage Tournament will be held Monday, Aug. 21, at 1 p.m. This tournament is open to all ages. Saturday, Aug. 26, children ages 6 to 10 may enter the Connect-4 Tournament.

There will also be displays of handiwork, Grange exhibits, flowers, vegetables, canned and baked goods in addition to photography and art work. The Exhibition Hall will showcase the Lincoln County Quilters' Quilts of Valor. Union Historical Society, Knox-Lincoln Soil Conservation, Mid-Coast Lyme Disease Education and Prevention and 4-H will have booths with information for the public. The Union Methodist Church Café is also located in the hall.

This year a Seamstress Class for sewn items has been added to the Fancy Work Department. In the Arts and Crafts Department, fly-tying has been added. Lego creations for the very young will continue.

There will also be entertainment by the Damariscotta Lake Band Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 1 to 3 p.m. to celebrate Senior Citizen/Veteran’s Day. Other demonstrations will take place during the week. David Spahr will discuss mushrooms Friday, Aug. 25, at 2 p.m.

For more Fair activities and directions, visit the website.