Riverhead Country Fair coming to Peconic Riverfront Sunday

10/03/2011 8:54 AM |

The Peconic Riverfront will be transformed next weekend for the annual old-fashioned celebration of the town’s rich agricultural heritage.

Set for Sunday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Riverhead Country Fair will feature competitions in agriculture, homemaking and needlecraft skills; farm animals and pony rides; a vegetable decorating contest; tractor pulls; and tastes of local farm produce.

There will also be live entertainment all day, carnival rides and a midway, a wide variety of good things to eat and over 450 vendors.

To enter a competition, become a vendor or learn more about parking, handicapped accessibility and transportation for seniors, visit riverheadcountryfair.com.