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Jaffrey

A day at the fair

Fair raises funds for First Church, local organizations and scholarships for local students

  • Lexie Doucette, 20, of Londonderry, a camper at Camp Wa-KLO, prepares to take a dip in the dunk tank.
  • Lexie Doucette, 20, of Londonderry, a camper at Camp Wa-KLO, prepares to take a dip in the dunk tank.
  • Ken Campbell of Jaffrey helps to run the children's fair while sporting a silly hat made at one of the fair booths.
  • Colton Prescott, left, and Deven Prescott, both 4, of North Attleboro, Mass., jam with instruments at the fair.
  • Linn Poly, of Italy visits the fair while visiting family in Jaffrey.
  • Nicole McGonagle, 11, of Jaffrey, left, Alyssia Maki, 11, of Jaffrey, Hannah Bernier, 13, of Rindge and Erin Weidner, 11, of Rindge don homemade hats and bouquets at the fair.
  • A doll models a newpaper hat at the hat-making booth.
  • Residents browse the white elephant table in the Old Meeting House.
  • Residents browse the white elephant table in the Old Meeting House.
  • M. Royce Ruffle of Jaffrey helps to run the bake sale.
  • Preserves on display at the bake sale.
  • James Balentine of Jaffrey, 88, collects proceeds at the garden center.
  • Linda Giragosian of Jaffrey shows customers fresh mint for sale at the garden center sale at the First Church Fair.
  • Betsy Trimble of Jaffrey greets a customer at the white elephant sale inside the Meeting House.

JAFFREY — Residents gather at the Meetinghouse and First Church in Jaffrey on Wednesday afternoon for the 98th Annual First Church in Jaffrey Fair. Half of the proceeds of the fair go to support the church, and the rest is used to support local organizations that serve Jaffrey, and for local scholarships.

Everyone looks forward to the fair every year.Home made goodies are a first stop for most people,it is for me!

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