The 2020 Ohio State Fair has been canceled

May 21, 2020 Today, the Ohio Expositions Commission announced that it will cancel the 2020 Ohio State Fair, originally scheduled for July 29 – August 9 in Columbus. Members of the Commission expressed concern for public health, as well as the financial feasibility of hosting a socially distant fair that would adhere to social distancing

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Family Pizza Dough

Recipe by Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine 1 Tablespoon (1 package) yeast 1/2 cup warm water 3 cups flour (Can be part whole wheat) 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons oil 1 tablespoon honey or sugar 1/2 cup warm water Dissolve yeast into warm water. (Water should not be warmer than your body temperature.) Mix all

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Lenore Meila named Creative Arts and Fine Arts Programming and Events Manager

Lenore Meila grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania and received a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Syracuse University and has a background in corporate and non-profit communications, marketing and event planning working for Nationwide Insurance, JPMorgan Chase, Cardinal Health and the Mid East United Dairy Industry Association. She is also the owner of Central Ohio

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Ohio State Fair ‘CRAFTED’ Competition

The Ohio State Fair has announced “CRAFTED,” a contest that brings family members of all ages together during remote learning by adding a little color and creativity to our lives. Much like the TV show “CHOPPED” that presents contestants with a number of items to use in order to create a delicious dish, “CRAFTED” is

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Plans for the 2021 Ohio State Fair announced

Agricultural and educational competitions focus of fair plans April 8, 2021 Today, the Ohio Expositions Commission announced that the 2021 Ohio State Fair will not be open to the public, and will instead focus on agricultural and educational competitions for exhibitors, their families, and guests. When discussing plans for the 2021 Ohio State Fair, members

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2019 Competition Results

2019 Competition Results 4-H non-livestock results 4-H Dog Show Dog Poster Dog Results Agriculture and Horticulture Baton Beef Junior All Other Breeds (AOB) Beef Junior Angus Junior Crossbred Heifers Junior Chianina Junior Gelbvieh Junior Hereford Junior Limousin Junior Maine-Anjou Junior Market Beef Junior Shorthorn Beef Junior Simmental Junior Supreme Heifer Open Angus Open Chianina Open

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Public Relations Internships

Ohio State Fair Public Relations Internships Paid, real-world experience Deadline to apply: Monday, January 27, 2020 Prefer a printer-friendly PDF? Click here. Summer internship: What you’ll do Each year, the Ohio State Fair recruits college students for paid public relations internships, during which you can also receive college credit. Interns will be challenged to excel

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Join Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine at the Fair!

This year’s Ohio State Fair will include several special appearances by Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine. As First Lady, Mrs. DeWine’s focus is helping Ohio’s children and families, particularly with programs that support early childhood literacy, promote child nutrition, and help maintain healthy families. Bring your kids and arrive early to participate in one or

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Five great “Taste of the Fair” deals

The Taste of the Fair program at the Ohio State Fair allows vendors to sell smaller, reduced-price versions of their signature items for fairgoers to try. Here’s the five deepest discounts you can find at the 2019 Ohio State Fair: One Itty Bitty Fish Sandwich for $2 at Dauby’s Concessions – Try this fish slider

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Ohio Cake and Sweets Expo Deadline to Enter Extended!

  Don’t miss your chance to enter into the new Ohio Cake and Sweets Expo! The deadline to enter has recently been extended to July 17. Don’t worry, there will be no late entry fees. This year’s event is open to international entries in hopes to make the event even larger than years before. With

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5 Ohio State Fair facts you won’t believe!

The Ohio State Fair has more than 165 years of rich history, unforgettable memories and everlasting tradition to its name. We’ve all heard of Fair staples like the iconic butter cow or the giant Smokey Bear, but what about the time a baby was born on the fairgrounds? Or when Jimmy Dean and Bob Evans

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Hear award-winning poets at this year’s Fair

Join us in celebrating the art of poetry on Aug. 1, 2019! The Ohio State Fair has partnered with the Ohio Arts Council, Poetry Out Loud and the Ohio Poetry Association to host a Poetry Showcase at the Cox Fine Arts Center. The day will be filled with all things Poetry. Starting at 1 p.m.

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Cinnamon Rolls

Recipe by Karri Perry, Cincinnati, Ohio First place, Yeast Beads (Cinnamon Rolls) 2018 Baking temperature: 350 degrees Baking time: 30 minutes Yield: 12 cinnamon rolls Ingredients Dough: 2 ½ cups bread flour 2 ¼ tsp. rapid rise yeast 3 tbsp. sugar 2 ½ tsp. salt 1 cup buttermilk- warmed to 110 degrees ½ tsp. salt

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