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The 124th Anniversary McClure Bean Soup Festival & Fair September 13-19, 2015

 

Harvest the Fun

 

 

 

 

 

McClure, Pennsylvania

— Mark your calendars and join us for a week of Fun, Food and Fellowship with Friends and Family.

 

The McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair offers:

  • Bean Soup served daily at 12 Noon.
  • Concessions open at 4:00 PM daily.
  • Amusements and Midway by GARBRICK’s.
  • FREE Admission and FREE Entertainment
  • PAID PARKING for a nominal fee.
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Click on the blue ribbon to open a PDF of the 2015 Premium Book

 

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Hometown Vietnam Veteran Honors All Veterans

 

Cloyd Hess III served in 1968-1969 in the Vietnam War as a corporal,
1st Battalion, 4th Marine, 3rd Marine Division.  Cloyd received the Vietnamese Cross
of Gallantry. His unit has a memorial at Paris Island which includes his name.
Cloyd has three children, Jared, Gwendolyn, and Tobias; 18 grandchildren, and
7 great-grandchildren.  Cloyd and his wife Carol are very active in their church, McClure
First United Methodist.  Cloyd and his wife, Carol donate endless hours of volunteer work
to the fair.  Cloyd takes care of all the reunions at the fairgrounds, over sees the
“soda stand” and is our Fair Treasurer.  You will find him helping in every fundraising
event we have throughout the year.  Cloyd would like to take this opportunity to honor
all Veterans by serving 200 free bowls of Bean Soup to the first 200 Veterans.
Please join Cloyd on Wednesday, September 16th beginning at 4:30 p.m. for a bowl of
bean soup and fellowship.  Please be sure to bring your ID.

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Quilt Raffle

101″ x 112″ Lone Star Quilt.

Hand Quilted by Local Amish Families.

Tickets $2.00/ticket or 3/$5.00

Quilt

Quilt will be displayed at all Fair Fundraiser Events, McClure Bean Soup Gun Raffle and at the week of the Fair.

For More Information: pageant@mcclurebeansoupfair.com

or contact

Sheila Aucker (570) 765-5831 • Sandra Fisher (717) 543-5467 for details

Proceeds to benefit McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair Open Show Entries and Pageant Program

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Be sure to check out the Schedule of Events, Free Entertainment, Contests, and other fair activities planned for this year’s fair.

New To The Fair? Check out the Visitor Information.

Make sure to visit our McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair Facebook page.

 

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 Congratulations to our 2014 Pageant Winners

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Queen –  Winner – Michaela Weaver,  Runner Up – Adelyn Shiffer

Princess-  Winner – Julia Nesbit,  Runner Up – Olivia Laub

Little Miss –  Winner – Whitney Gudonis,  Runner Up – Mackenzie Bilger

Teeny Bean –  Winner – Kylie Mitch,  Runner Up – Madylin Bilger

In conjunction with the Pageant, the Photogenic competetion was held. Winners are as follows.

Most Photogenic

 Queen – Adelyn Shiffer

Princess – Kaiya Reed

Little Miss – Kylee Sprenkle

Teeny – Cheyenne Hess

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award

 

Home of the 2014 PA Preferred Chocolate Cake Winner

Congratulations to Clancein Donough

After earning the blue ribbon at the McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair’s cake contest, he went on to win the PA Preferred Chocolate cake contest at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show.

PA Preferred Chocolate Cake winners pose in front of the display case with the 2013 PA Fair Queen Rhoda Carl. Pictured from left to right, Cancein Donough of McCure Bean Soup Festival and Fair, Sharon Karlheim of Green Township Community Fair, Christy Wiltrout of Bullskin Township Fair, Sharon Moser of Oley, and Julie Heine of York Fair.

PA Preferred Chocolate Cake winners pose in front of the display case with the 2013 PA Fair Queen Rhoda Carl. Pictured from left to right, Cancein Donough of McCure Bean Soup Festival and Fair, Sharon Karlheim of Green Township Community Fair, Christy Wiltrout of Bullskin Township Fair, Sharon Moser of Oley, and Julie Heine of York Fair.

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