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PATRONS

• Bill and Sandy Fisher
• Tyler Fisher
• Corey and Jordan Goss
• Jordan Fisher Goss, 2006 Fair Princess
• Shirley Knepp-In Memory of Lester Knepp Jr
• Jeff, Lindsey, Kegan, Rylee and McKinlee Peterson
• Craig Knepp
• Mark, Dave, Memo and Guinness
• Shane and Tam McGlaughlin
• Brody McLaughlin
• Logan and Derek Stern
• Mary Hoffman
• Mary Hoffman- Memory of Clifford Hoffman
• Mary Hoffman- Memory of Mike and Cindy Bixler
• Thomas and Wanda Donnelly
• Tina and Dan Burns and Burns’ Family
• Sherri, Rob, Caroline, and Joey Reitano
• Brian, Jenn, Angel and Oliver Shawver
• In Memory of Dana Diven
• Cloyd and Carol Hess
• Jerry, Gwendolyn, and Gabrial Minium
• Jared and April Hess
• Tobias, Jill, Toby, Cheyanne and Akina Hess
• Trista, Bucky & Asher
• Adam and Dez Ewig
• Jerry and Jane
• Todd and Pam Musser
• Trista, Jason and Baby Boy
• Brynn and Wes
• Ruth Ann and Kirby Bubb
• Dave and Donna Weader
• Steve and Erma Knarr
• Scott and Denise Wright
• Judy Williams, Dave McNier, and Marian Shade
• Andy Ward in memory of Linda Ward
• Soot and Connie Weader
• Rob and Tanna Snook
• Dale,Teesha,and Ciera
• Ike and Norma Bishop
• Jayni and Wayne Walter
• Jerry and Emily Bishop
• Rob and Sherri Carson
• Pastor James and Mary Jacobs
• Akin, Lacey and Rachael
• Trent and Shaunna Snook
• Laken and Emery
• Rob and Anna Marie Carpenter
• Dave and Donna Weader
• Greg and Sharon Wright
• Jack and Gloria Wagner
• Harold & Kim Jeffreys
• Dennis, Wendy, Olivia, and Alex
• Dixie Spriggle
• Tom Pheasant
• Donnie and Christy Lash
• Mike, BJ, Hunter and Caden Wolfley
• Andrew, Gabrielle, and Amelia Benner
• Andy and Cook Fisher
• Nate, Ruthie, and Addy Fisher
• Mike and Diane Flemming
• Jackie Rager
• Harold, Arlene, and Corey Flood
• Roger and Denise Bubb
• Harriet Botdorf in memory of Gerald Botdorf
• Kip and Paula Erb

Thanks to everyone for all the help
and participation to make this year’s
McClure Bean Soup
Festival and Fair a success!

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President’s Welcome

Welcome to the 131st McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair!

September 12th thru September 17th

It’s that time of year again! For the 131st year, McClure will once again harken back to days of yesteryear,
fire up the kettles, and celebrate the McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair.
With over 52,000 farms and over 7.3 million acres of farmland, Pennsylvania is a worldwide leader in the
agriculture industry. With 108 county fairs across the state, we hope that you will join us in making some
memories as we showcase our local agriculture, horticulture, and tourism. Each fair is unique and different
in its own right yet each has the same purpose, to showcase the best that is grown in PA, educate their
visitors about what’s grown around them and the history behind each fair.
The Pennsylvania State Fair Association has carried over last year’s theme of “Making Memories One Fair
at a Time”.
We would like to invite you to exhibit all your fruits, vegetables, wine, eggs, baked goods, and more by
participating in our “Open Show” entries. You can showcase your prize-winning canned goods, home
grown fruits and vegetables, flowers, hay, woodcrafts, antiques and so much more. We have a Milk Chugging
Contest, Scarecrow Contest, Chili Contest, Homemade Ice Cream Contest, Farm Games and more, Come
Join the Fun at our Fair. We would like to take this opportunity to invite you, your family, and your friends
to visit our fair and take a stroll thru our exhibit hall to see our Fair Featuring Agriculture. This agriculture
is taken right from the Farms and from Family gardens.
As always, our fair would not continue to grow without the many hours that our “Valuable Volunteers” give
to us every year! Our fair officers and committee members contribute many volunteer hours and many
fundraiser events to continue the progress of our fair. You will find our volunteers in the exhibit hall, food
stand, souvenir stand, cake wheel, candy wheel and many other areas of our fair! Another important part of
our fair is our many sponsors. Year after year, we have businesses that “Sponsor the Day” and we also have
individuals and businesses sponsor our many contests that we have during fair week. We, the Fair Officers
and Committee Members extend a warm THANK YOU for your continued support and would like to
welcome you to attend our fair.

Come! Gather ‘round the cookhouse! Sit a spell and make some memories with us!

Adam Ewig
Festival Coordinator & Manger
Sandra Fisher
McClure Bean Soup Festival & Fair, President

Fair Officers:
Sandra Fisher, President
Jennifer Shawver, Vice President
Jill Hess, Secretary/Treasurer

The McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair is a proud member
of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs

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Gun Raffle Winners

2019 Gun Raffle Winners

Henry Goldenboy 22 or $425 # 008 Rodney L. Brower Lewistown, PA
Marlin 22 Mag or $175 #367 Troy Benner Middleburg, PA
Taurus Spectrum 380 (Choice of Color) or $250 #383 Doug Bracey Medina, NY
Remington 870 EXP 12 Guage or $325 #008 Bill Fisher McClure, PA
Mossberg 500 410 or $375 #1693 Kristian Bateman McClure, PA
Henr 22 or $285 #134 Wally Beard Osceola, PA
Savage 17 HMR Laminated or $325 #193 Alex Stottle Mifflintown, PA
Savage 93 G 22 Mag Wood or $225 #1207 Hugh Gross Bloomsburg, PA
Ruger 380 LCP Moonshine Toxic or $275 #872 Tim McKnight McClure, PA
Weatherby Vanguard 243 or $525 #1592 Steve McKnight McClure, PA
Traditions Deerhunter 50 Cal Flintlock or $285 #1801 Paul E. Baker Jr McClure, PA
Killer Insticnt Ripper Crossbow 415FPS or $325 #1427 Timothy Grove McClure, PA
Smith & Wesson M&P M20 Compact 9 or 40 or $450 #1218 Jon Benjamin Lewistown, PA
Saqvage Axis 270 or $300 #596 Paul Miller Lewistown, PA
Winchester XPR Mossy Oak 7 mm-08 or $475 #1044 John Shawver McClure, PA
CVA Optima Camo Inline 50 Cal or $300 #497 Steve Fike Jr McClure, PA
Marlin Semi 22 Wood or $175 #667 Jim Wolfley McClure, PA
Savage Axis XP 6.5 w/scope or $300 #382 Todd Jones McClure, PA
Sccy Pistol 9mm (Choice of Color) or $225 #1535 Josh Burhman
Mossberg Pario Wood 22-250 or $375 #1123 Troy Benner Middleburg, PA
Thompson Center Compass 308 or $325 #633 Todd Leister McClure, PA
Charter Arms 38 Special or $350 #1211 Max Weader McClure, PA
Remington 783 223 w/scope or $300 #1530 Tison Minium Selinsgrove, PA
Tri Star Pump 20 Guage Max 5 or $250 #551 Joe Hunter McClure, PA
Grand Prize Drawing Cash $1200 #1489 Drex McCall Altoona, PA
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Presidents Welcome

Welcome to the 131st McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair!

September 12th thru September 17th

In September, once again our little town of McClure will come alive with the sights, sounds, lights, laughter, fellowship and homecomings as we celebrate the 131st year of “The McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair.”

The Theme for all Pennsylvania State Fairs for 2022 is “Working Together to Keep the Tradition Alive.” The Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs consists of one 107 county Fairs across Pennsylvania that has as their focal  point education and showcasing agriculture, horticulture, and tourism. Every Fair in Pennsylvania is different, yet for everything that is unique with each fair, they all operate with the same purpose – to showcase the best that is made and grown in PA and educating their visitors about agriculture. Stop by our fair and see Pennsylvania’s agriculture at its best. Support your fairs! Pennsylvania’s #1 industry is Agriculture.

We would like to invite you to exhibit all your fruits, vegetables, wine, eggs, baked goods, and more by participating in our “Open Show” entries. You can showcase your prize-winning canned goods, home grown fruits and vegetables, flowers, hay, woodcrafts, antiques and so much more. We have a Milk Chugging Contest, Shoebox Float Contest, and Chile Contest, Homemade Ice Cream Contest, Farm Games and more. Come Join the Fun at our Fair. We would like to take this opportunity to invite you, your family, and your friends to visit our fair and take a stroll thru our exhibit hall to see our Fair Featuring Agriculture. This agriculture is taken right from the Farms and from Family gardens.

As always, our fair would not continue to grow without the many hours that our “Valuable Volunteers” give to us every year! Our fair officers and committee members contribute many volunteer hours and many fundraiser events to continue the progress of our fair. You will find our volunteers in the exhibit hall, food stand, souvenir stand, cake wheel, candy wheel and many other areas of our fair! Another important part of our fair is our many sponsors. Year after year, we have businesses that “Sponsor the Day” and we also have individuals and businesses sponsor our many contests that we have during fair week. We, the Fair Officers and Committee Members extend a warm THANK YOU for your continued support and would like to welcome you to attend our fair.

Mark your calendars and join us for a week of “Working Together to Keep the Tradition Alive” as we celebrate 131 years at The McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair.

Sandra Fisher, President
Fair Officers and Committee Members

Fair Officers:
Sandra Fisher, President
Jennifer Shawver, Vice President
Cloyd Hess, Treasurer
Ruth Ann Bubb, Secretary