Youth Exhibits

Youth Exhibits

It's a fair within a fair! Marvel at 2000+ exhibits created by youngsters as young as 5 years old! The Durham Fair Youth Building houses crafts, collections, scarecrows, needlework, baking, artwork and photography in 5 – 13 and 14 – 17 age categories. Who knows, you might be looking at the work of the next Picasso!

2017 Events

ALL-DAY Every Day, September 21 – 24, 2017
Youth Building
Various demonstrations, including corn husk doll making and special presentation by shoreline robotics team. Local favorite, the Magic of Christopher, will also be stopping by to demo and talk about magic.
FRIDAY, September 22, 2017
Fair Hours: 9 AM – 10 PM
11:00 AM Scavenger Hunt
11:00   Learn about Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts
What is Scouting? Learn more about the largest youth organization in the USA and their efforts to develop tomorrow's leaders. Stop by the youth department and speak with Scout Master Robin Heath.
4:00 PM Scavenger Hunt
SATURDAY, September 23, 2017
Fair Hours: 9 AM – 11 PM
11:00 AM Scavenger Hunt
11:00   Learn about Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts
What is Scouting? Learn more about the largest youth organization in the USA and their efforts to develop tomorrow's leaders. Stop by the youth department and speak with Scout Master Robin Heath.
11:00   Robotics Team demonstration
Come see Apple Pi Robotics, a shoreline robotics team, demonstrate their "Robot," learn about rotocis and have fun with technology. Fun for all ages.
11:00   Making Corn Husk Dolls demonstration
4:00 PM Making Corn Husk Dolls demonstration
4:00   Scavenger Hunt
SUNDAY, September 24, 2017
Fair Hours: 9 AM – 7 PM
11:00 AM Making Corn Husk Dolls demonstration
11:00   Scavenger Hunt
11:00   Learn about Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts
What is Scouting? Learn more about the largest youth organization in the USA and their efforts to develop tomorrow's leaders. Stop by the youth department and speak with Scout Master Robin Heath.
12:00 PM Chef Jamie Roraback demonstration
4:00   Making Corn Husk Dolls demonstration
4:00   Scavenger Hunt