Exhibits at Hopkinton and Lancaster Fairgrounds

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August 19, 2019

CONCORD, NH — While you’re having fun at the Hopkinton and Lancaster fairs on Labor Day weekend, visit the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department exhibits, a great way to explore hunting, fishing, and wildlife viewing opportunities in our state. See you at the fairs!

Hopkinton State Fair Schedule of Events

The Hopkinton State Fair (August 30 – September 2, 2019, www.hsfair.org) once again will host a special Discover Wild New Hampshire Building presented by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. Meet wildlife and fisheries biologists, and check out the special exhibit featuring the “Forever Locked” moose exhibit along with the new New Hampshire Hunting Digest. Get your official Fish and Game merchandise, including the 2020 New Hampshire Wildlife Calendar.

This year, visitors will have a chance to meet Conservation Officers from the television show North Woods Law: New Hampshire in person.

  • Friday, 8/30, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Conservation Officer Eric Hannett
  • Saturday 8/31, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Conservation Officer Nicholas Masucci
  • Sunday, 9/1, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Conservation Officer Shawn McFadzen
  • Monday 9/2, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Sergeant Delayne Brown

Special presentations include:

  • Sunday, 9/1, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Fly tying demonstration with master fly tier Scott Biron

See the ‘Forever Locked’ moose display and hear the story of their epic battle from Ray Deragon who discovered them:

  • Friday, 8/30: presentations at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8/31: presentations at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, 9/1: presentations at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
  • Monday, 9/2: presentations at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.

Live animal presentations with Wildlife Encounters Ecology Center and Farm School:

  • Friday, 8/30: presentations at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, and 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8/31: presentations at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, and 4:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, 9/1: presentations at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, and 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday, 9/2: presentations at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, and 4:30 p.m.

The Fish and Game building will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1; and on Monday, September 2, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Find Fish and Game fast by parking at the Blue Gate. For tickets and more fair information visit www.hsfair.org.

For daily updates of special features and presentations at the Fish and Game building, visit our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/nhfishandgame.

Lancaster Fair Schedule of Events

The Lancaster Fair (August 29 – September 2, 2019, www.lancasterfair.com) will continue its long-standing tradition of presenting a NH Fish and Game exhibit at its Labor Day weekend event. Be sure to stop by and see the Fish and Game Conservation Officers and biologists as they will be glad to answer your questions about fishing, hunting, wildlife watching, and off-highway recreational vehicle safety and ethics. It’s a great chance to pick up Fish and Game publications, including the new New Hampshire Hunting and Trapping Digest. Visitors will have a chance to meet Conservation Officers from the television show North Woods Law: New Hampshire in person:

  • Thursday, 8/29, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Sergeant Glen Lucas
  • Friday, 8/30, 11:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Sergeant Glen Lucas
  • Friday, 8/30, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Conservation Officer Jim Cyrs and Lt. Mark Ober
  • Saturday, 8/31, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Conservation Officer Chris Egan
  • Saturday, 8/31, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Conservation Officers Chris Egan and Matt Holmes
  • Sunday, 9/1, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Conservation Officer Matt Holmes
  • Sunday, 9/1, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Conservation Officer Jim Cyrs
  • Monday, 9/2, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Lt. Mark Ober

For tickets and more fair info go to www.lancasterfair.com.