2017 Camden Haven PAH&I Society is ready to go

The 2017 Camden Haven Show will cater for every member of the family.

The two day event gets underway with twilight ring events also scheduled for Friday, October 13 at the Kendall Showground.

Publicity officer Elizabeth Watson said the show – the 69th for the community – would continue to provide great family entertainment catering for everyone.

“This show is a window to our community,” she said.

New initiative: Camden Haven Show Society publicity officer Elizabeth Watson says this year's show will feature The Chook Shed as its theme.

New initiative: Camden Haven Show Society publicity officer Elizabeth Watson says this year's show will feature The Chook Shed as its theme.

“So we will have a variety of displays, stalls and events that cater for all the family.

“This year will see us embrace a new concept Life On The Farm – with a theme The Chook Pen – featuring prominently throughout the show displays.

“This idea will helps us focus on the important aspects of the showground and help promote events and displays.”

Show society president Sean Gleeson said the twilight dressage competition on October 13 would see some top prize-money on offer.

“We are expecting a strong turnout from the ring competitors and the prize-money will help boost our numbers,” he said.

“We will also have the Holden Car Club on display on Sunday morning and a karate demonstration, concert band and the all stars dance group.”

The demolition derby – which is an extremely addition to our show – will be the highlight of the Sunday program.

Elizabeth Watson

While the Friday night twilight will be a drawcard, the show itself officially gets underway on Saturday, October 14 with gates opening at 8am.

Saturday’s program features the usual sideshow alley amusement rides, plus a dog show, beef cattle judging, show jumping and all pavilions will be open.

“Some of the features include displays of handicraft, needlework, patchwork, photography and art,” Mrs Watson said.

“There is also a focus on the juniors with an art and creativity section.”

Saturday will also see the grand parade from around 2.30pm.

Other highlights include the racing pigs, Blue Mountains Reptile Awareness Show and chainsaw racing.

The program features on Sunday, October 15 include wood chop, U-Bute Ute Show, poultry and the return of the racing pigs and the reptile show.

“The demolition derby – which is an extremely popular part of our show – will be the highlight of the Sunday afternoon program,” Mrs Watson said.

The 69th Camden Haven Show is on at the Kendall Showground.

Got it covered: Kay Dollery, Allan Hudson, Sean Gleeson and Taren Gleeson ... preparing for the two day Camden Haven Show at Kendall Showground.

Got it covered: Kay Dollery, Allan Hudson, Sean Gleeson and Taren Gleeson ... preparing for the two day Camden Haven Show at Kendall Showground.