Union Fair Talent Show calls for acts

Jul 13, 2018

Union — The Union Fair Talent Show is looking for entries for this year’s competition — all kinds of acts including singing, juggling, playing a musical instrument, comedy, dancing, bands, etc.

All performances must be acceptable for all ages. There are two age categories: up to 16; and 17 to adult. Only 25 applications will be accepted. Deadline for entries is Aug. 13. Applications may be downloaded from unionfair.org or requested by email to blackhat057@gmail.com.

Auditions will start Saturday, Aug. 18, at 12:30 p.m. The 25 applicants will be narrowed to 10 (five in each category) on the first day. The second set of auditions will start 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Entertainment Center. The 10 semi-finalists will perform that evening; of those six, will be chosen to perform again that evening. Prizes will be awarded in both categories; first place winner will receive $300, second place $100 and third place $50.

Those who have previously won first place in this event may not participate in the Union Fair Talent Show. Those with questions concerning the talent show may call 712-1314 or email blackhat057@gmail.com. The Union Fair/Maine Wild Blueberry Festival reserves the right to accept or reject any and all applications. This year’s Union Fair/Maine Wild Blueberry Festival will be eight fun-filled days from Aug. 18 to 25. For more information and a complete schedule, visit the website.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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