50th Green Fair set in Washington
The 50th Green Fair in Washington will be held July 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the grounds of the First Congregational Church on the Green.
Only the tag sale portion of the event will open at 9 a.m.
The fair will feature a giant tag sale an auction of a 1995 Corvette and 1973 Mercedes Benz, a Yankee bakery, a ladies accessories booth, a plant pavilion, a Jumpy House, horse wagon rides, a used book emporium, a live auction and a kids' park with a sports shop, with high-quality sports equipment donated by students at area private schools.
In addition, breakfast and lunch foods will be available to purchase.
Two church members donated cars for the live auction -- a 1995 black Corvette Convertible, which is a c-4 series, v-8 350 CID, 300 HP, automatic vehicle with air conditioning, power windows with 62,500 miles, and a white 1973 Mercedes Benz 450 SE with a V8 452 cc engine, 190 HP, automatic transmission, air conditioning, power windows, large power sunroof and 123,000 miles.
The cars, antiques and sculpture will be auctioned off at 1 p.m.
In addition, internationally renowned artist Mark Mennin donated a sculpture for the live auction.
A tent with items donated by local businesses will also be featured.
Proceeds from the fair will be used for the maintenance of the historic Washington Green and meetinghouse.