While the days begin to shorten and leaves change colours, preparations for the 38th annual Williams Lake Harvest Fair taking place Sept. 6 and 7 are underway.
Events include a pet parade and an array of exhibits featuring cut flowers, floral art and potted plants.
Local produce, baking, canning, artistry, crafting, photography, even homemade wine and beer will be judged.
Rabbits, guinea pigs, poultry and sheep will be entered for competitions and peoples ages 6 and up can enter the Jackpot Gymkahana while boys and girls will compete in the Little Britches Rodeo finals and ranch teams will participate in the Harvest Ranch Rodeo.
Demonstrations will be made by local spinners and weavers and by goat breeders.
The fair has entry categories for all ages and interests.
Entry deadlines are fast approaching and include Wednesday, Sept. 3 for sections A through T and Thursday, Sept. 4 for Sections W through X. Late entries will be accepted until Thursday, Sept. 4 at a higher fee.