By Portia Williams
LUCASVILLE — The Lucasville Trade Days events have become increasingly popular since their inception in 2014, where an astronomical numbered crowds come out to buy, sell and trade. The next Trade Days will be held at its usual location of the Lucasville Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 26-27.
Della Wirth, who works in conjunction with her husband Jim Wirth, both promoters of the event, said they are anticipating an even greater turn out for the Sept. 26-27 Trade Days events.
“We have two fields full of vendors, and we are almost completely full,” she said. “We do have some spaces left, but not many. So, it looks like it is going to be another good show, like the spring. The phones have been ringing like crazy, which is good.”
The ban of any and all types of poultry by the Ohio Department of Agriculture will still be in place for the September Trade Days events. In compliance with ODOA, no birds of any type will be permitted into the Lucasville Fairgrounds. ODOA canceled all live bird exhibitions this year, in an effort to help the poultry industry recently hit from the avian flu which has made such an overwhelmingly negative impact on poultry-producing states.
“There are no changes, but it is still in effect from the Department of Agriculture that no poultry of any kind, no type of birds will be allowed to be sold or brought into the fairgrounds,” Della Wirth said.
Lucasville Trade Days will kick off with the e early bird shopper on Friday, Sept. 25 from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, gates will open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 27, will be 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Admission is $1 person, and $2 per person for the early bird shoppers.
For more information regarding Lucasville Trade Days, visit the website at: www.lucasvilletradedays.com
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