Cheshire Fair

We are looking for volunteers to help out at the Monadnock Travel Council’s booth at the 2017 Cheshire Fair, August 3 – 6 in Swanzey. 

Sign ups open July 6 at 8:00 a.m.

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GSA Shifts

The Fair is open Thursday-Saturday, 11am-9pm. On Sunday, the booth closes at 5pm. 

  • Thursday through Saturday GSA shifts are: 11am-2:30pm; 2:30-6pm; and 6-9pm
  • Sunday GSA shifts are: 11am-2pm; and 2-5pm

2 people per shift

Set up/break down help and hotel perk

If anyone would like to help with the set up of the information booth at the Cheshire Fair Grounds on Wednesday night August 2nd at 6 p.m., Jim is offering an overnight stay just for Wednesday at the Days Inn in Keene. Contact Jim directly for this duty and perk at or cell 603-313-8585.

Other perks: Free admittance to the fair for the day you volunteer.

GSA Duties

Distribution of brochures, maps etc. There will be information on the fair itself and restocking and securing the booth-tent in case of rain.

How to get in/where to go when you arrive

There will be signs coming on 101 West and East before the intersection of 12 South saying Cheshire Fair. Parking for the fair will be directed by the parking attendants, use the first gate when coming from Keene – this will be to the left when coming out from the Fair Ground office. When going into the office tell the “Posse” standing guard that you need to pick up a ticket at the office.

Ticket for entrance to the fair and a brochure Fair Guide will be picked up at the Cheshire Fair Main Office, it's the little white building at the entrance coming from Keene on 12 South.

The Monadnock Travel Council Booth is located behind the the bleacher seats to the Pine Grove Stage and next to the Lemonade Stand. Plan on arriving for your shift 15 minutes early.

Directions from Manchester/101 West

Follow 101 West all the way to Keene when coming into Keene will turn left at second light onto 12South, the Cheshire Fair Grounds are 2.2 miles on the right. From Manchester, NH about 1 hour 20 minutes.

Directions from Concord NH/Rte 9 West

to Keene, NH will merge down ramp onto Rte 12 South, go past West Street exit and will

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