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Be a Partner of the Fair.
SPONSOR by shopping the LWF Store online.

Every item you buy, every dollar you donate supports the Fair and helps ensure its continuance year after year. 

About Us

Inspiring quality animal and agricultural products, quality fairs and exhibits, and sustaiting the rich cultural heritage of the area nestled within the Forks of the Santiam.

In pursuit of our Mission, over the years, the Board has raised donations and grant funding to purchase and preserve several significant historical properties, as well as, assisting in the construction of the Veteran's Memorial.  Several of these community facilities are managed by the Association, in some cases through a separate Board of Directors or a Sub-committee.
Most of  these properties are self-supporting, however, those that aren't are cared for through volunteer help, donations, and other fundraisining efforts. Some of our Commutiy Facilitie are available for rent for your event or family get-together. If you are interested in renting any of the facilities listed here contact us at
The Riverview Community Hall

The Riverview Community Hall is located at 37510 Gilkey Rd in Scio, Oregon 97374. Contact us by email for pricing, hours and directions. The Riverview Community Hall specializes in Meetings, Business Meetings, Parties and provides Brunch, Event Planning consultations to it's customers. 

The Big Red Pavilion

The newest addition to the Lamb & Wool Fairgrounds was dedicated and named after Scio's unofficial mascot met a tragic end.


                         This outdoor venue is perfect for animal show

                         events and is often used for auctions. Email

                         us for pricing, availability, and to rent for

                         your event.

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Click Big Red's Picture

To learn about his Life

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The Linn County Lamb & Wool Fairgrounds

This venue is excellent for large open air gatherings. It is regularly used for

neighborhood night out and other community gatherings. And is available for agricultural and livestock fairs and exhibitions.



The Historic ZCBJ Hall


This Historic Czechoslovakian Hall, built in 1922, has been maintained with loving care by members of the Scio community.  It's perfect for:  Weddings, Receptions, Anniversaries, Banquets, Meetings, Seminars, Luncheons, Parties, Plays, Fashion Shows, Dinner Shows, Auctions, Fundraisers, Concerts, etc.


38704 N Main St Scio, OR
reservation line 503-394-2922
Send mail to: PO box 328, Scio OR 97374

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Here is an article the Gazette-Times did in 2008 regarding the Dedication of the Carol Bates Memorial Stage but it provides information on the background of all our facilities. Take a moment and read it.

The Carol Bates Memorial Stage

The Carol Bates Memorial Stage is the venue for all of the Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair's performance events, such as, the pie eating contest, the hoola hoop contest, the pet show, and many local performers.  It is dedicated to the memory of long time Scio resident and historian Carol Bates.


This venue is available for fashion shows, plays, musical performances, and other activities requiring a stage.

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Our Story

The Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair is organized and presented annually by the Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization managed by an all volunteer Board of Directors. The Linn County Fat Lamb and Wool Association was created in 1949 for the purpose of conducting fairs and exhibitions, and to promote growing and raising better agricultural products and livelstock in Linn County and the State of Oregon.  In 1973 the Association changed its name to the current Linn County Lamb and Wool Fair Association.  Over the years, besides promoting quality animal and agricultural products, and facilitating quality fairs and exhibits, the Board has taken on the additional Mission to assist in maintaining and preserving the Scio area's cultural heritage which are also used during the fair and for exhibitions.  The Board is comprised of unpaid volunteers committed to the preservtion and promotion of the traditions and culture of this historic area within the forks of the Santiam. 

Meet The Team

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Silhouette Images by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay

Become Part of our Team

The Board of Directors is just one way to be involved with the Fair. We are always in need of Volunteers to assist throughout the Year and during the Fair.  To Volunteer you do not need to commit your life.  There are jobs of all sizes from setting up chairs and tables to helping with car show and other event registation or set up, sometimes just an hour of assistance and you can be done to enjoy the Fair.

Do you have a Favorite event? Want to be Involved? Reach out and see how you can help.


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