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Creative Arts/ Home Brew/ CSU Ext. Classes


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We are so excited to open up the Creative Arts Competition again this year for 2023.
Entry Classes, Regulations, and Premium Lists can be found below.
Online Registration is now open.

Please visit us in the Whittemore Building during the El Paso County Fair to see all our amazing entries.

Creative Arts Registration Form & Payment

2023 Creative Arts Registration
2023 Creative Arts Registration
Jan 28 - June 23, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
$7 registration, unlimited entries. Limit one entry per class.
Register your Creative Arts Entries Here. Open to All.


Sunday July 16th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm – Hands on class need kitchen use (limit 12 people)

Introduction to Canning: Water Bath Canning - REGISTER BELOW.

From preserving your garden harvest to putting up locally purchased produce, canning is a great way to preserve the season’s bounty. Unlike baking, home canning requires knowledge of the science behind food preservation. In this introductory class, participants will learn about the risk of botulism, an overview of proper techniques, and a review of the proper tools for canning.

After attending this class you will be able to safely can high acid foods such as fruit, salsa, pickles, tomatoes, jams, jellies and more.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Class is Free, Fair Admission is required.

Saturday July 22nd from 5:00pm to 6:00pm – CLASS

Food Preservation Technique Class: Pickling

If you love pickled vegetables and summer relish, come learn how to make your own. You will learn how to safely water bath can pickles, relish, salsa and chutney. No participant limit. Class is Free, Fair Admission is required.

Water Bath Canning Registration Form

Register Here

Home Brew Competition

Entry registration is open from June 1 to June 16, 2023
Judging: June 24th, 2023 - Trinity Forge Road Brewery
Awards Winners will be announced during an awards presentation
at the El Paso County Fair, July 15, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.

See Classes, Rules & Info links below.
Registration link also provided below.
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