LEWISBURG, WV (06/24/2014)(readMedia)– The 16th Edition Collector Basket commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the State Fair of West Virginia will be for sale beginning Tuesday, July 1st. The Picking Basket is adorned with a commemorative brass tag, a blue village basket weave, a wooden handle and the Blue Ribbon Logo laser etched into the lid. The basket measures 6″ x 9.75″ circumference and is 100% custom made in the U.S.A. You may register your basket online for a lifetime warranty.
The baskets first began in 1999 with the Cracker Basket and have become a signature part of the State Fair keepsakes.
Beginning July 1st, baskets will be available for sale at the State Fair Administration building or by calling 304-645-1090. Baskets will be on sale during the 2014 State Fair. The cost of the basket is $55.00, plus, $8 shipping fee if you wish to have it shipped.
The 2014 State Fair is themed “Blue Ribbon Traditions” in celebration of our 90th year and is scheduled August 8-16, 2014. The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million dollar economic impact on the state of West Virginia, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.