Fall Family Fair

Fall Family Fair is here! Need an online bidding number for the auction? Get one here.


Fall Family Fair T-shirts were a big hit! Did you miss them at Back to School Day? There are just a few shirts still available. Contact

The Fair in its current format began in 1986 for the 100 year anniversary of The Academy’s  founding. The Fair is held on the 3rd Saturday in October. Each year a planning committee of more than 60 parents chooses a new theme and guides over 150 volunteers in creating and celebrating an evening of old-fashioned family fun for all ages.

Important Dates: 

August 17 T-shirts for sale at Back to School Day in Ellison Hall (limited quantities and sizes)

September 6 Deadline for underwriting or auction donor’s name to be included in the printed invitation

September 20-October 9 Raffle sales incentive period

October 5 Deadline for underwriting or auction donor’s name to be included in the event flyer

October 9-17 Drop-in-the-Bucket pre-sale tickets available (includes free bonus tickets!)

October 19 Alumni Day at SAA & Set-up for Fair

How Can You Help? Volunteer to serve food or beverages, monitor a game booth, sell merchandise, set up the auction, prepare materials prior to the Fair, inventory items after the event, and more. Cash underwriting offsets the cost of the event and your family name or business name will be recognized based on various giving levels. Volunteer and underwriting forms can be printed from the Academy’s website or picked up in the main office. You can also donate an item to the silent auction or to Drop-in-the-Bucket. 

If you would like to visit our Greater Giving page, click here.

If you would like to fill out an Auction Donation Item form, click here.

Who Can Attend?Academy and Enrichment students and alumni and their parents, siblings, friends, cousins, grandparents, neighbors, Academy faculty and staff, boys and girls. All are welcome! There is something for everyone with a silent auction, children’s auction, raffle, games, music, rides, food and beverages. Admission to the Fair is free. Food, drink and game tickets are available for purchase at the fair.