carnival theme rides and an amazing entertainment lineup are just
a few things event-goers can expect at this year's Buchanan County
Fair, July 11-14.
to Buchanan County Fair Association Chairperson Tracy Bostic,
attractions and vendors are being added almost daily.
can expect a new carnival-style fair this year with more actual
carnival rides, she says. But, that isn't the only thing those
attending can look forward to. More events, competitions and
contests will be held this year to tickle anyone's fancy.
volunteers and sponsors are all continuing to be sought, Bostic
information, those interested in volunteering or sponsoring may
contact Bostic at (276) 597-2442.
may apply by calling (276) 566-8255 or (276) 531-8802.
really excited about our entertainment," Bostic says.
"From what I understand, it's one of the best county fair
Wednesday, July 11, Kid's Day will welcome all children 11 years
of age and under free from 4-6 p.m. Free carnival rides will be
offered from 5-6 p.m.
Great Bicycle Giveaway will follow at 6 p.m.
is $10 for ages 12 and up, and a $10 wristband is required for
unlimited rides from 6 p.m. until closing.
for the night will include Alex Hibbitts & Band, the Brian
Beavers Band and Blue Highway.
Thursday, July 12, officials are welcoming families around the
area to Family Night. Games and other offerings will focus on the
family, encouraging more families to attend.
instance, a scavenger hunt will offer a $100 prize. The cost to
enter is only $1.
people should remember to bring their canned and other goods for
will be charged a $10 entrance fee that allows them unlimited
rides all day at no additional cost. Exhibits and much more will
also be offered.
for the night will include Higher Power, Darrell Webb and The
Citizen Day and Heritage Day will jointly be held on Friday, July
will be admitted for free for a period of time. Admission for all
others is $10, which includes free rides.
citizens are invited to participate in the events planned by the
Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens.
addition, there will be an art contest and separate photography
contest, as well as a book signing.
Be A Star Karaoke Contest Finals get underway at 6 p.m. and Regan
Boggs is slated as the night's top entertainment.
open at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 14. Some events that can be
expected on this day include a pet show, car show and motorcycle
$10 entrance fee entitles the purchaser to unlimited carnival
for the night will include Danny Perkins, Cowboy Crush and Trent
open at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, July 11, 12 and
13 and at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 14.
may purchase a $10 wristband for unlimited rides each day.
just look forward to everybody coming out," Bostic adds.
Buchanan County Horse Show will be held prior to the fair on
Saturday, June 30, starting at 7 p.m. Lots of classes have been
information, contact Helen Matney at (276) 935-7720.