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69th Annual Chatham County Fair

Welcome to the 69th Annual Chatham County Fair


The Family Friendly Fair




September 26th - September 29th, 2019






Schedule {subject to change}
Thursday, September 26  Opening Day
5:00 PM
Chatham County Students (with ID card) Admitted Free!!
Gates Open to the Public
5:15 PM
Chatham County Sheriff’s Department Honor Guard
will perform to begin the
        *Opening Ceremonies*
5:30 PMBrief Welcoming Remarks including Welcome by Larry Brooks, Association President; Greeting from the NC Department of Agriculture; Remarks from Invited Guests; Welcome to the Midway; Review of Exhibits, Vendors and Concessionaires.
5:30 PM-10:00 PM
Midway
R and D Amusements,
5 Star Farm’s Petting Zoo, Camel and Pony Rides, Games and Concessions

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Outside Stage
Open Mic Karaoke
Presented by Roger Walters
 
More Music and Events Schedule to Come

Friday, September 27

Gates open
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM


R and D Amusements,
5 Star Farm’s Petting Zoo, Camel and Pony Rides
The Pieces of Eight Pirate Troop with Captain Jack
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Outside Stage
Open Mic Karaoke
Presented by Roger Walters
  
4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Inside Stage
BINGO!! Come inside and win!
  
7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Outside Stage
SWIM Band -  Progressive Jazz/Funk/African Band based in Sanford, NC. Swim has performed frequently in Aberdeen and Southern Pines, and for Relay for Life Cancer Awareness.
  
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Outside Stage
More Open Mic Karaoke
Presented by Roger Walters
  
 More Music and Events Schedule to Come

Saturday, September 28

Gates open
12:00 noon - 10:00 PM


R and D Amusements,
5 Star Farm’s Petting Zoo, Camel and Pony Rides
The Pieces of Eight Pirate Troop with Captain Jack
 
12:00 Noon 12:30 PM
Outside Stage
Krista LeClair - vocals and banjo traditional American Old Time Music. Krista has taught banjo for the Junior Appalachian Musicians, Grades 4-7 at Shikori Hills.
  
1:00 PM 3:00 PM
Outside Stage
Encuesta Nortena - Siler City’s own exciting Hispanic Band featuring Diovanni.
  
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Inside Stage
2019 Little Miss Chatham County Fair Pageant
for 5 - 10 year olds.
Practice 10:00-12:00 inside
click here for information
  
4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Outside Stage
2019 Chatham County Fair K-12 Talent Show
The Ninth Annual Talent Show for Grades K-12 Presented by Stan Malette, featuring the talents of our county’s most promising young students competing for cash prizes . Lots of cute kids and fun! {Parents are requested to remain in their seats. :-) } Click here for an entry form.
  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Inside Stage
Fashion Show Expo An annual crowd pleaser! Will your neighbor appear this year? And what will she/he be wearing?

  
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Outside Stage
Stan Malette
Stan Malette is a graduate of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) and has performed as a sax player and lived in Siler City for over 20 years. Stan’s experiences include R&;B, jazz, Reggae, Rap, and Pop bands, and has performed extensively on the East Coast from New York to Atlanta, as well as in Tokyo, Japan. Stan has also directed, produced, and/or written scores for Public Affairs videos, and theater productions.
  
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Outside Stage
Cynamon Back by popular demand, Greensboro’s fabulous band performing a sizzling mix of R&B and Pop. This band has performed extensively in the Triad and Triangle areas.
 
More Music and Events Schedule to Come

Sunday, September 29
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 NoonMain Building open for an Ecumenical Service with singers and musicians.
Presided over by Reverand Wayne Brady, Calvary Pentacostal Church, Lemon Cprings, NC.
All Are Welcome!
Gates Open
12:00 Noon - 6:00 PM
Gates Open to the Public
R and D Amusements,
5 Star Farm’s Petting Zoo, Camel and Pony Rides ,
The Pieces of Eight Pirate Troop with Captain Jack

 
More Music and Events Schedule to Come
Admission
Adults …………………………. $6.00 (tax included)
Children (Age 6-12) ……… $4.00 (tax included)
Children (Age 5 and under) FREE!
Disabled Vets (with ID card) FREE!


Contest for Children 6 -9!!
Win a Bicycle
Got to Be NC Agriculture
Secret Word Scavenger Hunt

Rules and Entry Forms will be available in the Fair Building



ENTERTAINMENT FOR ALL!
Midway Opens Thursday Evening
Midway by R and D Amusements
Tickets and wrist bands for the Midway rides will be available from the midway staff for $15
Midway ride tickets, for $1 each, will be available for purchase at the Midway from carnival staff. Rides will cost 3 to 4 tickets OR a wrist band will be available for only $15 for unlimited rides for the following periods (a new wrist band for each period):
  • Thurs 6:00pm-closing
  • Fri     3:00pm-closing
  • Sat     noon-4:00pm
  •           4:00pm-closing
  • Sun    1:00pm-4:00pm
  •           4:00pm-closing
Petting Zoo, Camel and Pony Rides
by
5 Star Farms
Admission to the Pettng Zoo and tickets for camel and pony rides will be available separately from the 5 Star Petting Zoo staff.
See 5 Star Farm’s website for more details.


Just a reminder for our politician friends, photo opportunities abound!!


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FAIRGROUNDS:

The Fairgrounds are located in Pittsboro, North Carolina.
From the Courthouse Circle follow Business 64 East toward Raleigh and turn right onto the Fairgrounds Road* — just east of the Food Lion Shopping Center.
Click here for a Map Quest link.
Or here for a Google Maps Link.
The Fair Building is on the south east side at the end of Fairgrounds Road
(* also known as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive)


Chatham County Agricultural & Industrial Fair Association, Inc.

Board of Directors - 2019

Officers
Larry Brooks, Board President
Elizabeth Alston,1st Vice President
Carl Bryant, 2nd Vice President
Mary Parker, Secretary
Melinda Marsh, Treasurer
Michael Knight, Assistant Treasurer
Wesley Andrews, Parliamentarian
Brother Peacemaker, Chaplain
Board Members
Glenn Foxx, Jr.
Stan Malette


Board Member Emeritus Charlie Baldwin, Jr
Board Member Emeritus Jim Shook
Board Member Emeritus Annie McCrimmon

Hermenia Green 2019 Volunteer Coordinator
contact her at (919) 542-2737
President’s Message

Greetings!



It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the 69th annual Chatham County Agriculture and Industrial Fair. From September 26 through 29, 2019 we will celebrate 69 years of service to all the citizens of Chatham County. And we are delighted to once again partner with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, Chatham County Center, providing fun and entertainment for everyone.

On behalf of the board of directors, I would like to invite you to display your arts and crafts, fruits, vegetables and livestock. Please review the different categories listed in our premium booklet and plan to enter your products. Registration begins for all non-perishable entries on Monday, September 23rd from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., and continues Tuesday and Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Please note that only perishables will be accepted Thursday morning September 26th, between 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

We are excited to announce that R and D Amusements will join us again as our carnival host for 2019, with rides, games and carnival foods. 5 Star Farm from South Carolina will provide their always popular petting zoo, a toy train ride around the grounds, and additional games for all to enjoy.

We have prepared a fun filled four days of events for your enjoyment including music every night, both inside and outside. Come on out and bring the family, smell the aroma of the food and enjoy the rides and games!

Have a great, fun-filled week!

Larry Brooks
President


 


And last but by no means least, we extend our heartfelt thanks to our sponsors, patrons and advertisers listed here.

We encourage all who have an interest in this historic institution to help strengthen the Fair.

Download a Sponsor’s Packet here