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The Chatham County Fair 60th Anniversary Celebration!!!

The Family Friendly Fair

September 29, 2010 --- October 2, 2010

In spite of a damp beginning, our celebration of 60 years of history and community ended in beautiful weather!!

Visit this site mid October to see pictures of the 2010 Fair, a list of some of our 1st place winners, and a tentative schedule for 2011.

Picture from 2009 Fair

Schedule{subject to change}

Wednesday, September 29  Opening DayALL high school and younger students admitted FREE
5:00 PM Gates Open
5:30 PMOpening Ceremonies - Opening Ceremonies including Welcome by Larry Brooks, Association President; Brief History of the Fair’s 60 years delivered by Carl Bryant; Music by Northwood High School Band Jazz Ensemble; Greeting from the NC Department of Agriculture; Remarks from Invited Guests; Presentation in Honor of Our Local Firefighters; Invitation to the Midway; Review of Exhibits

Thursday, September 30
  Health Day
6:00 PMGates Open
 Health Screenings
       by Piedmont Health Services
 Free Massages
 Yoga Demonstrations
 Healthy Food/Nutrition Information
 Health Careers Information

Friday, October 1
Senior Day

All Senior Citizens Welcome!
10:00 AM - Noon Interactive Games and Entertainment for Seniors
11:30 AMLunch Provided by Senior Center
11:45 - 1:00 PMBulletin: Senator Kay Hagan will visit! Public Welcome!
6:00 PM Gates Open to the Public
6:30 PM Gospel Music Celebration
 An evening of inspirational songs from local choirs and groups
10:00 PM ALL high school and younger students admitted HALF PRICE after 10:00 PM
10:30 PM

Saturday, October 2

Early opening!
10:00 AMGates Open
12:00 Noon - 4:00 PMMusic Extravaganza (groups will be posted later)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PMChatham County Fair Youth Talent Search
Click here for flyer and entry form.
Bring entry form with you Saturday!
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
By Special Request: Wrestling!
Break to cool off Get a drink and a bite to eat
After the break - midnight
More Wrestling!
Adults ...............................$4.00
Children (Age 6-12) .........$3.00
Children (Age 5 and under)FREE!
Handicap patrons FREE ADMISSION every day when accompanied by a caregiver 
Midway by -->FUN RIDES<--
Ride tickets will be available for purchase at the Midway from carnival staff.

Pony Rides!!
Provided by Heads Up! Therapeutic Riding, Chatham County
We are all, including Misty, so sorry to report Misty can not come on Saturday. But Heads Up! will have a special Saturday afternoon picnic and rides later in the fall for Fair goers. You can get your special invitation for this event at the Fair on Saturday! Just ask at the Ticket Counter when you enter the Fair Building.

Located behind the Pittsboro Food Lion on East Hwy. 64 Bus.
Call (919) 542-5511 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (919) 542-5511      end_of_the_skype_highlighting for more information
Click here for Google Maps or click here for Mapquest directions.
Pittsboro, NC 27312

The Chatham County Agricultural and Industrial Fair
Chatham County Fair Association

Board of Directors - 2010

Larry Brooks, Board President

David Scotton, Sr., 1st Vice President
Elizabeth Alston, 2nd Vice President
Vanessa Farrar, Secretary
Mary F. Parker, Assistant Secretary
Ann McCrimmon, Treasurer
Wesley Andrews, Parliamentarian
Pamela Baldwin
Mary Braxton-Joseph
Carl Bryant
Jim Shook
Peter Harkins
Carl Thompson, Ex-Officio
Randy Voller, Ex-Officio

Hermenia Green, 2010 Volunteer Coordinator
contact her at (919) 542-2737
President's Message


It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the 60th Annual Chatham County Agriculture & Industrial Fair, September 29 thru October 2, 2010. We are proud of our 60 year history of providing a fair that is fun and affordable for everyone. Once again, we are excited about joining forces with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, Chatham County Center.

On behalf of the board of directors, I would like to invite you to display your arts and crafts, fruits, vegetables and livestock. Please carefully review the different categories listed below, also listed on our website, and plan to enter your products. You may begin registering your work on Sunday, September 26 from 1:00 PM through 6:00 PM. Registration will continue on Monday and Tuesday from 9:00 AM through 6:00 PM, and briefly on Wednesday morning, ending at 9:30 AM. Register early and avoid the crowd Wednesday morning.

Ronnie Turner of Fun rides carnival will display a host of fun filled rides and games and special treats!

In celebration of our 60th Anniversary we have a wonderful program of events so come on out bring the family, smell the aroma of the food and enjoy the rides!

Have a fun filled week!

Larry L. Brooks

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