Fair features races, shows, pulls


By Lindsay Kriz - lkriz@civitasmedia.com



Gray skies kept the fair at cooler temperatures Tuesday afternoon. The fair ends Saturday night.


POMEROY — Meigs County Fair continues as planned Thursday and Friday.

Gates will open at 7 a.m. and close at 11 p.m. both days.

A Junior Fair Rabbit Show will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday in the RL Arena. At 10:30 a.m., patrons will have the chance to participate in Bingo at the Grange Annex. Flower Show judging will begin at noon in the Thompson Roush Building.

Anyone looking to place their bets will have plenty of luck at noon with harness racing with paramutual betting. The next event of the day will be the singing group Campbell & Rowley, who will take the Hill Stage at 3 p.m. A Showman of Showman Contest will take place in the RL Arena at 4 p.m. and simultaneously another round of Kiddie Tractor Pulls will take place at the Small Animal Arena.

For anyone who still has a hankering for music, Buick MacKane will be performing at 5 p.m. on the Hill Stage. At 6 p.m. the Pull Track will host the Tractor and Local Truck Pull, with Mud Volleyball happening in front of the Grandstand at 7 p.m. Also at 7 p.m., the Riverside Cloggers will perform for an hour on Hill Stage, followed by Campbell & Rowley at 8 p.m.

The first event of Friday’s fair day will be a 4-H Horse Fun Show beginning at 8 a.m. At 9 a.m., kids and adults alike can have fun watching the Junior Fair Pet Show at the Small Arena.

The final day of Kiddie Tractor Pull will take place at the Small Arena with the Kiddie Tractor Pull of Champions beginning at 11 a.m. Activities continue in the afternoon, with the Junior Fair Awards Program at the RL Arena at 1 p.m.

At 6 p.m., a Truck Pull will take place at the Pull Track, with arm wrestling taking place at the Grandstand beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Finally, the last event of the evening is the group Amix, who will take Hill Stage at 8 p.m.

Reach Lindsay Kriz at 740-444-4303.

Gray skies kept the fair at cooler temperatures Tuesday afternoon. The fair ends Saturday night.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_IMG_2230-001.jpgGray skies kept the fair at cooler temperatures Tuesday afternoon. The fair ends Saturday night.

By Lindsay Kriz

lkriz@civitasmedia.com

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