Fair winds down Saturday night


By Lindsay Kriz - lkriz@civitasmedia.com



“Yee yee!” Granger Smith, who has the alternate persona of Earl Dibbles Jr., performs Wednesday night to a packed crowd at the Grandstand. Smith said it had been a long time since he’d been in Ohio, and that he was honored to be in Meigs County to perform.


POMEROY — For anyone who’s not been to the fair yet, or anyone who keeps coming back, there are two more days left to do so.

For both days, the gates will open at 7 a.m. and close at 11 p.m.

For anyone looking for early morning fun, a 4-H Horse Fun Show will begin at 8 a.m. Friday, followed by a Junior Fair Pet Show in the Small Arena at 9 a.m. Later in the morning, at 11 a.m., the Kiddie Tractor Pull of Champions will also be held at the Small Arena. Junior Fair participants will be attending the Junior Fair Awards Program at the RL Arena at 1 p.m.

The next activity of the day will be at 6 p.m., with Truck Pull happening at the Pull Track. Anyone who wants to show off their muscles, and anyone who wants to watch, can attend the arm wrestling event beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Grandstand. Finally at 8 p.m., Amix will take the Hill Stage for a performance.

The fair’s last day is just as action-packed as any other so far, with a roll call for all Market Livestock members at 8 a.m. Come see some adorable kids at the Hill Stage at 10 a.m. when the Pretty Baby Contest begins. Also at 10 a.m., ATV Drag Racing will begin, and the Livestock Sale will begin at the RL Arena. Also at the RL Arena at noon is the Dairy Sweepstakes.

Come for another electronics giveaway at 12:30 on the Hill Stage., followed by Gallia-Meigs Performing Arts at 1 p.m. on the same stage. Following the Performing Arts group, Klassik Heat will take Hill Stage at 2 p.m. At 5 p.m., Backroad Remedy will take the Hill Stage, followed by Karaoke with Kip starting at 7 p.m.

ATV Pulls will begin at 4 p.m. at the Pull Track, with a Youth Tractor Pull beginning at 7 p.m. A Tough Track Contest will begin next door at the Grandstand at 7 p.m.

Lastly, a “Hot” Garden Tractor Pull will begin at the Pull Track at 8 p.m., ending the 152nd Meigs County Fair.

Reach Lindsay Kriz at 740-444-4303.

“Yee yee!” Granger Smith, who has the alternate persona of Earl Dibbles Jr., performs Wednesday night to a packed crowd at the Grandstand. Smith said it had been a long time since he’d been in Ohio, and that he was honored to be in Meigs County to perform.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_IMG_2329-001.jpg“Yee yee!” Granger Smith, who has the alternate persona of Earl Dibbles Jr., performs Wednesday night to a packed crowd at the Grandstand. Smith said it had been a long time since he’d been in Ohio, and that he was honored to be in Meigs County to perform.

By Lindsay Kriz

lkriz@civitasmedia.com

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