Meigs fair winds down


By Michael Johnson - michaeljohnson@civitasmedia.com



This temporary resident of one of the fair’s barnyard stables attempts to eat its way to freedom during Wednesday’s Meigs County Fair in Pomeroy.


Michael Johnson | Daily Sentinel

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

For anyone looking for early morning fun, a Junior Fair Pet Show in the Small Arena begins 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.

Also at 1 p.m., Meigs County residents will be able to demonstrate their entertainment and showmanship abilities in the “Meigs Got Talent” contest.

At 6 p.m., the Truck Pull will take place at the Pull Track. Anyone who wants to show off their muscles or who wants to watch can attend the arm wrestling event at 7:30 p.m. at the Grandstand.

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

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 children at the Hill Stage at 9 a.m. when the Pretty Baby Contest begins. At 10 a.m., 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 ATV pulls at the Pull Track at 1 p.m.

Lady J and the Jimbo Karaoke will take the Hill Stage at 3 p.m. and, at the same time, the Youth Garden Tractor Pulls will take place at the Pull Track.

The Tough Track content begins at 7 p.m. and Karaoke with Kip takes the Hill Stage, also at 7 p.m.

The “Hot” Garden Tractor Pull at the Pull Track will end the 153rd Meigs County Fair.

Gates open at 7 a.m. and close at 11 p.m. General admission is $8, which includes all entertainment, stage shows and carnival rides. Children 2 and younger are admitted free. Parking is free.

Rides, provided by Brinkley Entertainment, will be open today from 1-4:30 p.m. and 6-11 p.m.

This temporary resident of one of the fair’s barnyard stables attempts to eat its way to freedom during Wednesday’s Meigs County Fair in Pomeroy.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_goat.jpgThis temporary resident of one of the fair’s barnyard stables attempts to eat its way to freedom during Wednesday’s Meigs County Fair in Pomeroy. Michael Johnson | Daily Sentinel

By Michael Johnson

michaeljohnson@civitasmedia.com

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