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“Something for EVERYONE and always in October” 
 
 
 

Celebrating our 106th Annual Exhibition

    

South Central Fair 2016 

October 11th-15th

 

Representing:

Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Lunenburg and Brunswick Counties

 

Check Out our NEW attractions in the entertainment schedule

 

 

EVERYDAY *FREE* GROUND SHOWS

 

AGRICADABRA - A FARM MAGIC SHOW

BRAD COMEDY HYPNOTIST

GENE'S FARM VENTRILOGIST SHOW

A STROLLING BALLOON ARTIST

  

Strolling Balloon Artist

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 South Central Fair celebrates it's 106th  Anniversary

 

  •  Check the Entertainment page for more information on this years entertainment

 

  • Everyday  *FREE*  Ground Shows

AGRICADABRA - A FARM MAGIC SHOW

 

BRAD COMEDY HYPNOTIST

 

GENE'S FARM VENTRILOGIST SHOW

 

A STROLLING BALLOON ARTIST

     
  • Tuesday 6pm 

                      - Lawn Mower Pulls  *PLUS*

                     provided by the Halifax County Tractor Club

                                 
  • Friday and Saturday 6pm

                   Stoney Roberts "Demolition Derby" 

                             

 Come out and help us celebrate our 106th year

 

                     Interesting Fair Facts:

 

 

  • The County Fair began in the early 1900’s when area farmers in MecklenburgCounty gathered to determine who had “bragging rights” to the largest livestock, and home-grown vegetables.
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  • The Miss South Central Fair Pageant began in 1958 and has produced two state winners and two first runner-ups to that title
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  • While horse racing was legal, it was the main event at the fair
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  • During the early years  The event would kick off on Tuesday with a large parade down Main Street Chase City. Schools closed so students could participate and many state politicians were on hand for the opening of the fair.
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  • In 1919, Governor Westmoreland Davis spoke on the opening day with Congressman Watkins M. Abbott.

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