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“Something for EVERYONE and always in October” 
 
 
 

Celebrating our 105th Annual Exhibition

    

South Central Fair 2015 

October 13th-17th

 

Representing:

Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Lunenburg and Brunswick Counties

 

Check Out our NEW attractions in the entertainment schedule

 

Corn Hole Your Game !!

Enter the CORN HOLE Tournament Wednesday, October 14th

CASH Prizes see below

 

The ROWDY ROOSTER PUPPET Show and ROADSTER

 

Strolling Balloon Artist

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 South Central Fair celebrates it's 104th  Anniversary

 

  •  Check the Entertainment page for more information on this years entertainment
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  • Tuesday 6pm 

                      - Lawn Mower Pulls  *PLUS*

                     provided by the Halifax County Tractor Club

        
  • Wednesday 6pm

                            CORN HOLE Tournament

                             $30 Team -- entry fee before Oct. 4th

                             $40 Team -- entry after Oct. 4th 

             Rain or shine Prizes -- 1st place $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100

             Interested Contact Marilyn 434-917-1116

 

     
  • Thursday pm 

                     Local Gospel Groups Perform

                            at the grandstand 

                 UPLIFTING MUSIC for the Whole Family                  

     
  • Friday and Saturday 6pm

                   Stoney Roberts "Demolition Derby" 

                             

 Come out and help us celebrate our 105th 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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