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It’s Fair Time

South Boston News / October 04, 2017
The South Central Fair returns to the Chase City fairgrounds for opening night Tuesday, Oct. 10. The fair runs through Sunday, with Cole Amusements providing the Midway entertainment for youngsters and other fun loving folks throughout the week.

Wristbands are available for special rates on the rides, and there will be special entertainment in the grandstand area on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings.

Wednesday, there will be a quarter scale tractor pull in the grandstand area. Later in the week, Stoney Roberts will be providing the demolition derby action on both Friday and Saturday nights.

The fair, in its 107th year in Chase City, also offers free ground shows each night through Saturday with Brad Matchett, a comedy hypnotist performing as well as Agricadabra, a farm magic show also providing special entertainment.

Area students will present an Agricultural/Science Fair on opening night, Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Exhibits and livestock will be accepted for competitive judging on Sunday, from 1:30-5 p.m. and on Monday, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Baked goods and flowers will be accepted Tuesday, from 7:45 a.m.-8:45 a.m.

All buildings and the barn will be closed from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for judging on Tuesday.

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