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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Cherokee County Fair kicks off today

Thursday, July 12, 2007

The Cherokee County Fair begins today, July 12 and runs through July 15.

Thursday's activities include, swine, rabbit, poultry, and horse shows along with a flag presentation by the American Legion, and Vetrans of Foreign Wars by American Legion Post 230 and Vietnam Vetrans of America, Chapter 888 and a rodeo will end the night's festivities at 7:30 p.m.

Friday night activities include free watermelon by Heritage Bank and a performance by Tom Wurth at 7:30 p.m. Tom Wurth, a native to Marcus, is a contemporary country singer with traditional appeal. A teen dance will begin at 9 p.m.

Saturday calls for kid's day from noon - 4 p.m. along with the diaper derby, pedal tractor pull, and more 4 - H animal shows The evening entertainment includes a demolition derby at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday's events will be go kart races starting at 1 p.m. The Fair Queen contest will begin at 5:30 p.m..

Daily events include exhibits in the commercial buildings, family craft buildings and 4-H buildings. There will also be a petting zoo, pony rides and much more