The 150th DeKalb County Fair in Alexandria will be held July 24th through July 29th.
The theme of this year's fair is \"Spotlighting 150 years of Memories\"
The following events are scheduled:
Monday, July 24th: Junior Fair Princess Pageant at 6:00 p.m. followed by the Fairest of the Fair Pageant at the Lions Club Pavilion.
Tuesday, July 25th: Little Mr. and Miss Pageant at 6:00 p.m. at the Lions Club Pavilion; Go-Cart Racing at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilltop Arena; and a Horse Show at 7:00 p.m. at the Grandstand.
Wednesday, July 26th: Little Miss Princess Pageant at 6:00 p.m. followed by the Miss Sweetheart Pageant at the Lions Club Pavilion; a Cattle Show at 6:00 p.m. at the Grandstand; and Four Wheeler and Motorcycle Racing at 6:00 p.m. at the Hilltop Arena.
Thursday, July 27th: Senior Citizen Day activities at 9:00 a.m. at the Lions Club Pavilion; a Baby Show at 6:00 p.m. followed by a Vintage Fashion Show at the Lions Club Pavilion; and Lawn Mower Racing at 7:00 p.m. at the Hilltop Arena.
Friday, July 28th: Toddler Show at 6:00 p.m. followed by Gospel Singing at the Lions Club Pavilion; an Antique Tractor Pull at 6:00 p.m. at the Hilltop Arena; and a Demolition Derby at 7:00 p.m. at the Grandstand.
Saturday, July 29th: a Horse Shoe Tournament at 3:00 p.m. at the barn; a performance by the DeKalb County High School Band at 5:00 p.m.; Karaoke and Games at 5:30 p.m. at the Lions Club Pavilion; Live Band and Dancing at 8:30 p.m. at the pavilion; and a Super Tractor and Truck Pull at 6:00 p.m. at the Hilltop Arena.
Music in celebration of the decades will be featured each night around 5:45 p.m. and there will be a $1,000 cash give away each night at 9:00 p.m. at the Lions Club Pavilion. You must be present to win. Any unclaimed money during the week will be given away on Saturday night.
WSMV Channel 4's Snow Bird will be at the fair on Tuesday, July 25 from 5-7 p.m.
Rides on the Midway will be provided by the Family Attractions Amusement Company. Unlimited rides will be available each night for $14.00.
The fair will feature lots of delicious foods and many commercial, agricultural, and women's exhibits.
Admission to the fair is $3.00 per person. Children under age six will be admitted free! Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. Parking is Free!
All non-perishable exhibit items must be brought to the fairgrounds on Saturday, July 15 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and all perishable exhibit items must be brought to the fairgrounds on Saturday, July 22 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Premium (Exhibit) books containing detailed information on entering items in the fair are available at the Smithville and Alexandria libraries; DeKalb Community Bank; Liberty State Bank; Regions Bank; and at the Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce.
For more information, call 529-FAIR or visit on-line at www.dekalbcountyfair.us or dekalbtn.com.