July 20, 2019
By: Dwayne Page
Five thousand dollars will be given away tonight (Saturday) as the DeKalb County Fair closes out its weeklong run for the year.
(View Photo Gallery of the DeKalb County Fair by clicking link below)
(Video below is of “Funky Cowboys” who performed on Memory Lane Stage at the Fair Friday Night)
Mevolyn Farless and Joseph Pack each won $500 Monday night but there were no winners on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday nights. All the money scheduled to be given away on those nights will be given tonight.
Drawings for $500 each will begin at 9:30 p.m. at the Lions Club Pavilion on the fairgrounds and you must be present to win. Since this is the last night of the fair, drawings will continue until all the money is given away. Your admission ticket to the fair is your ticket for the cash drawings.
Meanwhile the schedule of entertainment today is as follows:
Saturday, July 20:
*Horseshoe Tournament: Noon at the Tot Kelly barn
*Gospel Singing: 6:00 p.m. at the Lions Club Pavilion
*Super Tractor/Truck Pull: 7:00 p.m. at the T.C. McMillen Arena
*Cash Drawing-9:30 p.m. at the Lions Club Pavilion
Take a stroll down Memory Lane and enjoy entertainment at the Memory Lane Stage in Memory Village which features replicas of Prichard’s Motors, DeKalb Telephone Cooperative, Jennings’ Barber Shop, DeKalb Community Bank, Alexandria Drug Store, Jennings Produce, Alexandria Mercantile, and DeKalb County Fair Veterans Building.
Come see and hear this year’s performers sponsored by Wilson Bank & Trust.
Saturday, July 20:
6:30 p.m. Mid State Cloggers Team
7:45 p.m. Sadie Faith
Rides on the Midway will be provided by Prime Time Amusement. Unlimited rides will be available for $18.00.
Admission to the fair is $5.00 per person. Children age four and younger will be admitted free! Gates open at 4:00 p.m.. The exhibit building is open from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Parking is Free!