Plenty to do at the Chilton County Fair

Published 11:22 pm Friday, September 24, 2010

September brings three things to Chilton County, and they all begin with ‘F’ — fall, fun and the fair.

Following is a basic, day-by-day guide of activities offered at the fair, which is being held Sept. 27 through Oct. 2 at the Chilton County Fairgrounds on Airport Road:


•Little Ones Farm Exhibit, 6-8 p.m. — Sponsored by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Chilton County 4-H, this exhibit introduces children to agriculture through hands-on activities such as a petting zoo, fishpond and an observation hive with honeybees. It’s free after admission.


•Goat and Lamb Show, 6 p.m.: This year, the lamb show involves animals from across the state, while the goat show is limited to Chilton County and adjacent counties.

•Attitudes Dance Group will perform at 6:30 p.m.

•Cast members of Chilton County High School’s “Blast from the Past” will perform a few oldies for the crowd at 7 p.m.

•The popular Demolition Derby will return at 7 p.m.


•Southern Pride Band will take to the stage at 7 p.m.


•The Steer Show for Chilton County Beef Club members will be held at 6 p.m.

•Children’s choirs from churches around the county will sing at 6:30 p.m.

•Gospel music acts Gene Lowery and The Samaritans, bluegrass group The Hoggle Family, Adreane Barrington and Maddy Barrington, 7-9 p.m.


•Youth Tae Kwon Do performance, 6:30 p.m.

•Gospel music acts return to the stage, including Percy Scott and The Fishers of Men, Gary McKee, and Anna Wilson.


•Beef Show, 3 p.m.

•Gates for the fair open early at 5 p.m.

The Chilton County Fair is sponsored by the Clanton Kiwanis Club. Admission is $4 per person, and children 3 and under get in free. All proceeds will go toward local charities.

Gates will open at 6 p.m. each night except Saturday, when gates open at 5 p.m.

Just a reminder: Exhibit entries must be brought to the exhibit building on Saturday, Sept. 25, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Baked goods should be entered on Sept. 27 between 8 and 9 a.m.