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August 22, 2009

It’s Fair Time in Pontotoc County. Come Join the Fun!

Well, things are busy around the Pontotoc County OSU Extension Office with the 93rd Annual Pontotoc County Fair just a week away and it promises to be the biggest and best ever!

The Fair will run from Tuesday, Sept. 1 through Saturday, Sept. 5 at the Pontotoc County Fairgrounds in Ada.

The Heart Of America will be the feature attraction this year with the popular teen ages rides like the Zero Gravity, Mardi Gras, Cliffhanger, Orbiter, Kamikazie, Mindwinder, Star Trooper and Century Wheel. The small children will be excited to see the Buggy the Whale Ride, Umbrellas, Jumping Stars and Boats.

The carnival will be open nightly from 6 p.m. – midnight starting Wednesday, September 2nd thru Saturday, September 5th. Listen to your local radio stations for your chance to win a free armband. Saturday September 5th the carnival host a Family Fun Day from 2 – 5 p.m. with discount prices on armbands.

Let’s Talk Food! What better place to experience fair food than the Heart of America Carnival, from Popcorn, to Funnel Cakes and Cotton Candy to Lemonade, you will not want to miss it! Other concessions at the fair will host items that will tempt your taste buds like homemade root beer; deep fried twinkies; strawberry newports; fried pies; fresh squeezed limeaids; baked potatoes, corndogs and much more.

New this year will be the stage under the starts with FREE Entertainment each night staring at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nashville recording artist The Boyle Brothers will performing. This brother group has performed around Nashville and Branson.

Taking the Stage Friday night will be Ada’s own, Clancy Davis and Friend. These high energy performers offer old and new country and gospel music sure to please all.

Saturday the fair goes Red Dirt with JAGG, a local red dirt band that is sure to please the crowd.

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