Saturday marked the beginning of the 100th annual Lincoln County Fair in Fayetteville. From Sept. 6-13, the Lincoln County Fairgrounds will be the home of fun and entertainment. The week will be packed with rides, entertainment, competition and harness races, along with plenty of good food.
Concerts through the week include 4-Miles Gone on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m., Jon Pardi at 8 p.m. and Parmalee at 9 p.m.
At the close of the Fair on Saturday, Sept. 13, Chris Lane, of Kernersville, N.C., is featured at 8 p.m. with Brett Eldredge at 9 p.m.
Prior to the fair, on Tuesday, Sept. 2, and Wednesday, Sept. 3, entries for 4-H, Dept. 40 (all sections) and Dept. 42 (sections 1-3) will be accepted in the Darrell Hale Building from 3 until 7 p.m.
On Thursday, Sept. 4, judging for 4-H, Dept. 40 (all sections) and Dept. 42 (sections 1-3) will begin at 9 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 5, at noon begins the 14th Annual Barbecue Cook-Off Youth and Adult set-up.
Also on Friday, entries for the agricultural department will be accepted at the Darrell Hale Building from 1 until 7 p.m. This will include entries for 4-H, Department 41 (all sections) and Dept. 42 (section 4). In addition, entries will be accepted for the creative living department at the Creative Living Building.
Saturday, Sept. 6
Fair kick-off is Saturday, Sept. 6, with Armband Day — all you can ride from 1 p.m. until closing. Gate admission is $20 for ages six and up.
Entries for the agricultural department will be accepted from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. Those entries include 4-H, Dept. 41 (all sections) and Dept. 42 (section 4) in the Darrell Hale Building.
Judging in the creative living department starts at 10 a.m., with the 14th Annual Barbecue Cook-Off Youth and Adult event beginning at 11 a.m. The agricultural department judging begins at 12 noon. At 1 p.m. is judging for the 4-H, Dept. 41 (all sections) and Dept. 42 (section 4). Brangus and Limosin Showmanship Class and Shows (including 4-H, FFA & Open) will take place at 2 p.m. The Jr. Meat Goat show starts at 4 p.m.
A concert by 4 Miles Gone, a Lincoln County band, will get underway at 7 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 7
Sunday gate admission is $7 for ages six and up or Armband Day is available for All You Can Ride for $20 from 1 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Dairy Goat Showmanship Class and Shows (4-H, FFA & Open) starts at 10 a.m. The Tennessee Miniature Horse Volunteers Fun Show registration is from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with the show beginning at 2 p.m.
Miniature Horse Presentation is before the Quarter Horse races.
The Miniature Horse Sulky Races will be held during the Quarter Horse Race.
The Quarter Horse Races, Pony Races and Mule Races will be held at 1:30 p.m.
The Draft Horse Show and Mule Show will follow the Quarter Horse races.
Gate admission on Monday is $7 for ages six and up. Entries for Creative Living Cooking, as well as 4-H Department Cooking are from 7:30 a.m. until 12 noon in the Darrell Hale Building.
Judging for Creative Living Cooking and 4-H Department Cooking is at 1 p.m. Then, at 5 p.m., the Dairy Cattle Showmanship Class and Shows (4-H, FFA and Open) Market Hog and Swine Showmanship Class and Shows (4-H, FFA and Open) take place.
At 6 p.m. the Little Miss Pageant kicks off on the Lincoln County Fair grandstand stage, immediately followed by the Miss Teen Pageant. The Fairest of the Fair Pageant immediately follows the Miss Teen Pageant.
Tuesday, Sept. 9
Tuesday is Senior Citizens’ Recognition Day. Admission for seniors ages 62 and up is $2 all day. Gate admission for ages six and up is $7. Entries for the Creative Living Flowers contest are from 8 until 11 a.m. in the Creative Living Building.
Harness racing and the Antique Tractor Exhibit start at 2 p.m. The Commercial Heifer, Hereford and Polled Hereford Showmanship Class and Shows (4-H, FFA & Open) will be held at 5 p.m.
Harness Races get off to a start at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 10
On Wednesday the gate admission is $7 for ages six and up.
Harness races are at 2 p.m. Demolition Derby begins at 7 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 11
Harness races on Thursday start at 2 p.m. A Poultry Show and Sale will be at 4:30 p.m. The sale will follow the awards presentation.
That day gate admission is $7 for ages six and up, but from 5 p.m. to closing it’s LCF Sponsors Coupon Night, all you can ride is $15 with a coupon or $20 without a coupon.
Simmental, Shorthorn, Shorthorn Plus and Other Breeds Showmanship Class and Shows (4-H, FFA and Open) start at 6 p.m.
Harness races begin at 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 12
Gate admission on Friday is $10 for ages six and up. Harness races resume at 2 p.m. with Red Angus and Aberdeen Angus Showmanship Class and Shows (4-H, FFA and Open) at 5 p.m. and a Sanctioned Truck and Tractor Pull to take place at 7 p.m.
Saturday Sept. 13
On the final night of the fair, it’s Armband Day, All You Can Ride for $20 from 1 until 5:30 p.m.
The 4-H Sheep Fun Class will begin at 10 a.m., the 4-H Wool on Parade at 10:20 a.m., the 4-H Clover Style Show at 12 noon and the 4-H Fun With Fashion at 12:30 p.m. All of the 4-H events will take place in the Darrell Hale Building.
Harness races begin at 1 p.m.
Sheep Showmanship Class and Shows (4-H, FFA and Open) begin at 2 p.m. An Antique Tractor Presentation will take place during the harness racing.
The evening is capped off by entertainment by country music singers Chris Lane at 8 p.m. and Brett Eldredge at 9 p.m.