Butler County Fair dates set

Published 11:37 pm Friday, September 4, 2009

The 55th Annual Butler County Fair returns this autumn as a four-day event, kicking off on Wednesday, September 30 and ending on Friday, October 3.

Arts, crafts, and other entries will be accepted as usual on Sunday, September 27, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and Monday, September 28, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The livestock, fowl, and other animals will be accepted on Wednesday from 8 a.m. until noon.

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Entertainment is planned for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights, along with Rosco’s Big Saturday Night Show, starting at 6 p.m.

Saturday, the lamb show kicks off at 2 p.m.

Archway Amusements will return with an array of carnival games and rides.

Pick up the fair tabloid with all the details at the following locations after September 8: Whitney Bank (downtown).

Citizens Bank, First Lowndes Bank, Butler County Bank, Greenville-Butler County Public Library, Butler County Extension Service and Butler County Land & Title Company.

For more information, contact the following individuals: (Lamb Show) Donnie Goneke, 334-376-9139; (Arts & Crafts) Linda Luman, 334-376-9139; (Arts and Photos) Dale Gates, 334-371-5437; (Entertainment) Chris Sells, 334-382-9200; (Livestock and Fowl), Dave Jordan, 334-382-9200; (Commercial Booths) Annie Glenn Branum, 334-391-2438, (Community Booths) Joanne Matthews, 334-383-9688. For all other information regarding the fair, contact Eddie Pope at 334-382-6977 or Richard Branum at 334-371-2000.