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The Annual Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia Officially Begins!

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Albany, GA (Tuesday, November 6, 2012) – Fair food, fun rides, good music and…racing pigs?! You heard us right. This week starts the Annual Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia, featuring a week long of fun activities for everyone in the family from a demolition derby to rides and free daily entertainment. The fair opens at 5 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. General admission is $6, children under 48 inches tall are $2 and infants in strollers are free. Event parking is also free.

Free Daily Entertainment:

• Buffalo Barfield Show
• Rockn’ A Ranch Petting Zoo
• Chase’s Racing Pigs
• Barney of Mayberry
• Club & School Exhibits
• Livestock Shows
• Musical Entertainment

2012 Fair Schedule:

Tuesday, Nov. 6th

Gate Opens at 5:00 p.m. (parking lot opens 30 min. before gate opens)

Harvey’s-Fox 31 Kid’s Day

Pick up a coupon from participating Harvey’s Supermarkets and you can purchase an “all you can ride” ticket for just $16.

Wednesday, Nov. 7th

Gate Opens at 5:00 p.m. (parking lot opens 30 min. before gate opens)

McDonald’s-WJIZ 96.3 Ride Day

Pick up a coupon at participating McDonald’s and you can purchase an “all you can ride” ticket for just $16.

3:00 p.m. Swine Show

Thursday, Nov. 8th

Gate Opens at 5:00 p.m. (parking lot opens 30 min. before gate opens)

McDonald’s-WJIZ 96.3 Ride Day

Pick up a coupon at participating McDonald’s and you can purchase an “all you can ride” ticket for just $16.

3:00 p.m. Goat Show

Friday, Nov. 9th

Gate Opens at 5:00 p.m. (parking lot opens 30 min. before gate opens)

9:00 a.m. FFA Middle School Lawnmower Registration

9:00 a.m. Landscaping & Horticulture Registration

9:30 a.m. FFA Middle School Lawnmower Competition

9:30 a.m. Landscaping & Horticulture Judging

10:00 a.m. Student Livestock Judging

3:00 p.m. Horticulture Identification Contest

4:00 p.m. Lamb Show

Saturday, Nov. 10th

Gate Opens at 11:00 a.m. (parking lot opens 30 min. before gate opens)

Unlimited kiddie rides from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. for only $12 sponsored by The Albany Herald.

12:00 p.m. Cattle Show

7:30 p.m. 17th Annual Demolition Derby Sponsored by Budweiser, Swain Equipment Company, B-100 FM and GENX 97.3.

Sunday, Nov. 11th

Gate Opens at 1:00 p.m. (parking lot opens 30 min. before gate opens)

Free Admission for Veterans and Half Price for Church Attendees

To show our respect for our veterans, there is no admission for active or retired veterans on Sunday with i.d. We are also offering church attendees half price fair admission from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. if you bring Sunday’s church bulletin.

This Year’s Sponsors:

B-100FM, Budweiser, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Fox 31, Harvey’s Supermarkets, Homerun Foods, McDonalds, Swain Equipment, Little Caesars, WALB10 News, WJIZ 96.3 and Walgreens

Purchase Tickets:

To purchase admission and ride armbands in advance, visit Albany’s local Walgreens and Homerun Foods stores.

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