County fair schedules

August 24, 2005

Three county fairs are under way in the Tri-State area and will continue through Saturday. Here is a schedule of upcoming highlights for the fairs in Franklin and Fulton counties in Pennsylvania, and the Jefferson County Fair in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia:

Franklin County, Pa.

The Franklin County Fair is held at the Chambersburg Rod and Gun Club of Pa. 995 in Williamson, Pa.

Today's events include:

- 7 p.m. - Truck and tractor pull

- 7 p.m. - Talent contest

Fulton County, Pa.

The Fulton County Fair is at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, 888 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, Pa.

Today's events include:

- 6 p.m. - Horse pie bingo


- 7:30 p.m. - Full-size car demolition derby

Jefferson County, W.Va.

The Jefferson County Fair is at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, three miles west of Charles Town, W.Va., on Leetown Pike.

Today's events include:

- 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Free admission for ages 55 and older

- 6:30 p.m. - Antique tractor pull

- 7:30 p.m. - Ronnie McDowell show

- 8 p.m. - Ice cream-eating and milk-drinking contests

- 8:15 p.m. - Hay bale toss contest

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