NEWS

Gearing up for 2017!

The Albemarle County Fair Board is gearing up for the upcoming Albemarle County Fair on August 3 through August 5. Hours of operation will be Thursday, August 3 from 4pm until 9pm; Friday, August 4 from 10am until 9pm; Saturday, August 5 from 10am until 9pm.  Admission is $5, children under 6 free. The Albemarle County Fair will be held using indoor and outdoor exhibit space including the pavilion and grounds of James Monroe’s Highland located in Charlottesville. This event promises traditional family fun in a historic setting. In addition to this year’s longer hours, 2017 features more fun-filled attractions.

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A fun and festive “Old-Time Country Fair,” the 2017 Albemarle County Fair will be a three-day agricultural celebration, complete with farm animals, exhibits, baked goods, crafts, family entertainment, livestock, and grand old-time country fun! In conjunction with the Albemarle County Fair, James Monroe’s Highland will offer a selection of demonstrations and exhibits about historic crafts.

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The AFC Board thanks the community for their interest and continued support and looks forward to sharing and celebrating the best of our rich and lively agricultural community at the 2017 Fair at James Monroe’s Highland.

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For more information please contact the Albemarle County Fair President Don Toms at don.toms@sscoop.com.