Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Blue Ribbon Fair

March 3, 2014 - 11:36am
1 year 21 weeks ago

We're just 160 days away from the Muskingum County Blue Ribbon Fair.

This year instead of one night of headline music the fair board has put together two nights. On Thursday August 14, Tyler Farr, the singer of the single "Redneck Crazy" will perform along with special guest Parmalee. Parmalee's hit song "Carolina" is currently in the Top 30 of the billboard country airplay.

The Swon Brothers best known from NBC's The Voice will take the stage Friday August 15...

August 15, 2012 - 11:10am
2 years 49 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Blue Ribbon Fair was a little on the noisy side Wednesday morning...

The third day of the Rooster Crowing Contest took place near the poultry barn at the fairgrounds. 10-year-old Tom Mozena had two roosters participating, and he says the trick to get them to crow is pretty simple.

"Well, we put ours in a box overnight... So he can't see. And then he wakes up and thinks it's morning."

About 10 birds are judged at a time. Contestants are not...

August 14, 2011 - 6:39pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

It was a rainy start for the Muskingum County Fair but all the more fitting for their unusual grand-opening.

The Muskingum County Fairgrounds were set to open with its 165th Annual Blue Ribbon Cutting earlier this evening when Fair Board President Darrel Cubbison decided it would be more fitting to honor Soil and Water Retiree Dick Sorg.

"We have a recipe it takes soil, it takes water, and then it takes one more ingredient -kids," said Cubbison. "So we're...

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