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Cole Shows - Providing the midway games and rides every day of the fair.

See Fair program for specific operating times. 

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Bruiser Wrestling Federation, local to Appomattox County, has a main event scheduled for Saturday September 30th, 2023, in the Varner Building. 

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Beef Cattle Show

Held on Tuesday, Sept 26th at 6:30PM in the Varner Building.

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Dairy Cattle Show

Held on Friday, Sept 29th at 6:30PM in the Varner


Open Air Building Events

Tuesday, Sept 26th - 5:30-7:30 Pm - Wildlife Wonders Exhibit

Ever wondered what an owl pellet is?  Ever wondered how owls can eat whole mice or voles - where do the bones go?  Want to know more about animal tracks, pelts, skulls and such?  Come to the Wildlife Wonders program to learn about Virginia Wildlife with many hands on activities available.

Wednesday, Sept 27th - 5:30-7:30pm - Floral design program

Floral Design 101:  Did you know you could enter floral arrangements into the fair Come lean about different design types that can be entered!  You will get to see how to make a variety of designs from current floral design students from Appomattox County High School!

Thursday, Sept 28th - 5:30-7:30pm - Engineering challenge

Come on down to the Open Air building at 5:30pm or 6:30pm to start your build.  You will be given materials and the challenge - you will have till 6:15 pm or 7:15 pm to create your engineering design to complete the challenge.  We will test and score the designs at 6:15 pm or 7:15 pm.  Your design can then be entered in the fair in a special category to win ribbons and premiums.  Bring your creativity and willingness to think outside the box and have some fun with us.

Friday, Sept 29th - 7:00pm - Pie Eating Contest

Pre-registration is recommend but not required.   See the Pie Eating details / rules / registration under the Contest tab.


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Sheep Show 

Held on Tuesday Sept 26th following the Beef Cattle Show.

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Goat Show 

Held on Tuesday Sept 26th following the Beef Cattle Show.

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Five County Fair Beauty Pageants 

From ages 5 - 22, we have a class you can compete in. 

These shows will be held on Wednesday (Little Miss, Petite Miss, and Junior, Miss Five County Fair) and Thursday (Teen Miss, and Miss Five Five County Fair). 

Click the picture if interested to join.

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