Macon County Fair opens in Franklin

The 60th annual Macon County Fair will be Sept. 11-14 at the Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center in Franklin.

Highlights of the event include opening ceremonies at 1 p.m. Sept. 11, cross-cut saw demonstration at 6 p.m. Sept. 12, barbecue supper at 3 p.m. Sept. 13, kids pedal tractor pull at 6 p.m. Sept. 13, cake contest at 11 a.m. Sept. 14, tractor driving contest at 2 p.m. Sept. 14. There will also be numerous livestock shows, entertainment and live music throughout the fair. 

For a complete schedule, click on www.themaconcofair.com/agricultural-fair-franklin-nc.

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