Columbia County Fair Brings Summer of 2017 to a Close

  Firefighters from Columbia and surrounding counties march in the annual Firefighters Parade through Chatham Village, ending at the fairgrounds for an awards ceremony. The parade steps off on Saturday, Sept. 2 at 11 a.m. sponsored by A.Colarusso & Son, Inc. and Stewart’s Shops. CHATHAM -- The 177th Columbia County Fair brings the [...]


Who Will Be Columbia County Fair’s 2017 Schoolgirl Queen?

CHATHAM - Representatives of Columbia County’s six public high schools will compete for the title of 2017 Schoolgirl Queen on Friday, September 1, continuing a Columbia County Fair tradition that has endured for 80 years. At 6:00 p.m., the gowned contestants will arrive in vintage convertibles at the stage in front of the grandstand, where [...]


Advance Tickets for 2017 Columbia County Fair Go On Sale

CHATHAM --  Advance tickets for the 177th annual Columbia County Fair are now on sale throughout the region for the fair which takes place this year Aug. 30 through Sept. 4 at the Chatham Fairgrounds. Advance tickets are available now at the Fair Office at the fairgrounds off Route 203 here and starting Aug. 6 at [...]


Columbia County Fair Adds Giant Pumpkin Contest

Blake Rogers stands next to a giant pumpkin at a past Columbia County Fair. This is the first year the fair has included a separate Giant Pumpkin Contest. CHATHAM -- Gardeners with a serious green thumb who harvest a pumpkin weighing more than 75 pounds are encouraged to enter it in the first Columbia [...]

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