Come for the Exhibits, Stay for the Music

Jamaican born Jimy Graham (Yup, that’s the correct spelling.) will be among the musicians featured at this year’s Columbia County Fair in Chatham, NY. Jimy is heavy into Motown and the currently trending sounds of the Caribbean. Among others he’s recorded and/or toured with Wilson Pickett, Peter Tosh and Grace Jones. The guitarist is [...]

2019-06-17T15:44:41-04:00

Fair Scholarship Details Announced

The Columbia County Agricultural Society is reminding students that applications for the Fair Scholarships must be completed and returned by August 1st. Applicants must be active in the Fair as an exhibitor, presenter, volunteer or in some other capacity. To further agriculture in the county, the Columbia County Agricultural Society will be offering [...]

2019-06-10T12:39:32-04:00

The Demolition Derby: White Doors, White Knuckles

All the fun of road rage and none of the consequences. The Demolition Derby literally brings brave men and women together behind the wheels of expendable vehicles. The object is to hit your opponents so hard that their cars stop running. Last man or woman still able to drive, wins. CHATHAM – “It’s [...]

2019-06-08T18:26:31-04:00

Behind the Scenes at the Chatham Fairgrounds

Fair officials and volunteers work year ‘round planning for a bigger and better Columbia County Fair. This year, construction of a new ramp providing wheelchair access to the Fair Office is just one of the projects in the works. Discussions of improvements start almost a year ahead of time. The 2019 Fair in Chatham [...]

2019-06-01T13:14:37-04:00