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Columbia County ‘Faces of the Fair’ Portrays Fairgoers of all Ages

Kinderhook photographer and resident Jamie Hankin, whose “Faces of the Fair” is the theme of the 2018 Columbia County Fair, is creating a book of the thousands of photos he has taken over the last several years. Hankin’s photographs of the fair have been featured in brochures, advertising and promotional materials created by graphic designer [...]

2018-08-10T16:38:03-04:00

Columbia County Fair Scarecrow-Making Clinic Set for July 15

Soccer-playing scarecrows on display at last year’s fair. Individuals, families and groups are invited to participate in the free workshop with Mike DiMisa on July 15 at 9 a.m. at the faigrounds. Award-winning scarecrow maker Mike DiMisa of Ghent will lead a free scarecrow-making workshop July 15 at 9 a.m. in the Show [...]

2018-08-12T11:49:22-04:00

Columbia County Fair Demo Derby Entries Now Being Accepted

More than $1,400 in cash prizes and trophies will be awarded each night to this year’s winners of the 2018 Columbia County Fair Demolition Derby as the much-anticipated two-night fair favorite returns under the management of Stoney Roberts Promotions, Inc. for the second year in a row. Two nights of Demo Derby action roar into [...]

2018-06-30T13:02:14-04:00

Chatham High School Construction Class Builds New Fairgrounds Booth

CHS Residential Construction staff and students in front of the partially finished information booth front row from left: Teacher Shawn Caldwell, Triston Schermerhorn, Craig Coons, Valerie Denning, Kyle Nehmens. Back row from left: Rich Kratt, Jon Elbert, Randy Van Alstyne, Corey Dexheimer. (Photo by Patrick Wemitt) Columbia County fairgoers will be greeted in [...]

2018-06-11T09:24:22-04:00

Country Music Sensation Parmalee Headlines 2018 Columbia County Fair

Country music band Parmalee will be the headline entertainment for the 2018 Columbia County Fair performing two shows Sunday, Sept. 2 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the Main Stage in front of the grandstand, according to John Craft, Entertainment Committee Chairman. Sponsored by the Hudson River Bank and Trust Co. Foundation, the concert is [...]

2018-05-22T12:02:15-04:00

County Fair Scholarship Program

The Columbia County Fair is announcing they are participating in the New York State Association of County Fairs scholarship program. There will be seven (7) $1,000 scholarships awarded by the state association. In conjunction with this the Columbia County Fair Association in Chatham will also award two additional (2) $1000 scholarships to Columbia County residents. [...]

2018-02-07T15:35:22-04:00

Results of Fair’s Farm Tractor Pull

Here are results of the September 1 Farm Tractor Pull at the 2017 Columbia County Fair, which attracted 125 entries and was coordinated by Larry Saulpaugh. 2,500 lb. Class - First, Devin Poucher; second, Stephanie Poucher; third, Zack Baker; fourth, Gene Geddes; fifth, Brenda Baker 3,000 lb. Class - First, Devin Poucher; second, Stephanie Poucher; [...]

2018-05-22T12:10:37-04:00

Fair Awards Firefighters Parade Trophies

Greenport, Niverville, and Lake and Millerton won the top trophies in the Columbia County Fair’s 67th annual Firefighters Parade on Saturday, September 2. Greenport was awarded the Charles “Rip” Vogel Memorial Award for Overall Best Appearing Columbia County Unit With Auxiliary. Niverville won the Philip D. Mickle Memorial Award for Overall Best Appearing Columbia County [...]

2018-05-22T12:11:24-04:00