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4H Programs

4H Programs Led by skilled adult volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia County, diverse youth from Columbia County exhibit their club creations and project work or show their livestock in friendly competition throughout the 6-day fair. For information, visit http://ccecolumbiagreene.org/4-h-and-youth-development


Columbia County Fair Scarecrow-Making Clinic Set for July 16

Ghent resident Mike DiMisa, right, shows young fairgoers how to build an elephant from straw. DiMisa will lead the sixth annual scarecrow-making clinic at the fairgrounds on July 16. Individuals, families and groups are invited to participate in the free workshop. CHATHAM – Award-winning scarecrow maker Mike DiMisa of Ghent will lead a [...]


Columbia County Fair Demo Derby Entries Now Being Accepted

CHATHAM -- More than $1,400 in cash prizes and trophies will be awarded each night to this year’s winners of the 2017 Columbia County Fair Demolition Derby as the much-anticipated two-night fair favorite returns under the management of Stoney Roberts Promotions, Inc. after a 25-year hiatus. Two nights of Demo Derby action roar into the [...]


Columbia County Agricultural Society to Support Ag Education With Scholarships

The Columbia County Agricultural Society, the not-for-profit organization that proudly presents the Columbia County Fair over Labor Day weekend, is launching a college scholarship program. It will award $1,000 merit scholarships to two students who have been active in the Columbia County Fair as an exhibitor, presenter, volunteer, or in some other capacity. Applicants must be completing their senior year at any high school [...]


Country Music Star Travis Tritt Headlines 2017 Columbia County Fair

Country music artist Travis Tritt will be the headline entertainment for the 2017 Columbia County Fair performing one show Sunday, Sept. 3 at 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 free [...]

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