Monday, October 9, 2017

TOTAL Ministries Canned Food Drive for TOTAL Ministries of Spartanburg County. Telling others they are loved. TOTAL Ministries * 300 Union Street, Suite B * Spartanburg, SC 29306 * (864) 585-9167 * www.totalministries.org Help Support TOTAL Ministries bring Canned Food to Donate To Their Food Pantry.

Special Deal for Monday Only

On Monday, any and all adults may bring three (3) cans of food to donate to TOTAL Ministries of Spartanburg and receive $5.00 admission to the Fair. Children may bring three (3) cans of food and receive $2.00 admission. The Fair has a great line up of free entertainment and is a bargain at full price BUT here’s an opportunity to help a wonderful nonprofit organization that assists many worthy people every day through emergency situations. It is a win, win for everyone! Please have a heart and take part.

Three cans of Food = $5.00 Adult Admission

Three cans of Food = $2.00 Child Admission

Please participate and help this nonprofit help others in our community!

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017

Senioir DayFREE DAY FOR SENIORS, VETERANS AND SCHOOL CHILDREN Gates open at 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Everyone must exit the fairgrounds by 3:oo pm. Grounds must be cleaned to reopen at 4:00 pm for our regular day. Prizes Given Out Randomly All Day To Children and Seniors No Forms to Fill Out * No Ticket Drawings * No Games To Play * Simply Watch For The Prize Patrol As They Roam The Midway Handing Out Prizes, Gift Cards, and Cash Money! Merry Go Round Open on Wednesday. Enjoy!
Reithoffer Shows

Thank You to the Reithoffer Shows

BRING ALL THE CHILDREN TO THE FAIR! IT’S INTERESTING, EDUCATIONAL, AND JUST PLAIN FUN!

BINGO! BINGO! BINGO! IS BACK! WooHoo!

ALL WEEK!

Amer Leg Baseball.Visit American Legion Post #28 in the Agriculture Building to view their beautiful display of Wartime Prints and get a history lesson at the same time! The Old American Legion Baseball, fully restored, will be on display at the fair!
 New to the Fair this year * Glow Vibe Golf * Fun for the whole family * Bright lights and great prizes *
bubblebots-race-2016soccerbots-2016Come and play “Bubble Bots” on the infield * Fun new event suitable for all ages * Play with your family or a group of friends * New, Different, Lots of Fun *
Stunt Bike.1Stunt Bike.3Stunt Bike.2 First time at the Fair this year, an amazing “Stunt Bike Show”. Unbelievable riding routines with a scary quality guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat. This is a “Don’t Miss” act for every age.
Butterfly Exhibit.1Butterfly Exhibit.2 Once again the Fair will present ** A Live Butterfly Exhibit **, fully enclosed so you may enter and view these beautiful creatures up close and personal. An experience to remember! Bring your children and your grandchildren to view and interact with the butterflies in their habitat. ** The Live Butterfly Exhibit ** is truly a unique experience that all ages will enjoy and be talking about for years. Last year, the exhibit drew more adults than children. This vendor also offers beautiful butterfly inspired jewelry and small keepsakes. Maggie.ThompsonMaggie Thompson MUSIC will be in concert on the Community Stage on Sunday, October 15, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Come out and experience this hot young talent from Spartanburg who is on her way up in the local music scene. She always has a good time.   wrestling2016.1     wrestling2016.3The Saturday night wrestling program is going to be spectacular presented by The Lynx Wrestling Alliance. * * 8:00 pm under the Pavilion on the infield. * * Come on down and see what all the excitement is about.      

Musical Entertainment:

FREE MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT EACH NIGHT OF THE FAIR

The Community Stage will be rocking every night with great music from local artists with distinctive sounds. The bands will take the stage at 7:30 pm. Don’t miss a single performance!

ALL WEEK LONG

Joey Banks Joey Banks enjoys every aspect http://piedmontinterstatefair.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/wrestling2016.1.jpgof the Fair…especially the FOOD! See him every night at the Food Court as you and your family and friends enjoy your Fair Food!

MONDAY

Monkey Hill Band Logo Monkey Hill Band Members MONKEY HILL will be performing on Monday evening on the Community Stage beginning at 7:30 pm. COME OUT ON MONDAY EVENING AND ENJOY THE MUSIC OF THE NEW MONKEY HILL * * THE FAIR IS VERY PLEASED TO HAVE THIS GREAT LOCAL BAND JOIN OUR STAGE FOR 2017 * * Rich Proctor, guitar/vocals * John Hovelsrud, guitar/vocals * Steve Hyatt, drums * Rick Kloskey, bass *

TUESDAY

Jukebox 45 Band will be performing *Oldies but Goldies* on the Community Stage beginning at 7:30 pm. Many memories are kindled by the thoughts of a Jukebox and a special “45” being played on it. If you missed out on these good times and excellent music, this band will take you back. * Bob Fitzgerald-Lead Singer * Michael Blocker-Bass Guitar and vocals * Art Creaney-Lead Guitar and vocals * Aaron McConaghy-Drummer * Wally Lauzon-Keyboards and vocals *

WEDNESDAY

10:30 am on the Community Stage * * A Special performance by Salti Ray, a local group comprised of Mary Norris and Noelle Taylor (vocals and multiple instruments), Joshua Hoffman (bass guitar) and Josh Smith (drums) />
   

WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY

7:30 pm on the Community Stage SOUL INTENT BAND Formed in 2011, Soul Intent is composed of five talented and dedicated musicians from Spartanburg. The band plays classic R&B and Funk, as well as Rock n Roll. The Band’s purpose is to bring a good time to any event with its high energy and professional sound. They provide just the right mix for any occasion. The musicians pictured to the left form Soul Intent. They are seasoned and very talented; Jesse Madden on drums and vocals, Chuck Wilson on bass and vocals, Mark Kennedy on guitar, Bomar Jackson on keyboard and vocals along with Ms. Erica Moore, vocalist. This band will highlight “Fall Nights and Carnival Lights!” Don’t Miss It!

Also on Friday Night on the Infield stage

FIESTA NIGHT Entertainment especially for our Latino Friends SONIDO INOVADOR. With DJ Matatan y DJ Memix Piedmont Interestate Fair te invita cordialmente el proximo Viernes 13 de Octubre a celebrar el “FIESTA LATINA”. Ven y disfruta de los juegos mecanicos, shows para ninos, monta de ponys, show de camiones monstruo, antojitos mexicanos, y muchas otras atracciones; Ademas tendremos musica en espanol a cargo de SONIDO INOVADOR. DJ Matatan y DJ Memix estaran poniendo el toque hispano a la noche al ritmo de Tribal, Banda, Bachata, Merengue, Cumbia, y todo lo que quieras bailar. Ven y disfruta con toda tu familia de este super evento para la comunidad hispana!!! “Todos tendremos un feliz momento en el granero de la feria ven a disfrutar con nosotros.” English Translation: Piedmont Interstate Fair cordially invites you Friday, October 13 to celebrate the “FIESTA NIGHT”. Come and enjoy the rides, shows for kids, pony rides, monster trucks ride, helicopter fly overs, petting zoo, Mexican dishes, and many other attractions; Also we will have music in Spanish by SONIDO INOVADOR. DJ Matatan y DJ Memix will be putting the Hispanic touch to the evening to the rhythm of Tribal, Banda, Bachata, Merengue, Cumbia, and all you want to dance. Come and enjoy with your family this super event for the Hispanic community!!!

Everybody…bring a friend and enjoy “Fall Nights and Carnival Lights” at the Fair! JOIN IN!

Silver Travis Band

FRIDAY

7:30 pm on the Community Stage Silver Travis Band Don’t miss this famous local band and the great music they play!

SATURDAY

7:30 pm on the Community Stage The Enforcers return to the Fair this year bringing their toe tapping music. Put on your dancing shoes!

Exhibit Halls:

Community Market Place

Don’t miss the Community Market Place with all of the interesting and educational booths. Check out all the vendors, visit the City and County Police and Fire Booths for many useful educational materials, talk to the cute robots, or just enter all the great drawings being offered by our vendors. The Hejaz Shriners will be selling tickets on a new impressive Kubota RTV 400 with towing trailer or $9,000.00 CASH to benefit the Shriners Children’s Hospital. WOW, what an opportunity to win great prizes and help the many children in need. Stop by the Emmanual Baptist Church Booth for all kinds of treats from free popcorn and drinks to homemade fried apple pies. These wonderful people do a great job of making everyone feel welcome and appreciated.

House of Flowers

The House of Flowers debuts a miniature county fair display surrounded by a mulitude of greenery, hanging baskets and flowers presented by your “green thumbed” friends and neighbors along with local florists and nurseries. This new format in no way interferes with anyone displaying their horticulture specimens or floral arrangements. There will be plenty of room for amateurs throughout the fair. This year’s Art Show will be huge (as always). Come and see the talent of our local school children in addition to professional artists’ entries. The Art Window Project returns! Local art teachers will display beautifully painted old house windows that will be available for purchase in a “Silent Auction”. Hobbies and Crafts entries will be under the leadership of Mrs. Pat A. Wren. Please check out the 2017 Premium Book , pick one of the many, many categories and enter your best effort. Do so and you could win ribbons and money! Hobbies and Crafts offer hundreds of categories to accommodate every person’s favorite pastime. The House of Flowers will also display the 2017 Let’s Have A Party Contest sponsored by the Piedmont Interstate Fair. This contest will present twenty-five (25) dressed tables in formal, casual or holiday themed “tablescapes”. Our 2017 A Chair For The Fair Competition will also be exhibited in the House of Flowers. Please come by and VOTE for your personal choice for the People’s Choice Award for the tablescapes and the decorated chairs. Don’t Miss It! Please view the Contest Page for full details on these and all contests. Join in, have fun, win ribbons, money, and best of all “bragging rights” for a whole year!

Agricultural Building

As always, our Agricultural Building will be filled with delicious baked goods, beautifully preserved vegetables and jams, and award winning fresh vegetables and fruits. Visit the American Legion Post #28 to learn about this important organization and all the wonderful services they offer to our veterans. These veterans are a walking, talking history lesson. Don’t miss the opportunity to speak with them and express your gratitude for their service to our country. In addition, the Scarecrow Contest entries will be on display along with floral creations from McCarthy-Teszler students. The Bowling Buddies Contest will also be exhibited in this building along with the contest, Rolling Down the Highway, created by students in 1st through 8th grades. The competition theme booths in the back part of the Agriculture Building are expected to be better than ever under the direction of Mrs. Jane Hall. The Agriculture Building will also feature a Beekeeper with a “live hive”, a display by Lemmons Farms of Gaffney, and beautiful handmade bird houses constructed from all recyclable materials by Birdhouses 56. As a special attraction we are so pleased to announce that the Cherokee County History Museum will decorate a booth with local antiques from their extensive collections…very interesting and educational.

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