Food choices will include goodies such as hot dogs, fries, chicken sandwiches, funnel cakes, popcorn and candy apples.
Aside from 4-H exhibits, there will be displays open to everyone including everything from quilts to pickles with awards presented.
Pierson notes that ribbons are awarded early in the week. So, those who have something to enter should show up on Friday and register.
Popular concerts this year will include the Henningsens at 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Love & Theft at 8 p.m. July 20. Additional concerts are scattered throughout the week from gospel to bluegrass.
General admission to the fair is $8. There is no charge for children under 5. Family Fun Day is Sunday, when general admission is $5. Senior Day is Thursday when those with a Mountaineer Card are admitted for $6.
Fair hours are 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday; 4 to 11 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday; 4 to 11 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and July 19; and 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 20. Go to www.putnamcountyfairwv.com for more details, directions to the fairgounds in Eleanor, and a complete schedule of events.
Contact writer Charlotte Ferrell Smith at charlo...@dailymail.com or 304-348-1246.
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