POMEROY – Season and membership tickets for the 2011 Meigs County Fair to be held Aug. 15 TO 20 on the Rock Springs Fairgrounds are now on sale.
The price for season tickets which are sold only to individuals and not to a company or organization is $16, while the price for membership tickets which qualifies the holder to run for the fair board or to vote on membership, is $17.
Purchase of either a season or membership ticket provides free admission to the grounds and free admission to grandstand events, as do 4-H tickets.
However, season ticket holders which includes 4-H, must pay $5 each day they attend the fair to ride on the mechanical rides all that day.
Those who pay the $8 admission at the gate entitles the purchaser not only to enter the fairgrounds, but to ride all day and attend grandstand events free. Children under two are admitted to the fairgrounds without charge, but must pay to get on the rides.
Membership tickets may be purchased from any Fair Board member or at the Meigs County Extension Office, Memorial Drive, Pomeroy.
Season tickets may be purchased at Baum Lumber Co., Chester; TNT Pit Stop, Middleport; Swisher-Lohse Pharmacy, Pomeroy, Gloeckner’s Restaurant, Pomeroy; Darwin Grocery, Darwn, Taz’s Marathon, State Route 7, Pomeroy; McDonalds, Pomeroy, the Extension Office, Mulberry Heights, Pomeroy; Reed’s Country Store, Reedsville, Dettwiller Lumber Co, Pomeroy; Hill’s Citgo, Racine; Rutland Department Store, Rutland; By the Way Country Store, Langsville; Farmers Bank, Pomeroy; Farmers Bank, Tuppers Plains, Kings Hardware, Middleport, and the Home National Bank.
Regisration of open class entries will be held on Aug. 5 and 6 at the fair board office on the Rock Springs Fairgrounds, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Camping location slots will only be issued on Saturday, Aug. 6, with selection to be based on first come first served, said Debbie Watson, fair board secretary.