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South Central Area Fair's First Annual Ag Day!

The South Central Area Fair's activities begin this weekend! This year's fair will begin with a first Annual Agriculture Day on Saturday, August 20, 2022.

The fun will kick off by Smokin' up the City with a Big Green Egg grill, sponsored by H&R Ace Hardware! There, passers-by can have a sample tasting, win cash prizes and even win a Big Green Egg!! There is no charge to compete in the event.

Then a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Lewis County Elks Lodge #2883 will be held at the new picnic tables pavillion, starting at 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. where pancakes, sausage, coffee and other drinks will be served. It will be a fundraiser for the Elks organization.

Soon after you've had your pancakes, you can then head on over to the Farmers Market which will be held from 8:00 in the morning to 2:00 in the afternoon at the new Ag Pavillion. To reserve your spot in the first annual Ag Day Farmer's Market, register online at There is no charge to set up at the Farmers Market.

There is also entertainment for kids! There will be a bounce/slide combo inflatable, a 16-foot water slide and even a 19-foot water slide! Inflata-World and Tri-Star Inflatables will be set up from 10 in the morning until 7 in the evening.

Adults haven't been left out , with a cornhole and horseshoe tournament! The tournament begins at 6:00 p.m. with registration starting at 5:30 on site. The prizes are $300 for first and $100 for second. Bring your own lawn chairs and coolers!

The long-awaited 2022 South Central Area Fairest of the Fair Pageants are scheduled for Saturday, August 27 for ages 0-110 at the Lewis County Middle School Auditorium.

All in all, the first annual Ag Day is the perfect set-up for the South Central Area Fair, scheduled for August 30 through September 3, 2022.

Ag Day sponsors include H&R Ace Hardware, Powers FoodTown, Riverside Valley Farms, DeBord Valley Farms, and Citizens Bank.

For rules and registration on all Ag Day and other SCAF events, visit the SCAF website at


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