Mountain State Fair tickets now on sale


From, the scoop on this year’s state fair:

FLETCHER — Tickets are now on sale for the 2012 Mountain State Fair, which has a theme this year of “Squeals, Thrills and Ferris Wheels.”

The fair, which runs Sept. 7-16 at the Western N.C. Ag Center in Fletcher, will include fun activities, musical entertainment, rides, crafts, food and agricultural shows for the whole family.

Two additions to this year’s lineup will bring extreme sports excitement to the fairgrounds. The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo will be held Monday, Sept. 10, through Thursday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. in the Stampede Corral.

The Haywood Community College Timber Sports Team will demonstrate lumberjack skills at 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, through Sunday, Sept. 9.

A number of fair favorites return to entertain visitors, including the Kenya Safari Acrobats, the Hogway Speedway Racing Pigs, chainsaw artist Dan Smathers and Dixie Starlight Express.

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Tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for kids and seniors.