Outdoors Briefs

Experience the Mountain State Fair

The N.C. Mountain State Fair will return to Fletcher Sept. 10-19 following last year’s pandemic-induced hiatus.

With a jam-packed schedule, the fair will include favorite attractions such as live music, clogging, an ice cream-eating contest, livestock shows and the ever-popular Midway carnival rides.

New attractions include the Wild Wheels Wall of Death, a retro motorcycle thrill show; Birds ‘n’ Beats, which showcases stunning birds of pretty with a wildlife conservation message; and the Great Lakes Timber Show featuring lumberjack competitions of skill and brawn. Also new this year youth llama and poultry egg shows.

For more information, including a complete schedule and admission prices, visit www.mountainfair.org.

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