Fairs & Festivals

Inspector: Fair rides undergo thorough scrutiny

Fairgoers prepare for the drop in the Super Shot II at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds. Rich Cooley/Daily

August 30th, 2016

With the Shenandoah County Fair at full tilt, specialized amusement ride inspectors are called into action to check just about every inch of the rides that will provide fairgoers with entertainment.

Beef/steer winners

August 30th, 2016

Beef showmanship
Jenna Kibler was named grand champion beef showman and Kennedy Whetzel was named reserve grand champion during the

Livestock show winners

August 30th, 2016

The following are winners in the 4-H/FFA livestock show held Aug. 29 at the Shenandoah County Fair:
Sheep showmanship
Tiffany

Fair Truck/Tractor Pull Contest Results

August 30th, 2016

The following are winners of the Shenandoah County Fair Truck/Tractor Pull conest on Saturday. Category, winner, home town, vehicle and distance in feet pulled:

Young Farmer Tractor/Truck Pull results

August 29th, 2016

The following are winners of the Shenandoah County Fair’s tractor and truck pull held Saturday. The category, winner, home town and model tractor/truck:

Fair contest winners: Pig scramble

August 28th, 2016

Ages 3-4
Kaitlyn Roe
Cambden Reynolds
Loretta Stickley
Oliver Lambert
Olivia Anderson
Justin Gatchell
Madlyn Smith
Able Clem
Tyler Good

New additions to 99th Shenandoah County Fair

August 26th, 2016

Highlights of this year’s Shenandoah County Fair will include an expanded track, a new carnival layout, a new ride company, and the largest pig scramble the fair has ever hosted, said Tom Eschelman, fair general manager.

Bluegrass and country sounds

The SteelDrivers band will perform today at the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival. Members are, from left, Richard Bailey, Brent Truitt, Tammy Rogers, Mike Fleming and Gary Nichols. Courtesy photo

August 12th, 2016

The SteelDrivers, The Gibson Brothers, and LeAnn Rimes, with Walker County, are on the bill at this weekend’s Shenandoah Valley Music Festival in Orkney Springs.

Grand champion market lamb winner

Ryan Atkins, right, won the Grand Champion market lamb contest at last week's Warren County Fair.  At left is Cody Boden, contest judge. Courtesy photo.

August 10th, 2016

Ryan Atkins, right, won the Grand Champion market lamb contest at last week’s Warren County Fair. At left is Cody Boden, contest judge. Courtesy photo.

Nap time

Chet Atkins, 1, of Front Royal, takes a peek at a sleeping hog at the Warren County Fair inside the livestock barn. Rich Cooley/Daily

August 3rd, 2016

Chet Atkins, 1, of Front Royal, takes a peek at a sleeping hog at the Warren County Fair inside the livestock barn. Rich Cooley/Daily