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FRIDAY – JULY 21, 2017
Midway open 5pm – 1am Mitchell Bros. and Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office, Neshoba County Fair Station, Open 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

8:30a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Check in home cultural arts, agricultural open crop exhibits and 4-H exhibits.  Neshoba County Extension Service; Sylvia Wiggs, Chairman – Exhibit Hall

8:30 a.m.
Art show opens – Exhibit Hall
1:00 - 5:45 p.m.
Music – Provided by Neshoba County Musicians at Founders Square – Emcee: Josh Jolly
1:00-1:45 p.m.
Josh Jolly
2:00-2:45 p.m.
Mitch Presley
3:00-3:45 p.m.
Rosco & the Wrecking Balls
4:00-4:15 p.m.
Shelby Swain
4:15-4:30 p.m.
Garrett Johnston
4:30-4:45 p.m.
Laken Winstead
4:45-6:00 p.m.
The Guild Birds
7:30 p.m.
HARPER, MORGAN AND SMITH PRCA Rodeo – Grandstand
9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Dance – Music by Southbound – Founders Square Pavilion
1:00 a.m.
MIDWAY AND CONCESSIONS CLOSE
The EXHIBIT HALL is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. featuring Field Crops, Garden Exhibits and Arts and Crafts

SATURDAY – JULY 22, 2017
Midway open 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. and Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office, Neshoba County Fair Station, Open 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

6:30 a.m.
Philadelphia Sertoma Club 38th Annual “Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon” begins at Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville, MS and ends at the Grandstand. Sponsored by Boardtown Bikes; The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia; Main Street Junction; Marshall Ford; Neshoba County Farm Bureau; Neshoba County General Hospital and Nursing Home; Philadelphia Athletic Club; Philadelphia Security Insurance; Sta-Home Health; Steele Family Dental; Woody’s of Noxapater and Yates Building Supply
7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts (Flea Market) at Founders Square
8:00 a.m.-NOON
NESHOBA COUNTY FAIR FARMERS MARKET SELLING HOMEGROWN VEGETABLES AND PRODUCE. LOCATED IN THE LIVESTOCK SHOW ARENA
9:00 a.m.-6:00pm
Free Petting Zoo – Presented by Clyde Risher – Cattle Arena
11:30 a.m.
Philadelphia Sertoma Club “Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon” Awards Program – Grandstand
1:00 p.m.
Pony Pull – Rodeo Arena
7:30 p.m.
Harper, Morgan and Smith PRCA Rodeo – Grandstand
8:00 p.m.
THE THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO SHOW – Founders Square
Merge Record artist, Coco Hames, Memphis soul/blues singer, John Németh, and a reading by former undercover agent turned author Charlie Spillers and the house band, The Yalobushwhackers and host Jim Dees. Sponsored in part by AT&T.
9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Music by John Németh, Memphis Soul/Blues Singer - Founders Sq.
10:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
Dance – Music by U S - Grandstand
1:00 a.m.
MIDWAY AND CONCESSIONS CLOSE
The EXHIBIT HALL is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. featuring Field Crops, Garden Exhibits and Arts and Crafts

SUNDAY – JULY 23, 2017
Midway open 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. and Sons Amusements.
Exhibit Hall OPEN 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Free Children’s Petting Zoo
Presented by Clyde Risher – Cattle Arena
9:30 a.m.
Worship service conducted by Rev. Scott Boatner and God’s House-Founders Square
10:30 a.m.
Antique Car Show – Founders Square
James F. Chaney, Chairman – Larry Nicholson, Assistant Chairman
1:00 p.m.
Music by the VERNON BROTHERS – Grandstand
1:30 p.m.
Children’s Concert featuring Kevin Cole – Founders Square
Children are encouraged to bring pots, pans, drums, horns, etc., and become part of the band.
2:00 p.m.
Harness and Running Horse Races – Racetrack
Sponsored in part by AT&T and Pearl River Resort
3:00 p.m.
Martial Arts demonstration by Sellers Martial Arts Academy – Founders Square
6:30 p.m.
Concert by FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH CHOIR –Philadelphia, MS– Founders Square
8:00 p.m.
GOSPEL MUSIC CONCERT featuring STANDING FIRM QUARTET and WAY OF THE CROSS QUARTET STANDING FIRM QUARTET includes, Joey Kilgore, Ryan McKay, Robert Thomas and Stan Yates. WAY OF THE CROSS QUARTET includes Bob Breland, Brad Moreland, Marla Wells and Michael Wells – Founders Square
8:00 p.m.
NCF 120 Youth/College Worship Service – Phillip Prince, Coordinator – Cattle Show Barn
9:30 p.m.
The Philadelphia-Neshoba County Public Library and Arts Council Partnership Film Presentation “Charlotte's Web” – Founders Square
The EXHIBIT HALL is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. featuring Field Crops, Garden Exhibits and Arts and Crafts.

MONDAY – JULY 24, 2017
Midway open 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.   Mitchell Bros. and Sons Amusements. 
U.S. Post Office, Neshoba County Fair Station, Open 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall OPEN 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.
Check in Beef Cattle – Cattle Arena
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
FREE Petting Zoo – Presented by Clyde Risher – Cattle Arena
9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Clothes Line Art Contest – Founders Square
Jamie Lee Breland, Chairperson, assisted by Frances Gamblin
1:00 p.m.

Variety Program presented by East  Central Community College – Founders Square

1:00 p.m.
Music by ALAN SIBLEY AND THE MAGNOLIA RAMBLERS – Grandstand
2:00 p.m.
Harness and Running Horse Races – Racetrack
Sponsored in part by AT&T and Pearl River Resort
4:00 p.m.
Clothes Line Art Exhibit – Founders Square
7:00 p.m.
Twilight Hot Air Balloon Glow–Racetrack, WEATHER PERMITTING
Joe McKay and Ken Johnston, Balloonist
7:30 p.m.

Invocation - Barry Walker, Director of Restoration House;  Official Opening of the Neshoba County Fair, Gilbert Donald, President; Presentation of the Youth Achievement Award; National Anthem by Standing Firm Quartet of First Baptist Church– Grandstand

8:00 p.m.

Beauty Pageant, selecting “Miss Neshoba County Fair” Chief Keith Page, Emcee; Tate Stroud and Marley-Jay Eakes,
Pages; Entertainment by Miriam Seale and The Red Dirt Divas, directed by Andrea Moore – Grandstand

9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Dance - Music by FAZE 4 – Founders Square
1:00 a.m.

MIDWAY AND CONCESSIONS CLOSE

Livestock show barns open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., displaying top quality Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle and Sheep
The EXHIBIT HALL is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. featuring Field Crops, Garden Exhibits and Arts and Crafts.

 

TUESDAY – JULY 25, 2017
Midway open 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. and Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office, Neshoba County Fair Station, Open 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall OPEN 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.
Check in Beef Cattle – Cattle Arena
9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
FREE Petting Zoo – Presented by Clyde Risher – Cattle Arena
10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band
Daniel Wade, Director – Founders Square
11:00 a.m.
VETERAN’S MEMORIAL SERVICE – FOUNDERS SQUARE
Opening Remarks: LTC William Lee Henry, 298th Support Battalion
Invocation: LCT Terry Partin, Chaplain, 184th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Laurel, MS
Recognition of Special Guest and Introduction of Speaker: LTC William Lee Henry
Speaker: MG Janson D. Boyles, Adjutant General of Mississippi
Laying of Wreath: American Legion Post 138/238, GW Fulton Chapter 58 DAV and Auxiliary, Carson Bounds Post 4396 VFW and Auxiliary, Meridian Chapter (POW) Military Order of the Purple Heart
Flag Ceremony: HQ 298th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion
National Anthem: The Neshoba Central High School Band
Memorial Volley: 367th Maintenance Company
Taps: Amelia Henson (Mississippi State University Famous Maroon Band Member)
Benediction: Bro. Chris Vowell, Pastor, Mississippi Combine, Philadelphia, MS
1:00 p.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band
Daniel Wade, Director – Grandstand / Racetrack
2:00 p.m.
Harness and Running Horse Racing – Racetrack
Sponsored in part by AT&T and Pearl River Resort
4:00 p.m.
Cake Walk - Founders Square
Sponsored by Philadelphia-Neshoba County Arts Council
8:00 p.m.
The WILLIAM MICHAEL MORGAN Show – Grandstand
9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Dance – Music by FADE 2 BLUE – Founders Square
1:00 a.m.
MIDWAY AND CONCESSIONS CLOSE
Livestock show barns open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., displaying top quality Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle and Sheep.
The EXHIBIT HALL is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. featuring Field Crops, Garden Exhibits and Arts and Crafts.
 

WEDNESDAY – JULY 26, 2017
Midway open 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.   Mitchell Bros. and Sons Amusements. 
U.S. Post Office, Neshoba County Fair Station, Open 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall OPEN 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.
Check in Beef Cattle – Cattle Arena
8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band - Daniel Wade, Director – Founders Square
POLITICAL SPEAKING - FOUNDERS SQUARE
9:00 a.m.
Honorable Steven Kilgore (R) District Attorney, 8th Circuit Court District
9:10 a.m.
Honorable Mark Duncan, Circuit Judge, 8th Circuit Court District
9:20 a.m.
Honorable D. Joseph Kilgore, Chancery Judge, 6th Chancery Court District
9:30 a.m.
Honorable Christopher A. Collins, Circuit Judge, 8th Circuit Court District
9:40 a.m.
Honorable Michael Ted Evans (D), State Representative, District 45
9:50 a.m.
Honorable Jenifer Branning (R) State Senator, District 18
10:00 a.m.
Honorable Stacey Pickering (R) State Auditor, State of Mississippi
10:10 a.m.
Dr. Mark Keenum, President, Mississippi State University
10:20 a.m.
Honorable Dick Hall (R), Chairman, MS Transportation Commission
10:30 a.m.
Honorable William L. (Bill) Waller Jr., Chief Justice, MS Supreme Court
10:40 a.m.
Honorable Jim Hood (D) Attorney General, State of Mississippi
10:50 a.m. Honorable Tate Reeves (R) Lieutenant Governor, State of Mississippi
11:00 a.m.
The Meridian Day Program - Founders Square - Presented by the East Mississippi Business Development Corporation
1:00 p.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band – Grandstand / Racetrack - Daniel Wade, Director
1:45 p.m.
Registration for Youth Talent Contest - Fair Office, Cabin #65 on Founders Square
2:00 p.m.
Harness & Running Horse Races – Racetrack
Sponsored in part by A T & T and Pearl River Resort
3:00 p.m.
Youth Talent Contest - Founders Square John King, Master of Ceremonies
5:00 p.m.
Pretty Cow Contest – Cattle Arena
8:00 p.m.
The Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Bros. Show - Grandstand
9:30 p.m. -12:30 .m.
Dance – Music by Class Reunion - Founders Square
1:00 a.m.
A.J. Yates, Jr. Memorial Late Night Sing – Founders Square
Dr. Laura Bryan, Dr. Jack Yates and Dr. Joe Jordan, Chairpersons
1:00 a.m.
Midway and concessions close.
Livestock show barns open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., displaying top quality Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle and Sheep.
The EXHIBIT HALL is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. featuring Field Crops, Garden Exhibits and Arts and Crafts.
 
THURSDAY – JULY 27, 2017
Midway open 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. and Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office, Neshoba County Fair Station, Open 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall OPEN 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m.
Annual Neshoba County Fair Fun Run/Walk - Starts at Founders Square - NO ENTRY FEE - Guy Nowell, Chairman
8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band – Founders Square
Daniel Wade, Director of Bands
9:00 a.m.
Dairy Cattle Show - Cattle Arena
Political Speaking - Founders Square
9:00 a.m.
Honorable Cecil Brown (D), Public Service Commissioner, Central District, State of Mississippi
9:10 a.m.
Honorable Lynn Fitch (R), Treasurer, State of Mississippi
9:20 a.m.
Honorable C. Scott Bounds (R) State Representative, District 44
9:30 a.m.
Honorable Cindy Hyde –Smith (R), Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, State of Mississippi
9:40 a.m.
Dr. Rodney Bennett, President, The University of Southern Mississippi
10:00 a.m.
Honorable Mike Chaney (R), Commissioner of Insurance, State of Mississippi
10:10 a.m.
Dr. Billy Stewart, President, East Central Community College
10:20 a.m.
Hon. Philip Gunn (R), Speaker of the House, MS House of Representatives
10:30 a.m.
Honorable Phil Bryant (R), Governor, State of Mississippi
11:15 a.m.
Hometown Proud Program, Kinsey Goldman, Master of Ceremonies
Sponsored by Philadelphia-Neshoba County Tourism Founders Square
1:00 p.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band – Grandstand / Racetrack - Daniel Wade, Director
2:00 p.m.
Harness & Running Horse Races – Racetrack
Sponsored in part by A T & T and Pearl River Resort
8:00 p.m.
The FRANK FOSTER Show- Grandstand
9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Dance - Music by Mustache The Band, a 90’s country party band - Founders Square
1:00 a.m.
Midway and concessions close
Livestock show barns open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., displaying top quality Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle and Sheep.
The EXHIBIT HALL is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. featuring Field Crops, Garden Exhibits and Arts and Crafts.
 
FRIDAY – JULY 28, 2017
Midway open 12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. (Midnight)
Mitchell Bros. and Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office, Neshoba County Fair Station, Open 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall OPEN 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.
Sheep Show, followed by Goat show – Livestock Show Arena
12:30 p.m.
Music by The Vernon Brothers - Grandstand
1:30 p.m.
Harness and Running Horse Races, featuring the Feature Races of the Week,The Morris Therrell Memorial Invitational Race and The Jim Dance Memorial Race.
Sponsored in part by AT & T and Pearl River Resort.
8:00 p.m.
The BROTHERS OSBOURNE – Grandstand

WEATHER PERMITTING, Immediately following the Brothers Osborne will be the fireworks show by Pyrotechnico. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE RACETRACK INFIELD DURING THE FIREWORKS SHOW.

9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Dance - Music by the Jason Miller Band - Founders Square
12:00 Midnight
2017 NCF Closes - Including Midway and ALL Concessions
All gates open ands staffed until 6:00 a.m.
All Fairground chains up and locked until 6:00 a.m.
NO ADMISSION TICKETS SOLD AFTER 12:00 MIDNIGHT.
 
 

Neshoba County Fair Association
16800 Highway 21 South
Philadelphia, MS 39350
601 656-8480        Fax:  601 656-8461
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