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7 Things to Do At the Mid-South Fair & Rodeo {TICKET GIVEAWAY}

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This weekend is the second and last weekend for the Mid-South Fair & Rodeo!

Want to go, but don't know what to do? We've got you covered!

7. SGWA Wrestling {Saturday, October 1 | 6:00pm-8:00pm}

On Saturday evening, come and watch stars of The South's Greatest Wrestling Association compete, including a cage match!

 

6. FARMtastic {Monday, September 27-Friday, September 30}

FARMtastic, is an agriculture experiential learning activity hosted by the Mississippi State University Extension Service. This unique educational program is designed to involve third grade students in hands on learning about the agricultural industry in Mississippi.  For more information on the FARMtastic experience, please feel free to contact Julie White at 662-769-9817.

5. The rodeo! {Friday, September 30 & Saturday, October 1}

Cowboys, cowgirls, & bucking bulls... oh my! The Rodeo has all that PLUS Collierville & Lake Cormorant's very own Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame member & 4x "Clown of the Year" Lecile Harris!

4. Rides {every day!}

As with every good fair, there are so many fun rides for kids (and adults) of all ages!

3. Music {every day!}

Every evening you're in for a treat! Come and enjoy the sounds of Kris Acklen, Marvin & Gentry, Emma Webb, and Andrew Nordine. You can find the full lineup of musicians and performance times here.

2. The food {every day!}

What would a fair be without delicious concessions?!

1. Youth Talent Contest Finals {Saturday & Sunday}

This year marks the 63rd anniversary of the Mid-South Fair Youth Talent Contest. This annual event is the largest amateur performing arts talent contest in the world. For over five decades young entertainers from an eight-state region have performed in the hopes of being recognized and catapulted to fame.

Stars such as Justin Timberlake and Lance Bass have competed at the Mid-South State Fair Youth Talent Contest. Past Grand Award winners have sung backup for artists like Reba McEntire, Faith Hill, George Strait, and LeeAnn Womack. Many of the finalists of this contest have gone on to do Broadway tours, act on television, and work with superstars like Lionel Richie and Janet Jackson!

Come and see these folks perform, and cheer on your favorites as they compete to win!

 

With the weather this weekend predicted to be so beautiful, who wouldn't want to get out and enjoy some time at the Mid-South Fair & Rodeo?!

 

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