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PHOTOS: Family fun at the Wilson County Fair

Posted on September 23, 2021

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Cleora Ward of Stantonsburg leaves the Wilson County Fair in the rain Wednesday.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Cleora Ward of Stantonsburg leaves the Wilson County Fair in the rain Wednesday.

Three-year-old Atticus Myers of Wilson points to Wilson County Fair rides and attractions Tuesday.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Three-year-old Atticus Myers of Wilson points to Wilson County Fair rides and attractions Tuesday.

Wilson resident Carmen Wilson eats pizza on Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Wilson resident Carmen Wilson eats pizza on Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Nancy Dickerson and daughter Ava ride the Sizzler at the Wilson County Fair on Tuesday.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Nancy Dickerson and daughter Ava ride the Sizzler at the Wilson County Fair on Tuesday.

Chellsie Chrysanthou of Wilson slides down the Fun Slide with son Elliott, 2, and daughter Iris, 4, on Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Chellsie Chrysanthou of Wilson slides down the Fun Slide with son Elliott, 2, and daughter Iris, 4, on Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Tony Gaines of Wilson devours an ear of corn Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Tony Gaines of Wilson devours an ear of corn Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Nathalie Baza of Wilson eats an ear of corn from Taqueria Guerrero at the Wilson County Fair on Tuesday.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Nathalie Baza of Wilson eats an ear of corn from Taqueria Guerrero at the Wilson County Fair on Tuesday.

Trish Pritchett of Lucama takes family members' picture at the Wilson County Fair on Tuesday.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Trish Pritchett of Lucama takes family members' picture at the Wilson County Fair on Tuesday.

Riders on the Frogger enjoy the experience Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Riders on the Frogger enjoy the experience Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Andrea and Bruce Caldwell enjoy the Sizzler ride Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Andrea and Bruce Caldwell enjoy the Sizzler ride Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Kinsley Perry and mother Precious Perry of Wilson ride the Wilson County Fair merry-go-round on Tuesday.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Kinsley Perry and mother Precious Perry of Wilson ride the Wilson County Fair merry-go-round on Tuesday.

Lew-E the Clown juggles at the Wilson County Fair on Tuesday.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Lew-E the Clown juggles at the Wilson County Fair on Tuesday.

Allen Pugh and daughter Madalyn Pugh watch Tuesday's Lew-E clown show at the Wilson County Fair.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Allen Pugh and daughter Madalyn Pugh watch Tuesday's Lew-E clown show at the Wilson County Fair.

Attendees browse the Wilson County Fair's annual baked goods sale on Tuesday.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Attendees browse the Wilson County Fair's annual baked goods sale on Tuesday.

Eleven-year-old Mariyah Perez of Wilson enjoys a beverage as she explores the Wilson County Fair at dusk Tuesday.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Eleven-year-old Mariyah Perez of Wilson enjoys a beverage as she explores the Wilson County Fair at dusk Tuesday.

Rides spin in this slow shutter speed photograph taken Tuesday behind the Wide Awake Wilson chicken at the Wilson County Fair.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Rides spin in this slow shutter speed photograph taken Tuesday behind the Wide Awake Wilson chicken at the Wilson County Fair.

Christian Brown of Stantonsburg shows off the goldfish he won Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Christian Brown of Stantonsburg shows off the goldfish he won Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Bruno Baza Jr., wife Candi and their twins Christian and Carlos prepare to enjoy a meal Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Bruno Baza Jr., wife Candi and their twins Christian and Carlos prepare to enjoy a meal Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.

As night falls on the Wilson County Fair, visitors enjoy a Tuesday stroll around the midway.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

As night falls on the Wilson County Fair, visitors enjoy a Tuesday stroll around the midway.

As night falls on the Wilson County Fair, visitors enjoy a stroll around the midway.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

As night falls on the Wilson County Fair, visitors enjoy a stroll around the midway.

Visitors enjoy a Tuesday stroll around the midway as night falls on the Wilson County Fair.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Visitors enjoy a Tuesday stroll around the midway as night falls on the Wilson County Fair.

Visitors enjoy a Tuesday stroll around the midway as night falls on the Wilson County Fair.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Visitors enjoy a Tuesday stroll around the midway as night falls on the Wilson County Fair.

Cleora Ward of Stantonsburg leaves the Wilson County Fair in the rain Wednesday.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Cleora Ward of Stantonsburg leaves the Wilson County Fair in the rain Wednesday.

Three-year-old Atticus Myers of Wilson points to Wilson County Fair rides and attractions Tuesday.

Drew C. Wilson | Times

Three-year-old Atticus Myers of Wilson points to Wilson County Fair rides and attractions Tuesday.

Three-year-old Atticus Myers of Wilson points to Wilson County Fair rides and attractions Tuesday.
Wilson resident Carmen Wilson eats pizza on Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.
Nancy Dickerson and daughter Ava ride the Sizzler at the Wilson County Fair on Tuesday.
Chellsie Chrysanthou of Wilson slides down the Fun Slide with son Elliott, 2, and daughter Iris, 4, on Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.
Tony Gaines of Wilson devours an ear of corn Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.
Nathalie Baza of Wilson eats an ear of corn from Taqueria Guerrero at the Wilson County Fair on Tuesday.
Trish Pritchett of Lucama takes family members' picture at the Wilson County Fair on Tuesday.
Riders on the Frogger enjoy the experience Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.
Andrea and Bruce Caldwell enjoy the Sizzler ride Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.
Kinsley Perry and mother Precious Perry of Wilson ride the Wilson County Fair merry-go-round on Tuesday.
Lew-E the Clown juggles at the Wilson County Fair on Tuesday.
Allen Pugh and daughter Madalyn Pugh watch Tuesday's Lew-E clown show at the Wilson County Fair.
Attendees browse the Wilson County Fair's annual baked goods sale on Tuesday.
Eleven-year-old Mariyah Perez of Wilson enjoys a beverage as she explores the Wilson County Fair at dusk Tuesday.
Rides spin in this slow shutter speed photograph taken Tuesday behind the Wide Awake Wilson chicken at the Wilson County Fair.
Christian Brown of Stantonsburg shows off the goldfish he won Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.
Bruno Baza Jr., wife Candi and their twins Christian and Carlos prepare to enjoy a meal Tuesday at the Wilson County Fair.
As night falls on the Wilson County Fair, visitors enjoy a Tuesday stroll around the midway.
As night falls on the Wilson County Fair, visitors enjoy a stroll around the midway.
Visitors enjoy a Tuesday stroll around the midway as night falls on the Wilson County Fair.
Visitors enjoy a Tuesday stroll around the midway as night falls on the Wilson County Fair.
Cleora Ward of Stantonsburg leaves the Wilson County Fair in the rain Wednesday.

dwilson@wilsontimes.com | 252-265-7818

The Wilson County Fair continues through Sunday at the fairgrounds on U.S. 301 South. Fair tickets are $7 for adults and youths, with children 5 and younger admitted free.

Armbands that provide unlimited daily amusement ride admission are on sale for $25.

Advance tickets can be purchased at the fairgrounds office or by visiting the fair website at https://wilsoncountyfair.org.

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Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday, noon on Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Circus Incredible performs at the Wilson County Fair at 7 and 8:30 p.m. Friday; 3, 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 and 5:15 p.m. Sunday.

Visit the fair website for a full list of competitive events and vendors along with hours of operation and an exhibit schedule.

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