NORWICH – Approximately 35,000 people, over the course of six days, celebrated all things Chenango at the 163rd Chenango County Fair, which wrapped up Sunday.
Those in attendance enjoyed a wide variety of activities and entertainment including the 4-H and Firemen’s Parade, Tonny Peterson’s Hell Drivers, the Classic Car and Bike Cruise-In, a Tail Gate Cook-off, the Two x Two Petting Zoo, a pair of demolition derbies, the Coleman Brothers Carnival, a number of agricultural exhibits and more.
Performers this year included local acts such as Hailey and Shawn, the Beadle Brothers, Kaitlyn Jackson, Cassidy Lynn and Sundown, Gary Jennings, the Roundhouse Rockers, L.J. Gates and Chris Taylor and the Custom Taylor Band.
“I think we offer a diversity of entertainment, from local to national, every year and this year was no different,” said Chenango County Agricultural Society President Mary Weidman.
In addition, legendary guitarist and session man Les Dudek and American Idol finalist and country singer Josh Gracin performed on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively.