2018 Schedule

The 2018 schedule is still in development. Keep checking back to see what’s in store for this year’s Fair.


ALL-DAY Every Day, September 27 – 30, 2018
Art Department
Solve the mystery! Look for the clues and earn an Art Detective ribbon. Guest Artist Series (see daily schedule).
Cow Palace
Milking Time each day, 4 – 6 PM
Discovery Center
Ongoing educational exhibits and demonstrations.
Farm Museum
Ongoing exhibits and demonstrations of early farm life, continuous blacksmith demonstrations. In addition, 3 times daily, pulley-driven antique farm equipment demonstrations, including corn grinders, hay press, lime crusher, corn chopper, wood saw, shingle mill and lunger engine.
Fiber Department
Spinning and weaving demonstrations, along with touch fibers and an educational area for kids
Llama Barn
Kids Place
Ongoing activities include corn crib, bubbles, photo opportunities.
Needlework Department
Sewing demonstrations daily, corner stage.
Roaming Acts
Musicians and entertainment acts, any day at any time! Acts include Brown Paper Sax and more.
Youth Building
Various demonstrations.
THURSDAY, September 27, 2018
Fair Hours: 4 PM – 10 PM
5:00 PM Granpa’s Golden Rule Show: Kids Act
Green Stage
5:30 – 7 Cypress Allstars: Classic Rock
Center Stage
6:30 – 8 Matthew Popp & Post No Bills: Country
Green Stage
7:30 – 9:30 Neighborhood Watch Band: Classic Rock
Center Stage
FRIDAY, September 28, 2018
Fair Hours: 9 AM – 10 PM
10:00 AM Granpa’s Golden Rule Show: Kids Act
Green Stage
10:30 – 11:30 Paperhouse Productions: Youth Theater
Center Stage
11 – 12:30 Plywood Cowboy: Americana
Green Stage
12 – 1:30 CRHS: High School Music Dept
Center Stage
1 – 2:30 The Aquatudes: ’60s Surf Rock & Roll
Green Stage
2 – 3:30 The Engine Room: ’50s, ’60s, ’70s & ’80s Rock
Center Stage
2:45   Granpa’s Golden Rule Show: Kids Act
Green Stage
3:15 – 4:45 SRH Experience: Stevie Ray Vaughn Tribute
Green Stage
4 – 5:30 Sister Funk: All Female, High Energy Rock
Center Stage
5:15 – 6:45 80 Pruf: 80's Glam Rock
Green Stage
6 – 7:30 Jackson Hill: Country
Center Stage
7:00   Granpa’s Golden Rule Show: Kids Act
Green Stage
7:00   MELISSA ETHERIDGE: Rock
Main Stage
8 – 10 Zydelicious: Zydeco, Blues & Country
Green Stage
8:00 – 9:30 Alex Shillo: Performing the Music of Bruce Springsteen
Center Stage
SATURDAY, September 29, 2018
Fair Hours: 9 AM – 11 PM
10:00 AM Granpa’s Golden Rule Show: Kids Act
Green Stage
10:30 – 11:30 Bored of Education: Youth Rock Band
Center Stage
11 – 12:30 Cash Lane Slim: Americana
Green Stage
11:00 Brown Paper Sax: 1920’s Jazz Sax Quintet
Roaming 
12 – 1:30 CRHS: High School Music Dept
Center Stage
1 – 2:30 Rockslide:Classic Rock
Green Stage
2:00   Durham Fair Talent Show
Center Stage
2:45 Granpa’s Golden Rule Show: Kids Act
Green Stage
3:15 – 4:45 Crossover: New Country, Classic Rock
Green Stage
4 – 5:30 Harbor Moon: Reggae, Classic Rock, Country
Center Stage
5:15 – 6:45 The Locomotives: Folk, Rock, Blues
Green Stage
5:30 Sam Grow: Country
Main Stage
6 – 7:30 Still I Rise: Alternative Rock
Center Stage
7:00 Granpa’s Golden Rule Show: Kids Act
Green Stage
7:00 SCOTTY McCREERY: Country
Main Stage
8:00 – 10:00 Old Dog New Trick: Rock, Blues, R&B, Americana
Green Stage
8:30 – 10:30 Mixed Signals: Groove oriented Rock and Blues
Center Stage
SUNDAY, September 30, 2018
Fair Hours: 9 AM – 7 PM
9:15 AM Ecumenical Church Service
Green Stage
10 – 11:30 Horizon Blue: Folk, Bluegrass & Country
Center Stage
10:30 – 12 Bend in the River: Americana
Green Stage
11:30 CJ West and the Downtown Train: Country
Main Stage
12 – 1:30 Bourbon Chaser: Rock and Country
Center Stage
12:15 Granpa’s Golden Rule Show: Kids Act
Green Stage
1:00   USO Show Troupe: America, The Heartland
Main Stage
1:15 – 2:45 Coconuts Comedy Rocks: Comedy and Classic Rock
Green Stage
2 – 3:30 Four Barrrel Billy: Rock, Swing and Honky Tonk
Center Stage
3:00 Mariachi Mexico Antiguo: Mariachi Ensemble
Roaming
3:00 Granpa’s Golden Rule Show: Kids Act
Green Stage
3:45 – 5:15 Mr. 6 O'clock Himself: Rock
Green Stage
4 – 5:30 Kings of Karma: Rock and Country
Center Stage