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  • 2017 Jackson County 4-H Fair

    Located at the Fairgrounds in scenic Brownstown, Indiana, the Jackson County fair provides ample parking for all and admission to the fair is FREE. Join us for fun packed days of entertainment for the whole family — featuring agriculture, food, rides, stock car racing, shows and much more!

    Jackson County Fair Attractions

    Jackson County Fair attracts approximately 100,000 people every year.  We hope to see you this year!

    There’s something for everyone to enjoy at the fair:

    • The midway is one of the main attractions of the fair. It attracts people of all ages to enjoy rides, concessions, games and more.
    • Many enjoy coming to the fair just to see the large selection of tractors and farm equipment on display. It seems the young ones especially love being farmers.
    • There are many buildings of interest and exhibits to browse through during your time at the Jackson County Fair.
    • The animal shows and auctions in the Show Barn and the Pavilion provides for many entertaining events and the hard work of the 4-H shines bright.
    • There are great places to eat and socialize with others at the Jackson County Fair. “Lawn Chair Observers Row” is tradition at the fair with many bringing chairs to be spectators and visit with friends.
    • FFA’s “Young McDonald’s Farm” is a favorite of fair goers. With everything from puppies, kittens and baby ducks to displays of awards and contests, the Future Farmer’s of America have something for everyone to enjoy.

              For more information visit:   www.jacksoncountyfair.org

  • Brownstown Farmers Market

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    Name: Brownstown Farmers Market
    Date: September 1, 2017
    Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Brownstown Farmers Market located at Heritage Park will take place every Friday from 9am to 1pm starting June 2 and run until October 27.

    Interested in becoming a vendor at the Brownstown Farmers Market? Contact Purdue Extension Jackson County at 812-358-6101 to receive a vendor packet and contract for the 2017 season.
    Heritage Park 
    121 E. Walnut
    Brownstown, IN  47220
    Across from the Courthouse
    Date/Time Information:
    Starting Friday, June 2 until October 27 
    9am until 1pm
    Contact Information:
    Purdue Extension Office - 812-358-6101
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