SC State Fair

The Dairy Heifer Project

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
kids feeding cows

The Heifer Dairy Project began in 1974 and was designed to provide boys and girls who have non-dairy backgrounds an opportunity to raise a dairy heifer and experience the dairy industry. We follow 4H 12 year old twin girls Madelyn and Logan Bolin of Clover, SC as they first...

The SC State Fair’s Ride Of Your Life Scholarship

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Local by Lynn Cornfoot
students at graduation

The SC State Fair’s Ride Of Your Life Scholarship Program annually awards 50 scholarships to South Carolina high school students planning to pursue their studies at any public or private college, university or technical college in the state. General Manager of the SC State...

The SC State Fair: "Meet Me at the Rocket"

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Local by Brandie Perron
Meet Me at the Rocket

With the South Carolina State Fair celebrating its 150th anniversary, historian and author, Dr. Rodger Stroup, discusses a few aspects from his new book “Meet Me at the Rocket” including the State Ball, where the moniker “Big Thursday” came from, and how the fair reflects...

ETV at the 2019 South Carolina State Fair

October 16, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
Smart Cat at the State Fair

This year was the 150th Anniversary for the 2019 South Carolina State Fair and South Carolina ETV was on the fairgrounds to help celebrate. Popular characters like Smart Cat, Word Girl, and Clifford ushered in the high fives at the state fair this week. SCETV was...

150 Years of Fun at the SC State Fair

October 11, 2019 - Posted in Local by Brandie Perron
State Fair

The SC State Fair is celebrating 150 years and to celebrate the festivities historian and author Dr. Rodger Stroup is releasing a new book, called "Meet Me At The Rocket." Palmetto Scene sat down with him to discuss the vast history of the State Fair and some of the...

South Carolina State Fair Celebrates 150 Years of Fun, Fellowship and Tradition

October 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
The South Carolina State Fair celebrates its 150th birthday this year.

"The question this year was 'when you hear the words, the South Carolina State Fair, what comes to mind?' And they said 'When we think of the fair we think of family, we think of tradition and we think of fun.' And that's really what we’re about." -- State Fair Executive...