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Queen City Fair returns to Meridian

By By Penny Randall / staff writer
Sept. 27, 2003
Len McRae said the Queen City Fair is back bigger and better for its third year in Meridian.
McRae is coordinating the event, which opens at the Lauderdale County Agri-Center Monday for a seven-day run.
McRae said the fair has been successful for two years, and he feels the Agri-Center is the appropriate place for it.
In addition to an expanded midway and more rides, fair-goers can expect more live entertainment this year.
McRae said the popular Banana Derby, in which macaque monkeys ride miniature horses and ponies around a race track, is back this year.
New this year is the Little Miss Queen City Fair pageant on Tuesday, youth night concerts on Wednesday, a gospel concert on Thursday, an entertainment star search on Friday and a country music showdown on Saturday.
For more information, see the Community Calendar.