Due to the unfortunate weather and for the safety of participants, the fair board has decided to cancel the motocross event for Sunday, August 6. All other fair activities will proceed as scheduled. No refunds will be issued.
Citizens lined the streets waving flags and cheering as local first responders — firefighters, police officers, EMS workers — and dozens of Freedom Riders turned out Tuesday morning to escort the 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit to its place at the Washington Town and Country Fairgrounds.
The band announced Tuesday that an unforeseen medical emergency of a band member has forced them to cancel two upcoming dates. This includes the August 3 performance at the Davenport Fair in Iowa, and The Washington Town and Country Fair August 4.
The Brothers Osborne, a twang-and crunch duo that blends equal parts country and rock into one of the freshest, most identifiable sounds to come out of Nashville in recent years, will close out this year’s Washington Town and Country Fair with a concert Sunday night, Aug. 6, beginning at 8:30 p.m.
Granger Smith, who was named “Hottest New Act of 2016” by Taste of Country, will perform live at the Washington Town and Country Fair Thursday evening, Aug. 3, beginning at 8:30 p.m. on the main stage.
When Southern rock legend Lynyrd Skynyrd takes the main stage of the Washington Town and Country Fair Friday night, Aug. 4, at 8:30 p.m., it will be the band’s second performance here in four years.
The day before George Thorogood is set to perform on the main stage at the Washington Town and Country Fair, the legendary guitarist/vocalist known the world over for his anthemic hit “Bad to the Bone,” will release his first-ever solo album.
Known for merging their country roots with strong melodies and rich vocals, Lonestar has amassed RIAA-certified sales in excess of 10 million album units since their national launch in 1995, and achieved 10 No. 1 country hits including “No News,” “Come Crying to Me,” and their crossover smas…
Sponsors for the 22 Washington Town and Country Fair Queen candidates were randomly drawn Saturday night at the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet.