Columbia County celebrates July 4 at Chatham fairgrounds | Events
There’s a lot to do to celebrate America’s 235th birthday in Columbia County this weekend.
The Columbia Festival Ragtime Band Band will be presenting a concert of authentic American ragtime pieces by such composers as Scott Joplin and Eubie Blake, as well as some novelty pieces and patriotic tunes on Saturday, July 2.
Advance tickets are $15 and are available through the Fair Office, Box 257 in Chatham. Admission is $20 at the gate. Children 12 and under free. There’s plenty of free parking.
The grounds open at 5:30 p.m., and the concert is at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 3 is family fun fest at the Columbia County Fairgrounds in Chatham.
The grounds open at 3 p.m. where food and beverages will be available for purchase. There will also be pony rides, face painting, climbing wall, hay maze, Fuddi-Duddy the Clown, and interactive entertainment with Electric Blue Dee Jay.
Fireworks will light up the sky at 9:30 p.m.
Admission is $5 for ages 13 and older, and kids12 and under are free. The cost is $15 a carload.
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