The 25th annual Fairmont Farmers Festival will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2011. Plenty of activities are planned for this year's festival including a pageant, golf tournament, parade, various entertainment, arts and crafts, an antique car show and lots of food.
The Fairmont Farmers Festival Pageant will be held on Saturday, October 8 and will crown six queens and three ambassadors. The pageant will begin at 3:00 p.m. for the titles of Wee, Little and Tiny Miss and 6:30 p.m. for the titles of Junior, Teen and Miss. The pageant will be held at the E.R. Gause Auditorium at Rosenwald Elementary School in Fairmont.
The Festival kicks off on the 15th with the parade at 10:00 a.m. There will be several Shriner groups, marching bands, and plenty of beautiful queens including Miss North Carolina. Following the parade, you can eat lunch from a variety of different food vendors, browse the multitude of jewelry and crafts in the arts and crafts section or admire all the shiny cars and tractors at the Car Show. There will also be plenty of musical entertainment including groups performing rap, rock, gospel and country music. Concluding the festival will be a dance at the Southeastern NC Agricultural Center in Lumberton beginning at 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $12.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door.