The Macon County Fair will be held at the Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center, Sept. 11- 15 for the 60th year. This year's theme will be the Diamond Jubilee.
The fair has marked many Maconian's lives over the years, making an impact on those who look forward to it each fall. From the livestock barns to the cultural exhibits located inside, the fair has exceeded expectations year in and year out for people who come to the fairgrounds looking to see what could be the last North Carolina fair that is entirely agriculturally based.
“I can't confirm whether it is the only agriculturally based fair but I can say that it is at least one of the few left,” said Alan Durden, director of the Cooperative Extension in Macon County. “Ours revolves completely around agriculture and crafts.”