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Friday, July 24

7:30 a.m.  Gates Open
(paid admission begins) 10 a.m.     Horse Awards Ceremony (Horse Ring) 11 a.m.     Exhibit Hall Opens 11 a.m.     Market Livestock Sale (Show Arena-goats, heifers, lambs, rabbits, steers, hogs)

***Fireworks Show at conclusion of Livestock Sale***

4 p.m.      Open PeeWee & Youth Horse Show (Horse Ring) 5 p.m.      Buyers Hospitality Tent 6 p.m.      Heritage Activity (Crafters Tent)
Carnival Opens 6:30 p.m. Mud Bog-Deep Pit (Pull Track) 8 p.m.      The Anchormen (Stage) 9 p.m.      Exhibit Hall Closes

Entertainment Preview - The Anchormen

Gospel music will be featured Friday, July 24, as The Anchormen perform on Stage at 8 p.m.

The four-part gospel harmony quartet is based in Goldsboro, NC. The Anchormen perform 200-plus dates per year in concert halls, cruises, churches, arenas, festivals, fairs, theme parks and international venues.

Keith Casstevens provides the powerful lead voice of the group with a warm personality. He joined the Anchormen in 2006.

Tenor Karl Rice is from Charleston, SC, and has been singing since age 10. He also play harmonica is serves as emcee for the group.

Michael Bartlett is a preacher’s son and college church music graduate who traveled with “One Voice” progressive music ministry team before joining the the Anchormen.

Bass vocalist Paul Harkey grew up singing in Texas, where his deep, rich voice was heavuly influenced by great bass singers like J.D. Sumner, George Younce, Tim Riley and Richard Sterban. He served as a minister of music before joining the Anchormen.