Live Action at the Franklin County Ag Fair

September 18 - 21, 2019

2018 Live Action

Great Lakes Timber Show
Wed. – Fri., 7 – 7:30 p.m.
Sat. 1:30 – 2 p.m., 4:30 – 5 p.m. & 7 – 7:30 p.m.

The lumberjack show features chainsaw carving, axe throwing, horizontal wood chopping, two-man crosscut sawing, log rolling and loads of humor. Other events can be presented are vertical wood chopping and one man crosscut sawing. The  show employs from 2-4 performers.

The Great Lakes Timber Show has appeared at State Fairs, County Fairs, Theme Parks, Festivals and Sport Shows across the United States for over 20 years. Members of the show have appeared on ABC’s Wide World of Sports, ESPN, CBS This Morning, NBC Today and Good Morning America. The timber show is family friendly entertainment for all venues large and small.




Blue Ridge Mountain Garden Tractor Pullers Association

Garden Tractor Pull

Friday, September 14, 2018 – 6 p.m. (Lower Field)


Established in 2005, the Blue Ridge Mountain Garden Tractor Pullers Association is an organization for people with an interest in garden tractor pulling. The association offers competition classes ranging from Junior, Pure Stock, Hot Stock, Modified and Mini Rods.

They travel Franklin County and surrounding areas providing family fun and entertainment for audiences of all ages.

Get Hooked on Pulling.



Southwestern Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Association

Tractor Pull

Saturday, September 15, 2018 – 12 Noon (Lower Field)


What started out many years ago with farmers bringing their favorite tractors out of the fields to bring home bragging rights by pulling the heaviest stone boat the furthest has progressed into the heaviest motor sport in the world!

Enjoy a friendly competition featuring modified tractors pulling the heaviest loads down the field. Presented by The Southwestern Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Association.



Prices, policies, programs, schedules, attractions and entertainment subject to change or cancellation without notice. No Rainchecks. No Refunds. No weapons, guns or knives allowed at the event. The Franklin County Agricultural Fair and/or County of Franklin reserves the right to refuse admission.