Ten days of fair fun kicks off Thursday with the opening of the Columbia County Fall Fair.
The 49th annual fair, put on by the Merchants Association of Columbia County, runs through Nov. 8 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds on Columbia Road across from Patriots Park.
“It gets bigger every year,” said Merchants President Richard Fender. “We try to make it better every year.’’
Drew Expositions is setting up rides including the new Zoogvogel, a ride that slings riders in swings from a 120-foot-tall