The Cotton Fair is the signature fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Meriwether Co. The Fair is held twice a year on the first weekends in May and October.
The Meriwether County Rotary Club cooks over 1200-foot-long hot dogs with slaw, chili, and cheese. Other items include candy, apples, tea, lemonade, coffee, and muffins for breakfast.
The Cotton Pickin’ Fair, a festival of art, antiques, and crafts, is set for the first weekend in May and October at in Gay, Georgia, where it has been held continuously since 1972.
About 350 exhibits are expected in and around the farm buildings from 1891. Fine art, antiques, pottery, weaving, basket making, blacksmithing, sculpture, woodworking, folk art, jewelry, furniture, and gourmet foods will be designed and produced by artisans from all over the United States.
There will also be entertainment on tap, including folk dancers and bluegrass music on the main stage, magical illusions and sleight of hand, or the country sounds of the Honey Creek Band in other locations.
The Cotton Pickin’ Fair is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.