The Georgia National Fair announced some of its new concerts and entertainment for the October 2010 fair during the Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority meeting Wednesday.
Chubby Checker will perform a free concert on Sneak-a-Peek day Oct. 7.
This year is the 50th anniversary of his song “The Twist.”
Also in concert will be Jay Taylor, Infinity Show Band, Due West and Liquid Blue.
This year, the fair will have a Sea Lion Splash exhibit, which will have shows as well as a display for observing the sea lions.
Other newcomers to the fair will be Shenaniguns, a Wild West comedy stunt show; Frank the Moonshiner, who will have a real still on display; Professor Gizmo, a scientist show geared for kindergarten through fourth grades; and Lisa Lou, who does ball walking, plate spinning and juggling.
The fair is scheduled for Oct. 7-17 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry.