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.
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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.