Tag Archives: Antique Fair

Original County Courthouse Rededicated as Part of 2016 Antique Fair Festivities

A crowd that easily could have filled the old log cabin 25 times over gathered on Friday afternoon at the Wiggins Family Museum on Highway 136 in Memphis to commemorate the dedication of the restored structure which once had served as Scotland County’s first courthouse. “Today, as we dedicate this historic courthouse, we can also […]

Antique Fair Marks Start of Fall Festivals Across Region in September

by Andrea Brassfield Fall is in the air and while the Scotland County Antique Fair will wrap up local festivities this weekend, other surrounding communities are working to host area fall festivals close by. Labor Day weekend is the Nauvoo Grape Festival (September 2-4) and Festival on Wheels Car Show (September 3-4).  One of the […]

Thomas, Poe Turn in Top Times in Antique Fair 5K Run

With slow moving tractors and antique cars set to take the square Saturday, several area speedsters got the day off to a fast start Saturday morning with the annual Scotland County Hospital 5K/1.5 Mile Fun Run/Walk. More than 160 participants gathered on the east side of the Memphis City Square at 8 a.m. to take […]

2014 Antique Fair Quilt Show Winners Announced

The quilt show has come and gone for 2014, during the Scotland County Antique Fair.  A wide range of beautiful quilts were exhibited, each unique in their own way.  Ages of exhibitors ranged from 9 years to 102! Pictured here is a quilt exhibited by 102 year old Lena Martin.  Lena has been making quilts […]

Winners Announced for 2014 Antique Fair Events

Another successful Antique Fair was enjoyed in Memphis August 20th through the 24th. Winners of the tractor games were: Chain Drag – Brian Briggs; Slow Poke Race – Gene Brown; Barrel Roll – Jason Steele; Ball Drop – Mike Becraft; Wagon Backing – Brian Briggs; Chicken in a Pot – Brian Dalton and Dwayne Durham; […]

Austin Smith Claims Win in SCH 5K Run

The annual Scotland County Hospital Fun Run was held Saturday morning, August 23rd with well over 100 participants completing either the 5K run or the 1.5 mile walk. Austin Smith turned in the top time for the 5K, finishing in 21 minutes and 39 seconds. The top female performer was Lisa Murguia in a time […]

Historic Downing House Will Hold Annual Lawn Party

Good news!!  We will be having our annual Lawn Party Saturday, August 23rd.  Lunch will begin serving after the Antique Fair Parade at 11:00 a.m. Elaine Forrester will be in charge with all her helpers.  That old maple tree will have enough shade for all.  We will set up the tables and chairs as we […]