By Marianne Lassonde
Special to The Record
After a season that saw most either cancel or drastically change their plans in 2020, the planning committees behind live events and county fairs in the area are hesitant to start telling people to dust off their cowboy hats and gather their cattle. Faced with uncertainty, some are beginning to wonder if there will be enough time to plan these large events within the coming months – even if they do eventually receive the governmental go-ahead.
“For the fair, most of our planning happens between January and April, with April being our biggest month,” shared Avery Perkins, president of the Expo Richmond Fair. “So far, we have not had one single meeting since last fall.”