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Ready to ride: VA-KY District Fair in full swing

Stephen Igo • Jun 6, 2018 at 11:19 AM

WISE — The 105th rendition of the VA-KY District Fair & Horse Show is in full swing at Wise County's Shelcy Mullins Sr. Fairgrounds with the ever popular Kids Day slated to blast the annual event into high gear on Wednesday.

Gates open at 11 a.m. for Kids Day with noon through 6 p.m. carnival rides at $15 presented by The Great James H. Drew Exposition on the Midway. One price rides after 6 p.m. will be $20. Admission throughout the fair — except for a one-hour only free admission window on Saturday — is $8 for ages 12 and up, $2 for children ages 5-11, and free for children ages 4 and under.

Wednesday's events lineup includes the Hello October concert at 6 p.m., the Southern Accent concert at 7 p.m., SEBRA Bull Riding at the horse arena at 7 p.m., the Family Feud Game Show in the Arts Building at 7 p.m., and If Birds Could Fly concert at 8 p.m.

Thursday will be Senior Citizens Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with gates open at 10 a.m. Thursday's lineup includes ATV Racing at 7 p.m., SEBRA Bull Riding at 7 p.m., the Family Feud Game Show in the Arts Building at 7 p.m., the Sycamore Hollow concert at 7 p.m., and The Cleverly's concert at 8 p.m. One price rides at $20.

Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday with one price rides at $20. Friday events include the Ivan Fleming concert at 6 p.m., the Livestock Show at the horse arena at 7 p.m., Motocross Racing at 7:30 p.m., Karaoke in the Arts Building at 7 p.m., and the Collin Raye concert at 8 p.m.

Gates open at 11 a.m. for the big finale with free admission from 11 a.m. to noon. Saturday will reprise Kids Day from noon through 6 p.m. with one price carnival rides at $15, and rides at $20 after 6 p.m. Saturday's events include the Horse Show at 6 p.m., the Corey Michael Harris concert at 6 p.m., Karaoke in the Arts Building at 7 p.m., and the Folk Soul Revival concert at 8 p.m.

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