The 2011 Virginia State Fair starts its 11-day run this week.
The fair starts Thursday evening and runs through Oct. 9 at The
Meadow Park in Doswell.
Gates open at 5 p.m. on Thursday. Opening-night prices include
$10 for a "walk-around" ticket and $10 for a ride wristband.
The fair will feature several new shows along with concerts by
Tracy Lawrence on Friday, Percy Sledge on Saturday and the Marshall
Tucker Band on Oct. 6.
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