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State Fair of Virginia readying for Friday opening

Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:52 am

The tents are already going up, and other preparations are accelerating as the State Fair of Virginia readies for its 10-day run that will begin Sept. 26 at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County. The fair will open at 10 a.m. each morning through Oct. 5, and the Midway Madness by Virginia Lottery and Virginia529 Kidway will open each morning at 11. A detailed scheduling feature on the fair

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  • Community Calendar, week of September 25

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:36 am

    Ongoing *Caroline High School class of 1984 is hosting its 30th class reunion Nov. 28 and 29. The event will be held at the Virginia Center Commons Wyndham Hotel in Glen Allen. Graduates of classes 1980 – 89 are invited to attend as special guests. For more information, call Sylvia Childs at (804) 994-7035. *The Port Royal Museum of American History is open to the public each Saturday from 10

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  • Arrr ye ready for Charter Day?

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 3:34 pm

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    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Ignoring historical precedent, Port Royal isn’t hiding its increased revenue from pirates—it’s inviting them in. This Oct. 4, the “hidden village” sandwiched between the banks of the Rappahannock and the crossroads of Routes 301 and 17 will play host to a motley crew of marauders, locals, musicians, and historical interpreters at its second annual Charter Day, a swashbuckling event celebrating its 270 years as

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  • Milford Day is this Saturday at Milford Presbyterian Church

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    Milford Presbyterian Church will be hosting the 15th annual Milford Day event on the church lawn this Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 9 a.m. The day provides an opportunity for the community to gather, socialize, and enjoy a range of activities. Rapidan Ridge, The Dixie Belles, Denim and Lace, and the Caroline High School Marching Cavaliers will be sharing their musical talents with those attending. The church will be hosting

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  • Community Calendar, week of September 18

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:38 am

    Ongoing *Caroline High School class of 1984 is hosting its 30th class reunion Nov. 28 and 29. The event will be held at the Virginia Center Commons Wyndham Hotel in Glen Allen. Graduates of classes 1980 – 89 are invited to attend as special guests. For more information, call Sylvia Childs at (804) 994-7035. *The Port Royal Museum of American History is open to the public each Saturday from 10

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  • State Fair of Virginia tickets now on sale at numerous ticket outlet locations

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:45 am

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    Fans of the State Fair of Virginia can spend less time in line and more time enjoying the fair—and save money—with tickets purchased from numerous ticket outlets or online. Adult and youth/senior General Admission tickets are available at the weekday price—$12 for adults and $8 for youth (5 to 12) and seniors (60 or older)—but can be used on any one day during the fair’s 10-day run. That represents a

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  • Community Calendar, week of September 11

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:13 am

    Ongoing *Caroline High School class of 1984 is hosting its 30th class reunion Nov. 28 and 29. The event will be held at the Virginia Center Commons Wyndham Hotel in Glen Allen. Graduates of classes 1980 – 89 are invited to attend as special guests. For more information, call LaVonda Wingfield at (540) 205-7495. *The Port Royal Museum of American History is open to the public each Saturday from 10

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