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Friday, September 14, 2018

The 99th annual Pitt County American Legion Agricultural Fair is scheduled to be open Tuesday through Sept. 23 at the county fairgrounds, 3910 Martin Luther King Jr. Highway.

The event will feature a children’s barnyard, free shows and exhibits and nearly three dozen carnival rides from Powers Midway.

Daily entertainment includes hypnotist-magician Alan Sands, one-man-band Marc Dobson and The Barnyard Cackle Review. Other daily features include High Rollers antique bicycles, 18th-century tinsmith Michael Felk and Dakota and Friends Dinosaur Road Show.

Tuesday’s opening will feature Black Jack Quartet and Carolina Girls line dancing. Karen Snead and Alexis Vann will sing at 6 p.m. Thursday, followed by Pitt County Fair’s Rock Stars Karaoke from 7-8 p.m. The band After April will perform at 4 p.m. Sept. 23.

The fair, which has the theme “Spinning On,” also has different daily themes, including Daily Reflector family night on Tuesday ($1 off admission with newspaper coupon) and senior citizens day on Wednesday with free admission from 1-6 p.m. for ages 55 and older.

Fair hours are 5:30-10:45 p.m. Tuesday, 4-10:45 p.m. Wednesday through Sept. 21, 1-11:45 p.m. Sept. 22 and 1-7:45 p.m. Sept. 23.

General daily admission is $6, free for ages 4 and younger. Wristbands (for unlimited rides) are $20 each. Parking is free. Visit pittfair.org or call 756-6916.

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