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Saturday, August 3, 2013

Fairs, festivals abound this weekend
From: wvva.com
Aug 02, 2013


BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - From lemonade to livestock and talent shows to tractor pulls, there's plenty to do in Mercer and Tazewell counties this weekend.

The annual Mercer County Fair began Friday at PikeView High School. The two-day event features food, crafts, games, rides and more. On Saturday, the fair will feature an Antique Tractor Pull, Car Show, Fun Dog Show and an Open Rodeo. For the full list of events, visit www.fairofmercer.county.com

The 25th annual Tazewell County Fair also began on Friday and will continue through Aug. 10. The event will feature amusements from Casey's Rides, tractor and ATV pulls, a pet show, concerts and more. To see the full list of events visit www.tazewellcountyfair.com

In Bluefield, Va., lemonade flows on Friday for the annual Lemonade Day event at Jack Asbury Square. Events include a Lemon Drop Count Contest, charity-sponsored lemonade stands and Music at the Gazebo.

In neighboring Bluefield, W.Va., the 15th annual Downtown Merchants Association Street Fair takes place at Chicory Square. Festivities begin Friday with a performance by Bluefield Dance Theatre and continue through Saturday with the annual pageant, car show, downhill derby an auction and much more.

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