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2014-03-14 23:23:10

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back ticket prices for Kid Rock at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul, Minnesota on Saturday, August 23, 2014. This well-known secondary ticket site is also offering their exclusive customer appreciation promo code DISCOUNT which can be used on any Kid Rock concert ticket order during 2014. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Ticket Down has reduced prices on Kid Rock tickets at the Minnesota State Fair on 8/23/14. This trusted secondary...

2011-06-21 11:00:00

Find Fair Food Classics & New Concoctions, Eating Contests & Cooking Demonstrations  COSTA MESA, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- No matter how it's served - battered, deep-fried, jumbo-sized, barbecued, on a stick, in a corn husk or just tasty - Fair food has always been a favorite unofficial theme of the OC Fair and this year it's the main theme with "LET'S EAT!" For the 23 days of the 2011 Fair (July 15-August 14), Fairgoers can enjoy a gastronomical...

2011-04-07 11:00:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The OC Fair returns July 15-August 14, 2011, with a summer celebration of food, fun and family under the theme of "LET'S EAT!" In a nod to this year's theme, which celebrates the full spectrum of gastronomical adventures, the OC Fair is offering food-related programming to please everyone's palate from farm to family to table. On Fridays from Noon-4 p.m., Fairgoers can sample a variety of Fair food for only $2 each taste. For those who...

2011-01-25 12:03:00

Hails from Unionville Community Fair, Chester County HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Claire Werkiser, of West Chester, Chester County, was crowned the 2011 Pennsylvania Fair Queen this week after a three-day competition held in Hershey during the annual joint convention of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs and Pennsylvania State Showmen's Association. "Pennsylvania's agriculture industry greatly benefits from the state fair queen program which...

2010-10-22 00:00:40

Most Improved Revenue in Mobility Rental Services at the Kansas State Fair Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 21, 2010 Scootaround Inc. has received the Apex Award for Most Improved Revenue at the Kansas State Fair. Providing scooter and wheelchair rentals for the 350,000+ person fair, Scootaround was able to meet the event requirements while at the same time improving on their previous year's award winning revenues for the show. "Our traveling fleet of scooters is operated by the most experienced...

2010-08-16 11:46:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2010 OC Fair went out with a bang, boasting record-breaking attendance for its 120th anniversary. The OC Fair saw 1,154,969 visitors, breaking more than a million in attendance for the fifth time in six years. The 2010 Fair might be over for the year, but as the theme indicates, the beat still goes on! The OC Fair was July 16-August 15. "The 2010 OC Fair's success is based squarely on the community's participation in and love of...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'