August 21, 2014
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Whats Happening on Big Oldies 107.3
Wake up weekday mornings with Big Oldies 107.3 and Jim Conlee beginning at 6am! Great music, prize giveaways and more!
Start your afternoon commute weekdays at 3pm with Big Oldies 107.3 and Tony Booth. He'll take you back in time to the Beatles, The Beach Boys, Motown, a look at the Top 5 songs in the country during this time period and more!

"DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU SING?" FROM GEICO

IT’S THE COOL DAYS OF SUMMER – WITH COOL OLDIES AND COOL THINGS TO DO ALL SUMMER LONG! Play "Do You Know What You Sing" this week in the morning with Jim Conlee for your chance to win tickets to the Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center!

Big Oldies 107.3 and the Ford Motor Company welcome the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to Richmond International Raceway on September 6th ! Listen all this week for the Ford Motor sounder and be the 7th caller when you hear it to win tickets to the race! OR click here to register to win!

Wait for the GREEN FLAG to drop to win NASCAR tickets!

Listen each morning for Jim Conlee to throw the GREEN FLAG on the race to be caller number 3 to win tickets to NASCAR at RIR! The Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series return to Richmond Friday, September 5th and Big Oldies 107.3 is your ticket connection! All this week, we will be giving away tickets on-air to Friday's Virginia 529 College Savings 250 and Saturday's Federated Auto Parts 400!

Win Tickets to the Chesterfield County Fair AND Southside Speedway!

Big Oldies 107.3 wants you to get out and enjoy these last summer nights before it’s too late! Listen all this week for your chance to win tickets to the Chesterfield County Fair coming to the 
campgrounds August 22nd – 30th AND tickets to see this Friday night’s race at Southside Speedway!
Visit our Facebook Page this week for your chance to win:
  • Tickets to the Science Museum of Virginia's How to Make a Monster exhibit!
  • Tickets to Southside Speedway
Register here for your chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets to a Flying Squirrels baseball game, and as the winner, you also get the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at the game! Good luck!
What's Happening Around The World
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Saturday Night Live announcer Don Pardo died Monday in Tucson, Ariz. He also was the announcer for the original versions of the game shows The Price is Right and Jeopardy!
NPR TV critic Eric Deggans offers four suggestions beyond replacing host David Gregory for revitalizing NBC's Sunday politics show, based on his own experience as a CNN guest host.
Alastair Bland looks at the dangers to real sharks and the hazards of pseudo-documentaries as another Shark Week draws to a close.
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As part of All Things Considered's series on Men in America, NPR's Eric Deggans considers the way television fatherhood has changed over the past five decades, from Ward Cleaver to Walter White.
Since it was created in 2012, the MiTú network has been rapidly expanding to meet demand for Latino Web content. Now, it's partnering with Televisa, a Spanish-language media company.
On this week's show, we dive into the tricky land of MPAA film ratings and consider the weather and disaster movies we have known and tried not to know.
The drama is set in a New York hospital in 1900, when surgeons were developing new techniques. Series creators Jack Amiel and Michael Begler and medical historian Stanley Burns talk about the show.
Goldblum hosts a weekly jazz show in LA with his band, The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra. For more than 15 years, he's worked that around his acting schedule. (This piece aired on May 25, 2014 on ATC.)
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SATURDAY’S ARE  $ 1 KIDS RIDE DAYS AT FAIR

Saturdays, August 23rd & 30th, have been designated as “Kids/Students” dollar ride days, 11am to 5pm only, at the Chesterfield County Fair.   This special offer includes “Kiddleland Rides” and  any/all of the 30 some adult rides . . . $1 per ride, per kid/student.  Daily fair admission is required  (Adults $ 8  ,  Senior/Child $ 5)
 
Students are defined as anyone attending a public or private school. College, trade or tech students must show valid ID at the midway ticket booth.  After 5 pm, regular weekend midway ride prices will prevail. 
 
New major thrill rides this year include the Tornado, Rok N Rol, Super Shot,  Orbitor and Cliff Hanger.  Other new rides are Puppy Roll, Trabant, Wiggle Worm, Expo Wheel, Loch nes Monster and Quad Runner.
 
This year’s midway is bigger than ever and offers 40% more new rides than in the past.   Visit  www.chesterfieldcountyfair.org for complete fair details and special offers.


The Chesterfield County Fair is back again with tons of crazy, fun entertainment all week long! You can find us by the stage at several of the events listed below:

8/22  7pm - The Pizazz Band

8/23  11am - 4-H Talent Show
         8pm - Illusions of ELVIS / Keith Henderson

8/24  11:30am - Ft. Lee Rock Band
        1pm - Senior Idols by Shepherds Center
        7pm - Elvis Gospel Favorites

8/25  8pm - Miss Chesterfield Co Fair Pageant

8/26  7pm - GXW Pro Wrestling

8/27  8pm - 7 Bridges - Ultimate EAGLES Concert

8/28  7:30pm - Flashback

8/29  6pm - Lindsey Erin
        8:30pm - Southland Country Band

8/30  4:30pm - Statler Brothers Tribute by American Pride
 

If you've never seen it, it's a sight to behold! "The Toughest Short Track In The South," Southside Speedway. Be sure to check out the upcoming race on Friday, August 29th. It’s a great time for friends, family, and short-track racing!