August 21, 2014
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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 22nd. It’s a great time for friends, family, and short-track racing!

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!

Uncover the world of monsters and creatures from the movies! Find out how they are brought to life – from an idea to the final project. Explore each element from the design and story-boarding process to sculpting and molding to what you see on the big screen!

Take a look at the behind-the-scenes art and technology of animatronics. See how they are designed and installed to create the bones and muscles that make them move. Become an animatronics puppeteer and bring the monsters to life!

Take a trip back in time to an old country festival, complete with tractor pulls, down-home country cooking, rides, and more at Field Day of the Past 2014! It's a great way to spend a weekend with the entire family. It's September 19th - 21st, don't miss it!

The VCU Broad Street Mile returns on Saturday, September 20th! The event combines a street festival with a 5K Run and series of one-mile fun runs on the city’s major thoroughfare, Broad Street. The second annual event will take place on Broad Street between Belvidere Street and Hermitage Road. In addition to providing a fun, festive event, the VCU Broad Street Mile provides a turnkey fundraising opportunity for local community organizations. We are excited to introduce the VCU 5K which is a new addition for 2014!

Broad Street will be transformed into two areas, a running course and festival. The running course will feature the VCU 5K to kick-off the event, and eight themed one-mile races that start at 20 minute intervals. The festival area will feature live bands, music, art, food trucks, and exhibits from VCU academic programs, corporate sponsors, vendors, and local community organizations.

diggityFEST is Central Virginia's first and ONLY all kids music festival. Now in it's 4th year, we plan to do it even bigger and better than ever. In addition to a featured performance by the Diggity Dudes, a Richmond-based, nationally touring “kids band”, the festival also will include other national family music favorites and loads to do.  So bring your blankets and chairs, and plan to spend all day at diggityFEST 2014.
RESCHEDULED! Join Big Oldies 107.3 at Richard Bland College on October 4th for the 15th Annual Southern Knights Cruisers Veterans Car & Bike Show to benefit Our Country's Veterans. Money that is raised will benefit the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program, the Fisher House, and McGuire Veterans Hospital. You don't want to miss this year’s show, where over 300 show cars, trucks, and bikes are expected to attend! No matter what you like, Antiques, Classics, Muscle Cars, Street Rods, Customs, Compacts, Off Road Trucks, Custom Trucks, Antique Military Trucks, Antique Fire Trucks, Antique Police Cars, Race Cars and Bikes, they will ALL be there! AND you won't want to miss out on these activities: Military static displays, Restored military vehicles, Troops from Fort Lee, The Army “B3” Band   (Playing from 12:00pm – 1:00pm), Nutsy from the Flying Squirrels baseball team (11:00am – 1:00pm), Texas Road House armadillo, Nascar driving simulator, Helicopter(s), Fire Trucks from several areas, State police for the children (fingerprinting), and Military recruitment personnel.

Registration Begins 8am, Show Starts with Opening Ceremony at 11am. Show Closes 4pm.

Pre-Registration Prior to August 3rd $15, at Gate $25. All Vehicles Must be Set Up by 11am to be Judged. Vendor Spaces Available (must be Pre-Registered) Vendor Fees Range from $30-$60. Visit the Website for Further Details.

Cruise Out for a Great Cause to the Richard Bland College Located at 11301 Johnson Road in Petersburg, VA. 23805.

Come out to West Creek Parkway for the annual Richmond Heart Walk! The American Heart Association wants you to come out with family and friends. Bring the kids too! There's a 1 mile and 5K version of the walk. No matter your fitness level, come on out! Big Oldies 107.3 will be walking right beside you!

Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of Americans, don't be part of the statistic!

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