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Changes planned for Tanana Valley Fair

By Associated Press 11:14 AM March 25, 2014

Events start Aug. 1

FAIRBANKS, Alaska- Organizers of the Tanana Valley Fair say the summer event this year will feature some changes, including new rides.

The fair is set to run Aug. 1 to Aug. 9.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says new events will include a rodeo and a demolition derby. The rodeo is scheduled to take place the first two days of the fair. A demolition derby is set for Aug. 8.

A new carnival also is planned, with different rides to be provided by a new operator.

The fair’s general manager, Joyce Whitehorn, says the new carnival attractions will be listed on the fair website.

This year’s theme for the fair is “Peonies From Heaven.”

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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