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Don't miss this year's Demolition Derby, provided by #JMMotorsports ! Meet us on Opening Night (Friday, Oct, 4 at 7:30 PM) at the Grandstand. Witness the 4-, 6- and 8-cylinder derby, minivan derby and kid’s Power Wheels derby. Come back on Thursday, Oct. 10 for the 6- and 8- cylinder Championships, presented by @WXLVABC45 . Looks like some high-speed fun at the fair! #13DaysToGo #HowDoYouFair ...

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We are TWO weeks away until the fun begins! Do you have your tickets yet!? Don't wait! Get a special price when you buy tickets online in advance! bit.ly/DCFairTickets #14DaysToGo #HowDoYouFair ...

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New this year, #MariachiLosGallerosDeMexico from Raleigh will perform throughout the fair. On Monday, Oct 11 at 3PM, 5PM, 7PM and 9PM, Winston-Salem’s JOT aka #GrandeGato (@soulfullceo), CEO of Soul-Full Productions, will perform his popular hip-hop/rap/R&B renditions. Join us on that night for Hispanic Heritage Night featuring @losacousticguys, sponsored by @hispanicleague and @nclaley! #15daystogo #howdoyoufair ...

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The @ombmarcdobson is one of a few manually-controlled, real one-man bands who can trick an ear into hearing a band performance from a solo musician. Marc plays 9.1 instruments including; vocals, harmonica, guitar, sub guitar (his .1), bass drum, snare drum, hi-hat, crash cymbal, trash cymbal, and hi-hat tambourine! He's a talent you have to come and see for yourself! #16DaysToGo #HowDoYouFair ...

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A little inspiration hits the Grandstand on Wednesday, October 9, at 7:30 PM, when “The Faith Tour,” featuring @jordanfeliz with @iamtheyband and @_hannahkerr (presented by @wbfj ) brings their wildly popular contemporary Christian rock sound to town. You won't want to miss this! #17DaysToGo #HowDoYouFair ...

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Country Music legend, Joe Diffie has charted 35 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, five of which peaked at No. 1: his debut release “Home”, “If the Devil Danced”, “Third Rock from the Sun”, “Pickup Man” and “Bigger Than the Beatles”. Join #JoeDiffie and @93.1thewolf at the Grandstand on Tuesday October 8 at 7:30 pm! #18DaysToGo #HowDoYouFair ...

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The Dixie Classic Fair is proud to present the 5th Annual Tobacco Stringing / Looping Contest sponsored by Fun Rides & Events of Sanford, NC! Come by to celebrate the agriculture and history of our region. #19DaysToGo #HowDoYouFair ...

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There’ll be “No Parking on the Dance Floor” when @MidnightStarBand comes to the fair. Join this legendary R&B techno funk group and @971QMG on Monday night, October 7th, at the Grandstand for all their classic hits like “Midas Touch,” “Wet My Whistle,” and more! They have promised a show to keep you on your feet and out of your seats! #20DaysToGo #HowDoYouFair ...

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Just 3 weeks until the fun begins! Do you have your tickets yet!? Don't wait! Get a special price when you buy tickets online in advance! 🔗 in bio! #HowDoYouFair #21DaystoGo ...

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Want to be “a part of everything that's good?" Our friends from @southwestsouthlanddairyfarmers 🐄 are showing off their milking skills at the fair and want to teach them to you! Innovative and educational, this event is perfect for kiddos to learn something new. Swing on by for a special cow milking demo. Say "Hi!" to the chicken and sheep on the way over. Q&A included! #howdoyoufair #22daystogo ...

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Experience our interactive, exotic animal petting zoo which includes about 25 rare animals from around the world. Meet our animal ambassadors such as Little Joe (the wallaby), Juliet (the Scotch Highlander), Humphrey (the camel), Rascal (the Fennec fox), and Kevin Bacon (the potbellied pig). 🐷 We can't wait until you meet them! #howdoyoufair #23daystogo ...

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We love seeing all of our furry friends at the fair each year! Hogway Speedway Racing Pigs are specially bred and trained. These fleet footed racing pigs bolt from the starting gate at the sound of the bell and race around an oval track with ears laid back, stubby legs churning and curly tails sailing along behind. The Hogway Speedway always attracts a crowd! Races will be held throughout the day. #HowDoYOUfair #24daystogo ...

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Get ready for the high-flying, spell-binding canine athleticism of @themarvelousmutts ! The Marvelous Mutts blend frisbee, agility racing and dock diving to create a thrilling, family-friendly show. You can catch them daily at the fair this year. It’s a performance you don’t want to miss! #howdoyoufair #25daystogo ...

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Sunday afternoons in the South are full of family and delicious soul food. Don’t worry, we’ll have soul food here at the fair as well. Keep your family’s tradition alive while enjoying all the fun of the Dixie Classic Fair. Check the link in our bio to learn more about what the fair has to offer. #26DaysToGo #HowDoYouFair ...

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No need for Netflix, a real Chainsaw Master will be here at the fair! Mountain Mike, from Mountain Mike's Whetstone Woodworks, is an international speed carver and Masterpiece carver who earned the title of "Master of the Chainsaw" in and 2017. He’s competed in Germany, and Australia as well as carved in New Zealand. You can find him here at the fair! Make sure you stop by to see his creations! #27DaysToGo #HowDoYouFair ...

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While our neighbors in Greensboro are enjoying the @ncfolkfestival this weekend, the Dixie Classic Fair will feature Bluegrass daily in Yesterday Village. Come and check out tunes from artist like Jeff Foxall, Craig Smith, Scott Huffman and Robert Sprye! #28moredays #HowDoYouFair ...

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Only 29 more days to go! Have you had the “Butterfly Experience” at the Dixie Classic Fair? This educational exhibit focuses on the life cycle of a butterfly from egg to adult and teaches how to can fix a broken wing. Fair-goers get the chance to interact with the butterflies AND take one home! See the 🔗 in the bio for a sneak peek! #HowDoYouFair ...

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We’re exactly one month away! Meet Jim Collins, The Wino! Collins head up the Dixie Classic Fair Wine Competition. From start to finish, a team of certified judges from across the country evaluate over 425 wines. These wines are on display in the Wine Pavilion, located in Yesterday Village. There you can participate in wine sampling and find an outdoor patio for savoring your favorite selections each night of the fair. #HowDoYouFair ...

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The deadline to submit your competitive entry form is TODAY. 🌽🌸🧵🎨📷 You can enter online at https://t.co/E8aBUuO6dB #Howdoyoufair ...

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🌽🌸🧵🎨📷The deadline to submit your competitive entry forms is Sept You can enter online at https://t.co/E8aBUuO6dB #Howdoyoufair ...

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TGIF! A 3 day weekend is the perfect time to get the family together to work on your entries for the 2019 fair. The deadline for entry forms is Sept 1. You can enter online at https://bit.ly/2Zm2CQ8 #howdoyoufair ...

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There is still time to make your entries for the 2019 fair. The deadline to enter your competetive entries is Sept 1. You can enter online by going to https://bit.ly/2Zm2CQ8 #howdoyoufair ...

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Competitive Entries are now open for the 2019 fair! You can register online at DCFair.com or by mail through Sept 1. #howdoyoufair #dcfair #dixieclassicfair #wsnc #myws ...

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Today we said "Fair"well to our Fair Director David Sparks who is retiring after 30 years of fun. Thank you David for all your hard work and dedication and for making The Dixie Classic Fair a hometown tradition. We are excited to announce that Cheryle Hartley will be taking over as our new Fair Director. Cheryle has been our Assistant Fair Director for 13 years and we are excited to see the fair continue to grow under her new leadership. Please feel free to comment below with any well wishes or congratulations. #dcfair #wsfairgrounds ...

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We are so excited to start planning for the 2019 Dixie Classic Fair and would love to have your feedback! Please fill out our survey at the link in our bio. #dixieclassicfair ...

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That’s a wrap! It’s been 10 days full of fun, food and the best part of all—YOU. Thank you for making the 136th year of the Fair a success. We have loved every minute. See you next year! #dixieclassicfair #yourbeacontofun #wsnc #myws #howdoyoufair ...

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Saddle up and head over to the Grandstand at 7 p.m. for the Rodeo! You don’t want to miss it. #dixieclassicfair #yourbeacontofun #rodeo #wsnc #myws #howdoyoufair ...

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Fight off those Sunday scaries and come enjoy some furry friends! Ride a camel, feed a parakeet and say hi to Chelsea the zebra. #dixieclassicfair #howdoyoufair ...

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Congratulations to Laurelyn Ridge, 1st place winner of last night’s Little Black Dressing-Dress Up your Recipe contest. Laurelyn is 13-years-old and won $500 for her Three to Tango Chicken Casserole. She is shown here with her mother Crystal Ridge, who took home 2nd place for her Far East Orange Ginger Sesame Chicken. We love it when great cooking skills run in the family! Way to go ladies❤️ #yourbeacontofun #dixieclassicfair #howdoyoufair ...

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Please mention, print out or bring in this ad located on page A10 of the Winston-Salem Journal for today's Winston-Salem Journal Family Day. Receive FREE admission for up to 4 kids ages 11 and under with 1 paid adult. Also, kids age 7 and under can ride all of the Strates Shows Kiddieland Rides for just $10.00. All rides subject to height safety restrictions. Excludes pony rides. Promotion ends at 7 p.m. #dixieclassicfair #yourbeacontofun ...

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Happy Sunday! Join us for the last day of the Fair and the last day of Winston-Salem Journal Family Days! Bring the ad located on page A10 of the Winston-Salem Journal and receive FREE admission for up to 4 kids ages 11 and under with 1 paid adult. Also, kids age 7 and under can ride all of the Strates Shows Kiddieland Rides for just $10.00. All rides subject to height safety restrictions. Excludes pony rides. See you soon! #dixieclassicfair #yourbeacontofun #fairfun #fairrides #wsnc #myws #howdoyoufair ...

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Today was another amazing day at the Dixie Classic Fair! Join us tomorrow for another Family Day sponsored by @wsjournalnow. Be sure to clip your coupon for great savings! Up to 4 children ages 11 & under admitted free with a paying adult, and kids 7 & under can ride Strates Shows Kiddieland rides for just $10.00 until 7pm. We’ll see you here tomorrow for the last day of the fair! Photo credit: J. Stanley Photography ...

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