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Wide Open GIII Lecomte Stakes to kickoff the 2017 Derby Trail season at The Fairgrounds - Entries - Free PP's - M/L Odds - Post Positions

RACE 11, LeComte S. (Grade III)   POST TIME – 5:00 PM (Local)

Purse $200,000. For Three Year Olds. One Mile And Seventy Yards (Dirt) where 10/4/2/1 Derby Points are up for grabs! 163 more words

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A Wintery Escape To The Frosted Fairground At Dreamland 

We first visited Dreamland over the summer and knew that it’s retro feel and rustic, seaside charm were always going to bring us back.

I did however always consider it to be a summertime trip and had never really considered going during the winter months until we were asked to go along last weekend to visit their Frosted Fairground. 470 more words

Families

North Carolina-Wake County-November 19

North Carolina People, Places, and Things-November 19

I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 255 more words

North Carolina

Ready for some Holiday Cheer? Get to Junk Jubilee Jingles in DSM this weekend!

This is one event you do NOT want to miss!  It’s a special Holiday Junk event in Des Moines, IA at the State Fairgrounds {yes, there are that many vendors!} that includes vintage, upcycled, recycled, chippy, shabby, primitive & more with companies from 10 different states that come together for a whole lot of junk fun! 28 more words

'You'll be my Queen'

Lovers from across the universe

Is it possible these things can happen?

I wake up one morning in a foreign land

The air is filled with the smell… 75 more words

Writing

Flying Horses

FLYING HORSES

(On the Merry-Go-Round of Love)

While she was busy falling in love

They were worried about her fall back down

And asked the fairground, carousel maestro… 173 more words

A Trip to the Western Carolina State Fair

My husband heard about a local fair in Aiken, SC happening this weekend and he asked if I wanted to go. We had both been studying non-stop and decided a day out of the house was just what the doctor ordered (pun intended). 407 more words

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