Virginia Peanut Festival

The 61st annual fair features a daily carnival with midway rides and games and favorite fair food, the Kick-Off Kook-Off peanut recipe tasting & competition (6-8 pm Thursday), and weekend festivities including live music, DJs, a food court, parade, car show, petting zoo, arts & crafts, educational exhibits, fireworks and more.

There is no charge for event admission, parking and live entertainment. Festival activities take place along South Main Street.

The four-day carnival is open from 5-9 pm Thursday, 5-11 pm Friday, 1-11 pm Saturday, and 1-6 pm Sunday on The Armory grounds at 105 School St.

Unlimited ride wristbands are $20 Thursday or Sunday and $30 Friday or Saturday while supplies last, or online before 5 pm Sept. 21 at DreamlandAmusements.com for $20 each, 2/$35 or 4/$60. See the carnival website for a pre-sale ride ticket special and coupon savings on rides and food.

Visit the festival website for the entertainment schedule on Friday and Saturday. For more information, call the Emporia-Greensville Chamber of Commerce at 434-634-9441.

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