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Round Town: Fairs, carnivals and live theatre

Events happening this weekend in Southwest Virginia

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Here is a list of events happening Round Town across Southwest Virginia:

  • Take the family to the Salem Fair. Enjoy the rides, exhibits, entertainment and more. It’s Friday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. and noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free, but bring money for rides and food.
  • It’s the final weekend of the Buchanan Community Carnival. Enjoy the rides or a carnival burger and fries. It runs from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. through Saturday.
  • Take a lap around Martinsville Speedway and support veterans. For a $25 donation, you can drive your car around the historic half-mile track. Proceeds benefit Vet Tix, which gives event tickets to veterans and first responders. It’s Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • The Academy Center of the Arts Youth Theatre presents “Sister Act Jr.” There are shows Friday night at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets start at $6.
  • Mingle at the Market returns to the Vinton Farmers’ Market. Enjoy music by Five Dollar Shake, the beer garden and more. Tickets are $6. It’s Friday night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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