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LANCASTER — The 133rd Annual Bolton Fair gets under way Aug. 14 at the Lancaster Fairgrounds, Route 117.

This popular regional fair offers animal exhibits, rides, games, craft and growers’ exhibits, hands-on experiences, demonstrations, a kids area, entertainers, a petting zoo, monster truck and demolition derby shows, hundreds of vendors and countless attractions. “The Bolton Fair is a great family event,” said Donna McCullen, Lancaster branch manager of Workers’ Credit Union, which is a major sponsor of the event.

Visitors to the Bolton Fair can browse through the wares of many craft and commercial vendors or sample fresh-grown produce, homemade jellies and jams, as well as baked goods, in the Farmers’ Market. The Exhibit Hall will showcase hundreds of home-grown and handmade crafts and goodies. Entertainers will appear nightly on the Pavilion Stage and an outdoor stage, which will feature the country singer Nicole Frechette, Friday evening, and The Tim Charron Band, Saturday night. There’s also the fabulous country fair food court, offering several dozen food vendors. The bold-spirited may want to venture onto the popular midway, with its rides for all ages. Visit for more information.

Dates: Aug. 14 -16

Times: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: Lancaster Fairgrounds, Route 117, Lancaster

Cost: Adults, $10; seniors, $6; ages 5 to 12, $5; military personnel, $5; ages 4 and under, free. Multi-day passes are available.

Parking: Free parking

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