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May 24, 2012

Three Rivers Festival to start today

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FAIRMONT —

“That’s really taken off for us,” Bickerstaff said.
The 3 a.m. Band will take the stage Saturday night, with the fireworks display to conclude the weekend of fun.
The Myers Amusements carnival will be open today through Sunday. Each year the carnival aims to bring in two new rides, with the Go Gator and the Bear Affair being this year’s newest attractions. The Go Gator is a mini rollercoaster for children, and the Bear Affair is a “spin themselves sick” kind of ride, according to manager L.A. Myers.
With 13 rides and six games, the carnival has a great view and is worth visiting, he said.
“It’s exciting,” Myers said. “We really have our fingers crossed. Not only is it going to be a great event, but it’s going to be a great summer.”
More information about the festival can be found at www.wvthreeriversfestival.org.
Email Nicole Lemal at nlemal@timeswv.com.

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