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On Now until Fri 9 December, 2016

"The Jungle Book" (pg) - Packington Film Club

After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo. At Packington Memorial Hall. Doors open 7pm for a..

On Now until Sat 10 December, 2016

Ibstock Christmas Festival

This highly popular village event will be taking place at The Palace, High Street, Ibstock, on Friday, 9th December between 3.30pm and 8.30pm and Saturday, 10th December between 10.00am and 1.00pm. Santa will be there to greet his visitors in his..

Sat 10 December, 2016

Hill Farm Christmas Open Day - Packington

Come along to Hill Farm, Spring Lane, Packington, LE65 1WU and visit Santa in his log cabin. Meet his elves and put your name on the "nice list". We have lots of Christmas craft activities for children to make as well as visiting our farm animals in..

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Sat 10 December, 2016

Coalville Care Home Open Day Christmas Fair

Coalville Care Home is collaborating with local businesses who will put stall up for the day on Our OPEN DAY CRHISTMAS FAIR  at 10.30am - 3pm. Our car park will be a Christmas Market Feel on the day. We are also looking for cheese and jam stall..

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Sat 10 December, 2016

Coalville Care Home Open Day Christmas Fair

Coalville Care Home is reaching out to the community calling any local businesses who would like to put a stall up for the day on Our OPEN DAY CHRISTMAS FAIR please contact us and we will be happy to accommodate you. We will be using our Carpark so..

Sat 10 December, 2016

Social Dance - Bagworth

SOCIAL DANCE AT BAGWORTH CLUB, STATION ROAD, BAGWORTH. FROM 8PM. £2-50 ENTRY ON THE DOOR. 2016 DATES; FEB20TH/MARCH19TH/APRIL16TH/MAY21ST JUNE18TH/JULY16TH AUG.20TH/SEPT.10TH/OCTOBER15TH/NOV.19TH/DEC10TH/DEC31ST. ALSO TEA DANCES EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM..

Sat 10 December, 2016

"A Brief history of Christmas" - Century Theatre - Snibston

Acclaimed historical musicians Blast from the Past present a festive romp through 600 years of Christmas music, songs and stories. Beginning in the Middle Ages and ending in the 20th century, ‘A Brief History of Christmas’ is a whistle-stop tour..

Sat 10 December, 2016

The Ockbrook Big Band - Venture Jazz Club - Ashby

Venture Jazz Club presents The Ockbrook Big Band at their regular and popular Christmas Jazz Party. At The Venture Theatre, North Street, Ashby. Tickets £12.50 (includes a snack) available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre. Telephone 01530..

Sat 10 December, 2016

Christmas Craft Fayre - Coalville Library

The Coalville Library are holding a Christmas Fayre 10.00am until 3.00pm at the Library on High Street Coalville with local school choirs, craft stalls and the Hermitage FM will be broadcasting live from 10.00am until 1.00pm. Santa will be in his..

Sat 10 December, 2016

Christmas Dance - Ravenstone

Christmas Dance at Ravenstone Insitute 8pm  with live group 'Dad's Armony' playing mainly 60s music. Licensed bar - bring your own nibbles This is an annual event organised by ex members of Ravenstone Youth Club in the 60s. Tickets £7 telephone..

Sun 11 December, 2016

"White Christmas" - Century Theatre- Coalville

We take a Christmas theme with our screening of Paramount Studio's "White Christmas", starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney & Vera-Ellen. At The Century Theatre, Snibston, Coalville LE67 3LN. Starts 2.30pm. Tickets  £3.50..

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Sun 11 December, 2016

St. Peter's Christmas Concert - Thornton

Come along and be entertained in proper Festive Style in our beautiful 14th century St. Peter's church, Church Lane, Thornton, right beside the picturesque reservoir. (Just two miles from Coalville). A popular concert with beautiful music, a wide..

Sun 11 December, 2016

Christmas at the Jacobean Manor - 1620'S House - Donington Le Heath

Bring your family to explore the fully furnished Jacobean house as it is prepared for the Digby family to celebrate the full twelve days of Christmas. Talk to our costumed volunteers to find out how the family and their servants would celebrate and..

Sun 11 December, 2016

Shooshoobaby's Christmas Party - Thringstone

With heaps of musical wit and superb harmonies, this effortlessly funny double act (and their pianists) host an unashamedly sparkly christmas party, with new arrangements of well known songs and gorgeous unknown vintage gems. At Thringstone House,..

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Mon 12 December to Fri 16 December, 2016

Breakfast with Santa @ Barneys Playbarn

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA. Mon 12th to Fri 16th Dec. £8.00 per child starts at 9.30am Come and have breakfast and meet Santa. Crafts, Unlimited play and a gift from Santa.Hot or Cold set breakfast available. Hot – Sausage, Hash Brown, Beans &..

Mon 12 December, 2016

"A Voyage Into East Anglia"- Talk - Donisthorpe

An entertaining and illustrated look at the Fens, the rivers Nene, Great Ouse and associated waterways. The speaker is Phil Clayton. At Donisthorpe Woodland Centre (DM's), Church Street, Donisthorpe, DE12 7PY AT 7.30PM. admission is free and all are..

Tue 13 December, 2016

Coalville Crafters Get Together

New general craft group in Coalville – come along to share your crafts with others or learn something new! Meets last Tuesday of the month, apart from December which is a bit earlier in the month: Tuesday 29th November at 10am Tuesday 13th..

Tue 13 December, 2016

Ashby Civic Society - Christmas Social Evening

The most popular event of the year. Our usual good food and good company with entertainment by Keith Blood at the Century Cinema, Snibston. Time usually 6.30pm but to be confirmed on our website. Early booking essential : Call Margaret 01530 412410..

Wed 14 December, 2016

Ashby (Ivanhoe) Travel Club - Talk - "Christmas Pot Pourri"

In the Pithiviers Room at Ivanhoe College North Street Ashby de la Zouch, 7.30 start (prompt), all welcome. No joining fee, £1.50 for each evening attended, the Talk is illustrated with slides. This months talk is "Christmas Pot Pourri" and the..

Thu 15 December, 2016

Whitwick Historical Group Open Afternoon

Whitwick Historical Group Annual Christmas Open Afternoon, Come along between 12 noon until 4pm at The Old Station, North Street Whitwick LE67 5HA. Light seasonal refreshments will be served. An opportunity to see inside our unique Victorian..

Fri 16 December, 2016

The Wonders (15) - Appleby Magna Film Society

A family of Tuscan beekeepers have their lives disrupted when their daughter enters a TV reality show, causing them to confront tradition and modernity. Won Grand Prize at Cannes. (15, Drama) Duration: 1 hr 50 mins Italian with subtitles Showings at..

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Fri 16 December, 2016

Go Ukulele Crazy Night! - Packington - CANCELLED

Join local band 'Go Ukulele Crazy' for a fun packed night at Packington Village Hall 7.30pm on Friday 16th December. Lots of opportunities to join in with the choruses, actions and have a good time. As it's near to Christmas, there will be the odd..

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Fri 16 December, 2016

Broom Leys Choral Society Christmas Carol Concert

Broom Leys Choral Society are presenting their annual Family Christmas Carol Concert at St. John's Church, Hugglescote at 7.30pm. Their guests will again be the prize-winning Leicestershire Co-op (Snibston) Brass Band. Tickets are only £8 for adults..

Fri 16 December, 2016

"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" - Kegworth

Alice's remarkable journey to a strange world as re-imaged by fantastic performances, mastery puppetry, a beautiful set that unfolds from a vintage trunk and magical original music. A Centre Stage production. At Kegworth Village hall, DE742FH For..

Sat 17 December, 2016

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Come along and dance to Phil Brown at Blackfordby Village Hall from 8pm - 11pm admission £3. Licensed bar and refreshments for further details telephone 01283 213481 

Sat 17 December, 2016

Ashby Concert Band Christmas Concert

Ashby concert Band are performing their Christmas concert at Holy Trinity Church, Ashby.  Tickets available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre (01530 411767).

Sat 17 December, 2016

Hill Farm Christmas Open Day - Packington

Come along to Hill Farm, Spring Lane, Packington, LE65 1WU and visit Santa in his log cabin. Meet his elves and put your name on the "nice list". We have lots of Christmas craft activities for children to make as well as visiting our farm animals in..

Sat 17 December, 2016

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BR. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Also Market Bosworth Farmers Markets on 4th Sunday of every month 9am-2pm the Market Place, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LE For further..

Sun 18 December, 2016

Funhouse comedy club - Christmas Special - Ashby

Fun House Comedy Club CHRISTMAS SPECIAL at Ashby Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby. LE65 1AB,  Tel 01530415039. Doors open 7.00pm Starts 7:45pm  £13 in advance Acts Include: Jo Caulfield, Gary Delaney Phil Chapman Simon..

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Sun 18 December, 2016

Christmas Fancy Dress Disco @ Barneys Playbarn

Sunday 18th December 3pm – 5.30pm Fancy Dress Disco £8.00 per ticket Includes play, food, games and gift from Santa. Booking essential as limited places available

Sun 18 December, 2016

"Desford Colliery Band" - Century Theatre - Snibston

An evening of music from the Desford Colliery Band At The Century Theatre, Ashby Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3LN Tickets £8 Box Office 01530 278444

Sun 18 December, 2016

TUNEICEF 2016 - Music Event - Loughborough

The launch party concert for this year's #TUNEICEF charity music project! Join local artists - The Bench That Rocked, Track 95, The Relinquished, the Village and Dave The Rock Band along with JM Guitar Tuition students for an evening of live and..

Thu 22 December, 2016

Funhouse Comedy Club - Christmas Special - Ashby

Fun House Comedy Club CHRISTMAS SPECIAL at Ashby Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby. LE65 1AB. Doors open 7.30pm Starts 8:15pm  £13 in advance Acts Include: Tanyalee Davis, Lloyd Griffith Jollyboat Compere Spiky Mike More information tel:..

Thu 29 December, 2016

Elvis Presley Tribute Show - Coalville

Rockzone Productions presents The Elvis Tribute show at The Victoria, Whitwick Rd, Coalville.  Show starts 9.30pm. £4 entry.

Sat 31 December, 2016

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Come along and dance to  Chris Johnson at Blackfordby Village Hall from 8pm - 11pm admission £3. Licensed bar and refreshments for further details telephone 01283 213481 

Sat 31 December, 2016

Social Dance - Bagworth

SOCIAL DANCE AT BAGWORTH CLUB, STATION ROAD, BAGWORTH. FROM 8PM. £2-50 ENTRY ON THE DOOR. 2016 DATES; FEB20TH/MARCH19TH/APRIL16TH/MAY21ST JUNE18TH/JULY16TH AUG.20TH/SEPT.10TH/OCTOBER15TH/NOV.19TH/DEC10TH/DEC31ST. ALSO TEA DANCES EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM..

Thu 5 January, 2017

Funhouse Comedy Club - Ashby

Fun House Comedy Club at Ashby Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby. LE65 1AB,  Tel 01530415039. Doors open 7.30pm Starts 8.15pm  All Shows £10 advance (unless stated otherwise), food available 7.30pm to 8.pm. Acts Include: Dominic..

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Fri 6 January, 2017

Mega Slam Wrestling

If you are into your wrestling then this is an event for you! Friday 6 January will see Megaslam Wrestling bring it's wrestling event to Hermitage Leisure Centre. Doors open at 7.30pm and for one week only there is a special online ticket offer. If..

Sat 7 January, 2017

Spats Langham Hot Fingers with Emily Campbell. - Jazz - Ashby

The Venture Jazz Club presents Spats Langham Hot Fingers with Emily Campbell at The Venture Theatre. North Street, Ashby, from 8pm - 11pm.  Tickets from Ashby Tourist Information Centre telephone 01530 411767.

Sun 8 January, 2017

"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (u) - Century Theatre - Snibston

The story was simple: Dorothy (Jane Russell) and Lorelei (Marilyn Monroe) work together as entertainers and are also good friends… Lorelei's millionaire fiancé Gus Esmond (Tommy Noonan) sends the girls to France, but his father (Taylor Holmes)..

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Tue 10 January, 2017

Meditation For Beginners January 2017 - Moira

Start 2017 with something NEW - A Beginners Meditation Class, January 2017 Do you need to learn to relax more? Reduce Anxiety, Panic attacks, depression or Blood Pressure? Or just learn to relax & De-Stress? Then why not learn Meditation? Take a..

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Tue 10 January, 2017

Coalville Community Connections

Christ Church Hall, London Road, Coalville 7pm.  An informal meeting to support, encourage and facilitate people to take individual or collective action to improve Coalville and the surrounding areas as a place to live, work and visit. The..

Tue 10 January, 2017

Ashby Civic Society - Talk -The Leicestershire Horse

Lois Edwards explains Leicestershire's use and breeding of the horse including Packington's famous Shire horse. Plus hear latest planning news for Ashby, our current campaigns and unusual events. Meet at 8pm Legion House, South Street, Ashby Free..

Fri 13 January, 2017

"Bridge Of Spies" (pg-13 ) - Packington Film Club

Cold war espionage true story about CIA U-2 plane pilot, Francis G Powers, who was shot down by the Soviets and arrested. How his lawyer negotiates his release and exchange for a KGB spy. Mark Rylance won Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.  Stars..

Fri 13 January, 2017

"I, Daniel Blake" Century Theatre - Snibston

A middle aged carpenter who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario. At Century Cinema, The Century Theatre, Snibston Coalville LE67 3LN. Doors open 7pm, show commences 7.30pm. Admission..

Wed 18 January, 2017

Ashby (Ivanhoe) Travel Club - Talk - "Spring in the Dolomites"

In the Pithiviers Room at Ivanhoe College North Street Ashby de la Zouch, 7.30 start (prompt), all welcome. No joining fee, £1.50 for each evening attended, the Talk is illustrated with slides. This months talk is "Spring in the Dolomites" and the..

Fri 20 January, 2017

Paul Jones and Dave Kelly - Century Theatre - Coalville

These long standing co-vocalists with The Blues Band get a big buzz out of taking things down a level, simplifying the music a little, and plying their trade as a duo, thus inspiring their very own personal and individual approaches to a..

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Fri 20 January to Sat 28 January, 2017

Beauty and the Beast Pantomine - Thringstone

Thringstone Pantomime and Drama Society will be presenting their 42nd Annual Family comedy pantomime 'Beauty and the Beast' at Thringstone Community Centre from Friday 20th to Saturday 28th January 2017 (excluding Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th)..

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Sat 21 January to Sat 11 February, 2017

Bath Grounds Project Exhibition - Ashby

Free exhibition about the construction of the new footpath and heritage trail on the Bath Grounds, Ashby and the host of community heritage activities that have taken place in 2016 - “Have a Go” archaeology; community mosaics; walks and talks;..

Wed 25 January, 2017

"Ghostbusters (12a)" - Ashby Film Night

 A bit of fun for a cold January night.  This 2016 all female version of the 1980s film has a great cast.  An effectively spooky opening gives way to a film that’s fun, funny and full of energy. Doors open  at 7.00 pm..

Wed 1 February, 2017

Ashby (Ivanhoe) Travel Club - Talk - "Local History The Bath Grounds"

In the Pithiviers Room at Ivanhoe College North Street Ashby de la Zouch, 7.30 start (prompt), all welcome. No joining fee, £1.50 for each evening attended, the Talk is illustrated with slides. This months talk is "Local History ... The Bath..

Thu 2 February, 2017

Funhouse Comedy Club - Ashby

Fun House Comedy Club at Ashby Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby. LE65 1AB,  Tel 01530415039. Doors open 7.30pm Starts 8.15pm  All Shows £10 advance (unless stated otherwise), food available 7.30pm to 8.pm. Acts Include: Adam..

Fri 10 February, 2017

"Bridget Jones's Baby" (15) Century Theatre - Snibston

The 3rd film in the Bridget Jones series. Now 40-something Bridget finds she is pregnant and is, as usual, confused.  A great cast including Renée Zellweger, Emma Thompson and Colin Firth. At Century Cinema, The Century Theatre, Snibston..

Fri 10 February, 2017

"Florence Foster Jenkins" (pg-13 ) - Packington Film Club

 At private recitals, her devoted husband and manager, St Clair Bayfield (Hugh Grant), managed to protect Florence (Meryl Streep) from the truth. But when Florence decided to give her first public concert at New York’s Carnegie Hall, St Clair..

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Tue 14 February, 2017

Coalville Community Connections

Christ Church Hall, London Road, Coalville 7pm .  An informal meeting to support, encourage and facilitate people to take individual or collective action to improve Coalville and the surrounding areas as a place to live, work and visit. The..

Wed 15 February, 2017

"Bridget Jones's Baby (15)" - Ashby Film Night

The 3rd film in the Bridget Jones series. Now 40-something Bridget finds she is pregnant and is, as usual, confused.  A great cast including Renée Zellweger, Emma Thompson and Colin Firth. Doors open  at 7.00 pm.  Films start at..

Thu 16 February to Sat 25 February, 2017

"A Sting in the Tale" - Ashby Venture Theatre

A Sting in The Tale by Brian Clemens and Dennis Spooner "It is a glorious spoof, a send up of almost every mystert thriller written for the stage with some wickedly witty lines." Tickets £8 Wednesday and Thursday nights and £9 Friday and Saturday..

Fri 17 February, 2017

Embrace of the Serpent (12A) - Appleby Magna Film Society

Based on the diaries of two scientists who, in the early 1900s & 1940s made separate journeys with an Amazonian shaman, the last of his tribe, in search of a rare, sacred healing plant. Deals with the impact of the West on habitats and indigenous..

Wed 22 February, 2017

Ashby (Ivanhoe) Travel Club - Talk - "St Beas to Robin Hoods Bay"

In the Pithiviers Room at Ivanhoe College North Street Ashby de la Zouch, 7.30 start (prompt), all welcome. No joining fee, £1.50 for each evening attended, the Talk is illustrated with slides. This months talk is "St. Beas to Robin Hoods Bay" and..

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Sat 25 February, 2017

Giocoso String Quartet - Thringstone

Thringstone House Community Centre, The Green, Thringstone, Leics., LE67 8NR. Giocoso String Quartet playing Haydn's op 77 no. 2 and Debussy's Quartet in G minor Op 16. Musicians are Anthony Calverley cello, Pam Hiscox viola, Louise Carter and David..

Fri 10 March, 2017

"Star Wars: The Face Awakens" (pg-13 ) - Packington Film Club

30 years after the defeat of Darth Vader and the empire, Rey, a scavenger from the planet Jakku, finds a BB-8 droid. At Packington Memorial Hall. Doors open 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Tickets available at the door : £4.oo adult (£2.00 child). Subject..

Tue 14 March, 2017

Ashby Civic Society - Talk - Houses of the Grey family

Hear of the Time Team digs at Groby Old Hall and the latest digs at Lady Jane Grey in Bradgate with archaeologist Peter Liddle. Plus hear latest planning news for Ashby, our current campaigns and our programme of unusual Speakers and local..

Wed 15 March, 2017

Ashby (Ivanhoe) Travel Club - Talk - "Scilly Isles and Tresco Gardens"

In the Pithiviers Room at Ivanhoe College North Street Ashby de la Zouch, 7.30 start (prompt), all welcome. No joining fee, £1.50 for each evening attended, the Talk is illustrated with slides. This months talk is "Scilly Isles and Tresco Gardens"..

Fri 17 March, 2017

45 Years (15) - Appleby Magna Film Society

A week before Geoff & Kate's forty-fifth wedding anniversary, Geoff learns that the body of his first wife has been discovered, frozen and preserved, in the Swiss Alps. This causes them to re-evaluate their relationship, their life choices and..

Sat 25 March, 2017

The Jerseys - Oh What A Nite! - Ashby de la zouch

Don't miss out on this fantastic nights entertainment as the Uk's number One Jersey Boys tribute act performs at Hood Park Leisure Centre, Ashby. Featuring two of the original West End cast members this will prove to be 'Oh What A Nite!' so make sure..

Wed 29 March, 2017

Ashby (Ivanhoe) Travel Club - Talk - "Made in Leicester"

In the Pithiviers Room at Ivanhoe College North Street Ashby de la Zouch, 7.30 start (prompt), all welcome. No joining fee, £1.50 for each evening attended, the Talk is illustrated with slides. This months talk is "Made in Leicester" and the speaker..

Tue 11 April, 2017

Ashby Civic Society - Talk - History of Rolls Royce

Roy Hirst takes us through the history of Rolls Royce from its founders to the vibrant Company it is today. Plus hear latest planning news for Ashby, our current campaigns and our programme of unusual Speakers and local visits. Meet at 8pm Legion..

Fri 21 April, 2017

Theeb (15) - Appleby Magna Film Society

In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during WW1, a young Bedouin boy experiences a hastened coming of age / loss of innocence as he guides a British officer to his secret destination. Told from the boy's perspective, realised through stunning..

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Fri 28 April, 2017

Armageddon Darts - Hermitage Leisure Centre - Whitwick

Armageddon returns back to Hermitage Leisure Centre in April 2017. Come along and see top darts players including Michael Van Gerwen, Phil Taylor, Vincent Van Der Voort and more... MC for the evening will be Sky Sports John MacDonald accompanied by..

Tue 9 May, 2017

Ashby Civic Society - Short AGM & Cheese and wine

Earlier than usual start for this popular event. Deb Spencer from local Long Clawson dairy will enthuse about the home of Stilton cheese. Plus hear latest planning news for Ashby, our current campaigns and our programme of unusual Speakers and local..

Tue 13 June, 2017

Ashby Civic Society - Visit to Woodhouse Community Garden

Afternoon guided walk and talk around the beautifully restored walled garden followed by tea and homemade cake. What's not to like ? Meet at 2pm at Woodhouse Community Gardens : essential to book Call Margaret 01530 412410 for full details and to..

Tue 11 July, 2017

Ashby Civic Society - Visit to Blackbrook Long Horn cattle

Afternoon visit to see world famous prize winning cattle and hear how the breed was developed by Robert Bakewell. Inspect owners fine art gallery plus tea and biscuits. Booking essential - £5 - Call Margaret 01530 412410 for full details and..

Fri 15 September to Tue 19 September, 2017

Ashby Statutes Fair - Ashby de la Zouch

Pat Collins Fun Fairs annual visit to Ashby de la Zouch. A mix of modern and traditional rides for all the family. Market Street and Brook Street will be closed to traffic during the Fair.

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