CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has announced plans for this year’s 10-day State Fair at the fairgrounds in Fairlea, Greenbrier County.

The fair is scheduled Aug. 10-19. The department has posted a calendar.

The department says it will host wine tastings, honey extraction demonstrations and stakeholder meetings.

The fair’s country store will feature state-grown products.

Agriculture Commissioner Kent Leonhardt says this year’s theme is “local food and why it matters.”

Daily adult tickets will cost $11 at the gate. Children under 13 get in free.

Advance discount tickets are available online.


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