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Monday, August 19, 2013 11:12 AM
"Buy a button and get $5 off at the street dance, or go to the corn and hot dog feed for free," said Spring Valley Chamber of Commerce board member Andrea Hindt, announcing that the 2013 Spring Valley Ag Days buttons - featuring a tractor - are now for sale.
  • Time Machine shows versatility while 
entertaining crowd at annual street dance
    "There are tribute bands that concentrate on one genre. There are also tribute bands that feature two or three different artists, but we wanted to offer something totally different than anybody was offering around here, while appealing to as many people as possible," said Jay Wells of Time Machine, the Rochester-based band performing at the Ag Days street dance on Broadway Saturday, Aug. 17. 
  • Fairy tale includes special effects, 
music as 'Snow White' comes to life
    "Of course, what is a fairy tale without magic, fog and explosions?" asked Brave Community Theatre (BCT) Ag Days "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" director Novella Meisner, referring to the special effects that might fascinate audience members who attend the show, a classic "damsel in distress" story, set for the evenings of Aug. 14 through Aug. 17. 
  • Mud volleyball will be held again this year, but it will be all day Saturday and Sunday of Ag Days and the location is now behind Racks Bar & Grill in the Bucknell subdivision. 
  • 'Wonder' of magic to be on display in two locations
    Ag Days will have several new activities for children this year, including magic in two locations. 
  • "It's something I have not done before, so it was something I wanted to try to draw a different crowd during Ag Days, try something different," said local deejay Joe Kovarik. The first-ever Ag Days Idol singing competition, sponsored by Kovarik's deejay and karaoke business, called Uncle Lu's, and the Ag Days committee, takes place at South Park the evening of Friday, Aug. 16. 
  • "We're holding the contest again this year, and it's for kids zero to 12 years old," said S&S Bait Shop proprietor Steve Volkart, anticipating the Ag Days children's fishing contest, set this year for the morning of Saturday, Aug. 17, on Spring Valley Creek. 
  • There will be a Big Wheel Race Sunday, Aug. 18, on the new one-way next to the pool at South Park. Children ages 3 to 6 will be able to put their bottoms in the seat and their feet on the pedals of the original low-slung tricycles and give it their all to the finish line. 
  • "Buy a button and get $5 off at the street dance, or go to the corn and hot dog feed for free," said Spring Valley Chamber of Commerce board member Andrea Hindt, announcing that the 2013 Spring Valley Ag Days buttons - featuring a tractor - are now for sale. 
  • "It's open to anyone 18 or older, and it's for all skill levels, a sport that anyone can play...tossing a bag into a hole, a good way to socialize and hang out with your friends," said Doc Shipton, of Big Doc Entertainment, who will host the Spring Valley Ag Days beanbag tournament Saturday, Aug. 17, in downtown Spring Valley. 
  • The Ag Days barbecue contest is open to anyone - for cooking or tasting - as it returns for its second run on Saturday, Aug. 17. 
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