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Matlock Old-Timers Fair this weekend


File photo by Gordon Weeks

With Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox looking on, kids are pulled across the fairgrounds by an antique engine in May 2019 at the Matlock Old-Timers Historical Fair at Mary M. Knight School.

After a two-year interruption due to COVID-19, the Matlock Old-Timers Historical Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Mary M. Knight School. Engine enthusiasts can marvel at the Steam Donkey and antique tractors. Inside the gym, patrons can find bargains at the swap meet tables, listen to live music and create crafts. Thrill seekers can plummet down the giant pink slide.

Admission is free. The school is at 2987 Matlock-Brady Road.

The displays include World War II vehicles, some of them still operational.

The event is about 20 years old, said chairman Leroy Valley, and...

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