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THIS WEEKS’S BEST BETS

August 9, 2018
THIS WEEKS'S BEST BETS

The Tenderloins, a New York-based comedy troupe will make their first stop at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, with its new stage show.

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The Tenderloins, a New York-based comedy troupe will make their first stop at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, with their new stage show, “The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour.”

The troupe’s members are Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano. These members are the creators, executive producers and stars of truTV’s hit series “Impractical Jokers.”

Get tickets at the arena box office, Ticketmaster locations, online at ticketmaster.com and by phone at 800-745-3000.

Now in its seventh season, “Impractical Jokers” follows The Tenderloins as they coerce one another into doing public pranks while being filmed by hidden cameras. With each upcoming season, the show continues to take dares to outrageous levels with new, over-the-top hijinks. For more information, visit http://thetenderloins.com/ or www.bigsandyarena.com.

Last fair chance

Most of the region’s county fairs have come and gone, but we’ve still got a couple to roll through this weekend, including the Scioto County Fair in Lucasville, Ohio, and the Mason County Fair just north of Point Pleasant. The Scioto County Fair has Tracy Lawrence on Friday night. Rising up and comer Mo Pitney plays the Mason County Fair on Friday.

You can supersize your fair fun as The 94th annual State Fair of West Virginia is set to open Thursday, Aug. 9, outside of Lewisburg with 10 days of fun through Saturday, Aug. 18.

The 2018 concert series opens at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, with a sold-out show featuring Luke Combs and special guest Josh Phillips. Chris Young will return to the grandstand stage with Adam Doleac on Friday, Aug. 10. Saturday, MercyMe will take the stage with Travis Greene. Sunday, Sesame Street Live! C is for Celebration will have two shows for children of all ages. Other concerts include 38 Special, The Southern Uprising Tour featuring Travis Tritt, The Charlie Daniels Band and The Marshall Tucker Band, along with Buckin’ B Bull Ride with Phil Vassar. Free grandstand shows include Uncle Si and the Sicotics, Ben & Noel Haggard, and Chris Knight.

All concert tickets and details can be found at www.statefairofwv.com or by calling 1-800-514-ETIX(3849). For more information, visit www.statefairofwv.com, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.

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