Reading Fair ready for 159th run

BERN TWP., Pa. - It's that time of year again. The Reading Fair is almost here.

Crews at the fairgrounds in Bern Township were working Friday to get everything ready to go.

The 159th annual fair will feature lots of food, rides, games, music and racing. New this year will be $40 helicopter rides over the fairgrounds and the nearby Blue Marsh Lake.

The gates will open at 1 p.m. Sunday. The fair will run through Aug. 10.

Admission is $10 per person, which includes parking, unlimited rides and entertainment. Children three and under are admitted for free.

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