Black Tie & Boots guests will ‘Mingle at The Meadow’ Sept. 26

(DOSWELL, Aug. 20, 2014) — Black Tie & Boots, the State air of Virginia’s opening-night benefit gala, will return to the fair this year after a two-year hiatus. The ticketed event will begin at p.m. with cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres in and around The Meadow...

Secretariat descendants to descend on The Meadow for show

DOSWELL (Jul 24, 2014) — A historic family reunion will take place July 26 at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County. The Meadow Descendants Gathering at the new Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show will bring together 51 horses that are related to Secretariat or other...

New livestock pavilion ready for use during State Fair

DOSWELL (Jul 10, 2014) — The brand-new 40,000-square-foot First Bank & Trust Pavilion is ready to house cattle during this year’s State Fair of Virginia, which will open Sept. 26 and run through Oct. 5. Located in the Equine and Livestock Complex of The Meadow...

The Meadow expands tour schedule for Secretariat birthplace

DOSWELL (Apr 10, 2014) — Fans of Secretariat now have more opportunities to walk the same grounds where the legendary Triple Crown champion was born and raised. Tours of Secretariat’s birthplace at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County have been expanded to...

Weather, attendance contributed to success of 2013 State Fair

DOSWELL (Oct 10, 2013) — Breaking with tradition, the State Fair of Virginia experienced 10 straight days of dry weather, which brought in many attendees. Attendance figures indicate around 229,000 people attended the fair, which is owned by the Virginia Farm Bureau...