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Picnic and politics at annual event

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The road to Richmond and Washington went through Galax on Aug. 11, as candidates for state and national races stopped off for the annual Poor Man's Dinner.

By April Wright, Reporter

At an annual political event on Saturday, political candidates got an earful of mountain music and local issues.
The somewhat ironically named Poor Man’s Dinner — it reflects the humble Southern fare on the menu, not the financial status of the attendees — is an annual tradition during Galax’s annual Old Fiddlers’ Convention.
Over 350 politicians from all over Virginia, political candidates and community leaders from attended the picnic in Felts Park on Saturday, sponsored by the Twin County Regional Chamber of Commerce.


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