TOPSHAM — The Topsham Fair is kicking off this week for the 159th year.

The six-day fair at the Topsham Fairgrounds gets under way Tuesday and runs through Sunday.

More than 25,000 people attend the fair each year, drawn by agricultural exhibits, carnival rides, demolition derbies, pig scrambles, music, food, harness racing and more.

Admission is $10 a day Tuesday through Friday and Sunday, and $12 on Saturday.

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