A busy 24-hour period for The Morning Waking Crew starts tonight! First up, WOKQ's Free Fan Fest at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.The American Heart Association's 'Go Red for Women' breakfast is Friday morning and Chris Young at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom Friday night.

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Let's start with the festivities tonight. Mark will be hosting WOKQ's Fan Fest at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  Oh, did I mention it's FREE!

 

Tomorrow morning, I'll be hosting the American Heart Association's 'Go Red for Women' breakfast.

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I'm honored to be hosting this event.  Hope to see you at Seacoast Harley Davidson.

And...then Friday night - it's the concert I've been waiting for all year...

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Mark and I and Chris Young will be hanging at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom! Speaking of 'Chris Yum,' have you voted for your Favorite Chris Young Song?

Weather

Mostly sunny and 72.  Partly sunny  in the North Country and 66.

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Joke du Jour

A cute little boy surprised his grandmother with a cup of coffee one morning.  She smiled and complimented him on how tasty the coffee was.  It was then she realized there were three little green plastic army men at the bottom of her coffee cup.  She asked her grandson about this and he replied:  "You know grandma, it's just like they say on tv - the best part of waking up is soldiers in your cup!"

Coming Up Monday

The Morning Waking Crew returns to Studio Big Monday morning with your chance to win passes to the Deerfield Fair!