FX Brings "The Fonz" to the Central Florida Fair

Wed, April 18th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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Official Press Release

ORLANDO, FL -- The accomplished Henry Winkler, best known for his role as

"Fonzie" from the hit television series Happy Days, will be appearing in

Orlando April 21&22. Winkler will be promoting the newest children"s book

in his Hank Zipzer series at FX Lite, a new attraction this year at the

Central Florida Fair. FX Lite will be a smaller version of the

ever-popular Florida Extravaganza, an 18-year running pop culture

convention in January. FX Lite hosts 7 spotlight shows in 11 days, April

19-29. Included are a Festival O" Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy Fair, GI Joe

/ Doll & Bear Show, Sports Memorabilia Show, Rock n" Roll & Record Show,

Comic-con, and a Toy & Collectible Show.

Henry Winkler will give an up-close reading from his new children"s book:

On April 21st at 10:30am, 35 lucky children will join Winkler on the main

stage at the Central Florida Fair for a special reading from his newest

addition to the Hank Zipzer series.

Henry Winkler book signing: Winkler will be appearing at the FX Lite

attraction on both Saturday April 21st and Sunday April 22nd at the

Central Florida Fair. Fans can meet him in person, and get a signed copy

of his latest Hank Zipzer book, (due to release May 2nd) for $15.00.

More celebrities will appear at FX Lite: In addition to icon Henry

Winkler, FX Lite brings several other stars to the Central Florida Fair,

including: Santiago Cabrera, Noah Gray-Cabey and James Kyson Lee from

NBC"s new hit series Heroes, Oliver and James Phelps (Harry Potter), Gary

Coleman (Different Strokes), Erik Estrada (ChiPs), stars from season one

of Stan Lee"s "Who Wants to be a Superhero," and horror stars from

Halloween Resurrection and Freddy vs. Jason. For information on which days

the stars will appear visit FX Lite"s website at

http://www.fxshow.com/guests.htm. Interviews with some of the celebrities

may be arranged by calling Mike Herz at 407-342-2849.

The Central Florida Fair has a lot to offer with 100 rides and

attractions, dozens of free shows, competitions, demonstrations, food

arts, creative arts, horticulture displays, and a livestock complex with

hundreds of animals on display. Advance admission to the fair is just $5

for adults, and $2 per child ages 6-10. Please see

http://www.centralfloridafair.com/fair/tickets.php for ticket sales,

directions and all other general information.

 
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