* indicates the event is not open to the public
|every Sat. & Sun.
||The Flea Market is
open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Each
the Commercial and Education buildings and the outside
grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen,
|| Commercial & Education
FIRST Robotics Kickoff Event
event for the regional high school robotics tournament
to be held in Dorton Arena this Spring. FIRST
Robotics Kickoff Event will include the Playing Field
Display for the regional tournament. The
March 2014 Tournament will feature competition
between 45+ teams from across the country and Brazil.
Additional event information available at:
Marie Hopper - Regional Director
Over 200 of the area's top wedding professionals will be on hand to assist
you with your dream wedding. Hourly fashion shows, entertainment and fabulous
prizes await you. Hours are Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday,
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $15. Brides can save on admission by
pre-registering on the web ($10 on-line admission). foreverbridal.net
||Old North State Antique Gun & Military
Antique guns, U.S. and foreign military arms and memorabilia exhibited, bought,
sold, and traded - WWI, WWII, Civil War, Vietnam, and other conflicts. Also
includes relics, books, uniforms and insignias. Free appraisals. Hours are
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults,
$1 for children 6 -12 and free for children age 6 and under.
||Bass & Salt Water Fishing Expo
The Fishing Event of the Year - Fresh water, saltwater,
kayaking, offshore, inshore, if fishing runs in your
blood this is the one shop stop for everything you need...tackle,
seminars, boats, check us out. Admission is good all
3 days. Show Hours are Friday 10 a.m.
to 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday 10
to 5 p.m. Admission is adults $8, Seniors(60+) $7, Jr.
Anglers (Ages 6-12) $5. Ages 5 and under admitted free. www.ncboatshows.com
|Graham Building &
||Young Champions Tri-State Cheer Showcase
for ages 4-14 will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Hip-Hop America competition 9:30 - 3:00 p.m. Spectator
Admission is FREE. Cheer and karate classes are offered
year-round to promote physical fitness, good sportsmanship,
confidence and competitive spirit and competitions
are held each session.
*NC Pumper Group & Portable
|| 86th North State Toy & Hobby Show
Antique to modern collectible toys, including diecast and plastic models,
Star Wars, Hot Wheels, Yu-gi-oh, Lord of Rings, Sci-Fi toys, western toys,
and other collectibles. Over 70 exhibitors buying, selling & trading!
EVENT HOURS: Saturday 9 am - 4 pm and Sunday 10 am - 4 pm Admission is $5
daily - Weekend pass $7. Age 15 and Under admitted Free.
||DogGoneFast Flyball Club Flyball Tournament
Flyball dog racing! Come out and watch the flyball dogs! Flyball is a fast-paced
family-oriented dog sport that has become a hit on Animal Planet and ESPN's
Great Outdoor Games. Dogs and people alike go wild over this relay race
with 4 dogs per team. Each dog jumps 4 hurdles and steps on a spring loaded
box, which shoots out a tennis ball. The dog catches the ball and runs
back over the 4 hurdles. When the dog crosses the starting line the next
dog goes. The first team to have all 4 dogs run without errors wins the
heat. Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Spectators and leashed
dogs are welcome to come and watch. Free admission. www.doggonefast.com
Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council Meeting
Thursday: 1 - 4 pm www.ncagr.gov/localfood
||Piedmont Racing Expo & Auction
Racing trade show and area's largest consignment auction of racing related
parts, tools and equipment.
Consignments accepted on Wednesday, 10 a.m. -
8 p.m. and Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Event Show Hours: Friday 12 noon - 9 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Racing parts Auction begins 1 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Rolling
begins 2 p.m. Saturday. Fairgrounds Racer's Reunion Autograph Session 11a.m.
- 2 p.m. Saturday. Adult Admission: $10 each day;
Age 12-15: $5/day;
Ladies & under age 12 admitted Free.
Dixie Gun & Knife Classic
Buy, sell or trade. Modern and collectible firearms, custom made knives,
hunting and fishing equipment, ammo, gun accessories, reloading supplies
and much, much more....something for the whole family. Hours are 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission
is $8 for adults and children under 12 are free with paying adult.
Visit our website for a $1 discount admission coupon. www.dixiegunandknifeshow.com
||Carolina Coin and Stamp Show
Coins, postcards and stamps (U.S., foreign, ancient,
& silver) will be available. Dealers will be
buying and selling foreign, domestic and ancient currency. Hours
are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
||Kids Exchange Consignment Sale
Click on our website for more details. Free Admission - most items 1/2 price
Wed. Jan.22: Work Exchange Only Sale 3 - 8 p.m (Supers: 3pm and Work Exchange
Thurs. Jan.23: Seller’s Only Sale 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Open to the public:
Fri. Jan.24: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat. Jan.25: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun. Jan.26: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
| Chinese New Year Celebration
Join us at the Triangle's largest Chinese New Year Festival. It's with tremendous
pride that we share the festive and charming culture with all our Triangle
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with the Chinese and Asian cultural performances
on stage (including the famous lion and dragon dances,
vocal talents, traditional Chinese music, and more), exhibits, food and
merchandise vendors offering arts and crafts for the entire family to enjoy..
Event Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m Tickets may
be purchased at the door or in advance at www.nctacas.org facilitated
by ETIX and at many local Asian groceries. Advance Admission: $5.00 for Ages
7 and over. Admission day of event is $8.00. Free admission to ages 6 and
under. www.nctacas.org .
||Champion Cheerleading Competition
North Carolina All-School Cheer & Dance Champsionship and "Champions
of the East" All-Star Cheer & Dance Championship. Doors open at
8:00 am. Competition begins at 9 a.m. and features Cheerleaders and Dancers
of all ages competing to win their Age Divisions and Grand Champion. Spectator
Admission (Ages 4 and up) $12.
*Gardiner- Sowers Lasagna Night
|L.R. Harrill Center