N.C. State Fairgrounds Events
* indicates the event is not open to the public
|Every Sat. & Sun.||
The Flea Market reopens on Saturday,
Nov. 8 and is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday
and Sunday. Each weekend,
the Commercial and Education buildings, the Shoppes at Dorton and the outside
grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen,
and booths. The
Flea Market will be open regular hours on Thanksgiving
weekend, but will NOT be open Friday, Nov. 29..
| Commercial & Education Bldgs.
|10/31 - 11/2||Triangle
Farms NCHJA "C" Indoors Horse Show
Hunter Jumper Horse Show -Friday through Sunday. Daily show begins at 8:00 am. These shows are hunter horse shows with most of the competitors being from North Carolina. NCHJA "C" Rated. Free spectator admission
|Hunt Horse Complex||Joan
for the Children' Horse Show....benefiting
Duke Children's Hospital
Watch Olympic style show jumping at the 'JUMP FOR THE CHILDREN' HORSE SHOW, benefiting Duke Children's Hospital in Durham, NC. The horse show offers U.S. Equestrian Federation "AA" rated hunter and show jumping competition each day. Show Highlights:
Thursday, Nov. 6 at 6:00 p.m.
$10,000 Welcome Jumper Stake,
Friday, Nov. 7, 6:00 p.m.
$10,000 USHJA (United States Hunter Jumper Association) International Hunter Derby sponsored by Dr. Betsee Parker and Huntland
Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. $30,000 Duke Children's Hospital Grand Prix
Daily show Tuesday through Sunday starting at 8:00 a.m. with FREE ADMISSION except for Saturday night. Admission for the Duke Children's Hospital Grand Prix is $10 person. Children under 10 admitted free. Box office opens at 5:00 p.m. Visit www.jumpforthechildren.org for more information on tickets, daily schedules and more.
|Hunt Horse Complex||
Ducks Unlimited Banquet
NCSU Chapter annual banquet. Fundraiser event includes dinner, annual membership, raffles, live band, and information on the conservation of North America's wetlands and wildlife. Doors open 5:30 pm Event Hours: 6:30 -11:30 pm. Reservations Required. To learn more about how you can make a difference call 1-800-45-Ducks.
Tickets & Event Information:
|6||Alzheimers North Carolina, Inc. "Candlelight
This is a State-wide event. The candle lighting ceremony remembers those we have lost and honors families and friends taking on the role of caregiver and/or living with Alzheimer's Disease or other dementia. Join us in honor of National and North Carolina Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and Family Caregiver Month. Event will begin at 6:30 with the ceremony at 7 pm on Thursday, November 6. Admission is free. www.alznc.org
|Waterfall at Dorton Arena
* LOCATION CHANGED TO NORTH LOBBY of DORTON ARENA*
Area Handbell Festival
This festival will include over 400 handbell ringers from several States who will join together to ring and learn from a nationally-known handbell clinician. The festival is produced and run by The Raleigh Ringers - registration fee is required for festival participants. Friday night hours are 6 - 10 pm and includes a 3 hour workshop followed by a workshop Saturday from 9 am - 5 pm. All ringer groups will be ringing together in a final massed concert on Saturday at 4pm. The final concert at 4pm is open to the public and free admission.Canned goods are also being collected for Food Bank of Central Eastern North Carolina..
|7-9||Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza
The 68th Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza - over 125 exhibitors, from Florida to New England, featuring quality antiques and old collectibles. Event Hours: Friday 10 am - 6 pm, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 11 am - 5 pm. Admission $6.50 per day $7.50 weekend pass. Discount admission coupon available. Check our website for more details www.antextofnc.com
|8||One Tribe Fest 2014
One Tribe Fest is a Local Community Expo and Festival, driven by local and regional talent. Attendees of One Tribe Fest will hear, see, create, learn, and interact. With a theme of Stronger Together, the event showcases local artisans and businesses, crafters, natural products, jewelry, holistic healers, intuitive readers, as well as healing crystals, angelic art, sacred music, Drum Circle and more. We want to inspire participants to explore the body, mind, and spirit in a playful, safe, and accessible, down-to-earth way. To educate and inspire. Come shop for the Holiday Season! Saturday, November 8th, Hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Admission $5 (Receive 5 raffle tickets with entry! To win prizes!) Ages under 12 are admitted free. This includes free exhibits, lectures,kids interactive corner with outdoor activities. Come Celebrate with us! One Tribe Fest 2014
River Trains - 30th Annual Train & Railroadiana
Show & Sale
Model railroad show and sale sponsored by Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Club, a non-profit educational organization chartered to promote the hobby of model railroading. Several operating layouts on display with many vendors selling train related merchandise. Great fun for kids of ALL ages! Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission: $8 covers BOTH days for age 12 and older - free admission to age 11 and under when accompanied by adult. $1 discount coupon available with Club Flyer or New & Observer coupon, or click on our website. Call or email George Lasley, 919-834-5531, for more information. www.nrvshow.org
|9||The Southern Winter Bridal Show
A specialty show for the southern bride. Admission: $5 Event hours: 11 am - 4 pm
|10||NC Structural Pest Control & Pesticides
Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
RMI Raleigh Benefit Hunter/Jumper
Pairs Costume Class 6 pm
|Hunt Horse Complex||John
Structural Pesticide Licensing Exams
Ducks Unlimited Banquet
Raleigh Chapter annual banquet. Fundraiser event includes dinner, annual membership, raffles, live band, and information on the conservation of North America's wetlands and wildlife. Doors open 5:30 pm Event Hours: 6:30 -10:30 pm. Reservations required. To learn more about how you can make a difference call 1-800-45-Ducks.
Tickets & Event Information:
March Across Carolinas
Collector Auto Fest
|Dorton Arena/ Graham Building/ Grounds|| 336-972-4362
Business Alliance of NC - Business & Opportunities Expo
Building connections...one person at a time. Put your company in front of thousands of people looking to purchase your products and services! Learn how to showcase your business with exposure, business breakout sessions and advertising. FREE ADMISSION.
|15-16||Carolina Coin and Stamp Show
Coins, postcards and stamps, currency (U.S., foreign, ancient, gold & silver) will be available. Dealers will be buying and selling foreign, domestic and ancient currency. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
|Holshouser Building||Dot Hendrick
DOT Rail Division Awards Luncheon
Amran Shriners present Amram Shrine Circus
Show Times: 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $12 Adults - Children age 6 and under free admission. Tickets available at the door beginning at 3pm on November 18. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE at area locations or at Hunt Horse Arena on the day of the event. Click on our weblink for locations and more info: www.amranshriners.us
|Hunt Horse Complex||919-848-7972
Soil & Water Commission
*Tuesday: Work Session 6 - 10 pm
Wednesday: Public Meeting 8 am - 12 Noon
Job Shop - Southeast Design 2 Part
of Christian Athletes Banquet
Free admission by reservation only. FCA Fund Raiser Banquet - keynote speaker starts at 6:30 p.m. and lasts until 9 p.m.
Southern Horse Festival
|Hunt Horse Complex||NC
Horse Council Office
|22||Sneakers Over Everything
Buy and Sell rare sneakers! Gours are 12 noon - 5 pm. Admission is $10 and it will allow you to bring in up to 3 pairs of sneakers to sell or trade. If you have more than 3 pairs to sell or trade then you should sign up for a vendor table. UPDATE: Vendor Tables SOLD OUT. Click our website for more information about the event and future shows.
|Holshouser Building|| email@example.com
|22||Pate-Dawson Produce Delivery Site
Click our website to pre-order.
Dixie Gun & Knife Classic
|22-23|| Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal
Repticon is a reptile and exotic animal convention showcasing vendors from around the country offering live animals, animal supplies and related merchandise. Live animals presentations and seminars are presented throughout the show hours.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. General admission Ages 13 and over is $10; Ages 5 - 12 admission $5, Ages 4 and under admitted free. Special two-day general admission $15. Click on our website for more info: www.repticon.com
|23||X Evolution Cheerleading Competition
Cheerleading one-day regional event - Fun and instructional cheerleading competitions.
|Dorton Arena|| Email:
Debutante Ball sponsored by Alpha Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. A culmination of a year-long program of activities for rising seniors who were recommended for scholarship or financial awards.
Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market
The complete holiday experience for the entire family. Featuring personal gifts, crafts, jewelry, art, pottery, holiday foods - it's the perfect stop to start & finish your holliday shopping. Admission is good all three days so plan on spending the weekend. Event hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission: Adults - $8, Seniors (60+) and Military w/ ID - $7, Child (6-12) - $4. Discount coupons available at www.Christmascarousel.com
45th Annual Fine Designer Crafts Show presented by the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild
|30||*Ford's Produce Annual Awards