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N.C. State Fairgrounds Events

December 2012

Date Event
* indicates the event is not open to the public
Building Contact Info
every Sat. & Sun. 

The Flea Market is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Each weekend, the Commercial and Education buildings and the outside grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen, and booths.

TADA -
Tuesdays At Dorton Arena lot Introducing the Flea Market - Every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. www.raleighfleamarket.net

Commercial & Education Bldgs.
Outside grounds 

Lot south of Dorton Arena at Hillsborough Street
919-899-3532 (919-899-FLEA)
11/30-12/1

CANCELLED

Raleigh Wine Dine & Brew Fest
Come to the Triangle's biggest and best Wine, Dine & Brew Fest featuring cuisine from local restaurants and wine & brew distributors offering product samples. Check back for event updates. Admission: $15 per person - ID required at door. Event Hours:
Friday from 5 - 10 pm and Sat from Noon - 10 pm.

CANCELLED

Exposition Center

Email:
UncorkedShowsInc

11/30-12/2 Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza
The 63rd 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/
Graham Building

336-924-8337 or
336-924-4359
adclodpromo@triad.rr.com

1

Scandinavian Christmas Fair
This event features Scandivanian favorites like homemade foods, unique crafts and entertainment. There will be cultural exhibits and children's activities. Come and enjoy a traditional Scandinavian Christmas, certain to get you in the spirit. Entertainment includes folk dancing, folk music, and the popular Lucia-procession. The food court will have Swedish meatballs, salmon and homemade breads. Event is sponsored by SWEA (Swedish Women's Association) and VASA (Swedish-American organization). Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults and children under 13 admitted free.
www.scanfair.org

Holshouser Building

info@scanfair.org
919-824-2335

Participant/Exhibitor Info:
919- 846-3785

1

CANCELLED

ASAC Academy Saddlebred Show
Horse show with classes for American Saddlebreds, Road Horses, Hackney ponies as well as some all breed classes. Emphasis on Academy, junior exhibitor and amateur riders. Affiliated with American Saddlebred Horse Association of the Carolinas (ASAC) Event is free spectator admission and begins at 10:00 am.
http://www.asacsaddlebred.com

CANCELLED

Hunt Horse Complex (Barn E Ring)

 

lizholmes@mebtel.net
919-765-2559 or 919-563-5992

CANCELLED

1-2 4th Annual Holiday Classic Open Horse Show
Statewide open horse show classes for youth and adult exhibitors in western, hunter and saddleseat divisions to benefit the NCSU Intercollegiate Western Riding Team and the North Central District 4-H Horse Program. Free spectator admission. Open to public beginning at 8 am - 10 pm daily. http://holidayclassicopenhorseshow.webs.com
Hunt Horse Complex


919-515-5784
Bob_Mowery@ncsu.edu

1-2 Toy Train Sale and Swap Meet
Over 100 vendors featuring Lionel, K-Line, MTH, American Flyer, "N", "HO", "O", "S". and "G" gauge trains, accessories, track, switches and hard to find parts. Hands-on layouts and train races for the children. Minor on-site repairs. Door prizes every hour. 3:00 PM RAFFLE PRIZE DRAWING: LIONEL 6-31774 AEC RADIOACTIVE TRANSPORT SET Hours are 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. General admission is $6 for adults ($1 off coupon in News & Observer or Event Flyer), free for children under age 13 accompanied by paying adult.
www.se-tca.org
Scott Building 919-847-5393
jfmitch@juno.com.
2 X Evolution Cheerleading Competition
Cheerleading one-day regional event - Fun and instructional cheerleading competitions.
www.cheerextreme.com
Dorton Arena Email:
X-EvolutionCheerEvents.
2

*Wake Enterprises Holiday Party
www.wake-enterprises.org/index.html

Holshouser Building

919-714-6168

4 *NC Structural Pesticide Exams
www.ncagr.com/str-pest
Martin Building 919-733-6100
5 *NC Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
www.ncagr.com/str-pest
Martin Building 919-733-6100
6 *Sears Contracting Christmas Party
www.searscontract.com
Holshouser Building 919-754-0750
7-8

Classic Car Auction
The Raleigh Classic - four private collections offering more than 250 vintage vehicles. Registered Bidder preview on Thursday, December 6 from 5 - 8 pm. Public may preview the cars on Friday, December 7 from 8 a.m. to 10 am. Auction time on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Adult $10 per day or $15 for a two-day pass.
Age 12 and Under $5 per day or $7 for a two-day pass. Free Admission to registered bidders.
www.raleighclassic.com

Graham Building and Exposition Center

919-404-4762 joyce_duke@leith.com

Participant/Exhibitor:
919-269-5271

7-9

Bulls, Bells & Barrels - Bull Riding Event
Carousel Farms present "Bulls, Bells, & Barrels" championship bull riding - barrel racing - western and equestrian christmas shopping - entertainment for the whole family. Admission $10 General; $15 VIP; Age 5 and under free admission.

Doors open at 6 pm on Friday and Saturday for shopping - show starts at 7:30 pm.

www.CarouselFarmsRaleigh.com

Hunt Horse Complex

Jeff Mullen
919-796-8375 or 919-872-6898

8

*NC Pumper Group & Portable Toilet Group

www.ncpumpergroup.org/schedule_of_events.htm
www.mccleesconsulting.com

Martin Building 252-249-1097
8

*Harles & Matta Wedding


Holshouser Building
10-14 *National Institute of Standards & Technology Weights & Measures Training
*Pre-Registration Required
Martin Building 919-733-3313
jerry.butler@ncagr.gov
14-16 Sportscard and Sports Memorabilia 3-Day Show
Over 80 exhibitors will be buying, selling and trading vintage to new sportscards, memorabilia, NASCAR, etc. on over 225 tables! Don't miss out on this great opportunity to talk with experts and take advantage of this valuable service!. Featured Guests: Tony Collins - Eastern Carolina University 2011 HOF Inductee & Former New England Patriots RB (1983 Pro Bowl & Super Bowl XX)
Dec 15th 12-2pm signing autographs; Derek Whittenburg - 1983 National Champion NC State Wolfpack signing autographs Dec 15th 12:30-2:00pm, and James Spence Authentication will be in Raleigh, Dec 14-16, authenticating autographs and accepting raw cards for submission to Beckett for grading. Show Hours: Friday 2 - 7 pm, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 10 am - 4 pm. Admission: $5 daily; Weekend Pass $7. Free admission for Ages 15 and under. Check our website for discount admission coupon. www.insidepitchpromotions.com
Scott Building 


540-392-2884
wes@swva.net

15 Young Champions of America Raleigh Regional Showcase of the Stars Cheer Competition
"Showcase of the Stars" cheerleading competition Registration begins at 9 am - Event concludes at 7 pm. Spectator Admission is FREE. Classes in karate, cheer and dance are offered year-round to promote physical fitness, good sportsmanship, confidence and competitive spirit and competitions are held each session.
www.youngchampionsofamerica.org

Dorton Arena

919-535-8304
ycoanc@nc.rr.com

15-16

Capital City Gun Show
Buy - Sell - Trade event : guns, knives, ammo, hunting supplies and related merchandise. Event hours are: Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily admission is $8 ages 13 and up. Discount coupons available in local newspapers and on our weblink:.
www.cegunshows.com
www.showmasters.us

Graham Building

888-715-0606
540-953-0016
gunshows@usit.net

540-951-1344
gunshow@uplink.net

FAX:540-552-9458
540-951-1424

16 *Bridgepointe Church Christmas Party
Martin Building  
28-30

First in Flight Cat Club 11th Annual "Meowing in the New Year" TICA Cat Show
3-Day TICA cat show: Friday 2 - 9 pm, Saturday 9am - 5 pm and Sunday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm ADMISSION: $5 Adults, $4 Senior Citizens and Students with ID, $3 Ages 2 - 12 years .
Come see up to 250 cats and kittens, both pedigree and household pets, in competition. Shop at our vendors for items for your and your feline friends. Find a cat or kitten to make yours forever. All cats entered in the show are available for viewing during all show hours.
www.FirstInFlightCatClub.info

Holshouser Building firstinflightcatclub@nc.rr.com
919-870-8624
28-31

Raleigh Indoor Holiday Classic
Hunter Jumper Horse Show - USEF "A" Rated - Wednesday thru Saturday - Daily show begins at 8 a.m. FREE SPECTATOR ADMISSION
www.trianglefarms.com

Hunt Horse Complex

Joan Petty
919-669-9877
HorseShows@trianglefarms.com

 

 

N.C. State Fair, Wesley Wyatt, Manager
Mailing Address: 1010 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1010
Physical Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raleigh NC 27607
Phone: (919) 821-7400; FAX: (919) 733-5079