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N.C. State Fairgrounds Events

December 2014

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.
www.raleighfleamarket.net

Commercial & Education Bldgs.
Outside grounds 

919-899-3532 (919-899-FLEA)
2 *NC Structural Pesticide Exams
www.ncagr.com/str-pest
Martin Building 919-733-6100
3 *NC Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
www.ncagr.com/str-pest
Martin Building 919-733-6100
4 *Sears Contracting Christmas Party
www.searscontract.com
Holshouser Building 919-754-0750
5-6

Classic Car Auction
The Raleigh Classic - four private collections offering more than 250 vintage vehicles. Registered Bidder preview on Thursday, December 5 from 5 - 8 pm. Public may preview the cars on Friday, December 6 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
info@raleighclassic.com

6 City of Oaks Beach Blast Cheer & Dance Competition
North Carolina high school cheer and dance competition. 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.
www.TheEpicBrands.com
Dorton Arena
tara@theepicbrands.com
6

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 12 admitted free. www.scanfair.org

Holshouser Building

info@scanfair.org
919-824-2335

Participant/Exhibitor Info:
919- 846-3785

6-7 6th 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


919-513-3509
Mike_Yoder@ncsu.edu

6-7

Toy Train Sale and Swap Meet
Over 100 vendors featuring Lionel, K-Line, MTH, Weaver, Atlas, American Flyer, Bachmann, Varney "N", "HO", "O", "S". and "G" gauge trains, accessories, track, switches and hard to find parts, and other toy train related items. Kids Club activities, hands-on layouts and train races for the children. Workshops and minor on-site repairs. Auction at 1 p.m. Special Raffle at 3 p.m. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m on Saturday and Sunday. 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

Event Info:919-847-5393
jfmitch@juno.com

Exhibitor Info:252-756-7842
csasr@yahoo.com

7

*Wake Enterprises Holiday Party
Private Event - 2-4 pm by invitation only.
www.wake-enterprises.org/index.html

Holshouser Building

919-714-6161
owatkins@wake-enterprises.org

7

 

Posada Navideña 2014
A hispanic holiday celebration with international bands performing and booths offering health professional services as well as traditional Christmas related items. Free Admission
Event Hours: 1 - 4 pm
www.quepasamedia.com

Dorton Arena

919-422-5176
maleman@quepasamedia.com

10

*Trane Acceleration Now Tour
Private Industry Event - by invitation only.
www.bradyservices.com

Martin Building/Lower New Midway

919-781-0458
info@bradyservices.com

11-14

Wake County Library Book Sale
This is Wake County Library's annual book sale. The books are in good condition. Some are pulled out of circulation, and others come from donations if library locations already have duplicate copies. Prices Plenty of bestsellers are up for grabs, as well as cookbooks, textbooks and books on history and religion. Cash, checks and all major credit cards accepted.
Free admission. Hours and Prices:
Thursday 5 - 9 pm - Hardbound books $5.00; Paperbacks and Children's materials $1.00
Friday 9 am - 9 pm - Hardbound books $4.00; Paperbacks and Children's materials $1.00
Saturday 9 am - 9 pm - Hardbound books $2.00; Paperbacks and Children's materials $1.00
Sunday 9 am - 6 pm - Bag of books $2.00; Box of books $5.00 (Customers can bring wagons/carts)
http://www.wakegov.com/libraries/events/Pages/booksale.aspx

Graham Building aburlingame@wakegov.com
919-212-7820
12-13

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

12-14 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 autograophy guests Negro League Players Pedro Sierra, Jim Robinson and Sam Allen. James Spence Authentication will be authenticating autographs and accepting raw cards for submission to Beckett for grading. Show Hours: Friday 2 - 7 pm, Saturday 9 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

13

*NC Pumper Group & Portable Toilet Group
Continuing education for septage management firms and portable sanitation firms. Includes mandatory industry training - Registration and certification $100.00 per person. Seminar is 7 am - 5 pm. www.ncpumpergroup.org/schedule_of_events.htm
www.mccleesconsulting.com

Martin Building 252-671-1559
admin3@ncpumpergroup.org
13

Drag Bingo
Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina presents Drag Bingo, an annual fundraiser to benefit AASC.Doors Open 6 pm - Show begins 7 pm. Admission $20 - Tickets available at the door or click our website for more information
www.aas-c.org

Holshouser Building 919-368-3139

stacy.duck@aas-c.org
18-21

Carolina Piedmont Dog Agility Competition

Hunt Horse Complex Andy Hartman 919-345-7714
19 *Fred Smith Company Year-End Event
 Private Employee event.
www.FredSmithCompany.net
Scott Building adam.kingsley@fredsmithcompany.net
20-21

Capital City Gun Show
Buy - Sell - Trade event : guns, knives, ammo, hunting supplies and anything related to shoorting sports. Event hours are: Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily admission is $10 ages 12 and up.Saturday admission good for both days. Discount coupons available in local newspapers and on our weblink:.
www.cegunshows.com

Graham Building

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

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

 

 

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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