N.C. State Fairgrounds Events
* 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 weekend, the Commercial and Education buildings and the outside grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen, and booths. www.TheRaleighMarket.com|| Commercial & Education Bldgs.
Structural Pesticide Exams
FIRST NC Robotics Regional Tournament - a
high school robotics tournament featuring competition
between 44 teams from across the country and Brazil.
Spectators are welcome from 9
am - 5 pm on April
2 and 3 - no spectator admission fee. NC Secretary
of Commerce, Keith Crisco, will be the opening
speaker on April 2; sponsored by NASA, Cisco and
Credit Suisse. Additional event information
|Dorton Arena|| 603-878-4596
Marie Hopper - Regional Director
|2-4||NC Easter Bash Barrel Racing
Open to the public. Free spectator admission. www.ibra.com
|Hunt Horse Complex||Mark Vaughn
|3|| 38th Annual Raleigh Hamfest
All in one building, huge electronic flea market for new & used amateur radio equipment, electronic accessories, computer hardware and software. Youth activities. Table and dealer booths available. Amateur Radio License Examinations start at 9 a.m. Show hours are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $7 pre-registration to March 27 or $8 at the door. www.rars.org/hamfest
|3|| 77th Sportscard and Sports Memorabilia
Nearly 75 exhibitors will be selling sportscards and collectibles on approximately 160 tables at the show.
Hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults. Children ages 15 and under are admitted free.
|Scott Building|| Ray Mozingo
Easter Service - Calvary Chapel
Cary Easter Celebration
Shock & Strut T3 Training
||Martin Building||419-419-4341 email@example.com|
|9-11||Southern Ideal Home Show - Spring Edition
The "Big One".....hundreds of experts...thousands of ideas. This three day event provides eager homeowners the opportunity to see, compare and buy the latest products and services, attend informative garden seminars, shop the Habitat ReStore Yard Sale, IDS Attic Sale, or meet celebrity guests. Hours are Friday, noon to 9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9 for adults (age 15 and over) and free for children 14 and under. Visit Chick-Filet or click on our weblink for a $1 discount coupon. Senior Day on Friday only, seniors ages 55 and older receive admission for $8 (no coupons). Special admission after 5pm on Saturday and Sunday is $5 (no coupons).
|9-11||Precious Gem & Mineral Show
This show is sponsored by the Tar Heel Gem & Mineral Club and includes 29 dealers. The Club Demonstration area includes club members faceting, cabbing, chainmaking, wirewraping, bead stringing and gem tree creating. The Hospitality area sells grab bags with mineral specimens. Some could contain a faceted gem. Tickets for the geode raffle, door prizes and rock candy are in this area. Buy a rock at the Geode booth and be the first to see what is inside. The on-going Silent Auction has new items every hour. Dealers provide minerals, fossils, finished jewelry, gemstones, findings and beads for sale.
Friday 5 to 9 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
NC Arabian Show
|Hunt Horse Complexfirstname.lastname@example.org
|10||The Pipe and Cigar Expo
Pipe and tobacco/ana expo includes distributors, collectors and pipe clubs. Pipes, cigars, humidors and smokers accessories will be available as well as custom blended tobaccos from around the world, pipe makers and pipe trading. Hourly raffles and door prizes. Event Hours: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Admission: $2, free admission for one with ad from News & Observer or NC State Technician.
|10||*Paniagua Family Celebration||L.R.Harrill Center|
En Misericordia" Easter Concert - Concierto
Public prayer and worship wtih reflection about Lent Season
Hours: 2 - 9 pm
Specialty Foods Association Spring Conference
8 am - 5 pm Click on our link for event info and registration form:
|Martin Building|| 919-961-0880
Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
|Hunt Horse Complex||919-733-6100|
Blue Book General Contractors Showcase
Free Admission. Hours: 3 pm - 7 pm
|Dorton Arena|| Info:
*NC FFA Award Judging
|Graham Building - Hall of Fame Room||
|15||National Wild Turkey Federation - NCSU
National Wild Turkey Federation dinner meeting, live auction, silent auction, games, followed by dance with live entertainment. Doors open 6pm, dinner at 7:30 pm following by live auction and entertainment. Admission: Single Student $30, Student Couple $50, Non-Student $50.
The Gardeners of Wake County club will be selling azaleas to raise money for horticultural scholarships at N.C. State and other projects. Annual and perennials will also be offered by 4-H Youth. Hours are Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
|Greenhouse||Bob Hartgrove email@example.com
The Pilot Club of Raleigh will be selling geraniums to raise money for their charity work.
|L.R. Harrill Center
Raleigh Invitational Horse Show
|Hunt Horse Complex||
|16-18||Raleigh Spring Boat Show & Sale
Boat Show and Sale presented by Choplin Marine - Event Hours: noon - 7pm on Friday, 9 am - 7 pm on Saturday, and 10 am - 5 pm on Sunday. Free admission.
|17||S.E.L.F. Spiritual Essence & Lifestyle
Event Hours: 10 am - 6 pm. Admission $5 ($4 with ad). Senior Citizens and children under 10 admitted free.
Carolina Roller Derby
Southern Bridal Show and Expo
|Jim Graham Building||919-873-1700
|20||Wake County School Bus Roadeo
8 am - 2:30 pm
Structural Pest Control Committee Meeting
|21||*NC DOT Continuous Process Improvement Conference||Scott Building||919-733-2083 CPI@dot.state.nc.us|
Sustainable Foods Advisory Council Meeting
|22-25||Easter Bunny Quarter Horse Circuit
AQHA horse show, Exhibitors Party and Queen's Contest. Show begins daily at 8 a.m. Free Spectator admission. www.EQHNC.com
|Hunt Horse Complex||Margaret Byrd
|23-25||Southern Women's Show
Spend the day doing the things you love! Come enjoy a festive atmosphere at the 2010 Southern Women's Show and relax with spa treatments and makeovers, value shop for clothes, jewelry and gifts, gourmet food & wine, travel ideas, beauty tips, health screenings, cooking classes, fashion shows, and have FUN! Learn new ways to improve your lifestyle and much more. Hours are Friday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission is $9 at the door - Advance tickets $7 available at Harris Teeter locations.
|23-25||Cole Brothers Circus of the Stars
The World's Largest Circus Under The Big Top!®
In a world that seems to be turning ever faster, few family traditions
have remained as intact as the annual Circus coming to town. Even today,
this popular entertainment mainstay continues to offer a rich and magical
immersion into the colorful and theatrical tapestry celebrating the exemplar
of man. Celebrating our 127th year, you'll enjoy thrills and fun with acts
like the human canonball, elephants, tigers, camels, zebra, dogs, highwire,
clowns, jugglers, and contortionists.
General Admission Day of Show:
|Upper Bunn Field at Trinity & Blue Ridge|
2010 NORTH CAROLINA YOUTH JAMBOREE
|Holshouser Building, Martin Building, Rand Grandstand, Grounds||TomWells@DesignDevelopment.com
|24||Wake County Republican Party President's
|24||*Church of Good Shepherd||L.R.Harrill Center||919-831-2002|
919-851-5187 or 919-380-1054
Sponsor or Exhibitor Info:
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
Call 919-664-7036 to R.S.V.P. for Seminars:
|28||ODB Co. Equipment Show
|Hunt Horse Complex||Carl Brewster
|29||*NCDA&CS Employee Appreciation Day||Exposition Center||919-733-7125|