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July 2020

 

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MESSAGE FROM: THE RALEIGH MARKET

*************** THE RALEIGH FLEA MARKET IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The health and safety of our vendors and customers remains our highest priority, and we appreciate your understanding as we work with the State to be able to have a safe and successful reopening. When we have a reopen date, we will publish it on our facebook page and website.*************

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.
Outside grounds

919-839-4560 or click on our website for complete info: www.TheRaleighMarket.com
Email us: manager@TheRaleighMarket.com

6/28-7/3

*Family Campers & RV'ers Camping Club ********CANCELLED*******************
This event activity is a private camping club and is not open to the public.

New Campground  
3-5 FAIR FUN FOOD DRIVE-THRU WEEKEND 5

Hours:Friday, Saturday, and Sunday  12 Noon - 8 p.m. daily *** TIME CHANGE
Location: Bunn Field parking lot only, no entrance to fairgrounds. Between Gates 9 and 10 with traffic entering at Gate 9 driveway from Trinity Rd. Patrons will remain in their cars and orders will be taken and food brought to the car by servers. 

Menu (CASH ONLY) WEEKEND 5
Roasted corn        $5
Corn dogs             $5
Deep fried Oreos. $5
Deep fried snickers.  $5
Hand-Cut French Fries  $5
Cotton Candy.      $5
Funnel Cake.         $6
Lemonade.            $4
Bottle water.          $2
Tropical Delights Smoothies (strawberry, pina colada, peach)
.......Regular Cup: $5         
.......Pineapple: $10
Tropical Delights Dole Whip (pineapple or strawberry)
....... Regular Cup: $5
....... Float: $7
Edible Gourmet Cookie Dough (chocolate chip or cake batter)
.......Regular Cup: $5           
.......Quart: $15
Red, White or Blue Nathan’s All Beef Hot Dogs: $4
....... Red: w/chili
.......White: w/chili and coleslaw
.......Blue: plain
(ketchup and mustard packets available)
Giant Smoked Turkey Leg $13

Trinity/Blue Ridge Road Lot - Enter from Gate 9  from Trinity Road

Media Inquiries: jbstorms@yahoo.com

3-5 Carolina Fear Fest ********CANCELLED**********************Next Scheduled: May 28-30, 2021
Attention Horror Fans! The newest Con to hit the Carolinas, bringing the Horror genre closer to home. Featuring Celebrity Guest Appearances: John Kassir, Felissa Rose, Stephen Williams, Damein Leone, David Howard Thornton, Catherine Corcoran, Jordan Ladd, Ari Lehman, Sharon Symth Lentz, Dana Ashbrook, Rob Mello, Naomi Grossman, Veronica Carlson, Zach Galligan, and more, Film Fest and screenings, Vendors, Panel discussions, Q&A sessions and so much more! Learn, Shop and Explore: Special Effects Makeup. Horror Art, Movies, Literature, and Entertainment. Show off your cosplay, depth of your horror trivia knowledge and your bloody pride! This event is intended to be family-friendly but given the nature of some of the displayed content and general themes, parental discretion is advised. Carolina Fear Fest - celebrating all things HORROR! Coming to Raleigh, July 4th weekend 2020! Event Hours Friday is Early Access and Special Events for our ViPs and WPs. 10 am - 6 pm daily. Admission Options -Friday - VIP Package $100, Saturday Only Advance: $25 Age 13 Up, $20 Age 6-12. Sunday Only Advance :$20 Ages 13 Up, $15 Ages 6-12. Weekend Pass: $40 Advance or $50 at the Door Age 13 UP, $30 Advance or $40 at the door, A $15 return ticket for Sunday can be purchased either day on site with armband still in place.A $1 convenience fee will be charged. Click here for tickets: Carolina Fear Fest TICKETS https://www.instagram.com/carolinafearfest For more info visit: www.CarolinaFearFest.com
Graham Building 919-266-0906
webmaster@rdcbs.org
4 *Navarro 25th Anniversary Celebration ** CANCELLED - Rescheduled for December 20, 2020**
Private Event - By invitation only.
 
Scott Building  
4 *Holley Family Reunion ** CANCELLED ***** Rescheduled for 2021**
Private Event - By invitation only.
 
Martin Building  
8

*NC Pesticides Licensing Exams **VENUE CHANGE ! ! ! to Hunt Horse Complex 4601 Trinity Road ************
www.ncagr.com/spcap

Martin Building - see new location 919-733-6100
8 *NC Pesticides R/T School
www.ncagr.com/spcap
Graham Building Hall of Fame Room 919-733-6100
8-12

State 4-H Horse Show ****************************CANCELLED********************************
Free admission to spectators - open to public..
Activities begin at 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Wednesday; 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Thursday, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Sunday. This 5-day 4-H State Championship Horse Show will featuring over 2600 entries in 123 classes highlighting youth / 4-H members ages 5-18 exhibiting their project animals and demonstrating a wide variety of riding disciplines, including: speed events, hunt seat, dressage, western, saddle seat and non-trotting classes. https://equinehusbandry.ces.ncsu.edu/state-horse-show

Hunt Horse Complex 

 

Lori Stroud 919-515-5784 llstroud@ncsu.edu

9 *NC DOT Materials Test Concrete Field Performance Seminar **CANCELLED - Next Scheduled November 19, 2020**
https://connect-ncdot.gov
Scott Building

919-329-4240

10-12 The Fire Cracker Open Horse Show
Open Horse Show. Click website to download classes and show information. https://equineeventplanning.com/
Hunt Horse Complex

equineeventplanning@gmail.com
Richard Isley 336-908-3302

10-12 FAIR FUN FOOD DRIVE-THRU WEEKEND 6

Hours:Friday, Saturday, and Sunday  12 Noon - 8 p.m. daily ***
Location: Bunn Field parking lot only, no entrance to fairgrounds. Between Gates 9 and 10 with traffic entering at Gate 9 driveway from Trinity Rd. Patrons will remain in their cars and orders will be taken and food brought to the car by servers. 

Menu (CASH ONLY) WEEKEND 5
Roasted corn        $5
Corn dogs             $5
Deep fried Oreos. $5
Deep fried snickers.  $5
Hand-Cut French Fries  $5
Cotton Candy.      $5
Funnel Cake.         $6
Lemonade.            $4
Bottle water.          $2
Tropical Delights Smoothies (strawberry, pina colada, peach)
.......Regular Cup: $5         
.......Pineapple: $10
Tropical Delights Dole Whip (pineapple or strawberry)
....... Regular Cup: $5
....... Float: $7
Edible Gourmet Cookie Dough (chocolate chip or cake batter)
.......Regular Cup: $5           
.......Quart: $15
Red, White or Blue Nathan’s All Beef Hot Dogs: $4
....... Red: w/chili
.......White: w/chili and coleslaw
.......Blue: plain
(ketchup and mustard packets available)
Giant Smoked Turkey Leg $13

Trinity/Blue Ridge Road Lot - Enter from Gate 9  from Trinity Road

Media Inquiries: jbstorms@yahoo.com

10-12

Stamp Scrap Art Tour - Rubber Stamp & Scrapbooking Show ***CANCELLED - Next Schedueld 2021**
Crossroads Ventures presents their Stamp Scrap Art Tour with vendors and classes offering rubber stamps, scrapbook and paper crafts training and supplies. As we begin our 12th year our goal remains to create Rubber Stamp Conventions with an atmosphere that is fun and exciting for everyone, both vendors and customers. We are committed to creating an experience that allows you to forget your troubles for a few days, while providing an event full of memories that you will always treasure and will want to return to. Children welcome with adult supervision. Saturday and Sunday general admission includes Make & Take experiences - some free and some with purchase of materials.
Make & Take Project Party Special Event:
Friday, July 10 from 7 - 10 p.m. pre-registration $35 (includes project materials and Sat/Sun admission). Click here: MAKE & TAKE REGISTRATION
General Public Show Hours: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ages 12 and under admitted free when accompanied by adult. Admission ages 13+ for Saturday and Sunday 2-day pass is $7 at the door or $6 in advance Click for advance tickets
www.stampscraparttour.com

Exposition Center rhonda@stampscraparttour.com
13

NC Structural Pest Exams
www.ncagr.com/spcap

Martin Building

919-733-6100

14

NC Structural Pest Control & Pesticides Board Meeting ********** CHANGED to Virtual Meeting***

July 14, 2020
10:00 a.m.

Meeting is being held via TELEPHONE CONFERENCE CALL: (Toll Free Number: 877-402-9753 Access Code: 8868148)


www.ncagr.com/spcap

 

919-733-6100

14-15 *NC Soil & Water Commission ********************CANCELLED *****************
*Tuesday: Work Session 6 - 10 p.m.
Wednesday: Public Meeting 8 a.m. - 12 Noon

www.ncagr.com/SWC
Martin Building 919-707-3771
15 *NC Soil & Water Commission Webinar Test Meeting
www.ncagr.com/SWC
Martin Building 919-707-3771
15-19

Kids Exchange Consignment Sale - POSTPONED - RESCHEDULED Dates: September 2-8, 2020 e
Like new clothes, toys and other children's items offered at discounted prices. Most items will be sold at about one third their original value. Register online to sell items!
Wednesday 7/15: Work Exchangers Only: SUPERS @ 2pm / Work Exchangers @ 4pm / Recruiters @ 6pm
Thursday 7/16:  Sellers Only Private Sale:  9am – 3pm, free admission for Sellers & (1) Guest thru 8pm
Thursday 7/16:  5pm – 8pm: Open to the Public w/ $10 adult admission Thursday 7/18 from 5-8pm - Kids under 16 are admitted free. 
Friday 7/17:  Open to the Public 9am – 6pm FREE ADMISSION 
Saturday 7/19: Open to the Public 9am –3:30 pm (sales floor is cleared at 3:45 and shoppers sent to the check-out line)
Saturday 7/19:  Work Exchangers 1/2 price Sale:  4pm-8pm
Saturday 7/19:  Sellers 1/2 price Sale:  5pm – 8pm
Sunday 7/20: Open to the Public 9am – 5pm HALF PRICE DAY!
www.KidsExchange.net

Graham Building & Exposition Center

Amy@KidsExchange.net
17-19

NCHJA Triangle Summer "C" Indoors I Horse Show
Hunter Jumper Horse Show -Friday through Sunday. Daily show begins at 8:00 a.m. These shows are hunter horse shows with most of the competitors being from North Carolina. NCHJA "C" Rated. Free spectator admission
www.trianglefarms.com

Hunt Horse Complex

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

18-19

TWHA July Show (Barn E Ring)
TWHA open horse show event featuring Hatler, Western, English and Saddle seat classes for all horse breeds. Activities begin at 9:00 am daily. Free spectator admission. - open to public. Go to our web site for more details and class list. .http://www.trianglewidehorsemansassociation.com/come_show_with_us.html

Hunt Horse Complex Kim Moser
919-219-0256
scootin4me@yahoo.com
18

2020 NC Japan Summer Festival ***CANCELLED forr 2020 *******
An authentic Japanese culture summer festival or "natsu matsuri" featuring delicious traditional street food and drink (including Japanese beer), interesting one-of-a-kind goods, and thrilling entertainment.  Enjoy live performances of Japanese pop music, taiko drumming, martial arts demos, a Japanese choir, traditional bon odori dancing, and a Japanese karaoke contest with prizes for the winners.  Includes a Community Market area with tables and booths where visitors can view and buy a wide variety of unique Japanese arts, crafts and other goods.  For more info, please visit www.ncjapanfest.org
www.TriangleJapanClub.org www.NCJapanFest.org

Exposition Center nipponclubtriangle@gmail.com nipponclubtriangle@gmail.com
19 Unleashed Mutt Spring Fling *****POSTPONED - NEW DATE SCHEDULED: September 13, 2020**'*

Unleashed's 7th Annual K9 Spring Fling dog and cat fundraiser! A family-friendly fun Spring celebration full of good times for good causes. This event is focused on helping local area animal rescue groups. Many rescues will be there along with local vendors. and games. The most popular event is the largest Doggie Easter Egg Hunt around with thousands of eggs filled with special prizes! Donations for local rescue groups appreciated. Free admission for all - welcoming dogs and people of all ages!
Event hours: 11 am to 3 pm.
www.unleashedmutt.com
Holshouser Building, Heritage Circle & Tobacco Pavillion 919-521-0325
info@unleashedmutt.com
20 *North Carolina 4-H Congress Candlelighting Ceremony ********CANCELLED*****************
*Private 4-H Event
www.nc4h.org/youth/congress
www.ces.ncsu.edu/Events/
Dorton Arena 919-515-8480
Sarah_Kotzian@ncsu.edu
21 *North Carolina 4-H Congress Hunger Relief Project ********CANCELLED**********************
*Private 4-H Event
www.nc4h.org/youth/congress
www.ces.ncsu.edu/Events/
Scott Building 919-515-8480
Sarah_Kotzian@ncsu.edu
22

NC Pesticides Licensing Exams
www.ncagr.com/spcap

Martin Building

919-733-6100

24 *NC Structural Pesticides Exam Review
www.ncagr.com/spcap
Martin Building 919-733-6100
24-26 Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza *******CANCELLED **Next Scheduled: November 6-8, 2020*******
The Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza - quality exhibitors from Florida to New England, featuring quality antiques and old collectibles. Event Hours: Friday 10 am - 5 pm, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 11 am - 4 pm. Admission $7 per day $8 weekend pass. Discount admission coupon available. Check our website for more details. www.antextofnc.com
Exposition Center

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

24-26 Sports Card Memorabilia & Comic Con
Over 80 exhibitors will be buying, selling and trading vintage to new sportscards, memorabilia and comics on over 225 tables along with James Spence Authentication on hand all weekend to authenticate autographs for a fee.how Hours: Friday 2 - 7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission: $5 daily. Free admission for Ages 15 and under. Check our website for discount admission coupon. www.tidewatercardsandcollectibles.com
Scott Building 

804-704-4700
tidewatercardsandcollectibles@yahoo.com

25-26 Raleigh Summer Dressage I & II Show
Dressage under saddle classes at all levels, Intro to Grand Prix both days, Sport Horse in-hand competition both days.
Hours: 7:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m. on Saturday and 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday. Spectator admission is free.
www.rosinburg-events.com
Hunt Horse Complex - Barn E Ring Event Info: Janine Malone
919-269-7307
jemrph@aol.com
Participant Info:
703-777-4846
28-29

*NC Bar Exams
July 2020 North Carolina Bar Examinations for law graduates
www.ncble.org

Exposition Center and Graham Building 919-848-4229 info@ncble.org
28-29

*Campbell Law School Law Graduates
http://law.campbell.edu

Scott Building  
28-29

*Liberty University School of Law - Law Graduates
http://lLiberty.edu

Scott Building  
30

Juneteenth Drive-In Movie *** SOLD OUT ***
For this event we will be providing a free movie but attendees purchase advance parking pass. Cars $20; Vans, Trucks and SUV's $25. Drive-up food truck lanes will be available for drive-thru food purcahse from 5 - 7 pm.
mbkwakeco.org

West Scott Lot - Gate 11 Blue Ridge Road mbkwak@evolvementoring.org
31

Eid ul Adha Prayer Meeting
Salat-ul-Eid will be on at 7:30 am and 9:30 a.m.
www.raleighmasjid.org

Exposition Center

919-834-9572
office@islam1.org

 

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



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