* 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 this month except
the weekend of Sept. 29-30. The first four weekends
in September, the Commercial and Education buildings and
the outside grounds
to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen, and booths. The
Flea Market will close Sunday, Sept. 23, in preparation of
the annual State Fair and reopen on Saturday, Nov. 3.
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.
Lot south of Dorton Arena at Hillsborough Street
| 919-899-3532 (919-899-FLEA)
|8/30 - 9/3
Equestrian Exchange Consignment
Equestrian Exchange Tack Consignment Sale offers the opportunity
to buy and consign anything related to the equestrian sport.
All riding disciplines represented for all levels of experience.
Saddles, tack, riding clothing, boots, bits, blankets, carts,
jewelry, art, helmets and more. Volunteer 8 hours and shop
prior to public shopping. This sale encourages all equestrian
services to become involved to help promote your needs in
community. Please visit our website for additional event
Receiving dates: (drop off your items) are August
28 from 6-9 for 100+ consignment items or Wednesday
am - 9 pm; Pick-up unsold
items Tuesday 9/4:from 4 - 8 pm (this is a no shopping
day) or Wednesday 9/5 from 10 am - 2 pm. (this is a
no shopping day) .
Thursday 8/31 Volunteers Shop 10 am - 9 pm and Consignors
shop 1 pm - 9 pm.; Also Volunteers may shop on Monday 9/3 from
8 am - 5 pm and Consignors from 9 am - 5 pm.
OPEN TO PUBLIC
for Preview Sale Thursday Aug.30
from 5-9 pm with $7 Admission. FREE Admission on Friday
thru Sunday 10
a.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday -
Sept. 3 from 10 am - 5 pm.
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||Kennel Club Dog Shows-Tarheel
Labor Day Cluster
AKC (American Kennel Club) registered dogs will compete each day for points
leading to championships, as well as dog obedience trials for degrees and
obedience championship points. Championship all breed dog show, obedience
and rally trials - a different Kennel Club hosts competitions each day.
The schedule is: Friday, Alamance Kennel Club; Saturday, Durham Kennel
Club; Sunday, Raleigh Kennel Club, and Monday, Cary Kennel Club. Hours
are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Admission for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
is $5.00 for adults, $2.00 for senior adults and children 7-11 years of
age. Free admission with military ID and for children under 7 years of
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||Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral &
Show includes 14K gold and sterling silver jewelry,
gem stones, pearls, fashion and estate jewelry, beads,
findings, minerals, crystals, and fossils.
Jewelers on site to repair, design or set stones and wire wrappers.
Admission: Adults $4 - under 16 admitted free. Show hours:
- 7, Saturday:
a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Monday: 10 a.m. -
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Carolina Roller Derby
Carolina Rollergirls brings back the fierce competition of flat-track roller
derby in their 2012 season with a Double-header event.
Doors open at 2:30 p.m. - Game 1 starts at 3:00 pm with two home teams going
head to head in a continuation Carolina Roller Derby's oldest rivalry. Game
2 begins at 5:00 pm with the Carolina All-Stars facing off with another league
from across the United States! 2 games for one low price. Buy in advance
for ticket discounts, or purchase on game day at the Dorton Arena Box Office.
.All seats are general admission. A family friendly sporting event!
Bout Day Admission: $14 adults, $8 students and seniors 65+, $7 children
(age 5 and under - 2 per adult admitted free). Advance admission $10 adults,
$5 children - Special rates available for advance purchase for groups of
15 or more- Click for advance ticket and season ticket info:
| Dorton Arena
|| The Carolina Reptile & Exotic Animal
National breeders and manufacturers selling reptiles, birds and mammals along
with cages, food and supplies, and live animal shows and seminars on animal
breeding and care.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m on Saturday and Sunday. General admission
Ages 13 and over is $9; Senior citizens and Ages 5 - 12 admission $6, Ages
4 and under admitted free. Special two-day general admission $15. Click on
|| NCDCTA Labor of Love Horse Show
Show consists of all levels of dressage competition.
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Spectator admission is Free.
| Hunt Horse Complex
Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
Structural Pesticide Licensing Exams
Americans For Prosperity Rally & Town Hall Meeting
Doors open 7 pm - Town Hall Meeting 7:45 pm
- free admission..www.AFPNC.org
||NC State Charity Classic Horse Show
A Saddlebred, Roadster, Morgan Horse Show - the Lion's
Club annual fundraiser event. Showtimes: Friday - 6 pm, Saturday
- 10 am and 6 pm
|Hunt Horse Complex
||Bill Whitley firstname.lastname@example.org
|| The Original Coin & Currency Show
Show offers a variety of numismatic items including rare coins, precious
metals, paper money, tokens, coin collecting books and supplies. Family
event! Fun for all! Bring your coins and currency to be appraised or bought.
There will be fun for everyone! Hours are on Friday from 11 am - 6 pm and
on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free Admission. Click on our
|| North Carolina Dealers Assocation Fall RV
Promoted by NC RV Dealers Association, this show & sale
offers the largest selection of new and used RVs under one roof.
Looking for the best deal on a 2008 and newer RV, come on out
to the NCRVDA’s Fall RV Sale September 7-9, 2012. Event.
Hours: Friday and Saturday: 10 am - 8 pm; Sun 11 am - 5 pm. Daily
Admission: $9 for age 13 and older, children 12 and under are
free. Special Rate Tickets: Seniors Day, Friday from 10am-4pm,
over 55 years old get in for only $6; Family Night, Friday after
5pm, all Adult Tickets are only $5; and Military/Law Enforcement
All Day Friday-$5 Only!!! (Additional discounts and coupons do
not apply to special rate tickets.) Go to www.northcarolinarvda.com
for advance purchase discount prices and coupons.
|Graham Building, Exposition Center
||Jimmy Harrison's All White Affair
* Private Birthday Event
|| NC Gourd Arts & Craft Festival
Promoted by the country's oldest gourd society, the 71th Annual North Carolina
Gourd Arts & Crafts Festival features a variety of growing, crafting, and
artistic competitive categories as well as gourd workshops and vendors
of gourd crafts, dried gourds, seeds, books, and gourd crafting supplies
The Festival also features a live auction at noon on Saturday. Event. Hours:
Sat 9 am- 5 pm and Sun 10 am - 4 pm. Admission: $2 age 16 and older.
Free admission for under age 16, NC Gourd Society members and workshop
||Carolina Aquarium Tropical Fish Auction
Raleigh Acquariun Society presents the 2012 annual Carolina
Aquariun Auction. Offering a wide variety of fish, plants,
and hardware items - often rare and difficult to find (plus
some old collectibles) Preview and Registration begins at 8:30
am Sunday morning. Auction starts at 11 am.
||Y Guides Tribe Event: "Stop Hunger Now"
Stop Hunger Now service event.
||*Junior League of Raleigh General Membership
This event is not open to the public. www.jlraleigh.org
Care Expo and Summit
By invitation Only - Corporate Trade Show
Pesticides & Structural Pesticides Board Meeting
County Executive Law Enforcement Lunch Meeting
- Hall of Fame
||NC State Championship Horse Show
55th annual N.C. Championship Horse Show - a Charity event
sponsored by The Raleigh Host Lions Club.
Showtimes: 10 am and 6 pm daily. www.asha.net/breed/competitions.php
|Hunt Horse Complex
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||Meredith College Sizzlin September Concert
RAIN Contingency Site for the We The Kings concert
scheduled at Meredith Amphitheatre. Gates open at 7 pm Concert
Artist Opens with D.VELOPED performing at 8 pm.
||*Friendship Club - an FMCA Camping Club
|| Greek Festival
31st Annual Greek Festival - Authentic Greek food - Homemade Greek pastries & marketplace
- Live Greek music - Greek Dance Groups - & More...... Portions of the
event proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.
Event Hours: Friday 5 - 10 pm, Saturday 11 am - 10 pm, Sunday 11 am - 6 pm....
GENERAL ADMISSION: Adults - $3, Ages 13-19 and Senior Citizens - $2, Ages
under admitted free. Visit our website at www.holytrinityraleigh.org for
a free admission ticket.
|| N.C. State CALS Alumni and Friends Tailgate
Activities include live bluegrass band, hands-on exhibits related to agriculture
and the life sciences, children’s area, the NC State Pep Band and displays
from college departments, related organizations and student clubs. An auction
will be held to benefit student scholarships. All-you-can eat buffet with
shrimp, chicken, barbecue, and the fixin’s. Tailgate begins at 1pm,
and ends at 5pm, with a 6pm kickoff. Admission is $17 for adults, $14 for
students, $8 for ages 4 to 12, and free for toddlers age 3 and under. Visit
our website for more information:
||Central North Carolina Pagan Pride
Open to the general public, this festival offers both entertainment
and education with a variety of social, commercial and spiritual
activities. Attendees are welcome to join or observe rituals,
attend workshops, meet with a variety of local groups, and
much more, all in a festival environment full of vendors, music,
and fun. Event hours Sat & Sun: 10:45am to 6:30pm.
|L.R. Harrill Center
||Old North State Antique Gun & Military
Antique guns, U.S. and foreign military arms and memorabilia exhibited, bought,
sold, and traded - WWI, WWII, Civil War, and other conflicts. Also includes relics,
books, uniforms and insignias. Free appraisals. Hours are Saturday, 9 a.m. to
5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $1 for children
7 -12 and free for children age 6 and under.
||DogGoneFast Flyball Club Flyball Tournament
Flyball is a fast-paced family-oriented dog sport that has become a hit on
Animal Planet and ESPN's Great Outdoor Games. Dogs and people alike go
wild over this relay race with 4 dogs per team. Each dog jumps 4 hurdles
and steps on a spring loaded box, which shoots out a tennis ball. The dog
catches the ball and runs back over the 4 hurdles. When the dog crosses
the starting line the next dog goes. The first team to have all 4 dogs
run without errors wins the heat. Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m.
- 3 p.m. Free admission.
||Mexican Independence Day Celebration
Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
Tobacco Taskforce Meeting
- 2 pm
Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council Meeting
Thursday: 1 - 4 pm www.ncagr.gov/localfood
|| *Acorn Industrial's Safety Fair
*Private company event.
| Martin Building
||Southern Ideal Home Show - Fall Edition
It's more than a Home Show! The Triangle's biggest and best
home and garden event features three buildings filled with
questions, help with your next building or remodeling project,
decorating or landscaping your home. Enjoy shopping, comparing
prices, talking to experts and finding resources for any home
or garden project. Hours are Friday, noon to 8 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
under. 55+ Day on Friday only, seniors ages 55 and older
receive admission for $7 (no coupons). For more information go to: www.southernshows.com
|Graham Building Exposition Center
Show Info: 1-800-849-0248
704-376-6594 Ext. 134
2012 Quarter Horse Futurity Show - estimated $90,000
to be awarded in money & prizes. Circuit awards for each
class: Open, Amateur, 13 & under and 14-18 all arounds.
|Hunt Horse Complex
||1st Annual Chinese"Harvest Moon
Festival Celebration with the
Chinese and Asian cultural
performances on stage, exhibits, food and merchandise vendors
offering arts and crafts for the entire family to enjoy..
Event Hours: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Admission:
$7.00 for Ages 7 and over.
Advance Admission $5 Free admission to ages 6 and under. www.etix.com
||AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Fun and educational activities for all dog lovers, including
the ever popular "Meet the Breeds" (over 50 different
AKC breeds), Canine Good Citizen Tests (CGC) available ($5
each), agility, obedience, and flyball demonstrations,
activities for all participants. AKC Companion Animal Recovery
will offer Micro-chip Clinic. Dog-related vendors, free games,
contests and giveaways - free goodie bags to the first 500
Event Hours 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free admission
|| North State Toy & Hobby Show
Antique to modern and collectible toys, sportscards & sports memorabilia,including
Barbie, diecast and plastic models, Star Wars, Hot Wheels, Hallmark ornaments,
Yu-gi-oh, Lord of Rings, Sci-Fi toys, western toys, NASCAR, etc. Over 70
exhibitors buying, selling & trading! EVENT HOURS: Saturday 9 a.m. -
4 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission is $5 daily - Weekend pass $7. Age 15 and Under admitted Free. www.insidepitchpromotions.com
|| The Pilot Club of Cary
Touch A Truck
Children 2-10 will be able to beep the horn,
flash the lights and meet the super hero drivers of their favorite
Tickets at the door: $5 per child, $20 per family. Parents admitted free.
is sponsored by the Pilot Club of Cary,
a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds for brain-related
BEEP and LIGHT free hour 11am-12pm for
children with special needs.
EVENT HOURS: Sunday - 11am - 3
and email is firstname.lastname@example.org
NCHJA " C" Outdoors 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 Show to be held
in 3 rings outdoors. Free spectator admission.
|Hunt Horse Complex - Barn E Ring
|| Special Olympics
Over 125 athletes from 20 local programs (counties) across NC will compete
for equestrian championship in dressage, showmanship and English and Western
trails and equitation. Free spectator admission. Show times Saturday 9
am - 5 pm and Sunday 9am - 5 pm .
| Hunt Horse Complex
Red Cross Meeting