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, the Shoppes at Dorton and the outside
grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen,
| Commercial & Education Bldgs.
Equestrian Exchange Consignment
Eid ul Adha Prayer Meeting
|1-4||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 age. Special outdoor attraction each day: North American Dock Diving Dogs - bring your dog (and current health records) to participate. This is a free spectator attraction sponsored by AKC and located outside the South end of the Graham Building near Hillsborough Street. wwwraleighkennelclub.org
|Graham Building `||Dennis McKoy
|1-4||Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral & Jewelry
This show offers a vast array of precious and semi-precious gem stones, pearls, beads and beading supplies, minerals, crystals, gems, and finished jewelry in gold and silver including 14K, 18K and platinum fine jewelry, hand-crafted, custom designs, fashion jewelry, and sterling silver. Wirewrappers and jewelers on site.Various discounts offered by vendors. Admission: Adults $5 general admission $1 discount with website coupon or mailer - Military free admission and under 16 admitted free. Show hours: Friday: noon - 6 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Monday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
|Scott Building||(804) 642-2011 (757) 641-2124 Ellen@treasuresoftheearth.com|
|2||Nuygen Wedding & Reception
Private event - by invitation only.
|Heritage Circle Tobacco Pavilion|
Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
|Exposition Center Atrium||919-733-6100|
Arabian & Half-Arabian Sport Horse Nationals
|Hunt Horse Complex||
J. Crew Fall Regional Warehouse Sale (SUNDAY HOURS ARE CANCELLED)
36th 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.
COME JOIN US IN OUR LARGER FACILITY 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 12 and under admitted free. Visit our website at www.holytrinityraleigh.org for a free admission ticket.
|9||AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Public Free event for dog lovers and their dogs. Microchip clinic, Canine Good Citizen testing, dog sport demonstrations, My Dog Can Do That opportunity to try agility with your dog, vendors, games for kids, Meet The Breeds and more!
Event Hours 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
|Holshouser Building|| 919-816-3749
|9||Shine A Light Family Fun Day
Shine a Light Family Fun Day 2017 will be held on Saturday, September 9 from 12 noon - 5 p.m. We will have bounce houses, karaoke, K-9 unit, and a fire truck to educate children on what our local heroes do, along with much more. Our purpose is to educate families on childhood grief and depression, to prevent youth suicide. Admission is FREE!!! Food trucks will be available. Join us for a day filled with Family, Food & Fun!
|Martin Building/West Lot||919-561-9740
|10||*Y Guides Tribe Event: "Stop Hunger Now"
Private Event - Stop Hunger Now service event.
Pesticides & Structural Pests Board Meeting *CANCELLED*
Structural Pest Control Licensing and Certification Exams
|13|| NC Pipeline Mock Strike *CANCELLED - rescheduled for November*
NC811 is a non-profit organization that recieves locate information and transmits information to utilitites to amrk underground lines for free. This training will set up a mock pipeline strike. www.nc811.org
|Scott Building & Rand Grandstand Infield||
NC State Championship Horse Show
|Hunt Horse Complex||Bill Whitley firstname.lastname@example.org
|15||*Brasfield & Gorrie Charity Fundraiser
Private event -by invitation only.
|Holshouser Building &Adjacent Lot|| 919-877-5876
Raleigh ASG hosts Judy Kessinger (Nice Fit System)
NC Triangle Gujarati Association presents the TGA Navaratri. Triangle Gujarati Association (TGA) was created in 1988, to serve the Gujarati community in the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. The goal of the organization is to promote and maintain the identity of Gujarati Culture and preserve our heritage. This event is a pre-Navaratri celebration and presents the traditional cultural line dancing from Gujarat, India. Event Hours: 8 - 11 p.m. Admission TGA Member $12 and Non-Member $15.
|16||Next Level Fight Club Mixed Martial Arts Competition NLFC8
Taking our fighters to the Next Level of competition. Next Level Fight Club is a premier mixed martial arts fighting group. Based out of Greenville, NC our focus is set on providing Eastern NC and the surrounding areas with the highest quality shows. Reserved Ringside Row 1: $90, Reserved Ringside Row 2: $75, General admission: (first come-first serve seating): $40. Limited time VIP Tables for 10 also available ($750). Doors at 6 pm - Fights start at 7 pm. Click on our website for advance tickets or to contact us and see more info: www.nextlevelfightclub.com
|16||Raleigh Fall Bird Fair
Educational opportunity - shop for pet birds and their needs. Vendors offering food, supplies, cages, fellowship and make contacts with other bird enthusiasts. Event Hours: 9 am - 4 pm. Admission $2 (Ages 12 and under & 65 and older admitted free.) www.smokymountaincagebirdsociety.com
|Holshouser Building|| Mikejarrett@bellsouth.net
|16-17||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 conflict bought, sold and traded. Hours are Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults, $1 for children 6 -12 and free for children age 6 and under.
|18||Raleigh Chamber Business Showcase
Discover Solutions and Make New Connections at the Business Showcase.
Event hours 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. Free Admission with e-ticket or business card. http://web.raleighchamber.org/events/eventdetail.aspx?EventID=1482
Soil & Water Commission
*Tuesday: Work Session 6 - 10 pm
Wednesday: Public Meeting 8 am - 12 Noon
|20||Savor The Triangle
Mix 101.5's Savor The Triangle - Get a "taste" of the Triangle all in one place! ~Food Sampling ~ Shopping ~ Music ~ Sample from the Triangle's hottest restaurants, breweries, and wineries. Portions of Proceeds Benefiting the Inter-Faith Food Service. Event hours 6 - 9 pm. Admission: $45 Get more info at https://www.facebook.com/events/1636653843014453
Advance Tickets: ETIX.com or www.wralfm.com/savor-the-triangle
|21||Nexsen Pruet Client Event
Private event - by invitation only.
Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
|Big Time Wrestling
Big Time Wrestling returns to the legendary Dorton Arena with a 6 Man Tag Team Main Event: Rock, Funk 'N' Roll (TERRY FUNK and ROCK'N'ROLL EXPRESS) vs. The King's Memphis Mafia (JERRY “The King” LAWLER, BRIAN CHRISTOPHER and DOUG GILBERT), KEVIN NASH, SGT. SLAUGHTER, BILLY GUNN, GANGREL, TOMMY RICH, JIMMY VALIANT, BTW Champion FLEX ARMSTRONG, and much more! Doors open: 6 p.m. Meet & Greet 6-8 p.m. Bell time: 8 p.m. Advance Admission Tickets: $75 VIP, $50 Golden Ringside rows 3-4, $30 Floor Seating Rows 5-8, Arena Seating $20. (Special Meet & Greet Combo Tickets also available plus featured wrestlers will also have tables offering purchase of autograph and/or photo. Any available seats on September 22 will be sold at the Dorton North Box Office beginning at 5:30 p.m. on September 22. Check our website for more details. www.BTWpro.com
|22-24||Southern Ideal Home Show - Fall Edition
The show features hundreds of building, remodeling, kitchen and bath, landscaping, outdoor living and interior design companies. This three-day event provides homeowners with opportunities to shop, compare, and seek advice from professionals and see the latest in home improvement trends. The show is a convenient, one-stop shopping, and has set the standard as the “must-see” home and garden event of the year.
Friday: 10 am - 8 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday: 11 am - 6 pm
At the Door: $10 (Under 12 free with a paying adult); Seniors (60+ with ID at the Box Office only) $5.00
Advanced Tickets: $9 online
Discount tickets available at local Walgreens locations for $7
Hero Day: Friday, Sept. 22: Free Admission with Active and Valid Military, Police, Fire or EMT ID (No Coupons)www.raleighfairgroundshomeshow.com
|Graham Building Exposition Center
Show Info: 919-334-0051
|22-24||NCQHA Tar Heel Futurity Fall Classic
2017 Tar Heel Quarter Ho rse Futurity Fall Classic 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||Judy Sullivan
"All Or Nothing" Professional Boxing ***PROMOTER CANCELLED***
919-827-2941 or 919-394-6103
|23-24||Supercar Autocross Ride & Drive
Experience - Educational Car-Control Clinic
Get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime driving experience in North Carolina! Our Ferrari and Lamborghini Agility Experience is a 60-minute group-based experience that provides education-based instruction on driving an exotic supercar, drive 3 laps around our autocross course in a Ferrari 360 Modena or Lamborghini Gallardo, and the opportunity to meet fellow supercar enthusiasts. At the end, you'll feel the responsiveness and distinction of these dragons and you'll develop a new bond between your new driving team-mates. Leave your caffeinated beverage at home - adrenaline comes free of charge!
Student driver registration required. Special - $99 for 3 laps in a Ferrari. Family and friends free admission.
|Blue Ridge & Trinity Road Lotemail@example.com
|23-24||DogGoneFast Flyball Club Flyball Tournament
Flyball dog racing! Come out and watch the flyball dogs! 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. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Spectators and leashed dogs are welcome to come and watch. Free admission. https://flyballdogs.com/doggonefast
|23-24|| 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! James Spence Authentications will be present both days! 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 Professional Firefighters and Paramedics of NC Presents Mark Chestnutt in Concert
In Raleigh/Wake County:
|9/24-10/4|| IBMA Camping
WELCOME IBMA WOB 2017:
For tickets and information about the International Bluegrass Music Association and World of Bluegreaa 2017 click on: https://ibma.org/world-of-bluegrass
GROUP RV/CAMPING RESERVATIONS FOR IBMA AVAILABLE between September 24 - October 4, 2017 for full service water, sewer, and electric RV access. Click here to email:
IBMA WOB 2017 CAMPING RESERVATIONS
|25||MAFA Keuring (Outside Ring)
The Mid-Atlantic Friesian Association Keuring show - official inspection of Fresian horses - movement on the triangle and conformation evaluation at the halt. Event Hours: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free Spectator admission.
|Hunt Horse Complex - Outside Ringfirstname.lastname@example.org
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||
NCHJA " C" Outdoors Horse Show
|Hunt Horse Complex - Barn E Ring||