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 5 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
|8/29-9/2||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: Thursday, Fayetteville Kennel Club; 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
|8/29-9/2||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 - Under age 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|
NCDCTA Labor of Love Dressage Horse
Show I & II
|Hunt Horse Complex||
Structural Pest Control Licensing and Certification Exams
38th 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 - $4, Ages 13-18 and Senior Citizens - $3, Ages 12 and under admitted free. Visit our website at www.holytrinityraleigh.org for more info or to purchase your admission ticket. Tickets are also available at the door.
|6-8||NCQHA Tar Heel Futurity Fall Classic
2019 Tar Heel Quarter Horse 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||Registration/Participation
Event Info: 910-395-4306 Susan Daniels firstname.lastname@example.org
|Big Time Wrestling
Big Time Wrestling returns to the legendary Dorton Arena with a 6 Man Tag Team Main Event and much more! Glenn Jacobs fka KANE!, WWE Hall of Famer KURT ANGLE, WWE Diva EMMA, ARN ANDERSON, THE NASTY BOYS, THE PATRIOT, and all the stars of Big Time Wrestling. Meet & Greet 5:30PM. Belltime 7:30PM.Doors open: 5:30 p.m. Meet & Greet 5:30-7:30 p.m. Bell time: 7:30 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 7 will be sold at the Dorton North Box Office beginning at 5 p.m. on September 7. Check our website for more details coming soon. www.BTWpro.com
|7-8||NC Kid Expo Raleigh 2019
The NC Kid Expo is the ultimate event for kids and those kids at heart! During the event, attendees will be able to explore, shop, play and learn at this unforgettable event. American Ninja Warrior Jr, Positive Ninja appearing Saturday and Sunday. The Expo is part businesses, non-profits on display and part experiences and fun for all! Expect to see local and national companies that have products and services catered to kids and families. Meet instructors and coaches teaching karate, soccer and football. Or sign up for gymnastics, dance schools and so much more! Event Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission: age 13 and over: $10; Ages 5-12 $5; Grandparent General Admission $8; General Admission for Family 4-Park $25. For more information go to www.nckidexpo.com
UPHA Chapter 12 NC State Championship Horse Show
|Hunt Horse Complex||Show Entries Secretary:
Show Manager: 803-431-1991
NC Structural Pest Control & Pesticides
Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
|11||*NC DOT Materials Test Concrete
Field Performance Seminar
|14||Raleigh Fall Bird Fair
Exotic Bird Show - Raleigh Bird Fair - Educational opportunity - shop for pet birds and their needs. Everything needed for a pet bird cave will be available. Vendors offering food, supplies, cages, birds, information, education, fellowship and make contacts with other bird enthusiasts. Event Hours: 9 am - 4 pm. Admission $2 (Ages 11 & under and 65 & older admitted free.) www.smokymountaincagebirdsociety.com
|Holshouser Building|| Mikejarrett@bellsouth.net
|14-15||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 7 -12 and free for children age 6 and under. www.thecarolinatrader.com
Great American Tiny House Show
Party with the Pugs
|Holshouser Building||Renee Clark 919-495-5475
|15||*Y Guides Tribe Event: "Rise Against Hunger"
Private Event - Stop Hunger Now service event.
*Mastec Town Hall Meeting
|17||NC Board of Agriculture Meeting
1:30 p.m. www.ncagr.gov
|Hunt Horse Complex||919-707-3000|
|18||Savor The Triangle
Eat your heart out at the Mix 101.5 Savor The Triangle Food Festival this Wednesday evening!
Taste cuisine from the Triangle's hottest restaurants during this night of food, shopping, and fun on Wednesday - September 19 at the Kerr Scott Building - NC State Fairgrounds. Portions of Proceeds Benefiting the Inter-Faith Food Service. Event hours 6 - 9 pm. Early Bird Ticket: $35 General Walk-up Admission at door: $45 Get more info at:
www.wralfm.com/savor-the-triangle Advance Tickets on sale beginning June 30: ETIX.com
|19||Nexsen Pruet Client Event
Private event - by invitation only.
|20-22||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/Box Office: $10 Adults (Children 12 and under admitted free)
|Graham Building Exposition Center
Show Info: 919-839-4680
|21||*Schram-Whitley Wedding and Reception
*Private Event - By Invitation Only
|Public House/ Tobacco Pavilion|
|21-22|| 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
|21-22||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
|9/21-10/3|| IBMA Camping
WELCOME IBMA WOB 2019:
For tickets and information about the International Bluegrass Music Association and World of Bluegreaa 2019 click on: https://ibma.org/world-of-bluegrass
GROUP RV/CAMPING RESERVATIONS FOR IBMA AVAILABLE between September 21 - October 3, 2018 for full service water, sewer, and electric RV access. Click here to email:
IBMA WOB 2019 CAMPING RESERVATIONS
*Industrial Hemp Commission Meeting
Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
The Professional Firefighters and Paramedics of NC Presents Kelby Costner in Concert
In Raleigh/Wake County:
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 Friday: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.; Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; and Sunday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. http://sonc.net/sports-competitions/equestrian-tournament
|Hunt Horse Complex||
NCHJA " C" Outdoors Horse Show
|Hunt Horse Complex - Barn E Ring||
|28||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
|28||TGA Navaratri Garba Dance
Annual Garba Dance presented by TGA - South Asian Indian Community
Triangle Gujarati Association of NC