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November 2018

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Every Sat. & Sun. 

The Flea Market reopens on Saturday, Nov. 3 and 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, and booths. The Flea Market will be open regular hours on Thanksgiving weekend, but will NOT be open Friday, Nov. 23.
www.raleighfleamarket.net

Commercial & Education Bldgs.
Outside grounds 

919-899-3532 (919-899-FLEA)
1 Raleigh Ducks Unlimited Banquet
Raleigh Chapter annual banquetcelebratign our 51st Anniversary. Fundraiser event includes dinner, annual membership, raffles, live band, and information on the conservation of North America's wetlands and wildlife. Doors open 5:30 pm Event Hours: 6:30 -10:30 pm. Reservations required. To learn more about how you can make a difference call 1-800-45-Ducks.
www.ducks.org
Scott Building

Tickets & Event Information:
Email: Paul Warren

2-3 Capital Area Handbell Festival
This festival will include OVER 300 handbell ringers from several States who will join together for two days of ringing and learning under a nationally-known handbell clinician. The festival is produced and run by The Raleigh Ringers - registration fee is required for festival participants. Friday hours are 6 - 10 p.m.; Saturday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. The final concert at 4 p.m. is open to the public and FREE admission.Canned goods are also being collected for Food Bank of Central Eastern North Carolina.
www.rr.org
Scott Building 919-847-7574
rringer@rr.org
2-4 Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza
The Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza - qualtiy exhibitors from Florida to New England, featuring quality antiques and old collectibles! Event Hours: Friday 10 am - 5 pm, Saturday 11 am - 4 pm, Sunday 11 am - 5 pm. Admission:  $7.00 Daily or $8.00 Weekend (3-day pass). Discount admission coupon available. Check our website for more details. www.antextofnc.com
Exposition Center

336-924-8337 or
336-924-4359
adclodpromo@triad.rr.com

3 Annual Family Congress
This annual family congress is a healing retreat for the faithful of the Diocese of Raleigh under the guidance of Bishop Michael F. Burbridge. Featured speakers Reverend Father Rafael Buzman from Bolivia and Preacher Niel Velez from New York City. Activities 7 am - 6 p.m.
www.DioceseofRaleigh.org
Dorton Arena anastaciogonzales12@gmailcom
3 *American Sewing Guild
*ASG Annual meeting & fashion show - Knit Fabric Challenge
www.ASGRaleigh.org
Martin Building events@ASGRaleigh.org
3-4 Neuse River Trains - 33rd Annual Train & Railroadiana Show & Sale
Model railroad show and sale sponsored by Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Club, a non-profit educational organization chartered to promote the hobby of model railroading. Several operating layouts on display with many vendors selling train related merchandise. Great fun for kids of ALL ages! Come see us in our expanded building beside the Exposition Center. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission: $8 covers BOTH days for age 12 and older - free admission to age 11 and under when accompanied by adult. $1 discount coupon available with Club Flyer or New & Observer coupon, or click on our website. Call or email George Lasley, 919-834-5531, for more information. www.nrvclub.net
Graham Building 919-834-5531(7-9 PM please)
glasley@bellsouth.net
3-4 NC Gourd Arts & Craft Festival
The 77th Annual North Carolina Gourd Arts & Crafts Festival features a variety of growing, crafting, and artistic competitive categories as well as gourd crafting workshops and vendors of gourd crafts, dried gourds, seeds, books, t-shirts and gourd crafting supplies. The Festival also features a display of historical gourds and a free gourd crafting table for kids. Event Hours: Sat from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Sun 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission: $2 age 16 and older. Free admission for under age 16, NC Gourd Society members and workshop students. students.www.ncgourdsociety.org
Holshouser Building 919-696-0744
paul.a.buescher@gmail.com

2-4

 

Triangle Farms NCHJA "C" Indoors 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. Free spectator admission
www.trianglefarms.com
Hunt Horse Complex Joan Petty
919-669-9877
HorseShows@trianglefarms.com
6 *NC Structural Pest Control Licensing and Certification Exams
www.ncagr.com/str-pest
Martin Building 919-733-6100
6-11 'Jump for the Children Duke I Horse Show....benefiting Duke Children's Hospital
Watch Olympic style show jumping at the 'JUMP FOR THE CHILDREN' HORSE SHOW, benefiting Duke Children's Hospital in Durham, NC. The horse show offers U.S. Equestrian Federation "AA" rated hunter and show jumping competition each day. Show Highlights:
Thursday, Nov. 8 at 6:00 p.m.
$10,000 Welcome Jumper Stake,
Friday, Nov. 9 at 6:00 p.m.
$10,000 USHJA (United States Hunter Jumper Association) International Hunter Derby sponsored by Dr. Betsee Parker and Huntland
Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. $30,000 Duke Children's Hospital Grand Prix

Daily show Tuesday through Sunday starting at 8:00 a.m. with FREE ADMISSION except for Saturday night. Admission for the Duke Children's Hospital Grand Prix is $10 person. Children under 10 admitted free. Box office opens at 5:00 p.m. Visit www.jumpforthechildren.org for more information on tickets, daily schedules and more.
Hunt Horse Complex

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

7 *NCDA March Across Carolinas
www.ncagr.gov/fooddist/index.htm

Exposition Center
GrHOF

919-575-4490
7 *NC Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
www.ncagr.com/str-pest
Martin Building 919-733-6100
9-11

Carolina Collector Auto Fest & XTREME Car Truck Showdown

Rain or Shine, celebrating its 32nd year, this event will include a swap meet with more than 100 vendors, Indoor & Outdoor Car Corral for buying and selling, and Car/Truck shows Friday thru Saturday, March 10th-11th, for 1900-1989 vehicles; Find us on Facebook for latest info.
Show Hours: Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

On Sunday join us for the XTREME Car & Truck Showdown. Come see the Baddest, Coolest, Tallest, Most Customized, Wildest Cars & Trucks around. 1990-2017 Models. Vendor Setup is 7am-9am, Car Show Registration 9am-12noon, Awards at 4pm. Like us on Facebook!
Admission each day: $10 Adults, Sr/Military/Student-$8, Jrs ages 11-15 $5, under age10 free admission. Websites: www.carolinacollectorautofest.com or www.xtremecartruckshowdown.com

Dorton Arena/ Graham Building/ Grounds 336-972-4362 or 919-215-3351
10 Lightning Strikes VII - Kick Boxing
Triangle Kickboxing Promotions presents the premier amateur and professional Kickboxing event "Lightning Strikes". Doors Open 6 p.m. Action starts up at: 7 p.m. Advaance Ticket Pries: General Admission $35, Floor Preferred Seating $45, Ringside $60, VIP Tables limited availability. Advance tickets available at outlets and online at ETIX Any available seats can be purchased at the door at $10 above advance price.
Click on our website for more info: www.TriangleKickboxingPromotions.com
Scott Building 919-230-9583
info@trikicpro.com
13 *NC Pesticides & Structural Pests Board Meeting
www.ncagr.gov/spcap
Martin Building 919-733-6100
13-14 *NC Soil & Water Commission
*Tuesday: Work Session 6 - 10 p.m.
Wednesday: Public Meeting 8 a.m. - 12 Noon

www.ncagr.com/SWC
Graham - Hall of Fame Room 919-715-6097
14-18 'Jump for the Children Duke II Horse Show....benefiting Duke Children's Hospital
Watch Olympic style show jumping at the 'JUMP FOR THE CHILDREN' HORSE SHOW, benefiting Duke Children's Hospital in Durham, NC. The horse show offers U.S. Equestrian Federation "AA" rated hunter and show jumping competition each day. Show Highlights:
Thursday, Nov. 16 at 6:00 p.m.
$10,000 Welcome Jumper Stake,
Friday, Nov. 17 at 6:00 p.m.
$10,000 USHJA (United States Hunter Jumper Association) International Hunter Derby sponsored by Dr. Betsee Parker and Huntland
Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. $30,000 Duke Children's Hospital Grand Prix

Daily show Tuesday through Sunday starting at 8:00 a.m. with FREE ADMISSION except for Saturday night. Admission for the Duke Children's Hospital Grand Prix is $10 person. Children under 10 admitted free. Box office opens at 5:00 p.m. Visit www.jumpforthechildren.org for more information on tickets, daily schedules and more.
Hunt Horse Complex

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

15 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Banquet
Free admission by rese. rvation only. FCA Fund Raiser Banquet - NEW Expanded LOCATION - featuring keynote speaker TBA Event starts at 6:30 p.m. and lasts until 9 p.m.
www.trianglefca.org
Exposition Center 919-848-4646
trifca@nc.rr.com
15 NCSU Ducks Unlimited Banquet
NCSU Chapter annual banquet. Fundraiser event includes dinner, annual membership, raffles, live band, and information on the conservation of North America's wetlands and wildlife. Doors open 5:30 pm Event Hours: 6:30 -11:30 pm. Reservations Required. To learn more about how you can make a difference call 1-800-45-Ducks.
www.ducks.org
Scott Building

Tickets & Event Information:

Andrew Williams
atwilli3@ncsu.edu
Drew Clapp
336-669-1788
amclapp@ncsu.edu
Zach Pegram 252-425-1913
zrpegram@ncsu.edu

17-18

Dixie Gun & Knife Classic
Buy, sell or trade. Modern and collectible firearms, custom made knives, hunting and fishing equipment, ammo, gun accessories, reloading supplies and much, much more....something for the whole family. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $9 for adults and children under 12 are free with paying adult. Visit our website for a $1 discount admission coupon.  www.dixiegunandknifeshow.com

Graham Building

dixieguns@aol.com
919-781-1287

 

17-18 Repticon Raleigh Reptile & Exotic Animal Show
Repticon Raleigh is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone!
Hours: Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm (VIP Entry at 9:00am) and Sunday: 10:00 am-4:00 pm (No VIP Early Entry)
Admission: Ages 13 and up - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - Free Admission. Visit our website for special offers on 2-day and VIP tickets
www.repticon.com
Scott Building repticonevents@repticon.biz
863-268-4273
17-18 Carolina Coin and Stamp Show 
Coins, postcards and stamps, currency (U.S., foreign, ancient, gold & silver) will be available. Dealers will be buying and selling foreign, domestic and ancient currency. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. 
Holshouser Building  Dot Hendrick
919-828-9450
20 *NC Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
www.ncagr.com/str-pest
Martin Building 919-733-6100
23-25 A Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market
The complete holiday experience for the entire family. Featuring personal gifts, crafts, jewelry, art, pottery, holiday foods - it's the perfect stop to start & finish your holliday shopping. Admission is good all three days so plan on spending the weekend.  Event hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission: Adults - $8, Seniors (60+) and Military w/ ID - $7, Child (6-12) - $4.Visit our website for additional information. www.Christmascarousel.com
Graham Building 336-855-0208
tlambert@christmascarousel.com
27 *NC FFA Dairy Evaluation
Dairy Cattle Evaluation Career
Development Event provides a competitive event for agricultural education students. The
event emphasizes skills in dairy cattle evaluation, selection, and dairy herd management. www.ncffa.org
Hunt Horse Complex Email:
rjdavis@ncsu.edu
919-515-4206
11/30-12/02 Vintage Market Days of the Triangle
Stroll through our marketplace and delight in the inspiration.
Exposition Center

 

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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