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December 2020

Date Event
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Building Contact Info
every Sat. & Sun. 

THE RALEIGH MARKET
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

2 *NC Structural Pesticide Exams
www.ncagr.com/spcap
Martin Building 919-733-6100
3 *Sears Contracting Christmas Party
*Private Event - By Invitation Only.
www.searscontract.com
Holshouser Building 919-754-0750
4-5

Classic Car Auction
The Raleigh Classic - four private collections offering more than 250 vintage vehicles.

Event Hours
Thursday Registered Bidder Preview 5 - 8 p.m.
Friday Public Preview 7 - 10 a.m.
Auctions Friday & Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Admission
$10 adult
$15 two-day pass
$5 age 12 and under
$7 age 12 and under 2-day pass
Free admission to registered bidders


www.raleighclassic.com

Graham Building and Exposition Center

919-404-4762
joyce_duke@leith.com

Participant/Exhibitor:
919-269-5271
info@raleighclassic.com

5-6

Toy Train Sale and Swap Meet
Over 100 vendors featuring Lionel, K-Line, MTH, Weaver, Atlas, American Flyer, Marklin Bachmann, Varney "N", "HO", "O", "S". and "G" gauge trains, accessories, track, switches and hard to find parts, and other toy train related items. Event features over 100 tables plus operating layouts, Kids Club activities, hands-on layouts and train races for the children.

Event Hours
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily
1 p.m. Auction
3 p.m. Special Raffle

Admission
$6 adults
Free for children under 13 when accompanied by a paying adult
$1 off coupon in the News & Observer or on our event flyer

www.se-tca.org

Scott Building

Event Info:919-847-5393
jfmitch@juno.com

Exhibitor Info:252-756-7842
csasr@yahoo.com

7 *Ford's Produce Annual Awards Dinner
*Private Event - By Invitation Only.
www.fordsproduce.com
Martin Building 919-833-7559
8

NC ABANA Meeting & Workshop
North Carolina ABANA, an affiliate of Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North American is hosting a meeting designed to teach the craft of blacksmithing for those interested in acquiring the training and skill. Interested in learning the art? Send us an email or come out and meet with us.

Event Hours
5:30 start time

https://www.facebook.com/nc.abana.9

Heritage Circle Forge northcarolina.abana@gmail.com
9 *NC Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
www.ncagr.com/spcap
Graham - Hall of Fame Meeting Room 919-733-6100
11-12

St. Nicholas European Christmas Market
Like the wonderful Christmas Markets of Europe, we feature food and gifts from Poland, Ukraine, Germany, Slovakia, The British Isles, Scandinavia, and Italy. You'll find unique, handmade, collectible, and vintage gifts, baked goods from traditional recipies, piroghi and kielbasa sales, delicious Slavic foods, and entertainment including, Irish Step Dancers and old fashioned caroling Friday evening and The Little German Band and Dancers mid-day on Saturday, children's activities, and even a visit from the real St. Nicholas. Look for matroyshka nesting dolls, Polish pottery, Czech crystal, vintage ornaments, hand carved wood gifts, special children's section, beer and barware for papa, boxed ornaments, cashmere scarves from Scotland, and so much more you won't find anywhere else! Visit our specially selected vendors of Old World goods and stop by Koehl's Bakery for mulled wine and dessert or get a brew at Fortnight Brewing. Shop Europe without leaving Raleigh!

Event Hours
Friday 5 - 9 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission
Free

www.sscyrilmethodius.org and https://www.facebook.com/SaintNicholasMarket

Holshouser Building

etss3@aol.com
919-239-4877


11-13

Raleigh Sports Card, Memorabilia & Comic Book Show
Over 80 exhibitors will be buying, selling and trading vintage to new sportscards, memorabilia and comics on over 225 tables! Featured autograph guests TBA.

Event Hours
Friday 2 - 7 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Admission
$5 daily
Weekend Pass $7
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

18 *Brodie Contracting Christmas Party
 Private Employee event.
https://www.brodiecon.com
Scott Building

19

Fiesta Navideña / Community Outreach Event
Community Outreach Event offering family information, children's toys as well as health and other professional services.

Event Hours
12 - 4 p.m.

Admission
Free

Holshouser Building

fabianleonor@yahoo.com

20 *Navarro-Fabian 25th Anniversary Celebration
Private Event - By invitation only.
Holshouser Building
19-20

Capital City Gun Show
Buy - Sell - Trade event: guns, knives, ammo, hunting supplies and anything related to shooting sports.

Event Hours
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission
$10 ages 12 and up
U under 12 years of age admitted free when accompanied by parent
Cash only, Saturday admission good for both days
Discount coupons available in local newspapers and on our website


www.cegunshows.com

Exposition Center

888-715-0606
540-953-0016
gunshows@usit.net

23

*Fred Smith Company Year-End Event
 Private employee event


www.FredSmithCompany.net

Graham Building robert.baugnon@fredsmithcompany.net

 

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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