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July 2018

 

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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, and booths. www.raleighfleamarket.net

Commercial & Education Bldgs.
Outside grounds
919-899-3532 (919-899-FLEA)
6/27-7/1

NCHJA Annual HunterJumper Show
NCHJA AA Horse Show starts each day at 8 am with special classes held Friday and Saturday evenings. Free spectator admission throughout the show. www.nchja.com

Hunt Horse Complex 919-538-4781
info@nchja.com


6/30-7/1 Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal Show
Repticon is a reptile and exotic animal convention showcasing vendors from around the country offering live animals, animal supplies and related merchandise. Live animals presentations and educational seminars are presented throughout the show hours.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.  VIP Admission (Sat. 9 am): $12. General admission Ages 13 and over is $10; Ages 5 - 12 admission $5, Ages 4 and under admitted free. Special two-day general admission $15. Click on our website for more info: www.repticon.com
Scott Building info@repticon.com
863-268-4873
6/30-7/1

Capital City Gun Show
Buy - Sell - Trade event : guns, knives, ammo, hunting supplies and anything related to shooting sports. Event hours are: Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily admission is $10 ages 12 and up. Cash only. Saturday admission good for both days. Discount coupons available in local newspapers and on our weblink:.
www.cegunshows.com

Exposition Center

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

1-6

*Family Campers & RV'ers Camping Club
This event activity is a private camping club and is not open to the public.

New Campground  
4-8

State 4-H Horse Show
Free admission to spectators - open to public..
Activities begin at 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Wednesday; 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Thursday, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Sunday. This 5-day 4-H State Championship Horse Show will featuring over 2600 entries in 123 classes highlighting youth / 4-H members ages 5-18 exhibiting their project animals and demonstrating a wide variety of riding disciplines, including: speed events, hunt seat, dressage, western, saddle seat and non-trotting classes. https://equinehusbandry.ces.ncsu.edu/state-horse-show

Hunt Horse Complex 

 

Lori Stroud 919-515-5784 llstroud@ncsu.edu

6-8

Gem & Jewelry Show
Dealers will offer a variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads for show and sale. Rare minerals, giant sharks teeth, and fossils will be on display. Hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission. www.frankcoxproductions.com

Scott Building 941-954-0202
frankcox@comcast.net
6-8

Rubber Stamp & Scrapbooking Show
SSAT Shows presents their Stamp Scrap Art Tour with vendors and classes offering rubber stamps, scrapbook and paper crafts training and supplies. As we begin our 12th year our goal remains to create Rubber Stamp Conventions with an atmosphere that is fun and exciting for everyone, both vendors and customers. We are committed to creating an experience that allows you to forget your troubles for a few days, while providing an event full of memories that you will always treasure and will want to return to. Children welcome with adult supervision. Saturday and Sunday general admission includes Make & Take experiences - some free and some with purchase of materials.
Make & Take Project Party Special Event:
Friday, July 6 from 7 - 10 p.m. pre-registration $35 (includes project materials and Sat/Sun admission). Click here: MAKE & TAKE REGISTRATION
General Public Show Hours: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ages 12 and under admitted free when accompanied by adult. Admission ages 13+ for Saturday and Sunday 2-day pass is $7 at the door or $6 in advance Click for advance tickets
www.stampscraparttour.com

Exposition Center debby@ssatshows.com
10

NC Structural Pest Control & Pesticides Board Meeting
www.ncagr.com/str-pest

Martin Building

919-733-6100

11

NC Pesticides Licensing Exams
www.ncagr.com/str-pest

Martin Building

919-733-6100

12

NC Structural Pest Exams
www.ncagr.com/str-pest

Martin Building

919-733-6100

13-15 Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza
The Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza - over 125 exhibitors, from Florida to New England, featuring quality antiques and old collectibles. Event Hours: Friday 10 am - 5 pm, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 11 am - 4 pm. Admission $7 per day $8 weekend pass. Discount admission coupon available. Check our website for more details. www.antextofnc.com
Exposition Center

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

14 14th Annual Children's Good News Spectacular
Child Evangelism Fellowship of Greater Raleigh Area and several area sponsors are hosting a free area-wide event for children and families at our expanded location on the Fairgrounds.. Children can enjoy inflatible games and rides, popcorn, snow cones and Any avadrinks, and an illusion show blended with several gospel puppet presentations. FREE Admission.
Event Hours 10 am - 3 pm.
www.CEFGRA.org
Graham Building 919-779-2825
CEFMRBOB@bellsouth.net
14 Lightning Strikes VI - 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
14-15

Triangle Wide Horseman's Association
TWHA open horse show event featuring Hatler, Western, English and Saddle seat classes for all horse breeds. Activities begin at 9:00 am daily. Free spectator admission. - open to public. Go to our web site for more details and class list. www.trianglewidehorsemansassociation.com

 Hunt Horse Complex  Kim Moser
919-201-3606
scootin4me@yahoo.com
17-18 *NC Soil & Water Commission
*Tuesday: Work Session 6 - 10 p.m.
Wednesday: Public Meeting 8 a.m. - 12 Noon

www.ncagr.com/SWC
Martin Building 919-715-0697
18 *JoCo Plant Show
Showcase of premier plants grown in central North Carolina. Free admission. Private trade show for horticulture industry professionals only - open to landscapers, nurseries, garden centers, municipalities, wholesale nursery buyers. Plants grown by members of Johnston County Nursery Marketing Association will be on display 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. www.jocoplants.com
Scott Building
JohnstonCountyNurserymen@gmail.com
18-22

Kids Exchange Consignment Sale
Like new clothes, toys and other children's items offered at discounted prices. Most items will be sold at about one third their original value. Register online to sell items! Free Admission!
Items marked 1/2 price Sun. 7/22
Wed. 7/18 - Work Exchange Sale 3 - 8 p.m.
Thurs.7/19 - Seller’s Sale 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
OPEN TO PUBLIC:
Fri. 7/20 - 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.;
Sat. 7/21 - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
Sun. 7/22 - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
www.KidsExchange.net

Graham Building & Exposition Center

Amy@KidsExchange.net
20-22

NCHJA " C" Indoors Horse Show
Hunter Jumper Horse Show -Friday through Sunday. Daily show begins at 8:00 a.m. 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

21 *Goodwin Wedding & Reception
This event is a private by invitation event.
Martin Building

 

23 *North Carolina 4-H Congress Candlelighting Ceremony
*Private 4-H Event
www.nc4h.org/youth/congress
www.ces.ncsu.edu/Events/
Dorton Arena 919-515-8480
Sarah_Kotzian@ncsu.edu
24 *North Carolina 4-H Congress Hunger Relief Project
*Private 4-H Event
www.nc4h.org/youth/congress
www.ces.ncsu.edu/Events/
Dorton Arena 919-515-8480
Sarah_Kotzian@ncsu.edu
24-25

*NC Bar Exams
July 2018 North Carolina Bar Examinations for law graduates
www.ncble.org

Graham and Exposition Building 919-848-4229 info@ncble.org
24-25

*Elon University Law School Law Graduate Reception
Private Event 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
http://www.elon.edu/e-web/law

Martin Building  
24-25

*UNC Law School Law Graduate Reception
http://www.law.unc.edu

Scott Building  
24-25

*NCCU Law School Law Graduate Reception
http://law.nccu.edu

Scott Building  
24-25

*Wake Forest Law School Law Alumni Lunch
Private Event 12 Noon - 1 p.m.
http://law.wfu.edu

Scott Building  
24-25

*Campbell Law School Law Graduate Reception
http://law.campbell.edu

Scott Building  
27-29 Sports Card, Memorabilia, & Comic Con
Over 80 exhibitors will be buying, selling and trading vintage to new sportscards, memorabilia and comics on over 225 tables! Featured autograph guests: TBA. Show 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

28

2018 Japanese Summer Festival (New expanded location)
Japanese Natsu Matsuri (Summer Festival) features traditional-type street food and drink (including Japanese beer).  Enjoy stage entertainment and dance floor for traditional Japanese bon odori dancing and performances by taiko drums, other Japanese musical instruments, Japanese choir and musicians, Japanese martial arts demos, and other Japanese cultural entertainment.  Tables will be hosted by other Japan-interest groups and will feature traditional Japanese games for children, displays of Japanese arts and crafts, cultural presentations and sale or trading of Japanese goods. Admission: $5 age 13 and older (Check back for additional information on discounted advance tickets.) Event Hours: 1 - 8 p.m.
www.TriangleJapanClub.org www.NCJapanFest.org

Exposition Center
28-29 Raleigh Summer Dressage I & II Show
Dressage under saddle classes at all levels, Intro to Grand Prix both days, Sport Horse in-hand competition both days.
Hours: 7:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m. on Saturday and 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday. Spectator admission is free.
www.rosinburg-events.com
Hunt Horse Complex - Barn E Ring Event Info: Janine Malone
919-269-7307
jemrph@aol.com
Participant Info:
703-777-4846
31 * NC DOT Equipment Operators Safety Roadeo Training
www.ncdot.gov
Martin Building/ Midway 704-983-4400

 

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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