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
|08/30-09/03||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
|08/31-9/2||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 - 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|
|1-2|| Capital Dressage Classic
Recognized dressage equestrian competition - dressage through FEI - vendor fair
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday & Saturday and Sunday. This is a FREE spectator admission event.
|Hunt Horse Complex||
Structural Pest Control Licensing and Certification Exams
Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
|Exposition Center Atrium||919-733-6100|
J.Crew Warehouse Sale
37th 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.
|7-9||NCQHA Tar Heel Futurity Fall Classic
2018 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: 919-894-2973 Susan Daniels email@example.com
|8||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||*Y Guides Tribe Event: "Rise Against Hunger"
Private Event - Stop Hunger Now service event.
Pesticides & Structural Pests Board Meeting
NC State Championship Horse Show
|Hunt Horse Complex||Bill Whitley firstname.lastname@example.org
|15||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
|15-16||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.
MAPR Party With The Pugs
|Holshouser Building||Renee Clark|
|19||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
Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
|21-23||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. 21: 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||*NCSU 60's Sigma Chi Alumni Reunion
This event is not open to the public. Private by invitation and registration event.
|22-23|| 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
|22-23||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
The Professional Firefighters and Paramedics of NC Presents Thompson Square in Concert
In Raleigh/Wake County:
|9/23-10/3|| IBMA Camping
WELCOME IBMA WOB 2018:
For tickets and information about the International Bluegrass Music Association and World of Bluegreaa 2018 click on: https://ibma.org/world-of-bluegrass
GROUP RV/CAMPING RESERVATIONS FOR IBMA AVAILABLE between September 23 - October 3, 2018 for full service water, sewer, and electric RV access. Click here to email:
IBMA WOB 2018 CAMPING RESERVATIONS
|24||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 Ringemail@example.com
Sally Lawing 336-237-6253
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||
Red Cross Meeting