Weekend Update: July 27 – 29

Sports card and comic collectors will convene at Fairgrounds Sports Card, Memorabilia & Comic Con Sports Card, Memorabilia & Comic Con will feature more than 80 exhibitors that buy, sell and trade vintage to new sports cards, memorabilia and comics on more than 225 tables. Featured autograph guests include UNC Tar Heel and 2005 National Champion Melvin Scott, racing legend and 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Rex White, former Major League Baseball pitcher and N.C. State Hall of Famer Mike Caldwell, 1974 World Series Champion Jim Holt and Barry Foote, who was the third overall pick in the 1970 MLB…

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Easter weekend events at the fairgrounds

If you have out-of-town guests for Easter or time to kill between egg hunts, then come on out to the fairgrounds. This weekend features a variety of events, including Hamfest, a sports-card and memorabilia show, the flea market and more. Event information is below: Saturday’s Sports Card, Memorabilia, & Comic Con  features more than 75 exhibitors that will be buying, selling and trading vintage to new sportscards, memorabilia and comics on over 160 tables in the Scott Building. The event will include an appearance by the Hunnies Cheerleading  squad, official cheerleaders for the Triangle Torch Indoor Arena Football team. Stop…

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Bullriders Finals, Kids Exchange Consignment Sale and more this weekend

Calling all cowgirls and cowboys. It’s the annual Carousel Farms American Bullriders Finals this Friday and Saturday at the Hunt Horse Complex  featuring American Bullriders Finals, Bullriding and Barrel Racing Finals. Doors open at 6 p.m. Event starts at 7:30 p.m. each night. Admission is $17 for reserved seating, $12 for general admission and kids 5 and under are free. For more information or to purchase tickets over the phone, call 919-872-6898. The Kids Exchange Consignment Sale is Friday through Sunday in the Exposition Center and Graham Building. Admission is free and most items will be half price on Sunday….

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Weekend Update: Feb. 10 -12

This weekend promises to be a knock-out when it comes to the weather and to Dorton Arena entertainment. On Friday night, Big Time Wrestling returns with WWE Hall of Famer “The Icon” Sting.  Doors open at 6 p.m. and bell time is 8 p.m. Tickets range from $20 for arena seating to $75 for VIP seats. Tickets will be sold at the Dorton Arena Box Office beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Friday. Check the website to purchase advance tickets and for more details. On Saturday night,  boxing takes center stage with the main event featuring DeWayne Beamon vs Christian Esquivel. This is…

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