Weekend Update: Sept. 1-3

The Equestrian Exchange Consignment Sale will run Friday, Sept. 1, through Sunday, Sept. 3, with free admission throughout the weekend. The event is North Carolina’s largest equine-item consignment sale. It gives attendees the opportunity to buy and sell tack, saddles, show clothing, barn supplies, horse wear and other riding gear. Event hours Friday through Sunday are from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The sale is in the Holshouser Building. Other events: The Kennel Club Dog Shows are Friday through Monday in the Graham Building. The American Kennel Club registered dogs will compete each day for points that will lead to…

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Weekend Update: Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Happy Labor Day Weekend! We hope you have a relaxing weekend planned, and if you’re in Raleigh, come visit the fairgrounds for some exciting events. The Equestrian Exchange Consignment Sale will run through Monday, Sept. 2, in the Holshouser Building. The sale has equestrian tack, saddles, show clothing, barn supplies, horsewear and riding needs. Sale hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday through Sunday and noon to 6 p.m. Monday. Admission is free. The Tarheel Labor Day Cluster Dog Shows will be in the Graham Building. Each day, American Kennel Club registered dogs from local kennel clubs will compete. The…

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Weekend Update: Aug. 31-Sept. 3

How will you celebrate your Labor Day weekend? How about with a trip to the N.C. State Fairgrounds? From horse and dog shows to exotic animals and precious gems, we’ve got something for the entire family this weekend. Read on for more details. Equestrian Exchange Consignment Sale The Equestrian Exchange Tack Consignment Sale in the Holshouser Building offers the opportunity to buy and consign equestrian items, saddles and tack for all disciplines of riding. The event is open to the public Friday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday from noon to 6 p.m. Admission is free….

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Weekend Update: September 2-4

This weekend, the fairgrounds is packed full of wonderful events. kicking off with the  Equestrian Exchange Consignment Sale which began Wednesday in the Holshouser Building. This event offers visitors the opportunity to buy and consign anything related to the equestrian sport. Four other events this weekend are also animal related: Starting Friday local kennel clubs will host all-breed dog shows, dog obedience competitions and rally trials as part of the Kennel Club Dog Shows in the Graham Building. The Carolina Reptile and Exotic Animal Show will feature vendors selling reptiles, birds and mammals, cages, food and supplies. Live animal shows and…

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