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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Confessions from the Green NC exhibit

I can admit this now, but last year at this time I had no idea what the Green NC exhibit was going to be like. In fact, even though I am the exhibit coordinator, I really didn’t know how things would turn out until the morning before the N.C. State Fair opened! Oh sure, there were planning meetings with exhibitors, a layout design and lots of signage in the works, but the exhibit content kept changing. Several organizations had to drop out at the last minute, which meant the layout had to be revised (then revised again), causing sign changes…

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