Weekend Update: Sept. 16-18

Supporting North Carolina’s firefighters and paramedics can be as simple as buying a concert ticket. The Professional Firefighters and Paramedics of N.C. Presents Neal McCoy in Concert Saturday at 8 p.m. in Dorton Arena. General admission is $28, and doors open at 7 p.m. Buy tickets at www.pffpnc.net or at Dorton Arena Box Office beginning at 5 p.m. on the day of the concert. Other events this weekend include: The 59th Annual N.C. State Championship Horse Show is Thursday through Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. in the Hunt Horse Complex. Admission is free to morning sessions. Whiplash will perform each night…

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Weekend Update: May 30-June 1

The N.C. Junior Beef Roundup takes place Saturday and Sunday in the Graham Building. The event is coordinated by a group of juniors from all over the state, their breed advisers, the Purebred Breeders Council, the N.C. Cattlemen’s Association and the N.C. State University  4-H and Youth Livestock Department. The livestock show includes steer and breed shows, a showmanship competition, skill development and leadership development activities. Event competitions begin at 7:30 a.m. on both days.   The Capital Dressage Classic equestrian competition will be held in the Hunt Horse Complex from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and…

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Weekend Update: June 1-3

It’s a weekend of beef, bottles, horses and collectibles at the State Fairgrounds. The showers are expected to pass this evening, and according to local meteorologists, the remainder of the weekend promises to be beautiful. So, come out and enjoy the Raleigh Flea Market and several special events, including: North Carolina Junior Beef Roundup Youth from across the state will compete in the North Carolina Junior Beef Roundup in the Graham Building Saturday and Sunday. The roundup includes steer and breed shows, a showmanship competition, skills and leadership development, and family activities. Competitions begin Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 a.m….

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Weekend Update: September 16-18

September has been a busy month a the fairgrounds and this weekend is no exception. The weekend kicks off today with the 53rd annual N.C. State Championship Horse Show in the Hunt Horse Complex. The event is hosted by the Raleigh Lions Club and will benefit local charities. On Friday visitors can also check out: Meredith College’s Sizzlin’ September Concert in Dorton Arena featuring The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. All things will be heating, cooling and plumbing will be featured at the 2011 Mechanical Contractors of North Carolina Association…

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