Weekend Update: Aug. 18-20

The Carolina Fall Boat Show and Sale is Friday through Sunday in the Graham Building. The event will feature a boat inventory reduction sale showcasing 12 marine dealers and over 200 boats on display. Hours are Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and members of the military, and children ages 12 and under are admitted for free. The Original Coin and Currency Show is Saturday and Sunday in the Martin Building. The show will offer a…

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Weekend Update: May 9-11

It’s Mothers’ Day weekend, so come out to the┬áRaleigh Flea Market to find a one-of-a-kind treasure for your mom. Some Shaw University students will give mom an early present when they walk across the stage in Dorton Arena Saturday morning and receive their degrees. Dorton Arena will host the Shaw University commencement exercises at 11 a.m. with featured speaker Madame Gloria Bongi Ngema-Zuma, First Lady of the Republic of South Africa. Tickets are not required for admittance, and seating is first-come, first-seated. Doors open at 9 a.m. Also this weekend: N.C. Plantation Pleasure Walking Horse Tarheel Classic is Friday and…

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Weekend Update: Sept. 7-9

We’re getting ready for the 2012 N.C. State Fair, which starts in a little under five weeks. In the meantime, stop by the fairgrounds this weekend and enjoy some amazing events. We’ve got horses, coins, gourds, tropical fish, RVs, and of course, the Raleigh Flea Market. Read on for more information about this weekend’s events. Raleigh Flea Market The largest flea market in Raleigh will close temporarily to make way for the N.C. State Fair in just a few weeks. Stop by while you still can to browse through the offerings of hundreds of vendors. The flea market is open…

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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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