Weekend Update: August 25-27

Friday through Sunday the Triangle Farms will host a NCHJA “C” Horse Show in the Hunt Horse Complex. The event will feature Hunter/Jumper style competition On Saturday, the Child Evangelism Fellowship of Greater Raleigh will host its annual Children’s Good News Spectacular. The event will be held in the Graham Building and will feature inflatable games and rides, popcorn, snow cones, drinks, an illusion show and several gospel presentations. Last year’s event had more than 10,000 attendees and this year’s event promises to bring more spectacular growth. The Body Mind Spirit Expo will be held in the Scott Building on…

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Weekend Update: August 19-21

The Carolina Fall Boat Show & Sale comes to the Graham Building Saturday and Sunday. Boating enthusiasts will find more than than 25 dealers showing board and personal watercraft in all price ranges. The East West Classic Motorcycle Swap Meet & Show will feature 14 vintage motorcycle competitions and a vendor fair. The event will be held in the Scott Building Saturday and Sunday, and is dedicated to motorcycles of all types built before 1990. Whether you’re looking to buy, trade or just browse, this event will offer many of unique bikes and parts. Also on the grounds, visitors can…

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Weekend Update: August 12-14

Friday and Saturday the Children’s Spring Clothing and Baby Equipment Sale will be held in the Scott Building. Sponsored by Triangle Mothers of Twins & Triplets, the event will feature gently used items on sale at drastically reduced prices. Some of the items on sale will include maternity, infant and childrens clothing, toys, books, games, bikes, bedding and equipment. The Toy Train Sale and Swap Meet will be held in the Scott Building Sunday and will feature more than 100 vendors selling gauge trains, accessories, track, switches and hard-to-find parts among other things. Layouts of track will be setup and…

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Weekend Update: August 5-7

With five distinctively different events, there is truly something for everyone at the fairgrounds this weekend. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday Inkfest Live: The Urban Tattoo Expo will be held in the Exposition Center. The event will feature tattoo artists from around the world showcasing their craft. Graffiti demonstrations, live musical performances and custom car and bike displays will also be included. The popular Dixie Gun & Knife Classic will be held in the Graham Building on Saturday and Sunday. A wide variety of vendors will have antique and modern guns, hunting, camping and recreational equipment and military surplus items…

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Weekend Update: July 29-31

This weekend at the fairgrounds kicks off today with Sportscard and Sports Memorabilia 3-Day Show hosted by Inside Pitch Promotions. The event runs through Sunday and features nearly 100 vendors buying, selling or trading new and vintage sports items. Sportscards, memorabilia and NASCAR specialty items are just a few of the things to look forward to. Spectators will also have the chance to see two different styles of horse showing this weekend at the fairgrounds. The Raleigh Fun NCHJA “C” Indoors Horse Show will feature the Hunter/Jumper style. It is the first of a series of two shows hosted by…

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Weekend Update: July 22-24

Anyone interested in antiques should check out two great events at the fairgrounds this weekend. The Bead Mercantile Show will be held in Scott Building on Saturday and Sunday. The events will feature vendors from all over the country selling beads and bead-related items. In addition, there will be workshops on bead-related topics and crafts. The weekly Raleigh Flea Market will also be open Saturday and Sunday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Vendors from across the state will be selling a variety of wares and some great food. Whether you’re looking for something specific or just in the mood…

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Weekend Update: July 15-17

The Raleigh Kids Exchange Consignment Sale begins today and continues through Sunday in the Graham Building and Exposition Center. The event bills itself as “the ultimate recycle” and “the nation’s largest consignment event.” In the past few years the event has grown steadily, so expect to see a wide variety of items. Kids Exchange is designed to allow parents to come together to buy, sell and donate clothes, toys and other children’s items. Visitors who sign up to work at the Exchange get the chance to shop before everyone else. The Raleigh Coin Club & Stamp Show is the largest…

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Weekend Update: July 8-10

The State 4-H Horse Show begins today at 3 p.m. and runs through Sunday night at the Hunt Horse Complex. The show is designed to highlight the achievement of North Carolina’s youth in the areas of horseback riding and horse management. The N.C. State Fair and the State 4-H have enjoyed a long tradition of cooperation. The event will feature more than 100 equine competitions and a vendor fair. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the 60th Annual Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza will be held in the Graham Building. More than 100 vendors from up-and-down the East coast will be present. All things…

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Weekend Update: July 1-4

The holiday weekend at the fairgrounds kicks off today with the start of the NCHJA Annual Hunter Jumper Show at the Hunt Horse Complex. Horses will compete for thousands of dollars in prize money, and the show will feature a variety of special events open to the public. Visitors will have the chance to pet ponies, watch a blacksmith at work and browse the offerings at a silent auction. Frank Cox Productions will host its second Gem & Jewelry Show of the summer Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Scott Building. The diverse offerings for show and sale will include…

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Weekend Update: June 23-26

People who enjoy all things retro have three great events at the fairgrounds to checkout this weekend. Auctions America presents the Raleigh Classic Car Auctions in the Graham Building and Exposition Center. A special preview of the cars to be auctioned was held on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m., and the actual auctions will be held today and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  A complete listing of the items up for auction is available online here. The North State Toy and Hobby Show will be held Saturday and Sunday in the Scott Building. The event will feature…

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