Weekend Update: Bass and Saltwater Fishing Expo returns to Raleigh. Raleigh Flea Market is OPEN.

After a week off due to unseasonably cold weather conditions, the Raleigh Flea Market is back. Come check out hundreds of vendors in the Commercial and Education buildings and outside grounds. This market features something for everyone including military surplus, metal signs, outdoor items, antiques, collectibles, food, coins, used books, kitchenware, pet supplies, clothing boutiques and even a coffee shop. It may be too cold this weekend to be out on the water, but the 26th annual Bass and Saltwater Fishing Expo held in the Graham and Exposition buildings is offering hot deals to anglers who want to restock that…

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Weekend Update: July 1-3

  Slithering, scaly pets will fill the Scott Building for the Repticon Reptile and Exotic Animal Show Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Scott Building. Admission is $10 for ages 13 and older, $5 for children 5 to 12, and free for children 4 and under. Two-day passes are $15. Snakes, iguanas, lizards and all the items needed to care for them will be on sale. Live animal presentations and seminars will be offered hourly. Other events this weekend include: The Capital City Gun Show is Saturday from 9…

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Weekend Update: Jan. 15-17

Check out what’s happening at the state fairgrounds this weekend: Piedmont Racing Expo & Auction will be Friday and Saturday in the Exposition Center. This is a racing trade show and the area’s largest consignment auction of racing-related parts, tools and equipment. Show hours are Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Racing parts auction begins at noon on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday. Rolling stock auction begins at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Fairgrounds Racer’s Reunion autograph session is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is $10 each day and ages…

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Weekend Update: June 26-28

Scaly critters and creepy crawlers invade the fairgrounds this weekend as Repticon hosts its Reptile and Exotic Animal Show in the Scott Building Saturday and Sunday. The convention will feature vendors from across the country, offering live animals, animal supplies and other related merchandise. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Spectators can view live animal presentations and seminars throughout the day. VIP Hour/early admission (at 9 a.m.) is $12 and is only available for the Saturday show. General admission is $10 for adults (ages 13 and up), $5 for children ages…

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Weekend Update: July 19-21

Come one, come all to the fairgrounds this weekend. With antiques, coins, reptiles and horses, there’s definitely something for every member of the family. The 64th Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza will be in the Graham Building. There will be more than 125 exhibitors from across the East Coast selling and trading their quality antiques and collectibles. Event hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.¬†¬†Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $6.50 per day or $7.50 for a weekend pass. The 37th annual coin and paper money show, hosted by the Raleigh Coin Club, will be in the Expo…

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