Looking for something to do this Labor Day weekend?

Just a few quick ideas if you’re looking to stay close to home or are looking for a day trip this Labor Day weekend:

Hungry for fair food? Check out a county fair this weekend.

Hungry for fair food? Check out a county fair this weekend.

County Fairs

Hickory American Legion Fair
Sept. 1-7
Hwy 70, Ext 528 off I-40, Newton
www.hickoryamericanlegionfair.com

Moore Co. Agricultural Fair
Sept. 1-5
3699 US 15-501 Hwy., Carthage
www.moorecountyfair.com

Cape Fear Fair
Sept. 3-12
3407 Doc Bennett Rd, Fayetteville
www.capefearfair.org

Events at the State Fairgrounds, Raleigh

Sept. 3-7     Kennel Club Dog Shows, Graham Building
Sept. 3-7     Equestrian Exchange Consignment Sale, Holshouser Building
Sept. 4-7     Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show, Scott Building
Sept. 5-6     Raleigh Flea Market
Sept. 5-6     The Carolina Reptile & Exotic Animal Show, Expo Building
Sept. 5-6     NCDCTA Labor of Love Horse Show, Hunt Horse Complex
Sept. 7        NCDCTA Sport Horse Breeding Show, Hunt Horse Complex

Other Ag Festivals

The NC Apple Festival
Sept. 4-7
Main Street, Hendersonville
www.ncapplefestival.org

Climbing on a hay bale tractor at an agritourism farm

Climbing on a hay bale tractor at an agritourism farm

Agritourism (pumpkin farms, corn mazes, etc.)

Find an Agritourism Farm near you, go to visitncfarms.org

About Firecracker

Firecracker (aka Jen Kendrick) Appears as a guest blogger with a special 22-year history with the State Fair. She now works with the N.C. Pork Council, but she still lends a hand in the press office when she can. Thanks, Firecracker!

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