Public House back and better than ever

If you’re looking to sample N.C. beer and wine when the N.C. State Fair returns in October, it might just be a bit easier to find. The North Carolina Craft Brewer’s Guild’s Public House, the only purveyors of alcohol on the fairgrounds, has a new home on the south side of Dorton Arena. Previously housed in Heritage Circle, the guild is the industry association for independent craft brewers in the state, and features a variety of products from local breweries. Director Rich Greene said that the move will allow the guild to expand its offerings. “Heritage Circle is a great…

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Weekend Update: March 31 – April 2

Beer, brides-to-be and bargains make the fairgrounds a hot spot this weekend. Events will include the return of the World Beer Festival Raleigh, Southern Bridal Show and the J. Crew Warehouse Sale. See below for event details. J.Crew Warehouse Sale starts Friday and runs through Sunday in the Holshouser Building. Items include J.Crew, Madewell & Crewcuts merchandise and accessories. Some product may be samples or second quality. All sales are final. Hours are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free. The Precious Gem & Mineral Show celebrates its 41st…

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