Weekend Update: September 2-4

This weekend, the fairgrounds is packed full of wonderful events. kicking¬†off with the¬† Equestrian Exchange Consignment Sale which began Wednesday in the Holshouser Building. This event offers visitors the opportunity to buy and consign anything related to the equestrian sport. Four other events this weekend are also animal related: Starting Friday local kennel clubs will host all-breed dog shows, dog obedience competitions and rally trials as part of the Kennel Club Dog Shows in the Graham Building. The Carolina Reptile and Exotic Animal Show will feature vendors selling reptiles, birds and mammals, cages, food and supplies. Live animal shows and…

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LEGO versions of Dorton Arena, Rod Brind’Amour in Hobbies and Crafts Building

If you came out to the Fair during the first weekend, hopefully you were able to stop by the LEGO Experience Tour. (If not, check out our attempt at building a LEGO corndog.) The Fair has another LEGO exhibit that takes up residence each year in the Hobbies and Crafts Building. Talented youth compete for blue ribbons by building one-of-a-kind LEGO creations, and this year we saw some impressive entries. Check out the video for LEGO versions of a lighthouse, hand, Dorton Arena and even the Carolina Hurricane’s Rod Brind’Amour hoisting Lord Stanley’s cup.

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