Weekend Update: Aug.1-3

The Dixie Gun & Knife Classic show will be in the Graham Building Saturday and Sunday. This buy, sell and trade show will feature modern and collectible firearms, custom-made knives, hunting and fishing equipment, ammunition, gun accessories, reloading supplies and more. Hours are Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9 for adults and free for children under 12.

The Bead Mercantile Show will be in the Scott Building. This event features a great selection of beads and bead-related items from vendors across the world, selling everything from handmade artisan glass beads to direct imports including beads, findings, threads/cord and other supplies to make beaded jewelry. Workshops are also available. Hours are Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. General admission of $6 is discounted to $3 with registration at door or online. Children under 16 are free but must be accompanied by an adult.

The Bead Mercantile Show will be at the Fairgrounds this weekend!

Por Una Vida Mejor, a health and wellness fair oriented to the health issues of the Hispanic community of the Triangle, will be held in the Holshouser Building on Sunday. This event features family entertainment with booths offering health, development and professional services. Hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Admission is free.

The Raleigh Flea Market will be open Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For  a complete list of events, please visit http://www.ncstatefair.org/events/calendar.htm

About Fried Oreo

On the blog I go by Fried Oreo (AKA Emily Hughes). At the Fair, you'll find me checking out the live music or hanging out in Heritage Circle. My absolute favorite part of the Fair is getting a taste of all the different kinds of food! Counting down the days until it all begins!

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