Weekend Update: December 3-5

This weekend at the fairgrounds is another busy one. Whether you’re in the mood to shop or browse, explore a new craft or watch a competition, there’s something for everyone. First, visitors can check out three different shows:

  • In the Graham Building and Exposition Center a Classic Car Auction will be held. More than 250 vintage cars will be on display Thursday and Friday.
  • Homemade foods, unique crafts, live entertainment and cultural exhibits will be showcased at the Scandinavian Christmas Fair Friday in the Holshouser Building.
  • The Train Collectors Association will present the Toy Train Sale and Swap Meet Saturday and Sunday. Held in the Scott Building, the event will feature trains, accessories, track, switches and hard to find parts.

The ASAC Academy Saddlebred Show will be in the Hunt Horse Complex this weekend. Photo credit: ASAC.

Also, visitors can watch three different competitions:

The holiday season is right around the corner and you can find something for everyone on your list at the Raleigh Flea Market.  Open Saturday and Sunday, the market will feature more than 600 vendors across the fairgrounds.

About Tilt-A-Whirl

Jeff Miles interned for the N.C. State Fair in 2011. This is his bio from that year: People usually call me Jeff Miles but when asked what my favorite part of Fair was, rides was the first thing that came to mind--so call me Tilt-A-Whirl from here on out. I've always been a big fan of the State Fair and I'm really excited to be working here this summer. I'll be bringing you weekly updates on the goings on at the fairgrounds and hopefully much more. I can't wait to see you all in October (and hopefully before)!

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