Weekend Update: Feb. 20-22

The N.C. RV Dealers Association Spring RV Sale finds a parking spot this weekend at the N.C. State Fairgrounds.

 

Getting a little cabin fever from all the winter weather this week? Head on out to the fairgrounds to start planning for summer vacation with a new RV or boat. There’s plenty of indoor events and plenty of free parking.

Events this weekend:

The North Carolina RV Dealers Association Spring RV Sale will take over the Graham Building, Exposition Center and grounds this weekend. The show and sale offers the largest selection of new and used RVs under one roof. Buyers looking for the best deal on a 2015 RV will want to come early to check out all the deals. Hours are  Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9 for ages 13 and older and free for ages 12 and under. Discount tickets include a $6 ticket on Seniors Day, Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for ages 55 and over; $5 adult ticket on Family Night, Friday and Saturday after 5 p.m.; and $5 for military and law enforcement all day on Friday.

The Chatlee Boat Show & Sale takes place in Dorton Arena, offering a large selection of saltwater, skiffs, ski & deck boats to choose from. Event Hours: Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to  7 p.m., and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Free admission.

The Raleigh Indoors Winter Classic II – NCHJA “C” Indoors Show runs Thursday through Sunday at the Hunt Horse Complex. Shows start daily at 9 a.m. with free admission for spectators.

Broughton Ducks Unlimited Banquet will be Friday night in the Martin Building. This fundraiser event includes dinner, raffles, a live band and information on the conservation of North America’s wetlands and wildlife. Doors open 5:30 pm. For tickets and more information call 252-430-1576 or email lwilkins@ducks.org.

The Body Mind Spirit Expo will be Saturday and Sunday in the Scott Building. This event is the largest health and wellness expo of its kind in the U.S. and includes health, wellness and metaphysical booths and lectures featuring natural and holistic health products, intuitive readings, enlightened art, crystals, massage and chiropractic. The expo includes more than 100 exhibitor booths and 70 free lectures. Hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and children under age 10 are admitted free. Admission covers both days of the event. Visit the website for a $1 discount coupon.

The Raleigh Flea Market will be Saturday and Sunday in the Commercial and Education Buildings and outside grounds. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

About Funhouse

On the blog I go by Fun House (AKA Heather Overton). At the Fair you'll find me checking out the blue ribbon winners or hanging out in Heritage Circle. It would be hard for me to pick a favorite part of the Fair, but I can tell you one thing I hate - leaving it on the last day. I can't wait for opening day!

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