Weekend Update: July 11-13

The State 4-H Horse Show will be at the Hunt Horse Complex through Sunday. This championship horse show features more than 2,600 entries in 123 classes, highlighting 4-H members exhibiting their project animals and demonstrating their riding and management skills. Hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is free.

Don't miss the Gem and Jewelry Show this weekend!

Friday thru Sunday, the Gem and Jewelry Show will be in the Scott Building. Dealers will offer a variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads for show and sale. Rare minerals, giant shark teeth and fossils also will be on display. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

It also looks to be a decent weekend weatherwise to shop at the Raleigh Flea Market. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday with hundreds of dealers, craftsmen and booths offering unique collectibles, home decor, and household and handmade items.

For a full list of events, 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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