Weekend Update: July 24-26

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Most of the items at the Kids Exchange Consignment Sale will be sold at about a third of their original value.

Families in search of savings on kid’s items, can find them at the fairgrounds this weekend. The Kids Exchange Consignment Sale will be held in the Graham Building and Exposition Center through Sunday. Visitors will find new clothes, toys and other children’s items sold at discounted prices. Items are marked half price Sunday, July 26. Admission is free and open to the public. Hours are:

  • Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Other weekend events include:

Sportscard and Sports Memorabilia Three-Day Show, July 24-26

Inside Pitch Promotions will present its three-day sportscard and sports memorabilia show in the Kerr Scott Building Friday through Sunday. More than 80 exhibitors will be buying, selling and trading vintage and new sportscards, memorabilia and NASCAR keepsakes. Admission is $5 daily, or $7 for a weekend pass. A discount coupon can be found here. Children ages 15 and under are admitted free. Hours are:

  • Friday, 2 to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m
  • Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Raleigh Summer Dressage I & II Show, July 25 and 26
The Raleigh Summer Dressage I & II Show will take place at the Hunt Horse Complex Saturday and Sunday. Competitors include dressage under saddle classes at all levels. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Spectator admission is free.

Raleigh Flea Market, July 25 and 26
Recently rated the No. 1 flea market in North Carolina by onlyinyourstate.com, the Raleigh Flea Market is open every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Offering products from hundreds of vendors, visitors will find everything from home baked goods to antiques at the market.

About Super Shot

My name is Sarah Crump, however, in reference to all things “Deep Fried” I’ll be going by Super Shot —my all-time favorite N.C. State Fair ride. I’ve always been an adrenaline junkie and, for me, nothing could be more magical than enjoying the crisp autumn air and the sights, sounds and smells of the fair for the few seconds before the drop tower’s heart-stopping fall. I’ve attended the fair every year since before I can remember, so trust me when I say it’s a must-attend event. I am beyond excited to be the State Fair public relations intern this summer and I hope to get you all just as excited for all things fair-related through my posts.

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