Weekend Update: June 14-17

Hang out at the Fairgrounds with Dad

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The Tar Heel Triple Classic Quarter Horse Show comes to the Hunt Horse Complex this weekend. Classes are offered in Western Pleasure, Trail, Walk Jog, Horsemanship, Reining, Ranch Riding and Western Riding with a Barrel class on Saturday only. Halter, Showmanship, English Walk Trot, Hunter Under Saddle and Equitation are also included June 15-17. This American Quarter Horse Show runs through June 27, with show times starting at 8 a.m. All events are free for spectators.

If you are still looking for a unique gift for dad, consider the Raleigh Flea Market, which is open Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Be sure to also check out other events at the Fairgrounds this Father’s Day Weekend:

The Man Expo II

The Man Expo II, also known as the Triangle’s largest Man Cave, offers the latest in electronics, automotive, travel, gaming, fitness and health, grooming, gadgets. This event is Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Graham Building. Special VIP Session experience, which includes admission to Man Expo, is $35 available while tickets last for Saturday or Sunday. Admission is $12 at the door for age 13 and up and $10 for military, veterans and seniors. www.NCManExpo.com

Great American Tiny House Show

The Great American Tiny House Show will feature the latest in tiny house living with tiny homes, container homes, modular homes and portable structures June 16 0 17 in the Hunt Horse Complex. Additional exhibits will include building equipment, tools, supplies, real estate brokers, accessories, travel destinations and recreational products. The event is open Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $15 at the door for age 13 and up, and $10 for military, veterans and seniors. www.greatamericantinyhouse.show.

96th North State Toy & Hobby Show

Antique to modern collectible toys, including diecast and plastic models, Star Wars, Hot Wheels, Yu-gi-oh, Lord of Rings, Sci-Fi toys, western toys and other collectibles for sale or trade will be on display at the 96th North State Toy & Hobby Show June 16 and 17 in the Scott Building. Event hours are Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 each day with $7 weekend passes. Admission is free for age 15 and younger.  www.insidepitchpromotions.com

About Turkey Leg

Hi, I go by Turkey Leg (AKA Jessica)! I love the fair and I love turkey legs. Surprise! This is my first year attending the NC State Fair as a staff member and I'm super excited!

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