Weekend Update: June 22-24

The Fairgrounds is where the car lovers go

If you’re a vintage car lover, the Fairgrounds is the place to be this weekend. The Raleigh Classic Car Auction features the most desirable and collectible vintage automobiles nationwide. Preview cars available on Friday, June 22, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Graham Building and Exposition Center. Auction hours are Friday and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission for adults is $10 per day or $25 for a two-days pass. Admission for ages 12 and younger is $5 per day or $7 for a two-day pass. Registered bidders are admitted for free and are offered a free breakfast and lunch.

Be sure to check out other events at the Fairgrounds this weekend:

Official Strongman Games – North America Regionals
Train Strongman presents the Official Strongman Games-North American Regionals. Weigh-ins are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday. The competition begins Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Scott Building. Athlete registration fee is $100. Spectator admission is free.

NCAHA Open Summer Extravaganza
The NCAHA Open Summer Extravaganza is an open breed horse show and an Arabian Sport Horse & Dressage Show in the Hunt Horse Complex Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Spectator admission is free.

Festival Latino
PNC Promotions presents The Grand Festival and Rodeo on Sunday, June 24. Music includes Los Tigres Del Norte, Banda Los Sebastianes, Pepe Tovar y Los Chacales y Triny y La Leyenda. Doors open at noon in the Rand Grandstand. The presale ticket price is $50.

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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