Weekend Update: May 12-14

Are you a LuLaRoe fan? If so, you are not going to want to miss Saturday’s event in the Exposition Center.

Saturday could be the perfect girl’s day out at the fairgrounds.

The Raleigh Spring Lula Palooza is in the Exposition Center. More than 30 LuLaRoe consultants will have more than 13,000 items including skirts, dresses, shirts, leggings and more. Sizes range from XXS to 3XL. The event features multiple dressing rooms and a central check out location. Admission is free. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

While at the fairgrounds check out the antiques and one-of-a-kind gifts for moms or yourself at the Raleigh Flea Market. The market is open Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with hundreds of vendors in the Commercial and Education buildings and outside grounds.

Other events this weekend:

The Andalusian Breed Show is through Sunday at the Hunt Horse Complex. Andalusian World East is open to registered Iberian Horses from all registries, with horses and spectators traveling from around the globe to compete and watch the event. For more information and a schedule of events, visit the website http://andalusianworld.com/site/awe.

Triangle Torch takes on the Cape Fear Heroes Friday night in Dorton Arena.

Torch Arena Football returns Friday in Dorton Arena. Come watch the Triangle’s professional indoor football team take on the Cape Fear Heroes from Fayetteville. Tickets are available online and at the Dorton Arena ticket booth the day of the game. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. and autographs are available post game. General admission is $14 for adults and $10 for children. VIP seats are $25.

Next Level Fight Club Mixed Martial Arts Competition is Saturday in the Scott Building.  This is a premier mixed martial arts fighting group based out of Greenville.  Tickets range from $35 to $80. VIP tables are also available.

Foundation For Fighting Blindness Benefit Event is Saturday in the Tobacco Pavilion at 6 p.m. The event features live music, BBQ and an auction in support of Foundation For Fighting Blindness. Individual tickets are $70. Visit the website for more information.

Mid Atlantic Hound Association Dog Show is Saturday and Sunday in the Holshouser Building. This event is an AKC dog show for all hound breeds and includes veteran and puppy competitions.  American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Test is at 4 p.m. on Saturday. AKC Coonhound Bench Show is also at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Free dog show tours are offered both days. Visit the website for details and a schedule of events. Daily hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. . Admission for spectators is free.

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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