Weekend Update: November 18-20

The RMI Raleigh Benefit Hunter/Jumper Show is already underway at the Hunt Horse Complex. The event benefits the Hunt Seat Equestrian Club at N.C. State University and the U.S. Equine Rescue League, which cares for neglected or abused horses across the nation. Shows will continue through Sunday.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the Women’s Club of Raleigh will host its annual Antiques Show and Sale in the Scott Building. The show will feature vendors from across the East Coast selling period furniture, fine jewelry, silver, folk art and other antiques. There also will be a special lecture about pearls held Friday at 2 p.m.

In Dorton Arena Friday night, the Raleigh Firefighters Association will present a country music concert featuring John Anderson with special guest Briana Dean. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m.

The Carolina Rollergirls play a double-header Saturday to close out the 2011 season.

The Carolina Rollergirls will host another double-header roller derby event in Dorton Arena. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m., the first match will begin at 3 p.m. and the second match will begin at 5 p.m. Come cheer on the Rollergirls as they close out the 2011 season.

Hunting and fishing equipment, firearms and knives are a few of the items that will be on display at the Dixie Gun & Knife Classic. The event will be held Saturday and Sunday in the Graham Building.

More than 600 vendors from across the Tarheel state will display and sell their wares at the Raleigh Flea Market Saturday and Sunday. Stop by and checkout some of the best North Carolina has to offer.

About Tilt-A-Whirl

Jeff Miles interned for the N.C. State Fair in 2011. This is his bio from that year: People usually call me Jeff Miles but when asked what my favorite part of Fair was, rides was the first thing that came to mind--so call me Tilt-A-Whirl from here on out. I've always been a big fan of the State Fair and I'm really excited to be working here this summer. I'll be bringing you weekly updates on the goings on at the fairgrounds and hopefully much more. I can't wait to see you all in October (and hopefully before)!

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