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North Carolina State Fair 2017 Schedule
          October 12 - 22, 2017
        Raleigh, North Carolina


Saturday, October 14, 2017 Schedule

All Day   • State Fair Monster Mural -- 21

8:00 am.
  • Horse Show: Youth Show -- 1
  • Jr. Beef Heifer Show -- 14
  • Open Breeding Gilt -- 13

8:30 am.   • Jr. Ewe Meat Breeds -- 9

9:00 am.
  • Folk Festival -- 19
  • Jr. Breeding Gilt -- 13

9:30 am.
  • Bubble Wonders -- 21
  • Music: GrassStreet (Bluegrass) -- 3



10:00 am.
  • ARCY Live! (Graffiti Muralist) -- 11
  • Guy Gilchrist, Cartoonist & Storyteller -- 20
  • Music: Louis Waymore (Country) -- 17
  • N.C. Sweet Potato Commission Recipe Contest -- 22
  • The Magic Bean -- 21

11:00 am.
  • Meet Casey Cardinal at Casey’s Clubhouse -- 21
  • How to Grow Chrysanthemums -- 5
  • Imperial Chinese Acrobats -- 25
  • Red Trouser Show -- 16

11:30 am.
  • Music: GrassStreet (Bluegrass) -- 3
  • Music: Louis Waymore (Country) -- 17
  • Team Rock Ninjas -- 24



12:00 pm.
  • Gardening in North Carolina -- 5
  • Guy Gilchrist, Cartoonist & Storyteller -- 20
  • Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23
  • The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21
  • Tractor Pull ($10) -- 8
  • Our State Public House Opens -- 3

12:30 pm.
  • Bubble Wonders -- 21
  • International All-Star Circus -- 25
  • Music on the Church Lawn -- 2
  • Strong Man John Beatty -- 24

1:00 pm.
  • Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
  • Folk Festival -- 19
  • How to Grow Bonsai -- 5
  • Jeff Robbins Mountain Music, Stories & Dance -- 4
  • Music: Dante High (Electropop) -- 17
  • Red Trouser Show -- 16
  • The Magic Bean -- 21



1:30 pm.   • Music: GrassStreet (Bluegrass) -- 3

1:45 pm.   • Music on the Church Lawn -- 2

2:00 pm.
  • Meet Casey Cardinal at Casey’s Clubhouse -- 21
  • Grape Vine Sculptures -- 5
  • Guy Gilchrist, Cartoonist & Storyteller -- 20
  • Imperial Chinese Acrobats -- 25
  • Team Rock Ninjas -- 24

2:30 pm.
  • Music: Dante High (Electropop) -- 17

3:00 pm.
  • Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
  • Grape Vine Sculptures -- 5
  • Livestock Special Show (Sheep/Cattle) -- 14
  • Music on the Church Lawn -- 2
  • Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23
  • Red Trouser Show -- 16
  • The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21
  • Breeding Gilt Sale -- 13

North Carolina State Fair
2017 Schedules

  • Oct 12 - Thursday     • Oct 13 - Friday

  • Oct 14 - Saturday     • Oct 15 - Sunday

  • Oct 19 - Thursday    



3:30 pm.
  • International All-Star Circus -- 25
  • Kids Sugar Cube Building Contest Registration (Ages 4-6) -- 22
  • Music: GrassStreet (Bluegrass) -- 3
  • Strong Man John Beatty -- 24
  • Team Cake Decorating (Ages 13+) Registration -- 22

4:00 pm.
  • Jeff Robbins Mountain Music, Stories & Dance -- 4
  • Kids Sugar Cube Building Contest (Ages 4-6) -- 22
  • Music: Unifier (Alt. Rock) -- 17
  • Team Cake Decorating Contest (Ages 13+) -- 22
  • The Magic Bean -- 21

4:15 pm.   • Music on the Church Lawn -- 2

4:30 pm.   • Team Rock Ninjas -- 24

5:00 pm.
  • Meet Casey Cardinal at Casey’s Clubhouse -- 21
  • Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
  • Red Trouser Show -- 16

5:30 pm.
  • Imperial Chinese Acrobats -- 25
  • Music: Buzzov-en (Metal) -- 17
  • Music: GrassStreet (Bluegrass) -- 3
  • Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23

6:00 pm.
  • Bubble Wonders -- 21
  • Jeff Robbins Mountain Music, Stories & Dance -- 4
  • Jr. Livestock Sale of Champions -- 14
  • Strong Man John Beatty -- 24
  • The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21
  • Tractor Pull ($10) -- 8

7:00 pm.
  • Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
  • International All-Star Circus -- 25
  • Laser Light Show -- 3
  • Draft Horse Pull -- 1

7:30 pm.
  • Music: Parmalee with OSMR (Country) -- 19
  • Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23
  • Team Rock Ninjas -- 24

8:30 pm.   • Imperial Chinese Acrobats -- 25

9:00 pm.   • Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24

9:45 pm.   • Fireworks

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Event Location Code:
    1 - Hunt Horse Complex
    2 - Heritage Church & Demo Tent
    3 - Pitzer Heritage Circle
    4 - Tobacco Pavilion
    5 - Flower & Garden Show
    6 - N.C. Wildlife Commission Exhibit
    7 - Rabbit & Cavy Barn
    8 - Rand Grandstand & Market Place
    9 - Expo Center
  10 - "The Nest" Official State Fair Merchandise
  11 - Free Entertainment
  12 - Mobile Dairy Classroom
  13 - Kelley Building
  14 - Graham Building
  15 - Apprentice Tent / Poultry Tent
  16 - Free Entertainment
  17 - Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  18 - North Dorton Lawn
  19 - Dorton Arena
  20 - South Dorton & Field of Dreams
  21 - Kiddieland Stage & Casey's Clubhouse
  22 - Education Building
  23 - Free Entertainment
  24 - Free Entertainment
  25 - Free Entertainment
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