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North Carolina State Fair 2016 Schedule
October 13 - 23, 2016 - Raleigh, North Carolina

Thursday, October 20, 2016 Schedule - Hunger Relief Day

Bring 5 cans of Food Lion brand canned food and receive free admission.

Time ______ Event ______ Location Code

8:30 am. • Carpentry Apprentice Contest -- 15

9:00 am.
• 2nd Poultry Show -- 15
• Jr. Wool Breeds Sheep / Costume -- 9

9:30 am. • Music: Jon Stickley Trio (Jazz / Folk) -- 3

10:00 am.
• N.C. Pecan Association Recipe Contest -- 22
• Horse Show: Saddlebred, Morgan, Hackney, Roadster, Friesian, Academy, Carolina Summer Circuit Championship -- 1
• Guy Gilchrist: Famed Syndicated Cartoonist & Writer -- 20
• Folk Festival -- 19
• The Magic Bean -- 21



11:00 am.
• Music: Happy Abandon (Indie Rock) -- 17
• Wool Breeds Sheep -- 9
• Chinese Imperial Acrobats -- 25
• Meet Casey Cardinal at Casey's Clubhouse -- 21

11:30 am.
• Music: Jon Stickley Trio (Jazz / Folk) -- 3
• Down to Earth Aerials -- 18

12:00 pm.
• Neomonde Baking Demonstration -- 2
• Roberto the Magnificent -- 18
• Guy Gilchrist: Famed Syndicated Cartoonist & Writer -- 20
• The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21
• King Action Sports Stunt Show -- 8

12:30 pm.
• Music: Happy Abandon (Indie Rock) -- 17
• Music on the Church Lawn -- 2
• Strong Man John Beatty -- 16
• International All-Star Circus -- 25



1:00 pm.
• Folk Festival -- 19
• Casey's Big Slide -- 21
• Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
• Down to Earth Aerials -- 18
• Jeff Robbins Mountain Music, Stories & Dance -- 4
• The Red Trouser Show -- 20
• The Magic Bean -- 21

1:30 pm. • Music: Jon Stickley Trio (Jazz / Folk) -- 3

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

2:00 pm.
• Music: Wailin' Storms (Metal/Punk) -- 17
• Wolves of the World -- 24
• Chinese Imperial Acrobats -- 25
• Roberto the Magnificent -- 18
• Guy Gilchrist: Famed Syndicated Cartoonist & Writer -- 20
• Meet Casey Cardinal at Casey's Clubhouse -- 21



3:00 pm.
• Kids Cookie Decorating Contest Registration (Ages 7-8) -- 22
• Kids Sugar Cube Building Contest Registration (Ages 4-6) -- 22
• Music on the Church Lawn -- 2
• Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
• Down to Earth Aerials -- 18

3:00 pm.
• Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23
• Jeff Robbins Mountain Music, Stories & Dance -- 4
• The Red Trouser Show -- 20
• The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21
• King Action Sports Stunt Show -- 8

3:30 pm.
• Music: Wailin' Storms (Metal / Punk) -- 17
• Music: Jon Stickley Trio (Jazz / Folk) -- 3
• Strong Man John Beatty -- 16
• International All-Star Circus -- 25

North Carolina State Fair 2016 Daily Schedules

October 13 - Thursday

October 14 - Friday

October 15 - Saturday

October 16 - Sunday

October 17 - Monday

October 18 - Tuesday

October 19 - Wednesday

October 20 - Thursday

October 21 - Friday

October 22 - Saturday

October 23 - Sunday



4:00 pm.
• Kids Cookie Decorating Contest (Ages 7-8) -- 22
• Kids Sugar Cube Building Contest (Ages 4-6) -- 22
• Wolves of the World -- 24
• Roberto the Magnificent -- 18
• The Magic Bean -- 21

4:15 pm. Music on the Church Lawn 2

5:00 pm.
• Music: Josh Phillips (Country) -- 17
• Neomonde Baking Demonstration -- 2
• Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
• Down to Earth Aerials -- 18
• The Red Trouser Show -- 20
• Meet Casey Cardinal at Casey's Clubhouse -- 21
• King Action Sports Stunt Show -- 8

5:30 pm.
• Music: Jon Stickley Trio (Jazz / Folk) -- 3
• Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23
• Chinese Imperial Acrobats -- 25


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6:00 pm.
• Strong Man John Beatty -- 16
• Horse Show: Saddlebred, Morgan, Hackney, Roadster, Friesian, Academy, Carolina Summer Circuit Championship -- 1
• Jeff Robbins Mountain Music, Stories & Dance -- 4
• Wolves of the World -- 24
• The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21

6:30 pm. • Roberto the Magnificent 18

7:00 pm.
• Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
• King Action Sports Stunt Show -- 8
• International All-Star Circus -- 25

7:30 pm.
• Music: A Night of Praise featuring Unity Choir (Orange Grove Missionary Baptist Church) with Instrument of Praise Concert Chorale and Salvation & Deliverance Church Choir (Gospel / Soul) -- 19
• Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23

9:00 pm. • Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
9:45 pm. • Fireworks

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 - Folk Festival
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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