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

Monday, October 17, 2016 Schedule - Michael's Day

Michael's Day is a partnership with OneMain Financial and the Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Carolina.

Time ______ Event ______ Location Code

8:00 am. • Horse Show: Miniature Horse 1

9:00 am. • Masonry Apprentice Contest 15

9:30 am.
• Music: The Harris Brothers (Folk) 3
• Youth Rabbit/Cavy Quiz Registration 7

10:00 am.
• N.C. Apple Growers Association Recipe Contest 22
• Folk Festival 19
• Guy Gilchrist: Famed Syndicated Cartoonist & Writer 20
• The Magic Bean 21



10:30 am. • Youth Rabbit/Cavy Quiz Contest -- 7

11:00 am.
• Music - Absent Lovers (New Wave) -- 17
• Chinese Imperial Acrobats -- 25

11:30 am.
• Music - The Harris Brothers (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 - Absent Lovers (New Wave) 17
• Music on the Church Lawn 2
• Strong Man John Beatty 16
• International All-Star Circus 25



1:00 p.m.
• Folk Festival -- 19
• Jr. Commercial Doe/Open Commercial Showmanship -- 9
• 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. • FFA Leadership Program -- 4

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

2:00 pm.
• Music - Sarah Shook and& The Disarmers (Country/Americana) -- 17
• Wolves of the World -- 24
• Chinese Imperial Acrobats -- 25
• Guy Gilchrist: Famed Syndicated Cartoonist and Writer -- 20
• Roberto the Magnificent -- 18
• Meet Casey Cardinal at Casey's Clubhouse -- 21



3:00 pm.
• Music on the Church Lawn -- 2
• Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
• Down to Earth Aerials -- 18
• 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 - Sarah Shook & The Disarmers (Country/Americana) - -- 17
• Music - The Harris Brothers (Folk) -- 3
• Strong Man John Beatty -- 16
• International All-Star Circus -- 25

4:00 pm.
• Jr. Commercial Doe -- 9
• Wolves of the World -- 24
• Roberto the Magnificent -- 18
• The Magic Bean -- 21

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



5:00 pm.
• Music - Russ Varnell & His Too Country Band (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 - The Harris Brothers (Folk) -- 3
• Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23
• Chinese Imperial Acrobats -- 25

6:00 pm.
• Strong Man John Beatty -- 16
• Horse Show: Draft Horses -- 1
• Jeff Robbins Mountain Music, Stories & Dance -- 4
• Wolves of the World -- 24
• The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21


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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 - The Embers featuring Craig Woolard (Beach) with Jim Quick & Coastline (Soul/Blues) - 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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