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

Friday, October 14, 2016 - Friday Frenzy Schedule

Student Discount with School ID or Report Card
Students can take advantage of a $5 admission ticket by presenting their school identification or recent (2015/2016) report card at the ticket booth.

Time ______ Event ______ Location Code
8:00 am. • Jr. Market Barrow 13

9:00 am.
• Youth Turkey Show -- 15
• Jr. Market Steer Show -- 14
• Jr. Market Meat Goat -- 9
• Horse Show: Open Show -- 1

9:30 am. • Music: Tellico (Appalachian Folk) -- 3

10:00 am.
• Music: Lotus Sun (Rock Fusion) -- 17
• House Autry Mills Chicken and Waffles Contest -- 22
• Guy Gilchrist: Famed Syndicated Cartoonist and Writer -- 20
• Folk Festival -- 19
• Air Plant Design Demo -- 5
• The Magic Bean -- 21



11:00 am.
• Opening Ceremony -- 4
• Mounting Staghorn Ferns Demo -- 5
• Chinese Imperial Acrobats -- 25

11:30 am.
• Music: Lotus Sun (Rock Fusion) -- 17
• Down to Earth Aerials -- 18

12:00 pm.
• Neomonde Baking Demonstration -- 2
• Wolves of the World -- 24
• Guy Gilchrist: Famed Syndicated Cartoonist and Writer -- 20
• Roberto the Magnificent -- 18
• The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21

12:30 pm.
• Music: Tellico (Appalachian Folk) -- 3
• Music on the Church Lawn -- 2
• Strong Man John Beatty -- 16
• International All-Star Circus -- 25



1:00 pm.
• Music: Lud (Indie Rock) -- 17
• Folk Festival -- 19
• Jr. Beef Heifer (Charolais, Santa Gertrudis, Gelbvieh, Red Angus) -- 14
• Jr. Market Lamb -- 9
• Bonsai Demo -- 5
• 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

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

2:00 pm.
• Tobacco Stringing Competition -- 3
• Feeder Calf Show -- 14
• Bonsai Demo -- 5
• Guy Gilchrist: Famed Syndicated Cartoonist & Writer -- 20
• Wolves of the World -- 24
• Roberto the Magnificent -- 18
• Meet Casey Cardinal at Casey's Clubhouse -- 21
• Chinese Imperial Acrobats -- 25



2:30 pm.
• Music: Lud (Indie Rock) -- 17
• Jr. Mkt. Barrow/Jr. Breeding Gilt Showmanship -- 13

3:00 pm.
• Coffee Competition -- 22
• Fall Vegetables Demo -- 5
• Music on the Church Lawn -- 2
• Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
• Down to Earth Aerials -- 18
• Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23
• The Red Trouser Show -- 20
• The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21

3:30 pm.
• Music: Tellico (Appalachian Folk) -- 3
• Strong Man John Beatty -- 16
• International All-Star Circus -- 25

4:00 pm.
• Music: Katie Basden (Country) -- 17
• Fall Vegetables Demo -- 5
• Jeff Robbins Mountain Music, Stories & Dance -- 4
• 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.
• Jr. Breeding Gilt -- 13
• Container Garden Demo -- 5
• Neomonde Baking Demonstration -- 2
• Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
• Down to Earth Aerials -- 18
• The Red Trouser Show -- 20

5:00 pm. • Meet Casey Cardinal at Casey's Clubhouse -- 21

5:30 pm.
• Music: Matt Phillips & The Philharmonic (Pop / Funk) -- 17
• Music: Tellico (Appalachian Folk) -- 3
• Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23
• Chinese Imperial Acrobats -- 25

6:00 pm.
• Jr. Market Steer/Jr. Beef Heifer Showmanship -- 14
• Container Garden Demo -- 5
• Strong Man John Beatty -- 16
• Jeff Robbins Mountain Music, Stories & Dance -- 4
• Wolves of the World -- 24
• The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21
• Tractor Pull ($10) -- 8

6:30 pm. • Roberto the Magnificent -- 18

7:00 pm.
• Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
• International All-Star Circus -- 25

7:30 pm.
• Music: “Here as in Heaven: Raleigh” featuring Elevation Church (Contemporary Christian) -- 19
• Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23

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

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



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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