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'Say Yes to the Dress, ' 'Twilight' stars to appear at Southern Women's Show

Posted March 24, 2015

Randy Fenoli, star of TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress," will be at the Southern Women's Show in Raleigh April 24-26, 2015. (Photo courtesy of TLC)

— Reality star Randy Fenoli of TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" will be among this year's celebrity guests at the Southern Women's Show in Raleigh.

The Southern Women's Show is April 24-26 at the N.C. State Fairgrounds. The annual event offers hundreds of vendors, live entertainment and cooking demos.

Fenoli will speak at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 26, on the Fashion and Entertainment Stage. He will also be meeting and greeting fans.

“Randy knows how to motivate and inspire an audience into feeling confident and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have him join us for our 30th anniversary show,” Southern Women's Show manager Katie Cronin said in a statement. “This year is set to be better than ever, and we hope women throughout the Triangle will join us for a one-stop shopping trip and girls’ day out!”

In addition to Fenoli, actor Peter Facinelli, star of Showtime’s “Nurse Jackie" and “The Twilight Saga,” will take the stage Saturday, April 25, at noon to share a behind the scenes look at his projects. He will also be doing a Q&A session.

More guests include:

  • Need a new 'do? Well, celebrity hair stylist Michael O’Rourke will randomly select women from the crowd to transform their locks live.
  • Local matchmaker Angela Kelley will give a presentation on how to find love after 35.
  • National recording artist and Gospel Queen of Neo-Soul Cynthia Jones
  • Some special guests from "Frozen"
  • Triangle fashion blogger Molly Stillman from “Still Being Molly"

For the first time in the show's history in Raleigh, there will be a cash bar throughout the weekend. And Little Black Dress Wines will be giving out samples at their exhibitor space.

On Friday, April 24, Little Black Dress Wines is sponsoring "Girls Night Out" with a concert from rising country star Adley Stump. That night, attendees 21 years and older can receive a free glass of wine by presenting a coupon that can be printed at the Southern Women's Show website.

More highlights:

  • Throughout the weekend, head to the Food Lion Challenge section to see professional chefs battling it out.
  • Of course, your favorite events will be returning this year - the Firefighter Fashion Shows and Fido Fashion Shows.
  • As always, the annual Dancing Like the Stars competition will take place during the Southern Women's Show. The event helps raise money for The National Inclusion Project. This year's dancers include WRAL's own Bryan Mims.

Tickets for the Southern Women's Show are on sale now. Buy them in advance online for $10 or for $8 at local Walgreens locations. At the door, tickets are $12 each. Children ages 6 to 12 years old get in for $6 each. Children younger than 6 years old are admitted free with a paying adult.

Note: WRAL is a sponsor of the Southern Women's Show. Make sure to stop by the WRAL booth to meet your favorite reporters and anchors!

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