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State Fair Closes Early Due to Weather

Posted October 16, 1999

— The rain from Hurricane Irene was enough to shut down the North Carolina State Fair. The fairgrounds closed at 9:45 Sunday due to the weather.

Most fairgoers made the best of the day. They did everything they could to stay dry. Of course an umbrella was a staple around the grounds.

Rides that were usually bustling with activity stood still, while others swung into action with rain soaked fairgoers.

State Fair officials say, the faigrounds will re-open Monday morning at 9.a.m.

. The festivities run through Sunday October 24th.


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