Flea market to close in advance of State Fair

Posted September 23, 2009 11:10 a.m. EDT

— The Raleigh Flea Market at the State Fairgrounds will offer one more weekend of deals before closing to allow preparation for the N.C. State Fair. The flea market typically closes for the month of October for preparation and operation of the annual State Fair.

Saturday and Sunday will be busy days at the fairgrounds, in addition to the flea market, the venue will host the fall edition of the Southern Ideal Home Show Sept. 25-27 in the Expo Center, Dorton Arena and Graham Building; the North State Toy & Hobby Show in the Scott Building; the Raleigh Bottle Club Antique Bottle & Collectibles Show in the Martin Building; the AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day Sept. 26 in the Holshouser Building; and the N.C. Quarter Horse Association Futurity Sept. 25-27 in the Hunt Horse Complex.

The N.C. State Fair runs Oct. 15-25.