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North Carolina State Fair 2018

The North Carolina State Fair , Where Nothing Could Be Finer - opens October 11th and runs thru the 21st - in Raleigh   North Carolina State Fair - Pre-Fair Interview with Heather Overton, North Carolina State Fair Spokesperson ***************** Historical timeline of the North Carolina State Fair starting in 1850.

InkFest 2010

Dedication: the following podcast is dedicated to Ross Golderberg, who seems to love being Tattooed For over 7000 years man has been drawn to the tattoo, now this art form has created a global culture all of it's own. InkFest Live is the new face of tattooing. Gone are the days of shady back room tattooists, today's artists are true pros creating mind blowing works of skin art .InkFest Live showcases these artists in an exciting urban environment that will entertain and enlighten. InkFest Live is the first of it's kind expo, combining the best tattoo artists, graffiti, vendors, custom cars & bikes, music ************** More on Tattoos, you may find interesting. Body Art - Posted February 4, 2008, by Everett Lehman, MS, MBA, and Amy Mobley, MS Tattoo artists and body piercers are at increased risk of coming in contact with blood in the workplace which may increase their exposure to bloodborne diseases. ... When Tattoos and Art Go to the Hogs – Pig Tattooing - Widely criticized for some of his vastly controversial methods of artwork on what some deem as highly intelligent pets, conceptual artist Wim Delvoye has found a rather provocative means to express art by tattooing pigs with Disney ... Tramp Stamp: The Lower Back Tattoo - Loading Fetching blurbs now... please stand by .... Tattoo Photo Gallery for Tattoo Artists - Create your own online portfolio gallery to ...

By |2017-07-02T01:50:42+00:00May 24th, 2010|2010, Alameda, Art Festivals, California, Event, Festivals, North Carolina|1 Comment

N.C. Peanut Growers Association

Made Fall Veggie Stew, 1st Prize in the State Fair N.C. Peanut Growers Association Pea-nutty Vegetarian Main Dish Recipe Contest This Sounds Good!! * 2 large onions, chopped * 2 tablespoons vegetable oil * ½ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper * ½ teaspoon garlic salt or powder * 1 ½ cups chopped cabbage * ½ cup peanut butter * 1, 40 ounce can of sweet potatoes, cut in 1-inch cubes * 1 teaspoon salt * ¼ teaspoon ground ginger * 1 can (14.5 ounce) diced tomatoes * 1 can (14.5 ounce) okra, optional * 1 can (15 ounce) black beans drained * 1 cup apple juice * 3 cups tomato juice Saute onions in vegetable oil until tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in cayenne pepper and garlic and sauté for two more minutes. Add chopped cabbage, sauté, covered, for three minutes. Mix in tomato and apple juices, salt, ginger and tomatoes. Add sweet potatoes, okra and black beans. Simmer for five minutes. Stir in peanut butter and simmer gently over very low heat until ready to serve. Stir frequently to prevent scorching. Add more juice or water if too thick. Serve with crackers. Serves 10-12 people. Blogged with the Flock Browser

By |2016-10-23T11:34:52+00:00November 8th, 2008|2008, Contests, Fair Food, North Carolina, Peanut, State Fair|0 Comments

Twitter and the North Carolina State Fair

Hi, hopefully there are a few of you following me on twitter. For those of you who don’t know I am coolkay on Twitter. That is just the way it worked out. If you have an interest in county and state fairs and their events I would like to hear from you. Please look be up. Anyway, I am getting off the subject a little. I really really want to congratulate the North Carolina State Fair for their use of Twitter this fair season. They showed great innovation. Whenever there was something going on at the fair they posted about it. They talked about winners of contests adn sbout their entertainers. What a great great tool for an event! The North Carolina State Fair has a rather large attendance. about 860,000. I would be willing to bet that some of attendees loved having them on Twitter. A lot of us care IPods or Blacberrys or the like, and quite frankly a lot of us are hooked. So for example suppose you are working and checking your email on a regular hourly basis – or getting SMS text messages on your device (which is really really easy to set up now). WE all need also relaxation and entertainment. So here comes the North Carolina State Fair…. with their nose in your SMS text messages… WOW! What a marketing tool. What fun. It was so cool to have immediate updates from the fair office about the event. And, you can subscribe to them also. They ran contests. They gave away tickets. And, I bet they made a lot new friends. Congratulations NORTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR, staying up with technology willl insure your event will thrive and grow. Find them at Find the San Diego County Fair at Blogged with the Flock Browser

By |2010-08-14T13:45:51+00:00November 7th, 2008|2008, North Carolina, State Fair|0 Comments

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