Pre Fair Interview with Natalie Alford, Public Information Officer about this years Fair.
Featuring name acts Gloriana and Darius Rucker and their own Carolina Chocolate Drops.
This is the 4th year for the school contest “Farm Frenzy” in which they have to use recycled materials to make some sort of animal. Nice cash prizes, in different categories. There is a People’s Choice Award, in which you will be able to text in your vote for the winner of the competition.
They have an IPhone Android app. – you can download the app for free and be able to see where some of your favorite food vendors are located and where some of the exhibits are located, and a real time events schedule
The North Carolina State Fair is known for its fried foods and this year is no exception, there is fried cajun wings and pumpkin pie.
There is a new traveling exhibit for children in which features a thing called seed survivor – learn how a seed goes from a seed to a plant, plant a sunflower seed and take it home. The famous Rocket the Robot will also be in attendance for the children.
A couple of scavenger hunts help round out this great event. There is one for the kids and one for adults. The State fair is one of the biggest in the country with close to a million in attendance.