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Come to the Got to Be NC Festival May 18-20 at the State Fairgrounds

The Food and Wine Expo is one of the many highlights of the Got to Be NC Festival at the State Fairgrounds. Visitors can sample North Carolina products and wine, and even purchase some to take home. Other activities include a daily tractor parade and displays. Festival hours are Friday, noon to midnight; Saturday, 9 a.m. to midnight; and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more, go to

Got to Be NC Festival special events

- Classic Car Show – noon to 6 p.m. Near Dorton Arena
- Cookbook signing in the Food & Wine Expo – noon to 8 p.m. Expo Building (Admission)
-Childrens' Stick Horse Races – 4 p.m. Grandstand
- Draft Horse Pull – 6 p.m. Grandstand

- Carolina Roller Girls – 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Dorton Arena
- Mason's Pig Jig BBQ cook off– 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Beside Expo Building (Admission)
- Bluegrass Competition – 11 a.m. Dorton Arena Outdoor Stage
-Ray Price Harley Davidson Ride In – 1 p.m. Near Dorton Arena
- Tractor Pull – 7 p.m. Grandstand

- BMX Bike Jam – 9 a.m. Dorton Arena
- Food & Wine Expo featuring all North Carolina products – Expo Building (Admission)
- FiberFest – crafting, spinning, weaving & dyeing activities; plus special classes – Graham Building
- Antique Farm Equipment – on display and a daily tractor parade around the grounds – Midway
- Shriners Fish Fry for charity – Grounds
- N.C. Food Vendors – Grounds
- Rocky the Trick Mule – Grandstand
- Leon Jacobs Jr. – Dorton Arena Outdoor Stage
- Kidz Corral/Agri-Plaza – Beside Graham Building
- Commercial Exhibits – Graham Building
- Carnival and games – Midway
- Petting zoo & pony rides – Near Holshouser Building


NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Brian Long, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3001; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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