Tag: NC State Fair

Year without a state fair leaves North Carolinians sad, nostalgic

By Kari Travis Raleigh, NC – For the first time in more than 20 years, Chef Felicia Daniel has no plans for autumn in North Carolina.   It’s a muggy, Friday afternoon on Aug. 7 when I phone Daniel, the…

N.C. State Fair canceled for 2020

Raleigh, NC – Since March, the North Carolina State Fair and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services have been monitoring COVID-19 guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the North Carolina Department of…

N.C. State Fair taking pre-fair precautions

Raleigh, NC – To ensure the safety of workers and others on the grounds in the busy final days of preparation for the 2017 N.C. State Fair, organizers will restrict access to the fairgrounds from Friday night, Sept. 29, until…