Things To Do (week of Oct. 8, 2018)


   • N.C. State Fair: Opening day is 9 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Thursday. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12-14, 16; 9 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Oct. 15; 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Oct. 17-18; 9 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Oct. 19; and 8 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Oct. 20-21, N.C. State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. Advance tickets are $8 for adults 13 to 64 years old and $3 for children 6 to 12 years old. Tickets at the gate are $10 for adults 13 to 64 years old; $5 for children ages 6 to 12; $6 for those with military ID; Free for children 5 and younger, seniors 65 years old and up, and adult groups of 40 or more and children groups of 40 or more. For more details, visit or call 919-821-7400.
• “Only the Brave”: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Elon Fire Station 18, 2110 Powerline Road, Elon, as part of the Movies on the Lawn series. The event is in recognition of Fire Prevention Week. Free. Like and follow The Elon Rec & Parks Scene on Facebook and for movie trailers.
• Studio 1 presents “Once on this Island”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Sara McMillan Brown Theatre at Studio 1, Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, 309 Huffman Mill Rd., Burlington. Tickets are $16 for adults and $13 for students and senior citizens and can be purchased at For more details, call 336-534-0321.


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