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Thursday, October 16. 1980
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Cover by Danny Harrell
By ANN PETERS
EAVES are beginning to change colors, midterms are almost
over and fall break is just around the corner. Most students are
planning to spend the break with family and friends from home,
but there are some who want to hit the road. And fall break may be
the perfect time for a road trip.
In case of limited funds or transportation, there are plenty of
activities in the Triangle Area, including Carolina football. The Tar
Heels host N.C. State Saturday at Kenan Memorial Stadium.
For those who wish to brave N.C. State's home turf, the North
Carolina State Fair begins Oct. 17 and ends Oct. 25 in Raleigh.
Founded in October 1853 by the State Agricultural Society, the fair
was then located 10 blocks east of the Capital in Raleigh and
admission was 25 cents per person, 50 cents per buggy and $1 per
carriage. This year's gate admission is $2.50. For children 12 years and
under and for senior citizens (65 years and over), admission is free.
Free parking is available on the fairgrounds and Carter Stadium
Gates open at 9 a.m , the midway at 10 a.m. and both close at
midnight. On Sunday, the gates and midway will open at noon.
More than 50 rides will be featured this year on the midway, along
with game booths well-stocked with stuffed animals of all shapes and
sizes. Nightly fireworks, to brighten up the evening skies, also will be
part of the festivities.
Since the North Carolina State Fair is considered the largest nine
day agricultural fair in the nation, special exhibits of handicrafts and
See BREAKAWAY on page 6
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