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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, October 16, 1980, Page 11, Image 11

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1 I I i Feature magazine of The Daily Tar Heel i u I i , - iv J f w ., w I 'J( ':J , "' ( 1 iJ C x f D ( (Mm j i m f Thursday, October 16. 1980 ttr-ntrtttm h- tr . f 4Hr4" tix h Ktffl - bOY rW r- - 1: ' ' 41 . 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 parking lots. 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 I . - - -- i-it-t n-rm-i m m .iiil.wb naw.r ir.u r -ffnM -lmiMJL-mr r-,rr, rifl-J , - j.-; ! !

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