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Got to be NC Festival highlights local agriculture, rides, family fun

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RALEIGH -- Sunday is the last day to enjoy the fifth annual Got to be NC festival at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. It's the third day of the event that features food, wine, music, rides and so much more.

But on top of your traditional fair activities, there's a big emphasis on North Carolina's agriculture as visitors can learn what's grown and made in the state.

There's a lot to learn but also plenty of fun for all ages. General admission is free but you have to pay for some events like the food expo and the Carolina Rollergirls tournament.

Organizers say the weekend has shown a pretty good turnout .

"I think it's what we've been looking for," said Steve Troxler, the NC commissioner of agriculture. "We finally got good weather for the festival and people are out here eating, they're riding the rides, they're looking at the antique tractors, and tasting food, so it doesn't get any better than this."

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