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Southern Women's Show
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Raleigh, NC


See What Happened at the 2017 Southern Women's Show!

Laurie Hernandez

Olympic Gymnast, Laurie Hernandez, a Silver and Gold medal winner in Rio, will be appearing at the Show on Saturday, April 22. Laurie, who is just 16 years old, is known for her dazzling floor exercise routine, where she has been nicknamed the "human emoji" for her outgoing facial expressions and for her grace and artistry on the balance beam. She also went on to win the “Mirror Ball” on Dancing with the Stars last fall.

The Laurie Hernandez VIP Experience has sold out but you can still purchase a regular show admission ticket to see her on stage at 1pm on Sat Apr 22 HERE.  After her stage appearance, fans can line up to get her autograph. You can also purchase a copy of her book I Got This: To Gold and Beyond at the show.

Keegan Allen

Keegan Allen is currently known as Toby Cavanaugh to fans of the Freeform hit television series, Pretty Little Liars. The summer finale pulled out all the stops ending with a serious car accident involving Toby and  fiancé, Yvonne. Many fans were left with burning questions about his survival. Meet Keegan on Sunday, April 23 at 1:30 pm on the Main Fashion Stage to hear more about the series finale in April.

In addition to acting, Keegan has a passion for photography. Keegan was given his first camera at age 9, and began a lifelong study and pursuit of photography. is a selection of photographs taken since his childhood.  “This book takes you on a photographic voyage through my life so far” according to Keegan. It’s a photo journey through the life of an intensely creative soul whose expression finds various art forms. The book’s content resonates in the commonality we all share on our own journeys while unveiling an inside look into a world that very few experience. Keegan will be signing copies of the book during his meet and greet.

The Keegan Allen VIP Experience has sold out but you can still purchase a regular show admission ticket to see him on stage at 1:30 pm on Sun Apr 23 HERE.  After his stage appearance, fans can line up to get Keegan’s autograph. You can also purchase a copy of his book at the Show.

Amazing Grace Etiquette

Amazing Grace Etiquette was launched in 2003, by Dr. Donna E. Corbett to provide innovative etiquette education to adults and children throughout the Triangle area. Dr. Corbett has overwhelmingly convinced countless parents, school systems, businesses and community-based organizations that etiquette education is essential to the social development of youth and adults.  With over 20 years of experience in the etiquette education and modeling arenas, success in her growing business venture was inevitable.

Dr. Corbett will be hosting her game show, "How Well Do You Know Your Etiquette?" on the Spotlight at 4:30 on Friday, April 22 and again at 3:30 on Sunday, April 24. Contestants are paired off with questions from simple etiquette that you thought you knew to etiquette for formal settings.

Meet your favorite WRAL-TV personalities

Have you ever wanted to meet your favorite WRAL-TV personalities in person? Now you can! Stop by the WRAL TV exhibit space to catch up with some of your favorites.

Friday: 10:00am-12:00pm: Lynda Loveland
Saturday: 10:00am-12:00pm: Scott Mason
Saturday: 12:00pm-2:00pm: Gina Benitez and Debra Morgan
Saturday: 2:00pm-4:00pm: Gerald Owens
Saturday: 4:00pm-6:00pm: Brian Shrader
Sunday: 11:00am-1:00pm: Kathryn Brown
Sunday: 1:00pm-3:00pm: Bill Leslie & Renee Chou
Sunday: 3:00pm-5:00pm: Greg Fishel

Pose with North Carolina’s Professional Soccer Teams

There is a new state of Soccer in North Carolina. Stop by the Spotlight Stage on Sunday at 4:00pm for a mini soccer workshop with The North Carolina FC and the North Carolina Courage. Hang around after the workshop to ask the players questions about the new teams and have your picture taken with your favorite player.

You can also win a family four pack of tickets to a North Carolina FC soccer game. Register to win this prize at the Register to Win table at the front of the Jim Graham building.

The Tiara Twins from Toddlers and Tiaras

A List Models and Talent presents a Kid’s Fashion Show featuring the Tiara Twins from Toddlers and Tiaras. The twins will rock the Fashion Stage on Sunday, April 23 at 12:00pm with springs newest looks. Be sure to stop by the A List Models and Talent exhibit after the fashion show for an autograph from the twins.

Advance tickets sold at Walgreens

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