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Great American Cross Country Festival

The annual Great American Cross Country Festival in Cary, North Carolina, is a team and individual athletic competition for boys ...

Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance

A music lovers’ paradise, Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival is a family-friendly celebration of music, dance, art, & education. 4 days, ...

Selma Railroad Days Festival

Selma Railroad Days is entering its 42nd consecutive year. This event is held the first weekend in October each year. ...

Family Program: Birding with Vernon - Lake Crabtree County Park

Join our bird enthusiast, Vernon, for an easy walk while looking and listening for our feathered friends. Discover different types ...

Holly Springs Farmers Market

Everything you find at our market is grown, raised, or produced in NC! Our vendors have a nice selection of ...

Run for Their Lives: Safe Haven 5K

We will have lots of vendors, cats and kittens, and more! This event is for competitive runners, recreational runners, walkers, ...

16th Annual Phoenix Fest and Parade Durham

Phoenix Fest is back on Saturday October 7, 2017 for its 16th year as Durham NC’s funkiest street music festival ...

Annual Big Sweep - Blue Jay Point

Join ranks to help clean up the Falls Lake shoreline around Blue Jay Point. All volunteers must be ages 8 ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 am 
  • Location: Blue Jay Point County Park | 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Other, Free

Camp Chestnut Ridge Family Fun Pumpkin Patch

FAMILY FUN! Pumpkins for sale, Hayrides, Face Painting, Meet the Animals, Kid's Activities, Nature Play Area, and Explore the Garden.

Fall Big Sweep - Lake Crabtree County Park

Help clean up Lake Crabtree's shoreline and other areas around the park. Individuals, families, and groups can register to participate ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Lake Crabtree County Park | 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Other, Free

Hipp Farms Corn Maze & Field of Fun

Hipp Farms provides fun for EVERYONE! Our activities are designed to entertain for hours! Enjoy a stroll through our maze ...

JumpStreet Trampoline Park Special Needs Event

Jumpstreet hosts a semi-private event on the first Saturday of every month for children with special needs! Siblings are also ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Jumpstreet Indoor Trampoline Park |1111 Walnut St, Cary NC 27511
  • Cost: $8 Ages 4+ (includes 2 hours and a fun pass); $4 Ages 3 and under; Parents/Guardians are FREE!
  • Website: www.gotjump.com
  • Category: Special Needs

Wendell Harvest Festival

The 90th Wendell Harvest Festival is a 2 day family oriented festival. The town square is surrounded by 90 plus ...

Mommy & Me Yoga

Join us for a playful mommy & me class tomorrow morning! We will have a mini family yoga class for ...

Super Saturday

Super Saturday, hosted by PAGE of Wake County, include two 2-hour workshop times with fun classes for gifted and high-ability ...

  • 9:30 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Powell Elementary | 1130 Marlborough Road, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: $20 per class
  • Website: www.wakepage.org
  • Category: Classes

26th Annual Dog Olympics 2017

Come enjoy the family dog, cheer canine athletes, celebrate the human/animal bond, and help raise funds for and awareness of ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: NC State Univ College of Veterinary Medicine | 1060 William Moore Dr., Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: $1-$5
  • Website: cvm.ncsu.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Art Buzz Kids: Puppy Pick Up - Wine and Design Wake Forest

Join the pARTy! This one is for the kiddos! No artistic talent needed, because we show you step by step ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Wine & Design | 1839 S Main St, Ste. 116 Wake Forest, NC
  • Cost: $45
  • Website: wineanddesign.com
  • Category: Classes

Artarama Hour - Artopia

Get messy, get creative and have lots of FUN! Let’s create together! Designed for YOU to participate, create, and enjoy. ...

Celebrate Fuquay-Varina Festival

This highly successful festival is a combination of live entertainment, children and youth activities, classic cars, fabulous food and an ...

Downtown Mebane Autumn Fest

Downtown street fair, antiques, arts & crafts, live music, farmer's market, pony rides, petting zoo, kid zone and Food Trucks.

Fall Arts Fair at Sertoma Arts Center

Do you love supporting local artists? Get an early start on your holiday shopping and buy gifts for yourself and ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Sertoma Arts Center | 1400 W. Millbrook Rd., Raleigh
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Fall Festival at Atlantic Gardening Company

Join us to celebrate all things fall. Enjoy a balloon artist, face painting by Fluttercat, free pumpkin painting, food vendors, ...

Fall Fun at Three Bears Acres

Come to Three Bear Acres for Fall Fun! Hayrides, s'mores, corn cannon, hay fort, archery in addition to all our ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Three Bears Acres | 711 Beaver Dam Road | Creedmoor NC 27522
  • Cost: Adults $8 Children $15 (Children 2 and under are free) -Toddler Thursday $12 (children ages 3-5yrs) with one parent free with paying child -Senior Citizen $5
  • Website: www.threebearsacres.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events, Ongoing Programs

Fall Pumpkin & Harvest Festival - Hill Ridge Farms

Everybody loves Fall on the Farm! Our 2017 Fall Harvest & Pumpkin Festival will begin on SEPTEMBER 16th - November ...

  • 10:00 am -  6:30 pm 
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville, NC 27596
  • Cost: $14 per person(ages 2-12) $12 (ages 13+) Under 2 Free
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Heritage Day at Historic Oak View Park

Visit this old-time county fair, featuring live music, animals, agricultural displays, heritage craft displays, re-enactors, quilt auction, and much more!

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Historic Oak View County Park | 4028 Carya Dr., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: No cost indicated
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

KidCycle Consignment Sale

Kidcycle is a one-of-a-kind children's consignment sale, benefitting consignors, shoppers, and local families. Get incredible deals on gently used items ...

  • 10:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Northgate Mall (Inside) | Durham, NC
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: kidcyclenc.org
  • Category: Other

Kids Author Event Ryan Higgins and Greg Pizzoli at Quail Ridge Books

Our children's department has a soft spot for curmudgeonly bears. Have you met Bruce - arguably the most lovable grump ...

Kids Club® Sprout® Character Canvas

They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign ...

Knightdale Fire Department Open House

We are having our open house October 7th from 10am-2pm. We will have demonstrations and fire trucks on display. There ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Knightdale Fire Department | 967 Steeple Sqaure Ct., Knightdale, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Morning Matinee Skate (Ages 10 and younger) - Jellybeans (Cary)

This session is geared toward the younger skater or those new to skating. Session limited to children 10 yrs old ...

Muffins with Mom at Crazy Glaze

Calling all Mom, Aunts , Grandmothers, etc … bring your favorite artist(s) to Crazy Glaze to enjoy a fun morning ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Crazy Glaze | 1322 N. Main Street Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: crazyglaze.net
  • Category: Family Fun

Open House at Innovative Martial Arts Academy

We are opening our doors to the community to enjoy a day with us. We are providing a lunch of ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Innovative Martial Arts Academy | 1241 S. Main St., Suite 101, Wake Forest NC 27587
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.triangledojo.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Pumpkin Carving with Goats and Peacocks at Winterpast Farm

Carve your pumpkin and feed all the glop and seeds to our goats, sheep, pigs, peacocks, ducks and emu! Limited ...

Pumpkin Palooza Party - Color Me Mine

Paint Your Own Pumpkin! - All Ages Welcome! Pre-Order Your Pumpkins (or Sugar Skulls) Now and Join us for our ...

Ready, Set, Registry Event

You can create or update your registry with personalized help, learn about the newest must-haves, meet & mingle with other ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Babies R Us | 7810 POYNER POND CIRCLE RALEIGH NC 27616
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.toysrus.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Taste Buds Kitchen: Pretzel Twist Workshop (Ages 2-5 yr with Caregiver)

Come play twister with us! Culinary twister that is. With the help of our best bud yeast, we’re making the ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: TasteBuds Kitchen | 1475 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex NC 27502
  • Cost: $28 per child w/ one caregiver included
  • Website: tastebudskitchen.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

ABC Craft & Learn - Zebulon Community Library

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in an interactive program with an alphabet craft and healthy ...

Babywearing 101 at Grow

Babywearing 101 covers: 1. Safety while babywearing 2. The benefits of babywearing 3. How to use four types of carriers: Soft Structured ...

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Pumpkin Patch Express! at Life + Science Museum

Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for a journey to the Museum's pumpkin patch. Pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate ...

Storytime for All Ages - Page 158 Books

On Wednesdays at noon and Saturdays at 10:30 am we have a free Storytime for all ages. For more information, ...

SuperFun Saturday - Apex

Ages 4-12. Join us for “super” fun with free arts & crafts for children 1st & 3rd Saturday of the ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: The Halle Cultural Arts Center | 237 N. Salem Street Apex, NC 27502
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: thehalle.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Teen Anime Workshop with David Anyanwu at Artspace (Ages 11+)

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to meet a professional anime artist! Join David and learn new techniques, develop your own ...

  • 10:30 am -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Artspace | 201 E. Davie St., Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: $80 Members; $100 Non-Members
  • Website: artspacenc.org
  • Category: Classes

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour - NC Museum of Art

Discover art from other places and times. Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Changing themes.

15th Annual Downtown Chili Cook-Off - Fuquay-Varina

More than 20 individuals, businesses, and non-profit groups show off their cooking skills and compete for prize money and bragging ...

Art Buzz Kids: Haunted House - Wine and Design Apex

It's starting to look a lot like Halloween around here!....Drop off your kiddos for an hour of fun as they ...

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: Wine & Design | 5452 Apex Peakway, Apex NC 27502
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: wineanddesign.com
  • Category: Classes

Downtown Chili Cookoff

15th Annual Downtown Chili Cook-Off. More than 20 individuals, businesses, and non-profit groups show off their cooking skills and compete ...

Everafter Kids Upscale Resale & Children’s Boutique Grand Opening

Come join us as we celebrate our Grand Opening on October 7th from 11AM – 2 PM. There will be ...

Fall Family Fun Festival

Come out for FREE Fall Fun activities for the Family including a Bounce House, Food Trucks, Kid Games and Local ...

Firemen's Festival

This day long event is full of good food, fun times, and lots of learning put on by Garners Fire ...

  • 11:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Garner Fire Station 1 | Main Street and Benson Road Garner, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: garnerfire.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Frank Theatres present Sensory Friendly Films: My Little Pony: The Movie

Children with Autism (or other special needs) and their families are invited to Frank Theatres CineBowl and Grille at Parkside ...

  • 11:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Frank Theatres Cinebowl & Grille | 1140 Parkside Main St., Cary NC 27519
  • Cost: Regular Movie Pricing
  • Website: franktheatres.com
  • Category: Special Needs

K-2nd, 3rd-5th, K-5th Adventures/Super Specials - Wake County Libraries

K-5th grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, activities and more! The availability of these programs vary daily, ...

Natural Explorations: The Fruits of Fall - Yates Mill

Forest fruits grow in a variety of forms, such as nuts, pods, capsules and achenes that entice the wild animals ...

See Spot Read - Wake County Libraries

Dogs are patient, attentive, non-judgmental-​-AND they love to be read to! We invite beginning readers to come and practice their ...

Weekly Children's Storytime - Brier Creek Barnes & Noble

Join us every Saturday at 11 am for Children's Storytime!

Weekly Children's Storytime - Cary Barnes & Noble

Join us every Wednesday at 10 am for Preschool Storytime!

Weekly Children's Storytime - Crabtree Mall Barnes & Noble

Join us every Saturday at 11:00 for Storytime followed by a special craft.

Weekly Children's Storytime - Triangle Town Center Barnes & Noble

Join us every Friday at 11 am for Childrens Storytime!

ABC Craft & Learn - Green Road Community Library

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in an interactive program with an alphabet craft and healthy ...

ABC Craft and Learn - East Regional Library

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in an interactive program with an alphabet craft to nurture ...

ABC Craft and Learn - Southeast Regional Library

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in an interactive program with an alphabet craft to nurture ...

Ready, Set, School Community Playdate - Wake County Libraries

Join Marbles Kids Museum at the library for family play to support kids ages 3-5 in getting ready for school. ...

79th Anniversary of Chavis Park Celebrates

This event honors the history at John Chavis Memorial Park. Chavis Park Celebrates will be a day of family fun. ...

  • 12:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: John Chavis Memorial Park | 505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Blocktoberfest: A Benefit for Dynamic Water

Join Little City Brewing for the 1st Annual Blocktober Fest to benefit Dynamic Water! The event includes a live music ...

  • 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Little City Brewing + Provisions Co. | 400 West North Street Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Family Skate Saturday at United Skates!

$3.50 Regular Skate and $4.50 Rollerblade Rental; Special Effects Light Show! All Ages Welcome! Music featuring One Direction, Justin Beiber, ...

  • 12:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: United Skates Raleigh | 2901 Trawick Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $6.50 admission
  • Website: www.unitedskates.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hubbs Farm Corn Maze and Fall Festival

10 Years of Hubb’s Corn Maze. Come on out and celebrate The Discovery of Gold in America and it started ...

National Roller Skating Month at United Skates

Come celebrate with us at United Skates of America!!! It is going to be one of the biggest celebrations around!!! ...

  • 12:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: United Skates Raleigh | 2901 Trawick Road, Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: Free admission and $3.50 skate rental
  • Website: www.unitedskates.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fall Harvest (All Ages with Caregiver)

Experience nature in a whole new way as you and your family listen to and become a part of tales ...

  • 12:30 pm -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: R Family $18.00 - NR Family $24.00
  • Website: townofcary.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Photography for Science (Teen)

Did you know that your nature photographs can be used by scientists to learn more about the biology of plants, ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Informational, Free

The Tale of Princess Kaguya @ The Cary

Come celebrate Arts and Humanities Month with a free screening of this animated masterpiece from Studio Ghibli! Found inside a shining ...

Triangle Oktoberfest - Cary

The 4th Annual Triangle Oktoberfest will be a fundraising event focused on great beer & family fun all to support ...

Young Athletes Program with Special Olympics at Gigi's Playhouse

Special Olympics Young Athletes is a sport and play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities (ID), ages 2 ...

Meet the Animals

From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. This free program is open to all ...

  • 1:30 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

Bass Lake Day

Annual Nature and Environmental Education Festival. This annual nature and environmental education festival includes interactive exhibits, live music, crafts and ...

Carolina Campout - Herbert C. Young Community Center

Campout under the Carolina night sky in Umstead State Park with Teen Scene! Bring your sleeping bag and besties to ...

  • 2:30 pm - 11:59 pm 
  • Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center | 101 Wilkinson Avenue, Cary NC 27513
  • Cost: Resident $75; Non-Resident $97
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Other

Raleigh Children's Business Fair

The Pope Foundation will bring the Raleigh Children’s Business Fair back to North Hills shopping center on Saturday, October 7, ...

Geoffrey's Birthday Club Celebration at Toys R Us

Geoffrey's Birthday Club members receive special surprises with coupon, including a FREE Geoffrey plush toy and storybook!** Super-fun activities like ...

Infant CPR at Grow

* Non-certification Course Audience: Anyone who wants to learn CPR. Perfect for Parents, Grandparents, Babysitters, etc. Details: Infant CPR and ...

LEGO Make & Take Activity Featuring LEGO Ninjago - Local Barnes & Noble Stores

Calling all LEGO NINJAGO fans! Join us to celebrate the new movie and build a LEGO NINJAGO Movie Green Dragon ...

Acoustic Nights in The District at Park West Village

Whether you’re headed out to dinner, or leaving a movie … come hang out with us and enjoy some LIVE ...

Lights of Halloween

Broken Plow Farm Presents Lights of Halloween. Bring your little ghouls and goblins out for this one of a kind ...

Campfire Story and Marshmallow Roast - Durant Nature Preserve

Gather 'round the campfire while we read a nature story perfect for just this occasion. Share some quality time with ...

Hip Hop Cosmic Skate Saturday at United Skates!

$3.50 Regular Skate and $4.50 Rollerblade Rental; Special Effects Light Show! All Ages Welcome! Music featuring Future, Chris Brown, Fetty ...

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: United Skates Raleigh | 2901 Trawick Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $7 admission
  • Website: www.unitedskates.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hurricanes vs. Minnesota Wild

Head to PNC Arena to watch the Carolina Hurricanes show us what ice hockey is all about!

TreeRunner Glow Night!

We will be hosting Glow Night every Friday and Saturday night this summer! This means that we will be lighting ...

Ghost Train®

Tweetsie Railroad will host a Halloween celebration the whole family can enjoy. Ghost Train includes trick-or-treating, the Freaky Forest, the ...

  • 7:30 pm 
  • Location: Tweetsie Railroad | 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane Blowing Rock, NC
  • Cost: $38.00 (Children 2 and under enter FREE)
  • Website: tweetsie.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Club Gravity (Teens 13+) at DefyGravity Raleigh!

Every Friday and Saturday Night from 9pm to 11pm. Exclusive to those 13 and older. Lasers, Club Lights, Black Lights, ...

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