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October 17

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NC State Fair - 2017

With roots dating back to 1853, the North Carolina State Fair is an agricultural and entertainment staple held annually in ...

Youth 12inx16in Wood Sign Track Out Camp DAY 2 at AR Workshop

In this summer camp workshop, you will create a preppy and charming 12″x 16″ customized wood sign! You will have ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: AR Workshop | 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, STE 175 Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $40
  • Website: www.arworkshop.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Nature Play Days at Prairie Ridge

Come out and play! The Nature PlaySpace will be stocked with extra special materials and supplies and a Museum play ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation | 1671 Gold Star Drive in Raleigh
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Free Tuesday Morning Movies

Grab the kids, snacks, blankets and visit us for your free, favorite movies on the big screen! Doors open at ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: The Halle Cultural Arts Center | 237 N. Salem Street Apex, NC 27502
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: thehalle.org
  • Category: Family Fun

NC State Fair - 2017

With roots dating back to 1853, the North Carolina State Fair is an agricultural and entertainment staple held annually in ...

Playgroup Tot Time - Lake Lynn Community Center

The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. The gym will be ...

Youth Canvas Tote Bag Track Out Camp DAY 3 at AR Workshop

In this summer camp workshop, you will create a crafty customized Canvas Tote Bag (NEW Project with limited seats)! You ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: AR Workshop | 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, STE 175 Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $40
  • Website: www.arworkshop.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Drop & Shop at Big Fun Inflatables

Would you like to run errands or have lunch with an old friend! $10 per child and $5 for each ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Big Fun Inflatables | 1104 Great Fall Court, Suite A, Knightdale NC 27545
  • Cost: $10 per child ($5 for a sibling)
  • Website: bigfuninflatables.vpweb.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Hours - Big Fun Inflatables

Toddler open play admission will include an apple juice and fruit snacks. Older sibling open admission will include a bottled ...

NC State Fair - 2017

With roots dating back to 1853, the North Carolina State Fair is an agricultural and entertainment staple held annually in ...

Youth Canvas Wall Hangings Track Out Camp DAY 4 at AR Workshop

In this summer camp workshop, you will create a crafty customized 10″ X 15″ YOUTH CANVAS WALL HANGING. You will ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: AR Workshop | 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, STE 175 Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $40
  • Website: www.arworkshop.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Meadow Wee Walkers - Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve

Join us for a special Wee Walkers at Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve. We'll take an easy-paced hike around the preserve. ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve | 2900 Horseshoe Farm Rd, Wake Forest 27587
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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 - 3:00 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

The International Festival of Raleigh

Come see art and history in action, a world fashion show, Kid's Corner, International Dance Competition, a VIP Dinner opportunity, ...

NC State Fair - 2017

With roots dating back to 1853, the North Carolina State Fair is an agricultural and entertainment staple held annually in ...

Gordon's Theory Music Classes at Grow

During these 30 minute classes, children will have the opportunity to learn melodies embedded with different tonalities and rhythms. These ...

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 - 3:00 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

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

NC State Fair - 2017

With roots dating back to 1853, the North Carolina State Fair is an agricultural and entertainment staple held annually in ...

The International Festival of Raleigh

Come see art and history in action, a world fashion show, Kid's Corner, International Dance Competition, a VIP Dinner opportunity, ...

Family Fall Fun Morning at Chick-fil-A Roxboro Road

Come enjoy a Family Fall Fun Day only at Chick-fil-A Roxboro Rd. Dress up in your favorite costume. Hayrides, craft, ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Chick-fil-A at Roxboro Road | 3912 N Roxboro St Durham, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 Harvest Day & Storytime at Funny Girl Farme at the Farmstand

Leaves are falling, colorful mums are blooming, and our fall veggies and pumpkins are abundant! Celebrate fall with us at ...

The International Festival of Raleigh

Come see art and history in action, a world fashion show, Kid's Corner, International Dance Competition, a VIP Dinner opportunity, ...

NC State Fair - 2017

With roots dating back to 1853, the North Carolina State Fair is an agricultural and entertainment staple held annually in ...

5th Annual QuintilesIMS Bull City Race Fest

This festival has something for the fastest runners and families alike. Choose from half-marathon, five-mile and one-mile distances and enjoy ...

  • 7:30 am
  • Location: Blackwell Street & Diamond View Park | 318 Blackwell St, Durham, NC
  • Cost: festival is free to enter!
  • Website: www.motivrunning.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Don't Tell Me to "Slow Down" 5K

The first annual Don’t Tell Me to "Slow Down” 5K run/walk will occur on Oct 22nd, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Wake Med Soccer Park | 940 E Chatham St., Cary NC
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: runnc.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Lights Up Sound Down Movies at Marbles

Monthly sensory-sensitive screenings at Marbles IMAX for kids with special needs, young kids and their families. Makes an ideal first ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Newborn Monday - Color Me Mine

All day bring your newborn(s) in to do a footprint platter and have NO STUDIO FEE.

  • 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Color Me Mine | Waverly Place 316 Colonades Way Suite 215 Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: cost of the platter
  • Website: cary.colormemine.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Monday Morning Movie - Holly Springs

Most Mondays! Call to confirm event and movie. The Holly Springs Cultural Center is excited to bring G and PG ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Holly Springs Cultural Center | 300 West Ballentine Street, Holly Springs, NC 27540
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Playgroup Tot Time - Lions Park Community Center

Ages 6 mos to 5 years. The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a ...

NC Symphony Presents Instrument Zoo

Ever wonder what it’s like to play the violin? Have your child’s fingers been dreaming of the trumpet? Now you ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Wake Forest Renaissance Centre | 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC 27587-2932
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakeforestnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Playgroup Tot Time - Green Road Community Center

The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. The gym will be ...

Nature Play Days at Prairie Ridge

Come out and play! The Nature PlaySpace will be stocked with extra special materials and supplies and a Museum play ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation | 1671 Gold Star Drive in Raleigh
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Nature Journaling for Homeschoolers

Nature journaling strengthens observation skills and helps connect you to the natural world. Homeschool parents often ask for sample activities ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: $5 per person per day
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

"Miss Spider´s Tea Party" by David Kirk - Story and Craft - Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve

This classic story about a spider and the guests she invites to her tea party will be our focus during ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve | 2900 Horseshoe Farm Rd, Wake Forest 27587
  • Cost: $3
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Lil Cooks in the Kitchen: Spaghetti with the Yeti

Kids will discover the fun in cooking along with story book characters who are cooking up the same thing they ...

  • 4:00 am - 5:30 am
  • Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center Kitchen | 101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary NC
  • Cost: $23 (R); $30 (NR)
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Playgroup Tot Time - Lake Lynn Community Center

The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. The gym will be ...

Toddler Hours - Big Fun Inflatables

Toddler open play admission will include an apple juice and fruit snacks. Older sibling open admission will include a bottled ...

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 - 3:00 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

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Sweet Potato Day at the State Farmers Market

Venture to the State Farmers Market as a family and enjoy all the local produce and more! As part of ...

  • 5:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: State Farmers Market | 1201 Agriculture St, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.ncagr.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Playgroup Tot Time - Green Road Community Center

The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. The gym will be ...

Mommy and Me Play Day! at Parkside Town Commons

Enjoy a FREE special play day for mommy and child(ren) in Parkside Town Commons on the second and fourth Thursday ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Parkside Town Commons | 7119 O’Kelly Chapel Road, Cary, NC 27519
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 - 3:00 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

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Fall Fellowship Lock-in at Adventure Landing

Come join us at our Fall Fellowship Lock-ins! Exclusively for Youth Fellowship Groups! The lock-in runs from Midnight – 6am. Each guest receives: Unlimited ...

Gordon's Theory Music Classes at Grow

During these 30 minute classes, children will have the opportunity to learn melodies embedded with different tonalities and rhythms. These ...

Mommy & Me Yoga

Fourth Fridays are for "big" kids ages 2-5! Join us for a playful Mommy & Me yoga! Parents and ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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 - 3:00 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

Fall Fellowship Lock-in at Adventure Landing

Come join us at our Fall Fellowship Lock-ins! Exclusively for Youth Fellowship Groups! The lock-in runs from Midnight – 6am. Each guest receives: Unlimited ...

Spooktacular Durant - Durant Nature Preserve

Come to Durant and celebrate the year of the spider with us! We'll play some fun spider games to learn ...

Day of the Dead 5k & Street Festival

Welcome to our 7th annual Day of the Dead 5k happening Saturday, October 28th 2017. The Day of the Dead ...

  • 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Centro Mexican Restaurant | 106 S. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: $30-$35
  • Website: fsseries.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

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.

Boo at NC Zoo

Celebrate the excitement of the season with a weekend of safe daytime Halloween fun. Enjoy trick or treat games, storytelling, ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: NC Zoo | 4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205
  • Cost: $3 in addition to zoo admission
  • Website: www.nczoo.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Spooktacular Halloween Treats for Kids at Sur la table

Ages 8-14. Have your young chef join us in the kitchen for the most spooktacular, fun and frighteningly delicious baking ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Sur la Table | North Hills 4421 Six Forks Road Suite 107, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $49/person
  • Website: www.surlatable.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Lights Up Sound Down Movies at Marbles

Monthly sensory-sensitive screenings at Marbles IMAX for kids with special needs, young kids and their families. Makes an ideal first ...

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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Ave., Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: $12/Person + Admission; Children 2 and under Free.
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Barktoberfest

Durham Parks and Recreation and Beyond Fences (formerly Coalition to Unchain Dogs) are joining forces to provide a fun-filled afternoon ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Durham Central Park | 501 Foster Street Durham, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: durhamnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Art in the Park: Fantastic Halloween at Yates Mill Pond

Do you like things that go bump in the night? Then join us in the park’s Finley Center any time ...

  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Monday Morning Movie - Holly Springs

Most Mondays! Call to confirm event and movie. The Holly Springs Cultural Center is excited to bring G and PG ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Holly Springs Cultural Center | 300 West Ballentine Street, Holly Springs, NC 27540
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Playgroup Tot Time - Millbrook Exchange Center

Ages 6 mos - 5 years. The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Millbrook Exchange Community Center | 1905 Spring Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Playgroup Tot Time - Lions Park Community Center

Ages 6 mos to 5 years. The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a ...

Cleveland Community Trunk or Treat

Truck or Treat brought to you by the Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce and the Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department

  • 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Cleveland Fire Department | 9039 Cleveland Rd, Clayton, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Zombie Survival Course at Thomas G Crowder Woodland Center

Are you ready for Halloween? What about zombies? When the zombies come we want you to be ready. We will ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Thomas G Crowder Woodland Center | 5611 Jaguar Park Dr Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: $50 (R); $65 (NR)
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Day Camp: Halloween Friendly Bash - Flour Power Cary, North Hills, Falls River and Holly Springs

Ages 5-12. Its a Teacher Workday Halloween Bash! We bake may fun things (Check specific location for list of foods) ...

Art in the Park: Fantastic Halloween at Yates Mill Pond

Do you like things that go bump in the night? Then join us in the park’s Finley Center any time ...

  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Taste Buds Kitchen: Halloween Spooky Cupcakes Workshop (Ages 2-5y w/ Caregiver)

Happy Halloween! Join in our SPOOK-tacular celebration as we take to the Kitchen to whip up oh-so-delicious Spooky Cupcakes complete ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 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
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