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September 22

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Batman Weekend at Marbles

Get your cape ready! September 23 is International Batman Day and the caped crusader is flying into Marbles & Marbles ...

Capital City Bikefest

The Ray Price Capital City Bikefest and Motorsports Expo is a free three day annual event that takes place in ...

Benson Mule Days®

This festival, which draws 40,000-50,000 people, is filled with family fun and activities for everyone young and old. The weekend ...

Discovery Tables: The Autumnal Equinox - Yates Mill County Park

The autumnal equinox signals the beginning of fall. It is the point where there are exactly 12 hours of daylight ...

  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Yates Mill County Park | 4699 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.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. ...

Carrboro Music Festival

The Carrboro Music Festival is an effort to host a free two day event that showcase Triangle-area performers and the ...

Batman Weekend at Marbles

Get your cape ready! September 23 is International Batman Day and the caped crusader is flying into Marbles & Marbles ...

Capital City Bikefest

The Ray Price Capital City Bikefest and Motorsports Expo is a free three day annual event that takes place in ...

Benson Mule Days®

This festival, which draws 40,000-50,000 people, is filled with family fun and activities for everyone young and old. The weekend ...

4th Annual Jerk Fest

CaribSplash plans a day of activities representing Caribbean excellence and excitement. We will kick off the day with a fun-filled ...

  • 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: West Point on the Eno Amphitheater (North Entrance) | 5101 N Roxboro St., Durham NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: caribsplash.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Carrboro Music Festival

The Carrboro Music Festival is an effort to host a free two day event that showcase Triangle-area performers and the ...

Batman Weekend at Marbles

Get your cape ready! September 23 is International Batman Day and the caped crusader is flying into Marbles & Marbles ...

Capital City Bikefest

The Ray Price Capital City Bikefest and Motorsports Expo is a free three day annual event that takes place in ...

Benson Mule Days®

This festival, which draws 40,000-50,000 people, is filled with family fun and activities for everyone young and old. The weekend ...

Discovery Tables: The Autumnal Equinox - Yates Mill County Park

The autumnal equinox signals the beginning of fall. It is the point where there are exactly 12 hours of daylight ...

  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Yates Mill County Park | 4699 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Take a Child Outside Week: Nature Paintings - JC Raulston Arboretum

Join us out in the gardens to be inspired by the fall garden scenery. We will use sticks, leaves, seeds, ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University | 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Cost: $5/child, free for members
  • Website: jcra.ncsu.edu
  • 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. ...

Parent & Child Nature Stroll - Bond Park

Take A Child Outside is an international program encouraging children and adults to spend time together outdoors. It first began ...

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

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 ...

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

Magical Monarchs - Durant Nature Preserve

Monarchs are getting ready to fly south to spend the winter months in Mexico. Before they leave, come join a ...

Family Program: Fishing Fun (TACO) - Lake Crabtree

Learn basic fishing skills, fish anatomy, and the role fish play in an aquatic food web by participating in a ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Lake Crabtree County Park | 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.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 - 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 ...

Ninja Fitness Play Time 3 - 6 yr old

Join us for Ninja Fitness Play Time for 3 - 6 yr olds, every Wednesday 9:15 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. ...

  • 9:15 am - 9:50 am
  • Location: Fitness4life Training Center | 6701 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.FTFKarate.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fall Fun at Three Bears Acres

Come to Three Bear Acres for Fall Fun! Activities include hay rides, archery, corn cannon, and pumpkins!

  • 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. ...

Apple 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! Activities include hay rides, archery, corn cannon, and pumpkins!

  • 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. ...

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

Wide Open Bluegrass is an annual urban bluegrass music festival that closes out Raleigh, North Carolina’s World of Bluegrass Week. ...

Night Hike at White Deer Park Nature Center

Explore White Deer Park at night on this guided hike. Please dress for the weather and bring a flashlight. Fun4RaleighKids encourages ...

Marbles 10th Birthday!

Happy birthday Marbles! Celebrate 10 years of FUNdamental play at Marbles with special activities all day including birthday candle obstacle ...

Fall Fun at Three Bears Acres

Come to Three Bear Acres for Fall Fun! Activities include hay rides, archery, corn cannon, and pumpkins!

  • 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. ...

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

Wide Open Bluegrass is an annual urban bluegrass music festival that closes out Raleigh, North Carolina’s World of Bluegrass Week. ...

Taste Buds Kitchen: Sprinkle Donuts Workshop (Ages 2-5)

We love, we love, donuts!! Sprinkled donuts that is. Introducing our very own baked Sprinkle Donuts. Learn how to make ...

  • 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

Special Olympics of NC Equestrian Championship

Over 125 athletes from 20 local programs (counties) across NC will compete for equestrian championship in dressage, showmanship and English ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Hunt Horse Complex NC State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.sonc.net
  • 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 ...

One Smart Cookie (age 6-8)

One Smart Cookie (age 6-8) Bake, from scratch, and decorate spice cookies made from fresh pumpkins. Fun4RaleighKids encourages parents/caregivers to utilize ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center Kitchen | 101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary NC
  • Cost: $19 (R); $25 (NR)
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Family Fun
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