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November 21

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Thanksgiving Eve Skate at United Skates!

10:00am-1:00pm or 2:00pm-5:00pm $1 ADMISSION

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: United Skates Raleigh | 2901 Trawick Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Admission: $1.00 Skate Rental: $3.50 Rollerblade Rental: $4.50
  • Website: www.unitedskates.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Merry Elf!

A playful elf, sent by Santa to confirm the naughty and nice list, stumbles upon the best place to find ...

Field School: Pilgrims at Play

Ever wonder what it was like to be a kid at the First Thanksgiving? Come to Yates Mill and find ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: $6
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Art in the Park: Thankfulness Project

Come by the Finley Center any time during the day to participate in a collaborative community art project celebrating what ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Lake Myra Christmas (Spectacular Light Show)

It's That Time Of The Year!!! Setup has already begun as we prepare for the 2018 Season. It is our 20th ...

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Skate your Turkey off at United Skates!

7:00pm-10:00pm Join us & work off some of those Holiday Calories!! 50¢ cent admissioin!!!

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: United Skates Raleigh | 2901 Trawick Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Admission: .50¢ Skate Rental: $3.50 Rollerblade Rental: $4.50
  • Website: www.unitedskates.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Thanksgiving Wagon Ride

Bring the family out for a fall wagon ride along the back roads of the park to enjoy the fall ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Harris Lake County Park | 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill NC
  • Cost: $1
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

Home Depot - Gingerbread Man

Run, run, run as fast as you can to this hands-on holiday workshop where you and your child can assemble ...

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Santa Express

Tickets are on sale now for THE SANTA EXPRESS. Best for toddlers to young grade schoolers. Kids and parents hop ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: The Great Raleigh Trolley | 131 E Davie St #10, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: Tickets are $18 for kids and for parents. Infants in lap under 2 ride for free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

Post Thanksgiving Geology Hike at Falls Lake State Recreation Area

Join a ranger on a 2 mile round trip moderate hike on the Mountains to Sea trail to burn off ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: Falls Lake State Recreation Area | 13304 Creedmoor Rd Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.ncparks.gov
  • Category: Holiday Events

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Santa Express

Tickets are on sale now for THE SANTA EXPRESS. Best for toddlers to young grade schoolers. Kids and parents hop ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: The Great Raleigh Trolley | 131 E Davie St #10, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: Tickets are $18 for kids and for parents. Infants in lap under 2 ride for free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

Kids Get Crafty: Growing Gratitude

During a month that celebrates thankfulness, come to the park and make a craft to spread the gratitude! We will ...

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa Paws - Pet Photo Nights

Bring your furry friends for photos with Santa during these special Monday evenings! Pets are welcome to have their pictures ...

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

Thanksgiving Stash Chat: Coffee, Snacks and Kids Craft at Grow

Stash Chat and Snacks! Join The Well Carried Child for a laid back, kid friendly stash chat. Coffee and snacks included. ...

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

Lake Myra Christmas (Spectacular Light Show)

It's That Time Of The Year!!! Setup has already begun as we prepare for the 2018 Season. It is our 20th ...

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Tree Lighting Ceremony - Fuquay-Varina

Get into the spirit of the holiday with the Town's official kick-off to the holidays. Tree lighting, choirs sing and ...

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

FVDA’s Sleigh Ride – Ticketed Event

Fuquay-Varina Downtown will host a ticketed Holiday Sleigh Ride on Thursday, November 29th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm during the ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: TR Ashworth’s Station (120 S. Main Street) in the historic Fuquay District
  • Cost: $3
  • Website: createnc.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Babes in Toyland

Just in time for the holidays, Carolina Children's Theatre brings you another family classic - "Babes in Toyland". This charming ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Holly Springs Cultural Center | 300 West Ballentine St. Holly Springs, NC 27540
  • Cost: Adults $12, Seniors/Military/Student (up to 21) $10, Child (up to 8) $8
  • Website: www.hollyspringsnc.us
  • Category: Holiday Events

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Christmas on Salem Street - Tree Lighting, Sleigh Rides, Kiddy Christmas Train Ride

The Annual “Christmas on Salem Street” events begin at 5:00 PM on Friday November 30th with Christmas Carols at the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown Apex | Salem Street, Apex NC
  • Cost: Free; Sleigh Rides $10 (2 & Under Free); Train Ride $5 (2 & Under Free)
  • Website: www.apexdowntown.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Light Up Main - Garner

Light Up Main, the annual Downtown Garner Christmas tree lighting. Join your friends and neighbors for great food, crafts and ...

Downtown Raleigh Tree Lighting Celebration

The Downtown Raleigh Tree Lighting Celebration will take place on Friday, November 30 from 6pm - 7pm at a brand ...

Holiday Cake-Off Workshop (Ages 9+)

Do you have what it takes to create the perfect holiday cake? Join us as we take to the Kitchen ...

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