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Special Event: Thanksgiving Food Drive

Our sixth annual food drive will be held during the entire month of November. All donations benefit the Food Bank ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Crowder District Park | 4709 Ten-Ten Rd Apex NC
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Holly Springs Readers Theatre presents “A Storytime Pajama Party”

Come dressed in your PJs for a Pajama Party! Storytellers will read your favorite books and make the characters come ...

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: Holly Springs Cultural Center | 300 West Ballentine St., Holly Springs NC 27540
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.hollyspringsnc.us
  • Category: Free

Discovery Table: Plenty of Buffalo

In 1709, English naturalist and explorer John Lawson described North Carolina as having “Plenty of Buffalos,” which are also called ...

  • 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: Free

Battle of the Badges Chili Cook Off

Will the firefighters bring the heat? Or will the police chili be the ticket? We’ll find out on Saturday, November ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Holly Springs Cultural Center; 300 W. Ballentine St., Holly Springs NC 27540
  • Website: www.HSFarmersMarket.com
  • Category: Free

Storytime and Activities Featuring How the Grinch Stole Christmas! - Area Barnes & Noble

Grow your heart three sizes with this beloved holiday classic. Join us for Storytime featuring activities and an Advent calendar ...

Bumps & Babies Playdate & Support Circle at Grow

Friends! A Pregnancy Circle is now Bumps & Babies--same judgment-free support space, now with little ones! On the first Saturday of ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Grow Eco Baby | 502 East Chatham St Cary, NC
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Holly Springs Readers Theatre presents “A Storytime Pajama Party”

Come dressed in your PJs for a Pajama Party! Storytellers will read your favorite books and make the characters come ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Holly Springs Cultural Center | 300 West Ballentine St., Holly Springs NC 27540
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.hollyspringsnc.us
  • Category: Free

Flour Power North Hills Open House

Let's stir up some fun with a FREE Open House on Sunday, November 4 from 1 - 3pm at the ...

Monday Morning Movie "Enchanted" - 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.hollyspringsnc.us
  • Category: Free

Sensory Friendly Series @ The Cary: Movie TBD

We want people of all ages and abilities to enjoy films in a safe & environment. Our SENSORY FRIENDLY SCREENING ...

  • 3:00 pm
  • Location: The Cary Theatre | 122 E Chatham St, Cary, NC 27511
  • Cost: $3
  • Website: thecarytheater.com
  • Category: Free

Family Night Tuesdays with the Chick-fil-A Cow

Family Night: every Tuesday night we have an emphasis on families. The Chick-fil-A Cow will appear each Tuesday night from ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Chick-fil-A at White Oak Crossing & Garner Towne Square
  • Cost: cost of meal
  • Website: www.chickenspace.com
  • Category: Free

2nd/3rd Grade Book Club - Page 158 Books

2nd/3rd Grade Book Club occurs the 2nd Thursday of every month. Check out Facebook Events page for upcoming books.

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Page 158 Books | 415 S Brooks St, Wake Forest NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Sparkle Night Tree Lighting at the Holly Springs Towne Center

The Holly Springs Towne Center is hosting a free Sparkle Night Tree Lighting in the center on Friday, November 9th ...

OMAi Mapping Stories: Dorothea Dix Park Session

Raleigh Arts is pleased to welcome Austrian artist collective OMAi for a series interactive animation projections on notable buildings throughout ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Dorothea Dix Park Big Field | 102 Blair Drive, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Family Program: Family Disc Golf Lessons and Play Time

This special instructional event is for players of all levels, and we extend a very special invite to our Military ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Harris Lake County Park | 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Fuquay Varina Middle School Fall Community Festival

FREE EVENT! Over 40 Crafts Vendors & Sales Consultants Food Trucks Video Game testing! FREE Games and Activities!

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 109 N. Ennis St. | Fuquay Varina, NC
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Babysitter Speed Dating

Join Select Sitters for Babysitter Speed Dating at SnickerDoodles in Raleigh on November 10th from 10-11 AM! You'll get the ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: SnickerDoodles Cafe located at Lynwood Plaza, 3721 Lynn Rd #112, Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.theselectsitters.com
  • Category: Free

Storytime and Activities Featuring Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes - Area Barnes & Noble

Juno embarks on an epic journey through time and space, stepping into the shoes of female icons like Frida Kahlo ...

Family Wildlife Series: Tag You're It!

Learn the ins and outs of plastics recycling in this free program; then create a cool ornament, backpack tag, or ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Blue Jay Point County Park | 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Music of the Carolinas: Wake and District

Free tickets for this concert are distributed while they last beginning at 2 p.m. Continue celebrating Armistice Day weekend with Raleigh’s ...

  • 3:00 pm
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History | 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Free

Big Canoe Adventure at Falls Lake State Recreation Area

Join us on a Big Canoe Adventure in our two 14-person canoes! Come enjoy an hour long paddle on Falls ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Falls Lake State Recreation Area | 13304 Creedmoor Rd Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.ncparks.gov
  • Category: Free

4th/5th Grade Book Club - Page 158 Books

Teen Book Club occurs the 2nd Monday of every month. Check out Facebook Events page for upcoming books.

  • 5:00 pm
  • Location: Page 158 Books | 415 S Brooks St, Wake Forest NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Family Night Tuesdays with the Chick-fil-A Cow

Family Night: every Tuesday night we have an emphasis on families. The Chick-fil-A Cow will appear each Tuesday night from ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Chick-fil-A at White Oak Crossing & Garner Towne Square
  • Cost: cost of meal
  • Website: www.chickenspace.com
  • Category: Free

Explore Dorothea Dix Park - Web and their Weavers

Preschoolers will love this program all about those eight-legged master architects: SPIDERS! Stories, songs and live animals are sure to ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Dorothea Dix Park Big Field | 102 Blair Drive, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Cameron Village Open House

The magic of Cameron Village’s Open House returns on November 15th from 5-8 p.m. Join Cameron Village for this Raleigh ...

American Indian Heritage Education Day 2018

Celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month with your students and other school groups! Students will have an interactive experience that ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History | 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Free

K-5TH SCHOOL AGE SUPER SPECIAL: HARVEST FESTIVAL! - East Regional Library

Kids experience a broad array of community, cultural and seasonal events for school aged children and their families. This month: ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: East Regional Library | 946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale NC 27545
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Winter Wonderland at Park West Village

During the holiday season, come share the excitement as Park West Village hosts Winter Wonderland in The District. Kids of ...

  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Park West Village in front of Stone Theatre | Morrisville NC 27560
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.parkwestvillage.net
  • Category: Free

Waverly Place Tree Lighting & Holiday Concert

‘Tis the season to be merry! It’s time to kick off holiday festivities with Waverly Place’s 7th Annual Tree Lighting ...

  • 5:30 pm
  • Location: Waverly Place Shopping Center | Corner of Tryon Rd. & Kildaire Farm Rd. in Cary
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Raleigh Christmas Parade

The Raleigh Christmas parade is the largest parade between Atlanta and Washington DC. Over 250,000 will watch the parade live ...

  • 9:40 am
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh | Begins at corner of Hillsborough St. at Saint Mary's St.
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: grma.org
  • Category: Free

Discover the Park: Walk in the Woods

Take a walk in the woods and discover the animals and plants that call our park home. Help collect data ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Crowder District Park | 4709 Ten-Ten Rd Apex NC
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Carolina Coin and Stamp Show

Coins, postcards and stamps, currency (U.S., foreign, ancient, gold & silver) will be available. Dealers will be buying and selling ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Gov. James E. Holshouser Building | 1025 Blue Ridge Rd. Raleigh, NC 27607 NC State Fairgrounds
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighcoinclub.org
  • Category: Free

Storytime and Activities Featuring Bear Says Thanks - Area Barnes & Noble

What better way for Bear to say thanks than to have a big dinner with all his friends! Join us ...

23rd Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration

Musicians, dancers, artists, storytellers, and authors from North Carolina’s eight state-recognized tribes will gather for this popular family event. Named ...

  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History | 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Free

Seasons on a Farm: Corn Shucking

During harvest time, farmers often helped their neighbors during communal gatherings such as corn shucking. Learn about this fall tradition ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Discover Your World: Family Movies @ the Library - East Regional Library

Create your own Legos creation while venturing into the wilds of China, with the DisneyNature movie, Born in China. Join ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: East Regional Library | 946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale, NC 27545
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Artifact Discovery at Oak View County Park

Join us Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18 from 2-4 p.m. each day for a special wayside program, "Artifact ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Oak View County Park | 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh.
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Talkin' Turkey at Falls Lake State Recreation Area

Thanksgiving is right around the corner bring the family to the park and learn about these fascinating birds! Dress for ...

  • 3:00 pm
  • Location: Falls Lake State Recreation Area | 13304 Creedmoor Rd Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.ncparks.gov
  • Category: Free

Adventure Into Autumn

Join NC State Parks, Recreation and Tourism students and discover how the world around you transitions from fall to winter. ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Harris Lake County Park | 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Monday Morning Movie "Free Birds" - 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.hollyspringsnc.us
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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: Free

Family Night Tuesdays with the Chick-fil-A Cow

Family Night: every Tuesday night we have an emphasis on families. The Chick-fil-A Cow will appear each Tuesday night from ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Chick-fil-A at White Oak Crossing & Garner Towne Square
  • Cost: cost of meal
  • Website: www.chickenspace.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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 ...

Family Storytime in Pajamas - Wendell Community Library

Children, ages 0-5, and their families are invited to participate in a 25 minute interactive program that incorporates age appropriate ...

  • 6:00 pm - 6:25 pm
  • Location: Wendell Community Library | 207 S Hollybrook Rd, Wendell, NC 27591
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Pop-Up Art: Black Friday

All black everything! Create a monochromatic work of art to take home. Free art-making activities for all ages. No reservations ...

  • 12:00 pm
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Free

November HIstory Hike at Oak View County Park

Join us at Oak View for a History Hike through the old farmstead. The property tour will include all of ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Oak View County Park | 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh.
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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 ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Crowder District Park | 4709 Ten-Ten Rd Apex NC
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

HS/TO Series: Adventures in Orienteering - Lake Crabtree County Park

Leave your GPS at home and learn how to find your way using only a compass and a map. We'll ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Lake Crabtree County Park | 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville NC 27560
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Family Night Tuesdays with the Chick-fil-A Cow

Family Night: every Tuesday night we have an emphasis on families. The Chick-fil-A Cow will appear each Tuesday night from ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Chick-fil-A at White Oak Crossing & Garner Towne Square
  • Cost: cost of meal
  • Website: www.chickenspace.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Citizen Science Thursday - Harris Lake County Park

Volunteer your time with our monitoring and citizen science projects. Tasks this month will be cleaning our boxes to prepare ...

  • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Harris Lake County Park | 2112 County Park Drive New Hill, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

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: Free

Lighting of Wake Forest

Area residents are invited to experience the full magic of the holiday season at the 2018 Lighting of Wake Forest ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: Centennial Plaza Wake Forest Town Hall | 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest NC 27587
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakeforestnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Light Up Main - Garner

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

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Main Street, Garner NC 27529
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.garnernc.gov
  • Category: Free

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 Magic Tree Lighting - Brier Creek Commons

Help us kick off the Holiday season. Join us for the Brier Creek Commons Tree Lighting Party! Make plans to stop ...

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