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Holly Springs Farmers Market

We are a North Carolina producer/grower market committed to providing locally grown and artisanal fresh food. The market showcases farm ...

  • 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Holly Springs Farmers Market - 128 S. Main St., Holly Springs, NC
  • Website: www.HSFarmersMarket.com
  • Category: Free

Protein Snack Attack - Gluten Free (Special Needs) - Flour Power Holly Springs

Protein fuels our busy bodies for a busy day and refuels us when we eat protein filled snacks! Today’s class ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Flour Power | 244 Grand Hill Place Holly Springs, NC
  • Cost: Free; Or pay what you can
  • Website: www.flourpowerstudios.com
  • Category: Free

Lake Wheeler Annual Kids´ Fishing Derby at Lake Wheeler

The Annual Kid's Fishing Derby is held once a year at Lake Wheeler Park. Kids age 6 through 12 are ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Lake Wheeler | 6404 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Family Disc Golf Event

This special instructional event is for players of all levels. Professionals from Capital Area Disc League “CADL” will be here ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Harris Lake County Park | 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Free Pickleball at 12 Oaks

12 Oaks to Host Public Grand Opening for Lighted Pickleball Courts Event to Include Guided Practice, Pro Exhibition, Free Play & ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: The Club at 12 Oaks | 2004 Green Oaks Parkway, Holly Springs, NC
  • Website: www.12oaksnc.com
  • Category: Free

Dog Safety Program for Kids at Grow Eco Baby

Meagan Thomas, a local dog trainer, will be taking a break from teaching dogs their manners to teach something even ...

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

Libraries Rock!: Summer Reading Celebration - East Regional Library

Wake County Public Libraries are getting ready for summer reading with a special family event. East Regional Library will offer ...

  • 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: East Regional Library | 946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale NC 27545
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Birthday Party for Kids Together Playground

It's an old-fashioned birthday party to celebrate the anniversary of the opening of Kids Together Playground. Gather at the picnic ...

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Kids Together Playground | 111 Thurston Drive, Cary NC 27518
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.kidstogethercary.org
  • Category: Free

Storytime in the Gallery

Meet a staff member at the information desk and follow your guide to one of the museum galleries. There, you ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History | 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Free

Outdoor Movies on the Back Lawn: Jumanji (2017)

There is just something special about watching a movie outside. The warm breeze blowing, sounds of summer in the background, and ...

  • 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Location: Garner Performing Arts Center (Back Lawn) | 742 Garner Road, Garner NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gem & Jewelry Show

Dealers will offer a variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads for show and sale. Rare minerals, giant sharks ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Scott Building NC State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Free

Family Fun and Picnic in the Park at Laurel Hills Park

Bring your family together for a monthly night of family fun in the summer! This free event will take place ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Laurel Hills Park | 3808 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Special Needs Fishing Derby

All ages welcome! Reel in the Fun at the Town of Apex's second annual Fishing Derby for people with disabilities. ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Seagroves Park Pond
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.apexnc.org
  • Category: Free

Juneteenth at Stagville

Celebrate emancipation with Stagville. Come out for plenty of history and family fun with live performers, vendors, storytellers, crafts, and ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Historic Stagville | 5828 Old Oxford Hwy., Durham NC 27712
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.stagville.org
  • Category: Free

Gem & Jewelry Show

Dealers will offer a variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads for show and sale. Rare minerals, giant sharks ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Scott Building NC State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Free

Gardening at Leigh Farm

We are digging into 19th century gardens at Leigh Farm Park! We'll be having simultaneous programs for kids and adults! Kids ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Leigh Farm Park | 370 Leigh Farm Road Durham, NC 27707
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: durhamnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Pimento Cheese Festival

Food Trucks will line Academy Street to serve their regular menu, along with new dishes featuring a southern delicacy -- ...

  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown Park | 319 S. Academy Street Cary, NC
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Free

Gem & Jewelry Show

Dealers will offer a variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads for show and sale. Rare minerals, giant sharks ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Scott Building NC State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Free

Sunday FUNday

Extend your weekend fun with our #SundayFUNday lawn party, complete with your favorite lawn games, curated beverages, and oases of ...

  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Midtown Park at North Hills | 200 St Albans Dr, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Storytime in the Gallery

Meet a staff member at the information desk and follow your guide to one of the museum galleries. There, you ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History | 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Free

Whiteville: Movies on Madison: Raiders of the Lost Ark

An intrepid explorer will stop at nothing to retrieve a religious relic from a band of Nazis seeking world domination ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Location: 415 South Madison Street Whiteville, NC 28472
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: The District at Park West Village | 3400 Market Center Dr., Morrisville NC 27560
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.parkwestvillage.net
  • Category: Free

Garden Open House

Join us for a family-friendly day in the garden! Explore the garden while learning what grows best this time of year ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Carpenter Park | 4420 Louis Stephens Drive Cary, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Free

Fathers Day Storytime - Local Barnes & Noble Stores

Join us for a special Father's Day Storytime with a book celebrating all that is great about dads. Activities to ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Local Barnes & Noble Stores | Cary, Brier Creek, Crabtree Mall, Triangle Town Mall
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: stores.barnesandnoble.com
  • Category: Free

Historic Trades: The Printer

Mill owner William Boylan was involved in many enterprises, including journalism. He moved to Fayetteville in 1796 to join his ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: The District at Park West Village | 3400 Market Center Dr., Morrisville NC 27560
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.parkwestvillage.net
  • Category: Free

Rags to Riches Theater - Richard B. Harrison Community Library

Play along with this interactive performance of "Stone Soup"!

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Richard B. Harrison Community Library | 1313 New Bern Avenue Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Summer Concert Series presents Mysti Mayhem Trio

Summer in the Park Concert Series presents Mysti Mayhem Trio

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Pullen Park | 408 Ashe Ave., Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Storytime in the Gallery

Meet a staff member at the information desk and follow your guide to one of the museum galleries. There, you ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History | 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Free

Year-Round Kick-Off to Kindergarten at Marbles

Celebrate starting school! Practice a lunch line, get moving at recess, hop on a school bus and much more. This ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Marbles Kids Museum | 201 E. Hargett Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.marbleskidsmuseum.org
  • Category: Free

Make Music Day Cary

Imagine a day where free, live music is played and enjoyed outdoors everywhere, by everyone, throughout the town of Cary; ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown Park | 319 S. Academy Street Cary, NC
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Free

Music in the Park Concert Series - Morrisville

Start your weekend on Thursday by attending the Music in the Park concert series. Concerts will be held at Indian ...

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 ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: The District at Park West Village | 3400 Market Center Dr., Morrisville NC 27560
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.parkwestvillage.net
  • Category: Free

Friday Family Flicks & Camping: Captain Underpants - Lake Benson Park Nature Center

Enjoy a free family-friendly movie outdoors at Lake Benson Park. Bring your own picnic dinner or purchase light concessions on ...

  • 8:45 pm - 10:15 pm
  • Location: Lake Benson Park | 921 Buffaloe Rd, Garner, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: garnernc.gov
  • Category: Free

Special Blessings Family Fun Day! Historic Oak View

Join Special Blessings on Saturday, June 23rd, as we explore a piece of history. Historic Oak View County Park is a ...

Storytime with Jonathan D. Voss - Page 158 Books

Join us for a special story time with author and illustrator Jonathan D. Voss. Fans of Winnie the Pooh and Christopher ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Page 158 Books | 415 S Brooks St, Wake Forest NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Big Truck Day 2018

Curious about what it’s like to sit in the cab of the garbage truck or tow truck? Come out to ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown Wendell | Campen Street Wendell, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gone Fishing at Bass Pro Shops - Cary

Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris is challenging families to put down their digital devices and get outside this summer ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops | 801 Bass Pro Lane, Cary NC 27513
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: stores.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

Children's Literacy Festival - Lafayette Village

You are invited to celebrate the first weekend of the summer with our very first Children's Summer Literacy Festival!! Featuring ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Lafayette Village 8450 Honeycutt Rd. Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Wake Forest Food Truck Rodeo

The Wake Forest Food Truck Rodeo returns Sunday, June 24, from noon-4 in the parking lot of the Wake Forest ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Brooks Street Bowl | 413 S Brooks St. Wake Forest, NC
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.wakeforestnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Gone Fishing at Bass Pro Shops - Cary

Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris is challenging families to put down their digital devices and get outside this summer ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops | 801 Bass Pro Lane, Cary NC 27513
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: stores.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

Mini Food Truck Rodeo & Family Funday

Join us on Sunday, June 24th, for a mini food truck rodeo and an event that will be fun for ...

  • 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Midtown Park at North Hills | 200 St Albans Dr, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: visitnorthhills.com
  • Category: Free

Finley Freedom Festival

The Finley Freedom Festival is a free, family-centered Independence Day celebration! Bring your chairs and picnic or purchase foods here. ...

  • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: A.E. Finley YMCA | 9216 Baileywick Road, Raleigh NC 27615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.ymcatriangle.org
  • Category: Free

Summer Concert Series presents McCullers Crossroad

Summer in the Park Concert Series presents McCullers Crossroad

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Pullen Park | 408 Ashe Ave., Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Coffee with a Cop - Fuquay-Varina

Join your neighbors and Fuquay-Varina Police Officers for coffee and conversation! No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Bagels Plus | 100 Dickens Rd Fuquay-Varina, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.fuquay-varina.org
  • Category: Free

Summer Concert Series presents United States Army Field Band

Summer in the Park Concert Series presents United States Army Field Band – Jazz Ambassadors (Special Wednesday Concert)

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Pullen Park | 408 Ashe Ave., Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Storytime in the Gallery

Meet a staff member at the information desk and follow your guide to one of the museum galleries. There, you ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History | 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Free

Science Cafe: The Private Lives of Secretive Birds (Teen-Adult)

Come learn about several ways that ornithologists track individual birds of different species. Museum ornithologist John Gerwin will showcase results ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: The District at Park West Village | 3400 Market Center Dr., Morrisville NC 27560
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.parkwestvillage.net
  • Category: Free

Children's Yoga (Free)

Grab your yoga mat and join us at Rainbow of East Cary for Children's Yoga! We will offer a yoga ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: Rainbow of East Cary | 6560 Tryon Road, Cary NC 27540
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: Rainbowccc.com
  • Category: Free

Bats of Lake Crabtree and Beyond - Lake Crabtree County Park

Take a closer look at these amazing nocturnal animals in this adult evening program. Learn about some of our local ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Lake Crabtree County Park | 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville NC 27560
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Special Exhibit: Rich in the Rare - Yates Mill County Park

Come to Historic Yates Mill to see a new temporary exhibit, Rich in the Rare, on loan from the N.C. ...

  • 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: Free

Park It in the Market Food Truck Rodeo (June)

Mark your calendars now so you don’t miss our first food truck rodeo of the year, sponsored by All American ...

  • 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Holly Springs Farmers Market - 128 S. Main St., Holly Springs, NC
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: The District at Park West Village | 3400 Market Center Dr., Morrisville NC 27560
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.parkwestvillage.net
  • Category: Free

Family Movie Night at Joyner Park

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is hosting a free, monthly outdoor movie series from May through ...

  • 7:15 pm
  • Location: E. Carroll Joyner Park | 701 Harris Road, Wake Forest, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakeforestnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Apex Movies in the Park Series

Held at the spacious new Nature Park Amphitheatre, the evening will offer family friendly concerts and movies. Load up the ...

  • 7:30 pm
  • Location: Apex Nature Park Amphitheatre | 2600 Evans Road, Apex NC
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: nc-apex.civicplus.com
  • Category: Free
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