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September 22 - 28

The READ & RIDE Series on the Great Raleigh Trolley

Take a trolley ride with THE CONDUCTOR & your favorite characters from Children's Literature! READ & RIDE is best for ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: The Trolley Lot - 424 South McDowell Street, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: $15 for kids and for parents. Infants in lap under 2 ride for free!
  • Website: www.greatraleightrolley.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Stories on Sunday at Quail Ridge Books

Join our children's booksellers as they read their favorite picture books. We'll explore faraway places and visit cozy, comfortable spots. ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Quail Ridge Books 4209 Lassiter Mill Road Suite 100, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour - NC Museum of Art

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Each free tour lasts 30 minutes and ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Capital City Bikefest at Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson

Capital City Bikefest is a three day annual event that takes place at the Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson Dealership in Raleigh, ...

  • 11:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson, 1126 South Saunders Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: capitalcitybikefest.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show

When pumpkin spice everything fills the air, it’s a sure sign autumn -- and the Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show ...

  • 11:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: North Carolina State Fairgrounds Exposition Center & Jim Graham Building 1025 Blue Ridge Road Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: $10; Free admission for children ages 12 and younger.
  • Website: raleighfairgroundshomeshow.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Community House Party at North Carolina Museum of Art

Festivities include one-of-a-kind performances on and around the rooftop by a surprise special guest DJ and a dance troupe inspired ...

  • 12:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: Free; ticket required
  • Website: www.etix.com
  • Category: Family Fun

La Fiesta del Pueblo 2019! Presented by Wells Fargo

The Triangle's largest and longest-running Latinx festival is back for another day of art, food and fun for the whole ...

  • 12:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Raleigh City Plaza 400 block Fayetteville St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

7th Annual Mama Afrika Festival at Knightdale Station Park

Activities: Drumming, Entertainment, Poetry, Guest Speakers, Kid Zone, Food, Vendors, Dominoes, Cards, Soccer, and more… The Largest African 5 in ...

  • 1:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Knightdale Station Park 494 Knightdale Station Run, Knightdale, North Carolina 27545
  • Cost: Free event
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Features: Build a Beaver

Did you know that beavers are actually large rodents? Join us at the park and discover the parts of a ...

  • 1:00 pm -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Crowder County Park 4709 Ten-Ten Road Apex, NC, 27539
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Free Swing Dance Classes for ALL youth at CYDA

Join The Carolina Youth Dance Academy on the 2nd and 4th Sundays for a FREE Swing Dance Lesson. We meet ...

Hay Bales and Hoofs Festival at Hubb's Farm NC

Join in the fun with tractor-pulled hayrides, a miniature hay bale maze, and a chance at fun challenges such as ...

  • 1:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Hubb's Farm, 10276 U.S. Hwy. 421 North, Clinton, N.C. 28328
  • Cost: Gold Pass (ages 3+) - $25 per person (after 6 p.m. $21) Silver Pass (ages 3+) - $18 per person Bronze Pass (ages 3+) - $13 per person Ages 2 and under are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

The David R. Kahn Community Campus Grand Opening Celebration

The Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary would like to invite you to the Grand Opening of our new 30 acre David ...

Wake Forest Crop Hunger Walk at Wake Forest Historical Museum

Join us for the 40th annual Wake Forest CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, September 22, 2019. Registration and festivities begin ...

  • 1:30 pm 
  • Location: Wake Forest Historical Museum 414 North Main Street Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.crophungerwalk.org
  • Category: Family Fun

A Taste of Italy at Taste Buds Kitchen

Dreaming of visiting a villa in Tuscany? So are we! Join us for a tasty trip where we’ll enjoy a ...

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: TasteBuds Kitchen | 1475 Beaver Creek Commons Dr, Apex, NC 27502
  • Cost: $45 per participant.
  • Website: tastebudskitchen.com
  • Category: Family Fun

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: DefyGravity | 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $11/child, includes 1 free adult
  • Website: www.defyraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

  • 9:30 am 
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check website for locations & times
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

New Mama Monday at Green Hill County Park

New to motherhood? New to the Triangle? New to FIT4MOM? This class is for YOU! All are welcome to join us ...

Imagination Playground at Moore Square

Let your imagination guide you as you use our big blue blue blocks to create your very own playground! Best ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Moore Square Park 226 E Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Story Explorers: Back-To-School at Marbles Kids Museum

Read a story, sing a song and get a little silly! This month all our stories will be about starting ...

Busker Series at Moore Square

Come to the park and enjoy our busker series of musicians every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Moore Square Park 226 E Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Night at Defy Gravity Raleigh

Bring your ENTIRE FAMILY (Immediate Family Members Only) for an hour, for only $45! Monday Nights from 6-9pm.

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: DefyGravity | 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $45 per family
  • Website: www.defyraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ligon Jazz Ensemble at Morgan Street Food Hall

The talented Ligon Jazz Ensemble is performing at The Morgan Street Food Hall on Monday, September 23rd from 5-7pm. The Ligon ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Morgan Street Food Hall 411 West Morgan Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
  • Cost: Donations accepted.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Wake Forest Kiwanis Monday Night Bingo

Wake Forest Kiwanis are hosting regular CASH bingo each Monday night at the Factory in Wake Forest. All profits support ...

  • 6:30 pm -  9:40 pm 
  • Location: The Mill Room @ The Factory | 1839 South Main St., Wake Forest, NC
  • Cost: $20 per person($10 for a half pack)
  • Website: www.wakeforestkiwanis.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Take a Child Outside Week

Raleigh Parks invites you to join our celebration of Take a Child Outside (TACO) Week! This annual event encourages children ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: DefyGravity | 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $11/child, includes 1 free adult
  • Website: www.defyraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

  • 9:30 am 
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check website for locations & times
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Animal Detectives (TACO) at Lake Crabtree County Park

Grab your magnifying glass and help solve the many mysteries along the Old Beech Nature Trail. Who left the pile ...

Chalk and Walk at Abbotts Creek Community Center

Visit Abbotts Creek Community Center for an exciting morning outside. Participants will go on a nature scavenger hunt, create one-of-a-kind ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center, 9950 Durant Road Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Nature Playday at Prarie Ridge Ecostation

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 Nature PlaySpace | 1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Printing with the Sun (TACO week at the JCRA)

Come out to the gardens on Tuesday morning to use sunlight and materials from the garden to make fun prints! Take ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: $5.00 per child for Arboretum family members, $7.50 per child for nonmembers (no charge for adult)
  • Website: jcra.ncsu.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Swim at Goldfish Swim School - Multiple Locations

Cary and Wake Forest Locations!! If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try our ...

  • 12:00 pm -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Goldfish Swim School Wake Forest & Cary locations
  • Cost: $5/person $15/family max or it is FREE for active members!
  • Website: www.goldfishswimschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kid's Night at Texas Roadhouse

Round up the lil' Roadies and join us for our Legendary Kid's Night: Free Kid’s Meal* Free Toy* Arts & ...

International Dance in the Library: Triggle Academy of Irish Dance at Northeast Regional

Enjoy Irish Dancing, an energetic and beautiful dance practice that has been handed down in Irish culture for hundreds of ...

  • 5:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Northeast Regional Library, 14401 Green Elm Lane, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakeforestnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Night at Chick-fil-A Stone Creek Village - Cary

Celebrate Family with Chick-Fil-A at Kid's Night with Miss Priss the clown! Free face painting and balloon twisting!

  • 5:00 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Chick-fil-A Stone Creek Village, 1000 Valleystone Dr, Cary, North Carolina 27519
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Night: Family Fun at Chick-fil-A Wake Forest

Come out every Tuesday night for Kids Night: Family Fun, special activities and crafts will take place each week.

  • 5:00 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Chick-fil-A Wake Forest | 11730 Retail Dr Wake Forest, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Open House at Brush and Floss Orthodontics (Garner location)

The first twenty families to sign up can get $500 off their Invisalign or traditional braces! Consultations that evening are ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 5638 NC Highway 42, Suite 109 Garner, NC 27529
  • Cost: Free event
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Night: Family Fun at Chick-fil-A Waverly Place

Come out every Tuesday night for Kids Night: Family Fun, special activities and crafts will take place each week.

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Chick-fil-A Waverly Place | 411 Colonades Way, Cary, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Take a Child Outside Week

Raleigh Parks invites you to join our celebration of Take a Child Outside (TACO) Week! This annual event encourages children ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: DefyGravity | 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $11/child, includes 1 free adult
  • Website: www.defyraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

  • 9:30 am 
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check website for locations & times
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Clay Nature Faces (TACO week at the JCRA)

Come out to the Arboretum Wednesday morning to have make crazy faces with clay and natural materials from the gardens. ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: $5.00 per child for Arboretum family members, $7.50 per child for nonmembers (no charge for adult)
  • Website: jcra.ncsu.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Imagination Playground at Moore Square

Let your imagination guide you as you use our big blue blue blocks to create your very own playground! Best ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Moore Square Park 226 E Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Take a Child Outside Week: Nature Art

Participants will be inspired by natural materials to create art pieces such as nature mandalas, natural sculptures and mud paintings ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation, 1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Busker Series at Moore Square

Come to the park and enjoy our busker series of musicians every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Moore Square Park 226 E Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Swim at Goldfish Swim School - Multiple Locations

Cary and Wake Forest Locations!! If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try our ...

  • 12:00 pm -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Goldfish Swim School Wake Forest & Cary locations
  • Cost: $5/person $15/family max or it is FREE for active members!
  • Website: www.goldfishswimschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Story time at Page 158 Books

Join us for Story time Wednesday at noon & Saturday at 10:30!

Nature Walk at Lake Wheeler

Come enjoy the outdoors while participating in a nature scavenger hunt throughout the park. We will be learning all about ...

Pickin' in the Pines: Johnny Folsom 4 & Patsy Cline Tribute at Booth Amphitheatre

Shows will take place on Wednesday evenings in September and early October featuring local and regional talent from 5:45 pm ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Booth Amphitheatre 8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: Kids under 12 and under: free; 13 & up: $5
  • Website: www.etix.com
  • Category: Family Fun

RightTime Kids Durant Road Bingo Night

Every Wednesday night we have a special Bingo Night for children of all ages, starting right after dinner. (Don’t worry! ...

  • 5:30 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 10320 Durant Road, Suite 105 Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $12/hour
  • Website: righttimekids.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Zaxbys Kids Night Fun Holly Springs

Kids Night at Zaxbys. Face painting and balloon twisting with a character free for all the kids provided by The ...

  • 5:30 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Zaxby's, 101 Grand Hill Pl, Holly Springs, North Carolina 27540
  • Cost: Free activities; food purchased separately
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Raleigh Rockers at Moore Square

Breakdancing demonstrations set to hip-hop music.

  • 6:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Moore Square Park 226 E Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Drum for The Hoop Jam at Pullen Park

Tell your friends! We need hoopers, drummers, poi spinners, bellydancers to jam with us all summer. NOTE: We setup on ...

Learn to Square Dance at Studio 804

The Merry Mixers Square Dance Club is sponsoring square dance lessons and the first night is free! Bring your family, ...

Music in the Valley at Crabtree Valley Mall

Music in the Valley! Crabtree Valley Mall’s concert series returns this fall! Come relax on our patio, listen to live ...

Way Back Wednesday Skate at Jellybeans (Cary)

Skate to music from the 70s, 80s & 90s.

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Jellybeans Super Skate Center of Cary | 1120 Buck Jones Rd. Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: $7 Admission, $3 skate rental (choice of quad, inline or speed skates)
  • Website: www.skatejellybeans.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Take a Child Outside Week

Raleigh Parks invites you to join our celebration of Take a Child Outside (TACO) Week! This annual event encourages children ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: DefyGravity | 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $11/child, includes 1 free adult
  • Website: www.defyraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

  • 9:30 am 
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check website for locations & times
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Playtime in the Park at Downtown Park

Kids can explore the Downtown Park while enjoying fun activities everyone will like! Join us in July for giant checkers, ...

Preschoolers Discover at Marbles Kids Museum

Engage in one-on-one play with your preschooler that promotes skill development while having FUN! Each week Marbles will provide opportunities ...

Tots Time at Rolesville Community Center

A time for children to play with a variety of toys and engage in various activities at their leisure with ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Rolesville Community Center, 504 Southtown Circle Rolesville, NC 27571
  • Cost: $8.00 residents, $15.00 non-resident
  • Website: www.rolesvillenc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Upscale Resale Consignment Sale at Cary Towne Center

We are your premier children's consignment sale in North Carolina. We offer your favorite boutique & popular brand name clothing, ...

Apple Day at State Farmers Market

Stop by the State Farmers Market to sample a free apple dessert, and pick up some fresh, N.C. apples and ...

  • 11:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: State Farmers Market 1201 Agriculture St., Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
  • Cost: Free samples
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kool Kids Traveling Club at Ralph Campbell Community Center

Join your community friends for an awesome opportunity to get out and have some fun! We are making fun affordable, ...

  • 3:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: 756 Lunar Dr. Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: Resident $20.00; Non-Resident $35.00
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Mother/Son Secret Agent Night at Chick-fil-A Falls Village

Calling all secret agents. Your mission is to join us for Mother Son Date Night on Thursday, September 26th! This ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Chick-fil-A Falls Village, 6701 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: $25 per mother/son pair and $10 per additional son
  • Website: www.itickets.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Take a Child Outside Week

Raleigh Parks invites you to join our celebration of Take a Child Outside (TACO) Week! This annual event encourages children ...

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

8 FREE music stages take over downtown Raleigh, NC featuring IBMA and Grammy Award winners, top-notch emerging acts, and traditional ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: DefyGravity | 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $11/child, includes 1 free adult
  • Website: www.defyraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Natural Explorations: Forest Bathing at Historic Yates Mill County Park

“Shinrin-yoku” is a Japanese healing technique which means "taking in the forest atmosphere." Developed in the 1980s, it has ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: apm.activecommunities.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

  • 9:30 am 
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check website for locations & times
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Imagination Playground at Moore Square

Let your imagination guide you as you use our big blue blue blocks to create your very own playground! Best ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Moore Square Park 226 E Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Preschoolers Discover at Marbles Kids Museum

Engage in one-on-one play with your preschooler that promotes skill development while having FUN! Each week Marbles will provide opportunities ...

Upscale Resale Consignment Sale at Cary Towne Center

We are your premier children's consignment sale in North Carolina. We offer your favorite boutique & popular brand name clothing, ...

Garden Storytime (TACO week at the JCRA)

Join us for Garden Storytime! We will meet at the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center and head out into the ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: $5.00 per child for Arboretum family members, $7.50 per child for nonmembers (no charge for adult)
  • Website: jcra.ncsu.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

A Reason to Celebrate (National Chocolate Milk Day) at Optimist Community Center

Don't leave all the celebrations to the traditional holiday's and parties. There is always a reason to celebrate. Stop by ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Optimist Community Center | 5900 Whittier Drive, Raleigh NC 27609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Busker Series at Moore Square

Come to the park and enjoy our busker series of musicians every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Moore Square Park 226 E Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Swim at Goldfish Swim School - Multiple Locations

Cary and Wake Forest Locations!! If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try our ...

  • 12:00 pm -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Goldfish Swim School Wake Forest & Cary locations
  • Cost: $5/person $15/family max or it is FREE for active members!
  • Website: www.goldfishswimschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Acoustic Nights in The District

Whether you’re headed out to dinner or leaving a movie…come hang out with us and enjoy some LIVE outdoor music ...

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

Dumb & Dumber 25th Anniversary Movie Party

Join us for FREE outdoor movies at NC State's Centennial Campus every Friday night this September! "So you're telling me there's ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: Lake Raleigh Meadows, Campus Shore Dr., Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: Free activities; food purchased separately
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Falls Lake Fridays at Forest Ridge Park

Did you know that Forest Ridge Park has almost 7 miles of waterfront along Falls Lake? Let's get out there ...

  • 6:00 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Forest Ridge Park, 2100 Old NC Highway 98 Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Night at the Movies at Sanderford Road Park

We've got the movie – you bring the kids, parents or friends! Join us the last Friday of each month ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Sanderford Road Community Center 2623 Sanderford Road Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Game Tournament at The Coder School Cary

Are you a Gamer? Come to this tournament, have fun and show your talent. Super Smash Brothers, Street Fighter, Madden ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: The Coder School Cary 201 Davis Grove Circle, Cary, North Carolina 27519
  • Cost: $25 entry fee
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Friday Night Family Swim at Goldfish Swim School - Multiple Locations

Cary and Wake Forest locations!! If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try ...

Parent's Night Out at XL Sports World - Apex

Looking for a fun and safe environment for your kids to hang out with their friends? Kids ages 8-13 can ...

  • 6:45 pm - 10:30 pm 
  • Location: XL Sports World | 1016 Investment Blvd, Apex, North Carolina 27502
  • Cost: $10 Pre-registered; $15 Walk Ins; $2 Skate Rental
  • Website: www.xlapex.com
  • Category: Family Fun

An Evening with Magnolia Green at Magnolia Roots Music Lounge

Doug Davis' latest project, Magnolia Green, brings roots-rock and Americana from Winston-Salem to Wake Forest.

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Magnolia Roots Music Lounge 219 South White Street, Wake Forest, North Carolina 27587
  • Cost: No cost listed
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Outdoor Concert: The Jared Stout Band at Apex Historic Depot

Held at the spacious Apex Historic Depot, the evening will offer family friendly concerts. Load up the kids, the lawn ...

Outdoor Movie Night at New City Church

Don't miss our outdoor movie night happening on Friday, September 27, at 7 PM. We will be showing Space Jam ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: New City Church 8015 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27613
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Take a Child Outside Week

Raleigh Parks invites you to join our celebration of Take a Child Outside (TACO) Week! This annual event encourages children ...

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

8 FREE music stages take over downtown Raleigh, NC featuring IBMA and Grammy Award winners, top-notch emerging acts, and traditional ...

Farmers Market Downtown Cary

Gear up for a morning of fresh local goods, cheerful entertainment and family fun! Shop for farm-fresh weekly groceries and ...

Holly Springs Farmers Market

The HSFM is a free, family-friendly event in downtown Holly Springs with live music and kids' activities weekly. We are ...

  • 8:30 am - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: Holly Springs Cultural Center 300 W Ballentine St, Holly Springs, North Carolina 27540
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.HSFarmersMarket.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Farm Fresh Market

Find locally-grown and homemade items at our Farm Fresh Market located at the Zebulon Municipal Complex- that’s on North Arendell ...

  • 9:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Zebulon Farm Fresh Market 1003 N Arendell Ave, Zebulon, North Carolina 27597
  • Cost: Prices vary.
  • Category: Family Fun

Farmers Fall Festival by Cary Downtown Farmers Market

Cary Downtown Farmers Market's annual event celebrating Farm, Festivities and Fun for the entire family. Come out and enjoy demonstrations, ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Cary Downtown Farmers Market 135 W Chatham St, Cary, North Carolina 27511
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

National Hunting and Fishing Day in North Carolina: Wildlife Expo at Durham County Wildlife Club

Enjoy free hands-on activities and demonstrations about the important roles hunting and fishing play in North Carolina’s fish and wildlife ...

  • 9:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Durham County Wildlife Club 3616 Hopson Road Morrisville, N.C. 27560
  • Cost: Free activities; food purchased separately
  • Website: www.ncwildlife.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Raleigh Redhawks Youth And Men's Rugby at Baileywick Park

Free Touch (All ages) Every Saturday morning (weather permitting) ​at Baileywick Park (Six forks)

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Baileywick Road Park 9501 Baileywick Rd Second Shelter Field Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: redhawksrugby.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Scarecrow Festival at Pullen Park

Join us for the Scarecrow Festival at Pullen Park on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. to noon! Get ready ...

Sprinkle Donuts at Taste Buds Kitchen

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

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: Taste Buds Kitchen, 1475 Beaver Creek Commons Drive Apex, North Carolina, 27502
  • Cost: $29 per child with one caregiver included.
  • Website: tastebudskitchen.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

  • 9:30 am 
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check website for locations & times
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Together Walk, Run & Roll for Inclusive Play

Celebrate inclusive play with Kids Together! Start the day playing fun games. Get in a festive mood by decorating your ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: Kids Together Playground at Marla Dorrel Park, 111 Thurston Dr., Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: $15 family, $5 individual
  • Website: www.kidstogethercary.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Meet & Greet Fall Carnival! at Kreative Kidz Durham

Come and create lasting memories with Kreative Kidz NC! Welcoming parents and Kreative Kidz! Get to know our staff while ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Kreative Kidz NC 2022 S. Miami Blvd, Durham, North Carolina 27703
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mumkin Fest at Knightdale Station Park

Join us for our annual Mumkin Fest fall festival at Knightdale Station Park from 10am-2pm. Enjoy a variety of vendors, ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Knightdale Station Park 810 North First Avenue, Knightdale, North Carolina 27545
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Nature Playday at Prarie Ridge Ecostation

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 Nature PlaySpace | 1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pop Up Art Class at Laurel Hills Community Center

Don't have time to commit to a whole month? Need something to do on a Saturday morning? Come join us ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Laurel Hills Community Center, 3808 Edwards Mill Road Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Cost: $10; Register on site!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Story time at Page 158 Books

Join us for Story time Wednesday at noon & Saturday at 10:30!

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour - NC Museum of Art

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Each free tour lasts 30 minutes and ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Asia Fest at Booth Amphitheatre

In addition to a full slate of dragon boat races, this celebration of Asian culture includes dozens of live stage ...

  • 11:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Booth Amphitheatre 8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: asianfocusnc.org
  • Category: Family Fun

International Food & Music Festival

International Food & Music Festival

  • 11:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Town of Wendell 15 East 4th Street, Wendell, North Carolina 27591
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Educational Center Fall Carnival - Wendell Location

Join us at Kids Educational Centers 4th Annual Fall Carnival on September 28th from 11AM-1PM at Kids Educational Center II ...

  • 11:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Kids Educational Center Inc. 7421 Siemens Road, Wendell, North Carolina 27591
  • Cost: Free event
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Little Brushes Painting Class at Pinot's Palette

Every Saturday morning, our 'Little Brushes' class will work on a unique, “kid approved” painting. We welcome kids of age ...

  • 11:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Pinot's Palette (Apex) 1553 Beaver Creek Commons Dr., Apex, North Carolina 27502
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytelling Festival at Historic Oak View County Park

Enjoy a day at the park and listen to stories from professional storytellers in this event proudly presented by Wake ...

  • 11:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Historic Oak View County Park, 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh NC 27610
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hubb’s Farm Donut Festival

Donut-eating contest and games the whole family will enjoy. Donut Sprinkles Princess Pageant followed by Little Mr. Galaxy Donut Pageant ...

  • 12:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Hubb's Farm, 10276 U.S. Hwy. 421 North, Clinton, N.C. 28328
  • Cost: Gold Pass (ages 3+) - $25 per person (after 6 p.m. $21) Silver Pass (ages 3+) - $18 per person Bronze Pass (ages 3+) - $13 per person Ages 2 and under are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Oktoberfest 2019 at Lafayette Village

Grab your friends and enjoy a German inspired festival at Lafayette Village. With over 20 fall style beers and food ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Lafayette Village Raleigh 8450 Honeycutt Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27615
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Saturday Family Swim at Goldfish Swim School - Multiple Locations

Cary and Wake Forest locations!! If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try ...

  • 12:30 pm -  1:30 pm 
  • Location: Goldfish Swim School Cary and Wake Forest
  • Cost: $5/person $15/family max or it is FREE for active members!
  • Website: www.goldfishswimschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Turtle Talk (TACO) at Lake Crabtree County Park

In 1979, the NC Legislature designated the Eastern Box Turtle as our state reptile. Learn how you can help conserve ...

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

Apex Food Truck Rodeo

Just some small town businesses joined together to bring a BIG evening of tasty food, shopping and community to Apex. ...

Acoustic Nights in The District

Whether you’re headed out to dinner or leaving a movie…come hang out with us and enjoy some LIVE outdoor music ...

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

Science in the Park Glow Night at TreeRunner

Interested in Science? Interested in climbing? Why not both? TreeRunner is partnering with Mad Science of the Triangle to host ...

  • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: TreeRunner Adventure Park, 12804 Norwood Rd., Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Cost: $44 adults, $39 kids 13 and under
  • Website: www.treerunnerraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun
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