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November 21 - 27

Pecan Pickin' at Historic Oak View County Park

Pecan Pickin' Month begins today! Please be sure to first stop by the Farm History Center to pick up a ...

  • 8:30 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Historic Oak View County Park, 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh NC 27610
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DEFY Extreme Air Sports

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: DEFY Extreme Air Sports, 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $11/child, includes 1 free adult
  • Website: www.defyraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa’s Wonderland debuts at Cabela’s featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event returning to Cabela’s this holiday season. Raleigh-Durham-area families are invited to ...

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event. The magic returns to Bass Pro Shops and Raleigh-Durham-area families are ...

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 Exhibit Refresh: Work Zone at Marbles Kids Museum

Who's ready to work out with the Carolina Hurricanes as we open our renovated Workout Zone? See you at 9:30 ...

  • 9:30 am 
  • Location: Marbles Kids Museum | 201 E. Hargett Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: Museum admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Storybook Friends 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 ...

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Sky Zone's Toddler Time is a great way to get our youngest jumpers active and ready for nap time. Every ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Sky Zone Raleigh | 2101 Westinghouse Blvd., Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: $8 for 60 minutes
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Turkey Time Tots at Durant Nature Preserve

This special section of Turkey Time is adapted for our youngest turkey fans. Explore turkey colors and sounds, touch real ...

Storytime with Live Animals and Meet the Animals at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Storytime with Live Animals 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Listen to nature stories and meet live animals. This program is ...

  • 10:30 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • 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

Cameron Village Open House

The magic of Cameron Village’s Open House returns on November 21st from 5-8 p.m. Join Cameron Village for this Raleigh ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Cameron Village, 2034 Cameron St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27605
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Open Studio Evening (No Age Restriction) at Pinot's Palette Apex

It's an Open Studio at Pinot's Palette today. Unlike our traditional step-by-step instructor-led art class with an art instructor on ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Pinot's Palette (Apex) 1553 Beaver Creek Commons Dr., Apex, North Carolina 27502
  • Cost: $18.00 per painter
  • Website: www.pinotspalette.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Heritage High School Theatre Presents Elf the Musical

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be ...

Meet Me In St. Louis at William Peace University

It’s the summer before the 1904 World’s Fair and the three Smith sisters are filled with anticipation. But the year ...

  • 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: William Peace University, Kenan Auditorium 15 E Peace St Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Cost: Adults $15; Seniors/Faculty/Alumni $10; Students/children: $5; Family 4-pack $30
  • Website: wputheatre.ticketleap.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pecan Pickin' at Historic Oak View County Park

Pecan Pickin' Month begins today! Please be sure to first stop by the Farm History Center to pick up a ...

  • 8:30 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Historic Oak View County Park, 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh NC 27610
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DEFY Extreme Air Sports

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: DEFY Extreme Air Sports, 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $11/child, includes 1 free adult
  • Website: www.defyraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa’s Wonderland debuts at Cabela’s featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event returning to Cabela’s this holiday season. Raleigh-Durham-area families are invited to ...

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event. The magic returns to Bass Pro Shops and Raleigh-Durham-area families are ...

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

Life is Magic at Wake Forest Renaissance Centre

From his full stage show to his close up Strolling Magic, Joshua Lozoff’s performances combine his love for the art ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC
  • Cost: $12 for adults and $10 for children and seniors.
  • Website: www.wakeforestrencen.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime with Live Animals and Meet the Animals at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Storytime with Live Animals 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Listen to nature stories and meet live animals. This program is ...

  • 10:30 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • 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

Winter Wonderland at Park West Village

Come share the excitement as Park West Village hosts Winter Wonderland in The District. Kids of all ages will enjoy ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Park West Village 3113 Market Center Dr, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560
  • Cost: Each sledding slot is a mandatory $1 donation American Cancer Society
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Chinese Lantern Festival at Booth Amphitheatre

Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting with the return of the North Carolina Chinese Lantern ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Booth Amphitheatre 8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: $10 - $20; Kids 2 & under are free and do not need tickets.
  • Website: www.boothamphitheatre.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Downtown Tree Lighting Festival Zebulon

'Tis the season to be jolly! The Town of Zebulon is ready to get into the holiday spirit. Join us ...

S'Moore Square Party at Moore Square

Moore Square has partnered with Marbles Children’s Museum to celebrate the release of Frozen 2! On Friday, November 22, join ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Moore Square Park 226 E Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa's Arrival at Triangle Town Mall

Join us at Triangle Town Center on Friday, November 22 for Santa's Arrival featuring special guest appearances from your favorite ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Triangle Town Center Mall, 5959 Triangle Town Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27616
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Waverly Place Tree Lighting & Holiday Concert

Deck the halls at Waverly Place and welcome the holiday season with their Eighth Annual Tree Lighting Celebration! The festivities ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Waverly Place | 302 Colonades Way, Cary NC 27518
  • Cost: Free admission
  • 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

Heritage High School Theatre Presents Elf the Musical

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be ...

Meet Me In St. Louis at William Peace University

It’s the summer before the 1904 World’s Fair and the three Smith sisters are filled with anticipation. But the year ...

  • 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: William Peace University, Kenan Auditorium 15 E Peace St Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Cost: Adults $15; Seniors/Faculty/Alumni $10; Students/children: $5; Family 4-pack $30
  • Website: wputheatre.ticketleap.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pecan Pickin' at Historic Oak View County Park

Pecan Pickin' Month begins today! Please be sure to first stop by the Farm History Center to pick up a ...

  • 8:30 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Historic Oak View County Park, 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh NC 27610
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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

Santa’s Wonderland debuts at Cabela’s featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event returning to Cabela’s this holiday season. Raleigh-Durham-area families are invited to ...

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event. The magic returns to Bass Pro Shops and Raleigh-Durham-area families are ...

Turkey Cupcakes at Taste Buds Kitchen

Gobble, gobble, gobble…let’s eat! Join us for a special culinary adventure as we learn how to make an oh-so-delicious chocolate ...

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

75th Annual Raleigh Christmas Parade by Shop Local Raleigh

Parade Route: download parade map Begins on Hillsborough Street at St. Mary’s Street proceeds to the State Capitol turns right onto Salisbury Street turns ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: grma.org
  • 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

Disney Frozen Story Time at Target

Celebrate the release of Disney's Frozen 2 at Target! Every 30 minutes, listen to a Disney Frozen story come to ...

  • 10:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Target Stores, Wake County, NC
  • Cost: Free story time
  • Website: www.target.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Morning Matinee Skate at Jelly Beans Cary

This session is geared toward the younger skater or those new to skating. Session limited to children 10 yrs old ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Jellybeans Super Skate Center of Cary | 1120 Buck Jones Rd. Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: $6 admission (afternoon pricing applies after 11:30am) $1 skate rental (quad, inline or speed)
  • Website: www.skatejellybeans.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

Meet & Greet Frozen 2 Party at The Nesting Spot

Come celebrate the release of Frozen 2 with us at The Nesting Spot! Meet your favorite Frozen characters, enjoy snacks, ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: The Nesting Spot 1241 S Main Street Suite 7 Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: $25 per family
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • 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

24th 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 East Edenton Street Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Global Holiday Festival at Moore Square

Join international communities from across the Triangle to celebrate holiday food, entertainment, and traditions from around the world. Sample delicious food ...

  • 11:00 am -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Moore Square 226 E Martin St Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.eventbrite.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

Square Roots History Tour at Moore Square

Join us for a journey through time and discover the rich history of Moore Square! Tours include an outdoor walking ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Moore Square Park 226 E Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Holiday Gifting Event at PetSmart

Holidays are better with pets! Join us for our Holiday Gifting Event we will have cookie decorating, toy demos, and ...

Join the Journey Frozen 2 Event at Walmart

Celebrate the upcoming Frozen 2 movie with character calls, exclusive toy demos, food samples, and more at select stores.

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Select Walmart Stores, Wake County, NC
  • Cost: Free event
  • Website: www.walmart.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Parent Child Gobble Gobble Tournament - Apex

Please come join us for our pre-Thanksgiving 6th Annual Gobble Gobble Tournament. This fall tournament is a great way to ...

Teddy Bear Mobile – Bears & Brews Pop-Up Fundraiser at Compass Rose Brewery

Bring the entire family out to this event benefiting the Myra's Angels Foundation. The Myra's Angels Foundation is a 501 ...

  • 12:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Compass Rose Brewery 3201 Northside Drive, Suite 101, Raleigh, North Carolina 27615
  • Cost: See website for details
  • 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

Book Signing for T-Rex Tries Again at Quail Ridge Books

Hugh Murphy has just published the third book in his T-Rex Trying trilogy. Quail Ridge Books is hosting a fun ...

  • 1:30 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Quail Ridge Books 4209 Lassiter Mill Road Suite 100, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Heritage High School Theatre Presents Elf the Musical

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be ...

Meet Me In St. Louis at William Peace University

It’s the summer before the 1904 World’s Fair and the three Smith sisters are filled with anticipation. But the year ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: William Peace University, Kenan Auditorium 15 E Peace St Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Cost: Adults $15; Seniors/Faculty/Alumni $10; Students/children: $5; Family 4-pack $30
  • Website: wputheatre.ticketleap.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mommy (or Daddy) & Me Ornaments at Adventures in Bloom

Learn how stamp your own Christmas ornament! The price includes two finished ornaments that you hand stamp yourself! Don't worry-you'll ...

Campfire Story & Marshmallow Roast at Durant Nature Preserve

Gather 'round the campfire for an evening of storytelling, nature, and marshmallows. As dusk falls, we'll come together to meet ...

  • 5:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Durant Nature Preserve | 8305 Camp Durant Rd, Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $2 per person
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Whoville Christmas Celebration at Heather's Dance Inc.

Come join us in Whoville for a WHO-TASTIC time! We are excited to be partnering with Enchanted Wishes to host ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Heather's Dance Inc. 405 Knightdale Station Run Knightdale, NC 27545
  • Cost: $25 plus fees
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Winter Wonderland at Park West Village

Come share the excitement as Park West Village hosts Winter Wonderland in The District. Kids of all ages will enjoy ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Park West Village 3113 Market Center Dr, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560
  • Cost: Each sledding slot is a mandatory $1 donation American Cancer Society
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Chinese Lantern Festival at Booth Amphitheatre

Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting with the return of the North Carolina Chinese Lantern ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Booth Amphitheatre 8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: $10 - $20; Kids 2 & under are free and do not need tickets.
  • Website: www.boothamphitheatre.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Downtown Raleigh Tree Lighting

The annual Downtown Raleigh Tree Lighting returns Saturday, November 23, to the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. The ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Duke Energy Center For The Performing Arts CAT/R-Line Bus Stop South St at Performing Arts Center, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free event
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun
  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Jellybeans Super Skate Center of Cary | 1120 Buck Jones Rd. Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: $10 admission, $1 skate rental (quad, inline or speed)
  • Website: www.skatejellybeans.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Heritage High School Theatre Presents Elf the Musical

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be ...

Meet Me In St. Louis at William Peace University

It’s the summer before the 1904 World’s Fair and the three Smith sisters are filled with anticipation. But the year ...

  • 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: William Peace University, Kenan Auditorium 15 E Peace St Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Cost: Adults $15; Seniors/Faculty/Alumni $10; Students/children: $5; Family 4-pack $30
  • Website: wputheatre.ticketleap.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa’s Wonderland debuts at Cabela’s featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event returning to Cabela’s this holiday season. Raleigh-Durham-area families are invited to ...

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event. The magic returns to Bass Pro Shops and Raleigh-Durham-area families are ...

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

Cookies with Santa at The Rusty Bucket

Beat the crowd and bring the kids to The Rusty Bucket for cookies with Santa. Feel free to take ...

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: The Rusty Bucket 104 N Salem St, Apex, North Carolina 27502
  • Cost: No cost indicated
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pecan Pickin' at Historic Oak View County Park

Pecan Pickin' Month begins today! Please be sure to first stop by the Farm History Center to pick up a ...

  • 1:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Historic Oak View County Park, 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh NC 27610
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Heritage High School Theatre Presents Elf the Musical

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be ...

Meet Me In St. Louis at William Peace University

It’s the summer before the 1904 World’s Fair and the three Smith sisters are filled with anticipation. But the year ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: William Peace University, Kenan Auditorium 15 E Peace St Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Cost: Adults $15; Seniors/Faculty/Alumni $10; Students/children: $5; Family 4-pack $30
  • Website: wputheatre.ticketleap.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Nutcracker Tea Party at Graceful Expressions Dance Education

Fantastic fun for all ages! A short narrated performance of the Nutcracker combined with sweet treats -- a perfect family ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Graceful Expressions Dance Education 312 W Chatham St Ste 103, Cary, North Carolina 27511
  • Cost: $24 for adults, $20 for kids or $50 for a donor ticket
  • Website: www.gracefuldance.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pigment Experiments – The Science of Color at Durant Nature Preserve

What makes leaves red or orange and caterpillars neon green? Why do flower petals fade but butterfly wings never do? ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Durant Nature Preserve | 8305 Camp Durant Rd, Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $4 per participant
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Reading Room at Moore Square

It's so much MOORE than books! The Moore Square Reading room offers books to borrow and read while in the ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Moore Square Park 226 E Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Sunday Family Night at Sky Zone Raleigh

Family Night: includes 4 (60 minute jumps) with one large 1 topping pizza and 1 pitcher of your choice of ...

  • 4:00 pm -  6:30 pm 
  • Location: Sky Zone Raleigh | 2101 Westinghouse Blvd., Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: $50
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Nutcracker Tea Party at Graceful Expressions Dance Education

Fantastic fun for all ages! A short narrated performance of the Nutcracker combined with sweet treats -- a perfect family ...

  • 4:30 pm -  5:30 pm 
  • Location: Graceful Expressions Dance Education 312 W Chatham St Ste 103, Cary, North Carolina 27511
  • Cost: $24 for adults, $20 for kids or $50 for a donor ticket
  • Website: www.gracefuldance.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Winter Wonderland at Park West Village

Come share the excitement as Park West Village hosts Winter Wonderland in The District. Kids of all ages will enjoy ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Park West Village 3113 Market Center Dr, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560
  • Cost: Each sledding slot is a mandatory $1 donation American Cancer Society
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Chinese Lantern Festival at Booth Amphitheatre

Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting with the return of the North Carolina Chinese Lantern ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Booth Amphitheatre 8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: $10 - $20; Kids 2 & under are free and do not need tickets.
  • Website: www.boothamphitheatre.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Heritage High School Theatre Presents Elf the Musical

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be ...

Pecan Pickin' at Historic Oak View County Park

Pecan Pickin' Month begins today! Please be sure to first stop by the Farm History Center to pick up a ...

  • 8:30 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Historic Oak View County Park, 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh NC 27610
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DEFY Extreme Air Sports

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: DEFY Extreme Air Sports, 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $11/child, includes 1 free adult
  • Website: www.defyraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa’s Wonderland debuts at Cabela’s featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event returning to Cabela’s this holiday season. Raleigh-Durham-area families are invited to ...

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event. The magic returns to Bass Pro Shops and Raleigh-Durham-area families are ...

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

Language Is The Key: Bilingual Storytime at East Regional Library

The Hispanic Family Center joins us each week to play games, sing songs, and teach rhymes in English and Spanish. ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: East Regional Library, 946 Steeple Sq, Knightdale, NC 27545
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Makin' Music at Moore Square

Makin’ Music is new to the Raleigh area! Families will enjoy clapping and dancing to the lively, award-winning Makin’ Music ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Moore Square Park 226 E Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: No cost indicated
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime with Live Animals and Meet the Animals at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Storytime with Live Animals 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Listen to nature stories and meet live animals. This program is ...

  • 10:30 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • 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

It's Turkey Time at Hill Street Center

Why did the Turkey cross the road? To get to Hill Street for fun crafts and story time! We will ...

Family Night at DEFY Extreme Air Sports

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: DEFY Extreme Air Sports, 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $45 per family
  • Website: www.defyraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pokemania - Gym Time at Comic World

Come join Snapology for Pokemania. Students will build and explore the world of Pokemon as they create their own gyms, ...

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

Pecan Pickin' at Historic Oak View County Park

Pecan Pickin' Month begins today! Please be sure to first stop by the Farm History Center to pick up a ...

  • 8:30 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Historic Oak View County Park, 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh NC 27610
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DEFY Extreme Air Sports

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: DEFY Extreme Air Sports, 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $11/child, includes 1 free adult
  • Website: www.defyraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa’s Wonderland debuts at Cabela’s featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event returning to Cabela’s this holiday season. Raleigh-Durham-area families are invited to ...

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event. The magic returns to Bass Pro Shops and Raleigh-Durham-area families are ...

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

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

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Sky Zone's Toddler Time is a great way to get our youngest jumpers active and ready for nap time. Every ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Sky Zone Raleigh | 2101 Westinghouse Blvd., Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: $8 for 60 minutes
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime with Live Animals and Meet the Animals at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Storytime with Live Animals 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Listen to nature stories and meet live animals. This program is ...

  • 10:30 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Playgroup at The Nesting Spot

Come in and join us at our toddler playgroup every Tuesday and Friday morning at 10:30am! Relax while your children ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: The Nesting Spot 1241, S Main Street Suite 7, Wake Forest, North Carolina 27587
  • Cost: Free with membership or $5 for drop-in fun!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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 & ...

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

Chinese Lantern Festival at Booth Amphitheatre

Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting with the return of the North Carolina Chinese Lantern ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Booth Amphitheatre 8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: $10 - $20; Kids 2 & under are free and do not need tickets.
  • Website: www.boothamphitheatre.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Glow Skate at United Skates of America Raleigh

Glow Party $8 admission includes skate rental and a glow necklace.

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: United Skates of America Raleigh 2901 Trawick Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27604
  • Cost: $8
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Art in the Park: Thankfulness Project at Historic Yates Mill County Park

Come by the Finley Center any time during the days around Thanksgiving to participate in a collaborative community art project ...

  • 8:30 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pecan Pickin' at Historic Oak View County Park

Pecan Pickin' Month begins today! Please be sure to first stop by the Farm History Center to pick up a ...

  • 8:30 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Historic Oak View County Park, 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh NC 27610
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DEFY Extreme Air Sports

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: DEFY Extreme Air Sports, 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $11/child, includes 1 free adult
  • Website: www.defyraleigh.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa’s Wonderland debuts at Cabela’s featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event returning to Cabela’s this holiday season. Raleigh-Durham-area families are invited to ...

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event. The magic returns to Bass Pro Shops and Raleigh-Durham-area families are ...

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

Holiday Craft Party! at Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh

Join us at Alamo Drafthouse / Video Vortex for a full day of festive family-friendly creative fun to kick off ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh 2116-D New Bern Ave., Raleigh, North Carolina 27610
  • Cost: Free; Bring canned foods for Backpack Buddies.
  • Website: www.facebook.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

Storytime with Live Animals and Meet the Animals at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Storytime with Live Animals 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Listen to nature stories and meet live animals. This program is ...

  • 10:30 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • 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!

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

2019 Season Opening Night - Lake Myra Christmas Lights

Friends, We're looking forward to seeing all of you at this year's Christmas lights!!! We'll be in downtown Wendell, NC ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Lake Myra Christmas Lights Corner of 3rd St and Cypress St, Wendell, North Carolina 27591
  • Cost: Free; Donations accepted.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Chinese Lantern Festival at Booth Amphitheatre

Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting with the return of the North Carolina Chinese Lantern ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Booth Amphitheatre 8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: $10 - $20; Kids 2 & under are free and do not need tickets.
  • Website: www.boothamphitheatre.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

Fuquay-Varina Christmas with The Embers feat. Craig Woolard

Come see The Embers perform a wonderful Christmas concert and presentation, full of great Christmas classics at the Arts Center ...

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Fuquay-Varina Arts Center 123 E. Vance Street, Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina 27526
  • Cost: No cost indicated
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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
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