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October

Family fun events like festivals, carnivals, fairs, family fun days and more.

Events and programs for families with kids with special needs.

Races, walks, 5Ks that kids and families can participate in.

Informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations.

Family friendly shows and concerts.

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category.

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams.

One time classes open to kids and families.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Holiday events includes events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Ongoing family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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Homeschool Fall Festival Day at Hill Ridge Farms

Join us for our annual Homeschool Fall Festival day! All homeschool families are invited to enjoy the Fall Festival on ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Outdoor Movies on the Back Lawn: Hocus Pocus

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

  • 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Location: Garner Performing Arts Center (Back Lawn) | 742 Garner Road, Garner NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Garner Fireman's Festival

Come out and celebrate our local firemen with a parade, live fire demonstrations, raffle drawings, live music, activities and games, ...

Bands, Bites and Boats at Bond Park

One Friday a month, the Bond Park Boathouse plays host to musicians, food trucks and after-hours boat rentals. Spend your ...

Friday Night Tributes Series

Join us this fall to celebrate the sixth season of the Friday Night Tributes Series in Coastal Credit Union Midtown ...

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert presented by North Carolina Symphony

Experience Star Wars like never before! Sit back and cheer on Luke and Leia in their first epic battle with ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Annual Big Sweep - Blue Jay Point

Join ranks to help clean up the Falls Lake shoreline around Blue Jay Point. All volunteers must be ages 8 ...

Fall Pumpkin & Harvest Festival - Hill Ridge Farms

Come join us for the best pumpkin party around! Great food, fun, and memories are waiting for you and your ...

Heritage Day

Visit this old-time county fair, featuring live entertainment, heritage crafts, agricultural displays, farm animals, antiques, fishing, pony rides, carriage rides, ...

Pumpkin Patch Express! at Life + Science Museum

Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for a journey to the Museum's pumpkin patch. Pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Pumpkin Patch Express! at Life + Science Museum

Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for a journey to the Museum's pumpkin patch. Pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate ...

Haunting at Harris

Join us on an adventure of discovery as you experience Halloween traditions from around the world! Mexico, Romania, Ireland, China ...

  • 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Harris Lake County Park, 2112 County Park Dr., New Hill, NC 27562
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert presented by North Carolina Symphony

Experience Star Wars like never before! Sit back and cheer on Luke and Leia in their first epic battle with ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Follow Me to Fuquay-Varina (FM2FV) Fall Concert Series

This concert series is the perfect blend of music, energy, and local flavor! Featured band: The Embers At every concert, ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Friday Night Tributes Series

Join us this fall to celebrate the sixth season of the Friday Night Tributes Series in Coastal Credit Union Midtown ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Fall Pumpkin & Harvest Festival - Hill Ridge Farms

Come join us for the best pumpkin party around! Great food, fun, and memories are waiting for you and your ...

Pumpkin Patch Express! at Life + Science Museum

Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for a journey to the Museum's pumpkin patch. Pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate ...

Family Movie Series (The Greatest Showman) - Rolesville

Concessions will be sold during each movie. Movies are shown on the Rolesville Middle School football field. This is a ...

  • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Rolesville Middle School Football Field | 4700 Burlington Mills Rd., Rolesville NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: rolesvillenc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Pumpkin Patch Express! at Life + Science Museum

Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for a journey to the Museum's pumpkin patch. Pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Raleigh Little Theatre

Journey to the land of Narnia. Discover the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Fall Pumpkin & Harvest Festival - Hill Ridge Farms

Come join us for the best pumpkin party around! Great food, fun, and memories are waiting for you and your ...

Pumpkin Patch Express! at Life + Science Museum

Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for a journey to the Museum's pumpkin patch. Pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate ...

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Raleigh Little Theatre

Journey to the land of Narnia. Discover the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the ...

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Raleigh Little Theatre

Journey to the land of Narnia. Discover the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Pumpkin Patch Express! at Life + Science Museum

Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for a journey to the Museum's pumpkin patch. Pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate ...

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Raleigh Little Theatre

Journey to the land of Narnia. Discover the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the ...

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Raleigh Little Theatre

Journey to the land of Narnia. Discover the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

Story Drama Together

A creative drama class for children and caregivers to take together! Explore a new story each week through drama, puppetry, ...

666 Halloween Response Team at Total Combat Sports

Visit Total Combat Sports from Wed., Oct. 24 through Halloween for our 666 Halloween Promotion. 6 days, 6 zombie activities, ...

Super Saturday (PAGE of Wake County)

Enjoy enrichment classes for grades pre-K to 8th grade. Super Saturday is a bi-annual event organized by PAGE (Partners for ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Triangle Math and Science Academy | 312 Gregson Drive Cary, NC
  • Cost: $20-$25 per class
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

The Prodigals-Spiritual Twist Productions

Rick and Katie, two kids from very different backgrounds, leave their families behind as they chase their dreams. Things go ...

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Raleigh Little Theatre

Journey to the land of Narnia. Discover the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the ...

33rd International Festival of Raleigh

This annual celebration of multiculturalism brings together nearly 60 international groups who call the Triangle home. Explore the world through ...

Pumpkins in the BOOtanical Garden

Wander the garden to see glowing pumpkins and follow a scavenger hunt. Make your own natural potions, meet live critters, ...

  • 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: North Carolina Botanical Garden | 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
  • Cost: $5/person. Free for ages 3 and younger
  • Website: ncbg.unc.edu
  • Category: Holiday Events

Parent's Night Out - Costume Party!

Parent's Night Out at The Tumble Gym! Friday October, 26th, 2018! 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM! $25 per child! Costume ...

Night Out in Nature (Ages 8-12): Hemlock Bluffs

Kids are dropped off to spend a night out in nature making memories and new friends. Our adventures will encourage ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: - R $17.00 - N $22.00
  • Website: townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Halloween Phantasmagoria at Duke Homestead

Phantasmagoria, noun: a bizarre or fantastic combination, collection or assemblage; a dreamlike state where real and imagined elements blur together; ...

  • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Duke Homestead | 2828 Duke Homestead Road, Durham NC
  • Cost: Tickets are $10 plus tax per person in advance, $15 plus tax at the door.
  • Website: dukehomestead.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Fall Festival and Farm Animal Costume Parade

Join us at Old Mill Farm for Hayrides, Pumpkin Golf, Farm Petting Zoo, Gemstone Mining, Live Music, Fishing, Farm animal ...

33rd International Festival of Raleigh

This annual celebration of multiculturalism brings together nearly 60 international groups who call the Triangle home. Explore the world through ...

Fall Pumpkin & Harvest Festival - Hill Ridge Farms

Come join us for the best pumpkin party around! Great food, fun, and memories are waiting for you and your ...

HollyFest

The Town of Holly Springs joins with churches, civic organizations and businesses for this annual community celebration. Admission is free. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Jefferson L. Sugg Farm Park at Bass Lake | 2401 Grigsby Avenue, Holly Springs NC
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: hollyspringsnc.us
  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

Family Phantasmagoria at Duke Homestead

Mischief, magic, spirits, and fortunes! Enjoy a kid-oriented daytime version of our popular Halloween Phantasmagoria event with crafts and hands-on ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Duke Homestead | 2828 Duke Homestead Road, Durham NC
  • Cost: Requested donation of $5 per car
  • Website: dukehomestead.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shop Great Pumpkin Celebration

Join us for our FREE, family-friendly Halloween events October 28-31, 2018 featuring the classic Peanuts® characters, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, ...

33rd International Festival of Raleigh

This annual celebration of multiculturalism brings together nearly 60 international groups who call the Triangle home. Explore the world through ...

Pumpkin Patch Express! at Life + Science Museum

Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for a journey to the Museum's pumpkin patch. Pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate ...

Radical Recess: Spooky Sports

Get moving in this monstrous mashup of Halloween inspired activities.

NC Sugar Rush (Halloween Edition)

The Triangle's All-Dessert Food Rodeo is coming back to City Market just in time for Halloween. We will have Dessert ...

Bass Pro Shop Great Pumpkin Celebration

Join us for our FREE, family-friendly Halloween events October 28-31, 2018 featuring the classic Peanuts® characters, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, ...

Halloween Hoot - Baby, Preschool & Family Storytimes

Please refer to Library Website for locations and times throughout the day! Halloween themed storytime. Costumes welcome!

Story Explorers at Marbles Museum

Sing a song, share a story, and participate in an activity based on the book! Located in Around Town. Sponsored ...

Play Days NC: Bead Fun

Kids will be able to do a bead activity.

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Play Days | 441 W Williams St, Apex, NC 27502
  • Cost: No cost indicated
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Get Crafty: Spooktacular Spiders

Do you think spiders are spectacular or just plain spooky? Create a spider craft in celebration of Halloween! We will ...

Bass Pro Shop Great Pumpkin Celebration

Join us for our FREE, family-friendly Halloween events October 28-31, 2018 featuring the classic Peanuts® characters, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, ...

Play Days NC: Halloween Spectacular

We will have a costume parade at 10:30am. There will be games, crafts, dancing, and treats throughout the day! It ...

Halloween Hoot - Baby, Preschool & Family Storytimes

Please refer to Library Website for locations and times throughout the day! Halloween themed storytime. Costumes welcome!

MakeShop: Frankentoys

Create and innovate! Take toys apart and then put them back together, plus other fun materials, in new and unusual ...

Pumpkin Flotilla - Bond Park Boathouse (Cary)

Bring your carved pumpkin from 4-5:30 p.m. and join us for Bond Park's Pumpkin Flotilla! Pumpkins will set sail across ...

Trick or Treat at North Hills

Dress up in your best costume and come trick-or-treat with us in North Hills! Store hours vary by location.

Bass Pro Shop Great Pumpkin Celebration

Join us for our FREE, family-friendly Halloween events October 28-31, 2018 featuring the classic Peanuts® characters, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, ...

Nature Lab: Halloween Wildlife

Spiders, bats and owls, oh my! Have fun learning about these not-so-scary animals through a boo-tiful morning at the park. ...

Halloween Hoot - Baby, Preschool & Family Storytimes

Please refer to Library Website for locations and times throughout the day! Halloween themed storytime. Costumes welcome!

Halloween Spooky Cupcakes Workshop (Ages 2-8y w/ Caregiver)

Happy Halloween! Join in our SPOOK-tacular celebration as we take to the Kitchen to whip up oh-so-delicious Spooky Cupcakes complete ...

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