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November

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Special Event: Thanksgiving Food Drive

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

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 ...

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

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

Sparkle Night Tree Lighting at the Holly Springs Towne Center

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

Chanukah Lights Preschool Celebration - North Hills Flour Power

Let’s celebrate The Festival of Lights with your preschool chef. Join us with your preschooler as we roll, shape and ...

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

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

Sparkle Night at Parkside Town Commons

You’re invited to a night of fun, music and celebration! Join us as Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht flips the switch to ...

Bass Pro Shop - Santa's Wonderland

Share the Wonder. The most wonderful time of the year is almost here! Gather the family and come to experience ...

Veterans Day Skate at United Skates!

Celebrate with us!! Skate all day for $2.00 Admission: $2.00 Skate Rental: $3.50 Rollerblade Rental: $4.50

Nature Peekers: 10 Fat Turkeys

Gooble Gooble Wibble Wobble! Join us for 10 Fat Turkeys by Tony Johnston, a silly story about turkeys and numbers—we’ll ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Blue Jay Point County Park | 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $2
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Nature Families: Turkey Tales

It's turkey time here at Crowder. Join us as we explore turkey tales, stories, and songs. Learn how to ruffle ...

Nature Watchers: Gobble Gobble

Wild Turkeys are smart and fascinating birds. No wonder they were almost chosen as our national mascot. Come learn some ...

Nature Stories: Gobble Gobble!

Join us as we strut down a woodland trail learning about that fantastic feathered fowl — the turkey! Theme related ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Blue Jay Point County Park | 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $4
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Cameron Village Open House

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

Winter Wonderland at Park West Village

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

Waverly Place Tree Lighting & Holiday Concert

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

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

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

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

Raleigh Christmas Parade

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

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

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

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

K-5th Super Special!:K-5 Super Special: Dav Pilkey Party!

Lets celebrate the author of Captain Underpants, Dogman, and many other beloved characters. Come enjoy crafts and test your skills ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: North Regional Library | 7009 Harps Mill Road Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Annual Tree Lighting - North Hills

The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, located in the Commons of North Hills, is a beloved holiday event. This year’s ...

Bass Pro Shop - Santa's Wonderland

Share the Wonder. The most wonderful time of the year is almost here! Gather the family and come to experience ...

Talkin' Turkey at Falls Lake State Recreation Area

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

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

Winter Wonderland at Park West Village

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

Art in the Park: Thankfulness Project

Come by the Finley Center any time during the day to participate in a collaborative community art project celebrating what ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa Paws - Pet Photo Nights

Bring your furry friends for photos with Santa during these special Monday evenings! Pets are welcome to have their pictures ...

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

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

Thanksgiving Break School’s Out Skate at Jellybeans (Cary)

$8 admission $1 skate rental (weekday special) Includes choice of quad, inline or speed skates

Art in the Park: Thankfulness Project

Come by the Finley Center any time during the day to participate in a collaborative community art project celebrating what ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Thanksgiving Eve Skate at United Skates!

10:00am-1:00pm or 2:00pm-5:00pm $1 ADMISSION

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: United Skates Raleigh | 2901 Trawick Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Admission: $1.00 Skate Rental: $3.50 Rollerblade Rental: $4.50
  • Website: www.unitedskates.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Merry Elf!

A playful elf, sent by Santa to confirm the naughty and nice list, stumbles upon the best place to find ...

Art in the Park: Thankfulness Project

Come by the Finley Center any time during the day to participate in a collaborative community art project celebrating what ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Lake Myra Christmas (Spectacular Light Show)

It's That Time Of The Year!!! Setup has already begun as we prepare for the 2018 Season. It is our 20th ...

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Skate your Turkey off at United Skates!

7:00pm-10:00pm Join us & work off some of those Holiday Calories!! 50¢ cent admissioin!!!

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: United Skates Raleigh | 2901 Trawick Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Admission: .50¢ Skate Rental: $3.50 Rollerblade Rental: $4.50
  • Website: www.unitedskates.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Thanksgiving Wagon Ride

Bring the family out for a fall wagon ride along the back roads of the park to enjoy the fall ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Harris Lake County Park | 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill NC
  • Cost: $1
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Santa Express

Tickets are on sale now for THE SANTA EXPRESS. Best for toddlers to young grade schoolers. Kids and parents hop ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: The Great Raleigh Trolley | 131 E Davie St #10, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: Tickets are $18 for kids and for parents. Infants in lap under 2 ride for free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

Bass Pro Shop - Santa's Wonderland

Share the Wonder. The most wonderful time of the year is almost here! Gather the family and come to experience ...

Post Thanksgiving Geology Hike at Falls Lake State Recreation Area

Join a ranger on a 2 mile round trip moderate hike on the Mountains to Sea trail to burn off ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: Falls Lake State Recreation Area | 13304 Creedmoor Rd Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.ncparks.gov
  • Category: Holiday Events

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Santa Express

Tickets are on sale now for THE SANTA EXPRESS. Best for toddlers to young grade schoolers. Kids and parents hop ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: The Great Raleigh Trolley | 131 E Davie St #10, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: Tickets are $18 for kids and for parents. Infants in lap under 2 ride for free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

Kids Get Crafty: Growing Gratitude

During a month that celebrates thankfulness, come to the park and make a craft to spread the gratitude! We will ...

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa Paws - Pet Photo Nights

Bring your furry friends for photos with Santa during these special Monday evenings! Pets are welcome to have their pictures ...

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

Lake Myra Christmas (Spectacular Light Show)

It's That Time Of The Year!!! Setup has already begun as we prepare for the 2018 Season. It is our 20th ...

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Tree Lighting Ceremony - Fuquay-Varina

Get into the spirit of the holiday with the Town's official kick-off to the holidays. Tree lighting, choirs sing and ...

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

FVDA’s Sleigh Ride – Ticketed Event

Fuquay-Varina Downtown will host a ticketed Holiday Sleigh Ride on Thursday, November 29th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm during the ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: TR Ashworth’s Station (120 S. Main Street) in the historic Fuquay District
  • Cost: $3
  • Website: createnc.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Babes in Toyland

Just in time for the holidays, Carolina Children's Theatre brings you another family classic - "Babes in Toyland". This charming ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Holly Springs Cultural Center | 300 West Ballentine St. Holly Springs, NC 27540
  • Cost: Adults $12, Seniors/Military/Student (up to 21) $10, Child (up to 8) $8
  • Website: www.hollyspringsnc.us
  • Category: Holiday Events

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Christmas on Salem Street - Tree Lighting, Sleigh Rides, Kiddy Christmas Train Ride

The Annual “Christmas on Salem Street” events begin at 5:00 PM on Friday November 30th with Christmas Carols at the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown Apex | Salem Street, Apex NC
  • Cost: Free; Sleigh Rides $10 (2 & Under Free); Train Ride $5 (2 & Under Free)
  • Website: www.apexdowntown.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Light Up Main - Garner

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

Downtown Raleigh Tree Lighting Celebration

The Downtown Raleigh Tree Lighting Celebration will take place on Friday, November 30 from 6pm - 7pm at a brand ...

Holiday Cake-Off Workshop (Ages 9+)

Do you have what it takes to create the perfect holiday cake? Join us as we take to the Kitchen ...

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