3 Free Family Events Offer Fun in September
Photo by J. Caldwell for Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Looking for fun things to do with your children in September? Browse our picks for three fun family-friendly events offering free admission.
Get Wild! National Wildlife Day – Sept. 4 HAS BEEN CANCELED
Celebrate National Wildlife Day at Horton Grove Nature Preserve in Bahama, 10 a.m.-noon. See turtle shells, feathers and antlers up close. Take a family hike through the woods and grasslands to learn about deer, rabbits, hawks and other wildlife. For ages 4 and older with family. Younger children are welcome to accompany the group, but the trail does not accommodate strollers. Admission is free. Register online. triangleland.org/event/get-wild-national-wildlife-day.
K-Fest – Sept. 10
The inaugural K-Fest (Knightdale Kids Education Festival) takes place at Knightdale Station Park Amphitheater, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Designed to connect youth with local nonprofits, educational opportunities and cultural arts partners, the event offers a full day of fun. Enjoy a student talent showcase, local performers, bookmobile and reading corner, food trucks, inflatables, a farmers market and more. Admission is free. knightdalenc.gov.
Family Day at the Nasher – Sept. 25
Celebrate Southern creativity at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, noon-4 p.m. Create art inspired by the exhibit, “Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art,” which explores the South’s profound influence on American culture. Watch an artist at work and hear live music from Girls Rock NC. Admission is free. Other Family Days take place Oct. 30, Jan. 22, March 26 and May 21. nasher.duke.edu.