Consignment Sales and Stores in the Triangle


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Parents with kids of all ages know the stress that comes along with shopping on a budget. It's hard to rationalize spending an arm and leg on outfits your kids will outgrow by next month. To help you save some money, we've compiled a list of consignment sales and shops in the Triangle area. All offer second-hand clothing for bargain prices and are organized by county. Happy shopping!

Wake County Sales

Thrift2Gift Dollar Days Clothing Event 
Cary location Facebook page
900 East Chatham St., Cary 

  • Feb. 15 -17. Check back for other 2018 Dollar Days dates. Find out about more sales on Facebook.
  • All regular priced clothing, shoes, and accessories will be only $1. Special price clothing, shoes, accessories will be 50 percent off.
  • Proceeds from the sale will directly benefit local charities that help families and children in crisis.

Twice as Nice Kids Consignment Sale
https://www.facebook.com/twiceasnicesale/
Cary Towne Center Mall, Former Macy's Building
1105 Walnut Street, Cary, NC

  • Feb. 23-24 (public sale dates) Check back for fall dates. 
  • A one-stop shopping experience for families offering gently used clothing, shoes, accessories, toys, books, equipment and more for infants up to size 16 junior.

The Divine Consign Show
https://www.facebook.com/TheDivineChildrensShow
​The Garden on Millbrook
2400 E. Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27604

  • Feb. 6-8, 2018. Check back for fall dates. 
  • A high-end consignment and overstock event specializing in trunk show and boutique lines. 

Good 2 Grow Kids Consignment Sale
Pleasant Valley Promenade (former Monkey Joe’s)
6220 Glenwood Ave., Ste. 104

  • March 16-18, 2018. Check back for fall dates. 
  • Offers gently used children's clothing, shoes, baby accessories, bedding, toys/books/videos (DVDs only), baby equipment and more.

Kids EveryWear Sale
1001 Airport Blvd., Morrisville, NC 27560

  • Tentative dates for 2018: Sept. 14-17.
  • Specialize in high quality and gently used children’s clothes, size 0-16 plus juniors, ladies’ and teens boys’ clothing. 

KidAround KidSale
https://www.facebook.com/KidAroundKidSaleWakeForest/
​The Factory
1839 S. Main St., Wake Forest 27587

  • March 23-25,2018. Check back for fall dates. 
  • A consignment sale featuring children's clothing, toys, furniture and more.

Wings Consignment Sale
https://www.facebook.com/wings.sale?fref=ts​
Holland's United Methodist Church
9433 Ten-Ten Road, Raleigh, NC 27603

  • March 23-24, 2018. Check back for fall dates. 
  • Gently used kids and maternity clothing, toys and equipment. 30% of sales go to the missions sponsored by WINGS, a Hollands United Methodist Women's Circle. 

Just 4 Kids Fall Sale
https://www.facebook.com/Just-4-Kids-Consignment-281609089791/​
​Fellowship Baptist Church
1701 Bud Lipscomb Road, Willow Spring, NC 27592

  • Jan. 25-27, 2018 at Cary Towne Center Mall, 1105 Walnut St. 
  • March 13-15, 2018 at Fellowship Baptist Church, 1701 Bud Lipscomb Road.
  • A semi-annual sale featuring clothing, shoes, toys, DVDs, CDs and more.

Upscale Resale
​Carry Crossroads – former Family Christian Bookstore 
232 Crossroads Blvd., Cary, NC 27518

  • March 8-10, 2018. Check back for fall dates. 
  • Offers boutique clothing, shoes and accessories. Sales held twice a year in Cary, NC in the spring and fall. 

Kidz Stuff Consignment Sale
​Hayes Barton Baptist Church
1800 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27608

  • March 15-17, 2018. Check back for fall dates. 
  • Great deals on gently used children's clothes, toys, maternity wear and more. 

Triangle Parents of Multiples (TPOM)
​North Raleigh Church of Christ
8701 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh, NC 27615

  • Aug. 25, 2018, 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1 – 2 p.m. 
  • Consignment sale including equipment, toys, and clothing, held twice a year. Hosted by The Triangle Parents of Multiples. 

Equestrian Exchange Horse Track Consignment Sale
​NC State Fairgrounds, Holshouser Building
1025 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27607

  • ​​March 22-25 and Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2018 
  • Buy horse items and tack, riding attire and barn supplies.

Designer Consignors
https://www.facebook.com/CaryPopUpSale/​
1105 Walnut Street, Cary Towne Center (former Macy’s building)
Cary, NC 27511

  • March 15-17, 2018. Check back for fall dates. 
  • Clothing, hand bags, jewelry, accessories, shoes, home décor and more.

 

Durham County Sales

Kidcycle Consignment 101
​Northgate Mall
1058 W. Club Blvd., Durham, NC 27701

  • April 19-22, 2018
  • Offers children’s clothing and shoes from preemie to junior sizes, maternity clothes, children's furniture, baby equipment, toys, bikes, bedding, etc. 

Orange County Sales

Mothers of Multiples Semi-Annual Sales
https://www.facebook.com/CHDMothersofMultiplesSale/​
HillSong Church, 201 Culbreth Rd., Chapel Hill 27615

  • March 17, 2018. Check back for fall date. 
  • Clothes for twins, triplets and more.

Johnston County Sales

JoCo Kids Consignment Sale
https://www.facebook.com/JocoKidsConsignment/
Free-standing building in front of Walmart in Clayton
12809 US Business Highway 70 W, Clayton, NC 27520

  • Check back for fall 2018 dates. 
  • Find new and gently used items for 70-80% off! Semi-annual children’s consignment sale.

Stores

Wake County Stores

The Children's Orchard
2865 Jones Franklin Rd., Raleigh
919-852-0550
Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

The Glittery Frog Boutique 
515 E. Broad St., Fuquay-Varina, NC
919-762-7118 
Open Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and closed Sunday.

Around Again
​4112 Pleasant Valley Road, Suite 102, Raleigh, NC 
919-872-7283
Open Mon.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and closed Sunday.
Selling children's and maternity wear since 1991. Also offering ladies and men’s clothing and formal wear.

Kid to Kid Apex
​1059 Beaver Creek Commons Dr., Apex, NC 27502
919-303-8522
Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.
Name brand kids clothes, shoes, toys, baby gear and maternity fashions.

Once Upon a Child Cary
​253 Grande Heights Dr., Cary, NC 27513
919-380-8768
Open Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Buy and sell gently used clothes, toys and equipment.

Plato's Closet Cary
​111 Crossroads Blvd., Cary, NC 27518
919-851-9737
Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. noon-6 p.m.
Buy, sell and trade brand name, gently used clothing.

Plato's Closet Raleigh
​6011 Poyner Village Pwky #107, Raleigh, NC 27616
919-872-7544
Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. noon-6 p.m.
Buy, sell and trade brand name, gently used clothing.

Plato's Closet Brier Creek
7920 Skyland Ridge Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27617
919-937-2207
Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. noon-6 p.m.
Buy, sell and trade brand name, gently used clothing.

Thrift 2 Gift
900 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511
919-651-0482
Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sells donated clothing, furniture, toys, various household items and more.

Durham County Stores

Plato's Closet Durham
8128 Renaissance Pwky, Durham, NC 27713
919-544-2661
Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. noon-6 p.m.
Buy, sell and trade brand name, gently used clothing.

Recyclique Shop
​2811 Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC
Open Wed.-Fri., 1:30-5:30 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Recyclique is a nonprofit co-op shop devoted to creative re-use and sustainability; vendors include adults and older teens that create upcycled products.

Orange County Stores

The Red Hen
https://www.facebook.com/ShopTheRedHen/​
201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-942-4420
Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Carries pre-owned clothes, toys and equipment, as well as new items.

MySecretCloset Hillsborough
107 John Earl St., Hillsborough, NC 27278 (Behind Bojangles)
919-732-1254
Open Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Offers clothing and accessories for women, men, and juniors as well as small home decor.

MySecretCloset Mebane
3965 Arrowhead Blvd., Mebane, NC 27302
919-563-6902
Open Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Offers clothing and accessories for women, men, and juniors as well as small home decor.

Johnston County Stores

Pizazz Clayton
132 E. Main St., Clayton, NC 27520
919-550-1915
Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Gently used clothing and small household items available. All proceeds go directly to women and children in Johnston County.

Pizazz Smithfield
119 N. Third St, Smithfield, NC 27577
919- 989-9359
Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Gently used clothing and small household items available. All proceeds go directly to women and children in Johnston County.

This article was updated April 11, 2018

 

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August 2018

Run Club meets every Sunday at 8 a.m. in Midtown Raleigh or Wake Forest. Stroller friendly; children invited. 

Cost: $10/run or $100/annual pass

Where:
Optimist Park Community Center/Greenways
5900 Whittier Drive
Raleigh, NC  27609
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Sponsor: FIT4MOM
Telephone: 919-348-0472
Contact Name: Missy Currin
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Enjoy live entertainment, hands-on projects and gallery hunts.

Cost: Free

Where:
Nasher Museum of Art
2001 Campus Dr.
Durham, NC  27705
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Take part in a class that teaches individualized ways to foster motor development for your child. Learn about tummy time alternatives, best positions for your baby, how to help your child learn to...

Cost: $18

Where:
Open Arts
1222 Copeland Oaks Dr.
Morrisville, NC  27560
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Sponsor: Babies On The MOVE
Contact Name: Rebecca Quinones
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Join Mindful Families of Durham, a Buddhist-inspired spiritual community that supports area parents, caregivers, and their children in the practice of mindfulness and the understanding of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Erwin Road
Durham, NC  27705
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Sponsor: Mindful Families of Durham
Contact Name: Adam, Laura, Josh, Sumi
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Celebrate the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle with vendors, food trucks, free food samples and live music.

Cost: Free

Where:
Durham Armory
220 Foster St.
Durham, NC  27701
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Little ones enjoy storytime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
Cary, NC  27616
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Take part in a class that teaches individualized ways to foster motor development for your child. Learn about carry positions, best positions for your baby, how to help your child learn to crawl,...

Cost: $18

Where:
Open Arts
1222 Copeland Oaks Dr
Morrisville, NC  27560
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Sponsor: Babies On The MOVE
Contact Name: Rebecca Quinones
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This back-to-school celebration features indoor and outdoor eating areas, kids' activities, music and more.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn at Southpoint
7007 Fayetteville Rd.
Durham, NC  27713
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Enjoy a back-to-school event featuring a food truck rodeo, inside and outside eating areas, kids' activities and more. Take a non-perishable food item for Back Pack Buddies, an Inter-Faith...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn at Southpoint
7007 Fayetteville Rd.
Durham, NC  27713
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Sponsor: Spectacular Magazine
Telephone: 919-916-1640
Contact Name: Phyllis Coley
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The Arc of the Triangle, Allegiant Air and The Arc of the North Carolina will co-host a Wings for Autism® event at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in partnership with the Transportation...

Cost: Free

Where:
Raleigh-Durham International Airport
2400 John Brantley Blvd.
Morrisville, NC  27560
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Telephone: 919-942-5119 x117
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The Arc of the Triangle, Allegiant Air and The Arc of the North Carolina will co-host a Wings for Autism® event at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in partnership with the Transportation...

Cost: Free

Where:
Raleigh-Durham International Airport
2400 John Brantley Blvd.
Morrisville, NC  27560
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Telephone: 919-942-5119 x117
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The Arc of the Triangle, Allegiant Air and The Arc of the North Carolina will co-host a Wings for Autism event at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in partnership with the Transportation...

Cost: Free

Where:
Raleigh-Durham International Airport
2400 John Brantley Blvd.
Morrisville, NC  27560
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Telephone: 919-942-5119 x117
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Discover how farmers preserved their food in the days before refrigeration. Learn about drying, pickling, canning and other techniques. All ages.  ages. Registration not...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27603
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Sponsor: Historic Yates Mill County Park
Telephone: 919-856-6675
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Tour the farm, spend time with farmers who care about the environment and meet friendly animals. Tickets must be purchased online; the farm is not open for drop-ins.

Cost: $10/person

Where:
Hux Family Farm
1923 Shaw Rd.
Durham, NC  27704
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Learn about the importance of trees through games and hands-on activities. Make paper and  discover the goods that we get from trees. All ages with adult. Registration required...

Cost: $1/person

Where:
Crowder County Park
4709 Ten-Ten Rd.
Apex, NC  27539
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Sponsor: Crowder County Park
Telephone: 919-662-2850
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Sunday, August 19, 2:00–3:00 p.m. Want to do more to help out your community park? Do you like history, the environment, agriculture and/or the arts? Consider volunteering at Yates Mill! Join us...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC  27603
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Sponsor: Historic Yates Mill County Park
Telephone: 919-856-6675

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Enjoy live entertainment, hands-on projects and gallery hunts.

Cost: Free

Where:
Nasher Museum of Art
2001 Campus Dr.
Durham, NC  27705
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Little ones enjoy storytime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
Cary, NC  27616
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Study the vital role that wetland ecosystems play. Net macroinvertebrates, learn how to identify them and discuss their value in the aquatic environment. Wander through some of Lake...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lake Crabtree County Park
1400 Aviation Pkwy.
Morrisville, NC  27560
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Sponsor: Lake Crabtree County Park
Telephone: 191-946-03355
Contact Name: Carol Cunningham
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Enjoy activities inspired by the boo, "Mind Your Manners, B.B. Wolf," by Judy Sierra. Ages 4-9. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Hillsborough Library
137 West Margaret Ln.
Inside McDougle Middle School
Hillsborough, NC  27278
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Sponsor: Orange County Library
Telephone: 191-924-52525
Contact Name: Beth Hawkins
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Enjoy live entertainment, hands-on projects and gallery hunts.

Cost: Free

Where:
Nasher Museum of Art
2001 Campus Dr.
Durham, NC  27705
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Read the story by Eric Carle, and practice counting and observing similarities and differences.  A short walk to look for crickets and other insects. Ages 18 months-3 years with adult....

Cost: $2/child

Where:
Blue Jay Point County Park
3200 Pleasant Union Church Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27614
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Little ones enjoy storytime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
Cary, NC  27616
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Kids hike, make projects and engage in nature activities. Ages 5-8. Register online.

Cost: $9/resident, $12/nonresident

Where:
Stevens Nature Center/Hemlock Bluffs
2616 Kildaire Farm Rd.
Cary, NC  27518
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Telephone: 919-387-5980
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Weekly basic skills cooking class for children aged 5-10 at Whole Foods North Raleigh.  This free class meets each Tuesday at 4 p.m. and is offered by registering in advance...

Cost: Free

Where:
Whole Foods Market (North Raleigh)
8710 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC  27615
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Low-cost microcontrollers, such as the Arduino, have revolutionized the way we connect the real and virtual worlds. Learn Arduino programming and create projects using sensors...

Cost: Free

Where:
Parata Systems
106 Roche Dr.
Durham, NC  27703
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Jenna May
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Kids spend a night out in nature making memories and new friends in an old-fashioned, camp-style program. Ages 8-12. Registration required.

Cost: $15/resident, $19/nonresident

Where:
Stevens Nature Center/Hemlock Bluffs
2616 Kildaire Farm Rd.
Raleigh, NC
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Telephone: 919-387-5980
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Enjoy live entertainment, hands-on projects and gallery hunts.

Cost: Free

Where:
Nasher Museum of Art
2001 Campus Dr.
Durham, NC  27705
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Read a story about cows, compare cow breeds, and learn about life on a dairy farm. Explore how milk is made into butter, cheese and other yummy products. Wrap up with an ice cream social and taste...

Cost: $7/child

Where:
Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27603
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Sponsor: Historic Yates Mill County Park
Telephone: 919-856-6675
Contact Name: Rebecca Cope
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Little ones enjoy storytime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
Cary, NC  27616
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Learn about the exciting process that changes caterpillars into butterflies. Visit the butterfly garden while searching for butterflies and caterpillars!. Ages 3-5 with parent. Register online.

Cost: $4/child

Where:
Blue Jay Point County Park
3200 Pleasant Union Church Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27614
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Enjoy live entertainment, hands-on projects and gallery hunts.

Cost: Free

Where:
Nasher Museum of Art
2001 Campus Dr.
Durham, NC  27705
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Little ones enjoy storytime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
Cary, NC  27616
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Enjoy live entertainment, hands-on projects and gallery hunts.

Cost: Free

Where:
Nasher Museum of Art
2001 Campus Dr.
Durham, NC  27705
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Take the fast track to nature in this hands-on study of ecology. Ages 8-12. Register online.

Cost: $9/resident, $12/nonresident

Where:
Stevens Nature Center/Hemlock Bluffs
2616 Kildaire Farm Rd.
Cary, NC
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Telephone: 919-387-5980
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A wonderfully kid-paced hour featuring music, play and dancing with toddler stars singing on the mic at Cotton's gently amplified & participatory music show. Children delight in...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Pump It Up Raleigh
10700 World Trade Blvd, #112
Raleigh, NC  27617
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Sponsor: Pump it Up
Telephone: 919-828-3344
Contact Name: Owner/manager Kellie Paterson McHugh
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Little ones enjoy storytime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
Cary, NC  27616
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Walk through the Cretaceous period, the Jurassic Period and the Triassic period and experience what it was like to be among living dinosaurs. See life-size replicas of adult and baby dinosaurs, dig...

Cost: $20-$34

Where:
Raleigh Convention Center
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Personality Festival is a Roxboro tradition. Enjoy amusements rides along Main Street, food vendors, singers, dancers, craft and merchandise vendors, local businesses and more. Little Miss...

Cost: Free

Where:
Uptown Roxboro
211 N. Main St.
Roxboro, NC  27573
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Sponsor: Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 336-599-8333
Contact Name: Melissa
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Kids spend a night out in nature making memories and new friends in an old-fashioned, camp-style program. Ages 8-12. Register online. Choose course #117241

Cost: $15/resident, $19/nonresident

Where:
Stevens Nature Center/Hemlock Bluffs
2616 Kildaire Farm Rd.
Raleigh, NC
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Telephone: 919-387-5980
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Take the family for a night of jigs, reels and anything Celtic. 

Cost: $3/person

Where:
Carrboro Century Center
100 N. Greensboro St.
Carrboro, NC  27510
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Celebrate the end of the "dog days of summer" by joining a park naturalist for an evening hike around the millpond. Learn tips for observing wildlife and find out ways to identify the...

Cost: $1/person

Where:
Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27615
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Sponsor: Historic Yates Mill County Park
Telephone: 919-400-3288
Contact Name: Rebecca Cope
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Take a moonlit stroll down the Trail to the Beaver Creek bridge and back, listening and looking for nocturnal animals. Linger on the bridge to enjoy the wonderful sounds of nature and play some fun...

Cost: $1/person

Where:
American Tobacco Trail
1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Rd.
Apex, NC  27502
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Sponsor: Harris Lake County Park and the American Tobacco Trail
Telephone: 919-387-2117
Contact Name: Joanne St. Clair
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Morehead Planetarium presents a night of West African storytelling and stargazing at Historic Stagville. Learn about the oral tradition that might have been preserved by enslaved families. After...

Cost: Free. Donations welcome.

Where:
Stagville State Historic Site
5828 Old Oxford Hwy.
Durham, NC  27712
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Telephone: 191-962-00120
Contact Name: Vera Cecelski
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Camp Gladiator takes over the Durham Bulls Athletic Park featuring fun workouts designed for all fitness levels. Enjoy local vendors, music, food, gear and tons of giveaways....

Cost: Free

Where:
Durham Bulls Athletic Park
409 Blackwell St.
Durham, NC  27701
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Sponsor: Camp Gladiator
Telephone: 919-538-7606
Contact Name: Marisa Park
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Walk through the Cretaceous period, the Jurassic Period and the Triassic period and experience what it was like to be among living dinosaurs. See life-size replicas of adult and baby dinosaurs, dig...

Cost: $20-$34

Where:
Raleigh Convention Center
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Enjoy a unique weekend celebrating the history of Tweetsie Railroad, the ET&WNC Railroad and mountain culture.

Cost: $0-$45

Where:
Tweetsie Railroad
300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln.
Blowing Rock, NC  28605
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Sponsor: Tweetsie Railroad
Telephone: 180-052-65740
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Hundreds of artisans from across the Southeast, festival foods, demonstrations, a kids' play area and live music highlight the town's signature arts and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Hall Campus
316 N. Academy St.
Cary, NC  27513
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Stretch your way into creative and silly poses. Share fun memories from the summer, like building sand castles, spitting watermelon seeds, and diving into the swimming pool with our friends,...

Cost: $20 -$25

Where:
Funny Girl Farm
504 Erwin Road
Durham, NC  27707
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Telephone: 984-377-3113
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The Salvation Army of Wake County’s 7th annual Most Amazing Race Raleigh will take place Saturday, August 25 at popular locations throughout downtown Raleigh. The scavenger-hunt-like race is...

Cost: Teams must raise $300 to participate

Where:
The Salvation Army of Wake County Corps Community Center
902 Wake Forest Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27604
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Celebrate North Carolina farming culture and history at Duke Homestead. Don't miss the looping contest and Hornworm Race. This event features live music, local arts and crafts vendors, hands-on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Homestead
2828 Duke Homestead Rd.
Durham, NC  27705
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Enjoy backpacks and school supplies while they last. Sponsored by Word of Truth St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church and Carolina Pines Community Center.

Cost: Free

Where:
Carolina Pines Community Center
2305 Lake Wheeler Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27605
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Sponsor: Word of Truth St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church & Carolina Pines Comm Center
Telephone: (919) 831-6435
Contact Name: Tonya Henderson

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Go nutty for nature as children satisfy some of their curiosity about the world around them and parents share in the joy of discovery. Ages 3-5 with parent. Register online.

Cost: $10/resident, $13/nonresident

Where:
Stevens Nature Center/Hemlock Bluffs
2616 Kildaire Farm Rd.
Cary, NC
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Telephone: 919-387-5980
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Enjoy live entertainment, hands-on projects and gallery hunts.

Cost: Free

Where:
Nasher Museum of Art
2001 Campus Dr.
Durham, NC  27705
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Personality Festival is a Roxboro tradition. Enjoy amusements rides along Main Street, food vendors, singers, dancers, craft and merchandise vendors, local businesses and more. Little Miss...

Cost: Free

Where:
Uptown Roxboro
211 N. Main St.
Roxboro, NC  27573
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Sponsor: Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 336-599-8333
Contact Name: Melissa
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Children's booksellers read their favorite picture books. All ages.

Cost: Free

Where:
Quail Ridge Books
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27609
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The first Holly Springs Children's Business Fair allows children in Holly Springs and surrounding communities to showcase their entrepreneurial skills by launching their own business. Children...

Cost: Free

Where:
Holly Springs Towne Center
NC55 & New Hill Rd.
Holly Springs, NC  27540
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Sponsor: Infinity Educators, LLC
Telephone: 919-694-1908
Contact Name: Charlene Y. Dunn
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Little ones enjoy storytime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
Cary, NC  27616
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View the main power drive and milling machinery while exploring the mill's history and aspects of its preservation. All ages. Registration encouraged online; tickets available inside...

Cost: $5/adult, $3/ ages 7-16. Free for ages 6 and younger.

Where:
Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27603
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Sponsor: Historic Yates Mill County Park
Telephone: 919-856-6675
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Explore the historic heart of downtown Raleigh on a walking tour of Fayetteville Street. Tours highlight the people, places, architecture and political movements that have shaped...

Cost: Adults (18+) $10; Youth (7-17) $4; Children (6 & under) Free.

Where:
City of Raleigh Museum
220 Fayetteville St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Join staff for a morning in the gardens. Take a peek at a mini pond, composting area, pollinator garden and children’s garden. Ages 5 and older with family. Register online. 

Cost: $1/person

Where:
Blue Jay Point County Park
3200 Pleasant Union Church Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27614
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Enjoy giveaways, live entertainment, food, inflatables and more. Dog-friendly event.

Cost: Free

Where:
Lake Pine Plaza
US 64
Apex, NC  27523
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Sponsor: Lake Pine Plaza
Telephone: 919-446-5386
Contact Name: Kelly Foster

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Enjoy live music. Take a blanket or lawn chairs. Pets and alcohol not permitted.

Cost: Free

Where:
Apex Nature Park Amphitheatre
2600 Evans Rd.
Apex, NC  27502
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Sponsor: The Halle Cultural Arts Center
Telephone: (919) 249-1120
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