Family-Friendly Festivals in April


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Frogs take center stage at Frog Fest in Apex on April 8.

Photo courtesy of Crowder District Park

North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine Annual Open House

April 1 – North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine, 1060 William Moore Dr., Raleigh. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Spend a day with animal friends and enjoy tours of the hospital, labs and grounds, animal care and dog agility demonstrations, and more. All ages. cvm.ncsu.edu/open-house.

Raulston Blooms!

April 1 – JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Rd., Raleigh. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $5/nonmember, $10/family. Free for members. Learn about bees and bugs, take part in hands-on learning activities and make garden crafts. View birdhouses from the 17th Annual Birdhouse Competition on display. Purchase tickets online. jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1393.

Spring Pottery and Glass Festival

April 1 – Cedar Creek Gallery, 1150 Fleming Rd., Creedmoor. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Enjoy pottery demonstrations, kiln openings, raku firings, glass blowing demonstrations, food trucks, live music and a raffle. cedargreekgallery.com.

Wake Forest Dirt Day

April 1 – Downtown Wake Forest. 10 a.m-3 p.m. Free. Celebrate spring and the great outdoors. Kids can play in an oversized sandbox, make wheatgrass containers for home windowsills, paint with mud, and peruse assorted fossils and animal skeletons. Adults can watch beekeeping demonstrations, learn about gardening and more. wakeforestnc.gov/dirt-day.aspx.

April Food’s Day Food Truck Rodeo

April 2 – Main Street in Downtown Garner, 111 W. Main St., Garner. Noon-5 p.m. Free. Garner’s food truck rodeo features local performers and a kids’ zone with crafts, games and more. downtowngarner.com/april-foods-day-food-truck-rodeo.

North Carolina Science Festival

April 7-23 – Various locations across the Triangle and throughout North Carolina. This multi-day celebration highlights the educational, cultural and financial impact of science in North Carolina. Through hands-on activities, lab tours, nature experiences, science talks, exhibits and performances, the festival engages a wide range of audiences while inspiring future generations. Some events require fees and/or registration. View the event schedule online. ncsciencefestival.org.

BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Expo

April 8-9 – Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $15. View spectacular Lego creations and enjoy building zones to unleash creative energy. Enjoy guest speakers and vendors selling the latest Lego sets, mini-figures and accessories. Purchase tickets online. brickuniverse.org/raleigh.

Feed Durham Festival

April 8 – Storychurch, 100 Pleasant Dr., Durham. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Celebrate spring with inflatables, face painting, free hotdogs, egg hunts, games for adults and kids, and a rock climbing wall. Take a canned food donation for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. storychurch.org.

Frog Fest

April 8 – Crowder District Park, 4709 Ten-Ten Rd., Apex. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Learn about frogs and the clean water that all living things need. Frog Fest features crafts, games, live music, food trucks and a meet and greet with live frogs and reptiles. Parking is available at Middle Creek High School with a free shuttle to the park. All ages. wakegov.com/parks/crowder.

Lebanese Festival

April 8 – City Plaza, 400 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. Experience the Lebanese culture with authentic cuisine, belly dancing, traditional Dabke performances, cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities and more. facebook.com/events/1823022547976858.

Live & Local: Spring Fest 2017

April 8 – Compiegne Park, 2200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Noon-8 p.m. Free. Usher in the arrival of spring with live entertainment, an artist village curated by Artsplosure and more. hillsboroughstreet.org/liveandlocal.

HOOPLA: Party in the Park

April 21 – North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. 5 p.m. Free. See the new works of art in the museum’s park and enjoy food trucks, a local DJ and Cirque de Vol performers. ncartmuseum.org.

Southern Women’s Show

April 21-23 – North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. See website for hours and to purchase tickets. $6-$12. Explore the latest in fashion, lifestyle, health, beauty and more. Enjoy special guests, food vendors, prizes and more. southernshows.com/wra.

Children’s Day Festival of Cary

April 22 – Sertoma Amphitheatre, Bond Park, 801 High House Rd. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Celebrate the diversity of all children with music, crafts and dancing. kids.ata-nc.org.

Garner Strawberry Festival

April 22 – Technology Drive off
Hwy. 42 W., Garner. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Inflatables, food trucks, craft vendors, kiddie rides, facepainting and a classic car show highlight this annual festival. facebook.com/gcccstrawberryfestival.org.

Mebane Dogwood Festival

April 22 – Downtown Mebane. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Mebane’s annual spring event showcases live entertainment, vendors, kids’ activities, a car show and more. mbamebane.com/dogwood-festival.

Spring Carnival for Children With Special Needs and Their Families

April 22 – Brooks Avenue Church of Christ, 700 Brooks Ave., Raleigh. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Children with special needs and their families enjoy rides, games, crafts, face painting, a petting zoo, local mascots and an appearance by the Spin Man. specialatbrooks.org.

Wake Forest Arbor Day

April 22 – E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Rd., Wake Forest. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Receive a tree seedling and enjoy organizations that offer special activities, treats and information related to gardening and related topics. Children can build a birdhouse and take part in art activities. wakeforestnc.gov/arbor-day.aspx.

Apex Touch-A-Truck

April 23 – Apex Community Park, 2200 Laura Duncan Rd., Apex. 1-4 p.m. Free. Children touch, climb on and ask questions about their favorite vehicles in a safe, environment. Adult supervision required. Families can enjoy a horn- and lights-free environment from 1-2 p.m. apexnc.org.

Durham Earth Day Festival

April 23 – Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St., Durham. Noon-5 p.m. Free. Celebrate Earth Day with environmental education activities and more. durhamnc.gov/1003/earth-day-festival.

Jewish Food Festival

April 23 – Levin Jewish Community Center, 1937 W. Cornwallis Rd., Durham. 11 a.m. Free. Enjoy Jewish foods, including Ashkenazi (Eastern European), Sephardic (Mediterranean) and New York deli specialties. All ages. levinjcc.org/calendar/2017jewishfoodfestival.

Touch A Truck

April 23 – The Friday Conference Center, 100 Friday Center Dr., Chapel Hill. Noon-4 p.m. $6/person or $25/max. per family. Free for ages 1 and younger. Children explore all types of vehicles in a safe, supervised environment. Kid-friendly activities, entertainment, a silent auction and food trucks round out the fun. Proceeds benefit the North Carolina Children’s Hospital and Chapel Hill Boy Scout Troop 39. The severe weather date is April 30. touchatruckchapelhill.com.

Goodguys Giant Automotive Festival

April 28-30 – North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. See website for hours and fees. View more than 1,500 vehicles through 1972 on display and enjoy a demolition derby, vendors and more. Free activities for kids will also be available. good-guys.com.

Songbird Celebration

April 29 – Blue Jay Point County Park, 3200 Pleasant Union Church Rd., Raleigh. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day and the return of feathered friends with storytelling, games, crafts and more. wakegov.com/parks/bluejay.

Spring Daze Arts and Crafts Festival and Earth Day Celebration

April 29 – Bond Park, 801 High House Rd., Cary. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Spring Daze features more than 180 North Carolina artists, entertainment on four stages, festival food, kids’ activities and the town’s annual Earth Day Celebration. townofcary.org.

Pinwheels for Prevention Family Fun Day

April 30 – Wheels Fun Park, 715 N. Hoover Rd., Durham. Noon-6 p.m. $12 advance tickets, $15 at the door. Take the family for batting cage rounds, roller-skating, mini golf, access to the fun gym and more. This Family Fun Day is hosted by the Exchange Family Center to support its efforts in preventing child abuse and neglect. Purchase tickets online. exchangefamilycenter.org/events/pinwheels-for-prevention.

 

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Cost: Free

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Raleigh Convention Center
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Cost: Free

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Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC  27603
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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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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
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Sign up for a Raleigh scavenger hunt and put on your best Nick Cage impression as you seek out the national treasures hidden in Raleigh. Via an app, be guided through the cultural, historical,...

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
Downtown Raleigh
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Sponsor: LetsRoam!
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: LetsRoam!
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Cary’s popular food truck rally also features music from local performers.

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Cary
, NC  27511


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Enjoy food trucks and live music in Downtown Park.

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Park
319 S. Academy St.
Cary, NC  27511
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Enjoy an evening of jazz music, improvisation and collage inspired by the art of Romare Bearden with music from the Raleigh Jazz Orchestra. Romare Bearden was born in Charlotte, NC and drew...

Cost: Free

Where:
Borden Building and Grounds
820 Clay Street
Raleigh, NC  27605
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Sponsor: Historic Resources and Museum Programs
Telephone: 919-996-4364
Contact Name: Borden Building at Fletcher Park
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Ages 11-17 make comfort foods inspired by the South. Register online. Choose course #124743.

Cost: $44/resident, $57/nonresident

Where:
Herbert C. Young Community Center
101 Wilkinson Ave.
Cary, NC
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Drop by the cybrary for storytime with a librarian. Activity Room 4. Preschool and kindergarten ages. No registration necessary. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Carrboro Cybrary
100 N Greensboro St
Carrboro, NC  27510
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Sponsor: Orange County Public Library
Telephone: 919-918-7387
Contact Name: Cybrary
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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
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Website »

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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
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Website »

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Sign up for a Raleigh scavenger hunt and put on your best Nick Cage impression as you seek out the national treasures hidden in Raleigh. Via an app, be guided through the cultural, historical,...

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
Downtown Raleigh
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Sponsor: LetsRoam!
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: LetsRoam!
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The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra brings timeless classics like In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000, String of Pearls and Tuxedo Junction back to the...

Cost: $50-$70/person

Where:
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
2 East South Street
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Sponsor: Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Telephone: 919-996-8700
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Enjoy storytime with Amy Godfrey. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Locopops Dessert Cafe
2618 Hillsborough St.
Durham, NC  27705
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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
View map »


Website »

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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
View map »


Website »

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Sign up for a Raleigh scavenger hunt and put on your best Nick Cage impression as you seek out the national treasures hidden in Raleigh. Via an app, be guided through the cultural, historical,...

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
Downtown Raleigh
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Sponsor: LetsRoam!
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: LetsRoam!
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Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with accompanying adult) meet a real turtle and hike to see others.  Play turtle games and bring home a rock 'turtle' in a terrarium you design. Preregister online using...

Cost: $5

Where:
Wilkerson Nature Preserve
5229 Awls Haven Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
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Sponsor: City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Telephone: 919-996-6764
Contact Name: Marti Kane
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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
View map »


Website »

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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
View map »


Website »

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Sign up for a Raleigh scavenger hunt and put on your best Nick Cage impression as you seek out the national treasures hidden in Raleigh. Via an app, be guided through the cultural, historical,...

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
Downtown Raleigh
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Sponsor: LetsRoam!
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: LetsRoam!
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Enjoy tea time for the whole family. Samples of hot tea, cold tea, and kombucha will be provided, along with games and family fun.

Cost: Free

Where:
IngenuiTea Kombucha Coffee & Tea
514 E Williams St
APEX, NC  27502
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Sponsor: IngenuiTea Brews
Telephone: 919-438-3684
Contact Name: Mark Poole
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In The Wild with Dan The Animal Man Dan brings his wild animals to Clinton, NC, followed by a free community cookout, Wednesday, July 17. 1017 Sunset Avenue, Clinton, NC 28328 (Between Pizza...

Cost: Free

Where:
Immanuel
1017 Sunset Ave
Clinton, NC  28328
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Telephone: 910-592-3854
Contact Name: Will Matthews
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Join park staff for an informal fishing experience for the whole family. Bring your own poles or borrow one of ours through the Tackle Loaner Program. Bait and basic instruction are provided. All...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lake Crabtree County Park
1400 Aviation Pkwy.
Morrisville, NC  27560
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Sponsor: Lake Crabtree County Park
Telephone: 919-460-3355
Contact Name: Carol Cunningham
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Ages 11 and older with special needs enjoy yoga and breathing exercises. Register online. Choose course #125023.

Cost: $9/resident, $11/nonresident

Where:
Bond Park Community Center
801 High House Rd.
Cary, NC  27513
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Kids ages 6-9 discover the creatures that live in the pond and streams at the Preserve.  The focus will be hands-on outdoor investigation and the study of living things in their habitat. ...

Cost: $5

Where:
Wilkerson Nature Preserve
5229 Awls Haven Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
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Sponsor: City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Telephone: 919-996-6764
Contact Name: Marti Kane
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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
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Parent and child ages 2-5 water plants in the native wildflower gardens. Register online. Choose course #124907.

Cost: Free

Where:
Stevens Nature Center/Hemlock Bluffs
2616 Kildaire Farm Rd.
Cary, NC
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Telephone: 919-387-5980
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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
View map »


Website »

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Sign up for a Raleigh scavenger hunt and put on your best Nick Cage impression as you seek out the national treasures hidden in Raleigh. Via an app, be guided through the cultural, historical,...

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
Downtown Raleigh
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Sponsor: LetsRoam!
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: LetsRoam!
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Ages 11 and older with special needs learn the basics of archery. Register online. Choose course #124599.

Cost: $15/resident, $20/nonresident

Where:
Bond Park Community Center
801 High House Rd.
Cary, NC  27513
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TreeRunner Raleigh’s Adventure Park Glow Night returns in July with an adventurous Safari theme! Join the TreeRunner staff and dress up in safari-themed attire. Reserve your spot early...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
TreeRunner Raleigh
12804 Norwood Rd
Raleigh, NC  27613
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Telephone: 919-410-7347
Contact Name: Jami Sowers

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Ages 14-17 learn basic cooking skills and use a recipe to create a delicious dish. Register online.

Cost: $40

Where:
The Poe Center for Health Education
224 Sunnybrook Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27610
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Ages 11 and older with special needs stroll through the woods. Register online. Choose course #124384.

Cost: $2/resident, $3/nonresident

Where:
Stevens Nature Center/Hemlock Bluffs
2616 Kildaire Farm Rd.
Cary, NC  27518
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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
View map »


Website »

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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
View map »


Website »

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Sign up for a Raleigh scavenger hunt and put on your best Nick Cage impression as you seek out the national treasures hidden in Raleigh. Via an app, be guided through the cultural, historical,...

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
Downtown Raleigh
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Sponsor: LetsRoam!
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: LetsRoam!
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Take the fast track to nature in this hands-on study of ecology. Ages 8-12. Register online. Choose course #124971.

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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Enjoy a party and summer movie under the stars. Purchase advance tickets online. 

Cost: $7/nonmember. Free for members and ages 6 and younger.

Where:
North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC  27607
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Support local artists as they perform in Wake Forest.

Cost: $5/person

Where:
Renaissance Centre for the Arts
405 Brooks St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
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Support local artists as they perform in Wake Forest.

Cost: $5/person

Where:
Renaissance Centre for the Arts
405 Brooks St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
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Celebrate World Jump Day on July 19th at Sky Zone Durham with Buy 1 Get 1 Free offer on Open jump and GLOW jump.

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
1720 Guess Road
Durham, NC  27701


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Shop for local handmade arts and crafts from local vendors. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Durham Central Park
501 Foster St.
Durham, NC  27701
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"In every flower, every stem, every leaf, a world to discover that's beyond belief!" In the Dr. Suess story, Horton the elephant finds a tiny world on a clover flower. Just like "whos", insects...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lake Crabtree County Park
1400 Aviation Pkwy.
Morrisville, NC  27560
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Sponsor: Lake Crabtree County Park
Telephone: 919-460-3355
Contact Name: Carol Cunningham
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North Carolina's food history and heritage take center stage for the day with barbecue and pie competitions, live music, arts and crafts vendors, kids' games, living history reenactors,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Homestead
2828 Duke Homestead Rd.
Durham, NC  27705
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Step back in time with our 19th-century costumed interpreters and watch the millstones at work grinding corn into meal. Tour fee: $5/Adult, $4/Senior (ages 60 & over), $3/Child (ages 7-16),...

Cost: $5/Adult, 4$/Senior (60+), $3/Child (7-16), 6&Younger 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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Preschoolers (ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult) meet a real turtle and hike to see others.  Play turtle games and bring home a rock 'turtle' in a terrarium you design. Preregister online using...

Cost: $5

Where:
Wilkerson Nature Preserve
5229 Awls Haven Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
View map »


Sponsor: City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Telephone: 919-996-6764
Contact Name: Marti Kane
Website »

More information

Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
View map »


Website »

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Enjoy a fun, festive and family-friendly event featuring a replica of the space suit worn by Neil Armstrong (step inside! perfect for photo ops!), educational activities, complimentary refreshments...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morgan Imports
113 S. Gregson St.
Durham, NC
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Ages 18 months-5 years with special needs enjoy educational and therapeutic toys with caregiver. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
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Website »

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Celebrate the wonders of the moon with a story and activity.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble Cary
760 S.E. Maynard Rd.
Cary, NC  27511
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Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with kids programs, a bungee jump station, demos, food trucks and much more.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px...

Cost: Free

Where:
North Carolina Museum of History
5 E. Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC  27502
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Sign up for a Raleigh scavenger hunt and put on your best Nick Cage impression as you seek out the national treasures hidden in Raleigh. Via an app, be guided through the cultural, historical,...

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
Downtown Raleigh
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
View map »


Sponsor: LetsRoam!
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: LetsRoam!
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Create your own apron and bake your own individual cake. Register online. Choose course #124900.

Cost: $35/resident, $45/nonresident

Where:
Herbert C. Young Community Center
101 Wilkinson Ave.
Cary, NC
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For almost 200 years, farmers brought their wheat and corn to what is now Yates Mill to have their grains ground into flour and meal. Today, you can stop by the Yates Mill visitor center to see a...

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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Celebrate graphic novels with activities including drawing, writing and exploring favorite series.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble Cary
760 S.E. Maynard Rd.
Cary, NC  27511
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Enjoy a summer movie under the stars to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Purchase advance tickets online. 

Cost: $7/nonmember. Free for members and ages 6 and younger.

Where:
North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC  27607
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