September Festivals in the Triangle


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SPARKcon in Raleigh Sept. 14-17 features activities for kids, live entertainment and more.

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Tar Heel Downtown

Sept. 1 – Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St., downtown Chapel Hill. 6-9 p.m. Free. Celebrate with the Tar Heels in downtown Chapel Hill the night before the football season’s opening game day. The event features an outdoor concert, interactive games for kids, face painting and Rameses, the Tar Heel mascot. tarheeldowntown.com.

North Carolina State University Entrepalooza

Sept. 7 – NCSU Centennial Campus, 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh. 5:30-7:30 pm. Free. Enjoy an interactive showcase from alumni, students and partners. The second half of the event will be the “Minute to Pitch It” competition, which features 15 students pitching their business venture for a chance to win $1,000. Reserve tickets online. ei.ncsu.edu/entrepalooza.

Raleigh Greek Festival

Sep 8-10 – Jim Graham Building at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. See website for hours. $3/adults, $2/ages 13-18 and seniors. Free for ages 12 and younger. Greek folk dancing, live music, traditional cuisine and a marketplace highlight this annual festival. greekfestivalraleigh.com.

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day

Sept. 9 – North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Take your dog to meet rare breeds and enjoy canine demonstrations, face-painting, contests and more. akc.org/responsible.

Knightdale Education Festival

Sept. 9 – Knightdale Station Park, 810 N. First Ave., Knightdale. 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Free. Take part in a festival that focuses on the elements of science, technology, engineering, art and math. Enjoy interactive activities, nonprofit organizations and more. knightdalenc.gov.

Oak Village Academy Grand Opening Fair

Sept. 9 – Oak Village Academy, 7711 Carpenter Fire Station Rd., Cary. 3-7 p.m. Free. Enjoy kiddie rides, costumed characters, a mini food truck rodeo, face painters and more. exploreoakvillage.com.

Canes 5K

Sept. 10 – PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh. 9 a.m. $15-$50. Take part in a 5K race around PNC Arena and surrounding areas, 100- and 200-yard kids’ dashes, inflatables, and appearances by Stormy and Carolina Hurricanes’ players. Register online. nhl.com/hurricanes/community/canes-5k.

Clayton Harvest and Music Festival

Sept. 13-17 – Downtown Clayton, E. Main St., Clayton. See website for hours. Free. Clayton’s annual fall festival showcases live entertainment, food vendors, rides, hands-on activities, local talent performances, a car show, concerts and more. claytonchamber.com/pages/harvest-festival.

SPARKcon 2017

Sept. 14-17 – Fayetteville St., downtown Raleigh. See website for hours. Free. Celebrate the best in creative expression at this festival that features live entertainment, hands-on activities for kids, food trucks and more. sparkcon.com.

Hillsborough Hog Day

Sept. 15-16 – Downtown Hillsborough. 6-10 p.m. Sept 15; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 16. Free. Enjoy local bands, contests, games and a barbecue cook-off contest. hogday.org.

15th International Food and Music Festival

Sept 16 – J. Ashley Wall Towne Square, Cyprus and Third streets, Wendell. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Taste the world while enjoying free music and dance entertainment, kids’ games and raffle prizes. thefoodfestival.com.

Bugfest

Sept. 16 – North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Experience more than 100 exhibits, crafts, games and activities at this annual festival dedicated to bugs. Sample buggy dishes prepared by local chefs. Live entertainment takes place outdoors on the plaza from 5-7 p.m. bugfest.org.

Creedmoor Music Festival

Sept. 16 – 301 N. Main St., Creedmoor. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Creedmoor’s annual music festival includes local and regional bands, food and craft vendors, free children’s activities and live demonstrations. cityofcreedmoor.org.

Dog Day in the Park

Sept. 16 – Sugg Farm at Bass Lake Park, 2401 Grigsby Ave., Holly Springs. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Dog Day features a variety of local pet-care businesses, adoptable dogs, clinics, live entertainment, contests, music and more. Friendly, leashed dogs welcome. hollyspringsnc.us/355/dog-day-in-the-park.

East Chapel Hill High Festival

Sept. 16 – East Chapel Hill High School, 500 Weaver Dairy Rd., Chapel Hill. Noon-5 p.m. Free. Enjoy a carnival featuring food trucks, games, music, face painting and more. echhs.chccs.k12.nc.us.

Fall Harvest Celebration at Yates Mill

Sept. 16 – Historic Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Enjoy storytellers, a scavenger hunt, craft demonstrations, antique vehicles and food vendors. Tour Wake County’s last operable, water-powered gristmill, where costumed interpreters lead half-hour tours and conduct corn-grinding demonstrations. Tours are $5/adult, $3 for ages 7-16. wakegov.com/parks/yatesmill.

Oktoberfest at Lafayette Village

Sept. 16 – Lafayette Village, 8450 Honeycutt Rd., Raleigh. Noon-5 p.m. Free. This German-inspired event features food, live music, face painting, train rides and more. Watch wiener dogs compete in races at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. lafayettevillageraleigh.com.

CenterFest Arts Festival

Sept. 16-17 – Downtown Durham. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 16; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 17. $5 suggested donation. CenterFest showcases 145 juried visual artists, 600 performing artists from North Carolina and educational activities for kids. centerfest.durhamarts.org.

Carnaval Latino

Sept 17 – Garner Performing Arts Center, 125 Avery St., Garner. 1-5 p.m. Free. Celebrate Latino culture with live bands, food trucks, dance performances, face painting, a piñata giveaway, crafts and more. garnernc.gov.

Benson Mule Days

Sept. 21-24 – Downtown Benson, 500 S. Market St., Benson. 6-11 p.m. See website for hours and fees. Enjoy rodeos, a mule-pulling contest, arts and crafts vendors, carnival rides, street performers and bluegrass shows. bensonmuledays.com.

Ray Price Bikefest

Sept. 22-24 – Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh. See website for hours. Free. Stunt shows, specialty rides, live music and local vendors highlight the motorcycle lifestyle. capitalcitybikefest.com.

Barbecue, Blues and Brews

Sept. 23 – Downtown Fuquay-Varina. 2-7 p.m. Free. Take the family for barbecue and live music. Barbecue tasting tickets are $10/person. fuquay-varinadowntown.com/recurring-events-2/bbq-blues-brews.

Dragon Boat Festival

Sept. 23 – Symphony Lake, 8003 Regency Pkwy., Cary. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $5/advance tickets, $8 at the door. Free for ages 12 and younger. See a variety of beautiful dragon boats on Symphony Lake. townofcary.org.

Durham Latino Festival

Sept. 23 – Rock Quarry Park, 701 Stadium Dr., Durham. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Celebrate Latino and Hispanic traditions at this annual event that also features authentic cuisine, an arts and crafts marketplace, kids’ activities and live performances. A soccer tournament takes place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. durhamnc.gov/1009/latino-festival.

East Meets West Festival

Sept. 23 – Town Hall Drive, Morrisville. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Celebrate Morrisville, Wake County’s most diverse community, with a day of food, culture and music from around the world. eastmeetswestmorrisville.org.

Kids Together Walk, Run and Roll for Inclusiveness

Sept. 23 – Kids Together Playground, 111 Thurston Dr., Cary. 10-11:30 a.m. $15/family, $5/individual. Take part in a 1.4-mile walk for inclusiveness featuring refreshments, games, raffle and a decorating station. Registration and activities begin at 10 a.m.; the walk begins at 10:30 a.m. All ages and abilities welcome. Register online. classweb.townofcary.org.

Raleigh Mini Maker Faire

Sept. 23 - Wake Technical Community College, 9101 Fayetteville Rd., Raleigh. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5/person. Enjoy interactive exhibits and demonstrations, music, food and activities for kids. Register online as an attendee. raleigh.makerfaire.com.

Youngsville Fall Festival

Sept. 23 – 125 U.S. 1-A, Youngsville. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Welcome fall’s arrival with a food truck rodeo, car show, face painting, a craft show and more. youngsvillefallfestival.com.

Carrboro Music Festival

Sept. 23-24– Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main St., Carrboro. See website for hours. Free. Enjoy live music, crafts and food. carrboromusicfestival.com.

La Fiesta del Pueblo

Sept. 24 –Fayetteville St., downtown Raleigh. Noon-7 p.m. Free. See a showcase of popular and folk music, art, dance performances, educational booths, children’s activities and food from different regions of Latin America. elpueblo.org/eng/la-fiesta-del-pueblo-2017.

Harvest Festival 2017

Sept. 30 – St. Gregorios Indian Orthodox Church, 225 Bashford Rd., Raleigh. 3-8 p.m. Free. Enjoy authentic food, stage performances, music, kids’ games and a live auction. stgregoriosnc.org.

Storytelling Festival

Sept. 30 – Historic Oak View County Park, 4028 Carya Dr., Raleigh. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Hear stories from professional storytellers and enjoy activity tents, live music and food vendors. Take a blanket or chair. wakegov.com/parks/oakview.

 

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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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June 30-August 12; 8:30 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. Come to Historic Yates Mill to see a new temporary exhibit, Rich in the Rare, on loan from the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. This...

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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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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Little ones enjoy storytime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
Cary, NC  27616
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Shop antiques, crafts and art, and enjoy food trucks at this artisan and vintage market in downtown Cary.

Cost: Free

Where:
Fidelity Bank Parking Lot
100 W. Chatham St.
Cary, NC  27511
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Contact Name: Leslie & Jessica
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Children make treasured memories while increasing their knowledge of plants and animals. Ages 7-10. Register online.

Cost: $8/resident, $10/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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Join staff and volunteers from the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society (CHAOS) and Raleigh Astronomy Club (RAC) for a free skywatching...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dorothea Dix Park
2105 Umstead Dr.
Raleigh, NC  27603
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Examine “Shinrin-yoku," a Japanese healing technique that "takes in the forest atmosphere." Visit a natural area in the park and walk in a relaxed way to receive calming,...

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
Contact Name: Rebecca Cope
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Squish, touch and feel your way through center-based activities to explore the senses.  Make a smelly painting and splash in a sink/float bucket. Ages 18 months-3 years with an...

Cost: $2/child

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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Enjoy a family-friendly movie. See the website for the movie title. Showings at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Crabtree Valley Mall
4325 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC  27612
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Little ones enjoy storytime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
Cary, NC  27616
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Observe the 41st anniversary of Elvis' passing by seeing two tribute bands, Scot Bruce and The Fab Four, face off in an adrenaline-pumping musical showdown. Purchase tickets online.

Cost: $35-$65

Where:
Fletcher Opera Theater
2 E South St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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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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Meet a favorite princess or superhero from 11 a.m.-noon and 1-2 p.m.

Cost: Free

Where:
Crabtree Valley Mall
4325 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC  27612
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Learn froggy fun facts through trivia games and activities. Discover the differences and similarities between frogs and toads. All ages with adult. Registration required online. Meet...

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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Little ones enjoy storytime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
Cary, NC  27616
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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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Take the family for Kids Night at Chick-Fil-A in Garner. Enjoy a free indoor playspace, face painting and balloon twisting with Mimi the Clown. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Chick-Fil-A
2720 Timber Dr.
Garner, NC  27529
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Sponsor: The MelodyMaker Entertainment
Telephone: (919)639-9328
Contact Name: Melody Scruggs
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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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Read "Froggie Babies" by Suzanne Farrior and make a froggy craft. Practice jumping skills, learn to "ribbitt," and examine the differences between the frogs and toads. Ages...

Cost: $4/child

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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See Happy Dan perform magic, comedy and more.

Cost: $5/person

Where:
Renaissance Centre
405 Brooks St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587
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Enjoy a Build-A-Bear activity, storytime, games and painting from 11 a.m.-noon and 1-2 p.m.

Cost: Free

Where:
Crabtree Valley Mall
4325 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC  27612
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Expand your knowledge of our local flora and fauna by exploring a different area of the park each month. Join park staff as they "nerd out" over amphibians, birds, insects, spiders, and...

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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Join park staff for an informal fishing experience for the whole family. Take your own poles or borrow one from the park through the Tackle Loaner Program. Bait and basic instruction are...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lake Crabtree County Park
1400 Aviation Parkway
Morrisville, NC  27560
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Sponsor: Lake Crabtree County Park
Telephone: 919-460-3355
Contact Name: Carol Cunningham
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Join park staff for an informal fishing experience for the whole family. Take your own poles or borrow one from the park through the Tackle Loaner Program. Bait and basic...

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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Celebrate National Tell a Joke Day by sharing some jokes with the park community. Meet in the Exhibit Hall. Drop-in program. All ages. Registration not required.

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
Contact Name: Rebecca Cope
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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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Enjoy an easy-paced and stroller-friendly walk along the greenway. Suggested for ages 3 and younger with parent. Register online. Choose course #219872.

Cost: Free

Where:
Walnut Creek Wetland Park
950 Peterson St.
Raleigh, NC  27610
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Sponsor: City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Telephone: 919-996-2761
Contact Name: Stacie Hagwood
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Little ones enjoy storytime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
Cary, NC  27616
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Ages 7-12 enjoy fashion and design activities from 11 a.m.-noon.; ages 13-18 enjoy the same activities from 1-2 p.m.

Cost: Free

Where:
Crabtree Valley Mall
4325 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC  27612
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Celebrate Raleigh's creativity under the beautiful lights and cobblestone streets of City Market. Find locally-made goods and enjoy a night filled with music and entertainment with over 30...

Cost: Free

Where:
City Market
306 Parham St
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Sponsor: Raleigh Night Market
Contact Name: Sara Buxton
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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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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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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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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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Experience the the excitement of wheelchair basketball in preparations for August Madness. Whether your team is practicing for August Madness or you're looking for a fun Friday activity, all...

Cost: Free

Where:
American Tobacco Campus YMCA 'Cage' Court
304 Blackwell Street
Durham, NC  27701
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Sponsor: Bridge II Sports
Telephone: 18668802742 x12
Contact Name: Katharine Doyle
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Take a walk with a park naturalist to explore the woods and fields at this special time of day.  Register online.

Cost: $3

Where:
Wilkerson Nature Preserve
5229 Awls Haven Dr.
Raleigh, NC  27614
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Sponsor: City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Telephone: 919-996-6764
Contact Name: Wilkerson Nature Preserve staff
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See the PG-rated movie under the stars at Booth Amphitheatre. After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother,and her friend to space in order to...

Cost: $5 ages 13 and older. Free for ages 12 and younger.

Where:
Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Pkwy.
Cary, NC  27518
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Kindergarten students entering the traditional school calendar practice a lunch line, get moving at recess, hop on a school bus and more.  

Cost: Free

Where:
Marbles Kids Museum
201 E. Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Take a walk in the woods and discover the animals and plants that call the park home. Help collect data for our Natural Resource Inventory Database and other citizen science projects. All...

Cost: Free

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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Young entrepreneurs, ages 6 -14, have an opportunity to sell their products or services to the general public. Participants can keep any profits from sales they make at the fair and will earn cash...

Cost: Free

Where:
Park West Village
Village Market Place
Morrisville, NC  27560
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Sponsor: Triangle Children's Business Fair
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Enjoy a celebration of products, services and resources for families featuring local organizations focusing on education, health and wellness, safety, special needs, child care and more....

Cost: Free

Where:
JD Lewis Multipurpose Center
2245 Garner Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27610
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Sponsor: Sunshine Family Expos
Telephone: 813-463-2712
Contact Name: Melinda Perez

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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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Enjoy an interactive dance story and craft time. Ages 3-7. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Graceful Expressions Dance Education
312 W. Chatham St., #103
Cary, NC  27511
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Sponsor: Graceful Expressions Dance Education
Telephone: 191-975-86003
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Search for snakes, salamanders, turtles and more. Ages 10-13. Register online.

Cost: $12/resident, $16/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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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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Little ones enjoy storytime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
Cary, NC  27616
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Learn more about pollinators during this family friendly event. Sample and buy local honey and honey-based products.

Cost: Free

Where:
State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St.
Raleigh, NC  27603
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Take the family for treats, music, art and more. See a special exhibit showcasing the work of Artspace's talented young artists.

Cost: Free

Where:
Artspace
201 E. Davie St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Stop by a discovery table to learn fun about the animals that live in Crowder Pond. All ages. Registration required. The display table is located at the Upper Playground.

Cost: Free

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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Explore how bees pollinate flowers and help gardens grow. Discover how bee hives work and learn the ways that bee-keepers have historically housed and cared for their hives. All...

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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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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See the PG-rated movie "Jurassic Park," part of the City of Raleigh's Movies by Moonlight series. Also enjoy food trucks. Register online....

Cost: Free

Where:
Dorothea Dix Park Flowers Field
2105 Umstead Dr.
Raleigh, NC
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Sponsor: City of Raleigh
Telephone: 919-996-6688
Contact Name: Joseph Voska
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