Our Picks for September Fun

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Fall Harvest Celebration at Yates Mill County Park

Fall Harvest Celebration at Yates Mill County Park 

Corn-grinding tours of historic Yates Mill, costumed interpreters, a kids’ scavenger hunt, games and live performances highlight the 10th annual Fall Harvest Celebration Sept. 19, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Community displays, antique vehicle and tool displays, and food vendors round out the fun. Admission is free. wakegov.com/parks/yatesmill/pages/fallharvest.aspx.


Raleigh At-Home Dads Convention 

Stay-at-home dads, unite! The 20th Annual At-Home Dads Convention takes place Sept. 26-27 at Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh. The event showcases workshops, networking, CPR certification, men’s health sessions, social activities and more for fathers raising their children at home. Tickets are $55-$150. Register online at athomedad.org/convention. Learn more in this dad's blog, 14 Reasons to Attend the At-Home Dads Convention in Raleigh.


Dirty Dogs Extravaganza 

Dirty Dogs Spa & Boutique hosts its annual Dirty Dogs Extravaganza Sept. 26-27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day, at The Factory in Wake Forest. Take Fido and the family to enjoy contests, vendors, pet grooming, microchipping clinics, K-9 demonstrations, games for pets and kids, food trucks and more. Admission is free. Take a bag of cat or dog food for local rescue organizations. dirtydogsspa.co

Categories: Festivals, Seasonal Fun, Things To Do