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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Weekend Offers Astronomy Days, Food Truck Rodeo, Nature & Art Fun

This weekend (Jan 23-25) offers lots of family fun across the Triangle, whether you or your kids are astronomy buffs or nature lovers, or enjoy food truck fare. Many events are geared to children and offer free admission. READ MORE

Friday, January 16, 2015

Weekend Celebrates MLK with Events, Volunteer Opportunities

The Triangle celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend and on through Monday with live music and art tributes, public speeches, volunteer efforts and a commemorative march. Children can learn about the legacy of the slain civil rights leader at special events designed for them. Catch a model train show or a cowboy rodeo in Raleigh. Or head to Carrboro to see a show where puppets come to life. READ MORE

Friday, December 12, 2014

Weekend Features Holiday Events, Performances and Santa Visits

Grab the kids and head out for a weekend (Dec. 12-14) full of holiday performances and events that include Christmas parades, live entertainment, holiday lights, hayrides, caroling, train rides, lantern tours and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Kids can swim with the jolly old elf, have their photos taken and spend time with him in a range of places and times. Your kids can even step back in time to the Victorian era for a visit with Santa at a historic site, or head out for a mall visit. If your family would rather head outdoors, search our Daily Calendar for nature programs at local parks. READ MORE

Friday, December 5, 2014

Weekend Fun: Triangle Towns Ring in Holiday Events, Winter Wonderland

Triangle towns are celebrating the joys of the holiday season this weekend (Dec. 5-7) with caroling, sledding, tree-lighting ceremonies, parades, carriage, sleigh and train rides, and visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Head out to holiday events in towns that include Apex, Benson, Cary, Durham, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Hillsborough, Knightdale, Morrisville, Pittsboro, Wake Forest and Zebulon. Browse our holiday roundup to discover what’s on tap for festivities in your town. With rain in the forecast for the weekend, don’t forget to contact the venues before you head out.

Or, step back in time to Christmases past at a historic home in the Triangle. Four historic locations will be open to visitors with special offerings:  READ MORE 

Friday, November 28, 2014

8 Fun Things to Do over Thanksgiving Break!

Looking for things to do with kids over Thanksgiving break in the Triangle? Whether you want to head out for exercise or stay in and cozy up with a good movie, here are some suggestions. Browse the links below for details. Be sure to call ahead to check schedules of events in case of inclement weather. Happy Thanksgiving!​ READ MORE

Friday, November 21, 2014

Weekend Fun: American Indian Celebration, Christmas Parade, Santa Arrives!

Head out to a range of family fun this weekend across the Triangle, from holiday celebrations that herald the arrival of Santa to those that embrace North Carolina’s heritage. On Saturday, Nov. 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., the American Indian Heritage Celebration at the N.C. Museum of History in downtown Raleigh offers a chance to learn about the state’s Indian culture. Go for craft demonstrations, hands-on activities, games, food and more entertainment for all ages. Admission is free, and you’ll have a chance to enjoy the talents of musicians, dancers, artists, storytellers and authors from North Carolina’s eight state-recognized tribes. READ MORE

Friday, November 14, 2014

Weekend: Craft and Fossil Fairs, Wizard of Oz Event, Truck Day

Are you a fan of fossils? Do your kids have a thing about trucks? What about bugs? Do your little ones like to dig in the dirt? Or would you rather browse holiday crafts fairs or soak in a holiday tree-lighting ceremony complete with live music? This weekend, you can head out to enjoy all of these activities.  READ MORE