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26 upcoming events.

Cops for Kids Holiday Toy Drive

October 31st 2014
Burgaw Police Department

Be part of the magic now until December 15th! Donate new, unwrapped toys or monetary donations for children and families in need. At Burgaw Police Department, 109 N. Walker St. Burgaw. Hours 8-5, M...

Cash for Christmas

November 14th 2014
Downtown Fuquay-Varina

Shopping in the historic districts of Downtown Fuquay-Varina can actually put money BACK IN YOUR POCKET. Shoppers have the chance to win $500 in Downtown dollars from participating merchants. Downto...

Nature Families: Getting Ready for Winter

December 2nd 2014
Crowder District Park
Price: 5.00

In winter, we bundle up and turn on the heat. What do animals do to get ready for winter? Discover nature’s secrets for staying warm as we play a game about preparing for winter. Learn about hibe...

Little Historians: Totally Toys

December 2nd 2014
Historic Yates Mill County Park
Price: 4.00

Children have been playing with toys and using them to learn important skills for thousands of years. Join us to read a story, explore the kinds of toys children play with around the world and make a ...

Nature Friends: Waiting for Winter

December 3rd 2014
Crowder District Park
Price: 4.00

Do you know which animals migrate south for the winter and which animals hibernate? Learn how animals prepare for winter through fun hands-on activities and games. Go on a nature walk to search fo...

Nature Watchers

December 3rd 2014
Crowder District Park
Price: 4.00

Do you know what raccoons, bats, bears and frogs all have in common? They all hibernate in the winter! Read a fun story about a bear settling down for a long winter nap and make a winter-themed cra...

9th Annual Memories for Marcus Fundraiser

December 3rd 2014
Daily Planet Cafe
Price: 20.00

Fundraiser for WakeMed Children’s Hospital through the WakeMed Foundation. Make a $20 donation to Memories for Marcus or bring a new unwrapped toy and receive a delicious buffet meal courtesy of The...

Cary Academy Holiday Shoppe is Dec. 4-6, 2014

December 4th 2014
Cary Academy

Back for its 12th year - the holiday extravaganza that puts extraordinary shopping all in one room - the Cary Academy Holiday Shoppe. 100 vendors of artisans, hand-crafters, clothing vendors and of...

Downtown Sleigh Ride

December 4th 2014
Downtown Fuquay-Varina (Historic Fuquay District)

Free holiday sleigh rides are provided on the evening of the town’s Christmas tree lighting. This is an event for the entire family that has quickly become “THE” Fuquay-Varina tradition. FVDA ...

7th Annual St. Nicholas Christmas Market

December 5th 2014
Sts Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church

Traditional European Christmas Market with food and gifts from around the world including Poland, Germany, Slovakia, Ukraine, Italy, Ireland, Scandinavia, and Mexico. Hot Slavic lunch of piroghi, kiel...

Christmas Holiday Shoppe Craft Show

December 6th 2014
St. Thomas More Church

Enjoy one-stop shopping with 65 artisans and crafters at St. Thomas More School's 11th annual holiday craft show and find the perfect gift for everyone on your Christmas shopping list! Join us in the ...

Natural Explorations: Winter Wildlife Survival Skills

December 6th 2014
Historic Yates Mill County Park

Winter is coming. Learn about seasonal changes in nature and explore how various kinds of wildlife prepare for the cold, as well as what you can do to enhance your own winter survival skills. For a...

Historic Home Tour: Christmas in Wake Forest 2014

December 6th 2014
Wake Forest Historical Museum

The Wake Forest Historic Preservation Commission and the Wake Forest Woman’s Club will present their biennial Christmas Historic Home Tour on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. This ye...

Sleigh Rides and Cider

December 6th 2014
Historic Oak View County Park

Get in the holidays spirit with your family and Historic Oak View at our annual winter event! Decorations and displays showing “Christmas at the Oak View Farm: How they celebrated from 1850 to 1950...

Enloe High School's Student Council 10th annual Charity Ball

December 6th 2014
Marbles Kids Museum

Enloe High School's Student Council is hosting its 10th annual Charity Ball, a community dance benefiting a local non-profit. This year, Enloe hopes to raise $75,000 for Inter-Faith Food Shuttle. The ...

Family Features: Microscope Mania

December 7th 2014
Crowder District Park
Price: 5.00

Bring it into focus! Have fun observing living and non-living natural objects with a magnifying glass and under the microscope. Discover what ice and crystals look like up close, then sketch wha...

Seniors Stay Fit Hike

December 9th 2014
Historic Yates Mill County Park

Walking helps you stay strong and fit! Join us for a short nature walk just for seniors. Learn to identify native plants and wildlife. Binoculars will be provided or you can bring your own. Make sure ...

Track Out Days: The Long Winter

December 9th 2014
Historic Yates Mill County Park
Price: 12.00

Tuesday-Thursday, December 9–11; 1-4 pm Track out at Yates Mill! Join us for one, two or all three days of the Long Winter! Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family really had to tough it out. Learn w...

40 th celebration fundraiser

December 10th 2014
DCCLP

To whom it may concern; We are non-profit organizations who serve adults with mental and physical disabilities in our community. We are having our 40th celebration on December 10th 2014 to honor th...

North Carolina Symphony - Holiday Pops

December 12th 2014
Jones Performing Arts Center
Price: 27.00

The Holiday Pops concert program features the full orchestra beginning with light classics that are thematically related to the holidays, and ends with arrangements of medleys of favorite carols or po...

Take a Photo with Santa at the Old Mill

December 13th 2014
Historic Yates Mill County Park
Price: 15.00

Santa is a busy guy around the winter holidays, but he's made time for us! To help raise funds to support Yates Mill, he'll be dressed up Victorian style inside the old mill. Have your picture taken w...

Home-School Days: The Spirit of Giving

December 15th 2014
Historic Yates Mill County Park

Get into the spirit of giving by helping to cut out and assemble warm fleece blankets for children in need. No sewing skills are required! All of the blankets made during this program will be donated ...

Little Sprouts: Let's Look for Evergreens

December 19th 2014
Historic Yates Mill County Park
Price: 4.00

Celebrate winter by coming to the park on "Look for an Evergreen Day"! Many types of Christmas trees grow in the wild, such as firs, spruces and pines, and the scent of fresh pine captures the feel of...

Crowder By Night: Mysteries of the Moon

December 19th 2014
Crowder District Park
Price: 5.00

Is the moon made of cheese? Is there a man in the moon? Listen to some of the stories people have told about the moon and find out if there is any truth to them. Look at the moon through a telescop...

Art in the Park: Make a Flake

December 27th 2014
Historic Yates Mill County Park

Who hasn't enjoyed the simple pleasures of cutting paper into snowflakes on a cold winter day? Come to the park center anytime between 8:30 AM and 5 PM to make some paper snowflakes of your own or mak...

Repticon Raleigh Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

January 17th 2015
North Carolina State Fairgrounds Scott Building

Repticon Raleigh is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exc...

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