Friday – October 25th
Pumpkin Flotilla – Band Park, Cary
Dress in your favorite costume and join us for this special event! Bring your carved pumpkin from 4-5:30 p.m. and watch the pumpkins set sail across Bond Lake at twilight (6:30 p.m.). Enjoy food trucks, live music, face-painting, and discounted boat rentals prior to the flotilla. Float space is limited and is on a first-come basis. For more information, visit the Pumpkin Flotilla page.
Drum Circle – Downtown Cary
After the pumpkin flotilla head to downtown Cary for a family-friendly drum circle and the Cary Art Loop in Cary’s beautiful Downtown Park! One Tribe Rhythms will be hosting a drum circle with fire spinning by Caroleeena & Friends from 7pm to 8:30pm (the fire performance is at 8pm). Bring your instrument or borrow one of from the group! Join in the drum circle, singing and “low impact” West African dances. Downtown art galleries open their receptions at 6pm, new works of art are on display.
Saturday – October 26th
Roaring Raleigh Lawn Party at Moore Square – Downtown Raleigh
This unique 1920’s and 1930’s inspired event will feature dance performances and lessons, roving entertainers, model T cars, vintage clothing vendors and more in Moore Square from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.! Attendees are encouraged to dress in 1920’s attire. There will prizes for best dressed and best picnic set up. Entrance to his event is free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase on site. For more info visit the Raleigh Parks website here.
Al Strong Quintet at Irregardless Cafe – Downtown Raleigh
Every Saturday night, Irregardless Cafe hosts live jazz and cocktails starting at 9pm. Come join the fun with appetizers, hand-crafted cocktails, and jazz artists from around the country. On Saturday nights after 9pm, there is a $2.50 surcharge per person with a $10 minimum.
Sunday – October 27th
NC State Fair – LAST DAY!
Sunday is your last chance to catch the State Fair! The fair offers an experience unique to North Carolina for all who attend with free entertainment, thrilling rides and games, thousands of animals, endless family activities, competitions, vendors and creative deep
fried delights. For details visit https://www.ncstatefair.org.