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Special Event: Gallery, History/Science
Special Displays: Billy Graham's 100th Year
Special Displays: Billy Graham’s 100th Year For more than 70 years, Billy Graham proclaimed the Good News of Jesus Christ—and as we celebrate Billy’s 100th year, we are taking a look back at the remarkable ways God has used him to share the Gospel with mi...
The Billy Graham Library
Charlotte, NC

Sat 7/21/18 - Mon 12/31/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Special Event: For the Family, Religious
Special Exhibit: Billy Graham - An Extraordinary Journey
Special Exhibit: Billy Graham – An Extraordinary Journey On February 21, 2018, Billy Graham’s hope and greatest longing was realized as he entered heaven. Today, he is in the presence of his Savior, Jesus Christ. God worked through Mr. Graham’s death much...
The Billy Graham Library
Charlotte, NC

Sat 7/21/18 - Fri 11/30/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Kayaking
Wilmington GetPaddling! Meetups
We are excited to host customized demos in Wilmington for some of our most popular kayaks. In addition to our 100% satisfaction guarantee we will try to help get you on the water before purchasing a boat or paddleboard. Let us take care of loading everythi...
Great Outdoor Provision Co.
Wilmington, NC

Sat 7/21/18 - Tue 7/31/18
Special Event: Summer Camp, Children
Legendary Summer Camps 2018
This July 2018, The Festival of Legends is hosting three fantastical weeks of adventure, exploration, and learning in Durham, NC! Spaces are limited! Camps run 9:00 am to 12:30 pm, Monday through Friday, at Old Mill Farm. July 9 – 13: Theater Arts Week!...
Old Mill Farm
Durham, NC

Sat 7/21/18 - Fri 7/27/18 at 9am-12:30pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Children, General
How to Build a Story—A Writing Workshop for Young Writers with Frances O’Roark Dowell
In this five-hour workshop, we’ll learn how to write a story from beginning to end. We’ll start by generating ideas and exploring the best ways to get a story rolling. Participants will learn how to develop compelling characters and construct a plot that k...
Flyleaf Books
Chapel Hill, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 10am-12:30pm
Special Event: Community Event, General, Religious
A Red Carpet Affair..."Throne Room" Worship Experience Live Recording
Red Carpet 6:30pm-7pm Worship Experience 7pm Are you a worshipper? Love being in the presence of God? This live recording is for YOU! Come spend the evening in the presence of God with your host for the evening, Tereeke' Hutcheson, Yahweh Mime of Jermel ...
Garner Performing Arts Center
Garner, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 7pm-9pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Tour
A Taste of Downtown Raleigh with Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours
The capital of North Carolina is home to some of the most dynamic restaurants in the country. Known for effortlessly blending modern architecture with historic buildings and monuments, Raleigh showcases fine dining and eclectic eateries. Whether you’re a r...
City of Raleigh Museum
Raleigh, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 1:45pm till 5pm, 3:45pm till 7pm
Fri 7/27/18 at 1:45pm till 5pm, 3:45pm till 7pm
Sat 7/28/18 at 1:45pm till 5pm, 3:45pm till 7pm
Fri 8/3/18 at 1:45pm till 5pm, 3:45pm till 7pm
Sat 8/4/18 at 1:45pm till 5pm, 3:45pm till 7pm
Special Event: Farmers' Market
Cary Downtown Farmers' Market
The Cary Downtown Farmers' Market is a vibrant gathering place committed to bring you the freshest local produce, meat, and eggs as well as home baked products, locally roasted coffees, locally brewed beer, fresh baked apple chips, handcrafted products lik...
Cary Downtown Farmers Market
Cary, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 8am-12:30pm
Sat 7/28/18 at 8am-12:30pm
Sat 8/4/18 at 8am-12:30pm
Sat 8/11/18 at 8am-12:30pm
Sat 8/18/18 at 8am-12:30pm
Special Event: Children
Cool Summer Nights
Every Saturday in July the park stays open late, until 9:00 p.m., so you can make more time for family memories. Enjoy evening train and stage shows, rides at dusk, and fun throughout the park.
Tweetsie Railroad
Blowing Rock, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 9am-9pm
Sat 7/28/18 at 9am-9pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Nature
Discover the Park: Walk in the Woods
Take a walk in the woods and discover the animals and plants that call our park home. Help collect data for our Natural Resource Inventory Database and other citizen science projects. All experience levels are welcome. Let's learn together! For ages 14 & u...
Crowder District Park
Apex, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 10am-11am
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Nature
Discovery Table: Bees
Stop by our free discovery table to learn about bees! Registration is not required. The display table is located by the Upper Playground.
Crowder District Park
Apex, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 1pm-3pm
Special Event: Community Event, Animals
Dog Day Afternoon
arcBARKS, the maker of healthy dog treats operated by The ARC of Greensboro, will have free samples for all dogs at this dog- and human-friendly event. Co-sponsor Shoe Crazy Wines will have refreshment for the humans, and goodies will be available from Spe...
Special Treats Chocolate Shop
Chapel Hill, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 2pm-6pm
Special Event: Children, Family/Child (Books)
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Kick-off Event
Orange County Partnership for Young Children is partnering with Kidzu Children’s Museum to host Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Kick-Off! Visit us at the table set up outside of Kidzu on Saturday, July 21, to register your child for Dolly Parton’s I...
Kidzu Children's Museum
Chapel Hill, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Gaming
Dungeons & Dragons
Come and join the Dungeons & Dragons group at the Orange County Main Library in Hillsborough for awesome fantasy storytelling and action-packed game play over refreshments. Fans and gamers 15 and up are welcome to join the game or watch and learn about D&D...
Orange County Public Library
Hillsborough, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 1pm-4pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival, Photography
Eyes on Main Street Wilson Outdoor Festival: "Main Street, a Crossroad of Cultures"
Enjoy the renowned outdoor and indoor photography festival, featuring the work of 100 prominent photographers from 38 countries. Historic Downtown Wilson is transformed into a vibrant gallery of large-scale photographs spanning six city blocks along Nash S...
Downtown Wilson
Wilson, NC

Sat 7/21/18
Sun 7/22/18
Tue 7/24/18
Wed 7/25/18
Thu 7/26/18
Special Event: For the Family, Hiking, Nature
Family Wildlife Series: Family Forest Hike
Join staff for a leisurely hike along our trails while learning how to identify plants, insects, birds and any other critters that happen along our path (not stroller accessible, so baby backpacks if needed!) Family Wildlife Series programs are open to ...
Blue Jay Point County Park
Raleigh, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 10am-11am
Special Event: Gardening
Founder's Day Sale
Our biggest sale of the year featuring 35% almost everything in stock including all plants, pottery, garden supplies, most gifts, home decor, and more. Free grilled hot dogs from 11:30am-2pm, free cold drinks & NC State Howling Cow ice cream. Enter to win ...
Homewood Nursery & Garden Center
Raleigh, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 8:30am-6pm
Special Event: Education, For the Family, General, Holiday, Tour
Historic Durham Tobacco Empire Sightseeing Tour
Historic Durham Tour: The “City of Medicine” the “Bull City” ( This tour runs every other Saturday). A bit more than a half century younger than Raleigh, Durham, grew around a railroad station established in rural Orange County. In 1849 Dr. Bartlett Dur...
Durham Visitors Center
Durham, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 1pm-4pm
Sat 7/28/18 at 1pm-4pm
Sat 8/4/18 at 1pm-4pm
Sat 8/11/18 at 1pm-4pm
Sat 8/18/18 at 1pm-4pm
Special Event: Farmers' Market
Holly Springs Farmers Market
We are a North Carolina producer/grower market committed to providing locally grown and artisanal fresh food; we connect farmers with consumers. The market showcases farm fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, free range eggs, pasture-raised meats, NC s...
Holly Springs Farmers Market
Holly Springs, NC

Sat 7/21/18 at 8:30am-12:30pm
Sat 7/28/18 at 8:30am-12:30pm
Sat 8/4/18 at 8:30am-12:30pm
Sat 8/11/18 at 8:30am-12:30pm
Sat 8/18/18 at 8:30am-12:30pm
Special Event: Animals, children
K9s in Flight Frisbee Dogs
These incredible dogs have delighted audiences nationwide at halftime shows on television. Don’t miss them live at Tweetsie Railroad! Shows at 11:00 a.m., and 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. Saturday evening show at 7:00 p.m.
Tweetsie Railroad
Blowing Rock, NC

Sat 7/21/18 - Sun 7/29/18 at 9am-9pm

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