Calendar

Aug
24
Sat
Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival: Cary, NC @ Cary Townhall Campus
Aug 24 all-day
Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival: Cary, NC @ Cary Townhall Campus

Join us at Cary’s Town Hall campus on Academy Street for the 43rd Annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival presented by Lane & Associates Family Dentistry. The two-day event will feature over 300 artists including featured artist JJ Jiang, Jerry Miller Award winners, live music, children’s activities, and a variety of food and drink vendors. We look forward to enjoying the Lazy Daze of summer with you!

Aug
28
Wed
Moore Square Market: Raleigh, NC @ Moore Square
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Moore Square Market: Raleigh, NC @ Moore Square

The Downtown Raleigh Alliance and the City of Raleigh have partnered to bring a new farmers market to Downtown Raleigh in the newly renovated Moore Square Park.

The Market will feature over 20 vendors along with entertainment, educational programming, and special events.

Be on the lookout for a roving Imagine Circus performer!

To foster an inclusive shopping experience that welcomes everyone to downtown, the Moore Square Market is proud to accept EBT. Additionally, the Moore Square Market will match the first $10 that each EBT shopper spends each week! Simply purchase EBT tokens at the information booth and spend your dollars like it’s a grocery store. The Moore Square Market Match dollars may be used to buy anything sold at the Moore Square Market, from fresh produce to crafts and more!

Sep
4
Wed
Moore Square Market: Raleigh, NC @ Moore Square
Sep 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Moore Square Market: Raleigh, NC @ Moore Square

The Downtown Raleigh Alliance and the City of Raleigh have partnered to bring a new farmers market to Downtown Raleigh in the newly renovated Moore Square Park.

The Market will feature over 20 vendors along with entertainment, educational programming, and special events.

Be on the lookout for a roving Imagine Circus performer!

To foster an inclusive shopping experience that welcomes everyone to downtown, the Moore Square Market is proud to accept EBT. Additionally, the Moore Square Market will match the first $10 that each EBT shopper spends each week! Simply purchase EBT tokens at the information booth and spend your dollars like it’s a grocery store. The Moore Square Market Match dollars may be used to buy anything sold at the Moore Square Market, from fresh produce to crafts and more!

Sep
18
Wed
Moore Square Market: Raleigh, NC @ Moore Square
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Moore Square Market: Raleigh, NC @ Moore Square

The Downtown Raleigh Alliance and the City of Raleigh have partnered to bring a new farmers market to Downtown Raleigh in the newly renovated Moore Square Park.

The Market will feature over 20 vendors along with entertainment, educational programming, and special events.

Be on the lookout for a roving Imagine Circus performer!

To foster an inclusive shopping experience that welcomes everyone to downtown, the Moore Square Market is proud to accept EBT. Additionally, the Moore Square Market will match the first $10 that each EBT shopper spends each week! Simply purchase EBT tokens at the information booth and spend your dollars like it’s a grocery store. The Moore Square Market Match dollars may be used to buy anything sold at the Moore Square Market, from fresh produce to crafts and more!

Sep
21
Sat
Eats, Beats, & Brews Food Truck Festival: Pineville, NC
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Eats, Beats, & Brews Food Truck Festival: Pineville, NC

Everyone’s favorite food truck rodeo is back at the Village Arboretum! Eats, Beats, and Brews returns offering a variety of your favorite local vendors while bringing something new into town! Wine and craft beer will be available for purchase, outside alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Live entertainment throughout the evening for all to enjoy and kids’ activities in store for the children!

Make sure to bring your dancing shoes and appetite!

Saturday, September 21, 2019
5:00pm-7:00pm: Heads Up Penny
7:00pm-9:00pm: Minutes and Years
Village Arboretum

Beverage Vendors:
Southern Pines Brewing Company

Food Vendors:
Berri Bowlful
The 13th Taco

Sep
25
Wed
Moore Square Market: Raleigh, NC @ Moore Square
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Moore Square Market: Raleigh, NC @ Moore Square

The Downtown Raleigh Alliance and the City of Raleigh have partnered to bring a new farmers market to Downtown Raleigh in the newly renovated Moore Square Park.

The Market will feature over 20 vendors along with entertainment, educational programming, and special events.

Be on the lookout for a roving Imagine Circus performer!

To foster an inclusive shopping experience that welcomes everyone to downtown, the Moore Square Market is proud to accept EBT. Additionally, the Moore Square Market will match the first $10 that each EBT shopper spends each week! Simply purchase EBT tokens at the information booth and spend your dollars like it’s a grocery store. The Moore Square Market Match dollars may be used to buy anything sold at the Moore Square Market, from fresh produce to crafts and more!

Oct
2
Wed
Moore Square Market: Raleigh, NC @ Moore Square
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Moore Square Market: Raleigh, NC @ Moore Square

The Downtown Raleigh Alliance and the City of Raleigh have partnered to bring a new farmers market to Downtown Raleigh in the newly renovated Moore Square Park.

The Market will feature over 20 vendors along with entertainment, educational programming, and special events.

Be on the lookout for a roving Imagine Circus performer!

To foster an inclusive shopping experience that welcomes everyone to downtown, the Moore Square Market is proud to accept EBT. Additionally, the Moore Square Market will match the first $10 that each EBT shopper spends each week! Simply purchase EBT tokens at the information booth and spend your dollars like it’s a grocery store. The Moore Square Market Match dollars may be used to buy anything sold at the Moore Square Market, from fresh produce to crafts and more!

Oct
9
Wed
Moore Square Market: Raleigh, NC @ Moore Square
Oct 9 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Moore Square Market: Raleigh, NC @ Moore Square

The Downtown Raleigh Alliance and the City of Raleigh have partnered to bring a new farmers market to Downtown Raleigh in the newly renovated Moore Square Park.

The Market will feature over 20 vendors along with entertainment, educational programming, and special events.

Be on the lookout for a roving Imagine Circus performer!

To foster an inclusive shopping experience that welcomes everyone to downtown, the Moore Square Market is proud to accept EBT. Additionally, the Moore Square Market will match the first $10 that each EBT shopper spends each week! Simply purchase EBT tokens at the information booth and spend your dollars like it’s a grocery store. The Moore Square Market Match dollars may be used to buy anything sold at the Moore Square Market, from fresh produce to crafts and more!

Oct
12
Sat
Mum Fest: New Bern, NC @ Downtown
Oct 12 – Oct 13 all-day
Mum Fest: New Bern, NC @ Downtown

MumFest is a combination of family fun, entertainment, attractions, exhibitors and great food in the beautifully restored setting of historic downtown New Bern and its waterfront. About 120,000 festival-goers enjoyed Mumfestivities in 2018. And, MumFest 2019 promises to be another fabulous fun-filled fall weekend! So be sure to mark your calendar for October 11-13, 2019!

MumFest is one of the finest award-winning festivals in the state of North Carolina. It is recognized statewide as a major eastern North Carolina family festival, and has received numerous awards over the years to include Best NC Main Street Downtown Event, Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 October events, and the Sun Journal Reader’s Choice winner as Best Festival for many years running. MumFest is a great weekend for visitors of all ages!

Oct
18
Fri
Appalachian State University Homecoming Parade: Boone, NC @ Downtown Boone
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Appalachian State University Homecoming Parade: Boone, NC @ Downtown Boone

The 2019 Appalachian State University Homecoming Parade will take place on Friday, October 18th, at 7:00 p.m. The parade will travel along King Street in downtown Boone. The Town of Boone and Appalachian State are working together to ensure the safety of all guests and to keep traffic disruption to a minimum. Visitors to downtown will be able to park in any of the Town of Boone public parking lots, or on King Street. For optimal parking and parade-viewing sights, please arrive in downtown no later than 6:15 p.m. Streets will close just prior to the parade step off at 7:00 p.m. All traffic lanes through downtown will remain open until that time.

 2019 Homecoming Parade Route COMING SOON!!!

 We hope to see you there!

APPtoberfest: Boone, NC @ Peacock Parking Lot
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
APPtoberfest: Boone, NC @ Peacock Parking Lot

APPtoberfest (includes live music featuring Weekend Excursion, Pep Rally, Ferris Wheel, Inflatables, and Food)

After the parade, Head over to APPtoberfest and the Homecoming Street Party. Relax and enjoy live music as you catch up with old friends at the Alumni Beer Garden.

Registration coming soon!

For additional information regarding this weekend’s Homecoming activities, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at (866) 756-ALUM(2586) or email alumni@appstate.edu.

Oct
19
Sat
Pineville Fall Fest: Pineville, NC @ Lake Park
Oct 19 all-day
Pineville Fall Fest: Pineville, NC @ Lake Park

Come out and celebrate fall!!! Enjoy games, rides, music, entertainment, food and local vendors.

Oct
26
Sat
HollyFest: Holly Springs, NC @ Jefferson L. Sugg Farm Park at Bass Lake
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
HollyFest: Holly Springs, NC @ Jefferson L. Sugg Farm Park at Bass Lake

Join us at this annual, family-friendly event as we celebrate Holly Springs and all the people, places and services that our community has to offer. Featuring local artists, businesses, food vendors, children’s activities, and local entertainment; this free event is a Holly Springs tradition.

Highlights Include:

o Enjoy live, local, entertainment throughout the day
o Get a jump start on your holiday shopping with our Arts & Crafts Alley and Harvest Market
o Play until your hearts content at the Children’s Corner, full of activities and games
o Free Kids Zone with inflatables & rides
o Food and treats for every taste
o Learn about local, non-profit community groups
o Business Expo sponsored by the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce
o Fire Truck & Police vehicles on display – Meet Cinder too!
Oct
30
Wed
Boone Boo: Boone, NC @ Downtown Boone
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Boone Boo: Boone, NC @ Downtown Boone

Every Halloween the Town of Boone hosts this community tradition in downtown Boone. The fun starts at 4:00 PM at the Watauga County Library with games and arts & crafts and a haunted tour of the Jones House Cultural and Community Center where children can enjoy tricks and treats around every corner. Trick-or-Treating with the downtown Boone merchants begins at 5:00 PM and concludes at6:00 PM. Come out and enjoy a fun, safe, and silly Halloween with your friends in downtown Boone.

Oct
31
Thu
Spooktacular on Main Street: Stuart, Virginia @ Main Street
Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Spooktacular on Main Street: Stuart, Virginia @ Main Street

Main street will be closed to traffic so families can do their trick-or-treating safely. Several churches, businesses, and groups will have plenty of candy, cider, and goodies on hand for the kids. Main street businesses will be open so parents can browse or have a treat of their own. Come on out to Main street in Stuart for fun on Halloween.

Nov
9
Sat
UNCW’s Intercultural Festival “iFest”: Wilmington, NC @ Burney Center
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
UNCW's Intercultural Festival "iFest": Wilmington, NC @ Burney Center

UNCW’s annual Intercultural Festival is a celebration of world cultures featuring music and dance, food, art and informational booths representing more than 40 countries. The booths are staffed by UNC Wilmington international students, faculty and staff, and members of the community. UNCW’s iFest fosters a sense of global community and promotes and encourages cultural understanding and appreciation

Nov
21
Thu
Cameron Village Holiday Open House: Raleigh, NC @ Cameron Village
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cameron Village Holiday Open House: Raleigh, NC @ Cameron Village

The magic of Cameron Village’s Open House returns this November. Join Cameron Village for this Raleigh holiday tradition that includes a night full of entertainment including magicians, music, aerialists– and of course, a visit from Santa!

Dec
7
Sat
25 Nights of Northern Lights: Newport News, VA @ Newport News City Center
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
25 Nights of Northern Lights: Newport News, VA @ Newport News City Center

A Holiday Celebration like no other. Check back for details closer to the event!

Dec
14
Sat
25 Nights of Northern Lights: Newport News, VA @ Newport News City Center
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
25 Nights of Northern Lights: Newport News, VA @ Newport News City Center

A Holiday Celebration like no other. Check back for details closer to the event!

Dec
21
Sat
25 Nights of Northern Lights: Newport News, VA @ Newport News City Center
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
25 Nights of Northern Lights: Newport News, VA @ Newport News City Center

A Holiday Celebration like no other. Check back for details closer to the event!