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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!

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
Carolina Balloon Fest: Statesville, NC @ Statesville Regional Airport
Oct 19 – Oct 20 all-day
Carolina Balloon Fest: Statesville, NC @ Statesville Regional Airport

Come enjoy Carolina Balloon Fest! Attractions include live music, delicious food vendors, beer & wine, and circus performances! Join Imagine Circus Saturday and Sunday at 1 PM for their flagship show “Cirque Spectacular.” Catch a selfie with our larger than life stilt walkers roving throughout the event!

Rain or Shine… Carolina BalloonFest is open October 18-20, 2019!  
Hot Air Balloon Flights are scheduled twice daily; early morning & late afternoon. All ballooning activities including static display, tethered rides and balloon flights are weather-dependent.  The decision to inflate hot air balloons is made just prior to the scheduled ballooning activity.  Due to limited entrance points into our festival,  on Saturday, guests are encouraged to PARK by 1 PM to attend late afternoon launches. Saturday is our most popular festival day and the admissions booths will close when we reach maximum capacity. Tickets are non-refundable.

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!
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!