Fall is here and in full swing in the Triangle area! We couldn’t be more thrilled to share all of its festivities with you!
If you haven’t had a chance to tour the Triangle Parade of Homes yet, this weekend and next weekend will give you one more opportunity. See the best and most beautiful in new construction from our local builders
in communities throughout Wake, Durham, Orange and Chatham counties. These stunning builds will be open for the public to tour from 12pm-5pm this Friday through Sunday! You can also view our Parade entries homes at Garden Ridge in Cary and Ramsley in Chapel Hill the next coming weekends Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm.
Another Triangle event not to be missed this month is the NC State Fair! The fun kicks off next Thursday, October 12 through October 22nd. Celebrate an amazing run of 150 years with fellow fairgoers by soaring above the midway lights on the State Fair Flyer, stuffing yourself with cotton candy and deep-fried goodies, grabbing a flight of beer or wine at the brand-new Our State Public House, catching one of the 100+ free concerts, topped off with a nightcap of fireworks! New foods you will see at that fair this year will be deep fried pumpkin pie, Cheerwine funnel cake & cake, thanksgiving eggroll, flamin’ hot Cheetos roasted corn, deep fried bacon & cheese collard bites, and much more! Also enjoy the headlining musicians this year including Ronnie Milsap, Marcy Playground, Jump Little Children, Parmalee, and crowd favorites, Chairmen of the Board and Liquid Pleasure!
The live music opportunities aren’t just limited to Dorton Arena! Catch Bruno Mars at PNC Arena this Thursday, and a bevy of great artists at The Ritz in Raleigh this month, including Matisyahu this Saturday, Blues Traveler next Wednesday the 18th, and breakout artists, Portugal. The Man, on October 26th. Get ready to Groove in the Garden on October 21st. See local favorites American Aquarium against the stunning backdrop of the Raleigh Rose Garden!
The World of Beer Fest returns to the Bull City next weekend, October 14th. Uber on over to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park to sample beers from international, national and local breweries! For Durhamites who prefer to celebrate food and fitness, the Bull City Race Fest and Food Truck Rodeo on October 22nd will be a winning event! Participants can choose from several racing distances and enjoy a fall morning of running, then treat themselves to some post-race dishes!
Join the Raleigh Convention Center for the International Festival of Raleigh October 20-22nd, where more than 71 ethnic groups will be presenting a variety of arts through dance and musical performances, visual art, calligraphy, fashion shows and textile design. Enjoy cuisines from each cultural group, global cooking workshops and coffee tastings from around the world!
Get in the spooky spirit towards the end of the month with several events at the Triangle’s favorite local haunts. The Carolina Ballet will debut their performance of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Haunted Tales” next Thursday, October 12th. The show runs through October 29th and is expected to have “the right mix of fright and delight for fans of the supernatural, both young and old.” If your crowd is more interested in treats than tricks, head on over to Durham’s Museum of Life and Science for their Pumpkin Patch Express. Every Saturday and Sunday this month, The Ellerbe
Creek Railway will be taking passengers on a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch to find their perfect pumpkin and decorate it to take home! On October 22nd, Northgate Mall will host the Paperhand Puppet Intervention for a Halloween Spooktacular. The free event will include a costume contest, local food trucks, beer and wine, and activities for kids!
There truly is something for everyone here in the Triangle! What are you looking forward to most this month?