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September 6th - 12th Triangle 2018

by Pam & Michael Davison

Welcome to a fabulous fall festival weekend! There are so many awesome festivals throughout the parks and museums this weekend to pick from with a great variety of music, culture and activities. Keep an eye on the weather, especially the 9/11 Commemoration events on Tuesday.

Thursday night at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, join them for their weekly Science Thursday with a Science Cafe and extended hours. The first Thursday of every month features some challenging Science Trivia.

Every Thursday afternoon and evening September through November, you are invited to head over to Knightdale Station Park for a Food Truck Rodeo.

SMILE will be playing a Follow Me 2 Fuquay-Varina Concert Thursday along with local craft breweries, vineyards and eateries.

Tuesday commemorates 9/11 in the Triangle with several opportunities for service. Activate Raleigh 2018 aims to mobilize volunteers with a variety of service projects and then culminates with a commemoration on Tuesday at Red Hat Amphitheater.

Fuquay-Varina will host a 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance Tuesday morning with a keynote speaker and the FVHS Chorus.

Festivals Throughout the Triangle

The State Farmers Market in Raleigh will highlight Triangle Pottery along with plenty of local produce this Saturday.

Three days, nearly 150 bands, 12 venues in downtown Raleigh, 50 totally-free day parties and 25,000 fans-it"s no wonder why Hopscotch Music Festival is time and time again named one of America"s can't-miss music events.

There will be a Pop-Pup Dog Park in Nash Square for this weekend only. Grab the leash and bring your dog downtown.

The State Fairgrounds will host the annual Holy Trinity Greek Festival. Come enjoy authentic Greek food, homemade Greek pastries, marketplace, live Greek music, Greek dance groups & more.

Saturday is AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day at the State Fairgrounds. There will be a Microchip clinic, Canine Good Citizen testing, dog sport demonstrations, My Dog Can Do That, opportunity to try agility with your dog, vendors, games for kids, and Meet The Breeds.

Bring your family to learn all about life at Duke Homestead in the 1800s. Make and take a craft of your own during Saturday's Family Day. This year's festival is focusing on including several ability levels, as well as easier access to the historic area

Come enjoy local artists, musicians, educational vendors and many more throughout the day at Knightdale's Education Festival.

Soar over to the NC Zoo Saturday and learn how they are involved in Conservation Programs in Africa.

Fun Fall Events

Historic Yates Mill Pond County Park will be giving Saturdays at the Old Mill Tours and Mill Heritage & Local History Tours on Sunday.

Prairie Ridge Ecostation welcomes young children to their Nature Stories on Thursday mornings and the whole family for Citizen Science Saturdays.

Durham"s tobacco heritage is explored through the stories and experiences of Durham residents on a Heritage Walking Tour on the second Saturday every month.

Culture in the Triangle

Works by Arsis Fruritch, Binky & Bell and Members of the Wilson Area Active Artists Association will be on display at the Halle Cultural Arts Center. Join them Friday evening for an Opening Reception.

Friday on the Front Porch of the Carolina Inn brings Counterclockwise to the stage and food trucks Porchetta and 454 Grill for your dining pleasure.

Teen Science Cafes are back at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. This Friday features some Teen Science Trivia.

The First Friday Gallery Walk returns to Downtown Raleigh with a wide variety of art, music, dining and music.

The North Carolina Museum of History invites you to join them for First Friday with an evening devoted to Sweet Potatoes.


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