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Apex Founders Day

Downtown Apex
Downtown Apex Saturday, April 8th 9am-5pm Free

The fourth annual Apex Founders Day celebration is Saturday April 8th, 2017, from 9am to 5pm in Historic Downtown Apex. This is a great event for anyone interested in the history of Apex, arts and crafts, or all things vintage/antique. There is NO parade but there will be a large area – at the Apex Chamber of Commerce parking lot – where exhibits and demonstrations will be set up.

Some of the activities in the Apex Chamber of Commerce parking area include:

  • Antique Cars
  • Civil War Reenactors
  • Revolutionary War Reenactors
  • Chuck Wagon & Dutch oven cooking
  • Vintage Police Equipment
  • Antique Fire Engine

Activities located inside the nearby Halle Cultural Arts Center include:

  • Special guest speakers – including Apex Mayor Lance Olive, WRAL Meteorolgist Greg Fishel, and Apex Ambassador J.C. Knowles
  • Quilters Guild
  • Woodturners Guild
  • Activities for the kids
  • A 5K race will be held in the morning (click here for 5k info), as well as the Apex Young Adult Achievement Contest along with other activities fitting to the celebration.

Visit Apex, North Carolina

If you have a group of ten or more, their Apex Ambassador would love to show you the historic downtown. They offer, free of charge, a 45 minute lecture on the history of Apex at our downtown showcase the Halle Cultural Arts Center. You also have five wonderful dining venues to choose from for lunch or dinner. Following your dining experience, they give you a walking tour of downtown and show you some wonderful places to shop.

If this sounds interesting to you contact J. C. Knowles, Apex Ambassador, at 919-772-5472.