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Friday, October 01, 2010
 SARAFINA!  8:00PM    (Arts and Entertainment)
Location: North Carolina Central University Theatre
The North Carolina Central University Theatre presents SARAFINA! By Mbongeni Ngema The award-winning Broadway musical set in South Africa that captures the fight and triumph of the student uprisings against apartheid Oct. 1, 2, 8, 9 at 8 PM Oct. 3 & 10 at 2PM Farrison-Newton Communications Bldg. (on the campus of NCCU) $10 - Students & Seniors $15 – General Admission For Ticket information, call 919-530-5170
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 St. John's Missions BBQ  11:00 am - 7:00 pm    (Community)
Location: St. John's Baptist Church, 1615 Oberlin Road, 27608
St. John's Mission BBQ, Friday, October 1, 11 am - 7 pm provided by Bill's barbecue of Wilson, $7.25 per plate, $7.50 per lb. Drive thru available. Eat-in, carry-out; lunch deliveries inside beltline with minimum of 5 orders
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 Wake Forest Unplugged  10/1/2010 5-9pm and 10/2/2010 10am-5pm    (Community)
Location: Historic Downtown Wake Forest
The Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation is pleased to partner with the Town of Wake Forest’s “Wake Forest Unplugged”. On Friday, October 1 from 5-9pm and Saturday, October 2 from 10am-5pm, unplug your cell phones and computers and come Downtown for music, magicians and great stores!
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Saturday, October 02, 2010
 Fall Arts Fair  10am - 5pm    (Arts and Entertainment)
Location: Sertoma Arts Center
Fall Arts Fair at Sertoma Arts Center on Millbrook Rd. Saturday October 2, 10am - 5pm. This is a family-oriented art fair with live entertainment, children's art activities, nature programs, and artist demos. Buy jewelry, pottery, paintings and other hand-made crafts made by local artists at the Sertoma and Pullen Arts Centers Fall Arts Fair. (Rain date: Sunday Oct. 3 10am-5pm)
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 Harbor's Walk A Mile In Her Shoes  2:00 - 4:00PM    (Charity)
Location: Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center, Smithfield NC
Walk in stilettos, heels, flats, or flip flops to raise awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join Harbor in its inaugural walk event. Harbor is Johnston County's agency assisting victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and women in transition
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 StrollerThon 2010  9:00 a.m.    (Charity)
Location: Fred G. Bond Metro Park
The StollerThon 2010 is a three-mile walkathon to benefit Postpartum Education and Support, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to the emotional wellness of mothers. Participants can form teams or walk as individuals. The event will also feature “Tot Trot” races for kids, live entertainment and activities for the whole family. Prizes will be awarded for the most donations raised, best team name and most creatively decorated stroller. All are welcome-strollers not required!
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 Ballet and Books  1-3 PM    (Family)
Location: Barnes & Noble Traingle Town
Enjoy a day of ballet fun for the dancers and story lovers in your family on Saturday, October 2nd from 1- 3 PM when dancers from the Raleigh Dance Theatre will take center stage at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore at the Triangle Town Center in Raleigh. David Ira Rottenberg will read his new picture book, Gwendolyn, the Graceful Pig, while members of the company perform a mime/dance of the book and later present a mini-dance demonstration and mini-dance lesson. Mr. Rottenberg will sign copies of his book. The event is free.
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 Heritage Day  10am-4pm    (Family)
Location: Historic Oak View County Park
Join us for a "county fair" type event featuring lots of live animals, antique farm equipment displays, heritage crafts, handmade items, live music, antique cars, horse-drawn carriage rides, cane pole fishing, and much more! Back again this year: Captial Quilters Guild will present a fantastic display of quilts throughout the Main House which will be part of the auction with a professional auctioneer, beginning at 2pm! Also during Heritage Day, enjoy the 4-H Youth Fair Day. Food will be available for purchase throughout the event.
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 Music Tribute to Walter Hawkins  4pm    (Musical Performances)
Location: Love Christian Center & Solid Rock Ministry SE Campus 410 Lord Berkeley Road Raleigh, NC 27610
A gospel music Tribute to the Late Great Walter Hawkins featuring GENESIS Ensemble Concert
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 ParkwoodFest - 3rd Annual  11:00am-5:00pm    (Musical Performances)
Location: Parkwood United Methodist Church 5123 Revere Rd Durham nc 27713
Featuring Big Mama E & the Cool, Dented Fenders, Tavern No-Stars & Over Easy. Good Time Rock, Rhythm & Blues On the Parkwood Methodist Church grounds. The concert is free and open to the public. Food & drinks will be available. Bring your lawn chair and invite all your friends for an afternoon of great music! Donations will benefit the Open Table mission outreach to Durham's homeless.
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 Weekend Gardener Live Broadcast: Aluminum Company of NC  8-11 AM    (Station Event)
Location: Hamlin Road in Durham
Join Mike Raley and Anne Clapp this Saturday when 680 WPTF’s Weekend Gardener broadcasts live from the Aluminum Company of North Carolina on Hamlin Road in Durham. There’ll be lunch, Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream, and drawings for thousands of dollars worth of prizes. Jeff Monsein and his expert staff will all be on hand to answer your questions. Join 680 WPTF this Saturday from eight to eleven for the Weekend Gardener at the Aluminum Company of North Carolina.
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Monday, October 04, 2010
 Transplant Fundraiser  5-8pm    (Community)
Location: McDonald's at Lake Pine in Apex
Scott Robinson is needing a 2nd pancreas transplant. He will need to be gone for 3 months to either Chicago or Indianpolis following the surgery. A portion of sales from 5-8pm will be donated to his transplant fund, which is set up through National Foundation for Transplant. Someone will be available to take direct donations as well.
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Wednesday, October 06, 2010
  Moms Open Coffee Connection in Garner   10 AM    (Family)
Location: Swift Creek Coffee House 1350 5th Ave Garner, NC 27529
Are you a new mom or a mom that is new to the area? Are you looking for other moms to connect with? TriangleMommies, a local free support group for all moms living in the triangle area, is hosting an open coffee connection right in your area, and we would love for you to join us! Bring your kids or come alone, the choice is up to you! But come & meet some moms who live in your community, who are just waiting to meet you!
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Thursday, October 07, 2010
 KidsPeace Foster Care & Community Programs 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament  11:00 AM    (Charity)
Location: Crooked Creek Golf Club
KidsPeace Foster Care & Community Programs is hosting the 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament on October 7th at Crooked Creek Golf Club in Fuquay-Varina, NC. Event begins at 11:00 AM with a Shotgun Start. Cost is $75 per person or $300 per team and includes lunch, drinks, green fees, golf cart, range balls, & gift bag. All proceeds go to KidsPeace. There will also be contests and a chance to win cash and prizes. For further information or to sign up, contact Leslie Ann Jackson at 919-872-6447 or leslie.jackson@kidspeace.org.
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Friday, October 08, 2010
 Wake Forest Art After Hours  5 - 9pm    (Arts and Entertainment)
Location: Historic Downtown Wake Forest
Art comes alive in Historic Downtown Wake Forest during the second Friday of each month. Visit several gallery opening receptions, taste regional wine and listen to great music in the streets. Weather permitting, the Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation will provide horse and carriage rides.
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 Raleigh Freemasons BBQ Fundraiser  10:30 AM - 6:00PM    (Charity)
Location: Hiram 40 Masonic Lodge - 1520 Caswell Street, Raleigh, NC 27502
RALEIGH, NC - Hiram No.40 Masonic Lodge will be holding its annual pork BBQ fundraiser on October 8th, 2010 to benefit the NC Masonic Home for Children at Oxford. Traditional pork BBQ plates will be offered to the public and will include slaw, steamed veggies, and a dinner roll. Group orders are encouraged in advance. Take out and dine-in are welcome. When: Friday, October 8th, 2010 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM Where: Hiram Masonic Lodge No. 40 Cost: $7 per plate Advance Orders: please call 919-349-7874
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 Believers Community  7 pm to 9 pm    (Religious/Spiritual)
Location: Raleigh Christian Community 7000 destiny drive Raleigh 27604
Second Friday each month 10-8-10
Bruce Bandy of North Haven Church is our speaker/35 singles from 18 different churches/ Our #1 rule is we respect an individual's membership in their church/Single Christian Speaker/ Social time:7:00pm-7:30 pm/ Message:7:30 pm-8:30 pm/Social time:8:30 pm-9:00 pm.Believers Community @ Raleigh Christian
Community Church/7000 Destiny drive Raleigh 27604 Room 200 in the worship center/919-266-7000 church telephone call before 3 pm on friday.website of Raleigh Christian Community singles ministry singleheartministry.org
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 Spiritual Renewal Weekend: Choose The HIGHway: Making The Most of Life's Journey  6:00 pm    (Religious/Spiritual)
Location: Millbrook United Methodist Church, corner of Millbrook Rd. and Old Wake Forest Rd. in Raleigh
A weekend full of events - For anyone who is searching for new ways to live the Christian Life in our complex society. Ordinary men, women, youth, and children will lead discussions and share their discoveries of Christ in their lives. Everyone is welcome at any of the events, but most find that the Friday night kickoff meal is an invaluable start to the weekend. All five events are free and will be held in the Pryor Bradford building, which is the large building behind the church. A nursery will be provided. Call (919) 277-8612 for information
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Saturday, October 09, 2010
 Autumn Arts Festival – Art In Store   10 am to 5 pm    (Arts and Entertainment)
Location: Historic Downtown Wake Forest
The Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation and the Wake Forest Cultural Arts Association present “Autumn Arts Festival: Art in Store” featuring artists in each retail store and entertainment in the GC5 Vintage and Gifts Parking Lot, Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce Parking Lot, and Municipal Parking Lot on South White Street. This family friendly event will also feature children’s crafts and the Ugly Duckling Puppet Show sponsored by the Town of Wake Forest.
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 HARVEST DAY  11:00 am    (Charity)
Location: 2675 NC Hwy 242 S, Benson, NC 27504
BBQ chicken or pork plates $7.00 donation. Auction: Home decor, Baked goods, Holiday items, Gift baskets and much more. Drawing at 8 pm for Gas grill and grift card. Good food and fellowship.
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 Heritage Baptist Church Family Fun Festival  12:30 -5:30PM    (Festivals)
Location: 230 Capcom Drive, Wake Forest
Free Food, Games & Prizes,Live Entertainment, Music & Fellowship. Located off South Main Street (US1-A) behind Wake Forest Family Eye Care.
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 Health & Wellness Fair for All Ages  9:00 am - 12:00 pm    (Health and Wellness)
Location: Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church, 7506 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh
Health & Wellness Fair for All Ages to be held at Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church, 7506 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, Sat. October 9th, 2010, 9:00 am till noon. Flu shots/mist and pneumonia vaccinations will be offered. Other health screenings and information available.
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Sunday, October 10, 2010
 The Foundation of Hope      (Charity)
Location: 9401 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27617
The 22nd Annual Thad and Alice Eure Walk or Run for Hope is a10k/5k walk/run from the Angus Barn through Umstead State Park or a 1 mile nature walk around the Angus Barn lake. At the conclusion of the walk there is a celebratory festival with food, music, prizes and mental health informational booths. The Thad and Alice Eure Walk for Hope is the only annual community event in the country raising money for mental illness research. For more information contact: Bebee Bason Lee or Dena Birks.
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Wednesday, October 13, 2010
 John Shallert Presents: Increasing Sales and Profits as a Destination Business  8:00 am – 3:00 pm    (Conventions/Seminars)
Location: Historic Wake Forest @ Tuxedo Junction - 405 S Brooks St
The Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation is pleased to present world renowned destination marketer, Jon Schallert. The seminar will include 3 hours of tips and then a 90-minute marketing roundtable. Breakfast will be served and participants are welcome to visit historic downtown Wake Forest for lunch. Cost is $125 per person if registered on or before to October 4; $150 after October 4 or at the door. For more information or to register, please go to www.wakeforestdowntown.com or call 919-570-1372.
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Thursday, October 14, 2010
 Free Sleep Apnea Support   5:30 pm - 7:00 pm    (Health and Safety)
Location: Clayton Center 111 East Second St Clayton NC 27529
Free Sleep Apnea Support Group. Thursday, October 14, 5:30-7 pm. Meeting to be held at the Clayton Center (Rotary Room) 111 East Second St, Clayton. CPAP Sleep specialists will be present. CPAP pressures checked. Meal Provided. More info and RSVP call 919-870-8600 x 250 or email sleep@activehealthcare.com
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Saturday, October 16, 2010
 1st Annual Zumba & Hip Hop Benefit Jam for Breast Cancer  10:00am - 12:30pm    (Charity)
Location: Brier Creek Community Center Gymnasium
A fun and energetic way to participate in Breast Cancer Awareness month! Come out and dance for a cure!
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 Third Annual Town of Cary Citizen Diplomacy Summit 2010   8:30 AM - 1:30 PM    (Civic/Government)
Location: Cary Senior Center
Event will include panel discussions on education, economic development & humanitarian efforts led by speakers from Duke International House, Better World Books, NC Central University, SAS, Red Cross, Siemens Healthcare, Share Our Shoes, and the UNC Center for Global Initiatives. NC State Treasurer Janet Cowell will be the keynote speaker. Admission is free but registration is required at http://www.sistercitiesofcary.org. Breakfast & lunch will be provided. Seating is limited.
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 Wake Forest Downtown Clean-up!  9 – 11am    (Community)
Location: Historic Downtown Wake Forest
Are you looking for a great volunteer opportunity? Come join the Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation as we clean-up Downtown Wake Forest! We'll provide the supplies, all you need to do is sign-up. All ages are invited to participate though youth under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by a parent. To register, contact Maggie O'Neill at 919-570-1372.
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 22nd Annual Apple Harvest Festival  10:00am - 5pm    (Festivals)
Location: Downtown Waynesville, NC
The 22nd Annual Apple Harvest Festival is set for October 16th in Downtown Waynesville, NC. The Apple Harvest Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, October 16, 2010 in Historic Downtown Waynesville. The annual festival, which celebrates the harvest season in Haywood County, features handmade arts and crafts, locally-grown apples and apple products for sale. In addition, the festival also includes food vendors of all types, educational and information booths, authentic mountain music and dance groups and a children's fun area. Admission is FREE! And so is the parking.
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Sunday, October 17, 2010
 Funday Sunday Downtown – Fall Concert Series  October 17, 24, 31 November 7, 14, 21 from 2:30 - 4:30 pm    (Arts and Entertainment)
Location: Historic Downtown Wake Forest
Join the Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation as we celebrate fall with a concert series. Family activities and music will fill Downtown Wake Forest on Sundays throughout October and November.
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 Hay Day at the Hills  1-5pm    (Family)
Location: Laurel Hills Park
Hayrides, Inflatable rides, Children's activities, main stage entertainment and more! Proceeds benefit Sassafras All Children's Playground.
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 Classical Interlude – Solo, Duet & Ensemble  4:00 PM    (Musical Performances)
Location: Page-Walker Arts & History Center
The Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel are pleased to kickoff their 2010-11 Winter Concert Series with a Classical Interlude featuring performances by: Eric Dyke, North Carolina Symphony Double Bass Player; Bill and Matthew McHenry, father and son French Horn players from Cary; and Raleigh Civic Symphony and Chamber Orchestra (the orchestras at North Carolina State University) Ensemble players.
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Monday, October 18, 2010
 Principles of Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB)  6-9:00 PM    (Educational)
Location: Wendover Building, N.C. A&T State University
The Office of Continuing Studies at North Carolina A&T State University and the regional section of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) will offer Principles of Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) for 16 Mondays; 6-9:00 p.m. in the 1020 E. Wendover Building of the NC A&T campus, October 25, 2010 – February 28, 2011. CSSBB is a refresher course to prepare for the ASQ certification examination that will be held in March 2011. For further information call the A&T Office of Continuing Studies at 334-7607, email ceprodev@ncat.edu.
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  Moms Open Coffee Connection in Apex   9:30 AM    (Family)
Location: Wake Zone 6108 Old Jenks Rd Apex, NC 27523
Are you a new mom or a mom that is new to the area? Are you looking for other moms to connect with? TriangleMommies, a local free support group for all moms living in the triangle area, is hosting an open coffee connection right in your area, and we would love for you to join us! Bring your kids or come alone, the choice is up to you! But come & meet some moms who live in your community, who are just waiting to meet you!
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 ReuseConex  9:30 a.m.    (Reuse/Green)
The Reuse Alliance is hosting the first annual ReuseConex, a national convention and expo recognizing the importance of reuse. Running from Monday, Oct. 18 until Wednesday, Oct. 20, the conference and expo will be held at the North Raleigh Hilton. The event includes a re-fashion show; re-art exhibit and sale featuring work from reclaimed material artists; keynote speakers such as Garth Johnson, author of 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse; and a film screening. Tickets are available for full-conference, one day or expo only on the ReuseConex website, http://www.reuseconex.org
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Thursday, October 21, 2010
 Junior League of Raleigh A Shopping SPREE!  11am-8pm    (Charity)
Location: Raleigh Convention Center
Kick off the holiday shopping season, and shop for a cause! Proceeds from A Shopping SPREE! benefit the Junior League of Raleigh and its programs. Raleigh Convention Center. Hours vary each day. $10 for a four-day shopping pass; prices vary for special events. Visit www.ashoppingspree.org to buy tickets and for more information.
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Friday, October 22, 2010
 Junior League of Raleigh A Shopping SPREE!  9:30am-8pm    (Charity)
Location: Raleigh Convention Center
Kick off the holiday shopping season, and shop for a cause! Proceeds from A Shopping SPREE! benefit the Junior League of Raleigh and its programs. Raleigh Convention Center. Hours vary each day. $10 for a four-day shopping pass; prices vary for special events. Visit www.ashoppingspree.org to buy tickets and for more information.
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 4 Single Christian Events in 1 Night  7 pm to 1 am    (Religious/Spiritual)
Location: panera bread co, borders books, royal bean coffee & applebee's
Single Christians from 18 different churches Oct 22nd 4th Friday
Conversation and eating Panera Bread Company 4421 Six Forks Road 7 pm to 9 pm..Borders Books for coffee & conversation.This is our 50 plus single event .404 east six forks rd inside the beltline 8pm to 10pm.Games night at Royal Bean Coffee Shop 3801 hillsbourgh st Raleigh N.C. 2607 9 pm to 11 :00 pm..Applebees's-501 east Six Forks Rd inside the beltline with the night owls 11:15 to 1 am. Nightonthetown2002.tripod.com do not use www.
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 Rapture House  6 to 10 pm    (Religious/Spiritual)
Location: 1133 Benson Road Garner NC
Come experience THE event everyone's waiting for! Garner Free Will Baptist Church presents its annual RAPTURE HOUSE. October 22-24 October 29-30 6pm to 10pm This is a walk through drama. For group reservations please call the church at 919-772-6093. Garner Free Will Baptist is located at 1133 Benson Road , Garner, NC
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Saturday, October 23, 2010
 FAAN Walk for Food Allergies-Raleigh  9AM    (Charity)
Location: Bond Park, Cary NC
This is a walk to raise money to find a cure for food allergies.
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 Junior League of Raleigh A Shopping SPREE!  10:30am-6pm    (Charity)
Location: Raleigh Convention Center
Kick off the holiday shopping season, and shop for a cause! Proceeds from A Shopping SPREE! benefit the Junior League of Raleigh and its programs. Raleigh Convention Center. Hours vary each day. $10 for a four-day shopping pass; prices vary for special events. Visit www.ashoppingspree.org to buy tickets and for more information.
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 The Goathouse Refuge 2nd Annual "La Pizza Di Pulcinella"  1 pm to 6 pm    (Fund Raising Event)
Location: 680 Alton Alston Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312
Help support the Goathouse Refuge while enjoying Real Italian Pizza baked fresh in our outdoor brick oven. Original recipes by Siglinda Scarpa. Tour the Gallery & Gardens. All sales from the gallery, on this day, will be donated to the Goathouse Refuge. TOUR THE GOATHOUSE REFUGE AND VISIT WITH OUR WONDERFUL CATS UP FOR ADOPTION! Contemporary alt-country music by the Tres Chicas NC’s sensational Americana songstresses. 680 Alton Alston Rd. Pittsboro, NC 27312 919-542-6815
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Sunday, October 24, 2010
 Junior League of Raleigh A Shopping SPREE!  11 am- 5 pm    (Charity)
Location: Raleigh Convention Center
Kick off the holiday shopping season, and shop for a cause! Proceeds from A Shopping SPREE! benefit the Junior League of Raleigh and its programs. Raleigh Convention Center. Hours vary each day. $10 for a four-day shopping pass; prices vary for special events. Visit www.ashoppingspree.org to buy tickets and for more information.
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 Rapture House  6 to 10pm    (Religious/Spiritual)
Location: 1133 Benson Road
Come experience THE event everyone's waiting for! Garner Free Will Baptist Church presents its annual RAPTURE HOUSE. October 22-24 October 29-30 6pm to 10pm This is a walk through drama. For group reservations please call the church at 919-772-6093. Garner Free Will Baptist is located at 1133 Benson Road , Garner, NC
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Monday, October 25, 2010
 Desegregating Cary Panel Discussion and Book Signing  7:00 PM    (Community)
Location: Page-Walker Arts & History Center
Join local author and historian Peggy Van Scoyoc to discuss her latest book, Desegregating Cary, along with a panel of those who made it happen. The panel will include Charlie Adams, Gwen Matthews, Gwen’s younger sister Deborah Wright, and Carolyn Rogers. Find out what they endured to achieve desegregation. Hear how Cary’s successful plan became a model for other communities to follow throughout the South.
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Tuesday, October 26, 2010
 Ghost Stories at the Wayne County Museum  6:30p.m.-7:30p.m.    (Historic)
Location: Goldsboro, North Carolina
Bring the kids for an evening of spooky tales and scavenger hunts! Tuesday October 26 at 6:30 pm For more information please call (919)-734-5023 or e-mail us at: waynecountymuseu@bellsouth.net
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 More Mysteries and Secrets: Exploring Cary-Area Cemeteries  7:30 PM    (Historic)
Location: Page-Walker Arts & History Center
The Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel present “More Mysteries & Secrets: Exploring Cary-Area Cemeteries” to address some intriguing questions about another of Cary’s historic gravesites. In a fascinating presentation, the Friends will reveal the more obscure facts and questions about White Plains Cemetery, resting place of Nathaniel Jones, one of Wake County’s earliest settlers.
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Thursday, October 28, 2010
 Joel Lane Museum House presents a Tavern Party  6:30 PM    (Community)
Location: Joel Lane Musuem House - 160 South Saint Mary’s Street
Colonel Lane was a founding father of NC's capital city and an officer in the Wake County militia during the American Revolutionary War. Guests will toast him at the current location of his home that was built in about 1770. The event will include a beer tasting of delicious brews from Boylan Bridge Brew Pub. Hors d’oeuvres will be compliments of Irregardless Café, Mitch’s Tavern, & NoFo at the Pig. Music on Thursday will be provided by Southern String Band. Volunteers will be on hand to lead guests through some of the activities colonial gentlemen engaged in at taverns.
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 28th Annual Craft Creations  Noon to 7pm    (Craft Show)
Location: Quail Hollow Swim Club
28th Annual Craft Creations- 12 local crafters presenting baked goods, gifts and decorations for the holidays.
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  Moms Open Coffee Connection in Raleigh   7-9 PM    (Family)
Location: Panera Bread 7840 Alexander Promenade Place Raleigh, NC 27617
Are you a new mom or a mom that is new to the area? Are you looking for other moms to connect with? TriangleMommies, a local free support group for all moms living in the triangle area, is hosting an open coffee connection right in your area, and we would love for you to join us! Bring your kids or come alone, the choice is up to you! But come & meet some moms who live in your community, who are just waiting to meet you!
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Friday, October 29, 2010
 Last Comic Standing Live  8:30 p.m.    (Arts and Entertainment)
Location: Meymandi Concert Hall
Comedy show featuring the 2010 finalists of NBC's "Last Comic Standing" TV show, including Mike Destafano, Felipe Esparza, Tommy Johnagin, Myq Kaplan and Roy Wood Jr. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at www.progressenergycenter.com or by calling 800-745-3000.
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 Building Fund Raiser  11:00-6:30    (BBQ fundraiser)
Location: Vision Baptist Church
7633 Buffaloe Rd,Raleigh
 28th Annual Craft Creations  10am-6pm    (craft show)
Location: Quail Hollow Swim Club
Come shop for baked goods and handmade gifts, decorations, ornaments, baby sweaters, aprons, baskets, decorated glass, just to name a few items.
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 Goblins in the Park  6-8:30pm     (Halloween)
Location: Lake Benson Park
Celebrate Halloween at Lake Benson Park with this FREE fall event. There will be crafts, carnival games, hay rides, a haunted trail and costume contest. The costume contest will begin at 7pm sharp! Age groups are as follows: 2 and under, 3-5, 6-9, and 10-12. In case of rain, goodie bags will be given out under the large shelter between 6 & 7pm. For more information about volunteer opportunities at this event, visit our web site at www.GarnerNC.gov.
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 Fall Festival  6-9:00pm    (Kids)
Location: Victory Church 1250 Aversboro Rd. Garner
8th Annual Fall Festival! Join us for a night of family fun, food, games, inflatable rides, candy, prizes, and much more!! Everything is free! Rain or Shine! For more information contact Nikki Dentrone: nikki@victorychurch.nu
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Saturday, October 30, 2010
 James King Band and Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road   8PM     (Bluegrass Concert)
Location: Garner Historic Auditorium
Eight-time Traditional Male Vocalist of the Year and member of the bluegrass super group Longview, James King returns to the Garner Historic Auditorium with his good friend, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road. Affectionately referred to as “The Bluegrass Storyteller” for mesmerizing songs like “Bed by the Window” and “She Took My Breath Away,” James King has released numerous critically acclaimed albums and is always a crowd favorite.
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 Financing Options for Small Business Workshop  8:30 AM-12:30PM    (business workshop)
Location: Northern Wake Tech Campus
Sponsored by the Wake Tech Small Business Center and the Raleigh SCORE Chapter, this workshop provides an overview of what the aspiring entrepreneur needs to know about financing a new (or existing) business. After a brief introduction of some pre-requisites to securing outside funding, the workshop covers lending options such as commercial bank loans, SBA backied loans and Self-Help Credit Union loans, as well as sources of equity capital such as angel investors and venture capitalists.
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 Pink 50: Shoot Basketball Hoops to Make a Difference  8 a.m. to 1 p.m.    (Charity)
Location: Twin Oaks Feed & Supply, 8501 Kennebec Road, Willow Springs, N.C
For $1 per shot, shoot to win a free pink bag of Purina feed (limit 1 per person). Hot dog and drink lunch from 11 to 1 for $3 donation. All proceeds benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund™. Throughout the month of October, Twin Oaks Feed & Supply is sponsoring a 50/50 raffle. Tickets are $1 and proceeds will be split between the Kay Yow Cancer Fund and raffle winner. There will be in store promotions 10/28-10/30 including $1 off pink feed bags and 10% off all pink items excluding muck boots and feed.
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 Cary EMS Free Flu Clinic  08:00    (Community)
Location: 107 Medcon Court, Cary
Cary Area Emergency Medical Services will be offering a free flu clinic October 30, 2010 to the public starting at 8:00 am and until the vaccine is no longer available. You must be 4 years old and above to receive the vaccine. The clinic will be at Cary Area EMS, 107 Medcon Court just north of the intersection of Maynard Road and Kildaire Farm Road. Please park in the rear of Terry Floor Fashions. FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact Steven Cohen at 380-6909 or scohen@nc.rr.com
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 Oakwood Lantern Walk  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm    (Educational)
Location: Oakwood Cemetery, 701 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC
The annual Confederate Lantern Walk is a family-oriented event of volunteers, wearing authentic period clothing, presenting interesting and historical vignettes. Groups of visitors will be led to each site on pathways of flickering candles by ladies in period dresses of mid-19th century. At the end of the tour, refreshments will be served in the House of Memory.
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 Kids Carnival  2:00 - 5:00 PM    (Family)
Location: Landmark FWB Church in Cary NC
Come enjoy a fabulous kids carnival in a family friendly environment. Admission is free. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Prizes, candy, and games for all children under 12. Address is 9011 Chapel Hill Road, Cary, NC 27513
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 Halloween aboard the Wilmington      (Holiday Events)
Location: 212 S. Water Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Join us aboard the Wilmington for Halloween! Dress to Impress… whether adult or child, we have a party for you. Saturday, October 30th, 6pm- Costume Party for the Adults, $25 gift certificate for the best costume. Witch’s Brew and Vittles included! Full ABC Permits. $35/person. Sunday, October 31st, 1-2:30pm- Costume Party for the Kids. Join us for fun, and games, and ghost stories! $15
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 Fall Festival at Grace Baptist Church  10:00 am - 1:00 pm    (Religious/Spiritual)
Location: Grace Baptist Church, 3305 Old Milburnie Road, Raleigh
Join us for Fall Festival at Grace Baptist Church.It will be held at the church on Saturday, October 30, 2010, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.We will have games, prizes and food.We are located at 3305 Old Milburnie Road, Raleigh.Please call the church at 919-217-4487 for more information.
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 Rapture House  6 to 10 pm    (Religious/Spiritual)
Location: 1133 Benson Road Garner NC
Come experience THE event everyone's waiting for! Garner Free Will Baptist Church presents its annual RAPTURE HOUSE. October 22-24 October 29-30 6pm to 10pm This is a walk through drama. For group reservations please call the church at 919-772-6093. Garner Free Will Baptist is located at 1133 Benson Road , Garner, NC
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Sunday, October 31, 2010
 Clean Sweep Sunday Sale  12 Noon-6 PM    (Charity)
Location: reTails Thrift Shop-behind Red Lobster
50% off Storewide! . 1608 North Market Drive, Raleigh 27609. 100% of net profits are used to help the lowest income pet owners spay or neuter their pets through AnimalKind's program, THE $20 FIX. AnimalKind is a nonprofit with the mission of eliminating euthanasia of adoptable animals in the Triangle area and beyond. Shop to Stop Pet Overpopulation! 919-872-0019. New Volunteers always welcome!
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 St. John's Baptist Trunk or Treat Fall Festival  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    (Festivals)
Location: St. John's Baptist Church, 1615 A Oberlin Road, Raleigh 27608
St. John's Baptist Church Trunk or Treat Fall Festival - Sunday, October 31 - 4:00PM - 6:00PM; Costume contest, storytelling for kids, games and free refreshments
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 Spooks and Saints Concert   2PM    (Musical Performances)
Location: Garner Historic Auditorium
A chamber orchestra comprised of some of the most talented and dedicated local students from the 9th grade to college level, the Garner Sinfonia plays inspired music. Already in its eighth year of existence, this group of prodigies has generated national press coverage. The Garner Sinfonia has teamed with the Town of Garner to present two concerts for audiences of all ages this fall and early winter. The first celebrating Halloween/All Saints Day will be filled with spooky fun.
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