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Saturday, October 25, 2014
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: Uptown Lexington
Summary: The festival is for people of all ages and includes a special section of rides and games for children, Piglet Land. Barbecue is served at three locations through the festival area. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Summary: This new student-curated long-term exhibit demonstrates the remarkable amount of cultural diversity found in Africa by providing an in-depth examination of five ethnic groups: the Bamileke of Cameroon, the Baule of Cote d’Ivoire, the Kuba of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Tuareg of the Western Sahara, and the Zulu of South Africa. The exhibit showcases objects from each of these cultures selected from the MOA’s significant African collections. In some cases, these are objects that have not been displayed in many years. Admission is free. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Deep Roots Market
Summary: An Intimate indie market filled with local artists, handmade and limited edition arts, crafts, jewelry, clothing, accessories, coffee, and much more. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 2- 4 p.m.
Location: Babies"R"Us
Summary: Anxious about labor & delivery? Indecisive about the childbirth method you'd like to use? Would you like to have your questions answered in a judgment free zone? Then bring your partner & meet a group of Triad area Doulas who have attended over 200 births! ...More Details
 
Boo at the Zoo     
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: North Carolina Zoo
Summary:

A magical weekend of safe daytime Halloween fun. Enjoy trick-or- treat games, magic and storytelling, live entertainment and a children's costume contest.

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Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 5-9 p.m.
Location: Burlington City Park
Summary: Enjoy an evening of Halloween fun featuring a costume contest, carnival games, rides and a spooky fireworks show. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Carrigan Farms
Summary: Conducted every October since 1975, Carrigan Farms' tractor-drawn pumpkin patch hayrides are a Triad tradition. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Cash Lovell Stables & Riding Academy
Summary: Enjoy a fun charity horse show at Cash Lovell Stables. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: Noon
Location: Barnes & Noble-Friendly Shopping Center
Summary: Storyteller Wylde Scott, author appears in costume at Friendly Center Barnes & Noble for a reading of his new book, "The Possible Police." ...More Details
 
Chili Cook-Off     
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: Cooking starts at 9 a.m; Judging at 1 p.m.; Chili Sales & People Choice Voting: 1:15 p.m.; Awards 3:30 p.m.
Location: Bethania Mill & Village Shoppes
Summary: 3-person Chili Cook-off teams; Music; Divine Llama Vineyards wine tasting; performance by Forsyth Academy Drama Club. 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards and People's Choice Award. Proceeds benefit Drama Club at Forsyth Academy. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: Saturday mornings 9 a.m.-Noon
Location: Old Salem Historic District (Adjacent to the Single Brothers' Garden at intersection of West Street and Salt Street)
Summary: The Cobblestone Farmers Market (CFM) is back in Old Salem, every Saturday morning, rain or shine. Fresh, local farm products -- in the heart of the city -- restores a tradition that began in Salem more than 200 years ago. ...More Details
 
Field of Fears     
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: Thursday, October 23: 4-9 p.m.
Friday, October 24: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, October 25: 12-9 p.m.
Sunday, October 26: 1-5 p.m.
Thursday, October 30: 4-9 p.m.
Friday, October 31: 4-9 p.m.

Location: BB&T Ballpark
Summary:

Presented by the Winston-Salem Dash and Peppercorn Theatre, this special event features a "Face Your Fears Walk," where participants of all ages will interact with exhibits to conquer their fears. These experiences will consist of live reptiles, bugs, clowns, dogs and much more. In addition to the "Face Your Fears Walk," Field of Fears will include hay rides, a spider web maze and Dash inflatables. Attendees can also build scarecrows and decorate pumpkins.

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Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: High Point Museum
Summary:

Make plans to join the museum for its fourth annual Ghost Stories in the Park. Storyteller Donna Washington will be featured. Admission is free for High Point Historical Society members and $2 (plus tax) for non-members. Snacks including s'mores, popcorn and apple cider will be for sale.

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Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 2-6 p.m.
Location: Downtown Greensboro Cultural District
Summary: The Cultural District is located at the corner of Friendly Avenue and Davie Street. Ghoulash! is a great way to enjoy tons of safe, fun Halloween activities with the entire family. ...More Details
 
Gold Panning     
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Tuesday - Saturday through October 31, 2014, weather permitting
Location: Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site
Summary: Visitors can experience gold panning similar to miners over 200 years ago. The site uses dirt from historic Little Meadow Creek, where smaller gold flakes are still found on a daily basis. Instructors are available for visitors who have never panned for gold before. Any gold found may be kept as a souvenir. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Westover Church
Summary: First introduced to the nation on "America's Got Talent" these good ol' boys from the Lone Star State combine their personal charisma and powerful harmonies in a mixture of country, contemporary and operatic favorites.

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Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Old Salem Historic District
Summary:

Show off your pumpkin carving creativity and imagination at this outdoor contest. Free pumpkins will be provided; please bring your own carving tools. No pets, please. Participants will have the chance to compete for prizes in various categories, and all carved pumpkins will be lighted and displayed on the fence around Salem Square on Sunday, October 27, for the public Trick or Treat Night in Old Salem.  (Pumpkin carvers can take their jack-o-lanterns home after 7:30 p.m. that evening.)

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Date: October 25, 2014
Time: Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m.
Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday at 2 p.m.
Location: Centennial Station
Summary: It's alive! The electrifying adaptation of Mel Brooks' monstrously funny film will leave you in stitches. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: Fridays and Saturdays only through October 19. Thursdays-Sundays begin October 23.
Sundays and Thursdays: 8-10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays: 8 p.m.-midnight
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Summary: Kersey Valley Spookywoods is back for 2014 to deliver one of the largest, most terrifying Haunted Scream Parks in the country. Just one look and you know Halloween is serious business at Kersey Valley. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: Noon to 6 p.m., Sat; 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sun (Last Ticket Sold 5 p.m.)
Location: Kersey Valley
Summary: Kersey Valley's Maize Adventure is the perfect way for your family, school, home school or church group to experience a day of camaraderie and fun. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Korner's Folly
Summary: The puppet show is followed by a make and take sock puppet craft. Great for children of all ages. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: Old Salem, Horton Museum Center
Summary: Are you afraid of the dark? Come find out by joining a Legends & Lanterns walking tour at Old Salem if you dare. Once on the other side, a costumed guide will light the way by lantern through Salem's nighttime streets. Visit several haunting stops in the historic district where you will hear tales of a local ghostly legends, or interact with a person from the past. You might even catch a glimpse of a ghost or two among the historic buildings. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Summary: The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit also features a children’s ofrenda, Mexican folk art with skeleton themes, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. The exhibit includes text in English and Spanish. Admission is free. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Location: Friendly Ave. Baptist Church
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Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Location: Friendly Ave. Baptist Church
Summary: Pumpkin Decorating Contest for Kids! • Each entrant gets a Chick-fil-A sandwich voucher. • Winner gets a $25 Chick-fil-A gift card. • Drop off pumpkins by 9.30 a.m. and winner announced at 1 pm. Great selection of jewelry, holiday decorations, wreaths, hair bows, baby items, accessories, baked items and more! Wonderful gift items. Contact Nicole Keever (336-292-3567) to reserve a table by Oct 10th. Event raising money for international mission work. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Rescue Ranch
Summary: Come and help celebrate the 2nd annual Rescue Ranch Fall Festival and enjoy and exciting family event where you can meet education animals, take a hayride, paint a pumpkin, listen to live music, watch the Food Truck Throwdown, and enjoy lots of fun fall activities. This year we will also be hosting an adoption fair where guests will be able to meet adoptable animals from local rescue organizations and hopefully find a new family member. Festivities run from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Rescue Ranch, 1424 Turnersburg Hwy, Statesville, NC ...More Details
 
Run The Ranch     
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: Same day registration and packet pick up: 6:30-7:45 a.m.
Opening Ceremony: 7:45 a.m.
Mud run start: 8:05 a.m.
Awards ceremony: 9:45 a.m.
Location: Rescue Ranch
Summary: Join us in Statesville, NC on October 25th for the Inaugural Run The Ranch 5K Mud Run,presented by Rescue Ranch and Hope For The Warriors®. Participants will make their way through a set of eight different obstacles that will include mud pits, hay mounds, tunnels, ropes and more. Atlantic Coast Timing Company will be providing chip timing services for all runners. Results will be posted immediately following the run and finisher medals will be given to everyone who crosses the finish line. Awards will also be given to the top male and female overall winners and top male and female in each age category. The categories are as follows: 16-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+ Due to the nature of this race, we are only allowing runners who are 16 years of age or older to participate. Participants that are 16 – 17 MUST have parental consent—no exceptions. All participants will be expected to follow all rules to ensure their own safety and will be required to sign a waiver, stating that they understand the risks associated with this type of an obstacle event. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: International Civil Rights Center and Museum
Summary: Join dynamic leaders from the community as they conduct a story hour every Saturday. After the stories, children will complete their very own make-and-take arts activity. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1pm Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology
1-3 p.m.Sawtooth School
Location: Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology
Wingate Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27109
(336) 758-5282

Sawtooth
251 Spruce St N, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336) 723-7395
Summary: The Hispanic League is collaborating with the Sawtooth School of Visual Arts and the Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology for "Skulls & Skeletons - An Excursion Celebrating Day of the Dead". Dia de Muertos is celebrated in Mexico over several days of coinciding with the Catholic observances of All Saints' and All Souls' Days (Nov. 1 and 2). The celebration is considered to be a festive time when families remember their dead and honor the continuity of life. Please join us in celebration of this uniquely Mexican holiday! ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 5:30-8 p.m.
Location: Jamestown Public Library
Summary: Spooktacular Stories will feature Cynthia Moore Brown, the Discovery Channel's "Lydia the Ghost" expert, how is an acclaimed performer and educator. We will have children's songs and stories with Bobbie, Dr. Coffin by Dale Metz, railroad stories with Ken Huggins, a haunted hallway (by Girl Scout Troop 1806 &1860), and Halloween crafts and face painting. ...More Details
 
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Location:
Summary: The Renaissance Festival is a 16th century European style art and entertainment festival combining outdoor theater, circus entertainment, arts and crafts marketplace, a jousting tournament, a feast fit for royalty, and much much more.

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Woods of Terror     
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: Gates open at 6 p.m.
Location: Woods of Terror
Summary: Visit Woods of Terror to experience the thrills and chills of one of the Triad's most popular haunts. Fridays and Saturdays October 3-4; Thursday-Sunday October 9-31. ...More Details
 

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