With the holiday season approaching, we would like to remind you that there are plenty of ways to celebrate without leaving the area. Here is a sampling by upcoming special days:
Cary is offering scary movies at the Koka Booth Amphitheatrethrough Friday, Oct. 30, for $3 per adult and free for kids under 12. On Oct. 30, Zebulon Community Center hosts “Trunk or Treat” for kids in the early evening, while the “Family Fall Day Festival” occurs Oct. 31 at Michael Blake’s Garden Center and Gift Shop in Knightdale before evening of trick-or-treating begins. Some Halloween-related activities also take place Oct. 31 at Fuquay-Varina’s “Day in Downtown” and Holly Springs’ “HollyFest”.
For those who want to dine out rather than eat in, in RaleighMargaux’s Restaurant and the Angus Barn offer buffets. Reservations are recommended for both. A less pricey option is theK&W Cafeteria buffet at Cameron Village in Raleigh.
The many activities include the Centennial Community Christmas Gala in Wake Forest and the Historic Oakwood 2009 Candlelight Tour. There will be Christmas parades held in downtown Raleigh (it’s held early, before Thanksgiving on Nov. 21), Fuquay-Varina and Zebulon (both Dec. 6). For eating out lunch or dinner Christmas day, the Irregardless Café is open in Raleigh.
New Year’s Eve
For New Year’s Eve, there is the big acorn drop in Raleigh as well, but we will tell you more about that when we approach that date. For now, enjoy the merriment and learn why Wake is not just a great place to do business, but take it easy as well.