October 2017



Burlington City Park Amusement Rides

September 30, 2017
Start Date:

October 1, 2017
End Date:

Saturday • 10am-8pm; Sunday • 1pm - 7pm
Time:

Cost: $1 per ride or a book of 10 tickets for $8, Individual & Family Season Passes are also available!
Admission:

(336) 222-5030
Phone:

     
Description:


Original Hollywood Horror Show

September 28, 2017
Start Date:

October 1, 2017
End Date:

Friday-Sunday: 8pm-midnight; Other nights: 8pm-11pm; Open Rain or Shine
Time:

$25, Children 5 and under free. No refunds
Admission:

336-513-6938
Phone:

North Carolina's scariest haunted attraction, with its indoor and outdoor walk-through path of terror, dozens of live actors, realistic Hollywood set, props, and crazy special effects makeup, just got even better.  Fortune teller and tarot card reader on site.
Description:


North Park Farmers Market

October 3, 2017
Start Date:

October 3, 2017
End Date:

3-6pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

(336) 214-0771
Phone:

The Farmer’s Market at North Park is an exciting new frontier in Burlington’s food scene, providing farmers with a new consumer base while creating a community gathering space that provides residents with fresh, healthy food and nutrition education while being housed in a permanent structure at North Park.
Description:


Downtown Mebane First Thursdays “Chili Cook Off”  

October 5, 2017
Start Date:

October 5, 2017
End Date:

5-8pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

Historic Downtown Mebane is a fun place to be with eclectic and unique shopping, dining and activities abound! Every 1st Thursday of the month,  The shops in downtown Mebane extend store hours to 8:00pm. Many shops are offering special sales, shopping, entertainment and refreshments. Each month offers a unique theme and coordinating events.
Description:


Elon University vs. William & Mary ~ Women`s Soccer

October 5, 2017
Start Date:

October 5, 2017
End Date:

7pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-278-6750
Phone:


Front Porch Music Benefit Series featuring the Joe Cousin Band

October 5, 2017
Start Date:

October 5, 2017
End Date:

6:30-8:30pm
Time:

$5 donation suggestion
Admission:

919-568-9005
Phone:

Raising funds for local outreach such as Living Free Ministries, St. Marks Church, Humane Society and Lambs Chapel.
Description:


Downtown Mebane Annual Chili Cook-Off

October 5, 2017
Start Date:

October 5, 2017
End Date:

5-8pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

The trophy will be up for grabs when Destination Downtown business members battle it out to win the Annual Chili Cook-Off. The winner is selected by 50% of the judges vote and 50% of the popular vote.
Description:


Downtown Mebane Autumn Fest

October 7, 2017
Start Date:

October 7, 2017
End Date:

10am-5pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-212-0551
Phone:

Downtown street fair, antiques, arts & crafts with over 60 select vendors, live music from Drew Foust, Torn Corners, Gypsy Heart, The Ends, Ben Sutton, farmer's market and kid zone including pony rides and petting zoo.

Description:


Downtown Mebane Farmer’s Market

October 7, 2017
Start Date:

October 7, 2017
End Date:

7am-Noon
Time:

Free
Admission:

919-563-3555
Phone:


Elon University vs. William & Mary ~ Football

October 7, 2017
Start Date:

October 7, 2017
End Date:

2pm
Time:

$20, $15, $5
Admission:

336-278-6750
Phone:

Family Weekend
Description:


ALSapalooza

October 7, 2017
Start Date:

October 7, 2017
End Date:

5pm
Time:

$10
Admission:

336-584-4060
Phone:

The ALSapalooza music festival features some great bands along with local food, wine & beer. This is a benefit for ALS research. There will also be a silent auction with some great stuff.
Description:

Location:


Alamance Pride Festival

October 7, 2017
Start Date:

October 7, 2017
End Date:

Noon-5pm
Time:

Free
Admission:


Celebrate Cedarock! Fall Festival

October 7, 2017
Start Date:

October 7, 2017
End Date:

4-6:30pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336 229 2410
Phone:

Come celebrate the Fall with old-time farm games, hayrides, open farm tours, face painting, food, and more!         Schedule
  • Living history demonstrations and historical exhibits: 1pm-4pm
  • Historical Garret Farm Open House: 1pm-4pm
  • Hayrides: 1pm-4pm
  • Live bluegrass music by Buttermilk Creek: 2pm-4pm
  • Kids' old-time farm games (with candy and prizes): 3pm-5pm
  • Storytelling: 5pm-6pm
  Food for purchase from Danny's Cafe & Pelican's Snoballs from 1pm-6pm (cash only).
Description:

Location:


Gibsonville Garden Rail Road

October 7, 2017
Start Date:

October 7, 2017
End Date:

9am to Noon
Time:

Free
Admission:

3364490313
Phone:

Outdoor garden rail road with over 1600 feet of track and ten different loops.
Description:


Fall Family Fun Night

October 7, 2017
Start Date:

October 7, 2017
End Date:

3pm - 9pm, movie begins at 7:30pm
Time:

$6 per person, ages 3 & under free
Admission:

(336) 421-3872
Phone:

Bring the family for an evening full of carnival type games, hot dogs, chips, drinks, hot chocolate, hayrides, and more. Families can also enjoy a movie on the big outdoor screen. Bring a blanket and enjoy the popcorn as you and your family watch the movie under the stars. Rain date: Sunday, October 8th from 3pm - 9pm
Description:


Haw River 5K and 8 mile Trail Run

October 7, 2017
Start Date:

October 7, 2017
End Date:

8am
Time:

$35
Admission:

Join us for a beautiful Trail Run along the banks of the Haw River to benefit Special Olympics Alamance County. Special Olympics Alamance serves 400 adult and children athletes with developmental disabilities.  Special Olympics Alamance provides year round athletic competition in 13 sports and provides the opportunity to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, and experience joy at all levels and at no cost.  This out and back course will give you a tour of the Sellers Falls section of the Haw River and Mountains to Sea Trail.  The run will start and end in Red Slide Park in the Shadows of the historic Cone Denim Mill. This trail run is an excellent introduction to the trail running season in NC.  This is the perfect chance to warm up for the Pilot Mtn. Ultra and the Medoc Trail Races! Mark a place on your calendar for this benefit for an outstanding organization.
Description:


NC Food Rodeo

October 8, 2017
Start Date:

October 8, 2017
End Date:

Noon-5pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-584-4060
Phone:

The best food trucks in NC meet in the Haw River Valley at Grove Winery.  Free parking. Family friendly. Wine and dining area available.
Description:

Location:


Elon University vs. Northeastern ~ Women`s Soccer

October 8, 2017
Start Date:

October 8, 2017
End Date:

Noon
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-278-6750
Phone:


Burlington City Park Amusement Rides

October 7, 2017
Start Date:

October 8, 2017
End Date:

Saturday • 10am-8pm; Sunday • 1pm - 7pm
Time:

Cost: $1 per ride or a book of 10 tickets for $8, Individual & Family Season Passes are also available!
Admission:

(336) 222-5030
Phone:

     
Description:


Disney’s Beauty & The Beast

October 6, 2017
Start Date:

October 8, 2017
End Date:

Friday & Saturday: 7pm; Sunday: 2pm
Time:

Charged
Admission:


Original Hollywood Horror Show

October 6, 2017
Start Date:

October 8, 2017
End Date:

Friday-Sunday: 8pm-midnight; Other nights: 8pm-11pm; Open Rain or Shine
Time:

$25, Children 5 and under free. No refunds
Admission:

336-513-6938
Phone:

North Carolina's scariest haunted attraction, with its indoor and outdoor walk-through path of terror, dozens of live actors, realistic Hollywood set, props, and crazy special effects makeup, just got even better.  Fortune teller and tarot card reader on site.
Description:


Behind the Tombstone

October 10, 2017
Start Date:

October 10, 2017
End Date:

6-7:30pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-229-3588
Phone:

Walking cemetery tours, guided by staff of Alamance County Public Libraries. A twilight walk among the tombstones of historic Pine Hill Cemetery of Burlington, Oakwood Cemetery of Mebane, and Linwood Cemetery of Graham. Join local history librarian Lisa Kobrin for a twilight walk among the tombstones, hear ghost stories and other haunting tales from Burlington's history.
Description:


She Expo

October 12, 2017
Start Date:

October 12, 2017
End Date:

5-9pm
Time:

VIP: $25; General: $8
Admission:

336-506-3071
Phone:

An evening of fun just for the Girls! Shopping, Food, Fashion, Health and beauty. Fall & Holiday Fashion Show featuring clothing from Tanger Outlet Shopping, clothing, jewelry, gifts, accessories & more! Pampering Pavilion, free manicures, chair massage, hair & makeup denos Food vendors and wine samples, door prizes and grand prize trip giveaway. All proceeds benefit the Pink Ribbon Fund
Description:


Front Porch Music Benefit Series featuring the Joe Cousin Band

October 12, 2017
Start Date:

October 12, 2017
End Date:

6:30-8:30pm
Time:

$5 donation suggestion
Admission:

919-568-9005
Phone:

Raising funds for local outreach such as Living Free Ministries, St. Marks Church, Humane Society and Lambs Chapel.
Description:

Location:


Colonial Living Week

October 9, 2017
Start Date:

October 13, 2017
End Date:

9am-2pm
Time:

$2
Admission:

336-227-4785
Phone:

Colonial life comes alive as costumed interpreters demonstrate such skills as open-hearth cooking, musket demonstrations, candle making, and cider making.  This five-day educational program offers social studies teachers an excellent field trip opportunity.
Description:


Movies on the Lawn featuring “Pete’s Dragon”

October 13, 2017
Start Date:

October 13, 2017
End Date:

6:30pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-449-9255
Phone:

Fire Prevention Night! Bring a chair of blanket and enjoy. Popcorn & lemonade available.
Description:


Elon University vs. College of Charleston ~ Volleyball

October 13, 2017
Start Date:

October 13, 2017
End Date:

7pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-278-6750
Phone:


Haw River Ballroom presents Julien Baker

October 13, 2017
Start Date:

October 13, 2017
End Date:

Doors open at 7pm, show at 8pm
Time:

$16-18.00
Admission:

(336) 525-2314
Phone:


Wine & Song with The Radials

October 14, 2017
Start Date:

October 14, 2017
End Date:

6pm
Time:

$15
Admission:

336-584-4060
Phone:

Location:


Gibsonville Garden Rail Road & Fall Festival

October 14, 2017
Start Date:

October 14, 2017
End Date:

10 Ma to 4 PM
Time:

FREE
Admission:

3364490313
Phone:

Outdoor garden rail road with over 1600 feet of track and ten different loops.
Description:


Chess Tournament

October 14, 2017
Start Date:

October 14, 2017
End Date:

Registration: 8:15am-9:30am; Round 1 at 10am
Time:


Haw River Canoe & Kayak Boat Sale

October 14, 2017
Start Date:

October 14, 2017
End Date:

10am - Noon
Time:

Free
Admission:

(336) 260-6465
Phone:

The Haw River Canoe & Kayak - Presents:Fun - Live Music - Food & Drink New & Used - Kayaks, Canoes & Paddle Boards For Sale! LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Gordon Emerson  - Fiddlist

Description:


Elon University vs. UNCW ~ Volleyball

October 15, 2017
Start Date:

October 15, 2017
End Date:

2pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-278-6750
Phone:


Burlington City Park Amusement Rides

October 14, 2017
Start Date:

October 15, 2017
End Date:

Saturday • 10am-8pm; Sunday • 1pm - 7pm
Time:

Cost: $1 per ride or a book of 10 tickets for $8, Individual & Family Season Passes are also available!
Admission:

(336) 222-5030
Phone:

     
Description:


Alamance Artisans Annual Art Extravaganza!

October 14, 2017
Start Date:

October 15, 2017
End Date:

Saturday: 10am-5pm; Sunday: Noon-5pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-226-4495
Phone:

This year we have 25 artists presenting their personally created artwork in 1 location here in Alamance county.
Description:


Original Hollywood Horror Show

October 13, 2017
Start Date:

October 15, 2017
End Date:

Friday-Sunday: 8pm-midnight; Other nights: 8pm-11pm; Open Rain or Shine
Time:

$25, Children 5 and under free. No refunds
Admission:

336-513-6938
Phone:

North Carolina's scariest haunted attraction, with its indoor and outdoor walk-through path of terror, dozens of live actors, realistic Hollywood set, props, and crazy special effects makeup, just got even better.  Fortune teller and tarot card reader on site.
Description:


Disney’s Beauty & The Beast

October 13, 2017
Start Date:

October 15, 2017
End Date:

Friday & Saturday: 7pm; Sunday: 2pm
Time:

$9-10
Admission:


Mebane Historical Museum Monthly Program

October 16, 2017
Start Date:

October 16, 2017
End Date:

7:00pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

919-563-5054
Phone:

Annual Preservation Award, meet the homeowners and sponsors of the 2017 Harvest House Tour.
Description:


Haw River Concert in the Park

October 19, 2017
Start Date:

October 19, 2017
End Date:

6-8pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-578-5600
Phone:

Featuring music from Gipsy Danger.
Description:


The Eddy Pub and Chef Isaiah presents Beer Dinner

October 19, 2017
Start Date:

October 19, 2017
End Date:

7pm
Time:

$55 per person (plus tax & grat)
Admission:

336-525-2010
Phone:

The Menu is yet to come....though we can guarantee your 5 courses of extremely local ingredients will be delicately chosen and masterfully prepared to favorably enhance that sensationally crafted beverage from Durty Bull in front of you. We can guarantee you 5 courses of hyper-local paired with 5 different beers. Seating is limited, fun and relationships are a natural side effect to Beer Dinner evenings. Dress and conversations are Saxapahaw-casual.
Description:

Location:


Front Porch Music Benefit Series featuring the Joe Cousin Band

October 19, 2017
Start Date:

October 19, 2017
End Date:

6:30-8:30pm
Time:

$5 donation suggestion
Admission:

919-568-9005
Phone:

Raising funds for local outreach such as Living Free Ministries, St. Marks Church, Humane Society and Lambs Chapel.
Description:


Haw River Ballroom presents Leftover Salmon

October 19, 2017
Start Date:

October 19, 2017
End Date:

Doors open at 7pm, show at 8pm
Time:

$22-24.00
Admission:

(336) 525-2314
Phone:


Haw River Ballroom presents Emily Saliers of The Indigo Girls

October 20, 2017
Start Date:

October 20, 2017
End Date:

Doors open at 7pm, show at 8pm
Time:

$20-23.00
Admission:

(336) 525-2314
Phone:


Time Tattered Travels ~ from Northside to Laurelwood

October 20, 2017
Start Date:

October 20, 2017
End Date:

7pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-226-4495
Phone:

Local musicians India Cain, Keith Allen and Vattel Cherry will celebrate the launch of their new album. Supporters, friends and family of the musicians are invited to attend. The album is for sale in Picasso's at the Arts Council.
Description:

Location:


DeweyFest 4th Annual Fall Bluegrass Festival

October 20, 2017
Start Date:

October 21, 2017
End Date:

Friday 1pm till Saturday 11pm
Time:

Thursday: $20; Friday: $25; $Saturday: $25; Early bird 3-day pass: $60. www.libertyshowcase.com
Admission:

336-622-3811
Phone:

Free camping, showers, food, shuttle, vendors, dance area. Dogs must be on leash, No alcohol, bring a chair or blanket. Golf carts permitted.
Description:


Downtown Mebane Farmer’s Market

October 21, 2017
Start Date:

October 21, 2017
End Date:

7am-Noon
Time:

Free
Admission:

919-563-3555
Phone:


Cedarock Historical Farm Open House

October 21, 2017
Start Date:

October 21, 2017
End Date:

11:00am-3:00pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-229-2410 weekdays; 336-570-6759 weekends
Phone:

The farm will be open for public viewing along with living history demonstrations of farm life during the late 19th century.
Description:

Location:


“Rock Legends”, starring Mark Janicello

October 21, 2017
Start Date:

October 21, 2017
End Date:

8pm
Time:

$20
Admission:

336-222-TIXS
Phone:

..The music of Prince, Queen, Elvis "The Ling", "Tom Jones, Roy Orbinson and much more.
Description:


Instant Laughter

October 20, 2017
Start Date:

October 21, 2017
End Date:

7:30pm
Time:

$13 at the door. All proceeds benefit Elon’s theatre arts program.
Admission:

336-516-5610
Phone:

Directed by Frederick J. Rubeck “Instant Laughter” features several performing arts majors working with spontaneous suggestions from the audience to create games and humorous scenes before your eyes.
Description:


Annual Women’s Bazaar & Gumbo Fundraiser

October 21, 2017
Start Date:

October 21, 2017
End Date:

9:00am - 3:00pm (Gumbo sold 11:00am - 4:00pm)
Time:

Free (Gumbo $8.00)
Admission:

919-563-1660
Phone:

Need to get your holiday shopping started or find that unique one-of-a-kind gift? Hungry for some homemade Gumbo? The Bazaar features homemade crafts and baked goods. Highlights include woven foot stools, dish cloths, hand towels, pillows, Christmas ornaments, and much more. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. a delicious lunch of Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, Homemade Bread and Bourbon Bread Pudding will be served. Dine-in for $8 per person or Take Out a quart of Gumbo for $8. $1 Raffle tickets for the beautiful king size Joyful Memories Quilt, handmade by the ladies of Mebane Presbyterian Church, will be for sale with the drawing at 3 p.m. You do not need to be present to win.
Description:


Mebane Food Truck Saturdays

October 21, 2017
Start Date:

October 21, 2017
End Date:

11am-5pm
Time:

336-263-7675
Phone:

Mebane Food Truck Saturday's is hosting Cousins Maine Lobster.  
Description:


Pumpkin Paddle in Saxapahaw

October 21, 2017
Start Date:

October 21, 2017
End Date:

$35 per person with the canoe/kayak provided, $30 per person with your own boat. Don't forget to bring your own carved pumpkin.
Admission:

336-260-6465
Phone:

"By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes." -William Shakespeare Bring a carved pumpkin and we will attache it to your boat and either a candle or a glow stick placed in each pumpkin (provides illumination). For those not accustomed to paddling in the dark, a night-time paddle is a truly unique and special experience.
Description:


Alamance Arts Family Fun Day

October 21, 2017
Start Date:

October 21, 2017
End Date:

10-11:30am
Time:

$3 per family
Admission:

336-226-4495
Phone:

Story-telling by Nancy Slott, face painting, door prizes and visit by Arty the Mouse.
Description:

Location:


Legends & Lore at the Conservators Center

October 20, 2017
Start Date:

October 21, 2017
End Date:

Charged
Admission:

888-650-1139
Phone:

Journey into the darkness with our storytellers to discover the tales that made predators into monsters, gods, and kings. It's a Halloween experience you'll never forget!
Description:


Annual Iron Gate Winery NC Author Event

October 22, 2017
Start Date:

October 22, 2017
End Date:

2-5pm
Time:

Free; Wine tasting $7
Admission:

919-304-9463
Phone:

Featuring author Jill McCorkle.
Description:


Elon University vs. Drexel ~ Women`s Soccer

October 22, 2017
Start Date:

October 22, 2017
End Date:

1pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-278-6750
Phone:


Harvest House Tour 2017

October 21, 2017
Start Date:

October 22, 2017
End Date:

1-5pm Both Days
Time:

$15 in Advance; $20 Day of Event
Admission:

(919) 563-5054
Phone:

Experience historic Mebane from within on the 2017 Harvest House Tour. Extraordinary properties are showcased in this popular annual event. Hear first-hand the history of these amazing homes while leisurely touring them at your own pace.
Description:


Burlington City Park Amusement Rides

October 21, 2017
Start Date:

October 22, 2017
End Date:

Saturday • 10am-8pm; Sunday • 1pm - 7pm
Time:

Cost: $1 per ride or a book of 10 tickets for $8, Individual & Family Season Passes are also available!
Admission:

(336) 222-5030
Phone:

     
Description:


18th Annual Woofstock

October 21, 2017
Start Date:

October 22, 2017
End Date:

Free
Admission:

(336) 438-2023
Phone:


Benefit Concert featuring The Nelons

October 22, 2017
Start Date:

October 22, 2017
End Date:

Doors open at 6pm; Concert 7:30pm
Time:

$25 VIP; $15 general admission; $10 Children 12 & under
Admission:

336-506-3071
Phone:

Proceeds benefit the ARMC Foundation to assist local cancer patients.
Description:


Cedarock Campout

October 21, 2017
Start Date:

October 22, 2017
End Date:

Cost is $5.00 per participant
Admission:

Jason Witherspoon 336-570-6288
Phone:

This is it! Our Second Annual Cedarock Campout! Join us for another fun night under the stars. Alamance Parks invites you to come participate in this highly social campout event. Rekindle your love for the outdoors and camping while meeting some new folks. This beginner friendly event is designed to capture the romance and fun of group camping. We'll provide the food and entertainment all we need is you to enjoy it. Bring your kids, roommates, and whoever else you can find. All ages are welcome. All you need to bring is a tent, something warm to sleep in and something to sit on. Here's what to expect:
Check in opens at 3:00 We'll get cooking fires going about 4:30 We'll provide hotdogs and basic condiments, chips and waters. (If you have food allergies or prefer something else, you are welcome to bring your own food) Everybody gets to cook their own hotdog over the fire. Parents, you will need to assist your little ones. After dinner we'll enjoy some live music and entertainment Dinner will be a fond memory at this point. Now it's time for S'mores! We'll provide everything you'll need to enjoy this timeless classic. And they'll be plenty of time to let the kids run around while everyone else hangs out around the campfire. In the morning we'll provide a simple breakfast of local donuts, fruit, granola bars, and of course, coffee. After breakfast, we'll take our time to clean up, break camp and let you enjoy the rest of your day. Children and Teens 17 years and under must be accompanied by an adult during the entire campout. *We love our furry friends but for this event we think it would be best to leave your dogs at home this time.  
Description:

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Violet

October 20, 2017
Start Date:

October 22, 2017
End Date:

Friday & Saturday: 7:30pm; Sunday: 2pm
Time:

Charged
Admission:

Studio 1 is proud to present Violet as the main stage performance for October. Violet’s music is written by Jeanine Tesori with Li-bretto by Brian Crawley. It is directed by Angela Daulton and music directed by Elijah Chester. Set in 1964 in the south during the early days of the Civil Rights Movement, Violet follows the growth and enlight-enment of a bitter, young, disfigured woman. In hopes that a TV evangelist can cure her, she embarks on a journey by bus from her sleepy North Carolina town to Tulsa, Oklahoma. Along the way, she meets a young African American soldier who teaches her about beauty, love, courage and what it means to be an outsider.
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Fall flavors & scents Wine dinner

October 25, 2017
Start Date:

October 25, 2017
End Date:

7pm
Time:

$65.00 plus tax and gratuity. Call to RSVP. Space very limited.
Admission:

3364496266
Phone:

Fall Flavors and Scents Wine Dinner  Prepared by Chef/Owner Lil Lacassagne AMUSE BOUCHE Louis Perdrier, Sparkling Brut Wine, Burgundy NV PETITS FARCIS NIÇOIS Small stuffed vegetables, zucchini, tomato, mushroom Provencal Rosé, Atmosphere, Provence 2013 ROOT VEGETABLE SOUP Roasted turnips, parsnips, butternut squash. Diced, roasted, slowly cooked in a chowder Louis Perdrier Sparkling Rose, Burgundy NV GRANITÉ Our Homemade Sorbet OSSO BUCCO Slowly braised veal Osso Bucco on a roasted garlic Parmiggiano Regiano polenta, braising juice glaze Château du Trignon, Côte Du Rhône 2014 CINNAMON POACHED PEAR In a chocolate crust, almond ice cream espresso crème anglaise Coffee Service  
Description:


Wings of Freedom Tour: Tour-Fly-Explore, The Ultimate Living History Experience

October 23, 2017
Start Date:

October 25, 2017
End Date:

Planes will fly at noon October 23; Noon-4pm; October 24: 9am-4pm; October 25: 9am-noon.
Time:

Veterans are no cost; Adults $12, $6 for children
Admission:

Web Site:

800-568-8924
Phone:

Four of the most famous WWII bomber and fighter aircraft are visiting as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour. Tour the beautifully restored aircraft and even take to the skies yourself in an ultimate flight experience aboard the bombers - or- get some "stick time" a full Dual Conrol P-51D Mustang! 30-minute B-17 or B-24 flights are $450 a person. 30-minute B-25 flights are $400. P-51 flight training is $2200 for a half hour and $3200 for full hour. The Collings Foundation is a 501c3 non-porofit. The Majority of your flight is a taz-deductible donation.
Description:


Museum Lecture Series

October 25, 2017
Start Date:

October 25, 2017
End Date:

6pm
Time:

$40, reservations required by October 20
Admission:

336-226-8254
Phone:

Museum Lecture Series, Unique items from the collections of the Alamance County Historical Museum by William Murray Vincent, Ph.D. Director, ACHM.  Join us for dinner at Michelle's Kitchen & Table followed by discussion of three curated artifacts selected from the archives of ACHM. Learn the facts and discover the relationship of these objects to the history of Alamance County.
Description:


Harvest Dinner featuring Terra Stay Farm

October 26, 2017
Start Date:

October 26, 2017
End Date:

7pm
Time:

$35 per person, RSVP essential - limited seating
Admission:

336-525-2010
Phone:

Have dinner with us and some pretty amazing folks, out celebrity farmers.  We bring you a 3 course family style dinner featuring the main goodies of Terra Stay Farm. Our farmer guests-of-honor will join you around the table to share a little about what they do. We highly encourage you to attend the whole series so that you can taste the awesomeness that each farm has to offer.
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Location:


Front Porch Music Benefit Series featuring the Joe Cousin Band

October 26, 2017
Start Date:

October 26, 2017
End Date:

6:30-8:30pm
Time:

$5 donation suggestion
Admission:

919-568-9005
Phone:

Raising funds for local outreach such as Living Free Ministries, St. Marks Church, Humane Society and Lambs Chapel.
Description:

Location:


8th Annual Halloween Spooktacular

October 27, 2017
Start Date:

October 27, 2017
End Date:

3pm-5pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-513-5469
Phone:

Costume Parade All ages are invited to line up on Lexington Avenue at the Municipal building between 2–3pm.  The Costume Parade from Lexington Avenue creeping right onto Maple Avenue, then taking a spooky right turn up Spring Street with a sharp witch’s broom turn left at Front Street.  All participants will receive a B-Town Events Spooky Treat bag before heading off the parade route. Trick-or-Treating Children are invited downtown Burlington for Downtown Trick or Treating.  Participating downtown businesses will be handing out candy between 3–5pm.  Treat-or-treat locations indicated with black balloons.  
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Movies on the Lawn featuring “Beetlejuice”

October 27, 2017
Start Date:

October 27, 2017
End Date:

6:30pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-449-9255
Phone:

Bring a chair of blanket and enjoy. Popcorn & lemonade available.
Description:


2nd Annual Downtown Graham Pumpkin Bash

October 27, 2017
Start Date:

October 27, 2017
End Date:

5-9:30pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

(336) 570-6718
Phone:

The festival will include, games, rides, inflatables, vendors, face painters, balloon artists, a trunk or treat, & food trucks.
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Dark in the Park Halloween Celebration

October 28, 2017
Start Date:

October 28, 2017
End Date:

5pm-9pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

336-513-5469
Phone:

Costume Contest:    Children 12 & under are encouraged to participate in Dark in the Park’s costume contest. The contest is judged in 8 categories: TV Characters, Princesses, Fairies, Witches, Super Heroes, Animals, Monsters & Other and by age: 0-3yrs, 4-6yrs, 7-9yrs and 10-12yrs.  All costume contest participants should bring their trick-or-treat bags to hold their contest prizes.  Candy treats are given to all costume contest participants.  Category winners will receive a pumpkin prize pack. The grand prize winner will take home the cauldron filled with Halloween goodies.  Be on time!  The contest starts at 6pm at the Thataways Stage. Children will be able to play and win at the carnival games for a small fee.  Amusement Rides:  Park rides open regular time at 10am!  Please know the Carousel, cars & boats are the only rides in operation at this time.  Tickets can be purchased at the concession.  Fireworks:  After enjoying all the Halloween excitement Dark In The Park has to offer, turn your eyes to the sky for the annual aerial firework display at 8pm.  Remember the best places to view the fireworks are in and around Field #1.  You are welcome to bring blankets & chairs to set up for watching the fireworks.  
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The Rodney Cook Memorial and BGS Modified Double Header

October 28, 2017
Start Date:

October 28, 2017
End Date:

Gates open at 6pm Qualifying at 7pm Races at 8pm
Time:

Charged
Admission:

336.266.5653
Phone:

Late Model Stock Car drivers from around the south will compete in the 140 lap event for the largest purse to have hit the track in years. Bowman Gray Modifieds will also compete in twin 50 lap races for the chance to cash in on TWO top prizes totaling $4,000. See YOU at the Races!
 
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2nd Annual Draft Day Beer Festival

October 28, 2017
Start Date:

October 28, 2017
End Date:

3-7pm
Time:

$25
Admission:

336-222-0223
Phone:

Beer connoisseurs can fill their glasses with samples from more than 20 breweries from across the state and nation. There will be close to 70 different styles to choose from, along with food trucks and live music by the Honest James Band. Tickets go on sale on Thursday, August 10th and can be purchased online at burlingtonroyals.wixsite.com/draftdaybeerfest. The event will run from 3:00pm -7:00pm and features a VIP hour this year from 3:00-4:00. General admission will be from 4:00-7:00. The event will be capped at 800 participants and will take place rain or shine.
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Department of Performing Arts presents “Hello Dolly!”

October 26, 2017
Start Date:

October 28, 2017
End Date:

7:30pm
Time:

$13 or Elon ID. Tickets available October 6 at the Center for the Arts Box Office.
Admission:

(336) 278-5610
Phone:

Book by Michael Stewart, Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman, Based on the play “The Matchmaker” by Thornton Wilder, Directed by Catherine McNeela, Choreographed by Lynne Kurdziel Formato The blockbuster Broadway hit “Hello Dolly!” bursts with humor, romance, high energy dancing and some of the greatest songs in musical theater history.The romantic and comic exploits of Dolly Gallagher-Levi, turn-of-the-century matchmaker and “woman who arranges things,” are certain to thrill and entertain audiences. The show’s memorable songs include “Put on Your Sunday Clothes,” “Ribbons Down My Back,” “Before the Parade Passes By,” “Hello, Dolly,” “Elegance” and “It Only Takes a Moment.”
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Mebane Food Truck Saturdays

October 28, 2017
Start Date:

October 28, 2017
End Date:

11am-5pm
Time:

336-263-7675
Phone:

Mebane Food Truck Saturday's is hosting Cockadoodlemoo.  
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Leaf Peep Paddle

October 28, 2017
Start Date:

October 28, 2017
End Date:

8:30am
Time:

Registration opens September 15th. Fee: $20/person or $8 with your own boat
Admission:

336-222-5030
Phone:

Enjoy a cool, crisp morning on the lake. Coffee and donuts will be provide before setting out on the water. Take in the vibrant colors of the changing season while cruising the lake. Fee includes, guide, kayak rental, paddle, PFD, coffee and donuts. For ages 18+ (ages 13-17 with participating adult).  
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Legends & Lore at the Conservators Center

October 27, 2017
Start Date:

October 28, 2017
End Date:

Charged
Admission:

888-650-1139
Phone:

Journey into the darkness with our storytellers to discover the tales that made predators into monsters, gods, and kings. It's a Halloween experience you'll never forget!
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Burlington City Park Amusement Rides

October 28, 2017
Start Date:

October 29, 2017
End Date:

Saturday • 10am-8pm; Sunday • 1pm - 7pm
Time:

Cost: $1 per ride or a book of 10 tickets for $8, Individual & Family Season Passes are also available!
Admission:

(336) 222-5030
Phone:

     
Description:


“Deathtrap” presented by Alamance Repertory Theatre

October 26, 2017
Start Date:

October 29, 2017
End Date:

Friday & Saturday: 8pm; Sunday: 2pm
Time:

Charged
Admission:


34th Annual Regional BAL Fine Arts Competition

October 1, 2017
Start Date:

October 29, 2017
End Date:

336 584-3005
Phone:

Information and prospectus for entering the competition can be found on the website or email for information.
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Violet

October 27, 2017
Start Date:

October 29, 2017
End Date:

Friday & Saturday: 7:30pm; Sunday: 2pm
Time:

Charged
Admission:

Studio 1 is proud to present Violet as the main stage performance for October. Violet’s music is written by Jeanine Tesori with Li-bretto by Brian Crawley. It is directed by Angela Daulton and music directed by Elijah Chester. Set in 1964 in the south during the early days of the Civil Rights Movement, Violet follows the growth and enlight-enment of a bitter, young, disfigured woman. In hopes that a TV evangelist can cure her, she embarks on a journey by bus from her sleepy North Carolina town to Tulsa, Oklahoma. Along the way, she meets a young African American soldier who teaches her about beauty, love, courage and what it means to be an outsider.
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Location:


Pro-Am Disc Golf Sneaky Feet Tourney

October 28, 2017
Start Date:

October 29, 2017
End Date:


Music in the Courtyard at Iron Gate Winery

October 29, 2017
Start Date:

October 29, 2017
End Date:

2-4 pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

919-304-9463
Phone:

Join us for a relaxing fall afternoon in the courtyard.  “Currie Clayton” will entertain you with their lively songs and quick wit.  Bring your favorite snacks to enjoy with a glass or two of Iron Gate wines.  
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Original Hollywood Horror Show

October 19, 2017
Start Date:

October 31, 2017
End Date:

Friday-Sunday: 8pm-midnight; Other nights: 8pm-11pm; Open Rain or Shine
Time:

$25, Children 5 and under free. No refunds
Admission:

336-513-6938
Phone:

North Carolina's scariest haunted attraction, with its indoor and outdoor walk-through path of terror, dozens of live actors, realistic Hollywood set, props, and crazy special effects makeup, just got even better.  Fortune teller and tarot card reader on site.
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Shop Hop

October 1, 2017
Start Date:

October 31, 2017
End Date:

Shop Hop is coming to a consignment/resale store near you soon! Starting October 1, 2017, you will be able to visit 22 stores in Shop Hop event (Alamance. Guilford, & Orange County), get them to sign your Shop Hop form that you pick up in their store, shop as many participating stores from list that you can during October, no purchase necessary. When you finish, turn in flyer at last store visited and if you have visited the most stores during the month, you will be eligible for $400 cash prize! Find a variety of treasures including: new & used furniture, antiques, collectibles, designer clothing, home decor, art & crafts, jewelry, books and more.
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Freeman Beard Exhibit

October 1, 2017 • 12:00 am
Start:

November 7, 2017 • 12:00 am
End:


“Little Scotties,” an exhibit of Scott Family Infants & Children

October 16, 2017 • 12:00 am
Start:

January 31, 2018 • 12:00 am
End: