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Fall in Love With Where You Live: Thanksgiving 2016 Edition


OneTable: Free Clayton Community Meal

The Scoop: Join in on a FREE community meal just ahead of Thanksgiving, that celebrates our neighbors and the season of giving. ALL are welcome to attend this evening of fellowship, food, entertainment and games. OneTable is a neighborhood event series designed to encourage togetherness, community, inclusiveness and compassion.

When: Wednesday, November 23rd from  5-7pm.

Where: 114 W Main St, Clayton, NC 27520-2321

The Deets: For more information, visit the Facebook event page.


Thanksgiving Turkey Trot (5k and 10k)

The Scoop: Come out to the FREE Thanksgiving Turkey Trot 5k and 10k! All you need is a canned good donation to participate. Meet at the parking lot of Big Boss Brewery for this fun run. Bring your friends and family!

When: Thursday, November 24th beginning at 10:00 AM.

Where: Big Boss Brewing Company 1249 Wicker Dr, Raleigh, North Carolina 27604

The Deets: Free with the donation of a canned good. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.


Opening Night of the 2016 North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival

The Scoop: NC Chinese Lantern Festival returns to Boot Amphitheatre! Thousands of lights, 20 ALL NEW Displays equal one giant spectacular!

When: Opening night is Friday, November 25th from 6-10pm.

Where: 8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, North Carolina 27518

The Deets: The festival runs through January 15th, 2017. Tickets are $10-$15. For tickets and more information, visit the Facebook event page.


Shop Small Saturday in Downtown Clayton

The Scoop: What could be better than a day of shopping around in this beautiful town? Come out and support local Clayton businesses, enter to win some awesome prizes, get your picture made with Santa and enjoy carolers on each block.

When: Saturday, November 26th beginning at 10am.

Where: Throughout Downtown Clayton, NC

The Deets: For more information, visit the Facebook event page.


Small Business Saturday on Hillsborough Street

The Scoop: Take in Hillsborough Street and enjoy local dining and shopping options!

When: All day, Saturday, November 26th.

Where: Hillsborough Street Raleigh, NC

The Deets: For more information, visit the Facebook event page.


A City Market Christmas

The Scoop: Kick off the holiday season downtown with a vintage Christmas celebration taking place throughout City Market. In addition to live music and holiday performances, historic Market Hall will also be home to a Makers Market featuring over 20 local artisans. Grab some hot cider, ride in a horse & carriage, catch some music and listen to carollers as you roam our cobblestone streets.For the kids there will be face painting, arts & crafts and Santa on-site for a visit and photos!

When: Sunday, November 27th 12-7pm.

Where: City Market 215 Wolfe St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

The Deets: For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Comment balloon 0 commentsApril Stephens • November 23 2016 07:13PM