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Greensboro Triad Community Events, October 2013


Fall is here and so are lots of fun and family friendly events to enjoy this October!

First Friday
Friday, October 4th
Downtown Greensboro
First Friday is a FREE monthly self-guided walking tour that includes Downtown Greensboro’s eclectic shops, art galleries, studios, museums, and alternative art venues. Participating stops stay open from 6-9pm on the First Friday of every month with free arts programming to showcase local artists, musicians and various other artistic endeavors.
For more information: http://downtownfridays.com/

Family Flick Friday Kernersville
Friday, October 4th at 4:00pm
Kernersville Library – Room 1 (lower level)
A free family-friendly movie the first Friday of the month. Plenty of popcorn and drinks too!
For more information: http://www.piedmontparent.com/thingstodo/calendar/detail.php?Family-Flick-Friday-Kernersville-10890

100_0503Dixie Classic Fair
Friday, October 4th thru Sunday, October 13th
Dixie Classic Fairgrounds
The afternoon/evening event will feature an all-star line-up including Swingin’ Medallions, The Tams, Eric and the Chill Tones and The Craig Woolard Band.
For more information: http://www.dcfair.com/

$4 Fun Friday Nights
Friday, October 11th, 18th, and 25th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum
Explore the Greensboro Children’s Museum with the whole family when admission is discounted to $4 per person.
For more information: http://www.piedmontparent.com/thingstodo/calendar/detail.php?4-Fun-Friday-Nights-14250

superflea-large_15Super Flea Market
Saturday, October 5: 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, October 6: 10:00am-4:00pm
Greensboro Coliseum Pavilion
Featuring a friendly staff and knowledgeable dealers the Super Flea Market is a one of a kind one-stop shopping experience. This is not your average flea market!
For more information: http://www.greensborocoliseum.com/event/2013/jul/clone-super-flea-market

20121013_105443Bur-Mil Park Fall Festival
Saturday, October 12th
Bu-Mil Park
Join for games, prizes, crafts, a pumpkin patch, hayrides, food, and much more.
For more information: http://www.piedmontparent.com/thingstodo/calendar/detail.php?Bur-Mil-Park-Fall-Festival-17264

Saturday, October 12th from 9:00am to 5:00pm
North Carolina Zoo
Meet the Keepers and learn about red wolf conservation. Enjoy Native American dance and storytelling.
For more information: http://www.piedmontparent.com/thingstodo/calendar/detail.php?HOWL-O-Ween-17396

Junie B. Jones
Thursday, October 17th from 9:45am-11:45am
Greensboro Coliseum: War Memorial Auditorium
TheatreworksUSA’s brand-new musical Junie B. Jones, by Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich. Loads of funny songs, based books by Barbara Park.
For more information: http://www.greensborocoliseum.com/event/2013/nov/clone-bunnicula-student-play

rod_225x300_gbo_venue_0Rod Stewart Concert with special guest star Steve Winwood
Thursday, October 17th
Greensboro Coliseum
For more information: http://www.greensborocoliseum.com/event/2013/apr/rod-stewart-special-guest-steve-winwood

Discover the Dinosaurs
Friday, October 18th from 12:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday, October 19th from 9:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday, October 20th from 10:00am to 7:00pm
Greensboro Coliseum
Discover the Dinosaurs is for the entire family, and especially kids, to explore the mystery of pre-historic life in an environment of learning, discovery, and fun. Discover the Dinosaurs is a unique hands on exhibit that consists of up to 60 museum quality and animatronic dinosaurs that gives you the opportunity to actually get close and touch the dinosaurs! Beyond the exhibit, additional fun activities are available for kids of all ages, which make spending the day with the dinosaurs a great experience for the entire family.
For more information: http://www.piedmontparent.com/thingstodo/calendar/detail.php?Discover-the-Dinosaurs-17302

bbq-balloons30th Annual Lexington Barbecue Festival
Saturday, October 26th from 8:30am to 6:00pm
Uptown Lexington
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.
For more information: http://barbecuefestival.com/

BooCenterBoo at the Zoo
Sunday, October 27th from 9:00am to 3:00pm
North Carolina Zoo
A magical weekend of safe daytime Halloween fun. Enjoy trick-or- treat games, magic and storytelling, live entertainment and a children’s costume contest.
For more information: http://www.piedmontparent.com/thingstodo/calendar/detail.php?Boo-at-the-Zoo-17402

fallkidsfest_pumpkinsHalloween Kidfest at Four Seasons Town Centre
Thursday, October 31st  from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Center Court at Four Seasons Town Centre
Spend Halloween night at Four Seasons Town Centre and enjoy much more than just the treats. Our spooktacular DJ will be spinning some monster tunes, plus haunted Halloween crafts, great prizes and, of course, trick-or-treating at select retailers throughout the mall!
For more information: http://www.shopfourseasons.com/events/halloween-kidsfest

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