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FEATURED EVENTS

Apollo: When We Went to the Moon

Launch yourself behind the scenes of the first Moon landing during this limited-run exhibition at Discovery Place Science. Featuring interactive and immersive experiences for learners of all ages, visitors will feel the rumble of a rocket launch, board a Lunar Rover and leave their footprints on the Moon! Entrance to the exhibition is included in Discovery Place Science General Admission. Reservations must be made online in advance at discoveryplace.org.
Dates: 
10/25/2021
10/29/2021
10/30/2021
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Location:

301 N Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC, 28202
United States

Phone:

704.372.6261

Rural Hill Amazing Maize Maze

Get lost in seven acres of corn; perfect for socially-distanced, outdoor, family friendly fun! The Amazing Maize Maze is one of the largest corn mazes in the Southeast.
Dates: 
10/25/2021
10/26/2021
10/27/2021
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Organization:

Rural Hill

Location:

4431 Neck Road
Huntersville, NC, 28078
United States

Phone:

(704) 875-3113

The Great Pumpkin Fest at Carowinds

Hooray for fall, y’all! Hop on your tractor, pirate ship, or witch’s broom and hurry on over for a super-sized celebration of all things fall at Carowinds’ Great Pumpkin Fest. We’ve got a full harvest of AMAZING, fall-tastic fun for everyone with games, activities, and just a speck of spooky for pint-sized ghosts and goblins.
Dates: 
10/30/2021
10/31/2021
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Organization:

Carowinds

Location:

14523 Carowinds Boulevard
Charlotte, NC, 28273
United States

Phone:

(704) 588-2600

2021 Monster Mash Dash 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2

Calling all monsters! Who else out there loves Halloween? To celebrate this scaaaaary holiday, we have added our third annual Monster Mash Dash 1 Mile, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2! Lace up those running shoes and get ready to dash! Plus, at least 20% of each registration will be donated to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF), MJFF accelerates high-impact science through smart risk taking and problem solving with a commitment to urgency and efficiency.
Dates: 
10/28/2021
10/29/2021
10/30/2021
ALL DAY
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
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., NY, 14604
United States

Cornmaze & Pumpkin Patch at Cherry Place Farm

During the month of October we are open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays. The October festival is a self-guided tour of our farm that features the two-acre cornmaze and pumpkin patch. This is family friendly and geared towards children, but all ages will enjoy the activities. We are not requiring reservations at this time and do allow friendly, leashed dogs. Please check social media for the most recent updates.
Dates: 
10/30/2021
10/31/2021
Saturdays: 10:00am-6:00pm Sundays: 1:00-6:00pm
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Organization:

Cherry Place Farm

Location:

1922 Oakdale Rd
Rock Hill, SC, 29730
United States

Phone:

(803) 207-5624

Scarecrow Stroll

Join us for the Scarecrow Stroll! Our fall event that brings dozens of creations by local businesses, community organizations, families, crafters, youth groups, and more to the museum. Enjoy the creativity of our community as you experience handcrafted scarecrow displays scattered throughout the museum grounds! Visitors will delight in discovering and being able to vote for their own personal favorites. Check out our website to see photographs of some of the scarecrows from 2020! The Scarecrow Stroll is included in the regular museum admission pricing.
Dates: 
10/26/2021
10/27/2021
10/28/2021
Tuesday-Saturday 9 AM-5 PM, Sunday 12-5 PM
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Location:

1 Samuel Spencer Drive
Spencer, NC, 28159
United States

Phone:

704-636-2889

Hodges Farm 2021 Pumpkin Patch

After taking 2020 off (like many local businesses had to) we are thrilled to announce that our annual Pumpkin Patch will open on Saturday, September 25! We cannot think of a better way to spend a crisp autumn afternoon than to bring your family to our pumpkin patch and enjoy our historic farm’s property!
Dates: 
10/25/2021
10/26/2021
10/27/2021
9 am to 6 pm
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Location:

3900 Rocky River Rd East
Charlotte, NC, 28215
United States

11th Annual “Kings Drive Art Walk”

Since the fall of 1964, Festival in the Park has brought Charlotteans from all walks of life together to enjoy arts, crafts, music and family entertainment. With the mission of bringing the community together by celebrating the arts, the Festival Board is excited to broaden its reach and to announce a spring fine arts event, the Kings Drive Art Walk.
Dates: 
10/30/2021
10/31/2021
Saturday, October 30, 2021 11:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday, October 31, 2021 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Location:

Little Sugar Creek Greenway
600 South Kings Drive
Charlotte, NC, 28203
United States

Phone:

704.338.1060

Wonderfully Made Special Needs Conference

The Wonderfully Made Special Needs Conference provides strength for today and hope for tomorrow to parents and ministry leaders serving those with disabilities. This conference is available both in-person, October 21-22, and VIRTUALLY October 25-29, 2021.
Dates: 
10/25/2021
10/26/2021
10/27/2021
8:30-5:00pm
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Organization:

SOAR Special Needs

Location:

11900 W 87th St
Lenexa, KS, 66215
United States

Phone:

816-782-SOAR (7627)

Introduction To Technology Pathways & Social And Digitial Media

Let's give children an opportunity to discover their own love for STEAM * Introduction To Technology Pathways * Introduction To Digital & Social Media
Dates: 
11/08/2021
5:00
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Organization:

Tech Turn Up

Location:

1666 Connecticut Ave
Washington, DC, 20009
United States

Phone:

301 979 2579