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Each week we’ll share our picks for the best free and cheap things to do around town this weekend.
Friday, October 12th – Sunday, October 14th
2nd Friday ArtWalk in Chapel Hill and Carrboro
Friday, October 12th | 6pm to 9pm
Locations in Chapel Hill and Carrboro
The second Friday of every month, from 6pm to 9pm, head to Chapel Hill and Carrboro for an ArtWalk. Experience live music, food, activities, hands-on art demonstrations, discounts, live music and more. Download a map to help make sure you don’t miss anything. 27 venues are highlighted on the map.
Cary Diwali Celebration
Saturday, October 13th | 10am to 8:30pm
Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary
This free festival will feature music, dance, and theater performances, a handicraft bazaar, Indian food vendors, displays about Indian culture, demonstrations, children’s activities and more. It will end with a fireworks show over Symphony Lake at 8:30pm. Admission is free but parking is $5.
Carpenter Park Family Fun Day
Saturday, October 13th | 1pm to 6pm
Carpenter Park, 4420 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary
Bring out your crew for a fun day, including a bicycle rally, the Gourd Tunnel, crafts, food and more. Live music by David Kleiss, Lindsey Times & Walter Hensey.
Celebrate 4 years of Beers at Brüeprint
Saturday, October 13th | 12pm to 11pm
Brüeprint Brewing Company, 1229 Perry Road, Apex
Celebrate 4 years of beers at Brüeprint with special beer releases, food trucks, live music, family fun and games. Music by Rock ‘n’ Roll High School from 1pm to 3pm and Major Vice from 5pm to 9pm.
Hillsborough Handmade Parade
Sunday, October 14th | 2:30pm
River Park, 140 East Margaret Lane, Hillsborough
This Mardi Gras style grassroots street parade is a Hillsborough tradition you shouldn’t miss. There will be wild costumes, giant puppets, stilt walkers, marching bands and much more. The parade starts at the Town Hall, at 101 East Orange Street and ends with the Grand Finale at the River Park.