Friday, August 24th – Sunday, August 26th
Friday, August 24
8 pm. To 10 p.m.
Stagville State Historic Site
5828 Old Oxford Highway,Durham
The Morehead Planetarium presents a night of West African storytelling and stargazing at Historic Stagville. Learn about the oral tradition that might have been preserved by enslaved families.
Saturday, August 25
7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Durham Bulls Athletic Park
409 Blackwell Street, Durham
Camp Gladiator is celebrating 10 years by taking over stadiums across the country in free events.
In the Triangle the event will take place at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The event includes: workout challenges, 10 CG-style fitness stations along the 3+ mile course, local vendors, music, food, and giveaways. It’s free to participate in the dash and it’s free to be a spectator, but you do need to reserve your spot. You can also purchase a limited edition event t-shirt. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. RSVP on Eventbrite.
Saturday, August 25th, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, August 26th, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Browse the art, listen to live music, browse art, explore offerings from cultural groups, and bring the kids so that they can enjoy activities just for them, like face-painting, games and make-and-take art, as well as kids’ entertainment, on the Kids’ World Stage.
Some other festival highlights include Solar Wings Art Exhibit, artist demonstrations and the Cary Theater Roadshow.
Saturday, August 25th
2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Hillsborough Street, Raleigh
Packapalooza is a huge, free, family-friendly block party welcoming the Wolfpack back to campus. It takes place on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh, from Brooks Avenue to the roundabout near the Memorial Belltower.
The whole community is invited. The festival includes music, games, vendors and much more. Check back soon for more details and a schedule.
The Uber/Lyft drop-off point is the corner of Vanderbilt Avenue and Horne Street.
There will be many performances during the event. The headlining artist is Parmalee, who will be performing at 8:45 p.m. on the Main Stage, which is near the Memorial Belltower.
Saturday, August 25th
8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market, University Place, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill
Enjoy free samples from Mystery Brewing, Starpoint Brewing, Bull City Ciderworks and many more. In addition, there will be food for purchase from Soul Fresh Spring Rolls, and live music from Tea Cup Gin.
Enter to win a case of beers–a multi-pack of products from participating brewers.