Take Five Triangle events to add to your daybook

Take Five: Triangle events to add to your daybook

October 17, 2013 

Bull City Chickens

Take a “chicken coop tour” of Durham and get an up-close peek at the living quarters of some of the city’s finest feathered residents. The tour benefits Welcome Baby Durham and its Cribs for Kids program.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; Durham Farmers’ Market, 501 Foster St., Durham; $5; 919-560-7319

Bull City Chickens II

If you’re a little peckish after your chicken coop tour, check out the free ChickenStock Festival at Bull City Burger and Brewery. It’s all to raise awareness about urban chicken-raising and sustainable living – with food, live music, vendors and roost awards!

4-8 p.m. Saturday; Bull City Burger and Brewery, 107 E. Parrish St., Durham; bullcitychickens.com

Music, books and art

John Claude Bemis, the 2013 Piedmont Laureate for children’s literature, will lead a reading and musical performance for kids at the Pullen Arts Center Open House – which runs 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

11:15 a.m.-noon and 12:30-1:30 p.m. Saturday; Pullen Arts Center, 105 Pullen Road, Raleigh; free; 919-996-6126 or


Family (or full) fright

Scary stuff for all ages at Fuquay-Varina’s Haunted Trail, which has a Family Fright trail appropriate for younger kids (5 p.m.) and a Full Fright trail (7-9 p.m.) if you want to get the bejeezus scared out of you.

5-9 p.m. Saturday; Carroll Howard Johnson Park, 301 Wagstaff Road, Fuquay-Varina; free; 919-552-1400

Bike Carrboro

Kidzu, Triangle Bikeworks and the N.C. Bike Summit put on this fun family-friendly bike-riding event, which is preceded by crafts and festivities.

2 p.m. Sunday; Carrboro Elementary School, 400 Shelton St., Carrboro; free; trianglebikeworks.org

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