Triangle events to add to your daybook:
The fair winds down
Through Sunday; N.C. State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh; $8-$10/adults, $6/military, $3-$5/kids 6-12, free/kids 5 & under, free/seniors 65 & over; ncstatefair.org
There are still a few days left to squeeze in a visit to The Happiest Place on North Carolina Soil. Enjoy food, pig races, rides, livestock, music, crafts, contests and more.
6-9 p.m. Friday; The Plaza, 140 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill; free; nando.com/plaza140
Get a jump on Halloween with crafts and games, a costume contest, trick-or-treating along Franklin Street and music by Spookcase.
Fall in Cary
Noon-9 p.m. Saturday; Bond Brothers Beer Co., 202 E. Cedar St., Cary; free; bondbrothersbeer.com
The Downtown Cary Fall Festival will have local artists, vendors, food trucks, a kids zone, human foosball and a free concert by Southern Culture on the Skids.
8 p.m. Saturday; ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro; $10-$15; artscenterlive.org
The Transactors Improv group’s annual tribute to horror, suspense and sci-fi will have a live soundtrack provided by the local rockers Killer Filler.
8 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 27); Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham; $22; carolinatheatre.org
The popular – and locally produced – “Criminal” podcast is touring the country with live shows this fall. Of course, their hometown is on the list.