Music at N.C. Museum of History
Sara Grey and Kieron Means will perform folk songs and melodies from across America and Great Britain at 3 p.m. at the N.C. Museum of History as part of the Music of the Carolinas program. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.
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An Oktoberfest celebration will be from noon to 6 p.m. at the Marketplace on Lake Boone Trail, 4035 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh. The event includes a beer tent, brats, burgers and music. Admission and parking are free.
Walk/Run for Hope
The Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness will host the 26th annual Thad and Alice Eure Walk for Hope and the sixth annual Run for Hope at the Angus Barn restaurant at 9401 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. The Walk for Hope features 10K, 5K and 1-mile route options and begins at 10 a.m. with onsite registration starting at 8 a.m. The Run for Hope features a 10K or 5K run, with registration at 7 a.m. Participants are asked to raise a minimum of $60. Visit walkforhope.com for more information.
Genealogical Society meeting
The Wake County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. The meeting will be a joint session with the Durham-Orange Genealogical Society with the subject of “Calling in the Big Guns – When to Hire a Professional Genealogist, How They Can Help and What to Expect.”
Christian Women’s Connection
The Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection will meet at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Katie Davenport will present jewelry from Kate’s Treasures, and Linda Wright will speak on “Triumph Over Tragedy.” Lunch costs $16, and a free nursery is available. Reservations were due by Oct. 10. Call 919-337-8003.
Time for Tots at N.C. Museum of History
Kids will learn about instruments in string-band music and make a homemade banjo with a paint-stirrer and paper plate from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the N.C. Museum of History. Ages 3-5 with adult. $3 per child, $1 for museum members. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.
A donations-requested yoga class will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. The session will focus on adaptive yoga for all skill sets.
Events at Quail Ridge
Quail Ridge Books & Music at 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh, will host three events. At noon, Donald McCaig will present “Ruth’s Journey: The Authorized Novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind.” At 5 p.m., James and Kimberly Dean will present “Pete the Cat and the New Guy.” And at 7:30 p.m., Quail Ridge will present Howard Fuller’s “No Struggle No Progress: A Warrior’s Life from Black Power to Education Reform.” Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.
Storytime at N.C. Museum of History
Storytime in the Gallery will feature a staff-led tour of a museum gallery and a history-related story from 10 to 10:30 a.m. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.
James McPherson at Quail Ridge
James M. McPherson will present “Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.
Weekend of Hope
Capital City Hope Foundation and Community Hope Partners will present a Weekend of Hope Oct. 17-19 in honor of domestic violence awareness. Dr. Kimberly Hall will be the keynote speaker along with domestic violence survivors from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Mt. Sinai Church, 301 S. Swain St., Raleigh.
‘The Running Revolution’ at Quail Ridge
Nicholas Romanov and Kurt Brungardt will present “The Running Revolution: How to Run Faster, Farther, and Injury-Free – For Life” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.
A charity concert by Scarlet White, a Christian rock band, will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. at North Raleigh Christian Academy, 7300 Perry Creek Road, Raleigh. Tickets are $10 at EventBrite.com. Proceeds will benefit a local mother who is battling late-stage Lyme disease.
Weekend of Hope
Capital City Hope Foundation and Community Hope Partners will present a Weekend of Hope Oct. 17-19 in honor of domestic violence awareness. The Walk of Hope 5K is set for Saturday morning at 301 S. Swain St., Raleigh. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., and the walk will be from 9 to 11 a.m.
Events at N.C. Museum of History
Dr. Brenda Scott will present a digital photo restoration workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. at the N.C. Museum of History. $30 per person or $25 for museum members.
Dr. Chris Fonvielle, author of “The Wilmington Campaign,” will host a discussion at 2 p.m. about Lt. William B. Cushing of the U.S. Navy and his crew’s sinking of the CSS Albemarle. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.
Events at Quail Ridge
Quail Ridge Books & Music at 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh, will hold two events. At 11 a.m., Quail Ridge will host a photo opportunity event with Ladybug Girl to celebrate “Ladybug Girl and the Dress-up Dilemma.” And at 1 p.m., Susan Beal will present “Hand-Stitched Home: Projects to Sew with Pendleton & Other Wools.” Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.