Wee Walkers: Where’s Wildlife?
The Stevens Nature Center will host toddlers, age 1 and older, with parents from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, and Thursday, Nov. 6, at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, 2616 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. To register per session for $8 for Cary residents and $10 for non-residents, call 919-387-5980.
Kids Fun-Days: Rocking Rocks!
Children, ages 5-8, will learn about rocks with hikes, projects and nature activities from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, 2616 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. To register for $12 for Cary residents and $16 for non-residents, call 919-387-5980.
Mission: Rescue, From Homeless to Hope
Cary Towne Center will host Mission: Rescue, From Homeless to Hope to raise money for the Raleigh Rescue Mission from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at 1105 Walnut St. There will be live music, mermaids, hula dancers and a live radio broadcast with WKIX 102.9 FM. Santa will arive at 7 p.m.
Triangle Town Center in Raleigh also will participate from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at 5959 Triangle Town Blvd.
For details, go to www.raleighrescue.org.
‘Tales from the Road and New Discoveries’
Ken Farmer will discuss his experiences on “Antiques Roadshow” and at other appraisal fairs at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Tickets cost $30. For details, call 919-460-4963 or go to www.friendsofpagewalker.org.
Antiques Appraisal Fair
The Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel will host the Antiques Appraisal Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Appraisal costs $10 per item. For details, go to www.friendsofpagewalker.org.
‘Change Your Food, Change Your Life’
The Community Market Food Co-op will host a presentation, “Change Your Food, Change Your Life,” from 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, in the clubhouse at The Villages at Pecan Grove, 4000 Penuche Way, Holly Springs. Tickets cost $7 each ($5 each for co-op owners). For details and registration, go to thecommunitymarketcoop.coop/events.
Curiosity Club: Spectacular Salamanders
Ages 5-8 will learn about salamanders from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, 2616 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. To register for $12 for Cary residents and $16 for non-residents, call 919-387-5980.
Bob Garner book signing
Bob Garner will sign his new cookbook, “Foods That Make You Say Mmm-mmm,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Veterans Day Ceremony
Cambridge Village of Apex will host a Veterans Day Ceremony and pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 951 S. Hughes St. For details and reservations, call 919-363-2080.
Community Emergency Response Team training
Morrisville’s Community Emergency Response Team will host a basic training class for residents who are interested in joining the program. The class will be from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, and Friday, Nov. 14; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15; and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at Fire Station 1, 200 Town Hall Drive. For details or to sign up, contact Shandy Padgett at 919-463-6122 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
America Recycles Day
Cary will host a free paper-shredding event for residents during America Recyles Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Garmon Operations Center, 400 James Jackson Ave. Bring up to three boxes of confidential papers for free, on-site recycling. For details, go to www.townofcary.org.
Kids Get Crafty: T is for Turkey
Crowder District Park will host craft activities for kids from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 15, at 4709 Ten-Ten Road, Apex. Registration is required and costs $4 per child. To register, call 919-626-2850.
The Mistletoe Madness holiday market will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Ballentine-Spence House, 109 E. Spring St., Fuquay-Varina. Vendors will sell local crafts, artwork and gifts. Door prizes will be given every 15 to 20 minutes. For details, go to mistletoemadness.wordpress.com.
American Tobacco Trail hike
Hikers will learn about the history of the American Tobacco Trail from 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex. The program is for ages 6 and older. Registration is required and costs $5 per family. To register, call 919-387-2117
Find local ingredients to prepare for Thanksgiving at the Winter Market from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St.
Hayrides will be at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, and Sunday, Nov. 23, at Harris Lake County Park, 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill. Rides begin at the wagon in front of the playground. Registration is required and costs $5 per family. To register, call 919-387-4342.
The Western Wake Farmers’ Market’s annual Pre-Thanksgiving Market will be from 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 1225 Morrisville Carpenter Road, Cary.
Fire Station 2
A ground-breaking ceremony for Cary’s Fire Station 2 will be from 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 601 E. Chatham St. The ceremony with local firefighters and town officials will last about 20 minutes and refreshments will follow. For details, call 919-462-3838 or search for “Fire Station 2” at www.townofcary.org.
Ole Time Winter Festival
The Heart of Cary Association’s 11th annual Ole Time Winter Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in downtown Cary. For details, go to www.heartofcary.org.
Triangle Family Services will host the 12th annual Gingerbread Benefit from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, at The Umstead Hotel and Spa, 100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary. For details, go to www.tfsnc.org.