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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Smarty Scoop on Weekend Activities: 10/8-10/10

Happy Thursday Smarties! Get a jump start on your weekend by planning to attend one of these Triad family events. This is the last weekend of the Dixie Classic Fair and they will be releasing the butterflies this weekend at All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm. Get out and enjoy!

Dixie Classic Fair
Dixie Classic Fairgrounds
This is the last weekend – October 8-10, Fri., Sun., 11:00am-11:00pm; Sat., 9:00am-11:00pm
This year marks the 128th Anniversary of what is revered as the 50th largest fair in North America and the second largest in North Carolina! It’s the Dixie Classic Fair –10 consecutive days of UNLEASHED excitement like no year before. 2010 brings a new and exciting line up of national acts and entertainment (with some old favorites, too), more fabulous Fair food, Blue Ribbon competitions, games of chance, thrilling rides and amazing animals. Yup, from 4-H livestock and the petting zoo to pig races, there’s plenty of UNLEASHED entertainment for everyone to enjoy. Adults, $8; ages 6-11, $4; ages 5 and under, free; seniors 65+, free.

$4 Fun Friday Nights
Greensboro Children's Museum
October 8, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Take advantage of reduced admission - $4, and have a date night with the family at Greensboro Children’s Museum!

Big Fun Friday
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
October 8, 11:30am
Cling, clang, boom, bing, bang – it’s time to make some noise! Join us for music making, toe-tapping, game playing BIG FUN! Free with museum admission, $7.

Puppet Show: Farmer Kater and The Apple Tree
Old Salem Museums & Gardens James A. Gray Jr. Auditorium
October 8, 10:30am, 10:50am, 11:20am and 1:00pm
Growing apples is not an easy task for Farmer Kater until he meets a famous American folk hero. Cost is $2.

All-A-Flutter Family Days
All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm
October 9
This is the last Family Day at All-A-Flutter! October-9th we will only have one show at 10a.m. attend this show, and at the end we release all of the butterflies!! Cost is Adults, $6; children, $5.

Pumpkin Palooza Party
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
October 9, 10:00am-1:00pm
Join us for our first festive Pumpkin Palooza Party! Kids can decorate pumpkins, play pumpkin-themed games and make crafts. Visitors of all ages can enjoy tasty pumpkin treats from The Fresh Market and watch the animals gobble up their pumpkin surprises! Event free with general admission and/or membership.


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