with Thomas at the Tweetsie Railroad (much
further afield in Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9900)
Friday, June 5 - Sunday, June 14, 2009 Enjoy a Day Out With Thomas and Ride on the Real Thomas the Tank
Engine! Advance reservations required for the 25-minute Thomas ride.
Receive savings on other area attractions (such as Grandfather Mountain,
Chimney Rock Park, Biltmore Estate, and discounts at the Mast General Store)
with your Tweetsie Railroad Ticket. $Tickets required.
Children 2 & under Free! Order online or call toll-free
Youth Fishing Rodeo (Orange County Recreation & Parks Dept.)
Saturday, June 6, 2009 9am (registration at
9am; fishing at 9:30am; lunch at 11:15 am)-12:30pm
Strayhorn Pond, (Bob Strayhorn's Farm), Chapel Hill, located off New Hope
Church R. & 86N. Free admission. Ages 3-15 years. Rain
date: Sunday, June 3, 2007.
June 6, 2009
Garden, and Craft Festival at the Duke Homestead
Sat., June 6, 2009, 10am-4pm Enjoy a summer day at a historical outdoor herb festival featuring
traditional herbal use displays, a wide variety of herb vendors,
refreshments, and afternoon musical performances. Children can play historic
games; visitors can also view craft demonstrations and purchase pottery,
baskets, herbs, and more. Free admission.
Duke Homestead and Tobacco Museum, 2828 Duke Homestead Rd., Durham, NC.
June 6, 2009
DISCOVERING MAGIC in the GARDEN at the North Carolina Botanical Gardens
June 6, 2009, 10:00 am.
A day of activities for families...storytelling, treasure hunt,
cloud-watching, a parade of fairies and wizards, and more. If it
rains, bring your umbrella! Admission fee. Call 919-962-0522 to
Sat., June 12 and June 13, 2009
Occaneechi-Saponi Spring 25th Annual PowWow Occaneechi Tribal
Grounds, Daily Store Rd. 1 mile off NC 119 N, Mebane, NC. (Take Exit
153 off I-85/40 and follow signs for NC119.)
See photos of Occaneechi
powwows in prior years.
Friday, June 12, 2009 5-9pm, and Saturday, June 13, 2009, 10am - 9pm.
Admission fee $. Learn about and experience traditional Native American culture, dance,
art and handcrafting at the Annual Occaneechi-Saponi Spring PowWow.
Activities Include: Storytelling, traditional dance, outdoor cooking,
village visits (life in the village), hunting, fishing and trapping, and
lots more fun activities for the whole family.
Fairy Fest (A
brand new event presented by the North Carolina Renaissance Faire) -
(in prior years NC Renaissance Faire events were at the State Fairgrounds
- NEW LOCATION in WAKE FOREST, NC in 2009) 13239 Capital Blvd, Wake
Forest, NC 27587
Experience the magical world of fairies and mythical creatures along with
artisans, dancing, live music and more! See the
North Carolina Renaissance Faire website for more information. www.ncrenfaire.com
Find 16th Century Men's, Women's and Children's clothing; capes & Cloaks,
costume patterns and more at
www.tudorshoppe.com, the official costume supplier of the North Carolina
Renaissance Faire. Children love to dress up; the North Carolina
Renaissance Faire is a great opportunity to become a knight or princess or
magician or fair maiden!
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