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While the globe keeps turning, Raleigh continues to adapt to our new cultural landscape. Check out this list of things to know and do this October in Raleigh, provided to you by Revisn short-term apartments in Glenwood South.

Movies in the Garden: Hocus Pocus
October 7, 2021, 7pm at the Raleigh Rose Garden; pay-what-you-can admission.

From the Website: Come to RLT’s Stephenson Amphitheatre on October 7 for a spooky good time at Movies in the Garden! We will be screening Disney’s 1993 witchy family comedy, Hocus Pocus.


October 9-10, 2021, 11am - 7pm throughout Downtown Raleigh. Free admission.

From the website: This October in Raleigh, join us for Artsplosure - The Raleigh Arts Festival! Follow the sounds and sights of Artsplosure to its home on Fayetteville St.

This family-friendly arts festival has been described by The News & Observer as “how the Triangle celebrates Spring.” Metro Magazine has recognized Artsplosure on numerous occasions as the “Triangle to the Coast’s Best Cultural Event,” and Artsplosure was singled out for its high quality and popularity in the New York Times’ “Escapes” section in April 2007.

NC State Fair 2021

October 14-24, 2021, recurring daily at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Tickets on sale on the NC State Fair website.

From the website: The N.C. State Fair is a first-class, family-oriented entertainment and educational event occurring each Oct. in Raleigh. Our Fair is the largest event in the state of N.C. and the largest 10-day agriculture event in the nation, annually drawing one million visitors. Visit website for complete music performance schedule and fair updates as they're announced.

The fair is all about seeking out and showcasing the finest of N.C. Whether that be in a horse show, livestock show, culinary, handicraft or art competition or with the "Homegrown Music Fest" concert series, we are proud of the talented people of our great state. The State Fair is a way to celebrate everything that is uniquely N.C.

Salvador Dali: The Argillet Collection

October 16-17, 2021 from 11am - 7pm at the LeMantia Gallery. Free admission.

From the website:

LaMantia Gallery, Raleigh’s premier fine art gallery, is proud to announce its presentation of Salvador Dali: The Argillet Collection. The collection will be on exhibition and available for acquisition at the gallery October 6-17, 2021. The exhibition is a rare opportunity to meet Madame Christine Argillet, daughter of Dali's legendary publisher and confidante Pierre Argillet, during scheduled special appearances by Madame Argillet for the public on October 16 and 17. All appearances are complimentary to the public, and RSVPs are strongly recommended.

Raleigh Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour

Recurring weekly Friday-Sunday from 7:30-9:15pm at the Wake County Court House steps. $15-$17 admission with advanced purchase required.

From the website: The "Raleigh Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour" is a family friendly 1.5 mile walking tour designed for all ages (age 8 and up, please) of goblins seeking a unique and different downtown Raleigh experience. The tour combines local ghost stories, folklore and local history as it takes children of all ages to four different ghost and paranormal sites including capitol phantoms, the peg-legged ghost, Yarborough House ghosts and Raleigh City Cemetery. Tobacco Road Tours wraps up the tour with the gruesome experiences of centuries past at Moore's Square, one of Raleigh's two remaining green spaces/parks established in 1792.

Do you believe in ghosts and creatures of the night? Whether your answer is yes or no, almost everyone enjoys a ghost story or an inexplicable tale of the unusual. And when that narrative has as its basis real people, actual places and recorded events, it becomes more enjoyable because it hints at credibility and believability.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Carolina Ballet

October 14-17, 23-24, and 30-31 at various times in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater. See website for admission info.

From the website: This October, we return to live performances with our new Halloween tradition—The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Artistic Director Zalman Raffael brings Washington Irving’s bone-chilling tale to the stage for fans both young and old.

Fans of the supernatural will enjoy this program of frights and delights that include Robert Weiss’ Lady in the White Veil and The Raven. Spine-tingling and eerie, do not be surprised if you stumble upon an ominous ghost, a creepy blackbird or the Headless Horseman himself!

78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene

October 31, 2021 at 2pm in The Cary Theater. See website for admission.

From the website: An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, the “man behind the curtain”, and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema. 2017, 91 minutes, Not Rated, Thriller/Horror documentary.

Raleigh Veg Fest 2021

October 31, 2021 from 10am to 3pm in Moore Square. Free to attend.

From the website: Come see how easy it is to find healthy plant-based foods in Raleigh, N.C. Find local sources of eco-friendly and cruelty-free products. Learn about the science behind the benefits of a plant-based diet. Featuring expert speakers, cooking demos, vendors, and animal rescues – with entertainment and activities for the whole family!

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