Things To Do (week of Oct. 9, 2017)


Colonial Living Week 2017: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, Alamance Battleground State Historic Site, 5803 South N.C. 62, Burlington. $2 suggested donation per child. Historical interpreters demonstrate period cooking, cidermaking and blacksmithing. 12:40 p.m. daily cannon firing. Reservations required for large groups. Call 336-227-4785 for more information or see

North Carolina State Fair: 3 p.m. Thursday until Oct. 22. Fairgrounds are 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh. Tickets: $10, adults; $5 for children; free for ages 5 and under and 65 and over. $6 with a valid military ID. Buy tickets at the gate or online at See website for hours and daily schedule.

2017 Movies on the Lawn presents “Pete’s Dragon”: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Fire Station 18, 2110 Powerline Road, Elon. Free along with popcorn and lemonade. To commemorate Fire Prevention Night. Information: See The Elon Rec & Parks Scene on Facebook.

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