Leisure Ledger September - December 2018

Special Events 6 Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources costume contests for kids up to 16 years old beginning at 1:00pm. Paranormal investigation group the Ghost Guild will be on site to reveal their findings from the Mordecai House and answer your questions. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. Call 919-996-4364 for information. Mordecai Historic Park – $0 #228602 Oct 27 Sa 1:00-4:00pm Haunted Mordecai Lantern Tour Age: All Ages. Some believe that the Mordecai House is the most haunted home in North Carolina. Do you? Join us for this nighttime tour of the Mordecai House and find out for sure! Spooky tours are offered only once a year, so don’t miss this chance! Advanced registration is recommended. Tickets are nonrefundable. Participants should be comfortable walking and standing for up to 30 minutes. Call 919-996-4364 for more information. Mordecai Historic Park – $5 #228603 Oct 27 Sa 5:00-5:30pm #228604 Oct 27 Sa 5:30-6:00pm #228606 Oct 27 Sa 6:00-6:30pm #228607 Oct 27 Sa 6:30-7:00pm Haunted Trolley Age: All Ages. Jump on board the Haunted Trolley, if you dare, for a special late night tour of downtown Raleigh’s most haunted places. Jump aboard—you never know who you might meet along the way! The trolley departs from Mordecai Historic Park. Advanced registration is recommended. Tickets are non-refundable. Call 919-996-4364 for tickets and information. Mordecai Historic Park – $10 #228614 Oct 19 F 6:45-7:30pm #228615 Oct 19 F 7:45-8:30pm #228616 Oct 19 F 8:45-9:30pm #228617 Oct 20 Sa 6:45-7:30pm #228618 Oct 20 Sa 7:45-8:30pm #228619 Oct 20 Sa 8:45-9:30pm #228620 Oct 26 F 6:45-7:30pm #228621 Oct 26 F 7:45-8:30pm #228622 Oct 26 F 8:45-9:30pm #228632 Oct 27 Sa 6:45-7:30pm #228633 Oct 27 Sa 7:45-8:30pm #228634 Oct 27 Sa 8:45-9:30pm Haunted Mordecai Festival Age: All Ages. Enjoy an afternoon of Halloween-themed fun including food, music, games, and crafts on the lawn at Mordecai Historic Park. There will be September Escape to Freedom Age: All Ages. In celebration of the 151st anniversary of emancipation, and in partnership with MOJOAA Performing Arts Company, Mordecai Historic Park presents a theatrical experience: Escape to Freedom. This one hour guided tour and performance will lead guests through Mordecai Historic Park to experience plantation life through the eyes of an enslaved person. What decisions would you make if you were in their place? The tour will end with a question and answer session with Mordecai Historic Park Staff and MOJOAA Performing Arts Company members. Participants should be comfortable walking and standing for up to an hour. Mordecai Historic Park – $15 #228590 Sep 21 F 6:00-7:15pm #228591 Sep 21 F 7:30-8:45pm #228592 Sep 21 F 9:00-10:15pm #228593 Sep 22 Sa 6:00-7:15pm #228594 Sep 22 Sa 7:30-8:45pm #228595 Sep 22 Sa 9:00-10:15pm October Raleigh Responders Day Age: All ages. Get to know your local Raleigh Responders and sit in their seats with a free hands-on experience of all types of vehicles. There will be local crews and their vehicles from emergency, recycling, wildlife, landscaping, construction, and much more! Kids will be allowed to climb, touch, and ask questions about their favorite vehicles both big and small. Quiet hour with no lights and sounds will be from 11:00am-12:00pm. Adult supervision is required for this event. This event is rain or shine. Method Road Community Center – $0 #228347 Oct 13 Sa 11:00am-3:00pm Fall Festival Method Community Center Age: 6-11yrs. The Method Community Center is hosting its annual Fall Festival. Activities will include carnival games, video gaming, healthy treat bags and a music DJ. Join us for a SPOOKtacular family event! The event is free to the public. Method Road Community Center – $0 #228186 Oct 26 F 5:00-7:00pm