Walktober 2018

News posted Oct. 19, 2018 - 11:00 am
Walktober 2018

SHOP LOCAL RALEIGH WALK
Oct. 20 at 2 p.m.
Raleigh Union Station, West St. Plaza


Get a head start on holiday shopping ideas, meet our shop owners, and find out where to get what you need as we window shop our way across downtown Raleigh. Leave time after the walk to go back and browse your new favorite shops!


CONNECT RALEIGH LECTURE SERIES W/ MARK FENTON
Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m.
Wake Med, Andrews Conference Center


Join the City of Raleigh and WakeMed for a lecture featuring Mark Fenton, a public health, planning, and transportation consultant/professor and former host of the PBS series America’s Walking. Mark will share easy steps that you can take to become more active and put your health first while living in an urban environment.

SUSTAINABILITY WALK
Oct. 27 at 1 p.m.
Raleigh Convention Center at Sir Walter Raleigh


Get in your Saturday steps while discussing the Sustainability of Raleigh! Join us for about a two mile walk along the walking tour route designed by the Raleigh Office of Sustainability. Raleigh is a 4-STAR community, known for excellence in sustainability. We’ll learn about some of the fabulous architecture, public spaces and sustainability features of the city while discussing urban heat gain, stormwater run-off, and green roof strategies. Please Note: Please make sure to wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate attire. A bottle of water is recommended.

HISTORIC OAKWOOD CEMETERY WALK
Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m.
701 Oakwood Avenue (Cemetery Entrance)


Conclude the Raleigh BPAC Walktober walking events with a guided tour of Historic Oakwood Cemetery! Oakwood Cemetery is close to downtown Raleigh and is home to many famous Raleigh and North Carolina citizens…and maybe a ghost or two! We’ll have a guided cemetery tour. After the tour, we will walk into the Historic Oakwood neighborhood and enjoy some of the Halloween Decorations. Bring your flashlights and wear reflective clothing for safe walking after dark! Please Note: This will be a 90 minute walk.

....and don't miss...

NC BIKE WALK SUMMIT
Oct. 19 and Oct. 20
Raleigh Convention Center

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