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October 01
​Take a Trip Back in Time during Heritage Day at Historic Oak View County Park

You don’t need a time machine to ride in a horse-drawn carriage, learn how to weave a basket or catch a fish with a cane pole. Just come to Historic Oak View County Park on Oct. 6 for the annual Heritage Day festivities!

This day of family fun starts at 10 a.m. and lasts until 4 p.m. The free event is open to all ages and celebrates North Carolina’s agricultural heritage in the style of an old-time county fair.

Visitors can kick up their heels and enjoy the bluegrass/folk music of The Merry Gadflies from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They can also take carriage rides through the park’s pecan grove; learn about crafts such as blacksmithing, soap making, basket weaving, knitting and quilting; and look at a variety of farm animals, antique cars and heritage displays throughout the day. 

Children’s activities include cane pole fishing, face painting, historic lawn games, pony rides, and arts and crafts. They can also bring a camera and compete for prizes in the Farm Photo Challenge for Kids. 

Local food vendors will be onsite all day, serving food and beverages.

Historic Oak View County Park is located at 4028 Carya Drive in Raleigh. Learn more about the park here or by calling 919-250-1013.


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