Oak View hosts a number of special events throughout the year. This is a list of the upcoming events for 2017. For event information, click on the event in the calendar above or follow us on Facebook for more updates. If you have any questions about any of these events, call the main park office at 919-250-1013.
2/11/17: "Nuestras Historias, Nuestros Sueños/Our Stories, Our Dreams" Exhibit Opening (1-4 p.m.) This exhibit documents the experiences of Latino farmworkers, their dreams for their children, and the barriers immigrant youth face as they try to pursue their education. Join us Saturday, February 11, 2017 for the opening reception, featuring a panel of speakers and light refreshments. Exhibit will remain on view in the Farm History Center through May 7, 2017.
5/20/17: Barnyard Birthday Bash (10 a.m.–noon) Come celebrate our goats' birthdays with us! Enjoy games, activities and, of course, cake!
9/30/17: Storytelling Festival (11 a.m.–4 p.m.) Enjoy a day at the park and listen to stories from professional storytellers.
10/7/17: Heritage Day (10 a.m.–4 p.m.) An old-time county fair with music, animals, agricultural displays, crafts, quilt auction, re-enactors and more!
11/1/17–11/30/17: Pecan Pickin' Month (Mondays–Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sundays, 1–5 p.m.) Come on out to harvest a small bag of pecans from our grove. Check our website for more details.
12/2/17: Sleigh Rides and Cider (5–7:30 p.m.) Kick off your holiday season with horse-drawn carriage rides, hot apple cider, live music, handmade crafts, holiday activities, and, of course, Ol’ Saint Nick!