October 2022, Issue II
Asian woman in blue shirt and glasses working at food both smiles at the camera while holding up two different styles of candy apples
The Best New Foods at the N.C. State Fair
High-flying rides and deep-fried pies? Yes, please! The N.C. State Fair (Oct. 13-23) announced 40 new sweets, treats and over-the-top concoctions for foodies to look forward to this month! SEE LIST
North Carolina Museum of Art Ready to Unveil Reimagined Galleries and a Special New Exhibit
A woman kneels down next to a small child and points at a large piece of art within a gallery that they both are gazing at
After months of behind-the-scenes work, the North Carolina Museum of Art is ready to unveil a new look (and new art!) this weekend. READ STORY
A Complete Guide to the 154th N.C. State Fair
A young couple, a Black man and woman approximately 20 years old, ride the State Fair Flyer high in the air at night with colorful lights from rides and a Ferris wheel behind them and lots of people milling about on the ground in the distance
Everything you need to know about the N.C. State Fair in Raleigh this year—admission, gate hours, parking, fireworks schedule and more! READ MORE
How to Plan a Perfect Fall Bike Ride in Raleigh, N.C.
Two cyclists wearing jackets pedal down a clear greenway path with a mix of small and big trees lining the path, and a cabin-like structure in the distance
Raleigh's Neuse River Greenway Trail is perhaps the prettiest, flattest, easiest-to-navigate autumn bike ride in the Tar Heel State (with an A-plus barbecue pitstop, too!). SEE THE ROUTE
10 of the Best Weekend Getaway Itineraries in the Raleigh Area
A small wooden bridge beneath a group of pine trees and a lake to the viewer's right; The Umstead Hotel is in the background and a paved walking trail in the foreground
Looking to treat yourself to a weekend getaway in the coming months? Browse these itinerary ideas and book your stay in one of the Raleigh area's most unique hotels! GET IDEAS
A dimly lit exhibit room within a museum, with a model of a shipwreck displayed within a well-lit case
James Cameron: Challenging the Deep, opens Oct. 15

Explore the deepest oceans and discover shipwrecks at this highly anticipated, special exhibition at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. DETAILS
A variety of different mushrooms of all colors and sizes displayed on a beige canvas with a top-down view
Backyard Bounty! Shiitake Mushroom Inoculation Workshop, Oct. 29

In this hands-on workshop at Sweet Peas Urban Gardens, attendees will learn to grow and harvest mushrooms in their own backyard. DETAILS
A parade of people in downtown Raleigh wearing both traditional Hispanic attire and Day of the Dead costumes
Day of the Dead 5k, Oct. 29

A day for reflection and honoring the memories of loved ones, the Day of the Dead 5k expects hundreds of attendees to participate in the run, bike rides, altar offerings and live music. DETAILS
Want to forward to a friend? Click Here • Want to unsubscribe and withdraw your consent to receive this email? Click here • Going to your junk folder? Add visit@visitRaleigh.com to your inbox. • Questions? Send to visit@visitRaleigh.com • © 2022 Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau • 421 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1505, Raleigh, NC 27601 • N.C. State Fair photos by Justin Kase Conder; weekend itinerary photo by Charles L. Harris; Challenging the Deep photo by Andrew Frolows, courtesy of the Australian National Maritime Museum