Additional activities include:
High Strung Violins & Guitars Petting Zoo (3:30-4:30pm)
High Strung brings their traveling “Petting Zoo,” which consists of a collection of musical instruments that exist specifically for kids (and others) to try out. The Petting Zoo can be found at all kinds of places, including the Durham Symphony Orchestra concerts, music festivals and more
Durham Nativity School percussion performance
The Durham Nativity School percussion team provides the concert opening performance. Don’t miss this talented team of young men and a chance to learn a little more about the school.
NC First Robotics demonstration
Members of the team that meets at Northgate on Saturdays and Sundays will be giving live demonstrations of the robot they built. The demonstration will take place under the parking deck right next to the Plaza.
Gracie Durham hosts Face Painting in their studio
Visit the new Gracie Jiu Jitsu studio for FREE face painting for the kids. Gracie Durham is one of Northgate’s newest fitness locations and offers classes in Jiu Jitsu that include their signature Bullyproofing Program and workshops on self defense and more.
Durham Arts Council Clay Studio
The Durham Arts Council Clay Studio will be open to tour during the event. We hope you stop by to see more about what classes the Clay Studio offers and learn about the Durham County Pottery Tour in November.
Durham County Library
The Durham County Library hosts the Discovery Nook and Destination Literacy Bookmobile at Northgate on the first and third Saturday of each month. Stop by their table during the event to learn more about the programs at the Discovery Nook and other library programs for all ages.
Mawat District Boy Scouts
The Boy Scouts will host a table and share information on joining that includes participation in the Pinewood Derby that is held at Northgate each February.
Children entering the Costume Contest should register at Northgate Tent for their age group. Participants will parade on stage during the intermission and winners will be announced at the end of the event. Adults are encouraged to come in costume as well!