One of the largest civilian air shows on the East Coast, Warbirds Over Monroe has something for everyone. From jets and warbirds, aerobatics, comedy, choppers, re-enactors and so much more, the annual event brings history to life. Bring the kids to not only learn about these massive pieces of American history, but alos honor the brave service men and women as part of a great Veterans Day celebration. With more than 40 vintage aircraft, the Air Show, along side the fantastic food and kids activities, is truly a on-of-a-kind experience that can't be missed.
Event is held rain or shine. Flying is weather permitting and there are No Refunds for inclement weather.
More at www.warbirdsovermonroe.com
Tickets available at
The event goes on all weekend but we will be there Saturday Afternoon.
Parking is accross the street in the fields. Bring a stroller if your little one doesn't walk far.
Handicap parking is on site.
Join us for our annual free family festival! Presented in partnership with the Latin American Coalition, our Day of the Dead/Día de Muertos Festival celebrates the traditional Mexican holiday and features altars, music and dance performances, traditional foods, sugar skull workshops, arts and crafts, and free admission all day.
Klingspor's Woodworking Shop Extravaganza is held each year in October at the Hickory Metro Convention Center in Hickory, NC. The show admission is free as well as the parking. There are show specials plus free demos. This is a free event and Chris Broughton of Maple tree woodworks and Darrell with DIYDadsOnline will be there with kids in tow!
This was such a great event last year we decided to have an Encore!
Come out to our October Dads Night out and get your swing on. We will be going to Top Golf and having a great time. Please invite your friends and let's make this an awesome Dads Night Out. We will also be watching some Monday Night Football as the Falcons take on the Giants.
You do NOT have to have previous golfing experience to participate. This is a fun activity for dads all of shapes, sizes and ages. You can even just come sit, eat and hang out!
If you have any questions please you can leave them in the comments below or message Darrell, Ross, Chris, Larry or Robbie.
The Carolina BalloonFest is held every 3rd weekend in October. Bring your cameras, lawn chairs and blankets to experience a family-friendly festival featuring over 50 hot air balloons, live music, tasty food, wine and craft beer tasting, kids zone, and creative and intriguing artisan and marketplace vendors. A proceed of ticket sales benefit local non-profits and charities in the surrounding area.
Lets' plan on carpooling if possible. This will be a family event so bring everyone. Lunch will be available at the festival or at a restaurant close by. This is a ticketed event so please visit the link below to purchase your tickets.
Come hang out at the US National White water Center. Bring sunscreen for your kids, snack and drinks. We will be walking around the facility and letting the kids play on the rocks and the low ropes course
The Kannapolis Fire Department is having a free event that includes a Fire Truck Parade. They will also be doing a child car-seat check for those interested.
Let's bring the kiddos out for some fun!
The Details below were copied from the Facebook Event.
The fire prevention month kick-off event includes: Fun, Games, Inflatables, Photo Opportunities, Prizes, Safety Activities, Safe Kids Cabarrus Car Seat Check, Community Blood Center of the Carolina's Blood Drive, History Display, Helicopters, Emergency Vehicles, Community Partners, Mascots, Music, Kids’ Firefighter Challenge Course, Food & Drink Sales, & So Much More!
The annual Fire Truck Parade begins at 11:00 a.m
The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas lost approximately 550 units of blood during Hurricane Florence, so we want to encourage you to become a Hurricane Hero by donating blood during the event. Registrations are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.
Register here: https://www.donorscbcc.us/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/31757
Do you have questions about rear-facing versus front-facing car seats? Cabarrus County Safe Kids will be in the parking lot of City Hall conducting "Seat-Check Saturday" to check your car seats and answer any questions you may have.
This is an awesome FREE event. My son and I had a fantastic time last year. Great educational experiences, music, dancing, science experiments, train rides. They had a nice amount of stuff for all age groups. This is one of the best family oriented events I've seen in Charlotte as far as catering to kids having fun and learning. Some of the most popular food trucks in the city will be there, or feel free to bring your own lunch.
For more info visit https://www.charlottekidsfest.org/
The mission of the Charlotte Kids Fest is to inspire and motivate young minds with professional artistic, creative, educational and playful experiences that transform a child’s understanding of the world around them and what is possible.
Proceeds from the festival benefit the Library Foundation