Dorothea Dix Park, 2105 Umstead Drive, Raleigh, is hosting a growing number of diverse activities, for both adults and kids. Many of the events are free. Also, many require pre-registration. Follow the links to register.
Find all upcoming events at dorotheadixpark.org/calendar.
Here are some upcoming free events. Make sure to follow the links for more details, to register, and to see what part of the park the event is taking place in.
Little Explorers — TREEmendous Trees
Thursday, November 7th, 2019
Free, but registration is required, at above link
Dix Park Little Explorers presents, Webs and Their Weavers! Preschoolers will love this nature program all about eight-legged master architects: SPIDERS! Games, stories and songs are sure to engage little learners.
This program is for children ages 2-6 only. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
These nature programs are very popular and fill up quickly! Registration is required. Please register the child(ren) only. Adults do not need to register.
Explore Dix Park: Guided Walking Tour
Sunday, November 10th, 1 p.m.
Free (registration required, click on above link)
Dorothea Dix Park: Past, Present and Future
This free 2-hour, 3.5 mile walking tour will cover the history of the buildings, land, and legacy of Dorothea Dix; the current use of the area as the headquarters of the Department of Health and Human Services; and the next steps the City is taking to plan the future of the park.