The neighborhood of Hayes Barton is celebrating its centennial (actually, its 101st birthday, since the celebration was delayed for one year) from October 29th to 31st, 2021.
Hayes Barton is a neighborhood northwest of downtown Raleigh. The boundaries are St. Mary’s Street on the west, Glenwood Avenue on the east and Williamson Drive on the south.
Hayes Barton was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
The Hayes Barton Centennial Celebration includes films, antique car displays, kids’ activities, a pop-up museum and more. Most of the activities are free, while a few are ticketed.
Schedule of Hayes Barton Centennial Celebration
You can find the official schedule information for the festival here.
Friday, October 29th, 2021
- 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.: Opening Ceremonies at Rialto Theatre, 1620 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh. A brief history of Hayes Barton’s creation in 1920, a look back at Colony Theatre (which became the Rialto) and a presentation of “The Best of the Academy Awards 1920-2020.” Free
Saturday, October 30th, 2021
- 10 a.m.: Kids’ movie screening of The Goonies at The Rialto. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 10 cents admission. (Exact change required)
- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Five Points Merchants and Cafés will be offering sales, promotional giveaways and more.
- 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.: Antique Car Club Demonstration: Members of the Triangle Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America will reassemble a Model T Ford in 7 minutes. Fairview Road near Glenwood Avenue.
- 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Antique Car Display. Wells Fargo parking lot.
- 10 a.m. to 4 pm.: The Raccoon Grill food truck with “fair food” and snacks. Five Points Service Center, corner of Glenn and Glenwood Avenue
- 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Kids’ activities, including clowns, face painting, mariachi band, photo ops with vintage propos, more. Myrtle Underwood School playground.
- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Hayes Barton Pop-up Museum. 2003 Fairview Road.
- 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Live music, including Gene Brown, The Chatham Rabbits, Devereux Meadow Band, Hemock Bluff Cloggers, The Dollar Generals. From the “front porch” and vicinity of NOFO @ the Pig.
Sunday, October 31st, 2021
- 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Narrated trolley rides. Sold out.
- 1:30 p.m.to 3:30 p.m.: Halloween Costumed Dog Pageant and Parade. The deadline has passed to enter your dog, but it’s free to watch! Hayes Barton Baptist Church, Whitaker Mill Road (near 1800 Glenwood Avenue.)
Check out a big list of summer festivals in the Triangle, or take a quick look at a few here: