NC State LIVE is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a free block party on Sunday, September 18th, 2022, from 1 to 5 p.m., on Stafford Commons, behind Talley Student Union, 2610 Cates Avenue, Raleigh, NC.
Fall is looking great around the Triangle, whether you’re looking for something spooky or totally kid-friendly! Check out our HUGE list of fall festivals, as well as our list of pumpkin patches, haunted trails and corn mazes! We have also put together a big list of Halloween events and Trick or Treat events!
This is a free event. No ticket required.
The event features two performances of Squonk’s Hand to Hand, free cake and ice cream, student performances interactive art-making and t-shirt giveaways.
Squonk’s Hand to Hand concert features two giant puppet hands, each the size of a house and rigged like a sailing ship. Between the delightful puppets, Squonk musicians climb a multi-tiered stage delivering a progressive rock journey that is spectacular, hypnotic and joy inducing.
Audience members are invited up to grab the rigging, each person powering a section of these giant puppet hands – creating a celebration of shared discovery and humanity.
- 1 p.m.: Gates open and crafting begins
- 1:30 p.m.: Student performances
- 2 p.m.: Squonk’s Hand to Hand
- 3 p.m.: “Happy Birthday” sung by secret guest performances, and cake cutting (free cake and Howling Cow ice cream)
- 3:15 p.m.: Student performances
- 4 p.m.: Squonk’s Hand to Hand
You can park for free at:
- Jeter Drive parking lot (beside Reynolds Coliseum)
- Reynolds Coliseum parking deck
Check out a big list of fall festivals in the Triangle, or take a quick look at a few upcoming festivals here: