We’re always looking forward to the weekend, and this gorgeous, fall weekend is no different! If you’re practicing social distancing but still want to get outside to enjoy the cooler temperatures, we’re here to give you a weekend roundup of things you can get into in the Triangle area. As the leaves change, there are plenty of restaurants and venues creating outdoor options for those looking to stay mindful of the pandemic. Without further ado, check out the list below and make sure to pay special attention to the announcement about the Parade of Homes!

 

Things To Do in Durham

Outdoor Movie Series: If you love a good movie, Beats n Bars Festival and Candid Yams have partnered together to put on an educational film series at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Tickets are $10 per person and all children under 10 years old are admitted for free. Food trucks will be on site and social distancing will be practiced!

Outdoor Dining in Durham: Downtown Durham Streetery has expanded outdoor dining every Friday and Saturday from 5 to 9:30 p.m. until Dec. 19 where you can support local, small businesses and enjoy amazing food at the same time!

Things To Do in Raleigh

Harvest Festival: Head to the Harvest Festival at Logan’s Garden Shop where you can find pumpkin painting, Raleigh’s very own Two Roosters Ice Cream, cookies from Kookie Krumbz, and more fall fun! Bring the whole family for a guaranteed good time.

Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week: Any excuse to eat great food is good enough for us, and that’s exactly what you can do this weekend! The Downtown Raleigh Alliance is also hosting Dine Out Downtown on Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. on Fayetteville Street where you can head to picnic tables and enjoy take-out from featured restaurants. Don’t forget to bring your mask!

 

 

Parade of Homes

The winners are in! From October 9-11, you can still take tours of some of the most incredible homes in the Raleigh-Durham area from noon – 5 pm every day this weekend. If you’re seeking some inspiration, you won’t want to miss out on the Parade of Homes’ winners’ homes. Entries were divided into price categories and judged by teams of builders and new home professionals to give out awards for this year’s program. Congratulations to all of our advertisers who won awards! Check out the list below and make sure to add them to your route this weekend if you plan on touring the homes.

Durham, Orange, and Chatham County Winners

Category #1: $250,000 – $320,000

GOLD WINNER: C11 Milk & Cookies by Fresh Paint by Garman Homes

SILVER WINNER: C10 Chicken Noodle Soup by Fresh Paint by Garman Homes

BRONZE: D4 Norman by Eastwood Homes of Raleigh

Category #2: $350,000 – $425,000

GOLD WINNER: C21 The Wakeford by David Weekley Homes

SILVER WINNER: C23 The Haven by Saussy Burbank

Category #3: $474,000 – $575,000

GOLD WINNER: C14 Edison II by Lennar

SILVER WINNER: C22 The Yorkshire by David Weekley Homes

Category #4: $595,000 – $640,000

GOLD WINNER: C19 64 East by Homes by Dickerson

SILVER WINNER: D2 Moss Hill Towne by Homes by Dickerson

BRONZE WINNER: D5 Edison II by Stanley Martin Homes

Category #5: $649,000 – $675,000

GOLD WINNER: D12 Dukes Revival by Homes by Dickerson

SILVER WINNER: O2 Galvani II by Lennar

BRONZE WINNER: C1 The Chadbourn by Caruso Homes

Category #6: $744,000 – $790,000

GOLD WINNER: D1 True Arch by Homes by Dickerson

SILVER WINNER: C13 Farmington by Halcyon Homes, LLC

BRONZE WINNER: C26 Stewart’s Landing by Horizon Custom Builders, LLC

Category #7: $849,000 – $975,000

GOLD WINNER: C20 The Void by Homes by Dickerson

SILVER WINNER: C7 Robeson Creek by Cotton Custom Homes, Inc.

BRONZE WINNER: C24 The Chatham Retreat by ICG Homes

Category #8: $1.2 Million to $1.7 Million

GOLD WINNER: D13 Arlington by Hearthstone Luxury Homes

SILVER WINNER: C2 The Crown Estate by Hurst Home Company, LLC

BRONZE WINNER: C4 Livin’ On The Edge by Bost Custom Homes

 

Wake County Winners

CATEGORY #1: $250,000 – $325,000

GOLD 169 Paper D Fresh Paint by Garman Homes

SILVER 156 Latham Capitol City Homes

BRONZE 80 Victor Lennar **TIE!**

BRONZE 1 Landrum III Lennar **TIE!**

CATEGORY #2: $325,100 – $348,000

GOLD 43 The Amy Grace Massengill Design-Build

SILVER 45 Sophie Terramor Homes

BRONZE 44 Hemlock Davidson Homes

CATEGORY #3: $349,000 – $383,000

GOLD 125 The Corner Cottage Brandywine Homes

SILVER 157 Winstead II Lennar

BRONZE 42 The Abbey Marie Massengill Design-Build

CATEGORY #4: $384,000 – $414,000

GOLD 167 Life of Hygge Homes By Dickerson

SILVER 46 Lucas Terramor Homes

SILVER 123 Hastings III Lennar

BRONZE 175 The Hemlock Haven Homes

CATEGORY 5: $415,000 – $460,000

GOLD 124 The Gable Chase Brandywine Homes

SILVER 81 Porter Lennar

BRONZE 10 Ansley Lennar

CATEGORY #6: $461,000 – $525,000

GOLD 141 Yates Mungo Homes

SILVER 129 Bradenton HHHunt Homes

BRONZE 59 Graham Stanley Martin Homes

CATEGORY #7: $526,000 – $599,000

GOLD 168 Staycation Homes By Dickerson

SILVER 121 The Mistybrook David Weekley Homes

BRONZE 165 Onyx II Gemstone Homes

CATEGORY #8: $600,000 – $655,000

GOLD 145 The Robin Cambridge Classic Homes

SILVER 83 The Magnolia Satterwhite Construction

BRONZE 39 Eden Retreat Homes By Dickerson

CATEGORY #9: $656,000 – $740,000

GOLD 56 The Hudson Ashton Woods

SILVER 144 The Annapolis Capitol City Homes

BRONZE 93 The Woodmont ICG Homes

CATEGORY #10: $741,000 – $775,000

GOLD 143 The Lauren Paige Braswell Custom Homes

SILVER 11 The Greenville Ashton Woods

BRONZE 155 Avanti Cady Construction

CATEGORY #11: $776,000 – $840,000

GOLD 131 The Radford Matt Baldwin Homes

SILVER 132 The Currituck ICG Homes

BRONZE 64 Kennedy Lynn Triple A Homes

CATEGORY #12: $841,000- $899,000

GOLD 154 Belle Vue Homes By Dickerson

SILVER 84 Oakwood Manor LTB Construction

BRONZE 112 Marleton Ridge Wardson Construction

CATEGORY #13: $900,000 – $975,000

GOLD 105 Kaitlyn Drees Homes

SILVER 113 First Fiddle Homes By Dickerson

BRONZE 79 The Mill House Wardson Construction

CATEGORY #14: $976,000 – $1,350,000

GOLD 88 Urban Chateau Speight Built

SILVER 21 The Sanctuary at Destin Sundance Signature Homes

BRONZE 114 Falls Retreat Bluestone Builders **ONE PERFECT SCORE**

CATEGORY #15: $1,400,000 – $1,800,000

GOLD 86 Living the Dream Medallion Construction

SILVER 22 Livin’ on the Edge Bost Custom Homes

BRONZE 90 The Gates to Midtown Raleigh Custom Homes

CATEGORY #16: $1,850,000 – $3,000,000

GOLD 85 Duchesse of Churchill Annis Mangrum

SILVER 106 Connie‘s Hasta La Vista Baby Raleigh Custom Homes

BRONZE 102 Fountainebleau AR Homes – Monterey Bay Raleigh

For more information on the Parade of Homes visit TriangleParade.com

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