By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger

This year there are many seasonal festivals or fairs happening all throughout our area! Plus, as we get ready for the holidays, special sales and markets are popping up too! Today’s post focuses on all of these types of events happening in November (in chronological order by week) throughout the Triad and nearby.

Don’t forget: all of the following events are listed on our Event Page. We are still adding to this list, so if your favorite November festival, fair or holiday market is not included below, please email me to get it added.

Christmas with the Kringles

Millstone Creek Orchards
Details here: millstonecreekorchards.com/events/

Country Christmas Train
Select dates Nov. 26, 2021 – Dec. 27, 2021
Denton Farmpark
Details here: facebook.com/events/222327996406740

High Country Lights at Felts Park
November 25, 2021 – January 2, 2022; 6 pm – 10 pm Sunday through Thursday and 11:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday
601 S. Main Street, Galax, VA
Details here:  highcountrylights.com

Holidays at the Garden
Nov. 26, 2021 – Jan. 3, 2022; 5 pm – 9 pm
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont
Details here: dsbg.org/events-exhibits/exhibits/holidays/holidays-2021/

Kersey Valley Christmas
2021 Dates: Nov. 26, 27, 28; Dec. 3 – 5, 10 – 12, 17 –  23
Kersey Valley, Archdale
Details here: kerseyvalleychristmas.com/christmas-experience

Magic of Lights
November 19, 2021 – January 2, 2022; Sunday-Thursday 5pm-10pm and Friday-Saturday 5pm-11pm
Coastal Credit Union Music Park Raleigh
Details here: magicoflights.com/events/raleigh

Polar Express Train Ride
Nov. 12-13, 19-21, 26-28; Dec. 3-5, 9-12, 14-23
NC Transportation Museum
Details here: nctransportationmuseum.org/the-polar-express-train-ride

Speedway Christmas
Nov. 19, 2021 – Jan. 16, 2022 (Check website for specific closure dates)
6:00 PM 10:00 PM
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Details here: charlottemotorspeedway.com/events/speedway

Tanglewood Festival of Lights
November 12, 2021 – January 1, 2022; 6PM – 11PM – Except on 12/31 when the show closes at 10PM
Tanglewood Park, Clemmons
Details here: forsyth.cc/Parks/Tanglewood/fol/

The Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace
Saturdays & Sundays through Nov. 21, 2021
16445 Poplar Tent Rd, Huntersville
Details and Tickets here: carolina.renfestinfo.com

Tweetsie Christmas
Select Evenings Nov. 19 – Dec. 30, 2021 starting at 5 pm
Tweetsie Railroad, Blowing Rock
Details here: tweetsie.com/special-events/tweetsie-christmas/

Winterland Express & Celebration of Lights
2021 dates: November 20-December 30 (closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) Open 6-9 p.m. Sundays thru Thursdays; 6-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays
Kannapolis Village Park at 700 West C Street
Details here: kannapolisnc.gov/Government-Departments

Winter Wonderlights 2021
Nov. 6 – Jan. 2, 2021
Greensboro Science Center
Details here: greensboroscience.org/winterwonderlights

Christmas Wonderland of Lights 
Nov. 22-30, 2021
Zootastic Park, Troutman, NC
Details here: zootasticpark.com/christmas-wonderland.html

iSHOPDAVIE Days Virtual Vendor Event
Nov. 22 – 26, 2021 from 10 am to 3 pm
Online Event
Details here: facebook.com/events/1289374174835260

Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Art & Craft Festival
Nov. 26, 27 & 28, 2021
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Details here: gilmoreshows.com/craftsmens_classics_greensboro_christmas.shtml

Christmas Festival
2021 dates: Nov. 26 – 28, 2021 + Dec. 2–5, 9, 10–12, 16–19, 20–23, & 26
McLaurin Farms, 5601 N. Church Street, Greensboro
Details here: mclaurinfarms.com/christmas-festival.html

Black Friday Market
Nov. 26, 2021 from 11 am to 5 pm
RayLen Vineyards & Winery, Mocksville
Details here: facebook.com/events/1035940740537217

Christmas on The Farm
2021 dates: November 26 from 4 pm to 8 pm; November 28 from 9 am to 4 pm.
7109 Harlow Dr, High Point
Details here: facebook.com/events/1013530172740194

Spectacular Holiday Blooms
Nov. 26, 27, 28, 2021 (plus many dates in December) from 5:30 – 9 pm
Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, Kernersville
Details here: facebook.com/events/616419309494476

Light Festival 2021
Nov. 26 – Dec. 11, 2021; Fridays & Saturdays from 7 – 10 pm
1306 Thomason Street, Lexington, NC 27295
Details here: facebook.com/LLDMAnnualFestivaloflights

Kernersville Holiday Open House
Nov. 27, 2021 from 10 am to 2 pm
Downtown Kernersville
Details here: facebook.com/events/s/kernersville-holiday-open-hous

Deck the Halls in Pilot Mountain
Nov. 27 from 10 am to 4 pm
Downtown Pilot Mountain
Details here: facebook.com/events/266242755452532/

Holidaze Localpalooza
Nov. 27, 2021 from 11 am to 4 pm
Incendiary Brewing Company, Winston-Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/383382696778887

Small Business Saturday Market
Nov. 27, 2021 from Noon to 5 pm
Foothills Tasting Room, Winston-Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/504823360525460

The Holiday Shops at Studio 503
Nov. 27, 2021 from 12 to 5
503 E Washington St Greensboro
Details here: eventbrite.com/e/the-holiday-pop-up-shops-at-studio-503

Mount Airy Christmas Parade
Nov. 27, 2021 at 5 pm
Downtown Mt. Airy
Details here: mountairydowntown.org/christmas-parade.html

Merry Mishmash
Nov. 28, Dec. 5 and 11, 2021 from 12 to 4 pm
Fairytale Farm Animal Sanctuary
Details here: linktr.ee/fairytalefarm

Downtown Thomasville Christmas Parade
Nov. 28, 2021 at 2 pm
Details here: facebook.com/events/1502373303459021

6th Annual Santa & Smores
Nov. 29, 30 (and select December dates), 2021
Summerfield Farms, Greensboro
Details here: facebook.com/events/679041369740536

Clemmons Annual Tree Lighting
Nov. 30, 2021 at 6:30 pm
Village of Clemmons
Details here: facebook.com/events/1043214999828814

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Watch For These Events Next Year

Day of the Dead – Ofrenda Exhibition 
Nov. 1 – 13, 2021 from 8 am to 5 pm
Center for Visual Artists, 200 N Davie St, Greensboro
Details here: facebook.com/events/1069659620447444

Diwali Celebration
Nov. 4 – 6, 2021 from 6 pm to 10 pm
Triad Hindu Temple, 7751 Alcorn Rd, Greensboro
Details here: facebook.com/events/597225505033432

Shop The Block
Nov. 4 – 7, 2021 from 12 am to 11 pm
Downtown Winston-Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/405724031227880

Holiday Market
Nov. 5 – 7, 2021 (times on website)
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Details here: gilmoreshows.com/holiday_market.shtml

Moravian Market Days
Nov. 5 and 6, 2021 at 9 am
South Fork Community Center
Details here: cricketsnest.com/moravian-market-days-at-south-fork-park.html

Apple Cider 5K/10K
November 6, 2021 from 9 am to 11 am
Millstone Creek Orchards, Ramseur
Details here: millstonecreekapplecider5k10k.itsyourrace.com/event

3rd Annual Christmas In The Woods
Nov. 6, 2021 from 9 am to 3 pm
Faith Barn Market, 220 Academy Dr, Thomasville
Details here: facebook.com/events/306183834635000

Pilot View Vintage Market
Nov. 6, 2021 from 9 am to 4 pm
Pilot Mountain Main Street
Details here: pilotmountainnc.org/vist/page/pilot-view-vintage-market

Pumpkin Smash
Nov. 6, 2021 at 10 am
Lake Brandt Marina, Greensboro
Details here: facebook.com/events/1174368376391203

Fall in the Park
Nov. 6, 2021 at 10 am
6231 Lisa Dr, Oak Ridge
Details here: facebook.com/events/880238519195614

Winston-Salem Veterans Day Parade
Nov. 6, 2021 from 10 am to 1 pm
Downtown Winston-Salem
Details here: cityofws.org/489/Street-Closings-Due-To-Events

Art Show & Sale Fundraiser
Nov. 6, 2021 from 10 am to 3 pm
875 W 5th St, Winston-Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/439436144190666

Annual Statesville Pumpkin Fest
Nov. 6, 2021 from 10 am to 5 pm
Historic Downtown Statesville
Details here: facebook.com/events/1001082910228362

Oak Ridge Fall Craft Show
Nov. 6, 2021 from 10 am to 6 pm
Oak Ridge Town Park, 6231 Lisa Dr, Oak Ridge
Details here: fairsandfestivals.net/events/details/2021-oak-ridge-fall-in-the-park-event

Fall Festival
Nov. 6, 2021 at 11 am
3802 Samet Dr, High Point
Details here: facebook.com/events/1007493523362559

Fall Festival in Haw River
Nov. 6, 2021 from 11 am to 3 pm
Grace Christian Academy, 415 Roxboro St, Haw River
Details here: facebook.com/events/996154104313129

Holiday Ardmore Art Walk
Nov. 6, 2021 from 11 am to 4:30 pm
501 Miller St, Winston-Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/1233750463759220

Autumn Harvest Jubilee
Nov. 6, 2021 from 11 am to 5 pm
Davidson County Fairgrounds
Details here: facebook.com/events/228105589277502

Fall Festival at Northwood Community Center
Nov. 6, 2021 from Noon to 3 pm
2409 Ambassador Ct, High Point
Details here: facebook.com/events/4448577561887824

Fall Block Party
Nov. 6, 2021 from 1 pm to 5 pm
Savor the Moment Bakery & Dessert Cafe, Greensboro
Details here: facebook.com/events/621149742376015

Chili Cook Off
Nov. 6, 2021 at 3 pm
Destination Downtown Mebane
Details here: facebook.com/events/3077602362554590

Miles for Meals 5K and Family Fun Festival
Nov. 6, 2021 at 4 pm
Tanglewood Festival of Lights, Clemmons
Details here: facebook.com/events/866152767371927

Holiday Market at Wise Man Brewery
November 7, 2021 from Noon to 5 pm
826 Angelo Bros Ave, Winston-Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/1332783643788437

Family Fun Day
November 7, 2021 at 1 pm
Zane’s Clodbuster Farms, Kernersville
Details here: facebook.com/events/207465684830041

Totally Outstanding Awesome Stroll through Tanglewood
Nov. 7, 2021 at 7 pm
Tanglewood Festival of Lights, Clemmons
Details here: facebook.com/events/363905282105983

Day of the Dead – Ofrenda Exhibition 
Nov. 1 – 13, 2021 from 8 am to 5 pm
Center for Visual Artists, 200 N Davie St, Greensboro
Details here: facebook.com/events/1069659620447444

Paws in the Park
Nov. 8 and 9, 2021 from 5:30 pm – 9 pm
Tanglewood Park, Clemmons
Details here: facebook.com/events/866847164196852

Merry Merry Market
November 11 – 17, 2021
Revolution Mill Colonnade Events Center, 1000 Revolution Mill Drive, Greensboro
Details here: merrymerrymarketgso.com

Veterans Day Parade
Nov. 11, 2021 from 4 pm to 6 pm
Main Street Lexington
Details here: lexingtonnc.gov/Home/Components/Calendar

Jingle & Mingle Downtown for Girls Night Out
Nov. 11, 2021 from 4 to 8 pm
Downtown Mount Airy
Details here: facebook.com/events/598362494649749

17th Annual Cheers! (a virtual event)
Nov 12 at 7 pm
Online
Details here: wakehealth.edu/About-Us/About-Brenner-Childrens

Community Stone Soup Fundraiser
Nov. 13, 2021 at 8 am
Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
Details here: facebook.com/events/344923537113665

9th Annual Holiday Market
Nov. 13, 2021 from 8 am to 1 pm
Jamestown Presbyterian Church
Details here: facebook.com/events/s/9th-annual-holiday-market/388153859623118

Annual Craft Fair
Nov. 13 from 9 am to 2 pm
Rec Center, 205 E Main St, Thomasville
Details here: facebook.com/events/3552310561661403

Holiday Craft Fair
Nov. 13, 2021 from 9 am to 3 pm
Randolph-Asheboro YMCA
Details here: facebook.com/events/385421093244292

Annual Downtown Graham Veteran’s Day Parade & Festival
Nov. 13, 2021 at 10 am
Downtown Graham
Details here: alamance-nc.com/veterans/parade-information/

Holiday Vendor Market Extravaganza
Nov. 13, 2021 from 11 am to 8 pm
Hanes Mall, Winston-Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/225443616234003

Christmas Outdoor Market
November 13 and 20, 2021 from 10 am to 3 pm
Millstone Creek Orchards, Ramseur
Details here: millstonecreekorchards.com/events/

Veterans Family Day
November 13, 2021 from 11 am to 3 pm
Secret Meadows at Green Dell Farm, 845 Sullivan Road, Thomasville
Details here: eventbrite.com/e/veteran-family-day-tickets-1884191457

Pumpkin Prowl
Nov. 13, 2021 from 11 am to 3 pm
Conservators Center, 676 East Hughes Mill Road, Burlington
Details here: conservatorscenter.org/visit/events/pumpkinprowl

3rd Annual LeanBack GiveBack Thanksgiving Affair
Nov. 13, 2021 from 12:30 to 6 pm
Bailey Park, Winston-Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/525256211935842

Thanksgiving Drive In BINGO
Nov. 13, 2021 at 2 pm
Bolton Park, Winston-Salem
Details here: cityofws.org/827/Recreation-Parks

Kaleideum After Dark: Local Artist Showcase
Nov 13, 2021 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Kaleideum North, 400 W. Hanes Mill Rd Winston Salem
Details here:  eventvesta.com/events/9944/t/tickets

MADE 4 the Holidays Marketplace
Nov. 14, 2021 at 11 am
Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
Details here: facebook.com/events/334092555080188

Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch at Armstrong Artisan Farm
Fridays and Saturdays now through Nov 6, 2021
Armstrong Artisan Farm, Walnut Cove
Details and Times are here: facebook.com/events/885616848941438

Fall on the Farm at Smith Hollow Farm
Saturdays and Sundays until Nov. 7, 2021
5920 Smith Hollow Road, Kernersville
Details here: facebook.com/events/882473436019690

Fun on the Farm at Patterson Farm
Now through Nov. 6, 2021
10390 Caldwell Rd, Mount Ulla
Details here: visitpattersonfarm.com/fall-events

Holiday Market at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex
November 5 – 7, 2021
Greensboro Coliseum Complex, Greensboro
Details here: greensborocoliseum.com/events/detail/2021-holiday-market

Scarrigan Farms 2021
Select dates throughout October and early November 2021 (*13 and older recommended*)
1213 Oak Ridge Farm, Mooresville
Details are here: facebook.com/events/228399135877387

Spookywoods 2021
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until November 6 2021 (evenings only; *13 and older recommended*)
Kersey Valley, 1615 Kersey Valley Rd., Archdale
Details, Specific Dates and Times, and Tickets are here: spookywoods.com

Fall Festival, Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
Weekends in October and November, 2021
Hubb’s Farm, 10276 U.S. Hwy. 421 North, Clinton
Website here: www.hubbsfarmnc.com

Historic Downtown Mount Airy Ghost Tours
Friday & Saturday Nights until November 13, 2021
Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, Mount Airy
Details here: facebook.com/events/528885024868511

Annual Merry Merry Market
Nov. 17, 2021 from 9 am to 8 pm; Cash/credit bar 5:00-8:00pm
Revolution Mill Colonnade Events Center, Greensboro
Details here: merrymerrymarketgso.com

Christmas Wonderland of Lights 
Nov. 19 and 20, 2021
Zootastic Park, Troutman, NC
Details here: zootasticpark.com/christmas-wonderland.html

Reynolda Village Holiday Stroll
November 19, 2021 from 5 pm to 8 pm
Reynolda Village Shops & Restaurants, Winston-Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/188068296697865

Lighting of the Green
Nov. 19, 2021 at 5:30 pm
Downtown Gibsonville
Details here: gibsonville.net/events

Light Up Downtown (North Wilkesboro)
Nov. 19, 2021 from 6 to 9 pm
Town of North Wilkesboro
Details here: facebook.com/events/1235119570337223

2021 Holly Days Bazaar Sip and Shop
Nov. 19, 2021 from 6 – 9 pm
Elon Community Church
Details here: facebook.com/events/3216193481941580

Annual Youth Fall Bazaar & Holiday Sale
Nov. 20, 2021 from 8 am to 2 pm
Friedberg Moravian Church, 2178 Friedberg Church Rd, Winston-Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/462038145119304

Kingswood Fall Outdoor Bazaar
Nov. 20 from 9 am to 11 am
Kingswood United Methodist Church, Rural Hall
Details here: facebook.com/events/189877923297138

Winter Wonderland Holiday Craft Show
Nov. 20, 2021from 9 am to 3 pm
Mebane Arts and Community Center, 622 Corrigidor Drive, Mebane
Details here: festivalnet.com/71821/Mebane-North-Carolina/Holiday-Celebrations

2021 Holly Days Bazaar
Nov. 20, 2021 from 9 am to 3 pm
Elon Community Church
Details here: facebook.com/events/550038956278378

Burlington Christmas Parade
Nov. 20 at 10 am
Downtown Burlington
Details here: facebook.com/events/360834985737097

Pop Up Market
Nov. 20, 2021 from 10 am to 2 pm
Bull City Ciderworks, S Railroad St, Lexington
Details here: facebook.com/events/4105240109604041

Community Market Christmas Show
Nov. 20, 2021 from 10 am to 3 pm
American Legion Post 55, 111 Miller Street, Winston Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/1341078179643459

Piedmont Craftsmen’s Craft Fair
Nov. 20, 2021 from 10 am to 6 pm
Nov. 21, 2021 from 12 pm to 5 pm
Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/4752968534735899

Whimsical Women Fall Art Show
Nov. 20 from 11 am to 3 pm
Details here: facebook.com/events/430972038349658

Thanksgiving Open House
Nov. 20, 2021 from Noon to 4 pm
RayLen Vineyards, 3577 U.S. 158, Mocksville
Details here: raylenvineyards.com/nc-winery-events/

High Point Holiday Party
Nov. 20, 2021 from Noon to 10 pm
Truist Point in High Point
Details here: furniturelandrotary.org/FRCweb/FRC-HighPointHolidayParty.shtml

Chili Cook Off 
Nov. 20, 2021 at 2 pm
Ole Watering Hole Wallburg, 4371 Thomasville Rd, Winston-Salem
Details here: facebook.com/events/595753368132068

Hometown Holiday Celebration
Nov. 20, 2021 from 3 pm to 8 pm
Destination Downtown Mebane
Details here: facebook.com/events/1808805679305603

Light up the Holidays
Nov. 20, 2021 at 4 pm
Downtown Thomasville
Details here: facebook.com/events/263540675635242

Summerfield Christmas Tree Lighting
Nov. 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm
5200 US-220 N, Summerfield, NC 27358
Details here: facebook.com/events/194399149508179

Tree Lighting Ceremony in Kannapolis
Nov. 20, 2021 at 6 pm
Village Park, 700 West C St, Kannapolis
Details here: kannapolisnc.gov/Government-Departments/Parks-Recreation/Kannapolis-Christmas

Holiday Sip & Shop on The Farm
Nov. 21, 2021 at 1 pm
Summerfield Farms, Summerfield
Details here: facebook.com/events/4712676468792028

Holiday Pop-Up at Clemmons Farmer’s Market
Nov. 21, 2021 from 2 to 5 pm
Jerry Long YMCA, Clemmons
Details here: facebook.com/events/1919411171566212

Pittsboro Holly Days Tree Lighting 
November 21, 2021 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Downtown Pittsboro
Details here: facebook.com/events/3138269016447366