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Thanksgiving in Wendell Falls

10 November . 2021

Thanksgiving in Wendell Falls

The leaves are falling which means Thanksgiving is calling! There are several festive activities to enjoy this Thanksgiving in Wendell Falls and the surrounding areas.

What’s going on in Wendell Falls?

Porch Decorating Contest: Now - November 28th

Send in a picture of your fall-inspired front porch decor to by November 28th to enter the Wendell Falls Autumn Porch Decorating Contest! The Wendell Falls Community Association team will select two winners who will receive a prize and have their entries featured in next month’s newsletter!

Food Trucks

Come feast on a cornucopia of goodies from this month’s food trucks! There will be a variety of options at The Grove throughout November including:


Veteran’s Giftbag Giveaway: November 11th, 5 - 6 p.m., Lakeside Pavilion

As a thank you to all the veterans who live in our neighborhood and to honor those who have bravely served our country, there will be gift bags for the first 48 veterans at the Lakeside Pavilion on November 11th. Wendell Falls is honored to have many veterans living in our community, and we appreciate their service to our country. 

Flannel Festival November 20th, 3 - 7 p.m., The Grove

Grab your favorite flannel and join us at The Grove for a day of fall festivities! Come out and enjoy music, arts and crafts, giant yard games, food trucks and more! 

Virtual Potluck Friendsgiving 

It’s turkey time! Share your favorite Thanksgiving dishes with your neighbors! Send your gobble-worthy recipes to, as well as any photos of the dish or accompanying stories. Submit your recipe by November 23rd to appear in a booklet for residents to try for themselves!

Coat Drive: Now - November 26th, Farmhouse

During the month of November, the Wendell Falls Community Association is holding a coat drive! Wendell Falls is partnering with Raleigh Rescue Mission to spread warmth to the homeless. All month long, residents can donate new or gently used coats to the donation box located in the Farmhouse. All coats will be donated on November 26th. 

Coat Drive Thank You

Trotting around the Triangle

Free Wine Tasting and Food Truck Every Thursday in November, 5:30 - 8 p.m., Zin Yoga and Wine 1411 Aversboro Road Suite 309, Garner

Grab a friend and a glass to enjoy free wine tastings at Zin Yoga and Wine every Thursday in November. There will also be a variety of local food trucks from around the Triangle area so you can gobble ‘til you wobble! 

Trophy Trot 10k November 25, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Dix Park Conservancy 

Get ready for Raleigh's newest Thanksgiving tradition. Signature skyline views of downtown with a medal, beer and afterparty at Trophy Brewing on Maywood Avenue. Proceeds go to benefit Healing Transitions, so come kick off your holiday in style and help us support this amazing organization! Click here to register. 

The JUST THINK FIRST 5K Road Race: November 25th, 8 a.m., Wakefield High

Held each year in the fall, the JUST THINK FIRST race is the major fundraiser for the program. This year the road race is funding a new video currently being produced on the topic of teens and teenage drug use. Besides funding for the video projects, proceeds from the 5K race also pay for speakers and various activities planned during the school year. In addition, scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors in the spring. 

The Raleigh Turkey Trot November 25th, near the corner of Campus Shore Drive and Main Campus Drive, Raleigh

Work up an appetite for Thanksgiving Dinner and help fight Multiple Sclerosis at the Raleigh Turkey Trot! The event includes a 5K Race/Run plus a 100-yard Kids' Dash. The 5k is $42 per participant and the kids’ dash is $6. Registration is limited and closes on November 24th. 

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