RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Several events across North Carolina and the Triangle are canceled or postponed this weekend because of Tropical Storm Ian.

The former hurricane had weakened to a tropical storm after making landfall on the west coast of Florida as a major category 4 storm on Wednesday.

It is expected to become a hurricane again before hitting South Carolina Friday.

North Carolina is expected to feel the effects Friday, with Central North Carolina expecting rain Friday through Sunday. Most of the rainfall is expected Friday followed by scattered showers on Saturday and Sunday.

Click here for CBS 17’s latest forecast for Tropical Storm Ian.

Ahead of the storm hitting the Tar Heel state, organizers have decided to cancel or postpone events ranging from festivals, fundraisers and football games.

The following events have been postponed:

Raleigh’s Jazz in the Square

  • Second Line Stompers were originally scheduled to perform the free concert Thursday in Moore Square
  • Raleigh’s Parks and Recreation says it is not clear when it will be rescheduled

Wendell Harvest Festival

  • Originally scheduled for this Saturday
  • Rescheduled for Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Click here for the latest information

Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Moore County

  • Originally schedules for this Saturday
  • Rescheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at Aberdeen Lake Park
  • Click here to register

North Carolina Wesleyan University Homecoming

  • Football game against Huntingdon College is rescheduled for noon on Saturday, Nov. 5
  • Homecoming events are rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6
  • Organizers say the Athletic Hall of Fame event at 7 p.m. Friday will still take place as planned

City of Burlington’s Electronic Waste Recycling Event

  • The free event was originally scheduled for this weekend
  • Rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The following events are canceled:

Spring Hope National Pumpkin Festival

  • Originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday
  • Organizers say they do not plan to reschedule

Annual Celebrate Fuquay-Varina festival

North Carolina Wesleyan University Alumni Golf Outing

  • Originally scheduled for Friday at 1 p.m.

Autumn Bash at Goodyear All American Speedway in Jacksonville

  • This weekend’s races are called off
  • Organizers say the next race will take place on Sunday, Oct. 16, headlined by Late Model Stock Cars

The following are closed:

North Carolina Zoo

  • Closed to the public Friday and Saturday
  • Zoo officials anticipate reopening Sunday
  • They plan to update their website with the latest information

Town of Apex

  • All town offices on Friday Sept. 30
  • all parks on Friday Sept. 30
  • Town programs on Friday Sept. 30

The following school districts have announced closures or remote learning:

Moore County Schools

Franklin County Schools

  • The district says schools with be closed to students and staff Friday, Sept. 30

Orange County Schools

  • The district says schools will be closed Friday, Sept. 30. More details are available on the OCS website

Vance County Schools

  • The district says schools will be closed for all students Friday, Sept. 30
  • Staff will have an optional workday
  • All campuses close at 1 p.m. Friday

Wilson County Schools

  • The district says schools and offices will be closed Friday Sept. 30 for all students and staff across the district, including Central Office
  • Before and Afterschool Care Programs, Daycare Programs and the Pre-K programs are also closed Friday
  • Afterschool activities and athletics scheduled for Friday and the weekend are canceled

Warren County Schools

  • The district says schools will be closed Friday, Sept. 30
  • All after school activities are canceled for Friday

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

  • The district says schools and offices will be closed Friday, Sept. 30 and through the weekend
  • Extracurricular activities, including testing, will be canceled or postponed to a later date
  • Friday is an optional remote teacher workday for staff

Wake County Schools

  • The district says classes are canceled for Friday, Sept. 30
  • Extracurricular and after school activities are canceled
  • No make-up day will be required, schools will use banked instructional time

Durham Public Schools

  • The district will operate in remote, asynchronous learning Friday, Sept. 30
  • All weekend activities have been canceled
  • Officials say schools will communicate with families regarding assignments and classes

Lee County Schools

  • The district will operate on an “asynchronous remote learning day” Friday, Sept. 30
  • Students are expected to work independently on assignments teachers will provide in advance
  • No virtual classroom instruction

Halifax County Schools

  • The district says all schools and administrative offices will be closed Friday, Sept. 30

Harnett County Schools

  • The district says schools will operate on a remote learning schedule Friday, Sept. 30

Hoke County Schools

  • The district says Friday, Sept. 30 will be an “asynchronous remote learning day” for all students and a remote working day for all staff

Chatham County Schools

  • The district say Friday Sept. 30 will be a remote learning day
  • If the power goes out, the district says it will be an asynchronous learning day
  • All school campuses and district offices will be closed
  • School-related activities for Friday evening and Saturday have been canceled

Edgecombe County Schools

  • The district says Friday, Sept. 30 will be a remote learning day for all students and staff
  • All district buildings will be closed
  • Students are expected to work independently on assignments teachers will provide
  • All extracurricular activities and afterschool programs scheduled for Friday are canceled

The following colleges and universities are closed or canceled classes:

Fayetteville State University

  • Fayetteville State University canceled all classes starting Thursday evening, and will remain canceled through Sunday

Methodist University

  • Methodist University in Fayetteville has canceled all on-campus classes and events scheduled for Friday, Sept. 30
  • All offices are closed
  • Online classes will occur as normal

Barton College

  • Barton College in Wilson is closed Friday, Sept. 30

This is an ongoing list. Check back for updates.

If your event is postponed or canceled due to Tropical Storm Ian and you want it added to this list, please email information to newstips@cbs17.com.

Wes Hohenstein, Rachel Duensing, Bill Reh, Lance Blocker and Laura Smith contributed to this article.