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North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival-Cary Cary
North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival-Cary
Nov 25 at Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary

Cary's Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns this holiday season! The Festival will include more than 20 all new displays, each one comprised of hundreds of p...


Mandolin Orange
Dec 2 8:00 PM at Hayti Heritage Center in Durham

Lean in to Mandolin Oranges new album, Blindfaller, and its bound to happen. Youll suddenly pick up on the power and devastation lurking in its quietude, the doom hiding beneath its unvarnished beauty. Youll hear the way it magnifies the intimacy at the hear...


Ice Raleigh Raleigh
Ice Raleigh
Nov 19 at City Plaza in Raleigh

The downtown Raleigh outdoor ice rink is a two-month, community-wide winter celebration produced by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance in partnership with the City of Raleigh, drawing over thousands of people to the downtown area. A center piece during the winter...


Holiday Santa Train Raleigh
Holiday Santa Train
Dec 4 9:30 AM at MVP's in Raleigh

New Hope Valley Railway (NHVR), the Triangleís Train, announced its schedule for the 2016 season begins Sunday, April 10, in conjunction with the North Carolina Science Festival and concludes on Dec. 3, 4, 10 and 11 with Holiday Santa train rides. The railro...



A Little Cheer With Santa Raleigh
A Little Cheer With Santa
Dec 4 1:00 PM at Citrix in Raleigh

A Little Cheer With Santa 2016: Celebrate this holiday season with a special and memorable visit from Santa Claus at our 2nd Annual "A Little Cheer with Santa" event.  Your family will enjoy a festive, seated meal including desserts, hot cocoa, mimosas, craf...


The Black Lillies -w/Elise Davis
Dec 2 9:00 PM at Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh

The Black Lillies are a band for the ages: rich, rootsy tunes performed with as much heart as technical virtuosity. If you ask them, they’ll tell you they play “Tennessee music” – combining strains of swampy Memphis soul and blues with Nashville’s c...


Josh Gondelman of Last Week Tonight!
Dec 2 8:30 PM at DSI Comedy Theater in Chapel Hill

Josh Gondelman is a headwriter on John Oliver's Last Week Tonight. Lineup: Host and Local Feature TBDJosh Gondelman is a writer and comedian who incubated in Boston before moving to New York City, where he currently lives and works as a writer for Last W...


First Fridays at the Museum: Holiday Fare
Dec 2 5:00 PM at North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh

Happy Holidays! Whether you've been naughty or nice, treat yourself to 20% off everything* in the Museum Shop and enjoy the festivities, such as the Museum's holiday decorations and lobby level exhibits. Mix all that with some delicious samples of L...



Holiday Santa Train Raleigh
Holiday Santa Train
Dec 3 9:30 AM at MVP's in Raleigh

New Hope Valley Railway (NHVR), the Triangleís Train, announced its schedule for the 2016 season begins Sunday, April 10, in conjunction with the North Carolina Science Festival and concludes on Dec. 3, 4, 10 and 11 with Holiday Santa train rides. The railro...


Christmas Town Festival Fuquay Varina
Christmas Town Festival
Dec 3 6:00 PM at Christmas Town in Fuquay Varina

Welcome to the first annual Christmas Town Festival! Join us on December 3rd from 6-9 p.m. for amazing Christmas lights, Christmas movies, photos with Santa, roasting marshmallows, letters to Santa, Christmas crafts for the kids, and more! Free admission. See...


Duke Jazz Ensemble with Christian Sands, pianist
Dec 2 8:00 PM at Duke University in Durham

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Christian Sands, pianist Sponsor:MusicLocation:Baldwin Auditorium - MapCost:$10 general admission, $5 senior citizens, students freeWhen: 12/02/2016 at 08:00 PM to 12/02/2016 at 10:00 PM Contact: Thompson, ElizabethPhone: 660-3333Ch...


Durham Symphony Holiday Pops: with Soprano Louise Toppin and Guest Conductor Jackson Cooper
Dec 3 7:00 PM at DURHAM ARMORY in Durham

William Henry Curry, Conductor Special Guest: with Soprano Louise Toppin, with Guest Conductors Jackson Cooper and Oakley Lyons, Durham Nativity School Choir and the DSO Youth Percussion Ensemble. Arr. Wasson: Hark the Herald Trumpets Yon/Ryden: Gesu Bambino,...



Christmas Holiday Shoppe Craft Show
Dec 3 9:00 AM at St. Thomas More School in Chapel Hill

St. Thomas More Catholic School presents its 13th annual Christmas Holiday Shoppe craft show on Saturday, December 3, 2016 in the elegant Friends and Family Hall of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 940 Carmichael Street, Chapel Hill. Enjoy one-stop shopping wi...


Heart of the Holidays
Dec 3 at Downtown Cary in Raleigh

Fun, festival holiday events all taking place in Downtown Cary: -Gingerbread House Competition (pre-registration required) -Gifting Tree Project -Letters to Santa, starting Nov. 21-Dec. 10 -Santas Workshop (age 10 and  under with parent) at the Herbert C. Yo...


Rare Music Concert: Musicke's Chordes (Sam Breene & Jeff Noonan) with Samantha Arten
Dec 3 8:00 PM at Duke University in Durham

Rare Music Concert: Musicke's Chordes (Sam Breene & Jeff Noonan) with Samantha Arten Series Name:Rare Music Series (DUMIC)Sponsor:MusicLocation:East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room) - MapCost:FreeWhen: 12/03/2016 at 08:00 PM to 12/03/2016 at 09:30 PM Cont...


An Evening with Elves
Dec 2 6:00 PM at Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh

The twilight, twinkle and tradition of An Evening with Elves bring families and friends to Marbles year after year. Enjoy museum play, holiday activities, s'mores outdoors and other festive treats! Celebrate with Marbleous elves and visit with the Snowfla...



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