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Kid's Night Out: Ho Ho Ho & Mistletoe (Special Needs) - Flour Power Cary, North Hills & Holly Springs

Call or email for time. Head on over for our Special Needs class today! Let’s hope our awesome Gingerbread Men ...

Polar Express Weekend

Reindeer Camp Reindeer have landed in Ready Set School for the weekend and need to be fed, brushed and taken care ...

Breakfast with Santa - Windborne United Methodist Church

Join us for Windborne Preschool's annual Breakfast with Santa. Enjoy a breakfast of pancakes, sausage and fruit (plenty of coffee ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: Windborne United Methodist Church | 9121 Six Forks Road, Raleigh NC 27615
  • Cost: $6 in advance, $8 at the door, 2 and under free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Breakfast with Santa - Color Me Mine

Join Color Me Mine, Cary --Breakfast, painting and Santa.

Annual Reindeer Games

This YMCA event is open to non-members. Calling all Elves! Join us for a morning of outdoor fun on Saturday, ...

Breakfast with Mrs. Claus - Garden Supply Company

We invite you to join us for one of our favorite traditions, Breakfast with Mrs. Calus. This is a wonderful ...

Garner Great Gift Extravaganza

Over 100 Vendors, Pictures with Santa, Unique Gifts from Local Vendors for all your Christmas Shopping Needs with Hassle-Free Parking, ...

  • 9:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Garner Magnet High School | 8228 Hebron Road, Garner NC 27529
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

Jolly Elf Trail Run

The 12th annual Jolly Elf Trail Run will take place on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the Wake Med Cross ...

Reindeer Romp 5K

Join us for the Reindeer Romp 5K on the beautiful campus of the N.C. Museum of Art! This is the ...

Sportscard, Memorabilia & Comic Con

Over 80 exhibitors will be buying, selling and trading vintage to new sportscards, memorabilia and comics on over 225 tables! ...

Taste Buds Kitchen: Gingerbread House Workshop (Ages 2+ Family)

Celebrate the season with family bonding and gingerbread fun at our signature December Workshop. Parent and child pairs work together ...

New Hope Valley Train: Holiday Santa Train

New Hope Valley Railway (NHVR) continues its annual holiday tradition with Santa Trains. Santa Claus will be on board each ...

  • 9:30 am 
  • Location: New Hope Valley Railway, 3900 Bonsal Rd. New Hill, NC 27562
  • Cost: $12-$14; children under 2 ride free on all trains
  • Website: www.triangletrain.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

All American Girls Create & Play at Optimist Community Center

Bring your favorite doll and enjoy some special create-and-play time together! We may make crafts and accessories, read stories, play ...

Art Buzz Kids Holiday Workshop!: Wine and Design Cary

Parents, this one's for the kiddos! Drop 'em off while you get those holiday errands done. We'll be creating a ...

Art Buzz Kids: Mr. or Mrs. Picasso Head - Wine and Design Wake Forest

Art Buzz Kids event! Ages 5 and up welcome. Advance ticket purchase required. Questions? email wf@wineanddesign.com. Kid-friendly snacks and drinks ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Wine & Design | 1839 S Main St, Ste. 116 Wake Forest, NC
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: wineanddesign.com
  • Category: Classes

Art Buzz Kids:You Choose! Ornament or Tree - Wine and Design Apex

Great for ALL ages, sign up to paint with us - Art Buzz Kids style! No artistic talent needed, just ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Wine & Design | 5452 Apex Peakway, Apex NC 27502
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: wineanddesign.com
  • Category: Classes

Artarama Hour - Artopia

Get messy, get creative and have lots of FUN! Let’s create together! Designed for YOU to participate, create, and enjoy. ...

Bass Pro Shop - Santa's Wonderland

Share the Wonder. The most wonderful time of the year is almost here! Gather the family and come to experience ...

Christmas Doll Tea Party

Participants are invited to bring their favorite doll out of a festive Christmas tea party. We will make Christmas-inspired jewelry ...

Christmas at Oak View Farm: How they Celebrated from 1850 - 1950

12/9 tours at 10am & 1pm. Tour the Plank Kitchen and Main House and see decorations interpreting five different time ...

Drop, Shop and Roll - Lions Park Community Center

Parents, need somewhere safe, fun and relaxing for the kids while you do your Holiday shopping? Drop the kids off ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Lions Park Community Center | 516 Dennis Ave., Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Fun Saturday: Ready to Wear - NC Museum of Art

Discover art in the Museum’s collection that transforms everyday objects, places, and ideas into something HUGE! Then, collaborate with your ...

Gingerbread Jamboree Family Workshop at Marbles Museum

Two workshops to choose from: 10am-Noon and 1:30-3:30. Enjoy creating a sweet treat masterpiece with friends and family, and leave ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Marbles Kids Museum | 201 East Hargett Street | Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Advance Tickets: $12 per member/$15 per non-member/$20 per house
  • Website: www.marbleskidsmuseum.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Holiday Cookies and Milk with Santa - Anderson Point Park

Ages 2-8. Enjoy some time with Santa! We will have cookies and milk for the kids and a holiday craft. ...

Holidays with the Popes

Visit the Pope House Museum from 10-4 for a holiday celebration joined by a jolly special guest, Santa! See the ...

Kids Club® North Pole Photo Props

They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign ...

Mordecai Holidays Open House

Come get your holiday season started with a visit to Mordecai Historic Park for our annual Holiday Open House! Guests ...

Parkside Town Commons Ice Rink

Stay active during the holiday season while having fun with the whole family at the Parkside Town Commons Ice Rink! ...

Santa's Workshop (Clayton - Before the Christmas Parade)

Enjoy a family morning before the annual Clayton Christmas Parade and join us Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 10 a.m. ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Clayton Community Center | 715 Amelia Church Road, Clayton NC 27520
  • Cost: Free with the donation of two canned goods
  • Website: www.townofclaytonnc.org
  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

Santa´s Elves Workshop & Food Drive - Laurel Hills Community Center

The holiday season is here, and the Raleigh Youth Council has planned a festive morning for children. This drop-in program ...

Second Saturday at the Raleigh Fire Museum

The Raleigh Fire Museum is a family-friendly attraction in downtown Raleigh, open on the second Saturday of each month, from ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Raleigh Fire Museum | 105 Keeter Center Dr. Raleigh, NC
  • Website: 919.964.1070
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Snakes and Scales: Durham Medical Orchestra

On December 9, at 10am and at 10:30am, the Duke Medical Orchestra (DMO) is proud to host Oregon-based author and ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Whiteville: Second Saturday Storytime

Join us the second Saturday of each month for a special story and hands-on craft activity. Storytime is recommended for ...

Youth Holiday Sewing

During this one day class, participants will make at least 2 holiday themed projects. All supplies are provided. Sewing experience ...

ABC Craft and Learn: A Kindergarten Readiness Program

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in an interactive program with an alphabet craft to nurture ...

Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream

3 Shows: 10:30 am, 2:30 pm or 6:30 pm. Celebrate what’s possible as the adventures of five daring Disney heroines ...

Family Workshop! PLANK Wood Sign or Youth Wood Sign Workshop! - AR Workshop

Bring the family and join AR Workshop for a DIY class to make a Plank Wood Sign or Youth Wood ...

Hour of Code Week

Each year, the first week of December is Computer Science Education Week. What began as a one-hour coding challenge designed ...

  • 10:30 am -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime for All Ages - Page 158 Books

On Wednesdays at noon and Saturdays at 10:30 am we have a free Storytime for all ages. For more information, ...

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour - NC Museum of Art

Discover art from other places and times. Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Changing themes.

Baby's First Birthday Event - Toys R Us

Is your baby turning one soon? Join us in store to celebrate this milestone with free activities, giveaways and great ...

Happy Holly Days Christmas Parade - Holly Springs

Floats, bands, dancers, decorated vehicles, horses, marching groups and all sorts of entertaining entries will travel Main Street through downtown, ...

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come ...

See Spot Read - Wake County Libraries

Dogs are patient, attentive, non-judgmental-​-AND they love to be read to! We invite beginning readers to come and practice their ...

The Nutcracker at Carolina Theatre

2 shows: 11AM & 3:30PM. The Triangle Youth Ballet will perform Tchaikovsky’s classic, 125 year-old Russian ballet, The Nutcracker, Act ...

Weekly Children's Storytime - Brier Creek Barnes & Noble

Join us every Saturday at 11 am for Children's Storytime!

Weekly Children's Storytime - Cary Barnes & Noble

Join us every Wednesday at 10 am for Preschool Storytime!

Weekly Children's Storytime - Crabtree Mall Barnes & Noble

Join us every Saturday at 11:00 for Storytime followed by a special craft.

Weekly Children's Storytime - Triangle Town Center Barnes & Noble

Join us every Friday at 11 am for Childrens Storytime!

Preschool Holiday Art Fun

Kids love to explore and create with different art materials! Bring your preschooler for a morning of art play and ...

Ready, Set, School Community Playdate - Wake County Libraries

Join Marbles Kids Museum at the library for family play to support kids ages 3-5 in getting ready for school. ...

Apex Christmas Nativity Celebration

Hundreds of Nativity displays from around the world are exhibited amidst a backdrop of lighted Christmas trees and seasonal, live ...

  • 12:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: United Skates Raleigh | 2901 Trawick Road, Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: $6.50; Skate Rental $3.50; Roller Blade Rental $4.50
  • Website: www.unitedskates.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Art - Krafty Kids: Merry Wreath - mas! (Optimist Community Center)

Get your creative juices flowing in this class focused on creating! Join us for a different and creative arts-and-craft project ...

Cinderella - Raleigh Little Theatre

Shows at 1:00 and 5:00. This musical comedy is a holiday sugarplum for the whole family. Just the right mixture ...

Grinch Candy Cane Hunt (Ages 6-12) - Bond Park (Cary)

The Grinch discovered that elves have hidden red and white candy canes along with some specialty canes at one of ...

Holiday Music Festival - Triangle Town Center & Commons

Please join us for our Eighth Annual Holiday Music Festival on Saturday, December 9th. Performances will take place on the ...

Santa at North Hills

He’s making a list and checking it twice Gonna find out who’s naughty and nice Santa Claus is coming to Midtown! Visit Santa ...

Wake Forest Christmas Parade

Area residents and guests are invited to experience the sights and sounds of the holiday season at the 2017 Wake ...

Winter Wildlife Wonderland (Ages 6-10)

A kid's day out in nature means...PARENTS' SHOPPING DAY! Children will spend an action packed afternoon with nature center staff ...

  • 1:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: - R $26.00 - N $134.00
  • Website: townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Meet the Animals

From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. This free program is open to all ...

  • 1:30 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

Santa Painting Workshop!

Come paint Santa! Students will have so much fun working on a large 12x24 canvas, painting Santa with an exceptionaly ...

Special Blessings Christmas Party (Special Needs)

We will be serving lunch, followed by a Birthday Party for Jesus, then the finale, a visit from Santa!!! Families ...

A Christmas Carol - Duke Energy Center Memorial Auditorium

Ira David Wood III’s beloved musical comedy, A Christmas Carol, celebrates its 43rd Anniversary this year. The show has been ...

Carolina Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Join Carolina Ballet as they celebrate the 16th anniversary of Carolina Ballet’s family favorite, The Nutcracker. A holiday tradition that’s ...

Cary Jaycees Christmas Parade

For the past thirty-nine consecutive years the Cary Jaycees have sponsored the Cary Jaycee Christmas Parade in downtown Cary. The ...

Coder Fair

theCoderSchool Cary hosts seasonal Coder Fair. It's like a science fair but for those who love to code. Kids display ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: The Coder School | 201 Davis Grove Circle Cary, NC 27519
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.thecoderschool.com
  • Category: Free

Family Wildlife Series: Holiday Habitat Helpers - Blue Jay Point

You can attract winter wildlife to your backyard by providing or improving their habitat. We’ll check out Blue Jay’s Garden ...

Nature Winter Ramble (Ages 16+)

Stretch your legs, clear your mind, and experience nature. You'll continue your lifelong learning through informative and educational nature walks ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs, Swift Creek Loop Trail | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: $6 (Resident) $8 (Non-resident)
  • Website: townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come ...

THE GRINCH (Costume character) at Quail Ridge Books

How big will your heart grow today? The Grinch (costume character) will join us for a reading of Dr. Seuss's ...

Wagon Ride with Santa - Harris Lake Park

Harris Lake will welcome a special holiday visitor this December! Santa will take time out of his busy schedule to ...

A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol / The Great Big Holiday Bake Off

About the Shows: In A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol everyone’s favorite classic holiday tale gets the fractured fairy-tale treatment. Mother ...

Clayton Christmas Parade

There’s just something about a small town Christmas Parade! Sponsored and organized by the Clayton Rotary, this annual event features ...

Raleigh Ringers 2017 Holiday Concert

The Raleigh Ringers present an entertaining 2-hour performance filled with holiday favorites, original compositions, classical arrangements and the traditional class ...

Cookies & Milk with Santa at the Garden Hut

Enjoy cookies and milk as you visit with Santa! Don’t forget to bring your wish list! Free. RSVP, required.

Drop, Shop, Roll @ eNeRGy Kidz!

We know that the holidays can be stressful and that you need some time to get all that Holiday shopping ...

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Holiday Express at Pullen Park

Children and adults alike will enjoy this Triangle tradition as Pullen Park is festively decorated with thousands of lights and ...

Calling for Owls (Ages 3-5) - Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve

Learn about the owls that live in and around the nature preserve. We'll hear a story about owls and go ...

  • 4:30 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park | 5229 Awls Haven Drive Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $3
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

#FORRALEIGH Christmas Fest

Enjoy #FORRaleigh Christmas Fest--A Journey to the North Pole! Take the whole family to this free event and make some ...

Holiday Festival! at the NC Botanical Garden

Get away from the hustle and bustle of the season and enjoy the peaceful holiday splendor of the Garden as ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: North Carolina Botanical Garden | 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
  • Cost: $10 adults; $5 children
  • Website: reg.abcsignup.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Intermediate Sewing Workshop at the Artful Mind!

Class builds on beginner skills and each project provides practice using machine, back stitching, pivoting, sewing straight, etc. *Includes supplies. ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: The Artful Mind | 1952 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: $35 + $10 supply fee
  • Website: www.theartfulmind.net
  • Category: Classes

Mordecai Holidays Lantern Tours

Join us at Mordecai Historic Park and take a step back in time to Christmas from years past. These one ...

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come ...

Tweetsie Christmas

Friday and Saturday evenings, November 24 – December 30 – A new holiday tradition has begun! Celebrate all of the ...

40th Annual Santa Train - Museum of Life + Science

Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for a journey to the North Pole. Enjoy a ride through thousands of twinkling ...

  • 5:20 pm -  8:20 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Life & Science | 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: $20; Children 2 & Under Free
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Tree of Hope (Arbolito de la Esperanza) Lighting Event

The lighting represents rays of hope for Hispanic/Latino children by initiating the collection of Estrella de la Esperanza (Stars of ...

Daddy Daughter Dance - Rolesville

Dress up and dance the night away at our first ever Daddy Daughter Dance Saturday! Get your picture taken and ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Rolesville Community Center | 514 Southtown Circle Rolesville NC
  • Cost: $20 per couple (R) $30 per couple (NR), $5 each additional daughter
  • Website: secure.rec1.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kid's Night Out: A Very Yummy Hanukkah! - Flour Power Falls River

Ages 5-12. It wouldn't be the Festival of Lights without good food and fun! Join us in celebrating Hanukkah Flour ...

Lake Myra Christmas (Spectacular Light Show)

Lake Myra Christmas Lights will start its 2017 show at 6 p.m., Nov. 22, at 10 S. Cypress St., in ...

Lights on the Neuse - Boyette Family Farms Clayton

Bring your family and celebrate Christmas at Lights on the Neuse. This down home Christmas Lights park is located on ...

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

The Festival will include more than 20 ALL NEW displays, each one comprised of hundreds of parts, and thousands of ...

A Christmas Carol - Duke Energy Center Memorial Auditorium

Ira David Wood III’s beloved musical comedy, A Christmas Carol, celebrates its 43rd Anniversary this year. The show has been ...

Carolina Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Join Carolina Ballet as they celebrate the 16th anniversary of Carolina Ballet’s family favorite, The Nutcracker. A holiday tradition that’s ...

Rockin' Reindeer Hop

Open to teens and adults with disabilities, ages 14 and up. Grab your antlers or dress to impress as you ...

A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol / The Great Big Holiday Bake Off

About the Shows: In A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol everyone’s favorite classic holiday tale gets the fractured fairy-tale treatment. Mother ...

Carousel Farms Bulls, Bells, and Barrels

Carousel Farms present "Bulls, Bells, & Barrels" championship bull riding - barrel racing - western and equestrian Christmas shopping - ...

Raleigh Ringers 2017 Holiday Concert

The Raleigh Ringers present an entertaining 2-hour performance filled with holiday favorites, original compositions, classical arrangements and the traditional class ...

Club Gravity (Teens 13+) at DefyGravity Raleigh!

Every Friday and Saturday Night from 9pm to 11pm. Exclusive to those 13 and older. Lasers, Club Lights, Black Lights, ...