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December 9 - 15

Birdability Birding at American Tobacco Trail

Join park staff on a bird outing to look for our year-round species along the American Tobacco Trail. Birders of ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: Upper Picnic Table of New Hill Parking Area, 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Rd., Apex, NC 27502
  • Cost: free
  • Website: anc.apm.activecommunities.com
  • Category: Free

NC Governor’s Mansion Hosts Holiday Open House

North Carolina’s Executive Mansion, the “people’s house,” will open its historic doors again for the beloved annual Holiday Open House. Visitors ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Executive Mansion, 200 North Blount St., Raleigh, NC, 27601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.ncdcr.gov
  • Category: Free

South Wake Conservationists at Lincoln Heights Elementary

Please join us on Friday afternoon, December 9, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. as we tackle the weeds and invasive plants ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Lincoln Heights Elementary School, 307 Bridge Street, Fuquay-Varina 27526
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: southwakeconservationists.org
  • Category: Free

Christmas at Historic Oak View County Park

Learn how the Christmas holiday was experienced by the many different people and families living and working at Oak View ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: Free, but please pre-register.
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

St. Nicholas European Christmas Market at J Holshouser Building

Brrr! Seems like a good day to feature our Scandinavian tables and vendors! You'll find all things Nordic on the ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: NC Fairgrounds Holshouser Building, 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Soulful Holiday Open House at John Chavis Memorial Park

Let's bring soul and good times to John Chavis Memorial Park and celebrate the holidays with joy and laughter. Festive, ...

  • 5:30 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: John Chavis Memorial Park, 505 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Outdoor Holiday Movie Night at Garner Magnet High School

Bring a chair and a blanket and join the GMHS Public Safety Academy for an Outdoor Holiday Movie Night featuring ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Trojan Stadium, Garner Magnet High School, 2101 Spring Dr., Garner, NC 27529
  • Cost: No cost. Donations encouraged and appreciated.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Penny Road's Drive-Thru Live Nativity

You are invited to witness the birth of Jesus through realistic scene recreations. Live animals, music, treats and craft for ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 8509 Penny Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.pennyroad.church
  • Category: Free

Taste of the Holidays at the State Farmer's Market

Shop Local this Holiday season! Gifts, food, decorations, and much more! Our "Taste of the Holidays" event series kicks off ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 1201 Agriculture St. Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: free admission and parking
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Christmas at Historic Oak View County Park

Learn how the Christmas holiday was experienced by the many different people and families living and working at Oak View ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: Free, but please pre-register.
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Happy Holly Days Parade

The Happy Holly Days Parade is held the second Saturday of December. Floats, bands, dancers, decorated vehicles, marching groups and ...

Holiday Open House at Mordecai Historic Park

Celebrate the holidays at the Holiday Open House and see how the home would have been decorated for the holidays ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa St Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Knightdale Christmas Parade

Come take in the spectacle that is the Knightdale Christmas Parade! The parade begins at 11 am. Enjoy watching local groups, ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Knightdale Station Park, 810 N First Ave, Knightdale, NC 27545
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.knightdalenc.gov
  • Category: Free

Merry and Bright Morning at Lightbridge Academy

Come join us for a Merry, Bright and Cheerful Holiday Morning. We will read the book "If you give a ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1840 Ralph Stephens Road, Holly Springs, NC 27540
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Merry and Bright, A North Pole Market at Historic Mordecai Park

A Children's North Pole Market by Paper & Stars Studio at Historic Mordecai Park. Holiday Photos - Crafts - Music ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 1 Mimosa Street,Raleigh,27604
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

NC Governor’s Mansion Hosts Holiday Open House

North Carolina’s Executive Mansion, the “people’s house,” will open its historic doors again for the beloved annual Holiday Open House. Visitors ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Executive Mansion, 200 North Blount St., Raleigh, NC, 27601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.ncdcr.gov
  • Category: Free

St. Nicholas European Christmas Market at J Holshouser Building

Brrr! Seems like a good day to feature our Scandinavian tables and vendors! You'll find all things Nordic on the ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: NC Fairgrounds Holshouser Building, 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Toys From Teens at Roberts Park

This event will be at Roberts Park for families with children up to 12 years old. Participants will create festive ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1300 E. Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: free
  • Website: raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Winterfest at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Join us for a family fun day of winter craft making for all ages – toddlers through adults! From ornament ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 1671 Gold Star Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Nature Creators at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Calling all Creators and Builders! Join us in the Nature PlaySpace as we bring out a variety of materials to ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: 1671 Gold Star Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

MAKRS Holiday Fest

We're back again for our 2nd annual MAKRS Holiday Fest! Join us to shop from 150+ of the best local vendors ...

  • 11:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Raleigh City Plaza, 443 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.themakrssociety.com
  • Category: Free

Parent Child Service Projects at Crowder Park

At Cooking Up Character, kids ages 5+ learn a new skill across many topics and apply that knowledge in an ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm 
  • Location: Heron Shelter, Crowder District Park: 4709 Ten-Ten Road Apex, NC 27539
  • Cost: $0
  • Website: cookingupcharacter.org
  • Category: Free

Black Nativity in Concert at the NC Museum of Art

Saturday, December 10, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The Justice Theater Project is thrilled to share a special ...

  • 11:30 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Joseph M. Bryan, Jr. Theater in the Museum Park, NC Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.etix.com
  • Category: Free

Holiday Art Fair at Artspace

Artspace is the place to be this holiday season! Join us for the return of our Holiday Art Fair. Purchase unique ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Artspace, 201 East Davie Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

2022 Cary Christmas Parade

For the past 43 consecutive years, the Cary Jaycees have sponsored the Cary Jaycees Christmas Parade in downtown Cary. The ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: parade starts on E. Chatham Street at Ward St, Downtown Cary, NC 27511
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Winter Lantern Walk at NC Museum of Art

Bundle up and come together as we honor the quiet beauty of the approaching winter season with a handmade paper ...

  • 4:30 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Ellipse, NC Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free.
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Free

Holiday Market at The Rink

Mark your calendars for our markets at The Rink this month! We will have Red Hat Amphitheater, 30+ local vendors ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater, 500 South McDowell Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free admission to market.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Live Nativity Scene at CSHC Raleigh

We want to extend the experience of the birth of Jesus to everyone! Please join us for an intimate and ...

  • 5:30 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: 9050 Strickland Rd. Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Improve Comedy at Lune Spark

Take the stage and make the audience roll with laughter! You can be the funniest person in the Triangle Area — ...

  • 6:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Lune Spark Center for Creativity, 3651 Green Level West Road, Ste 102, Apex, NC 27523
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Penny Road's Drive-Thru Live Nativity

You are invited to witness the birth of Jesus through realistic scene recreations. Live animals, music, treats and craft for ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 8509 Penny Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.pennyroad.church
  • Category: Free

Santa at Lake Myra's Christmas Lights

Come visit Santa at Lake Myra's Christmas Lights this season on Saturdays: December 3 December 10 and December 17 from 7PM ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 10 Cypress St., Wendell, NC 27591
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Taste of the Holidays at the State Farmer's Market

Shop Local this Holiday season! Gifts, food, decorations, and much more! Our "Taste of the Holidays" event series kicks off ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 1201 Agriculture St. Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: free admission and parking
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Downtown Cary Food and Flea

DOWNTOWN CARY FOOD & FLEA was the brain child of several small business owners at the beginning of 2014. By ...

Holiday Open House at Mordecai Historic Park

Celebrate the holidays at the Holiday Open House and see how the home would have been decorated for the holidays ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa St Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Website: raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Christmas at Historic Oak View County Park

Learn how the Christmas holiday was experienced by the many different people and families living and working at Oak View ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: Free, but please pre-register.
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Penny Road's Drive-Thru Live Nativity

You are invited to witness the birth of Jesus through realistic scene recreations. Live animals, music, treats and craft for ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 8509 Penny Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.pennyroad.church
  • Category: Free

Christmas at Historic Oak View County Park

Learn how the Christmas holiday was experienced by the many different people and families living and working at Oak View ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: Free, but please pre-register.
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Jingle Bell BINGO at Zebulon Community Center

Join us for Jingle Bell BINGO Monday, December 12! We will be holding a free BINGO event at the Zebulon ...

  • 4:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Zebulon Community Center, 301 S Arendell Ave, Zebulon, NC 27597
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: zebulon.recdesk.com
  • Category: Free

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Nature Creators at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Calling all Creators and Builders! Join us in the Nature PlaySpace as we bring out a variety of materials to ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: 1671 Gold Star Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Christmas at Historic Oak View County Park

Learn how the Christmas holiday was experienced by the many different people and families living and working at Oak View ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: Free, but please pre-register.
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Toddler Open Play at SGA Gymnastics

Free for toddlers aged 0 - 23 months! Join us every week on Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 am - 9:45 ...

  • 9:00 am -  9:45 am 
  • Location: 110 Competition Center Dr Suite 100, Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Website: www.sgagymnastics.com
  • Category: Free

Tater and Tot Trial Class at Rock Solid Warrior Apex

Come join our class with your amazing caregiver!!! In each class you will learn the basics of ninja, body awareness, and ...

Christmas at Historic Oak View County Park

Learn how the Christmas holiday was experienced by the many different people and families living and working at Oak View ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: Free, but please pre-register.
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Toddler Open Play at SGA Gymnastics

Free for toddlers aged 0 - 23 months! Join us every week on Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 am - 9:45 ...

  • 9:00 am -  9:45 am 
  • Location: 110 Competition Center Dr Suite 100, Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Website: www.sgagymnastics.com
  • Category: Free

Christmas at Historic Oak View County Park

Learn how the Christmas holiday was experienced by the many different people and families living and working at Oak View ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: Free, but please pre-register.
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Blalock's Christmas Open House

The Blalock House - Christmas Open House Everyone is invited! Bring a friend!

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: 6741 Rock Service Station Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free
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