Triangle Calendar of Events

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DEC 01

Apex Rotary Pancake Breakfast

7-11am 

Apex Downtown Fire House

Pictures with Santa

9am – 2pm

The Apex Depot (Chamber of Commerce)

Santa's Workshop

10am-12:30pm; Age 10 & under with Caregiver

Herbert C. Young Community Center, Cary

Scandinavian Christmas Fair

10am-5pm

NC State Fairgrounds, Holshouser Building, Raleigh

Colonial Christmas Open House 2018

11am-4pm

Joel Lane Museum House, Raleigh

Apex Grand Christmas Parade

5-9pm

Downtown Apex

Sleigh Rides and Cider

5-7:30pm

Historic Oak View County Park, Raleigh

Town of Cary Christmas Tree Lighting

6-7pm

Town Hall Campus, Cary

Latin America Fest 2018: Recuérdame

7-8:30pm

NC School of Science and Math ETC, Durham

DEC 02

26th Annual Boylan Heights ArtWalk

12-5pm

Boylan Heights, Raleigh

Annual Apex Historical Holiday Home Tour

1-5pm; Purchase tickets in advance at the 

Apex Chamber of Commerce or the Rusty Bucket

Sledfest 2018

1-4pm

Kohl's Falls Pointe (Parking Lot), Raleigh

DEC 05-09

A Christmas Carol

Dec 5-7:7pm, Dec 8: 2 & 7pm, Dec 9:2pm

Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh

DEC 06

State Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony

5-7:30pm

Capitol Square, Raleigh

Menorah Lighting

5:30-6:30pm

Cary Arts Center, Cary

DEC 07

An Evening with Elves

6-8:30pm

Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh

First Friday

6-9pm

Raleigh

DEC 08

Take a Photo with Santa at the Old Mill

10am-12pm, 1-3pm

Historic Yates Mill County Park, Raleigh

Grinch Candy Cane Hunt

11am-12pm, ages 6-12

Fred G. Bond Metro Park, Cary

Town of Cary Christmas Parade

1-5pm

Downtown Cary

2nd Annual Christmas Town

1-7pm

Cornerstone Church, Raleigh

Arbolito Tree Lighting

5:30pm

Herb Young Community Center, Cary

DEC 08-09

47th Annual Historic Oakwood Candlelight Tour

1-7pm

Historic Oakwood Neighborhood, Raleigh

DEC 09

Food & Flea Holiday Market

12-4pm

Downtown Cary

DEC 18

Family Basketball Ham Toss

Begins at 6pm; up to age 17

Apex Community Center

DEC 21

Raleigh Boychoir presents Carols of Christmas

7-9pm

Edenton Street United Methodist Church, Raleigh

DEC 24-25

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

12/24: 9:30-10:30pm, 12/25: 12-1am

Edenton Street, Raleigh

DEC 28

Cary Kwanzaa Celebration

11am-5pm

Cary Arts Center, Cary

DEC 31

First Night Raleigh 2019

2pm-Midnight

Downtown Raleigh

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