Thursday, January 01, 2015
|African American Dance Ensemble's 30th Kwanzaafest Noon doors open / Program begins 2:00pm (Festivals)|
Location: Durham Armory 220 Foster Street Durham, NC 27701
Kwanzzafest is a FREE performing arts extravaganza that will take place on the last day of Kwanzaa which is Imani or Faith. In celebration of this principle, we will have health screening, a “Marketplace” featuring local businesses, artist and community groups, a children village, face painting, food and plenty of dancing. Our focus will be educating our children, bringing awareness to homelessness, and the importance of Organ Donation. All donated Canned foods will be giving to CAARE, Inc and all Toiletry items will be giving to the Caring House of Durham
Friday, January 02, 2015
|Mean Mary in Concert 8PM (Musical Performances)|
Location: UnVined Wine Bar & Tapas, 201 W Chatham St, Cary, NC
Mean Mary in Concert All ages, free Known internationally for lightning-fast fingers, haunting vocals, and intricate story songs, Mean Mary travels the genres of folk-rock, bluegrass, and blues with banjo, fiddle, and guitar. Anything from ghost pirates to demon guitars could romp through a Mean Mary show. Mary’s original banjo song, Iron Horse, just won the IMA’s Vox Populi award for best Americana song of 2014!
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
|PlayMakers Repertory presents "Wrestling Jerusalem", written and performed by Aaron Davidman 7:30 pm (Theater)|
Location: Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC
One Man. Two Sides. Many Voices. Wrestling Jerusalem is a personal story that grapples with identity, social justice and history. Exploring the competing narratives at the center of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict that has lasted generations. The San Francisco Chronicle calls it a “remarkable solo performance” of “yearning beauty…deep sadness and wistful hope.” For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.
Thursday, January 08, 2015
|Lecture: "How to Read a House" by Mitch Wilds 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Historic)|
Location: Joel Lane Museum House Visitors Center, 160 S St Mary's St, Raleigh, NC 27603
Changes and development in building materials technology provide great information to help understand the construction date and evolution of your house. Mitch will discuss datable changes in technology relating to the manufacture and use of building materials including saw marks, nails, screws, and other building materials.
Friday, January 16, 2015
|FREE Friday at Mordecai Historic Park 10am-4pm (Historic)|
Location: Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa Street, Raleigh, NC 27604
Come out to Mordecai Historic Park for a FREE tour of the Mordecai House, grounds, and outbuildings. Free tours are only offered twice a year, so don't miss out. Tours start every 30 minutes, with the first tour beginning at 10am and the last at 3pm. All tours are first come, first served. Call 919-996-4364 for more information.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
|Repticon Raleigh Reptile & Exotic Animal Show 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Animal show)|
Location: 1025 Blue Ridge Road Raleigh, NC 27607
Repticon Raleigh is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone! Hours: Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00am) Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry) Admission: Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - Free Visit our website for special offers on 2-day and VIP tickets
|Greenest Open House 12 PM-5 PM (Miscellaneous)|
Location: Briar Chapel: 16 Windy Knoll Cir., Chapel Hill, NC 27516
The theme of this open house will be home decor, so while you tour our brand-new models, you'll be able to see fresh designs, up-and-coming trends, and the most functional and stylish ways to decorate your space. There will even be interiors designers on-site, dishing out advice and answering questions for visitors. All of our builders will have yummy refreshments and giveaways for guests! Stop by the Information Center to get a map and enter for your chance to win a consultation with a top interior designer.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
|Foster Parent Information Session 2:30pm (Family)|
Location: Lutheran Services Carolinas
Looking for ways to make an impact, change a life, and fulfill your purpose? Lutheran Services Carolinas offers free foster parent training to dedicated, empathetic, and giving families that are willing to share their home with children and young adults in transition. Information Session January 18, 2015 (Sunday) 2:30pm 616 Hutton Street, Raleigh, NC 27606 Class begins in February!
|2nd Annual 'Same Love, Same Rights' LGBT Wedding Expo in Raleigh 12:30-3:30 PM (Wedding Expo)|
Location: Solas 419 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC 27603
You & your partner are invited to the 2nd Annual 'Same Love, Same Rights' LGBT Wedding Expo in Raleigh on Sunday, Jan. 18th! Dozens of gay-friendly exhibitors will participate, eager to help you and your fiancee plan the ceremony of your dreams! Photographers, DJs, Officiants, Wedding Planners, Venues, Jewelers, Invitations & more... FREE Raffle Giveaways, LGBT-Planning Tips & Trends! FREE TO ATTEND - please RSVP through the website! www.SameLoveSameRights.com Couples, singles, and allies interested in marriage rights are all invited to attend!
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
|PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “Trouble in Mind” A Scathingly Funny Backstage Drama by Alice Childress 7:30 p.m. (Theater)|
Location: Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC
Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. Tickets start at $15 Performances: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays and Saturday, Jan. 31. Previews: Jan. 21.22, 23. Opening Night: Jan. 24. “Vision Series” behind-the-scenes preview with director Jade King Carroll is Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, January 23, 2015
|50 plus single christians night on the town 6:45 to 9 pm (Religious/Spiritual)|
Location: Deja Brew 5001 Falls of Neuse Raleigh NC
Deja Brew Coffee House: 5001 Falls Of Neuse Road,Raleigh, NC 27609 (919) 239-4612. For our 50+ Christian Singles, games, food and conversation. 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm nightonthetown2002.tripod.com for more info
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
|Common Cents 12pm - 1pm (Educational)|
Location: Triangle Family Services
Free workshop focused on budgeting and managing your money/ saving on taxes, school loans, cell phones, cable and home repairs/ investing your cash safely/ improving your credit score to get cheaper loans/ filing effective complaint, etc.