Pub crawls, Ugly Sweater Drag Bingo lead our weekend best bets
Posted December 12, 2013
Raleigh, N.C. — Three Santa pub crawls to tell you about. First up, on Friday night Social Magazine is holding its first Santa’s Little Helper’s Bar Bounce in downtown Raleigh. There will be drink specials and raffles. Admission is free with one unopened toy or five food items. Head over to Raleigh’s City Market on Saturday for the Santa Hat Pub Crawl. The crawl will hit four bars and a dance club and admission covers six free drinks and shooters. Prizes, Santa hats and “reindeer games” are also on the bill. MJG Santa Pub Crawl for Cancer is hitting Glenwood South Saturday night. It all starts at Lucky B’s at 9 p.m. and people must come in holiday attire.
Grab your ugliest sweater and head to the Dorton Arena in Raleigh on Saturday night for Ugly Sweater Drag Bingo. The event is a fundraiser for the Alliance of AIDS Services Carolina. These events are so much fun and the Bing Verifying Divas are a hoot. Tickets are $20.
Jingle your way through Bond Park in Cary during the St. Michael’s Jolly Elf Trail Run Saturday morning. It includes a competitive 5K and a one mile fun run.
Waverly Place in Cary is holding its holiday market from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, but make sure to stop and enjoy the snow. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be some man-made snow to play in. You can even go sledding but that will cost you $5.
Disney on Ice: Let’s Celebrate plays the PNC Arena through Sunday. The show is described as a “colossal party on ice.” The show will feature Mickey, Minnie, Alice and the Mad Hatter, Lilo and Stitch and Buzz and Woody!
North Carolina native Karen Hart is the featured chorale performer at Cary’s Holiday Pops this weekend. She will play the Cary Arts Center Friday and Saturday. Tickets range from $18 to $20.
The Triangle’s own internationally acclaimed handbell ensemble, the Raleigh Ringers, play their annual holiday concerts Sunday and Monday at Meymandi Concert Hall. This year, our very own WRAL chief meteorologist Greg Fishel will be joining them. Tickets start at $15.