Weekend best bets: Three Kings Parade, Mardi Gras kickoff
Posted January 8, 2015
Updated January 9, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. — Here are our picks for what to do this weekend in the Triangle:
Three Kings Day Parade - This annual parade will wind through the streets of downtown Cary Saturday. The festivities are from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free.
Durham Mardi Gras kickoff extravaganza - Help raise money for the Bull City's annual Fat Tuesday festivities with this bash at the Pinhook on Saturday night. Tickets are $8. The official Mardi Gras celebration in Durham is Feb. 17.
Theater, comedy and more
"Wicked" - The award-winning Broadway production started its run this week at the DPAC. It plays until Jan. 25.
NC Symphony Rhapsody in Blue- The NC Symphony performs selections from Gershwin, Mason Bates and more at Meymandi Concert Hall Friday and Saturday nights.
John Caparulo - The nationally known comedian who has appeared on CBS' "Late Late Show" and Comedy Central plays Goodnights Comedy Club in Raleigh through Saturday.
Ron White at Crown Complex - One of the stars of the "Blue Collar Comedy Tour" Ron White will bring his "Nutcracker" tour to the Crown Coliseum Friday night. Tickets start at $37.
Stomp at Crown Complex - The award-winning show will hit Fayetteville's Crown Coliseum Sunday night.