And here's the run down of Christmas posts that list various light shows, Santa visits and more.
Lots of holiday shows are lighting up the stage
this weekend across the region and include Raleigh Little Theatre's Cinderella, several versions of The Nutcracker,. A Theater in the Park's A Christmas Carol, and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
Tickets are still available for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday performances of The Justice Theater Project’s Black Nativity
by Langston Hughes. (Saturday and Sunday matinees are sold out.) It takes place at Stewart Theater on the campus of NC State. Tickets are $23 for seniors, students and military, and $27 for adults. The 90-minute performance tells the classic Nativity story with a black cast.
A model railroad is on display
from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, at Raleigh Union Station. It’s free and open to the public. Stay tuned on Friday for more details.
Durham’s Black Nativity
runs Friday through Sunday at Hillside High School Theatre. Tickets are $20. Like the show in Raleigh, it’s also a performance of Langston Hughes play, which tells the Nativity story with a black cast.
The Durham Holiday Craft Fair
is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, at Durham Central Park. Pick up some unique items and get some holiday shopping done.
Harry Potter is the theme of Friday’s Teen Science Cafe at Morehead Planetarium. It’s free and designed for teens ages 13 to 18.
The Cary, the movie theater in downtown Cary, will host Christmas Cartoons and Cereal at 10 a.m., Saturday. Wear your jammies, enjoy some cereal, which the theater will provide, and watch a couple of Christmas cartoons. Tickets are $7.
Ice Skate with Santa
from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, at the Orange County Sportsplex. There will be free on-ice and off-ice photo opportunities.