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6 family-friendly activities for weekend of Dec. 27 to Dec. 29

Posted December 25, 2019 7:57 p.m. EST

Carolina Ballet's The Nutcracker runs at DPAC Dec. 9-10 and at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium Dec. 15-24. Courtesy: Carolina Ballet

During the holidays, we're taking a bit of a break here at Go Ask Mom. But, if you're looking for weekend activities, we won't completely leave you hanging.'s Out & About calendar lists community events across the Triangle.

And our Winter Break Guide offers up lots of activities, including several for this weekend. Here's what's up:

  • The NC Museum of Natural Sciences will screen "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" on Friday, Dec. 27.
  • Carolina Ballet's The Nutcracker continues through Sunday, Dec. 29.
  • The Chinese Lantern Festival at Booth Amphitheatre in Cary continues for another couple of weeks
  • Other holiday light shows continue through New Year's Eve.
  • A sprawling model train exhibit is on view at Raleigh's Union Station
  • Local museums have new and refreshed exhibits.

Check the Winter Break Guide for more details about each of these activities.