Triangle Happenings | January

We all know it’s tempting to hibernate this month. But if you’re looking to kick the winter blues, the local community has your back. There is always something going on around the Triangle – no matter how cold the weather. Check out some of these amazing reasons to shut off Netflix, and get out with friends and family this month.

Arts / Performances

Chinese Lantern Festival | Koka Booth Amphitheater

Tuesday to Sunday until January 13th | 6:00-10:00pm | $20

Don’t miss this unique experience! The entire amphitheater is filled with lanterns showcasing different displays. They also have live performances and food vendors!

Fiddler On The Roof | DPAC

January 8th to 13th | $50-150

“Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF begins a North American tour direct from Broadway.”

Miss Saigon | DPAC

January 22 to 27th | $64-78

A well reviewed traveling performance featuring a Vietnam war Era love story.

NC Museum of Art Exhibitions

The Art of Science and Innovation runs until January 14th, while Candida Höfer in Mexico and The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art run until January 20th. See them before they’re gone!

Family Events

Lego – palooza |  Morehead Planetarium

January 26th & 27th | 10:00am-5:00pm | $3

Created by North Carolina LEGO Users Group, LEGO displays will be throughout the entire center! There will also be activities, food trucks, and more!

Family Fun Saturdays: Painting Places | NC Museum of Art

Saturday, January 12th, 2019 | 10:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. | $6 Family-level members and above | $8 Nonmembers

Explore a different theme with every event – NC Museum hosts young artists with a gallery tour and studio workshop best for families with children ages 5–11.

FREE Events

2nd Sundays | Cary

January 13th | Noon – 4:00pm | FREE

Located at Fidelity Bank Plaza, 100 W. Chatham Street, in Cary, this outdoor market has something for everyone. Local food trucks, local craft beer, vintage items, art, crafts, music and vendors galore!

MLK Day Events

January 21st | FREE

From Cary’s Dreamfest to a Memorial March in downtown Raleigh, there are 23 events happening all over the Triangle for Martin Luther King day. For a complete list click here.

Free Days at Nasher Museum of Art

Thursdays throughout January | 10:00am – 9:00pm | FREE

Tons of incredible exhibitions! Family activities include bilingual story time, winter themed scavenger hunt, and art activities.

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