The future is looking bright (literally sunny) for this weekend! Shake off the winter chill and get out and about this weekend as the temps warm up throughout Raleigh and the Triangle! Tiffani from Social Butterflies gave us the skinny on some fun family happens this weekend in Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Wake Forest and more. Here are your best bets for weekend events:
Wake Up & Read Book Drive Kick Off : Jan 30th. 2:00-3:30pm – Quail Ridge Books & Music. Come out and celebrate literacy for all children by helping to collect a goal of 110,000 books. Celebrity readers, face painting, art activities & appearances by Ruben the Wake Up & Read Rooster along with some favorite Disney Princesses.
Citizen Science Saturdays: Jan. 30th. 10:30-11:30. Prairie Ridge, Raleigh. Enjoy this science walk collecting & entering data with a naturalist. Topics vary from birds, ladybugs, tree budding, pond dragonflies, etc.
Family Night Skate: Jan. 30th. 7:00-10pm. Jellybeans, Cary. Break out your best skating moves for this event dedicated to family fun!
Raleigh Little Theatre’s Storytellers To Go! Presents American Fairy Tale: Jan. 30th. 2:00pm. Halle Cultural Arts Center, Apex. Enjoy this whimsical world of Balloon Pickers, Circus Clowns, train engines & many more colorful characters. FREE event.
Rockin’ the Forest Concert Series: Jan. 30th. 8:00-10pm. Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts. Features alternative country trio, Tres Chicas.
The Wall by Pink Floyd presented by the School of Rock: Jan. 30th. 2:30pm. The Cary Theatre. Presented by School of Rock. Students perform iconic rock songs from this album.
15th Annual African-American Cultural Celebration: Jan. 30th. 10:30-4:30pm. Museum of History, Raleigh. Over 75 Musicians, storytellers, dancers, authors, artist & chefs all helping to kickoff Black History Month.
Chinese New Year Celebration: Jan. 30th. 10:00-5pm. State Fairgrounds, Raleigh. Celebrate the Chinese New Year with over 40 exhibits, 50+ performances, over a dozen food stands and lots of fun activities for kids. Did you know this year is the year of the Monkey!?!
LEGO-palooza: Jan. 30th-31st. Morehead Planetarium, Chapel Hill. Forts, amusement parks, landmarks and more amazing LEGO displays from the NC LEGO User Group.
Winter Food Truck Rodeo (NEW DATE!): Jan. 31st. 12:00-4pm. Durham Central Park. Enjoy over 50 Food Trucks along with live music for the band, Plan B.
We are excited about our partnership with local mom, Tiffani Campbell, Owner and Publisher of Social Butterflies! Want the skinny on more family events this weekend and all month long? Social Butterflies has everything you need! Visit her site and subscribe to get local event information delivered to your doorstep.