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9pm. FREE. Park West Village, 3113 Market Center Drive, Morrisville.


– MONDAY, DECEMBER 31 Lake Myra Christmas Lights. FREE. Sunday through Tursday: 6–10pm; Friday and Saturday: 6–11pm. One of the largest and most spectacular Christmas light displays in North Carolina is in Wendell. Lake Myra Christmas Lights features almost a quarter of a million lights that dance in a synchronized show, with special effects, to holiday music. Park and watch the show, which varies between 30 and 90 minutes. On weekends there will be free hot chocolate and on some nights there will be special appearances by Santa. Donations are accepted.


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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10 Visions of Sugarplums 44th Annual Holiday Art &

Giſt Show. 9am to 3pm. FREE. Quail Hollow Swim Club, 800 Orleans Place, Raleigh.

Mistletoe Madness Holiday Market. 11am to 4pm. FREE. TCB–Te Corner Biergarten, Fuquay-Varina.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 Winter Wonderland at Park West Village. 5pm to 9pm. FREE. Park West Village; 3113 Market Center Drive, Morrisville

Waverly Place Tree Lighting Celebration. 6:00pm to 8:30pm. FREE. Waverly Place, 317 Colonades Way, Cary

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 Jingle Bell Bazaar. 10am to 4pm. FREE. Woodland

Baptist Church, Wake Forest.

Durham Art Walk Holiday Market. 10am to 5pm. FREE. Durham Arts Council.

Tree Lighting at Lafayette Village. 3:30pm to 5:30pm. FREE. Lafayette Village, Raleigh.

Winter Wonderland at Park West Village. 5pm to 9pm. FREE. Park West Village.

The Annual Holiday Craft Show at Cary Senior Center. 9am–3pm. Cary Senior Center.

34th Annual Holiday Craſts Fair at NC State. 10am to 5pm. Te Craſts Center at Tompson Hall.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 Durham Art Walk Holiday Market. 1pm to 5pm. FREE. Durham Arts Council.

Winter Wonderland at Park West Village. 5pm to

SUNDAY, JANUARY 13 NC Chinese Lantern Festival in Cary. 6–10pm. Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Open every day except Mondays, although it is open on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve (which are Mondays.) Check for ticket prices. Walk through the venue to observe the lanterns. Plan for 45-75 minutes to view all light displays and enjoy the live cultural performances. Total walk-through is approximately ½ mile.


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25 Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market. 9am to 6pm. $5-9. Jim Graham Building, NC State Fairgrounds.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 Lighting of Wake Forest. 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. FREE. Centennial Plaza, Wake Forest Town Hall.

Morrisville Christmas Tree Lighting. 7pm to 9pm. FREE. Indian Creek Park in Morrisville.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 Christmas Holiday Shoppe Craſt Show. 9am–4pm. St. Tomas More Catholic Church, Chapel Hill.

Scandinavian Christmas Fair. 10am–5pm. NC State Fairgrounds.


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 Raleigh Christmas Parade. 9:40 pm. Join us for the largest Christmas Parade between Washington, DC and Atlanta. Click on link for parade route and more info:

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 Apex Rotary Christmas Parade. Starting at 5pm at the intersection of Ambergate Station and Te Peakway, heading down Salem street and ending at the Apex Public Works buildings on Upchurch St.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2 Light Up Te Night Hillsborough Holiday Parade,

Community Sing and Tree Lighting. Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for a suggested donation of $5 at the Visitors Center in the

Alexander Dickson House at 150 East King Street from 1–3 pm on December 2, and also 1–3 pm on December 9. Te Parade will commence around 4:15 pm (aſter the Running of the Elves) south on Churton Street and then north on Cameron.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 Town of Cary Christmas Parade. 1–5pm.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade. 10am–noon. Located in Downtown Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Beginning at the old Post Office on E. Franklin Street, and ending at the Carrboro Town Hall on Main Street.

Durham Holiday Parade and Fun Fest. Te Parade will start at 10am at the Health Department (Main

and Dillard Streets) and end near Duke University East Campus (Main Street and Buchanan Boulevard). The Fun Fest is from 1-4pm; Blackwell Street between Morehead Avenue and West Lakewood Avenue.

Wake Forest Christmas Parade. 1pm. Begins at the intersection of Elm Avenue and South White Street and continues north along South White Street before turning east onto Wait Avenue. It then turns south onto South Brooks Street and continues until ending at the Elm Avenue intersection.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 Pittsboro Holiday Parade. 3pm. Parade starts at MLK Drive and ends at Farrell Street.

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