Fun & family living in CHAPEL HILL, CARRBORO, DURHAM & the North Carolina Triangle.
Home   About Us   Blog   ChillKids Family Magazine
Sign up for our FREE Email Newsletter for fun things to do!



Year Round Fun

NC Beaches & Mountains

NC Skiing, Tubing and Snowboarding

Family Dining

Kids' Classes & Activities

After School Programs

Birthdays & Special Events

School Information

Coffee & Cafes

Kids' Recreation & Sports

Parks & Playgrounds


Bike Paths


Hiking Paths



Local Holiday Lights

Family Shopping & Services

Chapel Hill Neighborhoods

Newcomers' Guide

Chapel Hill Soccer Leagues

BLOG: NC Family Fun!

Berry Picking

4th of July Fireworks & Parades

SAT Test Prep

Gyms & Fitness

Kids' Haircuts


Family Photography

Local Sports Events & Schedules


Local Government

Parenting & Other Community Groups

Child Safety & Health

Family Health Resources

Spotlight on Local Arts & Artists

Pets' Corner

Foreign Language Resources

Parents' Night Out


Carrboro Festivals

Home Cleaning Services


Chapel Hill, Raleigh & Durham Festivals & Events -
and events further afield (North Carolina Day and Weekend Event Ideas)


If you would like to suggest an event or festival for inclusion, please .  We appreciate your comments and suggestions!

Please click on month below, 
or click on link below to see entire year's events on one page

January    April July October 
February May August November
March June September December

January - December 2009

Sat. & Sun., January 31  - Feb. 1, 2009
2009 LEGOPalooza at Morehead Planetarium

Saturday Jan. 31 and from Sunday Feb. 1, 2009.

Space stations, Trains, Robots, Castles, and Much more !! Returning for its fifth year, this popular exhibit features displays of hundreds of custom LEGO models, created by members of the NC LEGO Users Group.

On Saturday January 31st and Sunday February 1st, NCLUG and NCLTC will exhibit
at the 5th annual LEGOPalooza at the Morehead Planetarium in Chapel Hill, North
Carolina. Free (no admission charge.)

LegoPalooza Festival Flyer 2009

Mon., February 2, 2009
Groundhog Day Event at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC  27601.
10am - 3pm.
Watch Groundhog Sir Walter Wally emerge from his winter home.  If he sees his shadow, we'll have another six weeks of winter! Learn about groundhogs and hibernation, meet live animals, and discover how they make it through the winter. Free.  Participants in Groundhog Day 2007 can download a free updated Groundhog Day kit that includes ideas for activities about weather, groundhogs, shadows, and more; a Weather Watch form to report predictions to the Museum; a sample press release for local media coverage; and an entry form for an all-expenses-paid trip to the Museum, including a behind-the-scenes tour. 
(919) 733-7450 or toll-free (877)4NATSCI.


Thurs., February 5, 2009 - February 9, 2009
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, RBC Center, Raleigh.  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey? transforms the RBC Center with the all-new The Greatest Show On Earth!  Meet the clowns and animals at the Three Ring Adventure? one hour before showtime.  Click link for more information and tickets.


Fri., February 2, 2009
First Friday at NC Museum of Natural Sciences.
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC  27601.
Enjoy exhibits, food and a free movie from 5 - 9 pm every First Friday of the month at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.  Movie begins at 7pm.  Also featured will be live music with The Foyer at 5:30 pm; beverages and snacks will be available from the Acro Cafe.
(919) 733-7350, ext. 302 or toll-free 877-4NATSCI.
Sat., February 9, 2009
15th Annual Day Camp Fair at University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive, Between 15/501 Bypass South/Fordham Boulevard & Franklin St.
Saturday, February 3, 2007, 10am-2pm.  Over 25 Exhibitors.  From the University Mall website: "This is a perfect opportunity to find out what camps are available for your children during the summer months as well as other times of the year."
(919) 967-6934.

Sat. and Sun., February 21 and 22, 2009
Fifth Annual Fearrington Folk Art Show In the Fearrington Village Barn, 8 miles south of Chapel Hill on US 15-501.
Sat. and Sun., February 21 and 22, 2009, 10am - 5pm
Wonderful, fun event featuring colorful and whimsical artwok from some of the Southeast's most renowned folk artists, live music, food, drinks and an art-car exhibition.  Over 30 of the Southeast's most renowned artists will exhibit and sell their work at the Barn at Fearrington. Artists include Sam the Dot Man, Clyde Jones, Mama Girl and Danny Doughty.
(919) 542-2121.


Sat., February 21, 2009
Revolutionary War Living History Day / on the grounds of the Alexander Dickson House (ca1790), 150 E. King St., Hillsborough, NC. 
Saturday, February 21, 2009
10 am - 4 pm. FREE.
See regiments of British soldiers, Loyalist troops and camp followers as they set up camp on the grounds of the Alexander Dickson House/Orange County Visitors Center.  British and Continental re-enactors will demonstrate camp life during the Revolutionary War. This year's event commemorates the 225th anniversary of General Cornwallis' encampment in Hillsborough in February 1781. Events include marching drills, musket-firing demonstrations, open-flame cooking, and guided tours of Hillsborough's colonial and Revolutionary sites. More information available toll-free at 877-732-7748 or
(919) 732-7741.


^ Back to Top

Sponsor Messages:

Morehead Planetarium
Morehead Planetarium
Afterschool, Birthday Parties,
Summer Science Camps,
Planetarium Shows and Events

The Animal Hospital
112 W Main St, Carrboro

1870 Farm
1870 Farm Chapel Hill logo
* Summer Camps
* Farm Preschool & Kindergarten
* Birthday Parties * Gemstone Mining
* Meet the Farm Animals
1870 Farm

Spence's Farm
Spence's Farm
After School, Summer Camps,
Birthday Parties, lots more!

Immersion Island Summer Camp
Foreign Language Resources
and Summer Camps
Immersion Island

Chill Kids Family Magazine
ChillKids Monthly Print Magazine

LOST Chapel Hill Dog BUTTONS Bernese Mountain Dog

Lost in Chapel Hill;
sighted numerous times
in Durham; Near Hwy 70
Please Call or Text Owner
If you see her please try to snap a photo!
BUTTONS Lost Dog - Please Look Out for Her & Call!
LOST DOG: Buttons of Chapel Hill
* 70 lb Bernese Mountain Dog "Buttons"
Black with white & brown markings
* Wearing Pink/Black collar with tags
*Friendly but nervous - please don't chase
*Info available on
*Seen in Chapel Hill AND Durham


DoorDash Chapel Hill Durham Restaurant Delivery
Chapel Hill / Durham / NC Triangle
Restaurants DELIVERY to Your Door
(No Delivery Fee on First Order)


Privacy Policy

Disclaimer:  We hope that you will find the information gathered in this website helpful as a starting point in your own research to determine whether any business or organization listed is appropriate and safe for your family.  Although we make every effort to gather accurate information, we do not accept responsibility in any way for the accuracy of, or consequences from use of the information, or for the businesses or organizations listed herein.  Users of this website should confirm any information provided in this website, and address any pertinent inquiries to the businesses or organizations of interest, and/or consult with your doctor or other professional as necessary.

The views expressed by the writers and advertisers listed in this website do not necessarily represent those of CHillKids, its officers, staff or contributors.

This website is partially supported by third party sponsors/affiliates. Please note that any product or service listed on this site is not specifically endorsed, recommended, validated or otherwise supported by ChillKids.

No portion of this publication may be reproduced in part or in whole without the express written consent of the publisher.

Copyright 2005-2018 CHillKids, Chapel Hill Kids and Carolina Kids.  All rights reserved.