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


2009

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January - December 2009

February
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

http://www.moreheadplanetarium.org

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.
www.fearrington.com
(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
www.historichillsborough.org
(919) 732-7741.

 

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