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January - December 2010

January 2010
Night of Dec. 31 - Jan 1st
First Night Raleigh 2010 presented by Artsplosure
2 pm until Midnight.
Annual family-friendly New Year's celebration held in downtown Raleigh.  Over 100 performances at 25 locations.
  Admission "buttons" which participants wear pinned to their coats or hats go on sale December 1st at over 70 outlets, including Harris Teeter stores in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area.

2 - 6pm:  The Children's Celebration
7pm - Early Acorn Drop (a count down to the New Year at 7pm so that families with younger children can enjoy watching the Acorn drop without waiting until midnight.)  Evening Performances begin featuring 100 performances in 25 downtown Raleigh venues 
10:30 pm: Main Stage entertainment begins.
(919) 832-8699.


Mon., January 18 - Mon., January 25, 2010
Kids Exchange Consignment Sale & Parents Fair - "Clean your closets and fill your pockets with $$$."  The Triangle's Premier Consignment Sale!  (Takes place every January and July).
Raleigh, NC State Fairgrounds, Jim Graham Building.
Giant consignment fair offers gently used kids' & maternity clothes, baby equipment, furniture, toys and much more.
Check the website for sale hours:  To consign, register online; if no internet access:  (205) 824-8245.  Volunteers shop first!  Business Exhibitor space also available.
This event will takes place again in Summer 2010.


Fri., January 8, 2010
First Friday at NC Museum of Natural Sciences.
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC  27601.

5pm - 9pm

Friday, January 8, 2010
Enjoy exhibits, food and a free movie screening from 5 - 9 pm every First Friday of the month at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
(919) 733-7350, ext. 302 or toll-free 877-4NATSCI.


Sat. & Sun., January 30 & 31, 2010
ASTRONOMY DAYS at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC  27601.
Saturday, January 30, 2010, 9am - 5pm and Sunday, January 31, Noon - 5pm.
From the website: "A day of astronomical proportions featuring out-of-this-world presentations, a cosmic array of exhibits and displays, and a universe of activities that will send you into orbit!"


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