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The Art of Dr. Seuss Comes to Village District LaMantia Gallery Raleigh in Village District is presenting The Art of Dr. Seuss exhibit. The Art of Dr. Seuss offers an uplifting show and a rare glimpse into the art by this American icon. You’ll see works from every book that he’s produced in classic illustration form, along with sketches behind the work. There will also be three dimensional works from the 1930’s and 1940’s Seuss called “Unorthodox Taxidermy.” Saturday through February 28,...

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Marbles Evening with Elves Have the magic of Marbles into your home with Marbles Evening with Elves! Celebrate the 2020 holiday season with a virtual experience, with hands-on wonderland activities and sweet treats. Peek behind the scenes to watch the elves hard at work. And for the first time ever, hear the story of the Snowflake Fairy, a special Marbles character local children have come to love. Each ticket comes with a one-of-a-kind Party Pack for 4* and access to...

Homemade Holiday Cocktail Recipes from Apt Bartender & Essentia Water

Essentia Water partnered with Apartment Bartender to create a variety of fun, creative holiday cocktails that are super easy to make at home. The cocktails include a riff on a Tom Collins (“The Essentia(l) Spritz”), a Vanilla Coffee Old Fashioned (“The Overachiever”), and a classic twist on 2020’s biggest winter trend, “The Supercharged Hot Toddy Bar”–each of which also features Essentia Water, the #1 alkaline water on the market that will help you stay hydrated, and Essentia’s Premium Ice. Tom...

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Downtown Raleigh Illuminate Art Walk Discover the wonder of light-based art situated throughout downtown Raleigh. DRA and VAE Raleigh teamed up to commission local artists to create installations to brighten up winter nights. Take this map to get around, and you’ll see sidewalk markers at each installation. The safety of Downtown Raleigh’s residents, workers, and visitors is of the utmost importance. Follow guidance from public health officials regarding social distancing and proper health etiquette if and when visiting businesses and public...

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GOTTA HAVE FACE™ Started in April 2020, GOTTA HAVE FACE™ answered the need for masks as a response to COVID-19. Former Fashion Industry Executive, Jaye Hersh-Eigler realized that as the supply for surgical masks for our frontline workers dwindled, she had to create an alternative option for face coverings. Jaye’s idea was simple: protect yourself, protect others, help the less fortunate, while looking great and feeling comfortable. GOTTA HAVE FACE™ offers an assortment of ladies, men’s and children’s masks ($12.00- $18.00)...

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Fieldstream Farm Festival of Lights Check out this drive-thru Christmas light show with approximately one million lights on display! This light display features The Tunnel of Lights, an LED-lit tunnel featuring 200,000 lights! Tickets must be purchased online in advance. $20/car, up to 8 people; Through December 31st, Monday – Friday, 6:30 – 9:45 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 5:30 – 9:45 pm; 8008 Old Stage Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603 Lake Myra Christmas Lights Celebrate the season by enjoying the lights, singing along...

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Get Your Nights of Lights Tickets Get into the holiday season with the first ever Nights of Lights Drive-Thru Light Show at Dorothea Dix Park. Ohh and ahh over the light show throughout the park. There will be illuminated trees, festive light displays, and local art installations will delight visitors of all ages along the 1.3-mile route. On December 30th and December 31, get an extra dose of New Year’s Eve sparkle during the First Night Celebration Nights, courtesy of...

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Holly Raleigh Warehouse Sale Join in this collaborative virtual holiday shopping event bringing awesome local businesses together for a one day sale! This event is a cross between Raleigh Fashion Fest x Raleigh Boutique Warehouse Sale in partnership with Tabletop Media Group and Raleigh Night Market; featuring boutiques and vendors with clothing, accessories, shoes, jewelry, gifts, artists/makers, hair/beauty/makeup, food/restaurants and many small businesses in the community. Buy your ticket by time slot: (The 9 am ticket includes a gift box: limited quantities available, gift boxes will be shipped prior...

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Downtown Apex Autumn Adventure This November, test your wits in a unique outdoor activity that combines the challenge of escape room puzzles with the charm of Downtown Apex. You will find clues posted at windows of participating stores along Salem Street, crack the codes and submit your answers online for a chance to win prize packs from local vendors. It all takes place online and outside, allowing for safe, socially distanced fun with friends and family. $20/team registration fee; through...

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Pumpkin Carving with Goats Goats get in on the fun as you carve your pumpkins at Spring Haven Farm in Chapel Hill. The farm offers the tools you’ll need to carve the pumpkins, and the goats will love to help you scoop out the slimy interior! Other activities include tractor train rides and a haunted farm house. $13.50; 5306 Homer Ruffin Rd, Chapel Hill NC 27516; 919.407.1806 4th Annual Day of the Dead-City of Raleigh Museum Artist Studio Project in...