Friday, December 14th, to Sunday, December 16th

2nd Friday ArtWalk in Chapel Hill and Carrboro

Friday, December 14

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Locations in Chapel Hill and Carrboro

The second Friday of every month, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., head to Chapel Hill and Carrboro for an ArtWalk. Experience live music, food, activities, hands-on art demonstrations, discounts, live music and more. Download a map to help make sure you don’t miss anything. 27 venues are highlighted on the map.


Santa Paws

Friday, December 14

6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Durham Armory, 212 Foster Street, Durham

The Animal Protection Society of Durham is holding this free event. You can get your dog’s picture with Santa. There will also be a canine ugly sweater contest, a holiday pet market, games, canine food drive, and food vendors (for humans.)


Christmas in the Piedmont at Bennett Place

Saturday, December 15

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bennet Place Historic Site, 4409 Bennett Memorial Road, Durham

Visit Bennett Place and see how Christmas was celebrated during the Civil War. Check out cooking demonstrations and soldiers’ demonstrations, visit with Santa, and enjoy complimentary hot apple cider and cookies.


A Very Merry Durham

Saturday, December 15

6 p.m.

Fullsteam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Avenue, Durham

From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., this is a kid-friendly party with roving carolers, a “naughty or nice” wheel, appearances by the Holiday Gorilla, and more. At 8 p.m. there will be a strange stage show and after that there will be a post-show DJ set.