3 Fun December Family Events
Sugarplums Tea, Model Train Show, 'A Very Cary Christmas'
The 3D Project and Cary Ballet Company present “A Very Cary Christmas” Dec. 18-20 at the Cary Arts Center
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Visions of Sugarplums Tea
The Historic Polk House in Raleigh welcomes girls ages 5-11 and their favorite American Girl doll to its Visions of Sugarplums Tea Dec. 5-6. Girls can make Christmas crafts and doll accessories, and enjoy punch and cookies at this festive event. Tea parties are 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m. Dec. 5 and 1-3 p.m. Dec. 6. Fees are $20/child and $18/female sibling. Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more at facebook.com/polkhouse.
Southeastern Train Collectors Association’s Model Train Show
All aboard! Train enthusiasts will gather Dec. 5-6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds’ Kerr Scott Building in Raleigh for the Southeastern Train Collectors Association’s model train show. The event features a large O gauge train layout with more than 18 child-friendly interactive modules, train races, vendors, Kids Club activities and layouts designed by model railroad clubs. Tickets are $6 at the door and free for ages 13 and younger with a paying adult. Learn more at facebook.com/pages/southeastern-train-collectors-association/100103758441.
“A Very Cary Christmas”
Get into the holiday spirit when The 3D Project and Cary Ballet Company present “A Very Cary Christmas” Dec. 18-20 at the Cary Arts Center. The 3D Project opens the show with a jazz performance, followed by Cary Ballet Company’s presentation of “The Nutcracker.” Performances are 7 p.m. Dec. 18; 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 19; and 3 p.m. Dec. 20. Tickets are $18. Young children can enjoy a shorter version of the ballet Dec. 19 at 10 a.m., with an optional Ballerina Tea at 11 a.m. to meet the dancers. Purchase tickets at etix.com.
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