3 Fun March Events for Families in Raleigh, Durham
Courtesy of Urban Ministries of Durham
Empty Bowls 2016
Sample soups prepared by local chefs and vote for your favorites during Empty Bowls 2016 on March 3, 5:30-7 p.m., at the Durham Convention Center. Urban Ministries of Durham hopes to raise $100,000 from this signature event to offer food, shelter and a future to poor and homeless neighbors in Durham. Purchase tickets, $22-$106, at eventbrite.com. Ages 6 and younger are admitted free. Certain event tickets allow participants to take home a soup bowl handcrafted by a local artisan.
The Big Bad Wolf meets his match in a family-friendly mash-up of classic fairy tales in “The Wolf” March 3-20 at the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh. The original tale, written by Joe Calarco and Andre Catrini and produced by Theatre Raleigh, celebrates the power of teamwork and determination. Purchase tickets, $10-$15, at theatreraleigh.com. Kennedy Theatre is located at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh.
courtesy of Curtis Brown
Easter Events at JC Raulston Arboretum
Welcome Easter and the spring season with separate events at JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh. Pick up an answer sheet at the visitor center and search for brightly painted wooden eggs during self-guided hunts March 21-27. Unscramble the letters on the eggs to reveal a word and win a small prize. Easter baskets are not required for this free event. Visit jcra.ncsu.edu for egg hunt hours. Garden storytimes, which are March 23-24, 10:30-11:30 a.m. both days, feature a story, craft and garden exploration. Registration is required for the storytimes and cost $5 per child.
Courtesy of JC Raulston Arboretum Staff