Hanukkah Celebrations in the Triangle
Hanukkah 2017 begins this evening, Dec. 12 and ends Wednesday, Dec. 20. To help you celebrate in the Triangle, we’ve compiled these seasonal events.
Dec. 12, 6-8 p.m.
Celebrate the first night of Chanukah and enjoy latkes, brisket and chocolate truffles at Specal Treats, 1129 Weaver Dairy Road in Chapel Hill. Admission is free.
Dec. 16 at 6 p.m.
Enjoy a build-your-own taco bar catered by NanaTaco, latkes, dreidels, games and crafts, and a concert by Jerusalem-based band Nava Tehila, which will perform original and traditional music that draws on verses from Jewish sources, liturgical poems, and Israeli and world poetry. Purchase tickets online.
Dec. 17 at 2 p.m.
Enjoy a family Chanukah concert from local band, Mishpacha (Hebrew for “family”). Mishpacha’s music is influenced by a variety of musical genres including folk, rock, blues, jazz, flamenco, klezmer and classical.
Dec. 17 at 3 p.m.
Build a LEGO menorah, discover chocolate-making and enjoy games from 3-4:45 p.m. at the Apex Community Center. At 5 p.m., a menorah lighting and fire show take place at 220 N. Salem Street in Apex. The evening's event also features music and holiday treats.
Dec. 17 at 5:30 p.m.
Join in celebration of Hanukkah with a group menorah lighting (bring your menorahs from home), fun crafts for the kids, latkes, jelly doughnuts and more. This fundraising event is open to the community. Proceeds benefit ongoing teacher education and financial aid programs at Beth Meyer Preschool.
Dec. 19, 5:30-7 p.m.
Music, dreidel activities and holiday treats highlight the Town of Cary's event at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Avenue in Cary.
For more seasonal events, visit our daily calendar.