January 2017: Fun Family Outings

Photo courtesy of Stephanie Butzer
Wild animals play with Christmas trees at the Conservators Center Jan. 7 and 21.

Tree Toss at the Conservators Center – Jan. 7 and 21

Humans aren’t the only ones who like fresh Christmas trees. Watch as wild animals – including lions, tigers and binturongs – wrestle and play with Christmas trees donated from a local farm during the Tree Toss event, noon-3 p.m., Jan. 7 and 21, at the Conservators Center in Caswell County. The self-guided walkabout also features an opportunity for visitors to craft a toy for the animals. Purchase tickets, $18-$24, online.

“Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!” – Jan. 21

Join PBS Kids’ Daniel Tiger and his friends on an interactive adventure as they explore their vibrant Neighborhood of Make-Believe. In the legacy of the beloved TV series “Mister Rodgers Neighborhood,” this stage performance delights young audiences with songs about friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences. Show times are 2 and 5:30 p.m. at the Durham Performing Arts Center. Purchase tickets, $29.50, online at ticketmaster.com.

"Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" is Jan. 21 at DPAC.

Photo courtesy of Alan Alabastro

African American Cultural Celebration – Jan. 28

Join the statewide kickoff to Black History Month when the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh hosts the 16th annual African American Cultural Celebration, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. More than 75 entertainers will showcase African American history through music, dance, drama, art, cuisine and more. Admission is free. Learn more.

Explore African-American culture in Raleigh.

Photo courtesy of the North Carolina Museum of History

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