Triangle Stages Feature Family-Friendly Performances in October

On Stage Cats

Up from the Ground
Oct. 2 – This original play by 2012 Piedmont Laureate Ian Finley explores how our heritage, hopes and values are reflected in the food we eat. All ages. $5 suggested donation at the door. 7-8 p.m. Burning Coal, 224 Polk St., Raleigh. 919-834-4001. burningcoal.org.

11th Annual Heart of Carolina Marching Band Invitational
Oct. 5 – Enjoy fabulous music as marching bands from across North Carolina compete for best-in-class awards. $10 ages 10 and older, $5 ages 9 and younger. 4:30 p.m. Wolverine Stadium, Wakefield High School, 2200 Wakefield Pines Dr., Raleigh. wakefieldhsband.org.

CATS
Oct. 8-13 – Take the family to enjoy the popular musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber that tells the story about a tribe of cats called the Jellicles. Presented by N.C. Theatre and Broadway Series South. $34-$84. 7:30 p.m. Oct . 8-11; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12-13. Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. 800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com.

Balanchine’s Rubies
Oct. 10-27 – See Carolina Ballet’s dancers sparkle in this homage to choreographer George Balanchine and his most influential at. Also included are “The Steadfast Tin Soldier” and “Raymonda Variations.” $28-$66. 8 p.m. Oct. 10-11; 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 12; 2 p.m. Oct. 13; 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 19; 2 p.m. Oct. 20; 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 26; 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Fletcher Theater, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts,
2 E. South St., Raleigh. 919-719-0900. carolinaballet.com/program/balanchines-rubies.

Fairy Tale Land
Oct. 19-20 – Enjoy a ballet performance by Infinity Ballet’s young dancers. Purchase tickets online. $6. 3 p.m. The Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. 919-249-1120. thehalle.org.

Tarheel Tale Tellers Perform
Oct. 26 – Tarheel Tale Tellers bring tales to life. $5 ages 1-adult. 11 a.m., 2 p.m. Marbles Kids Museum, 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh. 919-834-4040. marbleskidsmuseum.org.

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!
Nov. 1-17 – It’s holiday time and Junie B.’s first-grade classroom is doing lots of fun things to celebrate, but how can Junie B. enjoy the festivities when “Tattletale May” keeps ruining her holiday glee? $13 adults and teens, $9 ages 12 and younger. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1; 1 and 5 p.m. Nov. 2-3; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-8; 1 and 5 p.m. Nov. 9-10; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14-15; 1 and 5 p.m. Nov. 16-17. Raleigh Little Theatre, 301 Pogue St., Raleigh. 919-821-4579. raleighlittletheatre.org/shows/13-14/junie.html.

Storybook Theater Presents Dora The Explorer Live! Dora’s Pirate Adventure
Nov. 1-2 – Dora and her friends embark on an exciting trip to Treasure Island and navigate over Dancing Mountain and Silly Singing Bridge to confront the Pirate Piggies.$20-$57. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1; 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m. Nov. 2; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Nov. 3. Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh.
800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com.

N.C. Symphony’s Halloween Spooktacular!
Nov. 2 – Take a spine-tingling trip into favorite spooky stories with music and theater fun. Wear a costume and join N.C. Symphony on stage for a Halloween parade. $27.25. Show times 1 and 4 p.m. Meymandi Concert Hall, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. 919-733-2750. ncsymphony.org.

Spencers Theatre of Illusion
Nov. 2 ­­– Husband-and-wife duo Kevin and Cindy Spencer deliver a high-tech stage show that combines drama, comedy, romance and suspense with elaborate stage illusions. All ages. $29-$52. 8 p.m. Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham. 919-560-3030. carolinatheatre.org.

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