Your Guide to Downtown Raleigh this January!

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Here at Revisn, we want to provide you with all the information you need for the Raleigh area! Every month, we will be sharing with you the top events to look forward to this month. Whether you are a Raleigh local or looking for a reason to come to the city, we got the list you've been looking for!

Celluloids and Light Voids

Dates: January 1-10, 2020
Venue: Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building
Admission: Free

Photography has long been a rapidly evolving medium with the introduction of new technologies, making it even easier to capture an image. The introduction of the cell phone camera jettisoned these past image methods to art appreciation lectures and the history books for the most part. These compact mobile devices provide a viable instant image capture with the possibilities of multiples at a time. Both artists of Celluloids and Light Voids utilize their cell phone cameras for convenience and inspiration.

Happy Feet to a Latin Beat

Dates: $27+
Venue: Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Admission: January 4, 2020

This interactive concert will sure to bring a lot of fun and make audiences move their feet! Character Max—an energetic but impulsive young boy—makes his way onto the stage to “help” the orchestra. Soon Max is on a whirlwind adventure that takes him from the concert hall to the vibrant lands of Latin American culture! Come early for free, kid-friendly activities in the lobby beginning one hour before each performance.

The Planets: North Carolina Symphony

Dates: January 10-11, 2020
Venue: North Carolina Symphony
Admission: $48+

Majestic in its scope, dazzling in its sound—Holst’s astrological depiction of the planets is magical, awe-inspiring and timeless music. Experience the ultimate trip through the galaxy. Hear The Planets, as the North Carolina Symphony performs Gustav Holst’s sonic celestial showpiece.

13th Annual Run For Young 5k

Dates: January 12, 2020
Venue: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: $25 recreational; $30 competitive

Run For Young is a family-friend race aiming to raise awareness for teen driver safety. The race began in 2008 in loving memory of Wakefield High School student Sadiki Young. Register by January 2nd.

Raleigh Roasts 2020

Dates: January 18, 2020
Venue: City of Raleigh Museum
Admission: $10 general public; $5 COR Museum members

Raleigh Roasts is an annual event hosted by the City of Raleigh Museum, bringing over 800 people to sample local coffee & pastries. You can become a COR Museum member today to save on admission! Line will close at 12:45pm sharp.

19th Annual African American Cultural Celebration

Dates: January 25, 2020
Venue: North Carolina Museum of History
Admission: Free

To kickoff Black History Month, the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh hosts the 19th Annual African American Cultural Celebration! Named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society since 2015, this event features musicians, storytellers, dancers, chefs, historians, playwrights, authors, artists, reenactors, and more.

UFC Fight Night

Dates: January 25, 2020
Venue: PNC Arena
Admission: $65+

The UFC's first visit to Raleigh! Headlined by heavyweights Junior Dos Santos and Curtis “Razor” Blaydes in a five-round main event. Plus, lightweight and featherweight superstar Frankie Edgar faces top five contender Cory Sandhagen.

Natural Explorations: Animals in Winter

Dates: January 25, 2020
Venue: Historic Yates Mill County Park
Admission: Free

Fun for the whole family! Discover how animals deal with cold weather and which ones hibernate during the winter months in the scenic Yates Mill Park. Play games and take a short hike to look for signs of wintering animals. Registration is required for all family members, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Rhapsody in Blue

Dates: January 30-31, 2020 into February 2020
Venue: Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Admission: $36+

An evening of Gershwin, Bernstein and dance! This February program is a tribute to American composers featuring a ballet set to the iconic Rhapsody in Blue. This program will be accompanied by a new work choreographed by Zalman Raffael and Robert Weiss.

Drink & Draw

Dates: Recurring Weekly on Tuesday
Venue: Imurj
Admission: $10 for Imurj members; $12 for non-members

Everyone is invited or this 90-minute model figure drawing session! Bring your sketch pad, grab a drink at the bar, and meet others who love the arts. All skill levels are welcome. The model will pose from 7-8:30pm. Food available for purchase. Bring drawing/painting supplies and a chill attitude!

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