January PlanAhead: Your Raleigh events calendar

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Happy January, Raleigh. If you’re anything like us, you’re looking forward to days growing longer, taking time to reset, and focusing on New Year’s resolutions — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend.

Read on for all the top events happening this month in the Triangle. Note: COVID-19 protocols are changing rapidly to curb the spread of the Omicron variant. Please make sure to check event listing pages + venue websites for the most up-to-date information.

Jan. 1-9

Saturday, Jan. 1

Birding with a Ranger  | Sat., Jan. 1 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | NCMA | Free | Join Park Ranger Chantal Taunton on a walk through the park in search of migratory + native birds. 

NC State Basketball Game | Sat., Jan. 1 | 4 p.m. | PNC Arena | $15+ | Watch the NC State men’s basketball team play against Florida State.

KwanzaaFest | Sat., Jan. 1 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Durham Armory, 220 Foster St., Durham | Free | See live performances from the African American dance ensemble and enjoy the marketplace. 

Shen Yun | Sat., Jan. 1 | 2 p.m. + 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy for the Performing Arts | $80+ | Performances of song + dance depicting China’s rich cultural heritage.

1st Drag Show of the New Year | Sat., Jan. 1 | 9 p.m. | Ruby Deluxe, 415 S. Salisbury St. | Free | Drag performances by Mx Merlot and The Aris + beats by The Gay Agenda. 

Sunday, Jan. 2

A Christmas Story: The Musical | Sun., Jan. 2 | 1 p.m. | Durham Performing Arts Center | $25 | Close out the holiday season with a Christmas classic.

CandyLand in the Garden | Sun., Jan. 2 | Times Vary | Main Street Garden, 439 East Main St., Clayton | Free | Take advantage of the last day to play the lifesize version of Candyland. 

Septicemic with Shadows, Cave Grave, and Nganga | Sun., Jan. 2 | 8 p.m. | The Pour House Music Hall and Record Shop, 224 S. Blount St. | $5+ | A hard rock show for those 21+ and with proof of vaccination. 

Sunday Adinkra Symbol – Paint and Sip Workshop | Sun., Jan. 2 | 4:30 p.m. | Triangle Cultural Art Gallery, 8320 Litchford Rd. | $40 | A mini painting class about Adinkra symbols and West African culture taught by an experienced artist. 

Monday, Jan. 3

Karaoke on the Roof | Mon., Jan. 3 | 8-11 p.m. | Raleigh Beer Garden, 614 Glenwood Ave. | Free | Sing your heart out at the beer garden with the world’s largest selection of draft beers. 

Air Hockey Tournament | Mon., Jan. 3 | 9-11 p.m. | Boxcar Bar + Arcade, 330 W. Davie St. | Free | Claim your spot in the tournament by 8:45 p.m. and compete for fun prizes. 

Tuesday, Jan. 4 

Launch 2022 | Tues., Jan. 4 | 2-6 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $110 | Hear trends + predictions of the new year as topics like the economy, real-estate, regional demographics, and more are discussed. 

Duke Basketball Game | Tues., Jan. 4 | 9 p.m. | Cameron Indoor Stadium | Prices Vary | Watch the Duke Men’s Basketball team play against Georgia Tech.

PBS NC Virtual Preview Screening + Discussion – Missing in Brooks County | Tues., Jan. 4 | 7-8:45 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Watch an exclusive hour-long excerpt of Missing in Brooks County at this preview screening. 

Burgs & Beers | Tues., Jan. 4 | 3-9 p.m. | Hi-Wire Brewing Durham, 800 Taylor St., Durham | Free | Get a J. Lights Market & Cafe burger, a bag of potato chips + a one of Hi-Wire’s flagship beers for just $12 every Tuesday.

NC Taco Tuesday Jam Session | Tues., Jan. 4 | 9-11:30 p.m. | Prince Hall Masonic Lodge, 427 S. Blount St. | A space for all artists to participate in an open mic jam session + enjoy tacos. 

Wednesday, Jan. 5

Economic Forecast Breakfast | Wed., Jan. 5 | 7:30-9 a.m. | Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway | $50 | Join as Dr. Michael Walden of NC State University gives his annual economic forecast update. 

REI on Tap | Wed., Jan. 5 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Tobacco Road Sports Cafe & Brewery, 505 W. Jones St. | Free | All real-estate professionals are invited to this networking happy hour.

Bourbon BBQ Dinner | Wed., Jan. 5 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Midtown Grille, 4421-115 Six Forks Rd. | $75+ | Enjoy a casual tasting night featuring different styles of barbecue paired with whiskey and bourbon selections.

Left and Right: A Showcase of Electronic Music | Wed., Jan. 5 | 8-11 p.m. | Ruby Deluxe, 415 S. Salisbury St. | A showcase of three to five artists offering 20-45-minute performances of electronic music.  

What’s in the Box? | Wed., Jan. 5 | 10 a.m. | NCMA | $8 member child, $10 nonmember child | This program invites preschool-aged children to visit the museum galleries and then create their very own work of art. 

Pressed Flower Keepsake Jewelry | Wed., Jan. 5 | 10 a.m. | Northeast Regional Library, 14401 Green Elm Ln. | Free | Create a unique heirloom glass pendant with dried flowers.

Thursday, Jan. 6 

Songstories Live at Boxyard RTP | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6-8 p.m. | Boxyard RTP | Free | Listen to four singer-songwriters share their original songs + the stories behind them.

C’mon C’mon | Thurs., Jan. 6-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | The Cary Theater, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary | $5.59 | Watch this film about a transformative relationship between a man and his nephew. 

I Carry You with Me | Thurs., Jan. 6-Sat., Jan. 8 | Times vary | The Cary Theater, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary | $5.59 | See the film based on a true story of love, ambition + societal pressure.

Stephan Klingman | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Irregardless Cafe, 901 W. Morgan St. | Free | A live performance by this NC-based musician and musical instructor. 

Pizza and Beer Pairing | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6-8 p.m. | DiFara Pizza Tavern, 202 E. Cedar St., Cary | $40 | Enjoy four unique slices of pizza paired with four different brews. 

Friday, Jan. 7

January Gallery Opening Ft. Austin Cathey | Fri., Jan. 7 |  6-9 p.m. | Eno River Mill, 437 Dimmocks Mill Rd., Hillsborough | Free | Join the Orange County Arts Commission for their January opening featuring contemporary abstract artist Austin Cathey. 

Carolina Hurricanes | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $25+ | Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the Calgary Flames. 

Carolina Gospel Jubilee Presented by Pinecone | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $18+ | Listen to the Carolina Gospel Jubilee perform live.

Workbook Jazz Duo | Fri., Jan. 7 | 6-9:30 p.m. | Irregardless Cafe, 901 W. Morgan St. | Free | A live performance by this NC-based band offering jazz renditions of rock and soul classics.

Carolina Gospel Jubilee with The Glorifying Vines Sisters and Two More | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $18+ | A joyful performance of gospel music presented by the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music. 

20th Annual Economic Forecast Forum | Fri., Jan. 7 | 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Virtual | $100+ | A gathering of the state’s most influential leaders, to discuss how NC can continue to lead in job retention, job creation + quality of life.

Chocolate and Wine Tasting | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7-9 p.m. | Loading Dock Raleigh, 1053 E. Whitaker Mill Rd. | $49 | A three-course chocolate and wine pairing featuring gourmet chocolates and boutique wines. 

Friday Adinkra Symbol – Paint and Sip Workshop | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7 p.m. | Triangle Cultural Art Gallery, 8320 Litchford Rd. | $40 | A mini painting class about Adinkra symbols and West African culture taught by an experienced artist.

Saturday, Jan. 8

Teens Sketch the Galleries | Sat., Jan. 8 | 12-3 p.m. | NCMA | Free | Spend time drawing in the galleries with other teens + members of the Teen Arts Council.

Carolina Hurricanes | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $30+ | Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the Florida Panthers. 

Three Kings Day Parade in Cary | Sat., Jan. 8 | 1 p.m. | Academy St., Cary | Free | Witness the 18th annual parade celebrating various expressions of the diverse Latino + Hispanic population in NC. 

Beethoven Lives Upstairs | Sat., Jan. 8 | 4 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $27 | Explore the world of Beethoven with music from the Moonlight “Sonata,” the Ninth Symphony, and more.

2022 NC Lacrosse Coaching Clinic | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m. | NC State University Carmichael Gymnasium, 2611 Cates Ave. | $45 | A full day of coaching sessions organized and hosted by the NC Chapter of USA Lacrosse and NC State Club Lacrosse Teams. 

Soul Yoga | Sat., Jan. 8 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | CAM Raleigh | $15 | Bring your own mat + take part in this energetic yoga class for all levels. 

CORRAL Volunteering 101 | Sat., Jan. 8 | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | CORRAL Riding Academy, 3620 Kildaire Farm Rd., Cary | Learn about CORRAL’s history + mission as a nonprofit offering equine therapy to adolescent girls and complete volunteer orientation. 

Sunday, Jan. 9 

Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle — Rejoice! | Sun., Jan. 9 | 3 p.m. | The Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham | $22+ | Listen to the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle perform works by Honegger, Dvorak, and Beethoven.

School of Rock Raleigh Presents an Afternoon of Rock’n Roll | Sun., Jan. 9 | 3 p.m. | Lincoln Theatre | Free | Rock and roll performances by students ages eight to 18 featuring songs by Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, Metallica + more. 

Sunday Adinkra Symbol – Paint and Sip Workshop | Sun., Jan. 9 | 4:30 p.m. | Triangle Cultural Art Gallery, 8320 Litchford Rd. | $40 | A mini painting class about Adinkra symbols and West African culture taught by an experienced artist. 

Jan. 10–16

Monday, Jan. 10

Concert Singers of Cary Auditions | Mon., Jan. 10 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary | Free | Audition to be a part of the Concert Singers of Cary’s 31st season.

Board of Adjustment Meeting | Mon., Jan. 10 | 1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Attend this remote Board of Adjustment meeting for various hearings on special-use permits, variances, and more.

Birdability Birding | Mon., Jan. 10 | 9-11 a.m. | Lake Crabtree County Park, 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville | Free | Birders of all levels are welcome to join park staff for this bird outing. 

Air Hockey Tournament | Mon., Jan. 10 | 9-11 p.m. | Boxcar Bar + Arcade, 330 W. Davie St. | Free | Claim your spot in the tournament by 8:45 p.m. and compete for fun prizes. 

Karaoke on the Roof | Mon., Jan. 10 | 8-11 p.m. | Raleigh Beer Garden, 614 Glenwood Ave. | Free | Sing your heart out at the beer garden with the world’s largest selection of draft beers. 

Transfer Co. Game Night | Mon., Jan. 10 | Transfer Co. Food Hall | $2.50 | Participate in a game night hosted by The Triangle Board Games and Bars group.

Tuesday, Jan. 11

Coffee with Gary Greene | Tues., Jan. 11 | 8:30-10 a.m. | Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, 800 S. Salisbury St. | Free | Hear from leaders in the community about their experiences leading businesses in this casual event series.  

Creative Journaling and the Creative Process | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6 p.m. | 437 Dimmocks Mill Rd., Hillsborough | $100 | Create + customize your own journal to explore the artistic process. 

Compost at NC State | Tues., Jan. 11 | 12-12:45 p.m. | 2820 Faucette Dr. | Free | Learn how to compost with resources + tips for those living both on and off campus.

Diane Chamberlaine | Tues., Jan. 11 | 7 p.m. | Quail Ridge Books | $32.50 | Celebrate the release of Diane Chamberlaine’s latest novel, “The Last House on the Street.”

Puzzle Challenge | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Hi-Wire Brewing Durham, 800 Taylor St., Durham | Free | The fastest team to complete a 500-piece puzzle wins a gift card. 

Wednesday, Jan. 12

Art Nouveau Celebration 2022 Patron Party | Wed., Jan. 12 | 7-9:30 p.m. | NCMA | Free | Celebrate the new year at this art noveau-themed holiday party that recognizes patron-level + higher members and business friends for their continued support.

Dreamfest | Wed., Jan. 12 | 7p.m. | Virtual | Free | Celebrate the opening day of Dreamfest with a virtual presentation of “Reflecting the Times: Saving the Nina Simone Childhood Home.”

PBS NC Preview Screening of Finding Your Roots + Virtual Discussion | Wed., Jan. 12 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Free | Preview a screening of PBS’s “Finding Your Roots, Season 8 with Henry Louis Gates Jr.” and engage in a virtual discussion afterwards.

Pollinator Gardening | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | East Regional Library, 946 Steeple Square Ct., Knightdale | Free | Learn how to make your own pollinator garden.

Thursday, Jan. 13

ZOSO, The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 8 p.m. | $14.50+ | Rock on with ZOSO, the popular Led Zeppelin cover band. 

Carolina Hurricanes | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $20+ | Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the Columbus Blue Jackets. (Oh hey, CBUStoday.)

National Association of Women in Construction Triangle January Meeting | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Sheraton Imperial Hotel Raleigh-Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park, Interstate 40, Durham | $25 members, $35 nonmembers | Join the NAWIC for a workshop on success with Mitch Savoie Hill. 

Recycling Demystified | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Dr., Cary | Free | Learn how to properly recycle certain items + reduce waste.

Learn the Basics of Google Ads | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn how to reach customers online at this webinar customized for local businesses + nonprofits. 

Mezcalalo: Latin Dance Night | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 7-11 p.m. | Transfer Co. Food Hall | Free | Stop by for a night of food, drinks, and dance with Rhythm + Shine Dance Company.

Friday, Jan. 14

Friday Favorites: Beethoven Triple Concerto – NC Symphony | Fri., Jan. 14 | 12 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $37 | Enjoy works from Beethoven’s Triple Concerto including selections from Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique.

Henry IV, Part 1 | Fri., Jan. 14 | 7 p.m. | William Peace University, 15 E. Peace St. | $20 | Witness the first half of Shakespeare’s classic, epic tale of politics + power.

Charcuterie Design 101 with Raleigh Cheesy | Fri., Jan. 14 | 6:30 p.m. | The Loading Dock — Dock 1053 | $65 | Enjoy charcuterie making + wine tasting at this interactive event.

Friday Adinkra Symbol – Paint and Sip Workshop | Fri., Jan. 14 | 7 p.m. | Triangle Cultural Art Gallery, 8320 Litchford Rd. | $40 | A mini painting class about Adinkra symbols and West African culture taught by an experienced artist. 

Saturday, Jan. 15 

Carolina Hurricanes | Sat., Jan. 15 | 1 p.m. | PNC Arena | $38+ | Watch the Carolina Hurricanes play against the Vancouver Canucks.

Linda Gorham Presents “African American Heroes and Sheroes” | Sat., Jan. 15 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary | $8 | Learn about our nation’s history to help preserve the past.

Bynum Front Porch Winter Music Series | Sat., Jan. 15 | 7 p.m. | 950 Bynum Rd., Pittsboro | Free | Listen to musicians Abigail Dowd, Lyn Koonce, Eric Bannan perform during this winter music series. 

Magic City Hippies, with courtship | Sat., Jan. 15 | 9 p.m. | Cat’s Cradle | $20+ | Listen to Magic City Hippies perform with “no shortage of psychedelic funk.”

Live from the Studio: Sloan Siobhan | Sat., Jan. 15 | 1:30 p.m. | NCMA | Free | Join this demo as Sloan Siobhan leads the discussion about identity, family, archetypes, and culture. 

Comedy Queen – Mo’Nique & Friends | Sat., Jan. 15 | 8 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $65+ | Laugh out loud with the popular comic, Mo’Nique.

Sunday, Jan. 16

Boyz II Men | Sun., Jan. 16 | 8 p.m. | Durham Performing Arts Center | $45+ | Bring your friends to see R&B group Boyz II Men live.

Sweet Mixology | Sun., Jan. 16 | 12-3 p.m. | Selfie Symposium, 6905 Fayetteville Rd., Durham | $60 | Learn how to make cocktails that will pair with miniature cakes from Bull City Confectionaries.

Jo Koy – Funny is Funny World Tour | Sun., Jan. 16 | 8 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $55+ | Laugh along with comedian Jo Koy.

Citizen Cope | Sun., Jan. 16 | 8 p.m. | The Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham | $36+ | A musical performance that combines elements of blues, soul, folk + rock. 

Yoga Inspired Pop-Up | Sun., Jan. 16 | 10-11 a.m. | Transfer Co. Food Hall | Free | Move your body with this pop-up yoga class.

Jan. 17–23

Monday, Jan. 17

Young Professionals Network Community Involvement Day | Mon., Jan. 17 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Various Locations | Free | Young Professionals Network members can give back to the community + get to know other members on this involvement day. 

Tuesday, Jan. 18

Backyard Composting and Beyond | Tues., Jan. 18 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | East Regional Library, 946 Steeple Square Ct., Knightdale | Learn how to start backyard composting, improve existing compost, and what to do with the compost produced.

Wale – Under a Blue Moon Tour | Tues., Jan. 18 | 8:30 p.m. | The Ritz | $27+ | See American rapper, “Wale” perform live.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

Tall Heights with Andrea von Kampen | Wed., Jan. 19 | 8:30 p.m. | Cat’s Cradle | $18 | Listen to Paul Wright + Tim Harrington of Tall Height perform live with Andrea von Kampen.

Playmakers Presents: Stick Fly | Wed., Jan. 19 | Paul Green Theatre, 120 Country Club Rd., Chapel Hill | $20+ | Watch the performance of Stick Fly by the Playmakers Repertory Company.

Mindful Museum: Virtual Slow-Art Appreciation | Wed., Jan. 19 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Center your techniques + breathing practices through intentional observation of one work of art from the NCMA’s collection.

Stargazing at the Willard | Wed., Jan. 19 | 7-9 p.m. | The Willard, 9 Glenwood Ave. | Free | Join the Raleigh Astronomy Club for winter stargazing while looking for the Orion Nebula constellation. 

 Thursday, Jan. 20

Chamber Professional Women’s Luncheon – January 2022 | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley | $105 | Join this luncheon to learn what bias is, why it happens, and how to navigate it.

Social Equity Book Club: The Sum of Us | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Participate in this book club that focuses on Heather McGhee’s, “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.”

 Friday, Jan. 21

Dan Tyminski Band – PineCone | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $18+ | Bring your friends + hear Dan Tyminski, known for his solo career and collaboration with George Clooney on “I am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” perform live.

Introduction to the Raleigh Chamber – A Prospective Member Event | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8:30-10 a.m. | Raleigh Chamber | Free | Discover the role that the Chamber plays throughout the community + how to become a member.

Carolina Hurricanes | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $42+ | Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the New York Rangers.

 Saturday, Jan. 22

Parker McCollum | Sat., Jan. 22 | 8 p.m. | The Ritz | $97+ | Hear country singer-songwriter Parker McCollum perform live with the Josh Abbott Band

Family Studio: A Creative Twist | Sat., Jan. 22 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | NCMA | $10 | Create your own projects as you’re guided to look closely at original works of art.

NCMA Cinema—M.C. Escher: Journey To Infinity | Sat., Jan. 22 | 2-4 p.m. | NCMA | $7 | Watch M.C. Escher: Journey to Infinity, a documentary brought to life through the diary of the Dutch graphic artist.

NC Vintage Bazaar | Sat., Jan. 22 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | Raleigh Convention Center | $5+ | Shop at this vintage clothing market featuring thousands of vintage items from across the country.

Be the Best You in 2022 | Sat., Jan. 22 | 2-4 p.m. | Stage Door Dance Productions, 2720 Godley Lane | Free | Attend the Girls Geared for Greatness event for ages 7-18 and hear entrepreneur Erica Long speak. 

 Sunday, Jan. 23

Boy Harsher | Sun., Jan. 23 | 8 p.m. | Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham | $36+ | Listen to the American electronic group, Boy Harsher, perform live.

Jan. 24-31

 Monday, Jan. 24

Business After Hours – January 2022 | Mon., Jan. 24 | 4:30-6 p.m. | TBD | Free | Network with other local professionals in an informal atmosphere.

An Evening with Bruce Dickinson | Mon., Jan. 24 | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $27+ | Spend the evening with the lead singer of heavy metal band Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson. 

PineCone Bluegrass Jam | Mon., Jan. 24 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Transfer Co. Food Hall | Free | Join this musical event where musicians gather in a circle + play together.

 Tuesday, Jan. 25 

2022 EDPNC Annual Forum on Economic Development | Tues., Jan. 25| TBD | $150 | Discuss NC’s economic development, emerging trends, industries to watch + what’s ahead for NC’s competitive outlook.

 Wednesday, Jan. 26 

Breakfast with the Mayor | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7:30-9 a.m. | Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Pkwy., Cary | $25 | Hear Mayor Harold Weinbrecht recap the previous year’s happenings in the Town of Cary.

JD Simo & GA-20 | Wed., Jan. 26 | 8 p.m. | The Pour House, 224 S. Blount St. | $15+ | A fusion of Motown and Woodstock melodies. 

Carolina Hurricanes | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $26+ | Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the Vegas Golden Knights. 

 Thursday, Jan. 27

El Ten Eleven, with Sego | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 7 p.m. | Cat’s Cradle | $15+ | Listen to  El Ten’s newest project titled Tautology — a sonic meditation on the arc of human life, composed in three parts.

Mezcalalo: Latin Dance Night | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 7-11 p.m. | Transfer Co. Food Hall | Free | Stop by for a night of food and dance with Rhythm + Shine Dance Company.

 Friday, Jan. 28

Ashley McBryde “This Town Talks Tour” | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham | $29.50+ | Hear GRAMMY-nominated country singer Ashley McBrydeand her stadium-ready, rock-and-roll sound with a bluegrass wink.

Town Mountain with John R Miller |  Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Rd., Saxapahaw | $15 | Join this ​​band as they perform from their new album described as raw, soulful, + performed with plenty of swagger.

Mahler Symphony No. 4 | Fri., Jan. 28 | Memorial Hall, 208 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill | $46 | Performances will be Haydn Symphony No. 90 + Mahler Symphony No. 4. 

Saturday, Jan. 29

Carolina Hurricanes | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $32+ | Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the New Jersey Devils. 

Whitney Cummings: Touch Me Tour | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | The Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham  | $39.50+ | Whitney Cummings’ comedy tour comes to NC.

How to Be Yourself, Through the Ancient Wisdom of the Enneagram | Sat., Jan. 29 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 5124 Departure Dr. and virtual | $10-20 | An interactive workshop with discussions, activities + strategies for dealing with fear and worry — registration begins at 9:30 a.m.*

ReNEW You Pop-Up Yoga Class at Crabtree | Sat., Jan. 29 | 9-10 a.m.| Crabtree, 4325 Glenwood Ave. | Free | This class will allow attendees to define their own practice in a way that is energizing, empowering + fun.*