As the cold winter weather rolls in, you may think that you have to be stuck in your Durham apartment, but that is definitely not the case! There are so many great activities going on in the Triangle area in February that you might end up with a totally packed social calendar.
No matter what your favorite way to pass the time, this list will have one or two items that are perfect for you. The best of the Triangle is right at your doorstep when you live in a Phillips Research Park apartment!
If you head to Park Office Drive on Friday nights, you'll find 4 to 6 food trucks awaiting you. This food truck rodeo is sponsored by Fidelity Investments and the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina. This particular food truck Friday can we enjoyed each week which means you'll never have to answer the dreaded question "what's for dinner?".
This first Saturday in February will mark 17th annual in NC MLK Black History month parade and block party. Starting at noon on Fayetteville Street, there will be marching bands, floats, step teams, and plenty of other excitement. It is an activity that the entire family can enjoy.
The first Sunday of each month is "Pay What You Can" day at this children's museum located in Chapel Hill. With over 8,000 square feet to explore, toddlers to teens will find themselves having a great time! Keep your kids from getting stir-crazy inside your Durham apartments, and let them blow off a little steam in an educational atmosphere.
Wake up early on Saturday morning and head to the Durham Central Park for the Durham Farmers Market. You can get all your meal-planning done while shopping local.
Video gamers of all ages can head to the Durham Armory to show off their skills. The cash prizes will be given to exceptional players of Fortnite, Rocket League, and PlayStation Showcase Fighting Game. There will also be exhibits and vendor booths to peruse.
If you love the songs of ABBA, then you won't want to miss this show at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. There will be singing, dancing, and a lot of laughs in this smash hit.
Surprise your Valentine with something different this year: an interactive murder mystery dinner show. This special Valentine's Day show will take place at the Sheraton Chapel Hill and it starts at 7 pm. The 4-course meal includes antipasto, a garden salad, and entree option (either chicken, salmon, or vegetarian), and a dessert!
Indulge Catering in Durham is hosting a post-Valentine's Day Night of Indulgence. The ticket price includes a gourmet four-course meal for two, live jazz music, wine, and a souvenir portrait. This lavish event will be held at The Cookery and starts at 6:30 pm.
Head to Fletcher Hall in Durham for a night full of laughs. This American comedian was previously part of The Daily Show, and he is well known for his deadpan style of comedy.
Get ready for a whole lot of in-state rivalry when the Blue Devils and the Tar Heels meet on the court! Which NC team will come out on top? If the weather makes you want to stay cozy inside your Durham apartments, you may be able to catch this game on your television instead.
Get ready for an action-packed evening at the Lightning Strikes VIII ProAm Kickboxing and Muay Thai event. This competition will feature both professional and amateur fighters, and it will take place at the Durham Armory. Tickets range from $40 to $60.
The Chinese School in Chapel Hill will be holding a Lightup Festival to celebrate the Year of the Pig. There will be plenty of performances and a parade of all the illuminated lanterns. This is a family-friendly free event.
Don't let the winter blues get you down! Not when there are so many reasons to venture out of your Durham apartments and have a little fun. Whether you are single, in a relationship, or a full-fledged family, you can find at least a couple of items on this list to suit your style. Comedy, music, mystery, sports, and magic make for a Triangle winter that you are sure to love.