The holiday season is here and there are many fun Jewish celebrations happening in the Raleigh area, along with tree lightings and other fun holiday events! Gather with your loved ones and join the fun by visiting some light festivals, holiday markets, Menorah lightings and Chanukah parties. Regardless of your beliefs or religion, its great to have a multi-culture holiday experience and enjoy the holidays with friends of all beliefs.
Wishing you every happiness this Holiday Season and throughout the coming year!
December 7, 2019
Raleigh Tribe: Triangle Wide Chanukah Party
Downtown Raleigh – a night of dancing, drinks, and celebration with other Jewish young professionals from across the Triangle (Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh)!
December 8, 2019
Temple Beth Or | Satisky Hall – Support local Jewish artists and purchase holiday gifts including baked goods, ceramics, drawings, fabric gifts for kids, glass, jewelry, Judaica paintings, photography, textiles & linens, woodwork & more!
10am to 2pm
Pop Up Art: Festival of Lights
NCMA – Celebrate the start of Hanukkah and view the museum’s Hanukkah lamps and create your own sculptural lantern to take home.
12pm to 1pm
Pinecone Presents: Klezmer Concert
North Carolina Museum of History – concert and food drive. Free tickets required for admittance. Purchase here.
3pm to 4pm
Triangle Jewish Chorale Concert
Beth Meyer Synagogue – Special anniversary concert
4:30pm to 6pm
December 12, 2019
9th Annual Women’s Dreidel Exchange
Temple Beth Or – Bring one collector (not toy) dreidel for exchange, not to exceed $36 each.
7pm to 9pm
December 13, 2019
JCC Coffee Connections for Triangle Newcomers
10am to 11am
December 17, 2019
JCC Let’s Do Lunch (Formerly Ladies Who Lunch)
12:30pm to 1:30pm
December 19, 2019
Raleigh-Cary Jewish Community Center
12pm to 1pm
Jewish Women’s Chanukah Evening
Chabad of Cary – Chaukah gift exchange ($10-15 value), salad bar
7:30pm to 9pm
December 22, 2019
Town of Apex Chanukah Wonderland & Menorah Lighting
Apex Community Center – includes a wonderland (for children) with more than 10 stations of Chanukah food, crafts, and games.
3pm to 6pm
Menorah Lighting & Gelt Drop on the Green
Lafayette Village – donuts and hot drinks provided by Chabad Center of Raleigh
3:45pm to 5:30pm
Beth Meyer Preschool- Hanukkah pajama party with crafts, games, a photobooth, and some amazing raffle prizes! Tickets in advance online or at the door.
4pm to 6pm
December 23, 2019
Town of Cary Hanukkah Menorah Lighting
Cary Arts Center
5:30pm to 6:30pm
December 28, 2019
Chanukah Havdalah Pajama Party
Raleigh-Cary JCC – celebration with songs, stories, crafts and popular Latke Bar (with a variety of yummy toppings)
5:30pm to 7pm