This week: Martin Luther King Day events and call to service, lots of live theater, pets; the tracks they make, and family-friendly treks to take.
Martin Luther King Day, details here for A March for Justice: 50 Years Later, and Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Wreath Laying at Marshall Park.
For preschoolers – can you recognize a deer or a raccoon track? Become a detective searching for signs of animals; create your own animal tracks to become familiar with different tracks before hitting the outside trail.
Blaze of Glory
Reedy Creek Nature Preserve
Learn how to make a fire and then enjoy s’mores.
Main Street Children’s Museum
On the third Wednesday of each month a special guest from the York County library presents toddler story time; enjoy stories, movement with music, and crafts.
Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical
Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square
January 18 – January 20, Fri., 7:00 p.m.; Sat., 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., $15
Experience “the tale as old as time;” Academy Award-winning film comes to life on the Duke Energy Theater stage.
Davidson Community Players, Armour Street Theatre
So how did the story really go? Join all seven quirky dwarves, a tongue-tied prince, a dancing chicken, and of course Snow White in this tale about beauty, friendship and happily-ever-afters with a twist.
Discovery Place Nature
Whether they’re furry, feathered, slimy or scaly, celebrate some favorite animal companions; visit with rescued and exotic pets and learn about responsible pet ownership.
Winter Family Hike
Latta Plantation Nature Center
Take a brisk walk in the winter woods to see how nature protects the plants and animals during the coldest part of the year. Easy, 1 – 2 miles for all ages.
*Images sourced from Facebook pages of events listed unless otherwise noted