Although the temperature may be dropping as the calendar breezes through November and into December the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences is heating up with a variety of fantastic and fun Winter Events in Rocky Mount just minutes from your new home at Belmont Lake Preserve North Carolina golf community.
Beginning on Friday, December 4, the Imperial Centre begins hosting what is probably the most anticipated of all the Winter Events in Rocky Mount, as the Holiday Skating Rink opens, with public ice skating sessions running each weekend from 1-7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 1-6 p.m. on Sundays. The kids and adults alike can get in the spirit of the season as a 45 minute skating session only cost $6 per person during any of the weekends in December other that the 24-26, as the rink closes for the Christmas holiday. Private rentals of the rink can also be arranged by calling 252-972-1266. These private parties allow for your family and friends to enjoy the most anticipated of the Imperial Centre’s Winter Events in Rocky Mount at times during the week and around the aforementioned public skating times and run for two hours where you can have up to 30 guests on the ice at a time.
In addition to the opening of the Holiday Skating Rink, the Imperial Centre also plays host to many other great Winter Events in Rocky Mount, including its popular “First Friday” series. These Winter Events in Rocky Mount take place at the Arts Center on the first Friday of every month, allowing friends and family alike to come out for local music, craft vendors, and activities that all ages can enjoy. The next installment of the “First Friday” Winter Events in Rocky Mount will take on a Christmas theme and take place on Friday, December 4. The highlight s of the event will include the annual “lighting of the Imperial Centre,” in addition to ice skating, sleigh rides, and even a visit from Santa Claus himself. The NC Museum of Natural Sciences will be on hand, and there will also be Blacksmith Demonstrations among a host of other great things to be a part of from 6-9 p.m. at “First Friday.”
The opening of the Holiday Skating Rink and the December 4 “First Friday” event are just two of the many great Winter Events in Rocky Mount on the upcoming schedule at the Imperial Centre. For more details on both of these and for a full schedule of all their happenings, visit www.imperialcentre.org.