Work up that Thanksgiving Day appetite with a quick run at the Turkey Trot to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 3K health walk at 8:30 a.m.; 8K run at 9 a.m.; 1K youth trot at 10 a.m. Registration, $18 through Wednesday; $25 on Thursday. Ridgewood Shopping Center, Wade Avenue, Raleigh. 875-8252.
Whether a beginner or an old hand, there's a spot for you at the regular Contra Dance held at the Pleasant Green Community Center in Durham. Caller Bree Kalb will be there with music by Out of the Woods. Newcomers' lesson, 7:30 p.m. Dance starts at 8 p.m. $8; $6 members. 220-8411.
Wrap up your holiday shopping at the 33rd Annual Craft Fair at the Kerr Scott Pavilion at the N.C. State Fairgrounds. The fair starts Friday night, running from 6-10 p.m. and continues all day Saturday and Sunday. $5 daily admission, $7 pass.
It's the second day of Hanukah, a perfect time to catch Mispacha performing Jewish holiday music from 1-3 p.m. at Borders Books & Music, 1751 Walnut St., Cary. See the concert calendar for other dates throughout the Triangle.
The Love Light Tree Ceremony at WakeMed Health Park on New Bern Avenue is a festive tree lighting to benefit the hospital's Children's Center. 7 p.m. 832-6300.
Fosse the professional touring version of the Broadway musical, is in the Triangle for a one-night stand at Duke University's Page Auditorium as part of the Broadway at Duke series. 7 p.m. Tickets start at $30; less for Duke students. 684-4444.