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Raleigh, N.C., Calendar of Events

Raleigh, N.C., hosts thousands of events every year, including many enriching experiences for your visit. Looking to build your trip around something exhilarating? We've got the most music in N.C., a hopping collegiate and professional sports scene and a host of accolade-worthy, homegrown culinary and cultural festivities pioneered by our smart and passionate locals. Below, you can view and map events by day, week or month, or search for events in a certain category or area of the destination.

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Eat! Drink! Teach!

October 25, 2016

Join us for a night of fun, food, and history! Our fall open house for educators partners museum resources with other educational and cultural organizations to provide information and materials about ...

Exploring Cary-Area Cemeteries

October 25, 2016

The Friends of Page-Walker Historic Preservation Series presents More Mysteries and Secrets: Exploring Cary-Area Cemeteries. There's something mysterious about cemeteries. Join an exploration of the...

Friends as Enemies

October 25, 2016
  • Times: 7:30pm
  • Venue: KINGS
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $8

Friends as Enemies will be performing live with Sparrows, Ornaments and Magnolia at Kings.

More Mysteries and Secrets: Exploring Cary-Area Cemeteries

October 25, 2016

There's something mysterious about cemeteries. Join the Friends of Page-Walker for an exploration of the mysteries and secrets held by local cemeteries. We will identify the resting places of historic...


October 25, 2016

Mungion will be performing live at The Pour House Music Hall.

Old Codger

October 25, 2016

Old Codger will be performing live with Die Choking, Department of Corrections and Skuz at Slim's Downtown.

William D Burton

October 25, 2016

Blues musician William D Burton will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.

On-Going Events

Artificial Arrangements - Susan Martin

October 07 – 29, 2016 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tue.-Wed.10am-6pm; Thurs. 10am-7pm; Fri.-Sat. 10am-6pm
  • Venue: Artspace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Beer & Banjos Music Series

January 05 – December 27, 2016 (Every Tuesday)

Click! Triangle Photography Festival

October 01 – 31, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Cotton Plays Here at Cafe Euro

Starting August 23, 2016 (Every Tuesday)
  • Times: 10:30am-11:30am
  • Venue: Euro Cafe
  • Area: Wake Forest

Exhibition: Human/Nature

October 15, 2016 – February 26, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Exhibition: Panorama: North Carolina

October 8, 2016 – February 12, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Exhibition: Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi's St. John Altarpiece

September 10, 2016 – March 5, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Exhibition: Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and 40s

October 1, 2016 – January 15, 2017 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-5pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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