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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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Down the Hatch

October 26, 2016
  • Times: 6-9pm
  • Venue: Rialto Theatre
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $30

Orvis and Sweetwater brewing will descend on The Point Restaurant and Bar and the Rialto Theater for the Down the Hatch Film Festival! Tickets include: complimentary SweetWater brews and grub from The...

Ewe's Tree

October 26, 2016

Ewe's Tree will be performing live Irish music at Doherty's in Cary.

Fall Foliage Tours

October 26, 2016

Area residents are invited to enjoy the vibrant reds, oranges and yellows of autumn while also learning about native trees during a "Fall Foliage Tour." Urban Forestry Coordinator Jen...

Family Fun Night

October 26, 2016
  • Times: 5:30-8pm
  • Venue: Marbles Kids Museum
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free with $5 museum admission

Join us for this free, after-hours program exclusively for kids with special needs and their families to play in the museum in a calmer, quieter environment. Family Fun Night is supported in part by I...

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde

October 19 – 30, 2016 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm
  • Venue: Titmus Theatre
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $12-20

Written by Moisés Kaufman, Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde tells the story of how Wilde sued the Marquess of Queensberry—father of his young lover—for criminal libe...


October 26, 2016
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: The Ritz
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: $25

Lecrae will be performing live at The Ritz.

Mandolin Wine Tastings: Halloween Wines

October 26, 2016
  • Times: 6-7pm
  • Venue: Mandolin
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $5

Every Wednesday from 6-7pm, sample wines from across the globe for only $5. This week's wine tasting topic will be Halloween Wines.

Maurice Wynn

August 31 – November 2, 2016 (Every Wednesday)

Southern Soul recording artist Maurice Wynn will be performing live at TJ's Nightlife. This event is for women over 25 and men over 30; ID's are required.

NC State Homecoming Concert featuring T.I.

October 26, 2016

T.I. will be performing live at Reynolds Coliseum as part of NC State's Homecoming Concert.

Pooled - A Reader's Theatre Presentation

October 26, 2016

In conjunction with Black On Black, VAE presents Pooled, by Moses T. Alexander Greene. Wade in the water. God's gonna trouble the water. Pooled dares to give voice to those who have been rendered blin...

RLCB 50th Anniversary

October 26, 2016
  • Times: 11am-3pm
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: East Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

The RLCB will celebrate its 50th Anniversary. Established in 1966, RLCBInc. (formerly known as the Raleigh Lions Clinic for the Blind) continues to provide competitive employment opport...

Undermanned String Band

October 26, 2016

The Undermanned String Band will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.


October 26, 2016

Warehouse will be performing live with SMLH and Dicaprio at Slim's Downtown.

On-Going Events

A Sense of...

October 05 – 30, 2016 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

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
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