Raleigh, N.C., Calendar of Events

We host thousands of events each year, so from concerts to culinary arts, historic sites to holiday celebrations (plus great college and professional sports), we won't let you down in Raleigh. Even better: many of our festivals and festivities are free. View and map events by day, week or month below, or search for events in a certain category, Destination I.D. or city/town.

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3 For The Show

February 12, 2016

3 For The Show will be performing live for an Acoustic Friday at RallyPoint Sport Grill, Feb. 12!

All That Jazz

February 12, 2016
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: Museum members, youth 7-18, college students with ID $5; General admission $7

All That Jazz (1979). Directed by Bob Fosse. Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Ann Reinking. (123 min.) DCP. Bob Fosses sprawling, frantic autobiography/meditation/rant is a razzle-dazzle musical about a...

Bassbunny & The Black Flower Presents: CONSOULS (LA)

February 12, 2016
  • Times: 10pm-2am
  • Venue: The Black Flower
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: At the door $5

The Black Flower loves its patrons, and they love good music. They also love throwing parties for no reason. When the Black Flower has the opportunity to bring some super awesome talent from across ...

Blue Sky

January 28 – February 14, 2016 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Thurs.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm
  • Venue: Contemporary Art Museum (CAM Raleigh)
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Adult $25; Seniors (65+) $20; Students $15; All Thursday Tickets $10

In collaboration with Raleigh's Contemporary Art Museum, Blue Sky is Clare Bayley's gripping and intelligent thriller about a brutal and largely forgotten moment in U.S. History that happened in our...

Brad Benson

February 12, 2016

Brad Benson will be performing live at O'Malley's Pub, Feb. 12!


February 12, 2016

Buckwyld will be performing live at 42nd St. Oyster Bar, Feb. 12!

Carly Rae Jepsen

February 12, 2016
  • Times: 8:30pm
  • Venue: The Ritz
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: Advance $25

Carly Rae Jepsen's Gimme Love Tour will be coming to The Ritz, Feb. 12!

Crossing Delancey

February 12 – 21, 2016 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Fri.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm
  • Venue: The Cary Theater
  • Area: Cary
  • Admission: Adults $20; Seniors/Students $18

This romantic comedy invites us into the lives of Isabel (Izzy), a young, single woman who works in a lower east side Manhattan bookstore and her sharp-witted Yiddish grandmother "Bubbie." G...

Discovery Series presents the Holly Springs Professional Showcase

February 12, 2016
  • Times: 7:30pm
  • Area: Holly Springs
  • Admission: $5

Discover the latest and greatest in cultural history and traditions from our community. Each month, a N.C. artist takes the stage to spark your interest about the cultural arts through music, filmmaki...

Divided by Decades - Bound by Tradition Exhibit

February 09 – March 24, 2016 (Recurring every 7 weeks Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

 In honor of Meredith College's 125th anniversary, artist Janet Link ('89) and Sherry di Fillippo ('11) will be showcasing select pieces of art in oil and graphite. The title of the exhibit, &q...

Elliot Engel on “The Inimitable Winston Churchill”

February 12, 2016

Dr. Elliot Engel has dug deeply into numerous biographies to discover delightful yet virtually unknown details of Churchill’s brilliant career. Using anecdotes, analysis and LARGE doses of humor...

Exhibition: Hidden Things Revealed

February 04 – 27, 2016 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

A pinecone. A pear. An artichoke. Different and yet alike. A simple warmup sketch of these objects led Patricia Williams to this new exploration of the similarities and differences among common plants...

Exhibition: Disappearing Frogs Project

February 01 – March 3, 2016 (Recurring daily)

With a potential extinction at hand, artists can be a bridge to promote public awareness. This exhibition uses art as a vehicle to communicate to the public the importance of the global decline of amp...

Exhibition: If I Were You and You Were Me- Works by Elissa Farrow-Savos

February 12 – March 17, 2016 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tues.-Fri. Noon-6pm; Sat. 11am-5pm; Sun. 1-5pm
  • Venue: Gallery C
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Elissa Farrow-Savos' figurative sculptures are made with polymer clay bodies mounted to found objects. The low-fired polymer clay is then painted with layers of oil paint. This exhibit wil go from Feb...

Family Dance

February 12, 2016

Traditional dance caller Connie Carringer will teach fun dances for the whole family: Squares, circles and more! Enjoy live music from local musicians. No experience or partner required.

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