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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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2017 Triangle Winter Two-Person Teams Round Robin Table Tennis Tournament

January 21 – 22, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: 9am-6pm
  • Venue: Triangle Table Tennis Center
  • Area: Morrisville/RTP
  • Admission: Pricing for participants varies from $35-$55, based on event selected

This USATT 4-Star sanction level tournament attracts participants from across the country and has a fun, two-person team format that includes both singles and doubles matches. Select one or two event...


January 21, 2017

2Digh4 will be performing live at Chef's Palette Restaurant.

A Princess Tea

January 21 – 22, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Fairy dust and sparkling crowns, enchanted wands and princess gowns... children and their grown-up are invited to join us for A Princess Tea. Dress in your most elegant gown, take part in magical acti...

A Star Trek Spectacular

January 20 – 21, 2017 (Recurring daily)

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, experience an out-of-this-world concert conducted by the world-renowned Jack Everly. The evening will include music from Star Wars: The...

Always Patsy Cline

January 20 – 29, 2017

Country has never had it so good! Always... Patsy Cline is complete with down home country humor and real emotion. It's the true story of an unlikely friendship between a housewife and a legendary c...

Always... Patsy Cline

January 20 – 29, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Country has never had it so good! Always... Pasty Cline is complete with down home country humor and real emotion. It’s the true story of an unlikely friendship between a housewife and a l...


January 06 – 22, 2017 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

The Sonorous Road Theatre will perform Blackbird by David Harrower. This play depicts a confrontation between a woman and the man who sexually abused her when she was twelve. Both characters revisit t...

Chili Night for a Chilly Night Square Dance

January 21, 2017
  • Times: 7-9:30pm
  • Venue: First Baptist Church
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $5 per person at the door; ask about discount dance cards!

This Fun Night Square Dance sponsored by the TSDA is a special night - not only will first-time and novice dancers get to learn with "feet on the floor" training about the fun of square danc...

David Allan Coe

January 21, 2017
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: Lincoln Theatre
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $20 to $30

David Allan Coe will be performing live with Chris Bullard at the Lincoln Theatre.

Elvis Lives

January 21, 2017

Elvis Lives is an unforgettable multi-media and live musical journey across Elvis' life. The show is narrated by Elvis himself, in his own voice and words, through restored footage direct from the G...

Eric's Attic

January 21, 2017

Eric's Attic will be performing live at Abbey Road Tavern.

Gen Palmer and Andrew Berinson

January 21, 2017

Jazz musicians Gen Palmer and Andrew Berinson will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.


January 20 – 21, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Fri. 7pm; Sat. 2pm and 7pm
  • Venue: The Cary Theater
  • Area: Cary
  • Admission: Adults $20; Black Irish Family Rate $15; Students $10

GOWN is a dance project that asks the questions: Who are you? Do the clothes make the man? Why did you choose that garment, that costume or for the sake of this show, that gown? Did you choose it...

Heads Up Penny

January 21, 2017

Heads Up Penny will be performing live at Doherty's in Cary.


January 19 – February 5, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Thurs., Fri., Sat. at 7:30pm; Sun. at 2pm
  • Venue: Burning Coal Theatre
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Adult $25; Seniors (65+) $20; Students $15; All Thursday Tickets $10

Heisenberg, by Simon Stephens, is a love story about two people trapped by time, determined to push past the confines that life has imposed on them. Most of us imagine that we are "free"...

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