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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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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...

Annual Arts Festival

January 23, 2017

The Woman's Club of Raleigh's Annual Arts Festival is billed as the largest Arts recognition program for young people in North Carolina.


January 23, 2017
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: KINGS
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $8 to $10

Dizzyride will be performing live with UVB-76, Big Spider's Back and Lokomoko at KINGS.

I.W.W. (The International Wonder of Weird) Songbook

January 09 – 30, 2017 (Every Monday)
  • Times: 8:30pm
  • Venue: Neptunes Parlour
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $8; 21 and over

Dr. Eugene Chadbourne leads a rotating cabinet of performers in an ever-changing program of protest music from many genres.

Triangle Restaurant Week 2017

January 23 – 29, 2017
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Lunch $15; Dinner $20-$30

Triangle Restaurant Week (TRW) is a week-long celebration of culinary excellence designed to incorporate the premier Raleigh, Cary, Apex and surrounding area restaurants. During TRW, participatin...

On-Going Events

Exhibit: Guin Down the Coast

January 04 – February 27, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Exhibition: Crossing the Line - The Graphic Works By Henry Pearson (1914-2006)

January 04 – 31, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Tue.-Fri. Noon-6pm; Sat. 11am-5pm; Sun. 1-5pm
  • Venue: Gallery C
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Exhibition: Human/Nature

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

Exhibition: Landscape Paintings by Judy Crane and Wendy Musser

December 6, 2016 – February 27, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Exhibition: My Favorite Things

December 11, 2016 – February 4, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Exhibition: Nabiha Khan

January 13 – February 10, 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: Secret World Inside You

October 22, 2016 – March 12, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Exhibition: The Colored Pencil Society of America

January 13 – February 10, 2017 (Recurring daily)
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421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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