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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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December 12, 2017

Barrowburn will be performing live at Doherty's in Apex.

Heath Tuttle

December 12, 2017

Heath Tuttle will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.

Jake Bugg

December 12, 2017

Jake Bugg will be performing live at the Lincoln Theatre.

NC Master Chorale: Joy of the Season

December 12, 2017

Delight in the sounds of the season with the North Carolina Master Chorale's popular and festive holiday concert. The 170-voice Chorale and the NCMC Chamber Choir are joined by brass choir in a prog...

NCAAM-D2 Basketball: Shaw vs. Chowan

December 12, 2017

The Shaw Bears men's basketball team will compete at home against Chowan.

Piper Lights

November 24, 2017 – January 6, 2018 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Sun.-Thurs., 5:30-9pm; Fri.-Sat., 5:30-10pm
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: Wake Forest
  • Admission: Free; Donations Welcome

Piper Lights started with a manger scene 30 years ago and today is so much more. A family-run Christmas lights display, Piper Lights aims to share the joy of the season with the community. Santa visit...

Trial By Fire

December 12, 2017
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: The Ritz
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: $10

Trial By Fire, a Journey tribute band, will be performing live at The Ritz.

On-Going Events

Beer & Banjos

September 12, 2017 – September 4, 2018 (Every Tuesday)

Bluegrass Jam Night

June 06 – December 26, 2017 (Every Tuesday)

Brewery of the Month at Level Up

July 11 – December 19, 2017 (Every Tuesday)
  • Times: 5pm
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Cotton Plays Here at Cafe Euro

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

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

Starting February 24, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Envision Saint Agnes Hospital

September 27, 2017 – January 5, 2018 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Exhibition: Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

October 28, 2017 – January 21, 2018 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-5pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm (Unless Otherwise noted)
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena

Exhibition: North Carolina and World War I

April 8, 2017 – January 6, 2019
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