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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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7 Stories: The Art of Being Black

February 26, 2017
  • Times: 7pm
  • Venue: KINGS
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $5

7 Stories: The Art of Being Black features the art and stories of 7 African-American artists working in Raleigh.

Agnes of God

February 23 – 26, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Thurs.-Sat. 7:30pm; Sun. 3pm
  • Venue: Sonorous Road Productions
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh
  • Admission: In Advance: Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13; Day of Show: $3 Additional

Agnes of God: When a newborn child is found dead in a convent, a court psychiatrist must determine whether the nun accused of the crime is mentally fit to stand trial, with the question of the fathers...

Applause! Cary Youth Theatre presents Still Life with Iris

February 24 – 26, 2017
  • Times: Fri.-Sat. 7:30pm; Sun. 3pm
  • Venue: Cary Arts Center
  • Area: Cary
  • Admission: Advance: Adults $10, Students/Seniors $8; Children 5 and under $5 Door:$10

When the rulers of Nocturno decide they want the perfect daughter, Iris is taken away from her friends, her mother, and her Past Coat, which holds all her memories. With only a button as a clue and ...

Four Seasons Quartet Classics

February 26, 2017

The East Carolina University School of Music, featuring the Cooperstown Quartet, will be performing at the Hayes Barton United Methodist Church.


February 10 – 26, 2017 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

N, by Adrienne Earle Pender, is the story of Eugene O'Neill's groundbreaking 1921 play The Emperor Jones, the first American play that featured an African-American actor in the lead role. Charles...

Noises Off

February 16 – 26, 2017 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Feb. 16-18 7:30pm; Feb. 24-25 7:30pm; Feb. 26 2pm
  • Venue: Leggett Theatre at William Peace University
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: Adults $15; Alumni/Faculty/Seniors $10; Students $5

Noises Off, by Michael Frayn, will be directed by Dr. Wade Newhouse. This fast-paced farce takes audiences on and off stage through the tribulations and trysts of an increasingly beleaguered...

One Man, Two Guvnors

February 10 – 26, 2017 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Thurs.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm
  • Venue: Raleigh Little Theatre
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: Starting at $15

One Man, Two Guvnors, by Richard Bean: Brighton, England, 1963. Francis Henshall finds himself employed by small-time gangster Roscoe Crabbe. Roscoe is in town to collect a fee from his fiancé'...

Over the River and Through the Woods

February 24 – March 5, 2017 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Fri.-Sat. 7:30-9:30pm; Sun. 3-5pm
  • Venue: Halle Cultural Arts Center
  • Area: Apex
  • Admission: $15 adults, $10 students/seniors

Over the River and Through the Woods is a comedy about a young man dealing with his two sets of overbearing grandparents. The play is witty and poignant, and addresses issues of family relation...

Quartet Classics

February 26, 2017

This concert will feature works by Mendelssohn, Leos Janacek and Beethoven.

Shape Note Sing

February 26, 2017

PineCone and Shape-Note Singers sponsor a monthly event for shape-note singers to gather in their tradition. Beginners are welcomed and music is provided.

Shen Yun 2017

February 25 – 26, 2017 (Recurring daily)

The Shen Yun show is an amazing culture show that is truly exquisite, a once in a lifetime experience featuring Classical Chinese Dance and unique sublime music with live orchestra. Watch on stag...

The Bridges of Madison County

February 21 – 26, 2017 (Recurring daily)

The Bridges Of Madison County, one of the most romantic stories ever written, first captured the nation’s attention as a best-selling novel by Robert James Waller and is now an irresistib...

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare presented by Cary Players

February 17 – 26, 2017

Cary Players returns to the smaller venue at The Cary Theater with a little something for those who hate Shakespeare and for those who love him. Director Nancy Rich will navigate the many nuances of...

The Marriage of Figaro

February 25 – March 5, 2017 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Can Susanna marry Figaro before the Count gets his hands on her? Will the Countess find a way to bring her straying husband back to her? Where will the lovestruck Cherubinos fancy settle? Mozart's ope...

Triangle Youth Brass Band's NABBA Showcase

February 26, 2017

The Triangle Youth Brass Bands present an afternoon of competition music featuring Lauren Holtshauser, Cornet and Arnav Uppalapati and Mikayla Santos, Euphoniums. The Youth Bands’ program will b...

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