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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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Al Strong Quartet

August 17, 2017
  • Times: 9pm-midnight
  • Venue: C. Grace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

The Al Strong Quartet will be performing live at C. Grace.

Craig Shoemaker

August 17 – 19, 2017
  • Times: Thur. 8pm, Fri.-Sat. 7:30pm and 10pm
  • Venue: Goodnight's Comedy Club
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $18-$24; 18 and over

Craig Shoemaker will be performing live at Goodnight's Comedy Club.

Frankie Alexander

August 17, 2017

Jazz musician Frankie Alexander will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.

Gerry McCrudden

August 17, 2017

Gerry McCrudden will be performing live at Doherty's in Apex.

Local Band Local Beer

August 17, 2017

Flourescence, Waking April and IAMDYNAMITE will be performing live at The Pour House Music Hall as part of Local Band Local Beer night.

Lorraine's House Band

August 17, 2017

Lorraine's House Band will be performing cover songs live at Lorraine's Coffee House.

Midtown Beach Music Series: The Embers feat. Craig Woolard

August 17, 2017
  • Times: 6-9pm
  • Venue: North Hills
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Embers featuring Craig Woolard will be performing live in the North Hills Commons for the finale of this year's Midtown Beach Music Series. Celebrating its 10th se...

My 3 Sons

August 17, 2017

My 3 Sons will be performing live with Petteway, Krause and Heames at Deep South The Bar.

RBC Barrel Aged Tasting at Bottle Rev

August 17, 2017
  • Times: 5:30-8pm
  • Venue: Bottle Rev Raleigh
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: Free

Taste how time can make a beer age perfectly at Bottle Rev Lake Boone Trail! Raleigh Brewing will be sampling the 2016 Grape & Grain Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saison, 9% ABV, and Bottle Rev will have...

The Secret Garden

August 15 – 20, 2017 (Recurring daily)

This enchanting classic of children's literature is reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Night Mother. Orphaned in I...

Theatre Raleigh: The Secret Garden

August 15 – 20, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Theatre Raleigh will present The Secret Garden in the Fletcher Opera Theater at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

Tony Thompson Jazz

August 17, 2017
  • Times: 7:30-10pm
  • Venue: Empress Room
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Enjoy bluesy Jazz on the piano, crooning and percussion at this unusual 20's art nouveau cocktail lounge. Sit back and relax sipping the best drinks in town.

Triangle Town Center’s Creekside Wined Down with Love Tribe

August 17, 2017

Triangle Town Center & Commons, the largest shopping destination in the Triangle, is kicking off its free Creekside Wined Down spring event series. Every other Thursday from 6:30–9...

UniverSoul Circus

August 09 – 20, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Dates and times will vary; please visit the event website for more information
  • Venue: PNC Arena
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $16-$40

Gather friends and family of all ages for a high - flying Big Top adventure of a lifetime. UniverSoul Circus delivers a whole new world of excitement for all to enjoy in the PNC Arena East Lot. Now ...

On-Going Events

Artspace Corridor Artists Exhibition

August 04 – October 28, 2017 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tue.-Sat. 10am-6pm; Thurs, 10am-7pm
  • Venue: Artspace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
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