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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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Gene O'Neill

November 23, 2017

Blues musician Gene O'Neill will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.

Runologie Presents Trophy Turkey Trot 10k

November 23, 2017

A locally-organized Thanksgiving morning Turkey Trot through Raleigh's beautiful Dorothea Dix Park. Race day packet pickup will be at Trophy Brewing on Maywood Avenue with afterparty to follow ...

Steinway & Sons Private Selection Room Tour

November 14 – 30, 2017
  • Times: 9:30am
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: North Raleigh

The world-famous Steinway & Sons New York Factory Private Selection Room is traveling to select cities across the US and Hopper Piano Company in Raleigh is proud to be one of these venues. The sel...

Thankgiving Buffet in Herons

November 23, 2017

Join Herons as James Beard Semifinalist and Executive Chef Steven Greene prepares a delicious Thanksgiving Buffet. Choose from classics such as carved turkey, truffled macaroni and cheese and cornbrea...

Thanksgiving Day Buffet

November 23, 2017
  • Times: 11am-3pm
  • Venue: The Mayton Inn
  • Area: Cary
  • Admission: $55, $10 children 6-12 and free for ages 5 and under

Join The Mayton Inn for their Thanksgiving Day Buffet! The Mayton has an excellent menu planned for you at Verandah. The menu will be posted on The Mayton's Facebook even...

On-Going Events

America’s Wars: Individual Experience and Collective Memory

September 01 – November 30, 2017 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Art in Motion : Open Mic Experience

November 9, 2017 – January 11, 2018 (Every Thursday)

Black on Black V2

October 06 – November 25, 2017
  • Times: Wed.-Fri. 11am-6pm, Sat. 11am-4pm
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Downtown Discovery Electric Trikke Tour

August 26 – November 23, 2017 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

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)

Essential Oakwood Electric Trikke Tour

August 26 – December 23, 2017 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

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: No Damsel: Dorian Lynde

May 28, 2017 – January 7, 2018 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Thurs.-Fri., noon-6pm; Sat.-Sun., noon-5pm
  • Venue: CAM Raleigh
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Exhibition: North Carolina and World War I

April 8, 2017 – January 6, 2019
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