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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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_ art Jokes: Stand-up Comedy in the Galleries

March 24, 2017

_art Jokes is the Museum's first-ever "gallery tour comedy show." Six North Carolina comedians use works in the permanent collection as jumping-off points for jokes, insights and surprises...

13, The Musical

March 10 – 26, 2017 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)

Evan Goldman is about to turn thirteen, and he can't wait. His life seems full of possibilities- that is, until his parents get divorced and he is forced to move with his mom from big-city New York to...

Amanda Miguel with Diego Verdaguer

March 24, 2017
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: The Ritz
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: $45

Amanda Miguel will be performing live with Diego Verdaguer at The Ritz.

Art in the Evening: Oak City Hot Mess

March 24, 2017

Oak City Hot Mess will be performing live at the North Carolina Museum of Art as the perfect start to your weekend. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax with a glass of wi...

Carnival for the Kids

March 14 – 29, 2017
  • Times: Tue.-Fri. 5-10pm; Sat. 1-10pm; Sun. 1-8pm
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: Wake Forest
  • Admission: Free

The Wake Forest Police Department's Carnival for the Kids will take place in the parking lot of the Wake Forest Home Depot. Carnival for the Kids promises fun and entertainment for the entire family, ...

Carolina Children's Theatre - The Snow Queen

March 24, 2017

The Carolina Children's Theatre will present the original classic tale written by Hans Christian Andersen that inspired Disney's Frozen.

Cary Ballet presents Spring Mixed Repertoire

March 24 – 25, 2017
  • Times: Fri. 7pm; Sat. 2pm and 7pm
  • Venue: Cary Arts Center
  • Area: Cary
  • Admission: $18-$22

Divertissements of the classical ballet Le Corsaire will include the highlights of this beautiful masterpiece, the alluring corps de ballet of "Le Jardin Animé", the famous "Pas ...

Chris D'Elia

March 23 – 25, 2017
  • Times: Thurs. 8pm; Fri.-Sat. 7:30pm and 10pm
  • Venue: Goodnight's Comedy Club
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $30-$50

Chris D'Elia will be performing live at Goodnight's Comedy Club.

Concerto/Aria Concert with the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra

March 24, 2017
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: Meredith College
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: Free

The winners of Meredith College's concerto and aria competitions will be performing with the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra in Jones Auditorium.

Diamond Creek

March 24, 2017

Bluegrass group Diamond Creek will be performing live at Lorraine's Coffee House.

EG Peter Band

March 24, 2017
  • Times: 11pm-2am
  • Venue: The Big Easy
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

EG Peters Band will be performing live at The Big Easy.

Elmer Gibson

March 24, 2017

Jazz duo Elmer Gibson and Lori Balmer will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.

Festival of Laughs

March 24, 2017
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: PNC Arena
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $52-$125

Mike Epps, Bruce Bruce, Rickey Smiley and Tony Rock will be performing live at PNC Arena as part of the Festival of Laughs.

Jim Ferris Trio

March 24, 2017
  • Times: 9pm
  • Venue: C. Grace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $5

The Jim Ferris Trio will be performing live at C. Grace.

Kennedy Center Bon Voyage!

March 24, 2017

Ward: Jubilation Overture, Caroline Shaw: Lo, Mason Bates: Rusty Air in Carolina, Sarah Kirkland, Snider: Hiraeth and Ward: City of Oaks.

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