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Greater Raleigh Calendar of Events

We host thousands of events each year, so from concerts to culinary arts, historic sites to holiday celebrations (plus great college and professional sports), we won't let you down in Greater Raleigh. Even better: many of our festivals and festivities are free. View and map events by day, week or month below, or search for events in a certain category, Destination I.D. or city/town.

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A Mad World 6: Halloween Party

October 31, 2014

Rave Heavy presents A Mad World 6: Halloween Party featuring SirensCeol, Str8house, Riven, DV-US, DJ Moodswing and Murkel.

A Very 90's Halloween!

October 31, 2014

Deep South The Bar presents A Very 90's Halloween featuring 120 Minutes - 90s Alternative Tribute and River City Ransom.

Art in the Evening

October 03 – November 28, 2014 (Every Friday)

Guests are invited to experience the NCMA after dark, share small plates with friends, wander the galleries, relax with a glass of wine and live music. Live music schedule: -Oct. 3: Ed Stephenson ...

Bride of Frankenstein

October 31, 2014

Rated: NR. Dr. Frankenstein and his monster both turn out to be alive, not killed as previously believed. Dr. Frankenstein wants to get out of the evil experiment business, but when a mad scientist, D...

Exhibition: New Still Life Oils by Bert Beirne

October 30 – November 30, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tues.-Fri., noon-6pm; Sat., 11am-5pm; Sun., 1-5pm
  • Venue: Gallery C
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Bert Beirne has been paintng the still life for nearly three decades and is considered one of the important painters of the genre living today. Since receiving her BFA from the University of Cincinnat...

Friday Night Sound Bites

October 10 – November 28, 2014 (Every Friday)

Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museums permanent collection and images in Line, Touch, Trace.

Halloween at Tir na nOg

October 31, 2014
  • Times: 7pm-2am
  • Venue: Tir na nOg
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

As Halloween is very much an Irish holiday we like to pull out the stops here at Tir na nOg, and create the ultimate Celtic Halloween. My 3 Kilts take the stage at 7pm for an all out Kilted wild time,...

Halloween Masquerade Ball

October 31, 2014
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: Common 414
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Members $5; Nonmembers $10

This Halloween, we're bringing Vaudeville to Fayetteville St. We'll be bringing entertainers, contortionists, musicians and more for a Halloween Masquerade unlike anything you've ever seen before. Tic...

Halloween Safe Night at the Museum

October 31, 2014

Ages 12 and under (with adult). Search out candies and treats as you walk along the trick-or-treat trail and through The Story of North Carolina. Sponsored by CW22 and MyRDC 28.

I Wake Up Screaming

October 31, 2014
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: Nonmembers $7; Members/Youth (7-18)/College Students $5

I Wake Up Screaming (1941) - Directed by Bruce Humberstone. Betty Grable, Carole Landis, Laird Cregar. (82 min.) Why is sinister detective Ed Cornell angling to fry a brash publicity hack for the murd...

Mirandy and Brother Wind

October 31 – November 16, 2014 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Thurs.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat.-Sun., 1pm & 5pm
  • Venue: Raleigh Little Theatre
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Adults/Teens $14; Children 12 and Under $10

Based on the book by Patricia McKissack. Adapted by Michael J. Bobbitt and John L. Cornelius. Libretto by Michael J. Bobbitt. Music and Lyrics by John L. Cornelius. In Ridgetop, S.C., 1906, Mirandy is...

Over-the-Moon Halloween Party

October 31, 2014
  • Times: 8pm-2am
  • Venue: C. Grace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Advance $12; At the door $15

Over the Halloween Moon: A futuristic masquerade. Imagine 100 years from now... space travel, planetary partying... out of this world! Hors d'oeuvre; live DJ; cocktails.


October 31, 2014

There's something about a pumpkin that is absolutely magical! Come discover the story of our favorite autumn gourds. Paint your own pumpkin to take home and discover what lies beneath the rind. The...

Reggie Fest: Halloween Beer Bar and Magic

October 31, 2014

Conservator Perry Hurt gives 10-minute talks about Tudor blue-blood Reginald Scott, the subject of an NCMA portrait, who published an influential book that argued against the existence of witches, pro...

Songs for Halloween

October 31, 2014

This is a free event; donations will be accepted for Interact of Wake County.

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