A series of productions celebrating the impact and timeless popularity of Shakespeare, presented by the area's most auspicious arts institutions–from Jan. to June 2015...more

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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Signature Events

Exhibition: Starring North Carolina!

November 15, 2014 – September 6, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., noon-5pm
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of History
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $10; Ages 7-17, Seniors, Active Military and Students $6 Groups (10+) $6; Kids (6 and under) Free

See the first major exhibition about N.C.'s movies, television shows, cast members and crews. Starring North Carolina! will feature costumes and props from Bull Durham, Iron Man 3, Teenage Mutant Ni...

The World's Largest Dinosaurs

October 11, 2014 – April 12, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., noon-5pm
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Members Free; Adults $14; Seniors, Students and Military $12; Children (3-12) $8

The World's Largest Dinosaurs, a major new exhibition now open at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, explores the amazing biology of a group of uniquely super-sized dinosaurs: the long-nec...


"Glimpse of Spring"

March 6, 2015

A gallery of exceptional women artists who work in a large variety of mediums, presents Oil on Linen painter Bekah Haslett, and Metalsmith Jeweler Allison Dahle, in a "Glimpse of Spring" ex...

Archbishops of Blount Street

March 6, 2015

Archbishops of Blount Street play ska music unlike anyone from Roanoke Rapids to Wilmington, from Greenville to Greensboro. There are ten guys in the band! We have five gentlemen who play fiery horns,...


March 6, 2015
  • Times: 8:30pm
  • Venue: The Maywood
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $10 (+$2 under 21)

Calabrese with Poison Anthem, Motorbilly and Sibannac!

CAM Raleigh: March Free First Friday

March 6, 2015

Currently exhibiting: Sarah Anne Johnson WONDERLAND 2002-2014. Stop by for Food Trucks, surprise entertainment, our Moore Square Middle School and Exploris Middle School Docents and a make-and-take a...

First Fridays at the Museum

March 6, 2015

Visit The Story of North Carolina chronological history exhibition on the lobby level and the Starring North Carolina! film exhibit (admission required; last tickets sold at 8pm) on the third floor. B...

French Horn Rebellion

March 6, 2015
  • Times: 9pm
  • Venue: Kings
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Advance $8; Day of show $10

French Horn Rebellion will be performing live at Kings with Boulevards and Suburban Living, Mar. 6! Brooklyn-based electro-rock duo French Horn Rebellion feature the talents of brothers David and Rob...

Joe Hero (Foo Fighters Tribute)

March 6, 2015

Joe Hero's 10th Anniversary! Two full sets and lots of surprises!  Joe Hero is the ultimate Foo Fighters tribute band with live shows that capture the energy and sound of one of the world'...


March 6, 2015

Kiff will be performing live at Slim's with Gash, Old Codger and Dumpster!

Live & Unplugged Performance by Zach Wiley

March 6, 2015

Live & Unplugged Performance by Zach Wiley.

Master Composers

March 05 – 06, 2015 (Recurring daily)

This season, Artistic Director Robert Weiss joins forces with Zalman Raffael to bring audiences an evening of innovative new choreography that spans the centuries, set to music specially composed for ...

NHL Carolina Hurricanes vs. Minnesota Wild

March 6, 2015
  • Times: 7pm
  • Venue: PNC Arena
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $34-$267

The Carolina Hurricanes take on the Minnesota Wild at PNC Arena.

North Carolina State vs. Clemson Baseball

March 06 – 08, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Fri.-Sat., 6:30pm; Sun., 1pm
  • Venue: Doak Field (North Carolina State University)
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: Advance $8-10; Day of game $10-15; Senior/Youth (17 and under) Advance $5; Senior/Youth Day of game $7

The North Carolina State University Wolfpack take on Clemson in a three-game series at Doak Field.

Same As It Ever Was

March 6, 2015
  • Times: 10pm
  • Venue: Southland Ballroom
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Advance $8; Day of show $10

Talking Heads tribute band Same As It Ever Was will perform two sets at Southland Ballroom!

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