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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.

WHAT'S HOT: Rock in Greater Raleigh with a Summer of Music Mania. Check out our calendar of every live music event in Greater Raleigh this summer; don't miss the hottest concerts of the year! See the full music calendar.

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"Do the Math" Screening

July 11, 2014
  • Times: 6-7:30pm
  • Venue: Centro
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Join the League of Conservation Voters Team Raleigh for a screening of 350.org's Do the Math, a 42-minute documentary film about the rising movement to change the outcome of the climate crisis and cha...

Ben Williams Art Critique Class Reception

July 11, 2014

A reception for the first of a two-part show featuring 12 of 24 artists of Ben Williams' critique class. Featured artists are: Ben Williams, Marriott Little, Susan Schumacher, Robert Case, Betty Hunt,...

Carolina Mudcats vs. Winston-Salem Dash

July 11 – 14, 2014
  • Times: Fri., 7pm; Sat., 6pm; Sun., 2pm; Mon., 11am
  • Venue: Five County Stadium
  • Area: Zebulon
  • Admission: Premium Field Level $11; Box Seats $10; General Admission $6; Cattails Skybox Seats $15

The Carolina Mudcats face off against the Winston-Salem Dash in a four-game series at Five County Stadium.

Frozen Screening

July 11, 2014

(2013) Directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel. (102 min.) PG The bond between two devoted sisters is tested when one can no longer control her magical power t...

Gem & Jewelry Show

July 11 – 13, 2014

Dealers will offer a variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads for show and sale. Rare minerals, giant sharks teeth and fossils will be on display.

July First Friday

July 11, 2014

July First Friday at CAM Raleigh includes the incredible Gabriel Dawe Plexus No. 25 Exhibition, Bull City Summer, hands on make and take art in the Creation Station, Middle School Docents, Food Trucks...


July 11, 2014

Kindler is a band concerned with creation. In a world as transient as music they focus on the creation of lasting moments. Their efforts have produced songs that are timeless pieces, both intellectual...


July 11, 2014
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: Kings Barcade
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Advance $13; Day of show $15

Cat's Cradle presents Kitten at Kings Barcade. For Kitten frontwoman Chloe Chaidez, there's endless possibility for passionate innovation in the art of making pop music. Like the boldest of pop r...

Lecture: My Italian Summer: Florence

July 11, 2014
  • Times: 11am
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: Nonmembers $25; Members $20; Optional Italian-inspired box lunch $15

Seated comfortably in the Museum, take a tour of Italian masterpieces. Museum lecturer Joseph Covington guides a virtual travel from ancient Rome to medieval Florence in a series of two lectures.

Spaceship Days

July 11, 2014

Spaceship Days blends digital guitar effects, full orchestration, timeless piano, acoustic solos, rich vocal harmonies, vivid mental images and intricate mixing techniques to create songs that have ma...

State 4-H Horse Show

July 09 – 13, 2014

Free admission to spectators - open to public. This five-day 4-H State Championship Horse Show will featuring over 2,600 entries in 123 classes highlighting youth/4-H members exhibiting their projec...

On-Going Events

Artspace New Members Exhibition

July 04 – 26, 2014 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: 10am-6pm
  • Venue: Artspace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Artspace Welcomes Summer Artist-in-Residence - Leslie Vigeant

July 04 – 26, 2014 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: 10am-6pm
  • Venue: Artspace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Buzz’n Go: Guided City Tour & Local Brewery Tasting

Starting June 25, 2014 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Capital City East Segway Tour

Starting May 31, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
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