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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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17th Annual Academy Awards Gala

February 26, 2017

Watch the Oscars on a 35 foot screen! Each year, people bearing a striking resemblance to a movie star (past or present) or a character from a movie come out and help make this the best Academy Award ...

7 Stories: The Art of Being Black

February 26, 2017
  • Times: 7pm
  • Venue: KINGS
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $5

7 Stories: The Art of Being Black features the art and stories of 7 African-American artists working in Raleigh.

Agnes of God

February 23 – 26, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Thurs.-Sat. 7:30pm; Sun. 3pm
  • Venue: Sonorous Road Productions
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh
  • Admission: In Advance: Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13; Day of Show: $3 Additional

Agnes of God: When a newborn child is found dead in a convent, a court psychiatrist must determine whether the nun accused of the crime is mentally fit to stand trial, with the question of the fathers...

Applause! Cary Youth Theatre presents Still Life with Iris

February 24 – 26, 2017
  • Times: Fri.-Sat. 7:30pm; Sun. 3pm
  • Venue: Cary Arts Center
  • Area: Cary
  • Admission: Advance: Adults $10, Students/Seniors $8; Children 5 and under $5 Door:$10

When the rulers of Nocturno decide they want the perfect daughter, Iris is taken away from her friends, her mother, and her Past Coat, which holds all her memories. With only a button as a clue and ...

Body Mind Spirit Expo

February 25 – 26, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Body Mind Spirit Expo strides into its 29th year with the theme “Shine Your Truth.” The expo offers holistic exhibitors and free lecturers from across the nation. Get your aura photo taken...

Family Fit: Irish Dance

February 26, 2017
  • Times: 2-2:30pm
  • Venue: Marbles Kids Museum
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free with museum admission of $5 per person

Celebrate National Dance Week with a special performance of Irish Dance by Inis Cairde Dance Company! Get inspired, and try some moves of your own.

Four Seasons Quartet Classics

February 26, 2017

The East Carolina University School of Music, featuring the Cooperstown Quartet, will be performing at the Hayes Barton United Methodist Church.

Juicy J

February 26, 2017
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: The Ritz
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: $25-$35

Juicy J will be performing live with Merry Jane at The Ritz as part of his The Rubba Band Business Tour.

K-5th Super Special: Superheroes Unite!

February 26, 2017
  • Times: 3-4pm
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: Wake Forest
  • Admission: Free

Celebrate your favorite superheroes at the library! Attend superhero training classes including Mr. Fantastic's Superhero Slime, Spiderman Villain Catching, Magneto Magnetic Field Training, and more! ...

Larry Hutcherson

February 26, 2017

Rock Musician Larry Hutcherson will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.

Magma Opus

February 26, 2017

Magma Opus will be performing live at Slim's Downtown.

Matt Walsh

February 26, 2017

Blues musician Matt Walsh will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.

Music of the Carolinas: Dwight Hawkins & the Piedmont Highballers

February 26, 2017

An old-time folk band based in Raleigh, this group specializes in traditional acoustical music "with an attitude." Hawkins sings and plays the guitar, mandolin, banjo, and other instrument...


February 10 – 26, 2017 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

N, by Adrienne Earle Pender, is the story of Eugene O'Neill's groundbreaking 1921 play The Emperor Jones, the first American play that featured an African-American actor in the lead role. Charles...

NHL Carolina Hurricanes vs. Calgary Flames

February 26, 2017
  • Times: 3pm
  • Venue: PNC Arena
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $25-$270

The Carolina Hurricanes take on the Calgary Flames at PNC Arena.

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