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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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10-22-2014

Signature Events

2014 N.C. State Fair

October 16 – 26, 2014 (Recurring daily)

The N.C. State Fair is a first-class, family-oriented entertainment and educational event occurring each Oct. in Raleigh. Our Fair is the largest event in the state of N.C. and we are the largest 11-d...

Events

Brandy Clark

October 22, 2014
  • Times: 7:30pm
  • Venue: Dorton Arena
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $5

Accomplished singer and songwriter, Brandy Clark will be performing Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30pm in the Dorton Arena at the 2014 North Carolina State Fair.  

Fair, Fun and Fireworks Workshop at the N.C. State Fair

October 22, 2014
  • Times: 7-10pm
  • Venue: North Carolina State Fairgrounds
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $50 plus 5% Service Fee (admission to fair not included)

Have a great time exploring the sights and sounds of the N.C. State Fair - and learn some very cool photography tricks in the process. You will learn how to take great action shots. The rides make co...

On-Going Events

Bluegrass, Bourbon & Blues

January 22 – November 19, 2014 (Every Wednesday)

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)

Downtown Discovery Segway Tour

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

Exhibit: Carolina Bluegrass: Breakdowns and Revivals

August 29, 2014 – May 17, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Exhibit: Stagville: Black & White

March 1, 2014 – January 25, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Exhibition: Anne Wall Thomas Retrospective 1945-2014

October 21 – November 22, 2014 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tues.-Fri., 11am–6pm; Sat., 11am–6pm
  • Venue: Lee Hansley Gallery
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Exhibition: Carolina Folkways

September 25 – November 14, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Exhibition: In Clothes We Remember: Jan Ru Wan

August 29 – October 26, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Mon.-Thurs., 9am-10pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-10:30pm; Sun., 1-6pm
  • Venue: Cary Arts Center
  • Area: Cary

Exhibition: J.J. Raia: Design in the Natural World

September 26 – November 24, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Exhibition: Line, Touch, Trace

August 30, 2014 – March 8, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-5pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena

Exhibition: Making Faces: A Portrait of the NCMA's Youth Artists

October 12, 2014 – January 4, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-5pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
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