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It's no surprise that the arts scene in Raleigh, N.C., is thriving. World-class and innovative art museums and galleries, including the North Carolina Museum of Art and CAM Raleigh, a community of passionate, talented performers and visual artists and a host of world-class performing arts organizations—the North Carolina Symphony, North Carolina Opera, Carolina Ballet and North Carolina Theatre, to name a few—ensure there is always something captivating in Raleigh.

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6th Annual Tattoo Fest

September 22 – 24, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Tattoo Fest is a charity event. Booth set ups are free of charge, as well as customer/client entry to the event. The event relies on a good faith donation from each shop/artist attending u...

Cooking Event: Debbie Moose

September 24, 2017

Whether it's Grandma's special holiday cake, that uncle's tasty barbecue sauce or that aunt's deviled eggs which make the reunion spread complete, every family has cherished recipes. But if those reci...

Forest Moon Theater presents California Suite

September 15 – 24, 2017
  • Times: Fri.-Sat. 7:30pm, Sun. 3pm
  • Venue: Wake Forest Renaissance Centre
  • Area: Wake Forest
  • Admission: Adults $15 advanced, $18 day of; students/seniors $13 advance, $16 day of

If the walls in room 203 of the Beverly Hills Hotel could talk, these are four comic stories they would tell of couples who crossed the threshold. Confrontations over custody, sexual orientation, in...

King Lear

September 08 – 30, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Honest Pint Theatre Co., in partnership with Sweet Tea Shakespeare, presents King Lear. The show stars Simon Kaplan, George Jack, David Henderson, Samantha Corey, Allan Maule, Gus ...

La Fiesta del Pueblo

September 24, 2017
  • Times: noon-7pm
  • Venue: City Plaza
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

La Fiesta Del Pueblo is a Hispanic Cultural event held on Fayetteville St. in downtown Raleigh every year. Local non profit, El Pueblo, has hosted the event for 20 years, drawing crowds close to 20,00...

Playing With Fire (After Frankenstein)

September 22 – October 8, 2017 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

An exhausted and dying Victor Frankenstein has finally tracked down his Creature in the lonely, frozen tundra of the North Pole. Determined to right the wrong he has committed by at last destroying th...

Pride and Prejudice

September 21 – October 1, 2017 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Pride and Prejudice is romantic comedy based on the novel by Jane Austen. In a world obsessed with marriage, the charming, independent-minded and very single Elizabeth Bennet knows that options a...

The Allure of Indigo, Shibori and Natural Dyes

September 23 – 24, 2017 (Every Sunday, Saturday)
  • Times: 10am-4pm
  • Venue: Artspace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $200, $180 members + $20 supply fee

This captivating 2-day workshop will introduce students to the art of Shibori, Indigo Blue and Natural Botanical Dyes. Day one students will be guided through the process of making a natural botanical...

The Carolina Ballet presents The Ugly Duckling

September 16 – October 1, 2017 (Every Sunday, Saturday)

If you loved Carolina Ballet's The Little Mermaid last season, you are sure to be entranced by The Ugly Duckling. Both of Hans Christian Andersen's beloved fairy tales were choreographed by Lynne Ta...

On-Going Events

Exhibition: No Damsel: Dorian Lynde

May 28, 2017 – January 7, 2018 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Thurs.-Fri., noon-6pm; Sat.-Sun., noon-5pm
  • Venue: CAM Raleigh
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Fundraising for St.Jude Children's Hospital and Local Artists

July 29 – October 1, 2017 (Every Sunday, Saturday)
  • Times: Noon-4pm
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: Garner

North Hills Time Capsule Exhibit

September 01 – 30, 2017 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Photography Exhibit: The Fabric of Raleigh and People with Purpose

August 10 – October 1, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Smartphone Photography Walking Tour

Starting July 14, 2016 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Sue Scoggins: Blooms and Lagoons

September 23 – October 31, 2017 (Recurring daily)
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