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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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11-18-2017

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16th Artspace Collectors Gala

November 18, 2017
  • Times: 6-11pm
  • Venue: Artspace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $200 or $175 for members

Enjoy an art-filled evening celebrating Artspace and the Triangle Arts Community! Bid on artwork in a live and silent auctions while you enjoy elegant small plates and cocktails. Proceeds fr...

22nd Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration

November 18, 2017

Musicians, dancers, artists, storytellers and authors from N.C.'s eight state-recognized tribes will gather for this popular family event. For all ages, the celebration is a firsthand opportunity to l...

2nd Annual Holly Springs Half Marathon and 5K

November 18, 2017
  • Times: 7:15am
  • Venue: Ting Park
  • Area: Holly Springs
  • Admission: $40-$75

Holly Springs Half Marathon and 5K is held by Holly Springs Run Club in partnership with the town of Holly Springs and is presented by Edward Jones. All runners get a free pancake breakfast with sausa...

73rd Annual ABC11 Raleigh Christmas Parade

November 18, 2017
  • Times: 9:40am
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

The Raleigh Christmas parade is the largest Christmas parade between Washington, D.C. and Atlanta. Over 250,000 will watch the parade live from home and over 60,000 will attend the parade in person. T...

Annual North Hills Tree Lighting Celebration

November 18, 2017
  • Times: 3:30-7:30pm
  • Venue: North Hills
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, located in the Commons of North Hills, is a beloved holiday event. This year's Tree Lighting event will feature snow slopes, trackless train rides, kids...

At the Compound

November 18, 2017
  • Times: 9pm
  • Venue: Deep South The Bar
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $5, 18 and over; $5 surcharge for ages 18-20

At the Compound will be performing live with Matt Irie Band and The Hypnotic Conquest at Deep South The Bar.

Beowulf, Lord of the Bros

November 09 – 19, 2017 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Beowulf, Lord of the Bros is written and composed by Matt Deitchman and Jed Feder. University Theatre presents the world premiere of this modern, musical bro-mantic rock comedy for the ...

Bluegrass Night with The Holland Bros.

November 18, 2017

Revisit the Bluegrass Festival with The Holland Bros. playing awesome bluegrass music live at Peak of the Vine. Enjoy delicious wine, beer and/or appetizers as well!

Borderless Friends Forever World Culture Day

November 18, 2017
  • Times: 2-4pm
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: Cary
  • Admission: Free

This is a free wonderful opportunity for the community to come together and learn more about the Borderless Friends Forever programs. Bring the whole family out and meet current students, ho...

BuildingBridgesTour

November 18, 2017
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: Imurj
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $7 advance, $10 day of

Cesar Comanche, DJ Ragz, Phantom Blade, Poe Mack and Nacyzne will be performing live at Imurj as part of the BuildingBridges Tour, hosted by Eternal The MC. Since 2014 BuildingBridges Tour has be...

Dawn's Early Light

November 16 – 18, 2017
  • Times: Fri.-Sat. 8pm, Sun. 3pm
  • Venue: The Cary Theater
  • Area: Cary
  • Admission: $12-$15

Cary Playwrights' Forum and Full Nelson present Dawn's Early Light, a three part play about life in America. Jamal and Ellie are two troubled souls traversing their own American landscape ...

Documentary Film: The Goddess Project

November 18, 2017

Determined to empower the feminine voice, aspiring filmmakers Holli Rae and Sara Landas packed their lives into a school bus and hit the road for what became the most transformative adventure of their...

Family Volunteer Day

November 18, 2017

Start the holiday season right with family, crafts and feel-good vibes! Join Activate Good for Craft for a Cause from 1-3pm at the Pullen Park Community Center. Each year, this event offers ...

Free Beer Band

November 18, 2017

The Free Beer Band will be performing live at Doherty's in Cary.

Gerald Goodwin

November 18, 2017

Country musician and comedian Gerald Goodwin will be performing live at Lorraine's Coffee House.

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