Author: Mary E. Brooks

Mary is the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau's assistant marketing manager and is a North Carolina State University graduate that just couldn't leave the area. Some of her favorite things to do in Raleigh include discovering local eateries, live music and participating in the destination's events, such as International Bluegrass Music Association's Wide Open Bluegrass and Brewgaloo.

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: October 2015

Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 9am by Mary E. Brooks

Bluegrass Reigns in Raleigh in October Enjoy a jam-packed weekend of picking, singing and dancing during PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass (10/2-3), the weekend event that is part of International Bluegrass Music Association's World of Bluegrass in Raleigh. The massive StreetFest is both free...

Things to Do in Raleigh in July

Sunday, June 28, 2015, 10am by Mary E. Brooks

A Music-Filled July Kicks Off with the Rolling Stones! For the first time in eight years, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood are back on tour in North America and making a special stop at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh for The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE tour (7/1). The
Raleigh Rocks the Summer! Pack your best tailgating supplies for some of the biggest concerts of the season at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in June with artists including Dierks Bentley (6/5) and Mumford & Sons (6/11). See more big names, all in one night, during the Picasso At The Wheel Summer...
Go BIG with The World's Largest Dinosaurs Allow yourself a vacation of epic proportions. Through the beginning of 2015, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences goes big with The World's Largest Dinosaurs, a new exhibition about the super-sized sauropods, the most colossal animals to...

Things to Do in Greater Raleigh in January

Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 2pm by Mary E. Brooks

The World's Largest Dinosaurs Make your next vacation epic. Through the beginning of 2015, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences continues to go big with The World's Largest Dinosaurs, a new exhibition about the super-sized sauropods, the most colossal animals to walk the earth....

Things to Do in Greater Raleigh in December

Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 9pm by Mary E. Brooks

Artful Holiday Traditions Jingle all the way to Greater Raleigh to create new and artful holiday traditions for your family. Take delight in two time-honored performances at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker (12/19-28) and Ira...