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Juneteenth Events in Raleigh, N.C.

Friday, June 10, 2022, 8am by visitRaleigh

Juneteenth—the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the abolition of slavery in the U.S.—became a federal holiday in 2021, 156 years after slaves in Galveston, Texas were notified on June 19, 1856, that they were now free after the Civil War had come to an end. In 2020, both...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: June 2022

Wednesday, June 01, 2022, 4pm by visitRaleigh

Every two weeks, we send out a newsletter that includes the best of the best upcoming events. If you sign up for our E-magazine, you'll get those, plus all the best new content (our favorite brunch spots, for example, or the details on a hidden kayaking gem just outside of Raleigh). Hello,...
Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts. Menconi's latest book, "Step It Up and Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from Blind Boy Fuller and Doc Watson to Nina Simone and Superchunk," was published in Oct. 2020 by...
Tried-and-true recipe for a great time: a dash of warm weather, a heap of live music and plenty of good friends. With a jam-packed schedule of open-air tunes, we've put together your guide to the venues and concert series that make up more than 100 outdoor concerts in the Raleigh area this...

Things to Do in Downtown Raleigh, N.C.

Thursday, May 05, 2022, 9am by visitRaleigh

Hey, did you know that May 20 has been declared World Bee Day? We have three hands-on activities (think honey tastings and beekeeping workshops) that you can take part in to learn more about our buzzy pollinator friends. Check them out here! Downtown Raleigh, N.C., is where historic neighborhoods,

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: May 2022

Friday, April 29, 2022, 1pm by visitRaleigh

Every two weeks, we send out a newsletter that includes the best of the best upcoming events. If you sign up for our E-magazine, you'll get those, plus all the best new content (our favorite brunch spots, for example, or 10 ways to plan a perfect weekend getaway in the Raleigh area). Hello,...