Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.

Get your toes tapping to the sounds of emerging music and bands, as well as rollicking bluegrass festivals and more. Invigorate your senses by sampling the many flavors of artisan craft brews and spirits. Discover gifts and treasures from local boutiques, including many handmade and custom designs for truly eclectic finds. And, join in broadening your horizons through an enticing array of visual and performing arts exhibitions.

No matter what path you choose on your visit, we know you'll be energized by the cultural heartbeat fostered by passionate minds of Raleigh, N.C.

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Pam Blondin

Pam Blondin

DECO Raleigh

Pam's shop, DECO Raleigh, boasts a sharply curated collection of gifts and items from more than 80 local artisans and makers, as well as eclectic finds from around the world.

“With DECO, I wanted to create a sense of place. A lot of people have asked 'do we sell online?' We don't! Once they come to our store, they realize why.”

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