Planet Earth Celebration
11 West Jones Street • Raleigh, NC 27601
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
919-733-7450 Ext. 304
Burt's Bees and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences celebrate the planet, the local community, and the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with a seventies-themed festival dedicated to sustainable living at the third annual Planet Earth Celebration. Providing eco-smart goods and services that respect the Earth, this completely green festival is also managed and operated in a low-impact, Earth-friendly way. The day's festivities will include live musical performances & locally grown foods, trash march, urban tumbleweed bowling, green bazaar, expert advice, hands-on lessons, demonstrations, games, and activities for the whole family that showcase practical ways to live sustainably. To add, Burt's Bees will hold its Bonanza Tent Sale, featuring a blitz of Burt's Bees® must-haves at special Earth Day prices. more...
Annual Fun in the Sun Charity Car Show
6404 Lake Wheeler Road • Raleigh, NC 27606
Lake Wheeler Park
Spend the day with your family and friends viewing or showing classic, muscle, sports and pony cars, antique autos, street rods and trucks. The event held at Lake Wheeler Park will feature a DJ, awards, door prizes, concessions, t-shirts and a 50/50 drawing. Plus, you will be part of a local tradition benefiting Hospice of Wake County—the oldest and largest hospice organization serving Wake, Durham, Johnston, Franklin, and Harnett counties. more...
Women's Empowerment Expo
1400 Edwards Mill Road • Raleigh, NC 27607
Held at The RBC Center
"Created in 1994, in honor of Women’s History Month, Women’s Empowerment was designed to enhance the lives of African American women by addressing issues that specifically impact their 'health, hearts and pocketbooks.'” This expo-style event features seminars, workshops, demonstrations, sampling, and shopping.
Art Outside the Box
1903 Hillsborough Street • Raleigh, NC 27605
Located at The Gregg Museum
The Gregg Museum is hosting a free event on October 28th from 12 to 4 p.m., to celebrate the the museum's move to a new location. A festive gathering of artists and musicians with refreshments for everyone. Talk to the master, Pearl Fryar, about topiary art. Create with potters, painters, jewelers, plus origami, digital and other artists. Walk through NC State's historic chancellor's residence to see examples from the Gregg's amazing art collection. Listen to jazz, rock, soul, country, and a capella. Check out renderings of the new Gregg, a museum for NC State University, Raleigh, and the entire region. Enjoy a casual afternoon for all ages. more...
Yancy's Jazz & Blues Cafe
205 Wolfe Street • Raleigh, NC 27601
Enjoy live jazz and blues Wednesday through Saturday nights at this unique venue that showcases local and regional groups plus offers a menu of delicious home style Cajun cuisine. The music continues Sundays during their famous jazz brunch and special nights such as Wednesday's "open-mic" night and Thursdays "Poetic Collections" are also featured.
Charlie Goodnight's Entertainment Complex
861 West Morgan Street • Raleigh, NC 27603
This dynamic complex contains a comedy club, a Mexican restaurant, a mesquite grill, and a bar. A stage and dance floor are also part of the complex.
412 West Davie Street • Raleigh, NC 27601
Raleigh's premier night club, this award-winning night club features a huge dance floor, two large bars, a lounge area, and a great environment for whether you are in the mood for music, dancing, or action.
912 West Hodges Street • Raleigh, NC 27604
Three clubs in one are located at this local favorite night spot where you can choose from a video screen room, a sports bar, or a high-energy dance room.
Longbranch Entertainment Complex, The
600 Creekside Drive • Raleigh, NC 27609
"North Carolina's longest running nightclub," this entertainment complex consists of four unique atmosphere under one roof including the Longbranch Saloon, Club Extremes, The Swing Room, and The Retro Room. All of the areas have bars, dance floors, and pool tables.
Red's Beach Music
4400 Glenwood Avenue • Raleigh, NC 27609
A home away from home for fans of beach music, this liquor bar plays a wide variety of beach music from the 1950s and early 1960s ranging from shag to gentle.
Rum Runners Dueling Piano and Grill
208 East Martin Street • Raleigh, NC 27601
One of Raleigh's hottest night spots, this unique night club features two of most talented and wildly imaginative entertainers performing on two face-to-face grand pianos set on a stage. They perform all of the hits from the 1950s to today.
416-A West South Street • Raleigh, NC 27601
Located Downtown Near the Convention Center
"Where nightlife is a true experience."
Deep South - The Bar
430 South Dawson Street • Raleigh, NC 27601
Located Across from the Raleigh Amphitheatre
A great pre and post-party spot for all amphitheater events. No cover on Wednesday nights. Live music every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Visit Social Magazine Reader's Choice Awards winner for "Best Rock Bar." more...
3401-131 Atlantic Avenue • Raleigh, NC 27604
The Triangle's professional ballet company that features collaborations with the North Carolina Symphony, the National Opera Company, and the Raleigh Oratorio Society to provide a full range of ballet performances from the finest classics to fresh, contemporary works. more...
North Carolina Symphony
2 East South Street • Raleigh, NC 27601
Professional symphony that performs approximately 170 concerts each year with international guest artists appearing frequently. They perform in the Meymandi Concert Hall, a world-class hall that has near-perfect acoustics and an intimate atmosphere. more...
Raleigh Symphony Orchestra
2 East South Street • Raleigh, NC 27611
With the belief that "music has the power to affect the lives of all people," this symphony orchestra regularly presents fine concerts in the areas of classical, chamber, family, and pops music plus offers educational programs. more...
Brent Shaw's Masters Organ Recital
3800 Hillsborough Street • Raleigh, NC 27603
Jones Auditorium at Meredith College
Brent Shaw, Organist, Meredith College Graduate Student will be giving his Masters Graduate Recital. Program: Choral in A minor by Cesar Franck, "Blithely Breezing Along" by Stephen Paulus, Organ Duet Variations on an Easter Theme by John Rutter (with organist Tom Trenney), Trio Sonata No. 2 in C minor by J.S.Bach, Transports de Joie by Olivier Messiaen, Variations on the Star Spangled Banner by Dudley Buck. Will begin at 8 p.m.
North Carolina Symphony-Red, White & Blue Concert
4350 Lassiter at North Hills • Raleigh, NC 27609
Red, White and Blue Concert - The North Carolina Symphony pays tribute to the men and women in the state who have kept America safe for generations. June 1, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at SJAFB. more...
Larry's Beans Veggie Shuttle @ Hopscotch Music
217 West Martin Street • Raleigh, NC 27601
Located at the Berkeley Cafe
Here is your chance to experience the coolest ride in the Triangle. Larry's Beans will be providing a shuttle service between the venues of the Hopscotch Music Festival on its Legendary Veggie Bus. That is right, the veggie oil-powered bus that features "Where The Wild Things Are" illustrations inside. The Veggie Bus Shuttle will be operating Sept. 10 & 11 from 9 p.m. to 12:30 am. The Veggie Bus, a Triangle favorite, will shuttle Hopscotch festival attendees around downtown Raleigh. There will be four stops: The Pour House, Berkeley Cafe, King's, and Five Star. more...
Broadway Series South
1 East South Street • Raleigh, NC 27601
This popular Broadway series presents the very best in touring Broadway shows, as well as off-Broadway shows, with performances held in the Memorail Auditorium. Past performances have included Les Miserables, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Annie, Annie Get Your Gun, and Fosse. more...
Burning Coal Theatre Company
224 Polk Street • Raleigh, NC 27604
Professional actors, directors, and designers from New York and elsewhere mix with the area's best talent in this professional equity, non-profit theatre company to perform the best in classic, modern, and new plays. more...
Raleigh Little Theatre
301 Pogue Street • Raleigh, NC 27650
Named "Best Theatre Organization in the Triangle" and "Best Children's Theatre Program" by Spectator magazine, this theatre was established in 1936 and produces more shows than any other theatre in North Carolina. The theatre showcases 14 productions each year, with more than 150 performances. more...
Theatre in the Park
107 Pullen Road • Raleigh, NC 27607
Internationally acclaimed for its annual original musical production of "A Christmas Carol," this theatre also presents several major annual productions including comedies, Shakespeare, contemporary works and dramas including regional and world premieres. more...
Amistad Saga - Reflections, The
119 Sunnybrook Road • Raleigh, NC 27610
African American Cultural Complex
Don’t miss the AACC’s annual production of the only outdoor drama written, directed, and produced by and about African Americans in the United States, Amistad Saga: Reflections. more...
Amistad Saga: Reflections, The
119 Sunnybrook Road • Raleigh, NC 27610
The story of a mutiny aboard a slave ship that marked the beginning of the end of slavery in the United States is brought to life through powerful speeches, songs, and dances during this performance that is held from July 21st through 24th, and July 28th through 31st.
Allen Clapp Abstract Art Show
22 Glenwood Avenue • Raleigh, NC 27612
Carter Building Art Center, Studio 4
The Carter Building Art Center presents a one-man show of Allen Clapp's Abstract Paintings from June 3 through June 18. The opening reception is on First Friday, June 3, in Studio 4 of the Carter Building from 6 to 9 p.m. Anne Clapp, WPTF's Weekend Gardner, will be with Allen at the opening. more...
Visual Poetry Exhibit at Tipping Paint Gallery
428 South McDowell Street • Raleigh, NC 27601
Visual Poetry: an Exhibition of Original Paintings & Mixed Media by Tunde Afolayan Famous. The exhibit will be on September 6-30. There will be a gallery reception on Friday, September 7th, from 6 to 9 p.m. more...
North Carolina State Fair
1025 Blue Ridge Road • Raleigh, NC 27607
The North Carolina State Fairgrounds
This ten-day fair features livestock, agricultural exhibits, arts and cultural exhibits, an amusement midway, and nightly nationally-acclaimed musical performances. The North Carolina State Fair will take place October 15-25, 2009. more...
Raleigh St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival
P.O. Box 80391 • Raleigh, NC 27613
Held in Downtown Raleigh in Moore Square
A celebration for all ethnic groups and cultures that starts at 12:00 p.m., the Raleigh St. Patrick's Day Parade has over 3,500 marchers, including floats, pipe and drum bands, horses, dancers and many recognizable mascots. The Festival begins after the Parade in Moore Square. more...
International Festival of Raleigh
500 South Salisbury Street • Raleigh, NC 27601
Raleigh Convention Center
The International Festival of Raleigh is a family-friendly, annual celebration that brings more than 50 different ethnic groups and 30,000 community members together to celebrate the diversity of the Triangle through international cuisine, dance and music. Join them in celebrating the Triangle's unique diversity September 28-30 at the Raleigh Convention Center. more...
Wake County Speedway
2109 Simpkins Road • Raleigh, NC 27601
Hosting stock car racing from April through late September, this speedway currently runs four classes every Friday night during the season with the 600 Inc. Racing Legends cars running several special events during the race season. more...
Capital City Bicycle Motorcross Race Track
516 Dennis Avenue • Raleigh, NC 27601
BMX Track races that are open to the public are available at this race track that organizes races according to age groups and skill levels, enabling everyone to compete fairly.
Rayados de Monterrey Play the Carolina RailHawks
WakeMed Soccer Park
Cerveza Tecate, the Mexican beer with bold character, will showcase the fervor and talent of local heroes Carolina RailHawks as they meet venerated Mexican First Division soccer club Rayados de Monterrey at the WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C., on July 20 at 4:00 p.m. for an exhilarating exhibition match.
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