Raleigh Events

A Side of History: Twelfth Night Traditions
01-04-2015 to 01-04-2015 - The darkest days of winter have passed and it’s time to celebrate! Come eat, drink, dance and be merry at Yates Mill’s Twelfth Night Celebration. Participate in traditional crafts and festivities and taste a Twelfth Night cake. For all ages (most appropriate for ages 6 and up); fee: $5/family or $3/person. Preregistration is required.

2nd Annual 'Same Love, Same Rights' LGBT Wedding Expo
01-18-2015 to 01-18-2015 - You and your partner are invited to the 2nd Annual 'Same Love, Same Rights' LGBT Wedding Expo in Raleigh on Sunday, Jan. 18! Dozens of gay-friendly exhibitors will participate, eager to help you and your fiancee plan the ceremony of your dreams! Photographers, DJs, Officiants, Wedding Planners, Venues, Jewelers, Invitations and more... FREE Raffle Giveaways, LGBT-Planning Tips and Trends! Free to attend; please RSVP through the website! RainbowWeddingNetwork has produced 100 Gay and Lesbian Wedding Expos throughout the nation! Join the Celebration! This is our 2nd event in Raleigh! Couples, singles and allies interested in marriage rights are all invited to attend!

American Pride - A Tribute to The Statler Brothers
01-11-2015 to 01-11-2015 - Today you can relive the musical memories of The Statler Brothers through American Pride. They have captured the true authenticity of The Statler Brothers sound, keeping the legacy alive and promoting traditional Country Music, which is generational, yet crosses age boundaries. Reserved seating.

4th Annual Very Funky Christmas!
12-25-2014 to 12-25-2014 - The Triangles's best musicians playing the funkiest hits from the 70's and 80's - for you, for free, on Christmas night! Doors at 7pm, music at 9pm. Dance/Drink/Celebrate!

A Classic Christmas
12-21-2014 to 12-21-2014 - We invite you to experience the Spirit, the songs and the story of Christmas with two shows this Christmas season on Dec. 21 at 4:30pm and 7pm! Over 150 members of the Providence choir, orchestra and individual soloists will fill the stage at Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh and present the biblical account of Christmas through rich orchestrations, classic musical selections and scriptural truths. The evening will begin with the Providence string section playing an arrangement of "Carol of the Bells" as heard by The Piano Guys. Throughout the concert you will hear some of Michael W. Smith's fantastic Christmas arrangements along with Mannheim Steamroller's arrangement of "Silent Night.” You'll also enjoy songs like Francesca Battestilli's great Christmas song "Be Born in Me." The evening will conclude on a high note as the choir closes with the "Hallelujah Chorus.” Come early and hear the Providence Children's Choir in the lobby!

20th annual Kwanzaa Celebration
12-30-2014 to 12-30-2014 - Don't miss the 20th Annual Cary Kwanzaa Celebration! Cary Kwanzaa is a communal, cultural celebration that honors African-American people and their heritage. This year's celebration will feature a Vendor Market and Children's Village from 11am-3pm. The Kwanzaa Ceremony with performance by Chuck Davis and the African American Dance Ensemble will be at 3pm.

Kwanzaa is a celebration for all people, focusing on family, friends and the fruits of the earth. During Kwanzaa, people are invited to ponder the Nguzo Saba, seven powerful principles derived from African heritage, as a means of taking stock, celebrating achievements and entering the future refreshed and renewed.

NHL Carolina Hurricanes vs. Vancouver Canucks
01-16-2015 to 01-16-2015 - Jan. 16 is Family Night at PNC Arena. Bring your family and enjoy discounted tickets in select seating areas. Every Family Night package purchased includes four tickets, four hot dogs, four popcorns and four sodas! For more information and to purchase discounted tickets, please click buy tickets link.

Alofe O'Donovan
01-16-2015 to 01-16-2015 - Alofe O'Donovan performs from her new album, Fossils, which displays a range of modern to deeply rooted music.

The Nutcracker
12-19-2014 to 12-28-2014 - Hundreds of thousands have been captivated and fascinated by the awe-inspiring grace, grandeur and mysterious illusions of Carolina Ballet’s holiday classic. This season will prove to be no less spectacular as Robert Weiss combines the beauty of classical ballet with a little Las Vegas magic in what has become an annual favorite throughout the Triangle. Paired with a live symphony orchestra, The Nutcracker is an unforgettable experience for audience members of all ages.

"Handel's Messiah - Christmas Section"
12-20-2014 to 12-20-2014 - An intimate performance of Part I of Handel's Messiah in a setting not unlike where Handel gave the first performance in Dublin in 1742. Written for small chorus and orchestra, the Messiah of Handel's era bears little resemblance to most modern performances featuring large forces. This performance will feature 30 voices and 10 instrumentalists.