Raleigh Events

3rd Sunday Children's Carnival
07-20-2014 to 08-17-2014 - Come together to laugh, play and enjoy fun and games in front of Raleigh Times Bar on the 3rd Sunday of July, Aug. and Oct.

34th Annual Crape Myrtle Festival Grand Gala
07-26-2014 to 07-26-2014 - We are excited to announce that this year's Gala will return us to the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM Raleigh) in downtown Raleigh. We have a magical night planned and hope you will join us. Our theme this year is intended to remind us of where we have come from in this battle, shine light on where we are now and to move us in a direction that allows us to do the greatest good.

As we enter our 35th year of service to the HIV/AIDS and GLBT communities, we are grateful for the outpouring of support we have received from the many individuals who have given so generously of their time and their resources. Without you CMF would not be possible. Thank you for all you have done and continue to do each and every year!

Event will include a silent auction, heavy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. Attire is dressy cocktail and masks are encouraged.

3rd Annual Bella Rose Strides for Babies 5K
08-09-2014 to 08-09-2014 -

This event is held in honor of Bella Rose Diaz who was lost to SIDS in May 2011. All funds from the timed 5K and silent auction go to the CJ SIDS Foundation. Kid and pet friendly!

Events include: 5K timed Run and 5K/2.5K Walk without timing; Free Kids Activities (including 100m Kids Fun Run, Face Painting and Bounce House); Fundraiser prizes including an exclusive T-Shirt for "The Friends of Bella Rose"; Tech T-Shirts; Silent Auction; Top three Leashed dog competition; Top M/F Stroller competition; Inside Out Sports gift certificate prizes. Registration begins at 7am.

A Mad World 5: Circus Edition
08-08-2014 to 08-08-2014 - Rave Heavy presents A Mad World 5: Circus Edition. Join Rave Heavy for their two year anniversary! Leave your worries and bring your imagination.

9/11 Mobile Museum in Raleigh
07-23-2014 to 07-23-2014 - Mobile exhibit memorializing 9/11 and those who sacrificed. Outside the Raleigh Convention Center. Sponsored by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation ( and in conjunction with the South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo (

12 Years a Slave Screening
08-01-2014 to 08-01-2014 - (2013) Directed by Steve McQueen. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o. (134 min.) R

Oscar's Best Picture is a searing indictment of the institution of slavery, based on a memoir by a free black man, Solomon Northup, who was abducted and sold into bondage. Universally acclaimed, with Nyong'o's Oscar-winning role as the exploited Patsy.

Old Crow Medicine Show
08-20-2014 to 08-20-2014 - Old Crow Medicine Show will play Red Hat Amphitheater on August 20 with special guest Shovels & Rope.

Jennifer Nettles
08-03-2014 to 08-03-2014 - Powerhouse vocalist Jennifer Nettles from Sugarland is embarking on a solo tour, and we're thrilled to have her playing Booth Amphitheatre on Sunday, Aug. 3 with special guest Brandy Clark!

Gavin DeGraw and Matt Nathanson
08-05-2014 to 08-05-2014 - Gavin DeGraw and Matt Nathanson will play Red Hat Amphitheater on Aug. 5. Special guest Andrew McMahon will open the show.

Ray LaMontagne
07-26-2014 to 07-26-2014 - Ray LaMontagne with special guests The Belle Brigade will play Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh on July 26.