Raleigh Events

"Carols of Christmas"
12-19-2014 to 12-19-2014 - The Raleigh Boychoir presents its 46th annual Carols of Christmas concert. A triangle Yuletide tradition, this signature concert features classic Christmas selections and many treasured standards from the choir's longstanding repertoire. Edenton Street United Methodist Church is located in the heart of downtown Raleigh with ample free parking.

"Broadway Bliss"
12-13-2014 to 12-13-2014 - Husband and wife Broadway performers Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard sing songs of The Great White Way.

Franc D'Ambrosio - Christmas in New York
12-07-2014 to 12-07-2014 - “The Iron Man of the Mask” Franc D’Ambrosio is best known as the “Phantom” in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award winning Musical, “The Phantom of the Opera”. His new show, “CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK” joyously celebrates the magic of the holiday season. D'Ambrosio's rich tenor caresses each song in an embrace - sometimes tender, sometimes humorous, but always passionate - that he does not relinquish until his final bow.

"All Art Work Great and Small: Making Exhibitions a Reality at the NCMA"
12-05-2014 to 12-05-2014 - From Small Treasures to Porsche by Design, Chief Registrar Maggie Gregory takes guests for a behind-the-scenes look at the extensive planning and preparation that go into bringing special exhibitions to the NCMA.

It’s a Wonderful Life Radio Play
12-04-2014 to 12-08-2014 - This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. A family-friendly story of redemption that resonates with all ages.

A Christmas Carol
12-10-2014 to 12-14-2014 - Ira David Wood III's beloved musical comedy, A Christmas Carol, celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year and we want you to be a part of this milestone. The show has been performed annually since 1974 and has been named one of the "Top 20 Events in the Southeast." Cited as "one of the most successful shows in North Carolina theatre history," A Christmas Carol has enjoyed critically acclaimed tours to England and France. As part of the 40th Anniversary Celebration, an extra show has been added in Raleigh!

"'Tis the Season"
12-12-2014 to 12-12-2014 - TWE's annual winter concert includes both traditional and up-to-date music to brighten spirits and warm hearts during the holiday season. Expect brass, selections from holiday movies, beloved favorites and always some musical surprises from this virtuoso wind orchestra under the direction of Evan Feldman.

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.

"Holiday Pops"
12-13-2014 to 12-14-2014 - Songs of the season and a sound that hearkens back to the days of Doc Severinsen and the Tonight Show Band.

"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.