Feb
23
Fri
Thrillers! An Evening with Authors John Grisham and John Hart @ Meymandi Concert Hall
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm
Thrillers! An Evening with Authors John Grisham and John Hart @ Meymandi Concert Hall | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Enjoy a candid conversation with #1 New York Times bestselling authors JOHN GRISHAM and JOHN HART about the imagination and creativity of writing thrillers, hosted by D.G. Martin of UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch.   

HART was the first to win two consecutive Edgar Allen Poe Awards for Best Mystery Novel – Down River and The Last Child. Building on the world first seen in The Last ChildThe Hush explores friendship, persistence and forgotten power. A signed copy of The Hush is included with admission. 

GRISHAM’s novels have been translated into 48 languages and sold more than 300 million copies. Nine of his novels including The FirmThe Client, The Pelican Brief, and A Time to Kill have been adapted into feature films. His newest legal thriller The Rooster Bar takes you inside a law firm that’s on shaky ground. 

Mar
22
Thu
Dorothea Dix Park Public Meeting @ A.J. Fletcher Opera
Mar 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Dorothea Dix Park Public Meeting @ A.J. Fletcher Opera | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Join in the second public meeting on the master planning of Dorothea Dix Park! Hear the latest on design ideas for the park, give your feedback, and share new ideas! Help create a park that’s reflective of our diverse community—a park for everyone, built by everyone.

Apr
7
Sat
Seventh Annual YogaFest NC
Apr 7 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Seventh Annual YogaFest NC @ Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Come to YogaFest NC, the largest yoga event in the Triangle.  Now in its 7th annual year, the event unites people of all mobility levels and yoga experience – from beginner to advanced to teaching – in practicing accessible and diverse styles of yoga. YogaFest NC has grown every year and attracts more than 500 participants, teachers, businesses and volunteers from across the Triangle and beyond!

Apr
14
Sat
Live & Local Spring Fest
Apr 14 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Live & Local Spring Fest @ Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Live & Local Spring Fest is a free community festival presented by Artsplosure in partnership with Live It Up! Hillsborough Street. This spring celebration is your chance to join your community in celebrating the unique art, music, food and beer of North Carolina. Come out to Hillsborough Street on April 14th for an afternoon of performances on the Main Stage, a Kid’s Zone with performances and craft activities for the youngest members of our community, as well as a food truck rodeo and craft beers from our friends at Raleigh Brewing. See you there!

Apr
24
Tue
NC State Libraries Frank B. Armstrong Memorial Book Sale @ NCSU Brickyard
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
NC State Libraries Frank B. Armstrong Memorial Book Sale @ NCSU Brickyard | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

A chance to stock up for summer reading? A bag of treasures for $5? A chance to support the NCSU Libraries too?

Each year for the last twenty-two years, the Friends of the Library has held a book sale to generate funds to support the Libraries’ mission. Each event is the culmination of hundreds of hours of work by volunteers from the Friends, the Libraries staff and others. It’s a great way to recycle your unneeded books and to support library services and collections–giving NCSU Libraries that extra boost needed to help us remain a world-class resource for the University.

Apr
25
Wed
NC State Libraries Frank B. Armstrong Memorial Book Sale @ NCSU Brickyard
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
NC State Libraries Frank B. Armstrong Memorial Book Sale @ NCSU Brickyard | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

A chance to stock up for summer reading? A bag of treasures for $5? A chance to support the NCSU Libraries too?

Each year for the last twenty-two years, the Friends of the Library has held a book sale to generate funds to support the Libraries’ mission. Each event is the culmination of hundreds of hours of work by volunteers from the Friends, the Libraries staff and others. It’s a great way to recycle your unneeded books and to support library services and collections–giving NCSU Libraries that extra boost needed to help us remain a world-class resource for the University.

Apr
26
Thu
NC State Libraries Frank B. Armstrong Memorial Book Sale @ NCSU Brickyard
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
NC State Libraries Frank B. Armstrong Memorial Book Sale @ NCSU Brickyard | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

A chance to stock up for summer reading? A bag of treasures for $5? A chance to support the NCSU Libraries too?

Each year for the last twenty-two years, the Friends of the Library has held a book sale to generate funds to support the Libraries’ mission. Each event is the culmination of hundreds of hours of work by volunteers from the Friends, the Libraries staff and others. It’s a great way to recycle your unneeded books and to support library services and collections–giving NCSU Libraries that extra boost needed to help us remain a world-class resource for the University.

May
23
Wed
Learn It Up! @ Comedyworx
May 23 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Learn It Up! @ Comedyworx | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Hillsborough Street Parking Study: Supply, Demand and Solutions

Learn It Up! Hillsborough Street is an education series presented by the board of Live It Up! Hillsborough Street. Each event highlights a different business theme relating to the growth and development of the district and feature guest speakers who are experts on the subject. The series is free and open to the public.

Aug
12
Sun
Skywatching – The Perseid Meteor Shower @ The Big Field - Dorthea Dix Park
Aug 12 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Skywatching - The Perseid Meteor Shower @ The Big Field - Dorthea Dix Park | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Bring a blanket and chairs to enjoy music under the stars with staff and volunteers from the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society (CHAOS) and Raleigh Astronomy Club (RAC). Look up above and through the provided telescopes and check out the Perseid Meteor Shower from Dorothea Dix Park!

Aug
18
Sat
Movie by Moonlight: Jurassic Park @ Flowers Field at Dorthea Dix Park
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Movie by Moonlight: Jurassic Park @ Flowers Field at Dorthea Dix Park | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Enjoy an outdoor showing of Jurassic Park hosted by the City of Raleigh and Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh as part of the Movies by Moonlight series at Dorothea Dix Park. Arrive on Saturday, August 18th as early as 7:30pm. Bring a blanket and chairs and get comfy! Ty’s All Natural, Taco Grande, and Mr. Softee Ice Cream will be available for purchase. Visit dortheadixpark.org for details.