Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Dorothea Dix Park Big Field
Engaging activities will allow little ones to understand how animals in the wild survive the cold months of winter. Live creatures to see and touch will create a memorable experience for all.
Jan 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm A.J. Fletcher Opera
Elizabeth Silkes, Executive Director of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience’s free lecture “From Memory to Action” will explore the past, present, and potential future life of Dorothea Dix Park as our community seeks[...]
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm McKimmon Center
Join your neighbors in a discussion about the future of Dix Park. Help build a park for everyone! In partnership with the Hillsborough Street Community Service Corporation · Hillsborough CAC · Central CAC · Wade[...]
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm D. H. Hill Library Fishbowl Forum
Join NCSU Libraries for the second Raiders of the Lost Arcade inclusive gaming event to play a curated selection of games for platforms including Steam, Playstation 4, and Nintendo Switch. Explore different ways that video games[...]
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Marbles Kid's Museum
Play like a kid to support ALL kids!  A 21+ event at Marbles. Human Foosball Hungry, Hungry Humans Throwback Games DIY Designs Exclusive PLAY on the Marbles pirate ship, helicopter, basketball court and more! Marbles[...]
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dorothea Dix Park Flowers Field
The City of Raleigh and Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh are pleased to be partnering to continue the successful Movies by Moonlight series at Dorothea Dix Park. Spaceballs is rated PG, but does include profanity. 454 Grill Food Truck and Mr.[...]
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Harvey Hill at Dorothea Dix Park
Dorothea Dix Hospital, formerly known as the North Carolina Insane Asylum, opened only five years before the start of the American Civil War. The bloody conflict left an indelible mark on the hospital for the[...]
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dorothea Dix Park
Join City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources staff on a walking tour of Dorothea Dix Park. On July 24th, 2015, the City of Raleigh purchased the Dorothea Dix Campus from the State of[...]
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dorothea Dix Park
Join City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources staff on a walking tour of Dorothea Dix Park. On July 24th, 2015, the City of Raleigh purchased the Dorothea Dix Campus from the State of[...]
Aug 12 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm The Big Field - Dorthea Dix Park
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[...]
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm Flowers Field at Dorthea Dix Park
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[...]
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dorthea Dix Park - Williams Field
BYO yoga mat and water to this free event and get centered with yoga in the park! Registration is recommended in case of inclement weather. Learn more at DortheaDixPark.org.
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm The Big Field - Dorthea Dix Park
Bring kids age 2-6 to this FREE program exploring dinosaurs where they can see and touch real fossils! All children must be registered to attend. See dortheadixpark.org for details and registration.
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dorthea Dix Park - Williams Field
BYO yoga mat and water to this free event and get centered with yoga in the park! Registration is recommended in case of inclement weather. Learn more at DortheaDixPark.org.
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm Dorthea Dix Park
Dreamville Festival will be a multi-stage music event from J. Cole of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind celebration of local culture, food and music. Learn more and purchase tickets at dreamvillefest.com.
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm McKimmon Center
Join your neighbors and help build a park for everyone! See the latest draft master plan for Dorothea Dix Park and provide your feedback during the Dix Park Community Roadshow on Monday, September 24th! Click through to[...]
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dorthea Dix Park - Williams Field
BYO yoga mat and water to this free event and get centered with yoga in the park! Registration is recommended in case of inclement weather. Learn more at DortheaDixPark.org.
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm TBA
Save the date for the fourth of five community meetings for the master plan process. Location TBA. See dortheadixpark.org for more details.
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dorthea Dix Park - Williams Field
BYO yoga mat and water to this free event and get centered with yoga in the park! Registration is recommended in case of inclement weather. Learn more at DortheaDixPark.org.
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Dorthea Dix Park
The City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department and Dorothea Dix Park are hosting the 1st Annual FallFest at Dix Park event on Saturday, October 27th from 11:00am-4:00pm. This will be a fun[...]