Jan
17
Wed
Explore Dorothea Dix Park – Winter in the Wild (for children 2-6) @ Dorothea Dix Park Big Field
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Explore Dorothea Dix Park - Winter in the Wild (for children 2-6) @ Dorothea Dix Park Big Field | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

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
21
Sun
Fifth Annual Holt Brothers Playoff Party @ Reynolds Coliseum, NCSU
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fifth Annual Holt Brothers Playoff Party @ Reynolds Coliseum, NCSU | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Experience the excitement of the NFC and AFC Championship games with 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinalist Torry Holt and former NFL star Terrence Holt at this one-of-a-kind fundraiser to benefit kids with a parent fighting cancer. For those serious about their football, the game will be shown on the Jumbotron and on TVs inside Reynolds. The event also features celebrity athletes, the NFL’s First Ladies of Football, music, games, food and drink. Attendees can also participate in a raffle to win two tickets to Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis.

This annual event has raised nearly $600,000 for the Holt Brothers Foundation since its inception four years ago, and during that time, those funds have helped more than 1,000 kids through the Foundation’s KidsCan! and Camp Kesem programs. The Holt Brothers Foundation was started in memory of Torry and Terrence’s mother, Ojetta Holt-Shoffner, and supports programs for children with a parent with cancer.

Feb
13
Tue
City of Raleigh Museum Storytime Tuesday @ City of Raleigh Museum
Feb 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
City of Raleigh Museum Storytime Tuesday @ City of Raleigh Museum | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

the City of Raleigh Museum will host its monthly storytime from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month.

The free program features Sammy the Squirrel, the museum’s mascot, along with a new monthly themes, stories, museum exploration and a project for the kids.

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
8
Thu
Roundtable Discussion: Big Decisions That Shaped a City @ City of Raleigh Museum
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Roundtable Discussion: Big Decisions That Shaped a City @ City of Raleigh Museum  | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

The City of Raleigh Museum is proud to gather prominent members of our community in a special event featuring discussion of the key decisions that have helped make Raleigh what it is today. During the “Big Decisions Forum,” panelists will discuss “hot topics” such as the city’s creation as a planned community in 1792; the construction of major centers like Crabtree Valley, Cameron Village and North Hills; the merger of city and county schools and integration of the school system; and the Fayetteville Street renaissance. They’ll also talk about the “Big Decisions” we are grappling with today—including Dix Park, Union Station, the Wake Transit Plan—that will change the trajectory of the city in the future.

Complimentary beverages and snacks will be served.

Mar
11
Sun
Dragons Love Tacos @ NCSU Stewart Theatre
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm
Dragons Love Tacos @ NCSU Stewart Theatre | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Dragons love all sorts of tacos—except spicy ones! When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party, red-hot trouble ensues. In their newest musical revue, Theatreworks USA rocks out with a rollicking interpretation of Dragons Love Tacos and four other beloved children’s books: Interrupting ChickenThe Dot, Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride, Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa School Days.

Mar
13
Tue
City of Raleigh Museum Storytime Tuesday @ City of Raleigh Museum
Mar 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
City of Raleigh Museum Storytime Tuesday @ City of Raleigh Museum | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

the City of Raleigh Museum will host its monthly storytime from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month.

The free program features Sammy the Squirrel, the museum’s mascot, along with a new monthly themes, stories, museum exploration and a project for the kids.

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
10
Tue
City of Raleigh Museum Storytime Tuesday @ City of Raleigh Museum
Apr 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
City of Raleigh Museum Storytime Tuesday @ City of Raleigh Museum | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

the City of Raleigh Museum will host its monthly storytime from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month.

The free program features Sammy the Squirrel, the museum’s mascot, along with a new monthly themes, stories, museum exploration and a project for the kids.