SouthWestRaleigh Happenings Nov. 17 – 24

21 Marbles ~ Nov. 17 Play like a kid to support ALL kids! A 21+ event at Marbles Human Foosball, Hungry, Hungry Humans, Throwback Games, DIY Designs, Marbles Mystery Mayhem, Exclusive PLAY on the Marbles pirate ship, helicopter, basketball court and more!...

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Small Shopping is Big Community

Hillsborough Street is jumping into the holidays and encouraging us all to SHOP SMALL next week. “Shopping small” on the Saturday after Thanksgiving is a tradition that celebrates small businesses and the folks who run and work in them. Started in 2010 to...

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SouthWestRaleigh Happenings Nov. 10 – 16

Perfect Arrangement ~ Through Nov. 12 This weekend is the last chance to see this dramatic comedy at Raleigh Little Theatre. It’s 1950, and new colors are being added to the Red Scare. Two U.S. State Department employees, Bob and Norma, have been tasked...

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KEEP CALM and SHOP ON

The holiday season has started, and with it, all but the most prepared or grinchy of us have started thinking about gifts. What can we get that’s distinctive but personal, upmarket but affordable? Ponder no longer because it’s also market season in...

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SouthWestRaleigh Happenings Nov. 3 – 9

NCSU Homecoming Parade ~ Nov. 3 Red and White Week is one of NC State’s largest annual events celebrating the Wolfpack. This year's Red and White Week is jam-packed with plenty of exciting events, including the annual Homecoming Parade. The parade will...

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SouthWestRaleigh Happenings Oct. 27 – Nov. 2

Haunted Trolley Tour ~ Oct. 27, 28 Jump on board the Haunted Trolley, if you dare, for a special late night tour of downtown Raleigh’s most haunted places. Jump aboard – you never know who you might meet along the way!  Various times. Method...

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SouthWestRaleigh Happenings Oct. 20 -26

32nd International Festival of Raleigh ~ Oct. 20, 21, 22 A three-day celebration of music, food, and dance from around the world. More than 60 ethnic groups, 25 international food vendors, non-stop music and world-bazaar shopping all under one roof. Bring...

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Raleigh Little Theatre: Treading Community Boards

By Fidel Benton ~ In 1936, a group of passionate local performers joined forces with technical workers from the Federal Theatre Project to begin a community theatre in Raleigh, joining a nation-wide movement of little theatres focused on intimate,...

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SouthWestRaleigh Happenings Oct. 13 -19

NCSU University Theatre Costume Sale ~ Oct. 13 NCSU University Theatre's closet is full, and it’s time to clean it out! For the first time in ten years, the theatre is going through its costume stock and will be selling costume pieces to the public! A wide...

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SouthWestRaleigh Happenings Oct. 6 -12

First Friday - Oct. 6 First Friday is a free self-guided tour of downtown’s cutting-edge cultural hot spots. Local art galleries, art studios, alternative art venues, and museums stay open late the first Friday of every month to welcome thousands of...

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SouthWestRaleigh Happenings Sep. 29 – Oct. 5

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival ~ Sep. 29 & 30 Wide Open Bluegrass is the weekend festival component of IBMA’s weeklong program. Wide Open Bluegrass takes place Friday & Saturday in downtown Raleigh – the ticketed Main Stage is Raleigh’s Red Hat Amphitheater,...

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SouthWestRaleigh Weekend Happenings Sep. 22 – 24

Ray Price Capital City Bikefest - Sep. 22, 23, 24 The 13th annual, family-friendly Ray Price Capital City Bikefest will be held in the heart of downtown Raleigh and at the Ray Price Harley-Davidson / Triumph dealership on September 22, 23 and 24, 2017....

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SWR Spotlight: Saving a Community Asset

~ By Yevonne Brannon ~ Southwest Raleigh is a vibrant, diverse and engaged district in Wake County and this diversity is reflected in the users of the Athens Drive Community Public Library.  September 2018 will mark the 40th anniversary of the library that...

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What to DO this Week in SouthWestRaleigh: Sep. 1-7.

Wondering what to get up to this week? Check out these SWR picks! First Friday First Friday is a free self-guided tour of downtown’s cutting edge cultural hot spots. Local art galleries, art studios, alternative art venues, and museums stay...

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What to DO this Week in SouthWestRaleigh

Wondering what to get up to this week? Check out these SWR picks! Packapalooza - Saturday, 8/19 Packapalooza is an all-day block party and street festival capping off Wolfpack Welcome Week at the start of the academic year. The event has...

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Museum Month: The NC Museum of Art

2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh 27607 Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 10am-5pm, Friday 10am-9pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm. The North Carolina Museum of Art is a truly amazing resource that boasts world-class collections and events that connect visitors to a range of art...

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