Shows

Exhibits can be enjoyed all over SouthWestRaleigh. The state-of-the-art NC Museum of Art is home to exhibits year-round and also hosts performances and concerts in its amphitheater.  Head downtown to check out the Contemporary Art Museum, NC Museum of Natural Sciences, NC Museum of History, City of Raleigh Museum, or relive Raleigh’s past at the historic Joel Lane House. The new Gregg Museum of Art & Design will be opening soon on Hillsborough street.

If you are looking for world-class performances, the NC Symphony offers 175 productions a year in SWR and across the state, and the NC Opera is always a great experience. The Carolina Ballet performs year ‘round and its Nutcracker production is especially popular at Christmas time. For Broadway productions, check out the North Carolina TheatreRaleigh Little Theatre and Theatre in the Park are wonderful live theater venues with a long Raleigh history.

Photo Credits: Raleigh Little Theatre: Carrie Santiago – Raleigh City Museum: Robert Carpenter, Capital City Camera Club – Carolina Ballet: Armes Photography – NC Museum of Art: Image courtesy of the North Carolina Museum of Art

Jul
25
Tue
6:00 pm Explore Dorothea Dix Park – Chil... @ Dorothea Dix Park - Harvey Hill
Explore Dorothea Dix Park – Chil... @ Dorothea Dix Park - Harvey Hill
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Explore Dorothea Dix Park – Chill on the Hill! @ Dorothea Dix Park - Harvey Hill | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Escape your busy workweek and have some fun at Harvey Hill! We’ll bring some lawn games and food trucks, while you bring your friends! Play games, picnic, enjoy the view. Bring your own lawn games[...]
7:00 pm Just Make Something! @ Imurj
Just Make Something! @ Imurj
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Just Make Something! @ Imurj | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Just Make Something! is a relaxing community get together that takes place leading up to and during Tuesday evening performances. Gather around the round table of art supplies, crafts, and art scraps to make zero-stakes art[...]
7:00 pm Wade Citizens Advisory Council M... @ Jaycee Park Community Center
Wade Citizens Advisory Council M... @ Jaycee Park Community Center
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm
Wade Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Jaycee Park Community Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
If you live in Raleigh, you automatically are a member of a Citizens Advisory Council. The City of Raleigh has 19 CACs, each representing a different geographic region of the city. Each CAC elects its[...]
Jul
26
Wed
10:45 am Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market @ Raleigh City Plaza
Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market @ Raleigh City Plaza
Jul 26 @ 10:45 am – 2:00 pm
Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market @ Raleigh City Plaza | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
The Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market, a program produced by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance, brings the highest quality local growers and food artisans together for a Raleigh audience. Our vendors include North Carolina farmers, ranchers, fisherman,[...]
Jul
30
Sun
6:00 pm Sunday in the Park Concert Serie... @ Dorothea Dix Park Harvey Hill
Sunday in the Park Concert Serie... @ Dorothea Dix Park Harvey Hill
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm
Sunday in the Park Concert Series - Dix Park @ Dorothea Dix Park Harvey Hill | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
This summer you can enjoy a “Sunday in the Park” concert series in two of Raleigh’s most delightful parks! Dorothea Dix Park and Fred Fletcher Park are partnering to offer a music series presenting a[...]