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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

Nov
18
Sat
9:40 am Raleigh Christmas Parade @ Downtown Raleigh
Raleigh Christmas Parade @ Downtown Raleigh
Nov 18 @ 9:40 am
Raleigh Christmas Parade @ Downtown Raleigh | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
The 2017 ABC 11 Raleigh Christmas Parade presented by Shop Local Raleigh will be held Saturday, November 18, 2017. Join us for the largest Christmas Parade between Washington, DC and Atlanta. Begins on Hillsborough Street at[...]
10:00 am 33rd Annual NCSU Holiday Crafts ... @ The Crafts Center - Thompson Hall
33rd Annual NCSU Holiday Crafts ... @ The Crafts Center - Thompson Hall
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
33rd Annual NCSU Holiday Crafts Fair @ The Crafts Center - Thompson Hall | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Discover handmade pottery, glass, jewelry, wood, fiber arts items and more at the Crafts Center’s 33rd annual Holiday Crafts Fair! Meet the artists, enjoy complimentary refreshments and shop for unique items for yourself or the special people on[...]
11:00 am 22nd Annual American Indian Heri... @ North Carolina Museum of History
22nd Annual American Indian Heri... @ North Carolina Museum of History
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
22nd Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration @ North Carolina Museum of History | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Musicians, dancers, artists, storytellers, and authors from North Carolina’s eight state-recognized tribes will gather for this popular family event. The event is FREE to the public! With something for all ages, the celebration is a[...]
6:00 pm Moonlight in the Garden @ JC Raulston Arboretum
Moonlight in the Garden @ JC Raulston Arboretum
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Moonlight in the Garden @ JC Raulston Arboretum | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Don’t miss this chance to explore the JC Raulston Arboretum after dark! It ‘s the first time in over a decade that they’ve opened their gates for an evening stroll. Kelly Francis fireflies will greet[...]
Nov
21
Tue
7:00 pm West Citizens Advisory Council M... @ Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center
West Citizens Advisory Council M... @ Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm
West Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Thomas G. Crowder Woodland 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[...]