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 with identifying sexual deviants within their ranks. There’s just one problem: both Bob and Norma are gay and have married each other’s partners as a carefully constructed cover-up.

Moonlight in the Garden ~ Nov. 9 – 11

Moonlight in the Garden is meticulously designed to showcase the JC Raulston Arboretum’s internationally acclaimed garden and all its splendor. You think their collection is spectacular by day? Wait until you see it artfully lit on a crisp November evening. It’s a magical experience you don’t want to miss.

Bring your family and friends to stroll through the garden, listen to a live band, grab a bite to eat from a food truck, roast a marshmallow or two at the fire pits, and sip a cup of hot apple cider.  Be inspired. Be delighted. Be in awe of the beauty of a nighttime garden.

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The Night Before Christmas ~ Nov. 11 & 12

This whimsical presentation of ballet, jazz, and tap dances has become a favorite holiday tradition for many Triangle families. You are sure to enjoy every part of this classic tale complete with visions of sugarplums, tapping reindeer, and a variety of life-sized dancing toys. Santa will make a festive appearance, delighting the audience with his latest dance moves. Presented by the Carolina Dance Foundation.

 

Red Baraat ~ Nov. 11

Red Baraat is known worldwide for their high-energy gut-busting fusion of jazz, hip-hop beats, rock muscle, funky go-go and scalding hot bhangra. Back by popular demand on NC State LIVE’s stage, Red Baraat can mesmerize an audience with a funk groove, turn a switch and drive the same crowd to the brink of delirium.

Red Baraat has toured to acclaim worldwide from Bonnaroo to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, The White House to the Olympic Games. Yet no matter how much success and notoriety Red Baraat has achieved, they have never stopped experimenting or adding new elements to their peculiar alchemy.

Dorothea Dix Park Community Meeting ~ Nov. 16

The City of Raleigh welcomes you to the first community meeting to help shape the future of Dorothea Dix Park. Share your ideas on Thursday at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on the NCSU Centennial Campus. Parking is free and open to the public.