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. Vendors will be available at both locations – just check our various pages to see times, locations, and event descriptions.

Live & Local: Roots Fest on Hillsborough Street – Sep. 23

Live & Local: Roots Fest is a FREE community event on Hillsborough Street celebrating the roots of North Carolina arts and music with two stages, local artists, and local beer.

Ike Stubblefield, who has performed and recorded with the likes of Eric Clapton, Quincy Jones, and Al Green will headline the main stage. Featured performers range from a large Caribbean dance orchestra to the African American Dance Ensemble, and Greg Humphreys Electric Trio. The goal of our performers is to represent the diversity of North Carolina.

The robust kids’ zone will include free crafts, bouncy houses, a special performance by Mr. Erik Rock n’ Roll Storyteller and an engaging percussion workshop led by One Tribe.

Threads of Africa: NCMA Free Community Celebration – Sep. 23

Join the NC Museum of Art as they unveil the newly reinstalled African art gallery in the museum’s East Building with a daylong celebration of African art, nature, music, and culture! The #NCMApark comes alive with music and dance performances, drum-making workshops, collaborative community art activities, food, African cultural activities, and more! Walk the new gallery and experience conversations with experts and storytellers, and participate in a collaborative art project with artist Maya Freelon Asante.

NC State Live: John Pizzarelli Quartet with Catherine Russell – Sep. 23

In Billie & Blue Eyes, Russell’s Grammy Award-winning vocals and Pizzarelli’s smooth quartet pair to evoke the glory days of jazz, taking on two of the greats:  Billie Holiday and Frank Sinatra. This unforgettable evening features soulful interpretations of chart-topping classics like “All of Me,” “God Bless the Child,” “Witchcraft,” and “One More for My Baby.” Instead of stepping back in time, these artists pull the music gracefully into the present, and do it all with their signature panache.

La Fiesta Del Pueblo – Sep. 24

La Fiesta del Pueblo is back on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh for another daylong celebration of Latinx food, music, art and culture. Join us to enjoy the bands, dancing, artists, food, and more!

La Fiesta del Pueblo regresa de nuevo a Fayetteville Street para un día de celebración, información, información y acción.¡Vengan a disfrutar de las bandas, el baile, el arte, la comida y más!