Accessibility, higher education facilities, lifestyle activities, and a diverse housing stock combine to make SouthWestRaleigh a great place to live and work, and the city continues to be listed as a Best Place in categories ranging from entrepreneurship to tech jobs. Many contributing factors to these rankings, such as a culture of innovation fostered by NC State and business incubators and collaboration projects like Design Box or HQ Raleigh, are found in SWR.

Jun
1
Fri
6:00 pm First Friday Raleigh @ Downtown Raleigh
First Friday Raleigh @ Downtown Raleigh
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
First Friday Raleigh @ Downtown Raleigh | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
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[...]
Jun
4
Mon
7:00 pm Central Citizens Advisory Counci... @ John P. "Top" Greene Community Center
Central Citizens Advisory Counci... @ John P. "Top" Greene Community Center
Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm
Central Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ John P. "Top" Greene 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[...]
Jun
8
Fri
8:00 pm NCMA Summer Concerts Series: Fir... @ NC Museum of Art
NCMA Summer Concerts Series: Fir... @ NC Museum of Art
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm
NCMA Summer Concerts Series: First Aid Kit, with Jade Bird @ NC Museum of Art | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Thanks to Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit, “Swedish Folk Americana” is now an actual thing. Klara and Johanna Söderberg recall feeling like outsiders for finding 1970s U.S. culture “exotic” and for obsessing over country stars[...]
Jun
11
Mon
7:00 pm Southwest Citizens Advisory Coun... @ Carolina Pines Park
Southwest Citizens Advisory Coun... @ Carolina Pines Park
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm
Southwest Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Carolina Pines Park | 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[...]
Jun
12
Tue
10:30 am City of Raleigh Museum Storytime... @ City of Raleigh Museum
City of Raleigh Museum Storytime... @ City of Raleigh Museum
Jun 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
City of Raleigh Museum Storytime Tuesday @ City of Raleigh Museum | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
the City of Raleigh Museum will host its monthly storytime from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. The free program features Sammy the Squirrel, the museum’s mascot, along with[...]