NCSU Homecoming Parade ~ Nov. 3

Red and White Week is one of NC State’s largest annual events celebrating the Wolfpack. This year’s Red and White Week is jam-packed with plenty of exciting events, including the annual Homecoming Parade.

The parade will feature over 50 floats, including campus clubs, student organizations, and the NC State marching band. Come cheer on the Leaders of the Pack finalists, head football coach Dave Doeren, and other current and former NC State dignitaries as the football team preps for the biggest game in the program’s recent history against Clemson.

A Shopping Spree ~ Nov. 2 – 5

A Shopping SPREE! – a Raleigh tradition for over 30 years – is considered the area’s premier and most original shopping event.  This annual four-day shopping fundraiser showcases regional and national exhibitors for shoppers seeking the latest in fashion and home decor trends, unique gifts and holiday merchandise. This is a juried event ensuring a well-balanced selection of products and quality merchandise.

Day of the Dead ~ Nov. 3

Artist Studio Project in collaboration with the COR Museum and M.T. Pope House Museum and the Mexican Consulate in Raleigh invite you to participate in a very special Día De Los Muertos Cultural Event.  As part of the 3rd  Annual El Quixote Festival honoring Sor Juana Ines de La Cruz, three special female artists will be creating an altar honoring the memory of the women who impacted us, who we love and we miss dearly and have passed on.


NCSU Student Short Film Showcase ~ Nov. 7

An annual audience favorite! Talented NC State student filmmakers screen their best short films, video productions, and animations, ranging from comical, to emotionally touching, to experimental — all under four minutes long. Students will be on hand to discuss their work.

Connect Raleigh: “For the Love of Cities” ~ Nov. 8

The City of Raleigh is launching “Connect Raleigh,” a free lecture series featuring nationally known speakers who focus on topics of interest to Raleigh residents. The series will kick-off with the first lecture event on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 8 featuring Peter Kageyama, an acclaimed community development consultant and the author of “For the Love of Cities.”

Mr. Kageyama’s remarks will highlight what makes Raleigh a desirable, engaged, and innovative community. He will share with attendees how demonstrating their love for Raleigh through public service and community involvement can help make their city a better place for all.

Innovate Raleigh Summit ~ Nov. 9

This collaborative annual event gathers a cross-section of the region’s entrepreneurs and business leaders from start-ups to established corporations to tackle issues that impact innovation in our region. The Innovate Raleigh Summit is brought to you in partnership with the City of Raleigh Office of Economic Development & Innovation, the Raleigh Chamber, and Wake County Economic Development.

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