Our curated guide to the best events happening the weekend of April 19–22.
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to do the shag! Every Thursday night this summer, get ready for beach music vibes under the stars at North Hills.
Thursday is one of the least popular days of the week—all the Hump Day happiness has faded and we're lusting for the weekend. How to make Thursday cool? Champagne and cupcakes, duh!
Welcome the weekend with NCMA's new evening experience, Iris After Dark! Every Friday night, roam the galleries while you sip wine & beer, enjoy small plates and jam to local music with friends.
If you're not easily spooked and like a little underwear running to accompany an evening at the theater, head to the Rialto for one of our fave cult classics.
We know you need a good laugh more often than once a month, but it's hard to pass up a cheap show. The Dangling Loafer offers a stand-up comedy show once a month at Kings.
The warmer weather brings a lot of great things — including the return of the Midtown Farmers' Market!
Formerly Pop-Up Sunday, Pop-Up Raleigh is DTR's original monthly vintage market. Now it's coming at you bigger and better than ever before on Saturdays at Trophy Brewing on Maywood.
This expansive exhibit full of intriguing visuals and mixed media pieces featuring creates an immersive and participatory environment, where viewers are encouraged to engage with the works on display.
Put your thinking cap on and test your brainpower with over 60 different mind-boggling 3-D puzzles, mazes and full-body games at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences' latest brainy exhibit.
Wet your whistle with Raleigh Brewing's finest beer and enjoy hors d'oeuvres as you learn about the dark days of prohibition in North Carolina and pose for selfies with a prohibition reenactor!
Videri is teaming up with the new Union Special Bread for a day of Sprojangles (biscuit + espresso shot or americano), chocolate, beer and giving back to Moms Demanding Action and the ACLU.
Come celebrate Earth Day with CorePower Yoga at the Rose Garden! DJ Joe Bunn will be supplying the tunes as you flow among the roses. All levels welcome!
Get ready to indulge in tasty breakfast creations and cocktails at Trophy's Breakfast for Dinner event. Whether you want a sweet treat, a full meal or just a beer, their menu will satisfy any craving.
Grab your crew and hop on a party bus that will whisk you around downtown Raleigh in style on an epic bar crawl that visits five of the most popular bars in Raleigh and includes an BBQ buffet!
Raleigh Raw is celebrating TWO years of serving DTR with fresh, healthy grub and they want you to come celebrate! Outdoor yoga, break dancing, hot tunes and of course, delicious food await.
Beer for Beagles day at Lonerider is definitely something to howl about. Bring your pup, friends or just yourself to enjoy a day in the sun with vendors, food trucks and, of course, beer.
Look up to the stars and learn about stellar constellations at this statewide star party hosted by Wake County Parks. There will be plenty of activities for all ages and telescopes for star gazing.
Head to Lafayette Village for a full New Orleans experience. Stroll through the Village, enjoy jazz tunes, see artists in action and chow down on all kinds of seafood.
Test your knowledge of Infinity Stones and all things Marvel for a chance to win fun prizes in three rounds of trivia dedicated to the Marvel Universe at Marbles IMAX. Make Stan Lee proud!
Meet costumed characters and celebrate the music of Star Wars with the North Carolina Symphony. From The Imperial March to Princess Leia's Theme, hear all of your Star Wars faves and more!
Enjoy a day of live music, cold beer and hot wings at the Raleigh Beer Garden as you sample wings from the best restaurants in town. Don't forget to vote for your favorite!
Stroll from shop to shop and sample delicious wines as you explore the European-inspired walkways of Lafayette Village. Proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House or Wake and Durham.
Wanderlust 108, a one-day mindful triathlon, combines a 5k run/walk, yoga and meditation in parks around the country — and they're hitting Raleigh soon!
Meet special guest Vivian Howard and experience delicious southern dishes prepared by Central Carolina culinary students using North Carolina sourced products. Proceeds benefit rural NC initiatives.
Tap into your creative spirit as a local fiber artist teaches you how to make your very own Japanese koinobori kites shaped like whimsical fish fashioned out of colorfully dyed fabrics.
Get out the bellbottoms and disco shoes—The City of Raleigh museum is getting groovy, baby! Come out for a groovy night of small plates, signature cocktails, an art auction a dance contest and more!
Combine Earth Day and Raleigh City Farm's birthday and you're in for a nature-infused treat! Head to the urban farm for a free bazaar, coffee and tours in the AM and a (ticketed) concert at night.
Join The Pit for a jam-packed day full of great 'cue, local brews and two stages of toe-tappin' bluegrass music at 'Cuegrass! Best part? It's all for a great cause.