Our curated list of the best things to do the weekend of February 14 - 17. You've worked hard this week, go have a little fun!
Bring the passion of Honky Tink back to Raleigh! Learn some basic Country Two-step moves and take the dance floor like a champ.
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.
The history of Raleigh begins at the bar. Relive the history of the Capital City's drunken past on the most famous Drunk History Walking tour.
Grab your mat and show up to this free vinyasa flow class in the City of Raleigh Museum. All levels are welcome to join in for this slowly building series of asanas.
Dance all night with a live DJ set with Imurj's resident DJ, Oak City Slums, every Saturday night. No cover to get in, just your best moves.
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.
The Salvation Army of Wake County is in need of volunteers to help run the concession stand during its winter basketball games.
This photography display features work of Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and Triangle resident José Galves. It chronicles diversity and strength of the state's growing Latino community.
Addicted to axes like the rest of us? Join Epic Axes every Thursday through Sunday at Southern Charred for a couple rounds of ax throwing.
This is a ballet for lovers, and just in time for Valentine's Day! Robert Weiss has brought paintings by Czech artists to life in this beautifully done ballet.
Celebrate this incredible Durham native. You'll get to see Ernie Barnes' iconic paintings, important artifacts to Ernie's history, and even some pieces that have never been seen by the public before.
Aloft is throwing a reverse spotlight party for all the singles out there! Single? Wear red. Taken? Wear Green. If it's complicated, wear yellow. Then get ready to party!
After Love Hangover 20th Anniversary at Neptunes head up the stairs and let the songs roll on. Enjoy some local talents as they take the stage and show off their singing abilities.
Two briskets are going head to head to see who will win the peoples choice. As an added bonus, there will be a chili cook-off for you to judge as well.
Drink, Drank, Drunk is hosting their second Chili Cook-Off. Spice up your Sunday by tasting some delicious bowls of chili.
Little City Brewing is bringing the Super Shop back! Jam out to 90s love songs, eat your feelings with pizza, sip on delicious brews, and make custom V-day buttons.
Valentine's Day doesn't have to suck! The Maywood is hosting some epic bands for a night of jams and good times.
VAE is throwing their biggest gala to date! It will be a wondrous experience filled with amazing art, tasty food, and fabulous cocktails.
Show off your pipes during Get Sad, Sing Bad. This night will be packed with emo karaoke singing from a variety of Raleigh talents.
Hang out at Taylor's Wine Shop on Valentine's Day and try out some tasty beers. There will be free Bombshell Beer at the shop for you to sip on.
Socialize Often with Friends and Art! Get together with new and old art friends, chill, and create. Bring your own project or use the provided materials to create something on the spot.
Valentine's Day isn't your thing? It's not Hibernians either! Party your day away at the Pub on Glenwood with special Pink Drink specials, a live DJ, and food all day long.
Learn how to print your own images using screens and stencils during this hands-on 3-hour workshop. Ariana Gershman will be there to give helpful DIY tips and methods for printing designs.
This unique collection of photos from this avant-garde art school usually lives in Germany, but Raleigh is the first stop on its US tour! Escape the cold and dive into some thought-provoking images.
Humminbird is offering a special four-course pre-fixe menu for one night and one night only. Lovers, love-haters, and everyone in between are welcome.
Saint's and Scholars is throwing a very anti-valentine's day celebration so you can ignore all the gross love happening around you. Swing by for live music and beer and some great vibes.
Two years have passed since Brice's Brewing Company opened their doors. Swing by and celebrate with them with live music, delicious brews, and better company.
RESONANCY is an ongoing performance series that explores the vast and evolving landscape of percussive arts. Check out the schedule and see who Neptunes has in their lineup.
Treat your Valentine to a night out in Downtown Raleigh. You will get to sample delicious eats and drinks throughout the city.
Girls About Town is a story of two good-hearted, gold-digging party girls and how they exploit their rich escorts with a clear conscience. Relax and enjoy this pro-sisterhood, risqué comedy.
The LGBT Center of Raleigh is hosting a free self-defense course that is open to all gender and sexual identities and their community allies.
Parliament is giving all the singles somewhere to party on Valentine's Day. Join in for Singles Awareness Day. One is the loneliest number, so don't stay home all alone.
Enjoy a night filled with gut-busting laughs and a variety of comics. The comedian who won comedian of the year in Maxim magazine, Rob Little, will take the stage for some added entertainment.
Let's throw it back to the days when emo was really emo and saved your angsty teenage soul. Head to Kings and rage to your favorite emo hits from the good old days.
Bold, black, and beautiful best describe Foxy Brown. Watch as Foxy goes on a hunt to find out who murdered her man, and she exacts revenge on them.
From "Best I Ever Had" to "In My Feelings," you know you'll get to dance the night away at this epic bash that's been touring across the country.
Get rid of your winter blues with an epic Raleigh Hawaiian Bar Crawl. Throw on your best Hawaiian shirt and crawl your way down Glenwood.
Dance the night away with your sweetheart during this special Valentine's Day edition of La Cueva. Learn some Bachata steps then take the floor for some competition.
Bring your sweetheart or your broken heart and jam out to some epic live music. Performing duos take the stage and play love songs to hold forth on love in all of its many guises.
Start your Saturday with a morning stretch and beer! This class is a 60-minute vinyasa flow with a certified instructor. The cost includes a draft beer, cider or mimosa after class!
D N L T M S and Luxe Posh will both bee in the DJ booth keeping your Valentine's Day exciting. There will be tons of 90s bops playing all night long.
An event created for, by, and about Black Femmes. A true celebration and revelation of Black and Brown Bodies in the world where they face constant discrimination.
Head to Yates Mill County Park for a day of arts and crafts. All ages are welcome to come and create a special valentine for your friends and love bugs.
Enjoy a leisurely history ride that will highlight four or five historical sites in downtown Raleigh. There will be an off-beat Valentines themed interpretation of the sites, that will remain factual.
Let your inner romantic come out as you watch Christian fall into a doomed love affair with Satine, the most beautiful girl at the Moulin Rouge. Bring your boo for an epic date night.
Spic things up this Valentine's Day with a whole new dining experience. Awaken your senses of taste, sound, smell, and touch by taking away your sight while you dine on a delicious 4-course meal.
Looking for an alternative Valentine's Day event? Why not throw some hatchets at pictures of those who have broken your heart. Get sweet vengeance, a taco bar and plenty of axe-throwing fun.
Runologie is hosting a special Valentine's Day Run Club. The loop is planned out so you can swing by Videri Chocolate Factory and grab a sweet treat for you and your boo.
Celebrate the single life while supporting the Hands For Hearts Foundation. There will be cocktail concoctions, fairy floss, and tons of dancing all night long.
Secure your spot for Locals Oyster Bar Valentine's Day Dinner. It will be a three-course prix fixe menu that is sure to satisfy you and your boo.
Raleigh Beer Garden is bringing together 15 area breweries for an afternoon of limited edition, seasonal winter pours. Live tunes and good food included!
Whatever your relationship status, celebrate it with expertly-crafted cocktails, belly dancers, drunk karaoke and a DJ all night long.