PlanAhead: March 2020 – Les Misérables, Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade + Spring Fling Adult Egg Hunt

Many things are being cancelled or postponed because of coronavirus concerns. Be sure to check event pages before attending any events to make sure they are still happening.

 

All month long

Show
The Rundown: Original Music Series | 8 p.m. every Tuesday | Tin Roof, 300 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh | Free | Enjoy live, original music every Tuesday night featuring the best local and regional talent the region has to offer. 🎤

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Moore Square Mondays on the Historic Raleigh Trolley | 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., + 2:00 p.m. | Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh | $10 adults, $4 youth | Enjoy a narrated tour of downtown Raleigh aboard the Raleigh Trolley, recurs every monday in March. 🚘
Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours | 3:45 p.m. Saturdays, 3:15 p.m. Sundays | City of Raleigh Museum, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh | Enjoy innovative southern and global cuisine with an emphasis on local products. 🥐

Arts
All That Glitters: Spark and Dazzle from the Permanent Collection | Recurs every day except Mondays | Free ✨

Learn
Mill Heritage and Local History Tour | Every Saturday in March 2-3 p.m. | Historic Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh | $3+ ⛲️

Sunday March 1 – Sunday March 8

Sunday March 1

Active
Midtown Yoga Wellness Summit | 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | The Merrimon-Wynne House, 500 N. Blount St., Raleigh | $179 | Dive into your wellness with a day of panels, keynote speakers, and workshops with lunch, drinks, and a gift bag valued over $400. 🧘‍♀️

Show
Corey Holcomb | 7 p.m. | Raleigh Improv, 1224 Parkside Main St., Cary | $25+ | Share a laugh with an award winning comedian. 🤣 

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The Canes Bash | 5 p.m. | PNC Arena | $225+ | Join Hurricanes players, coaches, broadcasters, and executives in a night of casino games, auctions, food, and an open bar. 🌪

Monday March 2

Holiday
Wake Forest Mardi Gras | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Centennial Plaza, 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest | Free 🎭

WaterCooler
NC State vs. Duke | 7 p.m. | Cameron Indoor Stadium, 115 Whitford Dr., Durham | $221 🏀

Family
Charlotte’s Web | 9:45 a.m. + 11:45 a.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts | $10+ 🕸

Tuesday March 3 

Concert
Dvorak’s Requiem: N.C. Master Chorale | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts | $29+
Jacquees: King of R&B Tour | 8 p.m. | The Ritz, 2820 Industrial Dr., Raleigh | $29+ 🎧

Talk
Build Your Motivation | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Jesse O. Sanderson High School, 5500 Dixon Dr., Raleigh | Karen Kranbuehl leads this engaging workshop in gaining motivation even when you’re feeling most stuck. 👏

Wednesday March 4

Show
Zac Brown Band | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $35+ 🎸
Soulfly with Toxic Holocaust | 8 p.m. | The Pour House, 224 S Blount St., Raleigh | $40+

TryThis
Speed Dating | 8-10 p.m. | Wye Hill Kitchen & Brewing, 201 S. Boylan Ave., Raleigh | $27+ 

Thursday March 5

Show
Jon Dore | 8 p.m. | Goodnights & Factory Restaurant, 861 W. Morgan St., Raleigh | $17+ | Come out to share a laugh with one of Variety Magazine’s top “10 comics to watch”. 🤣
The Wailin’ Jennys | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts | $32+
Big Head Todd and The Monsters with Los Colognes | 7:30 p.m. | The Ritz, 2820 Industrial Dr., Raleigh | $38+

Friday March 6

Civic
34th International Festival of Raleigh | 10 a.m.-10 p.m. | NC State Fairgrounds, Jim Graham Building and Exposition Center, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh | $6+ 🎊

Concert
Cash Unchained: The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute | 8 p.m. | Lincoln Theatre, 126 E. Cabarrus St., Raleigh | $12+

TryThis
First Friday Raleigh | 6-9 p.m. | Downtown Raleigh | Pick up a First Friday guide or check out the map and choose from 75+ venues around the city to experience downtown like never before. 🌃

Outdoors
Garden Story Walk | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Rd., Raleigh | $5 | Come see the early blooms of spring on a story walk through the Arboretum’s gardens. 🌼

WaterCooler
NC State Men’s Basketball vs. Wake Forest | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $20+ 🐺

Saturday March 7

Show
Welcome to Wakanda Fashion Show | 3 p.m. | Marbles IMAX Theatre, 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh | $15+ | Come out to see a showcase of African culture and fashion mixed with the film Black Panther. 

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BrickUniverse Lego Fan Expo | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (Same times repeat on Sunday.) | Raleigh Convention Center, S. Salisbury St., Raleigh | $15+

Drink
Margarita Crawl | 2-8 p.m. | Downtown Raleigh | $24 | Enjoy discounted drinks at multiple Raleigh venues. 🍹

Sunday March 8

TryThis
RioFest | 5-9 p.m. | PLUS Dueling Piano Bar, 510 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh | $15Enjoy this Brazilian and Latin festival with live performances, drinks, and dancing. 💃

Show
Monster Jam  | 1 p.m. | PNC Arena | $29+ | 🏁
Sebastian Maniscalco | 5 p.m. & 8 p.m. | DPAC | $45+

Monday March 9 – Sunday March 15

 Monday March 9

Show
That 1 Guy | 9 p.m. | The Pour House, 224 S. Blount St., Raleigh | $15+
In My Life: A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts | $58+

Learn
Pack Talk Live | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Hyatt House, 10030 Sellona St., Raleigh | $99 

Tuesday March 10

Show
The Nude Party | 8:30 p.m. | Kings, 14 W. Martin St., Raleigh | $15+ | From Boone, N.C., The Nude Party celebrates the clanging rock music of the ‘60s. 🎸
The Bones of J.R. Jones with Jarrod Dickenson | 9 p.m. | The Pour House, 224 S. Blount St., Raleigh | $10+

WaterCooler
NC State Baseball vs. Charlotte | 6 p.m. | Doak Field at Dail Park, 1081 Varsity Dr., Raleigh | $6+ ⚾ 

Wednesday March 11
Show
Nick Cannon Presents: MTV Wild n’ Out Live | 8:30 p.m. | PNC Arena | $25+ | Join Nick Cannon for a comedy showcase of rising talents packed with hip-hop and high energy. 😂
Les Misérables | 7:30 p.m. | DPAC | $20+ 

TryThis
Cooking for a Classic Finale | 6 p.m. | 1705 E. Millbrook Rd., Raleigh | $125+ | The 4th Annual Cooking for a Classic features 8 top Triangle chefs competing for the votes of guests and a panel of expert chefs to raise money for the Lucy Daniels Center for children’s mental health and determine who wins a new Chevy Corvette. 🍳

Thursday March 12
Show
Billie Eilish: Where Do We Go? World Tour | 7:30 p.m. | PNC Arena | $195+
Celtic Woman | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts | $39+

TryThis
Cake + Beer Night | 6:30 p.m. | Rebus Works, 301 Kinsey St., Raleigh | Cost of purchase | Come out on Thursday’s for a different cake by Ubiquitous Eats paired with carefully chosen brew. 🍰

Friday March 13
Show
An American in Paris and Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet | 8 p.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts | $20+

Learn
Author Event: Micheal Farris Smith | 6:30 p.m. | Page 158 Books, 415 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest | Free 📖

TheBuy
14th Annual Carolina FiberFest | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | N.C. State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh | Free 🎀

TryThis
Good Luck/Bad Luck Weekend Party | 13th & 14th at 6 p.m. | Boxcar Bar + Arcade, 330 W. Davie St., Raleigh | Free | Come out on Friday the 13th to test your luck and again on Saturday the 14th to celebrate St. Patty’s Day. 🍀

Saturday March 14
WaterCooler
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Pittsburgh Penguins | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $41+ 🏒 

Holiday
Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival | 10 a.m. | Lane St. + Wilmington St., Raleigh | Free 🍀

Show
Slippery When Wet | 7:30 p.m. | The Ritz, 2820 Industrial Dr., Raleigh | $16+

Sunday March 15
WaterCooler
Harlem Globetrotters | 3 p.m. | PNC Arena | $23+ 🏀

Dish
Crape Myrtle Festival Drag Brunch | 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. | Five Star Restaurant, 511 W. Hargett St., Raleigh | $25+

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Raleigh Boat Show | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Raleigh Convention Center | Free 🛥
Nuv Yug India Fest | 11 a.m. | Jim Graham Building, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh | Free | Come experience Indian Cultural Arts through dances, music, fashion, crafts, cuiisine, and exhibition. 🇮🇳

Holiday
Shamrocks and Shenanigans | 2-6 p.m. | Pullen Park, 520 Ashe Ave., Raleigh | Free | Enjoy live performances, food, games, and beer. 🍀

Monday March 16 – Sunday March 22 

Monday March 16
Arts
Paint Nite: The Original Paint and Sip Party | 7-9 p.m. | Fox & Hound Bar + Grill, 4158 Main at North Hills | $30 | Experience the help of Rae-Ann Daughtry turning your blank canvas to a completed masterpiece. 🎨

Learn
Architecture Lecture: Thomas Fisher | 5 p.m. | N.C. State University, Burns Auditorium, Boney Dr., Raleigh | Free

TryThis
Schitt’s Creek Trivia | 7-9 p.m. | Crank Arm Brewing Company, 319 West Davie St., Raleigh | Free | Choose a wig from the wig wall, get the Jazzagals together, and head over to Cafe Tropical for trivia on your favorite sit-coms family. 

Tuesday March 17
WaterCooler
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Buffalo Sabres | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $20+ 🏒

Show
Hippie Sabotage: Direction of Dreams Tour | 8 p.m. | The Ritz, 2820 Industrial Dr., Raleigh | $25+ 🎤 

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Beer + Banjos | 8:30 p.m. | Raleigh Times Bar, 14 E. Hargett St., Raleigh | Free | Join Morgan Creek band in enjoying the traditional music of bluegrass.
St. Paddy’s Day Party | 6-10 p.m. | Boxcar Bar + Arcade, 330 W. Davie St., Raleigh | Free | The rainbow ends at Davie Street with cups of gold. 🍀

Wednesday March 18
TryThis
Trivia Night | 7-9 p.m. | Raleigh Taproom, 5907 Triagle Drive | Free
Karaoke on the Rooftop | 9 p.m. | Tin Roof, 300 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh | Free | Come show off your skills and sing your heart out. 🎤

Cause
Fashion for Fund$ | 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. | North Hills Club, 4824 Yadkin Dr., Raleigh | $50+ | Enjoy lunch, drinks, and a fashion show with proceeds benefiting the Wake County Medical Society Alliance. 👗

Thursday March 19
Arts
Art in Bloom | Thurs.-Fri., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | NCMA, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh | $20+ | Enjoy features from more than 50 floral masterpieces created by world class designers inspired by art in the Museum’s collection. 💐 

WaterCooler
Carolina Hurricanes vs St. Louis Blues | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $24+ 🌪

Edu
Raleigh National College Fair | 4:30-7:30 p.m. | Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh | Free

Show
Comedy Overload: A Local Stand Up Comedy Showcase | The Pour House, 224 S. Blount St., Raleigh | $5+ | Share a laugh with six North Carolina comedians. 🤣

Friday March 20
Show
Cabaret Night | 7:30 p.m. | Burning Coal Theatre Company, 224 Polk St., Raleigh | $35+ | 12 singers, 24 songs, 2 hours of entertainment.
The Jungle Book | 7:30 p.m. | Raleigh Little Theatre, 301 Pogue St., Raleigh | $17
An Evening with Michael Buble in Concert | 8 p.m. | PNC Arena | $65+
Morgan Wallen’s Whiskey Glasses Road Show | 8 p.m. | The Ritz, 2820 Industrial Dr., Raleigh | $180+ 

Active
International Day of Happiness Run | 7 p.m. | Downtown Raleigh | $9+ | Run 1 mile, a 5K, a 10K, 13.1 miles, or 26.2 miles to earn a medal and celebrate 2020’s International Day of Happiness. 👟

Saturday March 21
Show
Dancing in the Street: The Music of Motown | 8 p.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts | $65+ | The North Carolina Symphony and guest-star singers relive the magic of Motown. 🎵

TryThis
Lebanese Festival | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | N.C. State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh | Free 

WaterCooler
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Ottawa Senators | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $25+ 🏒

Holiday
St. Patrick’s Day Festival | 12-4 p.m. | Lafayette Village, 8450 Honeycutt Rd., Raleigh | Free | Show your green for a total immersion into an Irish experience. 🍀

Sunday March 22
Show
Brent Cobb | 8 p.m. | Lincoln Theatre, 126 E. Cabarrus St., Raleigh | $15+
Winter Jam | 6 p.m. | PNC Arena | Suggested $15 Donation | Come out for christian music’s premiere multi-artist annual concert. 

Learn
N.C. Natural Hair, Beauty, and Barber Conference | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hilton North Hills, 3415 Wake Forest Rd., Raleigh | $35+ | This event provides an opportunity for Cosmetologists, Licensed Natural Hair Specialists, and Barbers to enhance their skill level in the industry. 💁‍♀️

Monday March 23 – Sunday March 29

Monday March 23
Show
Band of Horses | 8 p.m. | The Ritz, 2820 Industrial Dr., Raleigh | $36+

Learn
Career Credit Leadership Institute | 12 p.m. | Marriott Crabtree Valley, 4500 Marriott Dr., Raleigh | $175+
Xplode Conference | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | Embassy Suites, 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd., Cary | $25+ | Show out for a jam-packed day of technology and digital marketing for the real estate professional. 


Tuesday March 24
Show
Bud, Not Buddy | 7 p.m. | Theatre Raleigh, 2 E. South St., Raleigh | $17+
Memphis the Musical | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts | $30+
Timothy Eerie with Spaced Angel + Lazaris Pit | 9 p.m. | The Pour House, 224 S. Blount St., Raleigh | $7+
The Choir of Man | 7:30 p.m. | DPAC | $43+

Learn
Notable N.C. Lecture Series: The Cone Family | 7-9:30 p.m. | N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh | $10+ | Learn how the Cone family contributed to North Carolina’s economic and cultural legacy.

Wednesday March 25
Network
Network after Work | 6-8 p.m. | Driftwood Southern Kitchen, 8460 Honeycutt Rd., Raleigh | $15+ | You’re invited to an evening out with other local business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, and career-minded professionals.
Show
The Last Real Circus Show | 8:30 p.m. | Kings, 14 W. Martin St., Raleigh | $8+
Ghost Note with Schema | 9 p.m. | The Pour House, 224 S. Blount St., Raleigh | $17+

Thursday March 26
WaterCooler
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Toronto Maple Leafs | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $23+ 🏒
Show
Eric Johnson | 8 p.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts | $30+
TAUK with Casey and the Comrades | 8 p.m. | The Lincoln Theatre, 126 E. Cabarrus St., Raleigh | $15+

Friday March 27
Show
Festival of Laughs | 8 p.m. | PNC Arena | $52+
An R-Rated Magic Show | 8 p.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts | $28+
Roy Wood Jr. | 9:15 p.m. | Raleigh Improv, 1224 Parkside Main St., Cary | $66+ 

Saturday March 28
TryThis
Gathering of the Fork Food and Music Festival | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Amran Shriners, 11101 Creedmoor Rd., Raleigh | Free | A gathering of chefs and food trucks for your delight with proceeds going to local food pantries.
Sports Card Memorabilia Comic Book Show | 9 a.m. | N.C. State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh | $5+ 💥

WaterCooler
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Pittsburgh Penguins | 1 p.m. | PNC Arena | $90+ 🏒

Drink
I Love the 90’s Bash Bar Crawl | 3-10 p.m. | Downtown Raleigh | $13+ | Lace up your high tops, put on your fanny packs, and get jiggy with the best of the 90’s. 

Holiday
Spring Fling Adult Egg Hunt | 2-6 p.m. | Dorthea Dix Park | Free | Get ready for an epic egg hunt with over 30,000 eggs with prizes from local businesses that will have you racing to get as many as you can. 🥚

Sunday March 29
TryThis
Brunch Moore Market | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | 200 S. Blount St., Raleigh | Free | Shop over 50 local artisans, grab some brunchy food from local food trucks and picnic on the grass with some boozy brunch cocktails.
Show
World’s Toughest Rodeo | 3 p.m. | PNC Arena | $20+
Andy Forrester | 7 p.m. | Raleigh Improv, 1224 Parkside Main St., Cary | $15+ 🤣

Monday March 30 – Tuesday March 31

March 30
Show
Crywank, Chastity | 8 p.m. | Kings, 14 W. Martin St., Raleigh | $13+
Mandy Moore | 8 p.m. | DPAC | $40+

Network
PDA Annual Meeting | 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Raleigh Convention Center | Free | Network with hundreds of decision makers from a wide array of expertise. 

Tuesday March 31
WaterCooler
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Boston Bruins | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $35+ 🌪

Network
Capital Connection + Conference | All day | Marriott Crabtree Hotel, 4500 Marriott Dr., Raleigh | $425+ 

Show
Bir Brigade | 8:30 p.m. | Kings, 14 W. Martin St., Raleigh | $13+