September PlanAhead: Your Raleigh events calendar

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Happy September, Raleigh. 🍂  If you’re anything like us, you’re excited about the fall weather + autumn festivities — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in our city.

Wednesday September 1–Sunday September 5

Wed., September 1

Community

  • Pullen Arts Center Dedication | Wed., Sept. 1 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m. | Pullen Arts Center | Free | Celebrate the reopening with a morning of festivities + a ribbon-cutting. 

Family 

  • What’s in the box? | Wed., Sept. 1 | 10–10:45 a.m. | NCMA | $8+ | Children ages 3-5 and their guardians are invited to a morning of creative activities.

ForKids

  • Prairie Ridge Storywalk | Wed., Sept. 1 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m. | Prairie Ridge, 1671 Gold Star Dr. | Free | Kids are invited to the Noisy Bug Sing Along event. 🐛

Biz

  • New Member Orientation | Wed., Sept. 1 | 9–10 a.m. | Virtual | Free | New members are invited to join the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce in this orientation day focused on introductions. 

Active

  • Mindful Museum: Outdoor Yoga | Wed., Sept. 1 | 6–7 p.m. | NCMA | $12+ | Spend a relaxing evening near the lotus pond + find your center with yoga. 🧘

Show

  • Electric Kif | Wed., Sept. 1 | 9 p.m. | The Pour House, 224 S. Blount St. | $10+ | Enjoy a night of rock, jazz + electric music from the Miami-based band Electric Kif. 

Thurs., September 2

Learn 

  • History + Highballs | Thurs., Sept. 2 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join a group of speakers on a journey through the history of Salisbury, NC. 

Talk

  • Thursday Novel Readers Book Discussion | Thurs., Sept. 2 | 6:30–7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Engage in this librarian-led discussion on “Bruno, Chief of Police” by Martin Walker. 📚 

Civic

Show 

  • Jazz in the Square | Thurs., Sept. 2 | 6–8 p.m. | Moore Square | Free | Local artist ZooCru is joining the stage for a night of relaxing jazz music. 🎷

Fri., September 3

Film

  • My Salinger Year | Fri., Sept. 3 | 7 p.m. | The Cary Theater, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary | $3+ | Grab a seat at The Cary Theater for a drama film based on the book by Joanna Rakoff. 🎬 

Show

  • The Best of North Hills | Fri., Sept. 3 | 5–9 p.m. | Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park, 4011 Cardinal at North Hills St. | $10 | The Best of North Hills has returned with their comeback series filled with live music, events + drinks. 🎶   

TryThis

  • Bright Balloons at Sunset | Fri., Sept. 3 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | Wine & Design, 510 W. Martin St. | $37 | Paint away the day with this week’s art pick + a glass of wine. 🍷   

Sat., September 4

Outdoors

  • Museum Park Tour | Sat., Sept. 4 | 9:30–11 a.m. | NCMA | Free | Take a 2-mile walk through the NCMA on a guided tour + learn about various artwork.  

Show

  • PRIMUS | Sat., Sept. 4 | 6:30 p.m. | Red Hat Amphitheater | $30+ | In honor of the legendary rock band Rush, PRIMUS is going on their A Tribute to Kings tour + playing Rush’s 1977 album A Farewell to Kings. 

Art 

  • MDR at the Market | Sat., Sept. 4 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. | NCMA | Free | Watch your favorite artists create art live at the Monster Drawing Rally. 

TryThis

  • Touch-a-Truck at Sanderford Road | Sat., Sept. 4 | 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | Sanderford Road Community Center, 2623 Sanderford Rd. | Free | Explore fire trucks in this hands-on experience with different vehicles and equipment. 🚒

Outdoors

  • Haunted History Walking Tour | Sat., Sept. 4 | 5–6:15 p.m. | 200 N. Blount St. | Free | Check out well-known landmarks + learn our city’s history on this spooky tour through downtown. 👻 

Active

  • Yoga and Mimosas | Sat., Sept. 4 | 11 a.m.–12 p.m. | Dogwood Bar & Eatery, 610 Glenwood Ave. | $13 | Oak City Yoga is holding an outdoor yoga class for all levels + serving mimosas afterward. 🧘 

Sun., September 5

Festival 

  • African American Cultural Festival | Sun., Sept. 5 | 1 p.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts | Free+ | Check out Vendor Village for a shopping experience, food trucks + music. 

Show 

  • Rod Wave | Sun., Sept. 5 | 7:30 p.m. | Red Hat Amphitheater | $30+ | Live Nation + Rolling Loud present the SoulFly tour. 

TheBuy 

  • Black Flea Market | Sun., Sept. 5 | 1–5 p.m. | Raleigh Union Station | Free | Join 30+ Black-owned businesses and vendors with gifts, clothing, treats, and more. 🛍️ 

Outdoors 

  • SAGE Walk and Talk | Sun., Sept. 5 | 10–11 a.m. | Various locations | Free | SAGE — an advocacy & service organization for the LGBTQ+ senior community — is hosting their weekly walk and talk. 🥾  

Monday September 6–Sunday September 12

Mon., September 6  

Health 

  • HIV/STI Testing | Mon., Sept. 6 | 5–7:45 p.m. | LGBT Center of Raleigh, 19 W. Hargett St. | Free | Receive free, confidential HIV + STI testing by the Alliance of AIDS Services. 

TryThis

  • Open Studio | Mon., Sept. 6 | 6 p.m. | Wine & Design, 510 W. Martin St. | $37 | Pick a design of your choice, grab a glass of wine + paint away the day. 🍷  

ForKids 

Outdoors 

  • Garden Story Walk | Mon., Sept. 6 | 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. | JC Raulston Arboretum | Free | Take a self-guided tour through the garden while reading a story. 

Tues., September 7

Active 

  • Tai Chi in the Park | Tues., Sept. 7 | 6–7 p.m. | NCMA | $12+ | Learn the art of Tai Chi while spending a relaxing evening outdoors surrounded by nature.

Civic

  • City Council Afternoon Session | Tues., Sept. 7 | 1–4 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Raleigh City Council will meet to handle city-related business + is open to the public.

TryThis 

  • Drive Shack | Tues., Sept. 7 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m | 6901 Play Golf Way | $10 | Show off your golf skills in a virtual game of golf at Drive Shack. ⛳

Talk

  • Short Story Discussion | Tues., Sept. 7 | 2:30–3:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Engage in this librarian-led discussion on the short story “Introduction” by America Fererra from the book “American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures.” 📚  

Wed., September 8

TheBuy 

  • Farm Stand | Wed., Sept. 8 | 4–7 p.m. | 800 N. Blount St. | Free | Support Raleigh’s urban farm with purchase of fresh + local produce. 🥕

Active 

  • Wellness Wednesdays | Wed., Sept. 8 |  5–7 p.m. | Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park, 4011 Cardinal at North Hills St. | $5 | Drop in to this class every Wednesday focused on exercising the whole body. 

Outdoors 

  • SAGE Walk and Talk | Wed., Sept. 8 | 10–11 a.m. | Various locations | Free | SAGE — an advocacy & service organization for the LGBTQ+ senior community — is hosting their weekly walk and talk. 🥾  

TryThis

  • City Soul Cafe Open Mic | Wed., Sept. 8 | 7:30–9 p.m. | Transfer Co. Food Hall | Free | Join the community for a night of poetry, spoken word + live music. 🎤
  • Raleigh Rockers Breakdancing | Wed., Sept. 8 | 6–7 p.m. | Moore Square | Free | Watch the breakdancing group showcase their best dancing + learn new moves from experts. 

Thurs., September 9

TryThis

  • Hopscotch Day Parties | Thurs., Sept. 9 | 1–6 p.m. | Transfer Co. Food Hall | Free | Enjoy live music, good food + celebrate the community with friends. 

Film

  • Moves in the Garden | Thurs., Sept. 9 | 7:30 p.m. | RLT Stephenson Amphitheatre | $1+ | Grab some popcorn + a blanket and head out to Raleigh Little Theatre for an outdoor screening of Dreamgirls. 🎥

Festival 

  • American Dance Festival | Thurs., Sept. 9-Fri., Sept. 10 | 7:30–8:30 p.m. | NCMA | $27+ | The Together We Dance festival is debuting its combination of performance with art consisting of music, text + video. 

Talk

  • Novel Readers Book Discussion | Thurs., Sept. 9 | 10–11 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Engage in this librarian-led discussion on “The Middleman” by Olen Steinhauer. 📚  

Fri., September 10 

Outdoors

  • Museum Park Tours | Fri., Sept. 10 | 9:30–11 a.m. | NCMA | Free | Take a 2-mile walk through the NCMA on a guided tour + learn about various artwork.  

Cause 

  • Blood Drive | Fri., Sept. 10 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m. | Durham Performing Arts | Donation | Use some free time to head over to the performing arts center + donate blood at the Blood Connection mobile drive. 

TryThis 

  • Sardines Scavenger Hunt | Fri., Sept. 10 | 7–8:30 p.m. | Circa 1888, 412 W. Davie St. | $20 | Unleash your inner child + explore the Warehouse District of Downtown Raleigh while completing tasks with your friends. 

Show

  • The Best of North Hills | Fri., Sept. 10 | 5–9 p.m. | Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park, 4011 Cardinal at North Hills St. | $10 | The Best of North Hills has returned with their comeback series filled with live music, events + drinks. 🎶 

Sat., September 11 

Festival 

  • NC Sugar Rush | Sat., Sept. 11 | 3–8 p.m. | Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St. | Free | Find your favorite treat from an array of 20+ dessert vendors at this all-you-can-eat sweets festival. 🍭

Art 

  • To Go Activity Kits | Sat., Sept. 11 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m. | NCMA | Free | Grab an activity kit from the museum + make your own fun glasses out of recycled material. 🕶️

Talk

  • Queer YA Book Club | Sat., Sept. 11 | 2–3:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Make new friends, discuss books + enjoy snacks with the LGBT Center of Raleigh.   

Active

  • Yoga and Mimosas | Sat., Sept. 11 | 11 a.m.–12 p.m. | Dogwood Bar & Eatery, 610 Glenwood Ave. | $13 | Oak City Yoga is holding an outdoor yoga class for all levels + serving mimosas afterward. 🧘

Outdoors

  • Haunted History Walking Tour | Sat., Sept. 11 | 5–6:15 p.m. | 200 N. Blount St. | Free | Check out well-known landmarks + learn our city’s history on this spooky tour through downtown. 👻
  • Public Art Walking Tour | Sat., Sept. 11 | 10:30–11:45 a.m. | 127 W. Hargett St. | Free | This walking tour takes you through Raleigh’s public art scene + best murals. 

Sun., September 12

Show

  • Lord Huron | Sun., Sept 12 | 7:30 p.m. | Red Hat Amphitheater | $35+ | Kick back and enjoy hits from the indie rock band, Lord Huron. 

TheBuy

  • Moore Square Market | Sun., Sept. 12 | 11 a.m.–3 p.m. | Moore Square | Free | You can find farm-fresh produce, baked goods, art, live music + handmade items at the market every Sunday. 🛍️ 
  • MAKRS @ North Hills | Sun., Sept. 12 | 11 a.m.–3 p.m. | Midtown Plaza, 305 Church at North Hills St. | Free | Join the MAKRS Society and over 35 vendors for goods, food trucks + music.

Outdoors 

  • SAGE Walk and Talk | Sun., Sept. 12 | 10–11 a.m. | Various locations | Free | SAGE — an advocacy & service organization for the LGBTQ+ senior community — is hosting their weekly walk and talk. 🥾

Monday September 13–Sunday September 19 

Mon., September 13  

Festival

  • BugFest: Plan Bee! | Mon., Sept. 13 | 2:30–10 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The NC Museum of Natural Sciences is hosting a virtual BugFest this year with plenty of online activities. 🐛

Civic

  • Board of Adjustment Meeting | Mon., Sept. 13 | 1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The City of Raleigh is holding a meeting to discuss zoning regulations. 

Talk 

  • Novel Readers Book Discussion | Mon., Sept. 13 | 6:30–7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Engage in this librarian-led discussion on “The Marriage of Opposites” by Alice Hoffman. 📚   

TryThis

  • Open Studio | Mon., Sept. 13 | 6 p.m. | Wine & Design, 510 W. Martin St. | $37 | Pick a design of your choice, grab a glass of wine + paint away the day. 🍷

Tues., September 14

Biz 

  • Annual Meeting | Tues., Sept. 14 | 3–5 p.m. | Virtual | $35 | Join the Raleigh Chamber in its annual meeting headlined by Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good. 

Outdoors 

  • Evening Garden Stroll | Tues., Sept. 14 | 4:30–7:30 p.m. | JC Raulston Arboretum | Free | Enjoy the evening with a walk through the garden while viewing the Arboretum’s collection of magnificent trees + flowers. 🌱 

Show 

  • Judas Priest | Tues., Sept. 14 | 7 p.m. | Red Hat Amphitheater | $23 | Rock out with Judas Priest + celebrate 50 Heavy Metal Years with Sabaton. 
  • Jack Harlow | Tues., Sept. 14 | 8:30 p.m. | The Ritz | $66+ | Jack Harlow is on his Créme Tour with Babyface Ray + Mavi.  

Wed., September 15

Show 

  • Trippie Redd | Wed., Sept. 15 | 7 p.m. | $40+ | Red Hat Amphitheater | Enjoy a night of hits from Trippie Redd + his Tripp at Knight tour. 

ForKids 

Active 

  • Wellness Wednesdays | Wed., Sept. 15 |  5–7 p.m. | Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park, 4011 Cardinal at North Hills St. | $5 | Drop in to this class every Wednesday focused on exercising the whole body. 

TryThis

  • Bee Downtown Scavenger Hunt | Wed., Sept. 15 | 5–7 p.m. | NCMA | Free | The museum is partnering with Bee Downtown to host a scavenger hunt around the park. 🐝
  • Raleigh Rockers Breakdancing | Wed., Sept. 15 | 6–7 p.m. | Moore Square | Free | Watch the breakdancing group showcase their best dancing + learn new moves from experts. 

Talk

  • Classics Book Discussion | Wed., Sept. 15 | 6–7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Engage in this librarian-led discussion on “The Mayor of Casterbridge” by Thomas Hardy. 📚   

TheBuy 

  • Farm Stand | Wed., Sept. 15 | 4–7 p.m. | 800 N. Blount St. | Free | Support Raleigh’s urban farm with purchase of fresh + local produce. 🥕

Thurs., September 16

Show 

  • Jazz in the Square | Thurs., Sept. 16 | 6–8 p.m. | Moore Square | Free | Local artist Al Strong is joining the stage with his unique jazz stylings. 🎷

Civic

  • RDU Airport Authority Meeting | Thurs., Sept. 16 | 11 a.m. | Virtual | Free | On the third Thursday of each month, the Authority Board committee meets to discuss airport-related topics. ✈️

Network

  • New Company Welcome Event | Thurs., Sept. 16 | 12:30–4 p.m. | NC Biotechnology Center, 15 TW Alexander Dr., RTP | Free | Companies new to the NC market for biopharma manufacturing are invited to this networking + welcome event for BPD.

Talk

  • SAGE Thursday Morning Drop-In | Thurs., Sept. 16 | 10–11:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | SAGE is hosting morning coffee with the LGBT Center of Raleigh.  

Fri., September 17 

TryThis 

  • Bee Downtown Scavenger Hunt | Fri., Sept. 17 | 7:15–8:30 p.m. | NCMA | Free | The museum is partnering with Bee Downtown to host a scavenger hunt around the park. 🐝
  • Find it Fridays | Fri., Sept. 17 | All day | Raleigh Parks | Free | Head on a self-guided adventure through one of Raleigh’s parks, identifying different nature components. 🌿

Show

  • The Best of North Hills | Fri., Sept. 17 | 5–9 p.m. | Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park, 4011 Cardinal at North Hills St. | $10 | The Best of North Hills has returned with their comeback series filled with live music, events + drinks. 🎶 

Outdoors

  • Haunted History Walking Tour | Fri., Sept. 17 | 5–6:15 p.m. | 200 N. Blount St. | Free | Check out well-known landmarks + learn our city’s history on this spooky tour through downtown. 👻

Community

  • Peach Road Open House | Fri., Sept. 17 | 5:30–8 p.m. | Peach Road Park, 911 Ileagnes Rd. | Free | The community is invited to the opening of the park’s cultural center with plenty of games, music, food + activities.  

Sat., September 18 

Art 

  • Time-traveling portraits | Sat., Sept. 18 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m. | NCMA | $8 | Families are invited to this portrait painting session focused on each individual’s favorite time period. 

TryThis 

  • Moth Party | Sat., Sept. 18 | 8:30–10:30 p.m. | Prairie Ridge. 1671 Gold Star Dr. | Free | Take a night hike and celebrate the end of BugFest with fun activities + learn about moths. 

Active

  • Yoga and Mimosas | Sat., Sept. 18 | 11 a.m.–12 p.m. | Dogwood Bar & Eatery, 610 Glenwood Ave. | $13 | Oak City Yoga is holding an outdoor yoga class for all levels + serving mimosas afterward. 🧘 

Outdoors

  • SAGE Walk and Talk | Sat., Sept. 18 | 10–11 a.m. | Various locations | Free | SAGE — an advocacy & service organization for the LGBTQ+ senior community — is hosting their weekly walk and talk. 🥾

Featured Event

  • CosmeCon, an exclusive beauty and fashion experience | Sat., Sept. 18 | 1-4 p.m. | Crabtree Valley Mall, 4325 Glenwood Ave. | Free | CosmeCon is a cosmetics, skincare, wellness and fashion experience that encompasses all things beauty, including: a Belk Fashion Show, brand panels + more. Ⓟ 

Sun., September 19

Show 

  • The Lysander Piano Trio | Sun., Sept. 19 | 1–3 p.m. | NCMA | $17+ | The Chamber Music Raleigh along with the Sights and Sounds concert series are celebrating the Trio’s 10th anniversary.  

Talk

  • Meet the Author | Sun., Sept. 19 | 2–3 p.m. | Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave. | Free | Meet New York Times Bestselling authors Therese Anne Fowler + John Kessel.

TheBuy

  • Moore Square Market | Sun., Sept. 19 | 11 a.m.–3 p.m. | Moore Square | Free | You can find farm-fresh produce, baked goods, art, live music + handmade items at the market every Sunday. 🛍️ 
  • Black Flea Market | Sun., Sept. 19 | 1–5 p.m. | Raleigh Union Station | Free | Join 30+ Black-owned businesses and vendors with gifts, clothing, treats, and more. 🛍️ 

Monday September 20–Sunday September 26

Mon., September 20  

Outdoor 

  • Autumn Full Moon Walk | Mon., Sept. 20 | 7:30–9 p.m. | NCMA | Free | Take a guided walk under the stars through the outdoor museum park. 🌟

Biz

  • Business After Hours | Mon., Sept. 20 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Lane & Associates Family Dentistry, 4106 Wake Forest Rd. | Free | Meet with like-minded professionals + gain insight into business success. 
  • On the Menu | Mon., Sept. 20 | 12–1 p.m. | 800 Park Offices Dr., RTP | Free | Businesses are invited to this learning opportunity focused on content creation with Alta Wren. 

TryThis

  • Open Studio | Mon., Sept. 20 | 6 p.m. | Wine & Design, 510 W. Martin St. | $37 | Pick a design of your choice, grab a glass of wine + paint away the day. 🍷

Tues., September 21

Art

  • Lens, Pens, and Soul | Tues., Sept. 21 | 4–5 p.m. | Virtual | Free | During this webinar, learn about the Beautiful Project — an installation focused on using art to represent and advance the justice + wellness of Black women. 

TryThis

  • Drive Shack | Tues., Sept. 21 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m | 6901 Play Golf Way | $10 | Show off your golf skills in a virtual game of golf at Drive Shack. ⛳

Civic

  • City Council Afternoon Session | Tues. Sept. 21 | 1–4 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Raleigh City Council will meet to handle city-related business + is open to the public.

Festival

  • LGBTQ+ Health Fair | Tues., Sept. 21 | 10 a.m.–3 p.m. | St. John’s MCC, 622 Maywood Ave. | Free | Spend the day with the LGBT Center of Raleigh playing games, snacking + participating in health-related activities.  

Wed., September 22

Learn 

  • From Dust to Planets | Wed., Sept. 22 | 7–8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Dr. Denton Ebel walks viewers through Clues from Meteorites + the origin of planets. 🌌 

Talk

  • America’s National Parks | Wed., Sept. 22 | 6:30–7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Listen to Amber Share talk about her new book — “Subpar Parks: America’s Most Extraordinary National Parks and Their Least Impressed Visitors”. 

Network

  • Young Professionals | Wed., Sept. 22 | 8:30–10 a.m. | Virtual | $45 | Meet with like-minded individuals to discuss Raleigh’s booming business — first-time attendees can attend for free.

TheBuy 

  • Farm Stand | Wed., Sept. 22 | 4–7 p.m. | 800 N. Blount St. | Free | Support Raleigh’s urban farm with purchase of fresh + local produce. 🥕

TryThis

  • Raleigh Rockers Breakdancing | Wed., Sept. 22 | 6–7 p.m. | Moore Square | Free | Watch the breakdancing group showcase their best dancing + learn new moves from experts. 

Thurs., September 23

Network 

  • SciRen Triangle Networking | Thurs., Sept. 23 | 6–8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join educators from all professions to discuss lesson plans, resources, programs + more.  

Talk 

  • Coffee with Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin | Thurs., Sept. 23 | 8:30–10 a.m. | Raleigh Founded, 2409 Crabtree Blvd. | Free | Enjoy coffee with Mayor Baldwin + discuss our cities most pressing topics like housing affordability. 

Learn 

  • History + Highballs | Thurs., Sept. 23 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join speaker Grant S. Quertermous in discussing + learning more about the famous Charleston House — The 1838 Roper House. 
  • Black Business Momentum | Thurs., Sept. 23 | 6–7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Reach all your online marketing goals with this webinar on video marketing for beginners.  
  • State Certification Session | Thurs., Sept. 23 | 2:30–4 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Minority business owners are invited to this informational session to learn about opportunities for exposure, increasing cash flow + more.

Show 

  • Jazz in the Square | Thurs., Sept. 23 | 6–8 p.m. | Moore Square | Free | Grab food from a nearby restaurant + kick back with local artist Tambem for a night of jazz music.

Fri., September 24 

TryThis 

  • Improv Comedy Performance | Fri., Sept. 24–Sat., Sept. 25 | 6:30–7:30 p.m. | Pullen Park | Free | Grab a blanket + join the Un-intentionals improv group for a night of laughs. 🎭 
  • Sardines Scavenger Hunt | Fri., Sept. 24 | 7–8:30 p.m. | Circa 1888, 412 W. Davie St. | $20 | Unleash your inner child + explore the Warehouse District of downtown Raleigh while completing tasks with your friends.

Outdoors

  • Haunted History Walking Tour | Fri., Sept. 24 | 7:15–8:30 p.m. | 200 N. Blount St. | Free | Check out well-known landmarks + learn our city’s history on this spooky tour through downtown. 👻

Community

  • Appreciation Breakfast | Fri., Sept. 24 | 7–10 a.m. | Raleigh Convention Center | $45+ | Join Raleigh Chamber + CPI Security for breakfast to say thank you to our first responders.  

Sat., September 25 

Show 

  • Brett Young | Sat., Sept. 25 | 8 p.m. | Red Hat Amphitheater | $35+ | Brett Young is playing his Weekends Tour with Maddie & Tae. 

Film 

  • Real Women Have Curves | Sat., Sept. 25 | 2–4 p.m. | NCMA | $5+ | The museum indoor cinema presents a film about family + the trials of being a teenager in today’s society. 🎥

Active

  • Yoga and Mimosas | Sat., Sept. 25 | 11 a.m.–12 p.m. | Dogwood Bar & Eatery, 610 Glenwood Ave. | $13 | Oak City Yoga is holding an outdoor yoga class for all levels + serving mimosas afterward. 🧘 

Talk

  • Queer YA Book Club | Sat., Sept. 25 | 2–3:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Make new friends, discuss books + enjoy snacks with the LGBT Center of Raleigh.

Outdoors  

  • Public Art Walking Tour | Sat., Sept. 25 | 10:30–11:45 a.m. | 127 W. Hargett St. | Free | This walking tour takes you through Raleigh’s public art scene + best murals. 

Sun., September 26

TheBuy

  • Moore Square Market | Sun., Sept. 26 | 11 a.m.–3 p.m. | Moore Square | Free | You can find farm-fresh produce, baked goods, art, live music + handmade items at the market every Sunday. 🛍️ 
  • Black Flea Market | Sun., Sept. 26 | 1–5 p.m. | Raleigh Union Station | Free | Join 30+ Black-owned businesses and vendors with gifts, clothing, treats, and more. 🛍️

Cause

  • Break the Cycle | Sun., Sept. 26 | 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. | Transfer Co. Food Hall | $30 | Choose from a 3-mile, 30-mile, or virtual bike ride through the city to support the Women’s Center of Raleigh. 🚲 

Monday September 27–Thursday September 30

Mon., September 27  

Active 

  • Silent Disco Yoga | Mon., Sept. 27 | 6:30 p.m. | Raleigh Beer Garden | $13 | Enjoy this vinyasa-style yoga class with silent disco + a fun experience where you can go at your own pace. 🎧

Show 

  • The Killers | Mon., Sept. 27 | 7:30 p.m. | Red Hat Amphitheater | $78+ | Grab friends + rock out with The Killers biggest hits.  

Talk 

  • Nonfiction Book Discussion | Mon., Sept. 27 | 2–3 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Engage in this librarian-led discussion on “This Land is Our Land” by Suketu Mehta. 📚 

Network

  • We Connect | Mon., Sept. 27 | 5:30–7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Celebrate Hispanic heritage month + learn tips for building a more inclusive workplace. 

Tues., September 28

Show

  • Jake Miller | Tues., Sept. 28 | 7:30 p.m. | Motorco Music Hall | $20 | Kickback + relax with artist Jake Miller on his “hi, i missed you” tour. 

Health

  • Meditation Techniques | Tues., Sept. 28 | 6:30–7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join Dr. Richard Seader as he discusses how to reduce the stress of everyday life through meditative practices. 
  • Balanced Bodies Balanced Minds | Tues., Sept. 28 | 5:30–6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Mindfulness teacher Jessie Mathers guides viewers through movements to relieve tension.  

Civic 

Wed., September 29

TheBuy 

  • Farm Stand | Wed., Sept. 29 | 4–7 p.m. | 800 N. Blount St. | Free | Support Raleigh’s urban farm with purchase of fresh + local produce. 🥕

TryThis

  • Raleigh Rockers Breakdancing | Wed., Sept. 29 | 6–7 p.m. | Moore Square | Free | Watch the breakdancing group showcase their best dancing + learn new moves from experts. 

Active 

  • Wellness Wednesdays | Wed., Sept. 29 |  5–7 p.m. | Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park, 4011 Cardinal at North Hills St. | $5 | Drop in to this class every Wednesday focused on exercising the whole body. 
  • RTPfit Yoga | Wed., Sept. 29 | 12–12:50 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn to create a healthy work + life balance through this guided virtual yoga practice with Karley St. Pierre. 

Thurs., September 30

Show 

  • IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards | Thurs., Sept. 30 | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts | $40+ | Watch an array of performances in the thirty-second annual bluegrass music awards. 
  • Good Vibes Summer Tour | Thurs., Sept. 30 | 6 p.m. | Koka Booth Amphitheater | $35+ | Rebelution, Kabaka Pyramid + other artists are sharing their good vibes in the perfect end to summer. ☀️

Health 

  • Self-care for caregivers | Thurs., Sept. 30 | 6–7:30 p.m. | NCMA | $13+ | Parents + caregivers are invited to this workshop focused on mental health. 

Talk

  • SAGE Thursday Morning Drop-In | Thurs., Sept. 30 | 10–11:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | SAGE is hosting morning coffee with the LGBT Center of Raleigh.