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10 Things to Do in Raleigh This Week, Aug. 12–18

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8/12-15
RYAN DAVIS
Go over to Goodnights for the stand-up sillies from Ryan Davis—the quick-witted, Southern internet sensation with a knack for performing live. goodnightscomedy.com

8/12–28
BEEHIVE: THE ’60s MUSICAL
Celebrating the powerful female voices of the 1960s, Beehive: The Musical is told from the perspective of six young women coming of age, taking the audience from their first Beehive dance to the challenges we faced as a nation—with miniskirts, transistor radios and flower power serving up sweet nostalgia. raleighlittletheatre.com

8/13
CHRIS STAPLETON
We know what we’ll be listening to this summer—Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton as he takes the stage at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre as part of his All American Roadshow tour. Pour yourself a Tennessee whiskey and Uber over for a night of great music. walnutcreekamphitheatre.com

8/13
THEATER RETURNS @ MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCES
Lemme upgrade ya! The refurbed WRAL 3D Theater at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences reopens Aug. 13—raising the curtain with four fin-tactic and explosive shark and volcano shorts. Read more here. naturalsciences.org/3Dmovies

8/13–15
FAIZON LOVE
Don’t miss Faizon Love—of Gimbel’s manager (“Make work your favorite!” Elf), Big Worm (“Playing with my money is like playing with my emotions,” Friday) and plenty of other fan-fave films (and sitcoms) fame—as he brings the funny to Goodnights. goodnightscomedy.com

8/14 
IMAGINATION BALL
Marbles’ signature fundraiser is back in an effort to help give every child access to play. Bid from home or get tickets to the Watch Party (VIPs score pre-show cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a post-show dance party). Do it for the kiddos! my.marbleskidsmuseum.org

8/15
CAM CONNECTIONS
Attend this new engagement-style dinner series aimed at creating interactions between artists and attendees. One-on-one interactions with artists sounds right up anyone’s alley, are we right? camraleigh.org

8/15 
SWITZERLAND
You don’t have to travel far to get to Swiss Alps, where you’ll find grand dame of crime lit Patricia Highsmith with a mad book collection—and sinister stack of guns and knives—taking solace in her cats and cigs when a stranger arrives. Head to Theatre in the Park for this Sunday matinee finale to find out what happens next. theatreinthepark.com

8/16
DEAD & COMPANY
Revived from the dead is band Dead & Company, consisting of former members of the Grateful Dead. Rock out and rock on. walnutcreekamphitheatre.com

8/17
BLACKBERRY SMOKE
Hailing from Atlanta, this rock band will be kicking off their Spirit of the South tour at Red Hat. redhatamphitheatre.com

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