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18 Things to Do in Raleigh This Week, Sept. 16–22

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9/16
LADIES NIGHT ON WHITE

Calling all the ladies! Enjoy some much-needed R&R with your gal pals while strolling through Downtown Wake Forest for sales, specials and giveaways from local businesses. ladiesnightonwhite.com

9/16
RALEIGH NIGHT MARKET

Raleigh Night Market’s biggest market yet packs over 100 local vendors into both Moore Square and City Market—with DRA’s Jazz in the Square, live music, axe throwing, lawn games, food trucks and more happening at the same time—for what’s sure to be an outstanding night. raleighnightmarket.com

9/16-19
ARNEZ J

Watch an up-and-coming comedian run the stage—quite literally—at Improv this weekend. improv.com

9/17
DIERKS BENTLEY: BEERS ON ME TOUR 2021

“Say you do” to a night of pure country at Walnut Creek. walnutcreekamphitheatre.com

9/17
MOVIES WITH GOATS

It just goat serious. Head baaa-ck to Spring Haven Farm for movies with goats. You’re welcome. springhaven.farm

9/17–18
BREWGALOO

Roll Downtown for two brew-filled days at the country’s second-largest (yes, you read that right) craft beer fest—also voted back-to-back No. 1 Best Beer Fest in America by USA Today. Craft beer (from 110 craft breweries around NC!), food trucks, local vendors and live music collide for one buzzy event. shoplocalraleigh.org 

9/17–19
SOUTHERN IDEAL HOME SHOW

Not much is more iconic Raleigh and ideally Southern than this. See you at the NC State Fairgrounds. raleighfairgroundshomeandgardenshow.com


9/17–10/3
THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN

Both heartfelt and comedic, Raleigh Little Theatre’s The Velocity of Autumn by Eric Coble takes the stage at Cantey V. Sutton Theatre. raleighlittletheatre.org

9/18
CAROLINA CLASSIC 2021

Let’s get right to the pointe. Dance on over to Raleigh’s regional dance event for a performance sure to keep you on your toes. carolinadance.com

9/18
COSMECON

Cosmetics, skincare, wellness and fashion—oh, my! All things beauty—inside and out—are happening at Belk Crabtree this weekend. cosmecon2021.com

9/18
NC STATE VS. FURMAN

Head to Carter-Finley Stadium for Ag Day and Parents & Families weekend as NC State fights Furman for the W. gopack.com

9/18
OUTLAW MUSIC FESTIVAL

Willie Nelson and friends are on the road again with a star-packed lineup pit-stopping at Walnut Creek. outlawmusicfestival2021.com

9/18, ongoing
RALEIGH DOWNTOWN TASTING TOUR

Taste your way through Downtown Raleigh on (most) Saturdays—stretchy pants recommended. tastecarolina.com

9/18
SOLA HOT MINI 5K

For the eighth year running, Sola Coffee Cafe’s Hot Mini 5K is calling for racers to raise funds in the fight against ALS (last year’s seventh annual remote race saw nearly 1,000 participants raise $94,000. Rock on!). Then, once you raise all the dollars to beat ALS and dash across the finish line, make sure to treat yourself to some hot minis—because you deserve it. Can’t race? Please donate. Read out full store here; solacoffee.com

9/18
YAPPY HOUR

Want the latest on the Dix Park Dog Park? Chat with park planners and sip on a cold one this Saturday. dixpark.org

9/21 
VITA VITE BOOK CLUB

National bestselling book Hamnet is making local waves as Vita Vite’s book club choice for the month. vitaviteraleigh.com

9/22
BIG THIEF

Presented by the NCMA and Cat’s Cradle, Big Thief, an indie rock band with hauntingly beautiful melodies and bare-bones lyrics, will grace our presence and our ears at the North Carolina Museum of Art. ncartmuseum.org

9/22
CAPITAL CITY BIKEFEST 2021

Wheel on over to Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson for a three-day family-friendly fest filled with spectacular stunt shows, live music, axe throwing, food trucks and more. facebook.com/capitalcitybikefest

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