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14 Things to Do in Raleigh This Week, Nov. 11–17

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From rooftop yoga (!) at the new The Willard bar and lounge at AC Hotel Raleigh Downtown to art exhibits and more, there’s plenty of fun things to do in Raleigh this week.

11/11
ARTS ON THE HILL

Dix Park is strengthening community ties by showing off gifted filmmakers and poets in the Triangle at its Arts on the Hill series. dixpark.org

11/12
21MARBLES

It’s time for the adults to release their inner child and have their own night of fun at Marbles. Those 21 and up are invited to play in the museum, enjoy themed activities and adult bevvies, and dance the night away with a DJ. marbleskidsmuseum.org 

11/12–12/16
COLLECTING MOMENTS EXHIBITION

Gain some perspective via this three-person exhibition at Charlotte Russell Contemporary presenting work inspired by everyday life, architecture and the surrounding landscape. charlotterussellcontemporary.com

11/13
BOUNDLESS AT CAMERON ART MUSEUM

Artist Stephen Hayes is uncovering local history and addressing race and racism with the first figurative sculpture in NC to honor the U.S. colored troops—to be unveiled this Saturday. cameronartmuseum.org

11/13
COLORED PENCILS WITH SHELBY SCATTERGOOD

As part of the NCMA’s Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau Visionary exhibit, Scattergood (whose work is highly reflective of Mucha’s) will host a virtual 90-minute demo in her own studio to teach basic colored-pencil drawing techniques such as pencil strokes, blending, highlighting and shadow. Color us intrigued. ncartmuseum.org

11/13
MYRA’S ANGELS FOUNDATION VIRTUAL 5K AND 10K RUN/WALK FUNDRAISER

Spread your wings by taking a walk—or run, if you’re into that—to benefit Myra’s Angel Foundation, a nonprofit org that provides homeless or foster children access to essentials via a bag of love. myrasangels.org 

11/13
ROOFTOP YOGA AT THE WILLARD

Bend and stretch against a backdrop of the Raleigh skyline with this outdoor yoga flow sesh on the rooftop terrace of the recently opened The Willard bar and lounge—then namaste for a drink after, naturally. thewillardraleigh.com

11/13–14, weekly
THE RALEIGH MARKET

Boasting “the best flea in NC,” The Raleigh Market specializes in old and new alike with vibrant antiques and local handcrafted goods—all up for grabs every Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. theraleighmarket.com

11/14
ARDBEG PRESENTS MONSTERS OF SMOKE TOUR

Sláinte! Ardbeg, the “ultimate single malt scotch whisky” from the Scottish Isle of Islay is being featured at Dram & Draught for its Monsters of Smoke Tour. Enjoy tastings, giveaways, photo ops and an Ardbeg featured cocktail. dramanddraught.com

11/14
COREPOWER YOGA

Free and feel-good yoga is on deck this Sunday as CorePower Yoga hosts a free class at the NCMA greenspace, all for the sake of providing warm meals to those in need via nonprofit Operation Turkey. So strengthening your core–and your core values. A win-win. corepoweryoga.com

11/14
NORTH CAROLINA OPERA: FIDELIO

Experience storytelling, freedom and justice—quite literally—with this politically powerful opera, presented by the NC Opera House featuring works by Beethoven. dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

11/16
GRATITUDE & BUBBLES

Feeling bubbly? Sip on Killjoy’s Gratitude & Bubbles Heartbreakers Club event. Heartbreakers can love the wine they’re with (aka attend) for free; Non-Heartbreakers can grab a ticket for $25—or you can always join the club to get in on all the fun on the regular. killjoy.com

11/17
STAND UP: A COMEDY EXPERIENCE 

We all could use a good belly laugh. Good thing small-town boy Winston Hodges is stirring up big boy—and girl—laughs at Transfer Co. Food Hall this week. transfercofoodhall.com

11/17
STARGAZING AT THE WILLARD ROOFTOP

Meteor shower alert! Watch it live—along with views of a full moon—on The Willard rooftop. thewillardraleigh.com

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