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19 Things to Do in Raleigh This Week, March 31–April 6

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It’s a festival-filled weekend in Raleigh thanks to Dreamville and Tacos ‘N Taps (!)—plus lots more to do around town this week.

Corey Holcomb

“If you understand English, Corey’s humor will tickle your funny bone.” Head to Raleigh Improv for three nights of hilarity. improv.com

One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show

NC Central University’s theater department is putting on Don Evans’ One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show, a satirical comedy about life—and a splash of moral chaos—set in the 70s that’s sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. nccu.edu 

Henry Rollins

It’s been an interesting past few years—to say the least—and from them, Henry Rollins has some great stories to tell via his Good to See You 2022 Tour. dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

Shakey Graves Was Here

Austin, Texas-bred Americana musician Shakey Graves was “built to roam” the stage at The Ritz during his 2022 concert tour. Rock on. livenation.com

Downtown Raleigh Scavenger Hunt

Discover some of Raleigh’s hidden gems through this DTR treasure hunt in partnership with Downtown Raleigh Alliance. Follow themed clues, solve puzzles and crack codes while navigating locally owned retail shops in order to find and unlock the treasure chest for a grand prize. May the odds be ever in your favor… eventbrite.com

First Friday

Celebrate the first Friday of April by immersing yourself in Raleigh’s art and music scene—NTM enjoying discounts at local retailers and restaurants! You don’t want to miss it. downtownraleigh.org

Mike Epps

This is no April Fool’s joke. The Upshaws star—and one of the funniest comics on the circuit right now—will bend the boards at PNC for a night of nonstop laughs. pncarena.com

Tar Heel Gem & Mineral Club Annual Show

Rock on! But not in the way you might think… Tar Heel Gem & Mineral Club is having its annual show this weekend, where you can learn all about stones and even buy your own geode (!). ncagr.gov

The Dresser

Dress’er up and head to Theatre in the Park for a story about “the last of the great breed of actor/managers… and his faithful dresser.” theatreinthepark.com

Fairy Tales & Dragons

Quit drag-on your feet! Promising to set your heart on fire is this night of music and storytelling by NC Symphony—fairy tale costumes encouraged! ncsymphony.org

Glenwood South’s St. Baldrick’s

Shaving the way to conquer kids’ cancer, the Triangle area head-shaving events have scored $14.3 mill+ for the cause. Hey, a no hair day is always a good hair day. Do it for the kids! Or, if you’re attached to your locks, you can always donate. stbaldricks.org

PrideLife Expo

We love love! Connect with community while bolstering over 140 LGBTQ+-supporting orgs at the largest-ever LGBTQ+ expo in NC. pridelifeexpo.org

Tacos ’N Taps 

If you only eat tacos on days that end in Y, let’s taco ’bout your fillings—at Koka Booth while you take down tacos, taps and tequila (natch), plus mariachi bands and more. NTM a hot pepper-eating contest… if you can handle the heat. cary.tacosntaps.com

Dreamville Festival

It was all a dream… come true, as J. Cole’s Dreamville Fest is back—this time with two days (!) of music, arts, food and culture at Dix Park. dreamvillefest.com

NCMA Exhibit Duo

Leaving no footprint—yet impactful—are these environment-focused exhibits. So whether you’re into Fault Lines or what is To Be Rather Than to Seem, the NCMA has you covered. ncartmuseum.org

4/2, 4/9, 4/16
Midtown’s Winter Market at North Hills

Skip the line at the grocery store and head to Midtown’s Winter Market instead for fresh produce and other fun foods—from duck eggs and chicken to turnips and spinach, this market will have everything you need to fill your pantry. visitnorthhills.com

Rush Hour Race-A-Cop night

Race a cop without getting arrested. That’s right. Join Rush Hour Karting for its wheely great third-annual Race-a-Cop night, where you can race the po-po for a chance to win 100 free races. rhkfun.com

The Wedding Veil

“Say yes” to an afternoon with author Kristy Woodson Harvey as she celebrates her new novel, The Wedding Veil, a story about love, heirlooms and the Vanderbilts. Tickets include a signed book! quailridgebooks.com 

4/4, ongoing
Yoga in the Park

Yoganna love this: warm weather, yoga and friends—that’s what’s up(ward dog). Can we get an oom? dixpark.org

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