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Nov 8 - Nov 17

Having Our Say - North Carolina Theatre

Fletcher Opera Theater
Fletcher Opera Theater
Having our Say
Nov 8-17
November 8 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
November 9 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
November 9 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
November 10 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
November 10 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
November 12 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
November 13 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
November 14 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
November 15 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
November 16 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
November 16 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
November 17 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
November 17 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
Having our Say

Trailblazers, activists, sisters, and best friends Sadie and Bessie Delany ‚Äď both over 100 years old ‚Äď take audiences on an inspiring and entertaining journey as they recount the triumphant stories of their lives, from growing up in Raleigh, North Carolina as the daughters of a former slave, to integrating a New York suburb during the Harlem Renaissance. This Tony Award-nominated adaptation of the real-life sisters' memoirs is a funny and heartfelt family drama you won‚Äôt want to miss.¬†

Nov 13 - Nov 17

Junior League of Raleigh A Shopping SPREE

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
Nov 13-17

A Shopping SPREE! ‚Äď a Raleigh tradition for over 30 years ‚Äď is considered the area‚Äôs premier and most original shopping event.¬† This annual four-day shopping fundraiser, held at the¬†Raleigh Convention Center, showcases regional and national exhibitors for shoppers seeking the latest in fashion and home decor trends, unique gifts and holiday merchandise. This is a juried event ensuring a well-balanced selection of products and quality merchandise. Proceeds from¬†A Shopping SPREE!¬†help support the Junior League of Raleigh‚Äôs Center for Community Leadership and community projects, particularly in the League‚Äôs focus area of promising youth.

- Junior League of Raleigh
 

Meymandi Concert Hall
New World Symphony
Nov 15-16
November 15 - 8:00 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
November 16 - 8:00 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
New World Symphony

André de Ridder, conductor

The universal popularity of DvoŇô√°k‚Äôs ‚ÄúNew World‚ÄĚ Symphony lies in the perfection of its expressive melodies, feeling immediately familiar and stirring a sense of nostalgia. Similarly, Bart√≥k‚Äôs Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta is so masterfully constructed that every note seems inevitable, start to finish.

Nov 16

2019 North Carolina Awards

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
November 16, 2019 | Saturday

Established by the General Assembly in 1961, the North Carolina Award is the highest civilian honor given by the state. Presented annually since 1964, the award recognizes significant contributions to the state and nation in the fields of fine art, literature, public service and science. Though given by the governor, the award is administered by our agency.

Since its inception, more than 250 notable men and women have been honored by the state of North Carolina. Past recipients include William Friday, Romare Bearden, James Taylor, Gertrude Elion, John Hope Franklin, David Brinkley, Maya Angelou, Billy Graham and Branford Marsalis.

- North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

Nov 17

North Carolina Bridal & Wedding Expo

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
November 17, 2019 | Sunday

At the #1 bridal & wedding services expo, you’ll find everything you need to have the perfect wedding day! Whether you envision a formal black-tie affair or a casual barefoot ceremony on the beach, our carefully selected experts are ready to offer advice in creating timeless memories for your perfect wedding.

- NC Bridal and Wedding Expo

Nov 18

All Access Wake County

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
November 18, 2019 | Monday

Accessibility Awareness and Training for Wake County Hospitality Partners

All Access Wake County is a day-long, accessibility awareness and training day for staff of area hospitality partners (hotels, restaurants, retailers, attractions and suppliers such as transportation providers) on Nov. 18, 2019, from 9am-2:30pm at Raleigh Convention Center.

- Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

Nov 19

2019 Women > A Force in Business

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
November 19, 2019 | Tuesday

In 2018, more than 800 professionals gathered in Raleigh to help women rise. This year, we expect our largest audience ever at Women > A Force in Business,  the state’s premier conference for professional women and their advocates. This one-day event promotes leadership development, advocacy, mentorship and personal wellness for women in the workplace, as well as their male peers. 

- North Carolina Chamber of Commerce

Nov 19

Lydia Salett Dudley with Jazz Xpressions

Fletcher Opera Theater
Fletcher Opera Theater
Jazz Xpressions
November 19, 2019 | Tuesday
7:00 PM
Jazz Xpressions

Holiday’s Enrapture is a celebration of Jazz and its influence on Soul, R&B, Gospel and traditional Holiday music. This performance will feature North Carolina’s national recording jazz musician and vocalist Lydia Salett Dudley with her band Jazz Xpressions. Lydia will perform music from her new holiday CD, This is Christmas. There will also be performances by Special Guests of Lydia’s. This performance will be an exclusive one night engagement to rejoice and celebrate an amazing expression of music.  

WNCU 90.7FM Jazz Station and the HBCU Advocate are both proud sponsors of this event.

Nov 21

NC Tech Awards 2019

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
November 21, 2019 | Thursday

North Carolina is at the top of almost every list as a hot spot for tech and the NC Tech Awards is dedicated to celebrating the best and brightest in the state’s Tech Sector and beyond. It’s an evening of engagement and celebration where we recognize North Carolina organizations, innovations and individuals for their achievement in technology. This event, the only statewide tech awards gala, includes a reception, dinner and awards ceremony.

- North Carolina Tech Association

Memorial Auditorium
A Tribute to the Masters
Nov 21-24
November 21 - 8:00 PM | Doors 7:00 PM
November 22 - 8:00 PM | Doors 7:00 PM
November 23 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
November 23 - 8:00 PM | Doors 7:00 PM
November 24 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
A Tribute to the Masters

The sheer elegance of Edgar Grieg‚Äôs Piano Concerto is paired with the premier of Robert Weiss‚Äô ballet to Beethoven‚Äôs beloved 7th Symphony, which Richard Wagner called ‚Äúthe apotheosis of dance.‚ÄĚ

Meymandi Concert Hall
Cirque de Noel
Nov 27-30
November 27 - 3:00 PM | Doors 1:30 PM
November 29 - 3:00 PM | Doors 1:30 PM
November 29 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:00 PM
November 30 - 3:00 PM | Doors 1:30 PM
Cirque de Noel

The circus meets the symphony! Stunning aerial feats, mind-boggling contortions, and jaw-dropping juggling acts will take your breath away‚ÄĒand with these awe-inspiring acrobatics accompanied by musical holiday favorites, this event is sure to fill you and your family with the wonder of the season. Come early to meet Santa in the lobby!

Nov 29 - Dec 24

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

Fletcher Opera Theater
Fletcher Opera Theater
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Nov 29 - Dec 24
November 29 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
November 29 - 5:00 PM | Doors 4:00 PM
November 30 - 11:00 AM | Doors 10:00 AM
November 30 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
December 1 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
December 6 - 6:30 PM | Doors 5:30 PM
December 7 - 11:00 AM | Doors 10:00 AM
December 7 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
December 8 - 11:00 AM | Doors 10:00 AM
December 8 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
December 13 - 6:30 PM | Doors 5:30 PM
December 14 - 11:00 AM | Doors 10:00 AM
December 14 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
December 14 - 5:00 PM | Doors 4:00 PM
December 15 - 11:00 AM | Doors 10:00 AM
December 15 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
December 15 - 5:00 PM | Doors 4:00 PM
December 20 - 6:30 PM | Doors 5:30 PM
December 21 - 11:00 AM | Doors 10:00 AM
December 21 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
December 21 - 5:00 PM | Doors 4:00 PM
December 22 - 11:00 AM | Doors 10:00 AM
December 22 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
December 22 - 5:00 PM | Doors 4:00 PM
December 23 - 11:00 AM | Doors 10:00 AM
December 23 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
December 24 - 11:00 AM | Doors 10:00 AM
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

The original television classic comes to life!

The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER¬†soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season.¬†¬†Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius¬† and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL.¬† It‚Äôs an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special.¬† Don‚Äôt miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us. Based on the animated television special ‚ÄúRudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer‚ÄĚ and the stage production directed and conceived by Jeff Frank and First Stage.¬† Script adaptation by Robert Penola.¬† Arrangements and orchestrations by Timothy Splain.

***If you are a teacher interested in bringing your class to one of our designated school performances listed below, please submit your request here- or contact group sales 919-996-8707 PAC.Group@raleighnc.gov

December 5th 10:30AM

December 11th 10:30AM

December 12th 10:30AM

December 19th 10:30AM

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Nov 30 - Dec 8

A Snow White Christmas

Memorial Auditorium
Memorial Auditorium
A Snow White Christmas
Nov 30 - Dec 8
November 30 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
November 30 - 7:00 PM | Doors 6:00 PM
December 1 - 11:00 AM | Doors 10:00 AM
December 3 - 7:00 PM | Doors 6:00 PM
December 4 - 7:00 PM | Doors 6:00 PM
December 5 - 7:00 PM | Doors 6:00 PM
December 6 - 7:00 PM | Doors 6:00 PM
December 7 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
December 7 - 7:00 PM | Doors 6:00 PM
December 8 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
December 8 - 7:00 PM | Doors 6:00 PM
A Snow White Christmas

Fun for the entire family, enjoy this wonderful, witty retelling of a classic fairy-tale. With a score consisting of well-known pop songs, follow Snow White and her Seven Dwarves as they try to save Christmas from her Wicked Aunt. This British Panto style performance will have you laughing in the aisles and singing from your seats.

Michael Campion of Netflix's Fuller House and Local Raleigh Area Kids join this star-filled cast! Campion joins previously announced Olivia Sanabia (Disney Channel’s Coop & Cami Ask the World, Amazon’s original series Just Add Magic) as Snow White, Grammy Award winning recording artist and actress Michelle Williams as The Wicked Queen, Jared Gertner (Broadway’s The Book of Mormon) as Muddles, Garrett Clayton (Teen Beach Movie, Teen Beach 2, Hairspray Live!) as The Huntsman, and Tony Award Winner Neil Patrick Harris as The On Screen Magic Mirror. 

***If you are a teacher interested in bringing your class to our designated school performance on December 5th at 11am, please submit your request here- or contact group sales 919-996-8707 PAC.Group@raleighnc.gov

A Snow White Christmas