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Jan 31 - Feb 17

Love in the Times of the Day - Carolina Ballet

Fletcher Opera Theater
Fletcher Opera Theater
Love in the Times of the Day - Carolina Ballet
Jan 31 - Feb 17
January 31 - 8:00 PM
February 1 - 8:00 PM
February 2 - 2:00 PM
February 2 - 8:00 PM
February 3 - 2:00 PM
February 9 - 2:00 PM
February 9 - 8:00 PM
February 10 - 2:00 PM
February 16 - 2:00 PM
February 16 - 8:00 PM
February 17 - 2:00 PM
Love in the Times of the Day - Carolina Ballet

Robert Weiss presents a new ballet based on paintings by Czech artist, Alfonse Mucha. Weiss came across the series of paintings while visiting an art gallery in Prague and was inspired to bring them to life through ballet. Working with a specially commissioned score by J. Mark Scearce, composed expressly for renowned pianist, William Wolfram, this is a ballet for lovers just in time for Valentine’s Day. The program will also feature Time Gallery, Weiss’ collaboration with Pulitzer prize-winning New York based composer, Paul Moravec.

Feb 12 - Feb 17

Mamma Mia! - North Carolina Theatre

Memorial Auditorium
Memorial Auditorium
Mamma Mia!
Feb 12-17
February 12 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
February 13 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
February 14 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
February 15 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
February 16 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
February 16 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
February 17 - 2:00 PM | Doors 1:00 PM
February 17 - 7:30 PM | Doors 6:30 PM
Mamma Mia!

The ultimate feel-good show! A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! The story-telling magic of ABBA;s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make a guaranteed smash. Featuring hits “Dancing Queen,” “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!,” “Take a Chance on Me” and many more!

Feb 14 - Feb 17

YMCA NC Youth Leadership Conference

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
Feb 14-17

YMCA Youth & Government prepares teens for moral and political leadership through training in the theory and practice of developing public policy.

Teens can join Youth & Government through a Youth & Government club at their high school throughout the state of North Carolina. Teens write bills, then debate them in a model legislature complete with delegates, judges and members of the press at the statewide conference held in February in downtown Raleigh, N.C.

The possibilities for leadership and self-discovery are endless.

- YMCA of the Triangle

Feb 15 - Feb 17

Raleigh Spring Home Show

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
Feb 15-17


Make your home your own; turn any room from drab to fab with inspiration from three Designer Rooms curated by The Design Haüs. Tour a living room, bedroom, and dining room fully furnished with today's top interior trends.

The three designer showrooms are located at the end of aisle 100. While you're there, enter to win a $500 gift card to The Design Haüs.


Gain new, usable space and enter to win the Great Garage Giveaway! The Triangle’s leading garage design experts come together to organize and outfit one of the biggest spaces in your home—and they’re giving away a dream garage! Take back your cluttered garage and turn it into the envy of the neighborhood. 


Our Fresh Ideas Design Stage will feature presentations from your favorite home improvement and design experts including celebrities from hit design shows, the hottest DIY blogs, and local home and garden pros! 

Click here for our lineup of celebrities and experts speaking at the spring 2019 show! The design stage is located at the end of Aisle 1300.


Whether you’re dreaming of a warm, woodsy feel or a tropical paradise for your backyard, RB Landscaping’s custom outdoor living designs are sure to inspire your next project! From cozy outdoor fireplaces and built-in hot tubs to island-inspired cabanas and the latest in backyard building materials, RB Landscaping always brings their best and brightest ideas to life at the show. Don’t miss their featured display in Aisle 100!


Luxury Living Scapes Inc. is Raleigh's premier award winning NC Licensed Landscape Contractor specializing in residential and commercial landscaping services such as Outdoor Living design and installation of custom outdoor features such as patios, walkways, walls, fireplaces, fire-pits, kitchens, cabanas, pergolas, water features, pools and more. Visitors will enjoy their amazing Outdoor Living Oasis in aisle 1300 of the show! 


Our Touch of Home Market was back and bigger than ever with even more home design, decor & accessories from nearly 30 local businesses!

Shop handmade items and more near the front of aisle 100 of the show!


Friday, February 15th, 2019, is Hero Day! We invite Active & Retired Military, First Responders, and Teachers to attend the show free of charge with valid ID at the box office. For your service and sacrifice, we thank you.


Federal Government Workers receive FREEadmission all days of the show with valid Federal ID at the box office!

- Downtown Raleigh Home Show

Feb 25

Special Events Community Engagement Meeting

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
February 25, 2019 | Monday

Join us at the Special Events Community Engagement Meeting to discuss several events taking place in Downtown Raleigh during the upcoming Spring and Summer seasons. This meeting will consist of a moderated discussion where event organizers will provide an overview of their event, with a focus on why the event is good for the City as a whole, how they engage with the public, and who the community can contact should questions arise. These presentations will be followed by a Q&A opportunity for the audience to gather more information, while helping event organizers understand what they can do to make their event a success for all involved parties. 

The following events that take place in downtown Raleigh will have a representative in attendance to present:

  • Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival 3/16/19
  • Glenwood South St. Patrick’s Day Festival 3/16/19
  • Milk Bar 3rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party 3/16/19
  • St. Paddy’s 4 Miler 3/23/19
  • Dreamville Fest 4/6/19
  • Lebanese Festival 4/13/19
  • Brewgaloo 4/26/19 – 4/27/19
  • Out! Raleigh 5/4/19
  • Fallen Firefighters Parade 5/4/19
  • Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo 5/5/19 – 10/6/19
  • Thrive NC 5/9/19 – 5/10/19
  • Marbles Bike Rodeo on the Roll with RPD Bike Patrol 5/11/19
  • Artsplosure 5/18/19 – 5/19/19
  • International Food Festival 6/8/19

Location: Raleigh Convention Center, Conference Room 302 C 

- City of Raleigh Special Events Office

Raleigh Convention Center
Feb 25-27

The CED Tech Conference

As the premier event for technology entrepreneurs in the Southeast, the CED Tech Conference attracts 800+ attendees including trailblazing entrepreneurs, investors, corporate leaders, and industry visionaries from across the nation to the Raleigh Convention Center in North Carolina, recently ranked the #1 Best State for Business (Forbes). Now in its 34th year, the two-day event will be held February 25-26, 2019 with a mission to showcase entrepreneurial companies and connect them with partners, investors, and other organizations to accelerate business growth. Hosted by the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, the annual CED Tech Conference features:

  • Live on-stage company presentations from 25+ entrepreneurs from early to growth stage
  • Demo Room showcasing the Southeast's hottest tech companies
  • 75+ investment funds attending from across the U.S. - venture capital to corporate to angels
  • Game-changing thought leadership from speakers and expert panels - Meet the Speakers & Co-chairs
  • Multiple high-level networking opportunities including an evening reception
  • NEW One-on-one meeting scheduling platform to communicate with other attendees
  • For Entrepreneurs Only: exclusive Tuesday morning session including Investor Reverse Pitches - Hear direct from investors about each fund's investment criteria (back by popular demand!)

We are excited to partner with our headline sponsor, Carolina Fintech Hub, to bring you an unforgettable experience! Whether you are head down running your company or actively seeking funding, the CED Tech Conference is the can't-miss gathering of NC's vibrant entrepreneurial community. 


The CED Life Science Conference

Entrepreneurial Companies in the Life Science sector in the Triangle are developing innovations that will:

  • deliver cures and treatments to patients
  • deliver efficiency and precision to the healthcare and agriculture industries
  • deliver a better tomorrow

The CED Life Science Conference will showcase these innovators while connecting them to investors, partners, and clients to accelerate business growth.

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is hosting the 29th Annual Life Science Conference on February 26-27, 2019 in Raleigh, NC. As the premier life science event in the Southeast, the conference attracts 800+ attendees including entrepreneurs, investors, corporate leaders, and industry visionaries from across the nation. This highly-anticipated gathering of the Life Science community boasts a first-class agenda featuring game-changing thought leadership from keynote speakers and expert panels, showcases the most exciting and innovative NC-based life science companies, and connects these companies to a diverse group of venture capital and corporate investors through high-value networking opportunities including one-on-one partnering software.

Feb 26 - Feb 28

Techtextil North America

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
Feb 26-28

Techtextil North America is the Western Hemisphere's premier event for the ever-growing technical textiles and nonwovens industry. We strive to bring together all aspects of the industry - from research and development, through raw materials, conversion, treatment and application.


What you can expect at Techtextil North America 2019

Innovation: Utilizing partnerships with academic programs, research institutions and industry associations, Techtextil North America has cultivated an environment that encourages innovation through the sharing of ideas and collaboration among industry leaders.

New business: With 150+ exhibiting companies, international media outlets and pavilions representing top contributors to the global textile industry, both visitors and exhibitors alike gain unparalleled exposure to new business opportunities and potential partnerships.

Diverse product groups: The product groups at Techtextil North America represent the entire value-added chain in the technical textiles and nonwovens sectors.

Education: Expand your expertise and gain a competitive edge through educational sessions led by industry experts.

- Techtexil

Mar 1

34th Annual American Heart Ball

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
March 1, 2019 | Friday

Heart Ball supporters will help us to connect, innovate, influence and invest in advancing our efforts to change health outcomes as they relate to heart disease and stroke.

Heart Ball celebrates these efforts to build a foundation of health in our community and ensure everyone lives a longer healthier life. The evening festivities will include dinner, an opportunity to Open Your Heart and further support the mission and an exciting live auction.

- American Heart Association Heart Ball