14 Things to Do in Raleigh This Week, June 27–July 3

Through 6/30
Henry V

Power can go to your head. … Embark on a thrilling tale following themes of nationalism, war and power, and courage via a Shakespearean masterpiece sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. theatreinthepark.com

LGBTQIA + Pro Sports Panel

Sports ball is life. Have a ball with the Panthers’ Justine Lindsay, the first openly transgender cheerleader in the NFL; NC Courage’s Kaleigh Kurtz; and NCFC’s Collin Martin at Maywood Hall & Garden. raleighpridenc.com

Midtown Beach Music Series

BYO chill vibes and leis—and beach chair or towel—to soak up the sun and tunes from The Embers feat. Craig Woolard out on the Midtown Park lawn for the last Beach Music of the year. BRB, we’re on coastal time! visitnorthhills.com

Pink Flamingos

Who will be named the filthiest people alive? Cheer on (?) Divine and her misfit family as they exercise extremely poor taste in this ’70s cult classic. therialto.com

Biscuits & Bangers

Fair warning: Biscuits are not included at this funktastic DJ/violinist performance feat. such bangers as Karmic Phoenix, Mike Lew and Dogface—but you can bet the beats will deliver (!). kingsraleigh.com

Creative Mornings x Raleigh Pride

Now how’s this for a creativity-filled morning. Local Chinese-American visual artist and health equity researcher Isabel Lu is speaking on her journey as a creative who wears two hats at the NCMA. raleighpridenc.com

Rafi Bastos

Tall, funny and with a Dracula accent (really), this trailblazing Jewish-Brazilian comedian is bringing his quick wit and observational humor to the City of Oaks. goodnightscomedy.com

Awful Movie Club – Pride Edition

The gays are reclaiming I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (“sorry, Sandler, it’s Pride Month!”). Join Newt Work for this special-edition showing at Hartwell in a live RiffTrax-style show where participation is highly encouraged. Say I do! facebook.com

Men’s Health and Wellness Fair

Healthy body 🤝 happy body. Stay fit and fab with free haircuts, health screenings and snacks from Chick-fil-A at The Bar Ber Shop. thebarbershopnc.com

Food Truck Rodeo 

It’s sure to be the Wild West on Fayetteville Street as a herd of food truck vendors ride into DTR to flaunt mouthwatering fare and bevs galore. Let’s roll. shoplocalraleigh.org

Bubbles + Brunch

What’s brunch without bubbles? (Erm, breakfast?!) Kick off your weekend with a three-course Italian feast paired with sparkling wines from Berlucchi, the premier bubbles producer in Franciacorta. Cheers! cuccioloraleigh.com

2024 North Carolina’s Funniest – Preliminary Round

Laugh it up during the last night of the preliminary round of NC’s Funniest Person Competition—as voted by audience members. Read: Your giggles could be the deciding vote! goodnightscomedy.com 

Ajja Market

Good vibes: found. Cool off with cold drinks while sampling snacks and shopping from local vendors as live music serenades the market. @ajjaeats 

Pete Davidson

All hail the king of Staten Island! The SNL Alum is returning for another stint of silliness at Martin Marietta Center for Performing Arts. Get ready to giggle. martinmariettacenter.com

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