15 Things to Do in Raleigh This Week, April 25–May 1

Through 4/28
Gatsby’s Prohibition Party

Ready for a ~roaring~ good time? Transport yourself to a different set of 20s and meet F. Scott Fitzgerald’s characters in the flesh (wink, wink). You don’t have to be old to sport your best old-fashioned attire. Let’s get flapping! theatreraleigh.com

Through 4/28

Dance your way to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium for Piano Concerto No. 2., an evocative and elegant performance with live music compliments of The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle. carolinaballet.com

Opening 4/25
Diamond Days: The History of Baseball in Raleigh

Take me out to… the City of Raleigh Museum to celebrate local baseball history—from great teams to players to parks. And don’t forget to load up on Cracker Jacks for fun events like autograph days, a party to watch the MLB All-Star Game, and a re-creation of an old-timey baseball game. Let’s hear it for America’s pastime! cityofraleighmuseum.org

Judah & the Lion

Roar on over to Walnut Creek for a folksy night with an acclaimed Nashville-based band. Ready, set, take it all back! judahandthelion.com

Sensory 101

Calling all aspiring sommeliers! Learn how to smell and taste wines like the pros via this fun and informative workshop in which you’ll get schooled on grape aromas/flavors, wine production and more. How grape is that?! vitishouse.com


Brewing up once again is NC’s largest craft-beer fest spanning Fayetteville Street with 110+ NC craft breweries, local food trucks, vendors and bands. Hop to it—and keep tasting local! shoplocalraleigh.org

Canes Watch Party

We’ve got our eyes on the Stanley Cup—so join fellow Caniacs for an official watch party and family-friendly fest in DTR feat. brews, a massive TV and a Stormy meet-and-greet to ring in the playoff game. #CauseChaos! @carolinaalehouse

Cook’s Mill Whiskey Dinner

It’s all whiskey business when sipping at Angus Barn for an exclusive event showcasing whiskey-based cocktails (natch) and a special menu compliments of executive chef Jordan Scott. eventbrite.com

Ladies Day Out

Forget GNO, and partake in a ladies day out to unwind amid the beautiful environs at The Manor House as you embrace your inner social butterfly and peruse a lineup of vendors while grazing the snack/bev table—with all proceeds benefiting Franklin County Food Bank. eventbrite.com

Music at the Museum 

Listen up as a handful of NC artists take the stage and celebrate the wide-spanning musical tastes of our state. ncartmuseum.org

NC Courage vs. Seattle Reign

Courage takes a kick against their opponents’ reign. nccourage.com

Taj Farrant

Enjoy the musical makings of this guitarist from down under who has made a name for himself across the globe. therialto.com

Oakwood Garden Tour

Buzz on over for the 35th annual self-guided stroll throughout Oakwood’s fab gardens—and finish your outdoor day with iced tea and confections. Grow on over! downtownraleigh.org

Rooftop Yoga

Have any flex time in your schedule? Squeeze in an elevated Zen sesh on the Willard rooftop! Namaste. thewillardraleigh.com

Corinne Fisher

Sorry (not sorry) about last night—and the anti-slut shaming antics of this spicy sillywoman. goodnightscomedy.com

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