19 Things to Do in Raleigh This Week, April 27–May 3


Get baked via the tunes of this chill American stoner metal band formed in the ’90s. Stay mellow. thepourhousemusichall.com

Orpheus and Eurydice 

Don’t greek out… or do! Observe this ancient legend exploring attraction, love and ancient mythology in the form of a full-length ballet performance and moving music. It’s sure to raise the barre. carolinaballet.com

4/27, monthly
Music on the Lawn

Suns out, sounds outside (!). Sprawl out for live music on the lawn and enjoy drinks, food trucks and lawn games at Heights House. Summertime and the livin’ is easy… heightshousenc.com

National Superhero Day

“Hey, we’re superheroes. What can happen?” Channel your inner Incredible via Boxcar’s National Superhero Day soiree feat. a costume contest, themed cocktails, comic books, beats and more. How super! facebook.com

Chicago Raleigh Improv Festival 

Prepare to LOL. Back and better than ever are improv comedy teams hailing from Raleigh and the Windy City to keep the sillies going all weekend long. comedyworx.com

Spring Garden Party

Are you a succa for spring? Celebrate the fab fair weather with a stroll in the garden feat. amazing art displays, walks and talks with the experts—and bring home a plant baby or two from the greenhouse. Here comes the sun… flowers! jlbg.org

Climate Change Event

There’s no planet B. … View PBS NC’s Planting Piedmont Grasslands Helps Fight Climate Change and learn about ecosystems native to NC. Ready to show some love to your mother (Earth)? dorotheadixpark.org

Hayley Kiyoko: The Panorama Tour

Nab your spot to see this acclaimed pop star singin’ her sophomore album. #GirlPower. @ritzraleigh

Raulston Blooms! And Plant Sale

If you’re a big bloomer, here’s the dirt: Grow on over to this event feat. outdoor activities, plant sales (find over 250 types!), vendors, speakers and more. It’ll be a nature play day all the way. jcra.ncsu.edu

Ruben Studdard & Clay Aiken

We’re absolutely Aiken for this concert collab of two powerhouse vocalists bringing their voices together for an epic night for all. … Thanks again, American Idol (!). boothamphitheatre.com

Tobacco Road Relay

If you have a case of the runs, slip on your sneakers and take a light 26.2 foray into the forest. See ya at the finish line?! tobaccoroadrelay.com

Lawn Art With Neighbors

Can we get three cheers for community creativity?! Join some neighbors and display any kind of art on your lawn for the ultimate grassroots experience. lawnraleigh.com 

Hops vs. Grapes

For a grape time, belly up for this multicourse dinner with each plate served with a beer and wine pairing (!). After you down your fare and the good libations, votes will be collected to determine the best pairing. Hop to it! plateskitchen.com

Oakwood & Friends

Guest chefs Josh Finger and Maggie McConnel are teaming up for a seven-course meal of contemporary American eats with a wine pairing for each patron. Dig in! crawfordandsonrestaurant.com

Triangle Small Business Week

Show some big love by shopping small and celebrating the slew of businesses that add personality, growth and strength to our community. #ShopLocal trianglesmallbusinessweek.com 

Kenny Gilbert x Ricky Moore Cookbook Dinner

What’s cookin’, good lookin’? Get hooked on this event at Saltbox Seafood Joint feat. Ricky Moore and chef Kenny Gilbert to celebrate the chef’s new cookbook, Southern Cooking, Global Flavors. Bon appetit! eventbrite.com

Eat the World Week

Calling all adventurous eaters! Travel the world via your taste buds and nosh down on some of the fab international fare found in Downtown Raleigh’s diverse food scene. downtownraleigh.org

“Exploring Color: Introducing New Vibrant Works of Cassie Adams

Well, color us intrigued. Experience the aura of Cassie Adams’ artwork—consisting of a one-of-a-kind combo of detailed photographs and digital handmade drawings made with a lineup of mediums: pencil, marker, pastel and oil crayon. We’re totally blended by the light. galleryc.net

5/3, weekly
Wellness Wednesdays

Put “Fitness” by Lizzo in the queue. Work up a sweat via a slew of fitness classes catering to different interests, ages and body types for just $5 a class. Let’s cardi-go! visitnorthhills.com

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