27 Things to Do in Raleigh This Week, Oct. 20–26

Through 11/14
Movers for Mutts campaign

For our furry friends who have it a little ruff, Two Men and a Truck will be partnering with the Animal Protection Society of Durham and local businesses for an ongoing campaign to gather essential items for the rescue. Sounds like a great o-paw-turnity for animal lovers to help! apsofdurham.org

CreativeMornings 10-Year Anniversary Bash

A big cheers to local creatives! CreativeMornings is celebrating 10 years of inspiration with beats, beers and bites from businesses around the city at The Factory in DTR. Here’s to another decade! creativemornings.com

Raleigh Fashion Fest at Fenton

Get ready to shop til you drop! Raleigh Is Growing’s fab event will feature local fashion, food and shopping, with proceeds going toward The Women’s Center! So fetch. fentonnc.com

An Evening With Jonathan Scales Fourchestra With Guest Maj Deeka

Jonathan Scales, one of the most innovative steel pannists on the planet, and Maj Deeka, a high-octane quartet, are bringing the jams and good vibes to Transfer Co. Ballroom. transfercofoodhall.com

Chris D’Elia

“Follow the leader” to Duke Energy Center for what’s sure to be a hilarious night of comedy. dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

Hippo Campus

“Why even try” to resist a night of good music and good vibes with Hippo Campus at The Ritz. livenation.com

Mumford Restoration: Celebrating 40 Years of Restoring Antiques, History & Family Memories

Hey, history buffs. This trusted local furniture restoration shop is celebrating 40 years of repairing precious pieces and heirlooms—plus wholesome family memories. Join in on a night of “fun, facts and food!” mumfordrestoration.com

Campbell Law School Bike Ride

Looking for a wheelie good way to spend your Saturday? For the 4th year rolling, Campbell Law School is hosting a fundraising bike ride to support student-run pro bono projects. Choose from a 10- or 12-mile family ride, or a 40- to 50-mile ride or a virtual option. Let’s ride! calendar.campbell.edu

Chocolates and Trains Walking Tour

Walktober is in full swing! Lace up your tennis shoes and stroll through Raleigh Union Station while sipping on a drink from Black and White Coffee as you experience Raleigh’s only train station (!) and learn a thing or two about trains and architecture. All aboard! raleighnc.gov

Raleigh ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk 2022

Run—or walk (dealer’s choice!)—to help end prostate cancer. We’ve got zero tolerance for that. zerocancer.org

We the Roses

Introducing Raleigh’s newest art and music festival! Taking place at House of Art, this first annual celebration will showcase Raleigh’s local musical talent, as well as feature 10 food trucks and 47 vendors. Eat, drink and jam out! houseofartnc.com

Yoga at Altered State

Will bend for beer. Roll out your mat at Altered State Brewing Company for an hourlong vinyasa flow followed by a brew. Namaste, indeed! alteredstatebrewing.com

The Surprising Story of the Three Little Pigs

This little piggy went to the market, this little piggy stayed home… and this little piggy got mixed up in two other classic fairy tales, The Three Billy Goats Gruff and Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Will they have their happily ever after? raleighlittletheatre.org

Official Halloween Bar Crawl

Don your spookiest, sexiest or funniest Halloween costume and trick or treat yo’self to a spooky fun bar crawl through DTR featuring discounted themed drinks and food specials at five-plus venues. Tricks or it didn’t happen! barcrawllive.com

Diwali Celebration

Celebrate Diwali, an Indian festival of lights, via Cheeni’s first-ever Diwali celebration complete with free henna, a DJ, colorful ’fits and good food. Make sure you don your dancing shoes and show up on an empty stomach! cheeniraleigh.com

Fall 2022 DTRaleigh Photo Walk

Walk, talk and photograph the block during this group photography outing. Say cheese! meetup.com

FigMINT Farms Dinner

Fall for Mediterranean eats during Sassool’s first FigMINT Farms Dinner, which will feature a cocktail hour, apps, outdoor games, performances and a plated dinner. Talk about farm to table! sassool.com

Sunday Supper With (ish) Delicatessen

Sundays are for big suppers. … Join chef Matt Fern of DTR’s tasty delicatessen for a five-course dinner “inspired by your favorite New York deli.” So del… ish. trophybrewing.com

Your First Mud Run

Got dirt? Register for fun and—ahem, exercise—for the whole fam where you literally must get down and dirty. Sweat? Check. Post-run shower? Yes, please. See you on the course! yourfirstmudrun.com

PineCone Bluegrass Jam

There’s no need to be blue when you’re circle jammin’, aka getting in a circle with other musicians while playing tunes and testing vocals. Be sure to tune in! transfercofoodhall.com

Pop-Up Wine Dinner

Fenton’s new Italian resto Colletta will be welcoming Queen of Wines’ Italian Ambassador Greg Hedrick for a pop-up wine dinner, complete with Italian wine representing several regions paired with chef Oscar Gnapi’s handmade pastas, signature C.A.B. meatballs and more delish dishes. Book your rez and get ready to be wined and dined. collettarestaurant.com

Blue Man Group

“Still blue. The rest is new.” Join Blue Man Group on their North American tour for a night of drums, creativity and quirky comedy. dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

Candles & Corks

Get lit and get your crafting on with this handmade candle workshop by Usu Company Candles at Vita Vite. So in-scents (!). vitaviteraleigh.com

Connect + Create: Halloween Masks

Boo, Felicia! Channel your inner Hallo-queen and create a cute or creepy mask that’ll be absolutely eerie-sistible. dixpark.org

Taste Tour of the Mediterranean: Italy

Ciao, bella! Join chef Saif Rahman and crew for Vidrio’s monthly Taste Tour of the Mediterranean dinner, this month spotlighting Italian cuisine. From marinated apps to gnocchi, tuna crudo with prosciutto, cannolis and more. vidrioraleigh.com

The Art of Recovery

Join Healing Transitions for its second annual fundraising event with the goal of “breaking the stigma of addiction with the power of art.” Local vendors will provide the visions of hope, a performance by NC Theater will offer a movement of hope, local food trucks will serve a taste of hope, and more. healing-transitions.org

Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812

With its spunky score and adventurous storytelling, this award-winning electropop opera based on a scandalous slice of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace is sure to be a hit. theatreraleigh.secure.force.com

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