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January

5 - 6 Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show - The excitement of an Intergalactic bead show comes in finding the perfect beads to create your unique jewelry design. But it is not just about the beads it is about seeing the new color selections, learning new techniques and making new friends with similar interests.
At the Intergalactic show you will find a spectacular array of precious and semi- precious gemstone beads, sterling silver, unique findings, fantastic freshwater pearls, beautiful hand blown glass beads, vintage beads, crystals, delicas and so much more.

All Intergalactic Bead shows are wholesale/retail. If purchasing wholesale please bring copies of your sales tax license. For more information and a $2 off admission coupon visit www.beadshows.com or call 888-729-6904. Join us for this limited time offer to find a unique selection of beautiful beads in one easy shopping location.

Address: Lighthouse Convention Center-Auditorium, 326 Tryon Rd Raleigh, NC 27603 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 888-729-6904 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ibs@beadshows.com
Web: www.beadshows.com
Fee: $5 Sat $4 Sun – 12 and under free

10 - 13 Boat Show - The Annual Raleigh Convention Center Boat Show.

Ph: (919)831-6011 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

11 - 13 Bass & Salt Water Fishing Expo - For 3 BIG DAYS the Bass & Saltwater Fishing Expo brings together the finest products and services the fishing industry has to offer. Each year over 100 local, regional and national companies showcase tackle, rods & reels, apparel, maps, charters, sunglasses, boats, motors, electronics, knives…well you get the picture. Everything to get you out on the water "Rigged & Ready" for the season. And just to make sure you make the most of your fishing trip….we’ve put together a top notch panel of national & regional pros to share their secrets on "When, Where and How" to have the best fishing trip possible. There’s only one thing these guys enjoy more than fishing….and that’s telling others how to! From Catfish to Cobia……Sunfish to Sailfish….this is show bring it all under one roof.

Hours: Fri 9am-7pm; Sat. 9am-7pm; Sun. 10am-5pm.

Address: NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 336-855-0208 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@ncboatshows.com
Web: www.bassandsaltwaterfishingexpo.com/
Fee: Fee

12 African American Cultural Celebration - Celebrate African American heritage at this exciting day of music and dance, storytelling, activities and demonstrations.

Address:
5 E. Edenton St.
, Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)807-7900 (Always call and confirm events)

12 - 13 Astronomy Days - A day of astronomical proportions featuring out-of-this-world presentations, a cosmic array of exhibits and displays, activities that send you into orbit. Sat(9am-5pm), Sun (12pm-5pm)

Address: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7450 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: museum@naturalsciences.org

16 - 18 Southern Farm Show - Exhibitors will be presenting and manufacturers will display and sell equipment.

Address: Scott/Graham/Dorton/Exposition
1025 Blue Ridge Road
, Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (800)849-0248 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

February

18 New Jack Swing Reunion Tour - This revival of the new jack swing features performers like Guy, BLACKstreet, Tony! Toni! Tone! and After 7.

Address: RBC Center
1400 Edwards Mill Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)834-4000 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: guestservices@rbccenter.com
Fee: Fee

26 - 28 Annual N.C. RV & Camping Show - The Carolina RV Camping Show features hundreds of national brands of RVs, over 75 exhibitors, informative seminars and various product demonstrations. Various times.

Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (804)425-6556 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Adults: $8; Children 7-12: $1; Children 6 and under: FREE

1 - 3 Carolina Power & Sailboat Show - The largest family boat show in Raleigh. Fri.12-9pm;Sat.,10am-8pm;Sun.,11am-5pm.

Address: Graham/Dorton/Exposition Center, 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (336)855-0208 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ncboatshow@aol.com
Fee: $3-$6

2 Chinese New Year - Address: Scott building, 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)677-8535 (Always call and confirm events)

8 - 10 Native American Indian Art Show -

Address: Holshouser building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (918)633-1032 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

March

15 - 17 Dixie Deer Classic - Deer Hunters Convention. This annual event offers the latest in hunting equipment from more than 200 vendors. Seminars, displays, trophy scoring, and archery competition. Hour: Fri., 4-9pm; Sat., 9am -7pm; Sun., 9am - 5pm

Address: Dorton, Graham, Exposition, 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)782-5333 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: brooksroberte@bellsouth.net
Fee: Fee

16 - 17 Exploring the Deep: Sharks 3D and Dive Expo - A film that offers audiences an astonishing up-close encounter with sharks, the lions and tigers of the ocean through the exhibit hall and then meet people who have come face to face with a great white and seen the beauty of the deep first hand. Free expo; regular IMAX prices apply. 3/3, 10am-8pm; 3/4, 10am-4pm

Address:
201 E. Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC 27601 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)834-4040 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

16 Japanese Doll Festival - Join us as we make kokeshi dolls to recognize this annual celebration. Ages 5 and up. Times: 11:30am-12:30pm, 3-4pm

Address: Exploris Museum
201 E. Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC 27601 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)834-4040 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

24 Blue Man Group: How to be a Megastar Tour -

Address: RBC Center
1400 Edwards Mill Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)834-4000 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: guestservices@rbccenter.com
Fee: Fee

28 - 3 NC International New Car Auto Expo -

Address: Graham building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)219-3903 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

28 - 3 NC Auto Expo - More than 160,000 SF show with new production models and concept cars and much more. Thurs.,12-9pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat., 9am-9pm; Sun., 9am-5pm

Address: Jim Graham building and Exposition Center
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)219-3903 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jmcgraw@ncautoexo.com
Fee: Fee

1 - 3 Spring Craft Fair - Large variety of handmade crafts, accessories, jewelry and much more!

Address:
1201 Agriculture Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Fee

2 - 3 India Fest - A Cultural Arts Showcase - Discover Indian cultural arts through dance, music, cultural cuisine, and traditional crafts in a Bazaar-style atmosphere in the magnificent Dorton Arena. Hours: Sat.,12-9pm;Sun.,1-6pm

Address: Dorton Arena, 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)271-8983 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@nuvyug.org

2 Reptile and Amphibian Day - Feature more than 50 exhibits, displays, presentations and activities highlighting reptiles and amphibians from around the world.

Address: 11 West Jones Street , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7450 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: museum@naturalsciences.org

8 - 10 Precious Gem and Mineral Show - Address: Scott building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
, Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)876-3434 (Always call and confirm events)

9 St. Patrick's Day: Celebrate Irish Dance, Music & Sport - Join dancers from Danny Tighe School of Irish Dance (DTSID) and musical group Kylebrack in our annual celebration of St. Patty's Day!

Address: 201 E. Hargett St. , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)834-4040 (Always call and confirm events)

12 Persian New Year Celebration - The Persian Charsanbeh-Souri is a fiesta of the last Wednesday of the Persian Year and is celebrated on the last Tuesday night of the year.

The event is sponsored by the Iranian Cultural Society of North Carolina.

Address: L. R. Harrill Center,1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 919-280-8256 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mathoenen@gmail.com
Web: www.icsnc.org
Fee: Free for members; public $2, students $1

15 Raleigh Blues Festival - The Raleigh Blues Festival will feature artists such as Clarence Carter, Marvin Sease, Theodis Ealey, Mel Waiters, Latimore, Shirley Brown, and the Bobby Blue Bland.

Address: Duke Energy Center, 2 East South Street , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 919-996-8700 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: guestservices@rbccenter.com
Web: www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

16 Women's Empowerment Expo 2007 - For an entire day women are dazzled with an amazing fashion show, a vendor pavilion, informative seminars, and unforgettable performances by national recording artists and celebrity autograph sessions. Keynote speaker is Natalie Cole.

Address: RBC Center
1400 Edwards Mill Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)834-4000 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: guestservices@rbccenter.com
Fee: Fee

16 - 17 North Carolina Renaissance Faire - Step back in time and history to the Medieval/Renaissance era and enjoy sweet, spring pleasures. Enjoy full contact jousting, swordfighting, Medieval arts and crafts, food, and games.

Address: Gate 8, 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (866)468-7630 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: donna@ncrenfaire.com
Fee: Fee

16 St. Patrick's Day Parade - The parade has over 3,500 marchers including floats, pipe and drum bands, horses, dancers and many recognizable mascots. The parade is a celebration for all ethnic groups and cultures.

Address: Moore Square, 214 E. Martin St. , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)846-9739 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@raleighstpats.org
Web: raleighstpats.org

22 - 24 The North Carolina Antiques Spring Show - Raleigh Antiques Show will showcase a wide range of products and services related to antiques sector from the leading exhibitors such as Victorian, oak, wicker and garden furniture, Americana, tinware, woodenware, ironware, textiles, Oriental rugs, pottery, fine China and glassware, jewelry, period clothing, linens, books, clocks, dolls, toys, advertising. The approximate number of exhibitors that will exhibit at this event is over 125. The frequency of Raleigh Antiques Show is 3 times a year. This antiques show has been running since 1979.

Held in the Exposition Center. Fri & Sat,10am-6pm;Sun,11am-5pm.

Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)781-9048 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: antiqueshow@womansclubofraleigh.org
Fee: $7

April

22 Moonlight Madness - A part of the Renaissance Faire celebration. $6-$12

Address: Village of Yesteryear/Heritage Village Area ,1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (866)468-7630 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: FairQueen1@aol.com
Fee: Fee

23 - 24 North Carolina Renaissance Faire (Tartan Day) - Step back in time and history to the Medieval/Renaissance era and enjoy sweet, spring pleasures. Enjoy full contact jousting, swordfighting, Medieval arts and crafts, food, and games.

Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)755-8004 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: donna@ncrenfaire.com

24 Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show - Meet the Triangle's Top Wedding Experts at the Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show. The Marriott Crabtree Valley in Raleigh NC will host the Triangle's most intimate and elegant wedding event! One lucky bride to be will win a romantic honeymoon. First 100 brides to arrive will receive a Free CD Bridal Name Change Kit ($30 value). Pre-register at http://raleigh-durham.perfectweddingguide.com/events/bridal-shows/4867/.

Address: Marriott Crabtree Valley, 4500 Marriott Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 336-676-9631 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: raleigh@pwg.com
Web: www.BridalShowNC.com
Fee: $5 online, $7 at the door

27 Tryon Palace's Fife and Drum Corps Performance - Middle and high school-aged musicians will bring a little colonial flavor to downtown Raleigh as they march on Union Square in authentic Revolutionary costume while playing period music.

Address: South Plaza (Morgan St. side)
1 E. Edenton St.
Raleigh, NC 27601 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-4994 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: state.capitol@ncmail.net
Fee: Fee

30 - 31 North Carolina Renaissance Faire - Step back in time and history to the Medieval/Renaissance era and enjoy sweet, spring pleasures. Enjoy full contact jousting, swordfighting, Medieval arts and crafts, food, and games.

Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)755-8004 (Always call and confirm events)

5 - 7 Spring Herbs Days - Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Free

6 Lebanese Festival - A Celebration of Lebanese Culture & Cuisine featuring music, entertainment, arts and craft items and other cultural exhibits.

Address: City Plaza, 400 Fayetteville St , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)851-5187 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: tlacnc.org/event/2017-lebanese-festival/
Fee: Free

6 Turkish Children's Day Celebration - Enjoy playing Turkish games, meeting Sivas Kangal puppies (Turkish dogs), having your coffee grounds read and seeing beautiful arts and crafts from this country.

Address: Exploris Museum
201 E. Hargett St.
, Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)834-4040 (Always call and confirm events)

7 Southern Bridal Show and Expo - It?'s "One-Stop" shopping for all the vendors and services you'll need to make your wedding day as perfect as you've imagined.

Address: The Exposition Center, 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)873-1700 (Always call and confirm events)

13 Hispanic Family Day - A FREE fair for the entire family. Over 40 exhibitors, contests, raffles, live music.

Address: Holshouser building, 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)852-0075 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: hispanicevents@diamante.org

13 Run For Our Heroes 5k - The Inaugural Run For Our Heroes 5k Race will take place on Saturday in downtown Raleigh. This race is being held to honor the 8 Raleigh Police Officers that have been killed in the line of duty. In addition to the 5k race, we will have the McGruff the Crime Dog 100 yard Kids Dash for the younger runners. We will have a post race social after the race at Napper Tandy's and the Blue Martini with free food for race participants. All proceeds from these events will go to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Please visit our website.

Address: 200 Nash Square , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 919-369-6180 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: runforourheroes@aol.com
Web: www.runforourheroes.org
Fee: $20 entry fee up until April 11; $25 thereafter

17 Earth Day - Learn more about how you can help to protect our globe and its natural resources as you create Earth Day-inspired artwork. 11:30am-12:30pm, 3-4pm

Address: Exploris Museum, 201 E. Hargett St. , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)834-4040 (Always call and confirm events)

21 Easter Sunrise Service - A non-denominational service with musical performances on the east grounds of Union Square.

Address: Capitol grounds,1 E. Edenton St. , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-4994 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: state.capitol@ncmail.net

May

18 Strawberry Day - Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net

20 - 21 Dixie Gun & Knife Classic - Buy, sell or trade. Modern and antique firearms, knives, military surplus.

Address: Graham building, 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (910)846-2555 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: dixieguns@aol.com

20 - 21 The Carolina Reptile & Exotic Animal Show - All exotic pets, hoofstock, birds and reptiles at wholesale prices.

Address: Exposition Center, 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)495-3233 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@gilaproductions.com
Fee: Fee

26 Celtic Heritage Open Golf Tournament - Shot gun start at 9am.

Address:
3224 Auburn-Knightdale Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27610 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)755-8004 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

27 - 28 Carolina Kids Expo - Fun, interactive family event that draws whole families for a weekend of education and live entertainment.
Sat.,9am-5pm; Sun.,11am -4pm

Address: Jim Graham building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)821-7400 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

4 Cinco de Mayo Celebration - Enjoy Mariachi Band and Rodeo

Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)261-8550 (Always call and confirm events)

4 Wake Forest Garden Tour - Sat., May 19; 10 am - 4 pm, Sun., 12 pm to 4 pm

The tour features 10 garden of various sizes and highlights how gardeners turn the challenges posed by their yards into opportunities.

Address:
9400 Sauls Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27603 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)831-6060 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

4 WPTF Weekend Gardener Show - Herb plants, crafts, growing info and more! Free admission.

Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net

11 Mask Festivals in Africa - Enjoy a performance of African dance and music, and try on an African mask as we celebrate cultures of one of the earth?s largest continents!

Address: Exploris Museum
201 E. Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC 27601 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)834-4040 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

27 Memorial Day Observance - A military encampment representing three centuries of American military tradition and wreath laying ceremony in honor of North Carolinians who served during times of war.

Address: Veterans' Monument, 1 E. Edenton St. , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-4994 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: state.capitol@ncmail.net

June

18 - 19 Old North State Antique Gun and Military Show - Arms & memorabilia of the Civil War, Indian Wars, WWI, WWII, etc. Exhibited, bought, sold and traded. Sat,9am-5pm;Sun, 10am-4:30pm

Address: Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (704)282-1339 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

18 - 19 The NBC 17 Health & Fitness Expo - This public event is designed to help families with activities, ideas combined with important health and medical information to help our communities get fit.

Address: Jim Graham building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (410)956-1290 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

18 Crawfish Day - Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Free

23 Blueberry Day - Free blueberry dessert samples, recipes and much more! Free admission.

Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Free

25 - 26 Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show - Saturday & Sunday
10am - 5pm

Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Shows has one of the largest bead shows in the state. Exhibitors from around the nation will display a spectacular array of precious and semi- precious gemstone beads, sterling silver, unique findings, fantastic freshwater pearls, beautiful hand blown glass beads, vintage beads, crystals, delicas and so much more.

All Intergalactic shows are wholesale/ retail. If purchasing wholesale please bring copies of your sales tax license. For more information and a $2 off admission coupon visit www.beadshows.com or call 888-729-6904.

Address: Lighthouse Convention Center~ Auditorium/ 326 Tryon Road, Raleigh, NC 27603 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 888-729-6904 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 678-924-0819
Email: angela.couch@beadshows.com
Web: www.beadshows.com
Fee: Saturday: $5.00, Sunday: $4.00, Children 12 & Under: Free

31 - 2 Gem & Jewelry Show - Dealers will offer a variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads for show and sale

Address: Scott building, 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (941)954-0202 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: frankcox@comcast.net
Fee: Fee

1 - 2 The Raleigh Antiques Festival 2007 - Silver, jewelry, art glass, pottery, textiles, fine art and collectibles of all era at affordable prices. Sat.,9am-6pm, Su.,11am-5pm

Address: Exposition Center
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (757)430-4735 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: dpromotions@aol.com
Fee: Fee

1 Swedish Midsummer's Eve Festival - Midsummer?s Eve is the celebration of the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and is one of the most popular festivals in Sweden.

Address: Exploris Museum
201 E. Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC 27601 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)834-4040 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

8 Inti-Raymi Festival of the Sun - Enjoy a performance of Peruvian dance, try on clothes from Peru and explore Peruvian culture and language!

Address: Exploris Museum
201 E. Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC 27601 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)834-4040 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

15 NC Symphony Summerfest: Andrew Lloyd Weber -

Address: Walnut Creek
3801 Rock Quarry Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27620 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)831-6400 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

July

4 Market Festival - Free watermelon slices, and free ears of corn. Corn shucking, corn eating, and farm animal sound contests, Great prizes, lots of fun for the entire family. Free admission.

Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Free

30 Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show - The Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show will be held Sunday, July 8, 2012 at the Embassy Suites Brier Creek. Pre-register at www.bridalshownc.com to receive $2 off the $7 admission!

Address: Embassy Suites Brier Creek, 8001 Arco Corporate Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27617 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 336-676-9631 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: raleigh@pwg.com
Web: www.bridalshownc.com
Fee: $7.00

4 July 4th Celebration at the N.C. State Fairgrounds - Exhibits, games, rides, and fireworks. Fireworks at 9:15pm
(Raindate): July 5th

Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 919-831-6640 (Always call and confirm events)

4 July 4th Celebration - Experience the 2d Marine Aircraft Wing Jazz Combo as they perform a variety of American music. Create a patriotic craft to take home, have a play picnic and more!

Address: Exploris Museum, 201 E. Hargett St. , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 919-834-4040 (Always call and confirm events)

4 State Capitol Independence Day Celebration - Spend this Fourth of July with the State Capitol. The Capitol is hosting a free, fun-filled family event that has become a Raleigh tradition. For the sixth year, a naturalization ceremony for new citizens will take place at noon on the Capitol's south grounds. After the ceremony, the traditional "Salute to Independence" will feature a reading of Thomas Jefferson's most noble achievement, "The Declaration of Independence."

Open from noon to 6 p.m., the event will offer a variety of musical performances, carriage rides and several fun, hands-on activities for children. Enjoy sack races, try your hand at quill writing, pie the redcoat or dress up like a Revolutionary era citizen. Visitors can listen to patriotic tunes performed by the Raleigh Concert Band or share a story reading. The Capitol building will be open and available for touring.

Address: Capitol grounds,1 E. Edenton St. , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 919-733-4994 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: state.capitol@ncmail.net
Web: www.ncstatecapitol.org/

11 Peach Day - Free peach dessert samples and recipes. Free admission.

Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Free

August

24 History ? la Carte: The Sport of Kings (and Peasants): Horse Racing in North Carolina, 1700-1942 - Once home to some of America?s finest stables and best jockeys, North Carolina has a rich ?equine past.? Hear about the history of horse racing and the sport?s early development in our state.

Address: NC Museum of History
5 E. Edenton St.
Raleigh, NC 27601 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)807-7900 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

25 Watermelon Day - Free watermelon slices, recipes, watermelon eating contest, a visit from the Watermelon Queen, and much more! Free admission.

Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Free

27 - 28 Gun & Knife Show - Guns, knives,clothing,archery supplies, jewelry,parts,and coins will be available.

Address: Jim Graham building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
, Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (910)846-2555 (Always call and confirm events)

29 Projekt Revolution Tour 2007 -

Address: Walnut Creek
3801 Rock Quarry Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27620 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)834-4000 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

3 - 4 Body Mind Spirit Expo -

Address: Scott building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (541)482-3722 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

4 Southern Bridal Show & Expo - Meet over 150 Triangle wedding experts who will awe and inspire you.

Address: Jim Graham building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)873-1700 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

16 - 18 Carolina Fall Boat Show & Sale - The countdown is on for the longest running new product showcase AND inventory reduction sale in the state. More than a dozen marine dealers representing over 65 manufacturers! Models on display at incredible pricing….PLUS… Big Discounts on just delivered new models. It's the ONLY Multi-Dealer Fall Sales Event in the Triangle this year. CLIMB ABOARD & Don't Forget The Family!

Address: Jim Graham building,1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (336)855-0208 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.carolinafallboatshow.com/

September

23 - 25 Carolina Christmas Show - Held in the Jim Graham building.

Address:
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (800)232-4936 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

24 - 25 La Fiesta del Pueblo - Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, El Pueblo presents the largest Latin American festival in the Carolinas. Sat. 12-8pm; Sun. 12-6pm

Address: Holshouser building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
, Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)835-1525 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: elpueblo@elpueblo.org

30 - 1 Grecian Festival - Featuring authentic traditional Greek foods, music, dance and gift items.

Address: Exposition Center
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)859-9715 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

30 Grape Day - Free grape dessert samples, free recipes, and much more. Free admission.

Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Free

31 BugFest! - Join BugFest! 2007 as the biggest and most popular "buggy" event returns with an expanded line-up of exhibits, live bands, activities and eye-popping presentations.

Address:
11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7450 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: museum@naturalsciences.org
Fee: Fee

1 Mexican Independence Day Celebration - Mexican Independence Day Celebration

Festival Fiestas Patrias (Independencia-Mexico) Mexican Rodeo, music featuring several popular Hispanic bands. Event Hours: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission:Age 13 and up Early Bird Admission $10 from 11 am - 1 pm; 2 pm - 10 pm $20 -
all children age 12 and under admitted FREE.

www.quirozentertainment.com.

Rand Grandstand
910-618-9005
miguelmex23@yahoo.com

Address: Rand GrandstandRaleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 910-618-9005 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.quirozentertainment.com
Fee: Fee 12 and under

5 Sweet Potato Day - Free sweet potato dessert smaples, recipes and much more! Free admission.

Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Free

7 - 8 Old North State Antique Gun and Military Show - Arms $ memmorabilia of the Civil War, Indian Wars, WWI, WWII, etc. Exhibited, bought, sold and traded.

Address: Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (704)282-1339 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

12 Apple Day - Free apple dessert samples, recipes and more. Free admission.

Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Free

14 North Indian Classical Santoor & Vocal Concert - This concert is very unique as it involves collaboration between two outstanding artists. One is an instrumentalist Santoor) and the other is a vocalist.

Address: Fletcher Opera Theater
2 East South Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)831-6060 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

October

19 Great Pumpkin Contest - Pumpkin decorating contest, largest pumpkin contest, and much more! Free admission.

Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Free

21 - 22 Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show - Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Shows is the largest bead show in the state. Exhibitors from around the nation will display a spectacular array of precious and semi- precious gemstone beads, sterling silver, unique findings, fantastic freshwater pearls, beautiful hand blown glass beads, vintage beads, crystals, delicas and so much more.

All Intergalactic shows are wholesale/ retail. If purchasing wholesale please bring copies of your sales tax license. For more information and a $2 off admission coupon visit www.beadshows.com or call 888-729-6904.

Address: Lighthouse Convention Center~ Auditorium 326 Tryon Road, Raleigh, NC 27603 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 888-729-6904 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 678-924-0819
Email: angela.couch@beadshows.com
Web: www.beadshows.com
Fee: Saturday: $5.00, Sunday: $4.00, Children 12 & Under: Free

21 WPTF Weekend Gardener Show - Herb plants, growing information and more! Free admission.

Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net

22 Celebrate NC Wines - The event will feature tastings from a number of North Carolina wineries, demonstrations of wine and food pairings, heavy hors-d?oeuvres, live music and a silent auction. Presented by the NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Address: JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Rd. , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)515-3132 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: autumn_keck@ncsu.edu

17 - 27 North Carolina State Fair - The largest event in the state, the Fair features concerts, games, rides, side shows, food and other family-friendly entertainment.

Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)821-7400 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ncstatefair.org

18 - 20 International Festival of Raleigh - A key Raleigh celebration, the International Festival offers 3 days of international dance, food and cultural exhibits. Over 50 different groups from around the world participate to showcase their cuisine, traditional dance and customs. Join us for an entertaining, informative and delicious event!

Address: Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury Street Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 919-832-4331 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: internationalfoc@bellsouth.net
Web: www.internationalfestival.org
Fee: $7.00

24 - 25 The A to Z's of HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules - Overview:

This session is designed to provide intensive, two-day training in HIPAA compliance, including what's new in the regulations, what's changed recently, and what needs to be addressed for compliance by covered entities and business associates.
Audits and enforcement will be explained, as well as privacy and security breaches and how to prevent them. Numerous references and sample documents will be provided.
Course Outline:
Day 1 – Agenda
Lecture 1: Overview of HIPAA Regulations
• The Origins and Purposes of HIPAA
• Privacy Rule History and Objectives
• Security Rule History and Objectives
• Breach Notification Requirements, Benefits, and Results
Lecture 2: HIPAA Privacy Rule Principles, Policies and Procedures
• Patient Rights under HIPAA
• Limitations on Uses and Disclosures
• Required Policies and Procedures
• Training and Documentation Requirements
Lecture 3: Recent and Proposed Changes to the HIPAA Rules
• New Penalty Structure
• New HIPAA Audit Program
• New Patient Rights
• New Obligations for Business Associates
Lecture 4: HIPAA Security Rule Principles
• General Rules and Flexibility Provisions
• The Role of Risk Analysis
• Security Safeguards
• Training and Documentation
Day 2 – Agenda
Lecture 5: HIPAA Security Policies and Procedures and Audits
• HIPAA Security Policy Framework
• Sample Security Policy Content
• Recommended Level of Detail for Policies and Procedures
• The New HIPAA Compliance Audit Protocol
Lecture 6: Risk Analysis for Security and Meaningful Use
• Principles of Risk Analysis for Information Security
• Information Security Management Process
• Risk Analysis Methods
• Risk Analysis Example
Lecture 7: Risk Mitigation and Compliance Remediation
• Typical Security Risks
• Social Media, Texting, e-mail, and Privacy
• Dealing with Portable Devices and Remote Access
• Compliance Planning
Lecture 8: Documentation, Training, Drills and Self-Audits
• How to Organize and Use Documentation to Your Advantage
• Training Methods and Compliance Improvement
• Conducting Drills in Incident Response
• Using the HIPAA Audit Protocol for Documentation and Self-Auditing
Who Will Benefit:
• Information Security Officers
• Risk Managers
• Compliance Officers
• Privacy Officers
• Health Information Managers
• Information Technology Managers
• Medical Office Managers
• Chief Financial Officers
• Systems Managers
• Legal Counsel
• Operations Directors
About Speaker:
Jim Sheldon-Dean Jim Sheldon-Dean is the founder and director of compliance services at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, and a Vermont-based consulting firm. His firm has been providing information privacy and security regulatory compliance services to healthcare firms and businesses throughout the Northeast and nationally since its establishment in1982.

Lewis Creek provides a variety of advisory, training, assessment, policy development, project management and mitigation services. Its impressive clientele is drawn from among a number of health care providers, businesses, universities, small and large hospitals, urban and rural mental health and social service agencies, health insurance plans and health care business associates.

Mr. Sheldon-Dean has nearly 30 years of experience in policy analysis and implementation, business process analysis, information systems and software development.
DATE, VENUE & PRICE:
Location: Raleigh, NC | October 30th & 31st, 2014 | 9 AM to 6 PM PST
VENUE: WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON
Price: $1,295.00 (Seminar for One Delegate)
Register now and save $200. (Early Bird)
Until August 15, Early Bird Price: $1,295.00
From August 16 to September 23, Regular Price: $1,495.00
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November

18 Colossal Collard Day - Free collard samples, recipes and much more! Free admission.

Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Free

20 City of Oaks Marathon - Begins around RBC Center/Fairgrounds through downtown, back through Umstead Park, and finish near RBC Center/Fairgrounds. More info to come.

Address:
1400 Edwards Mill Rd.
, Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)861-2300 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: guestservices@rbccenter.com

25 - 27 Fall Craft Fair - Variety of handmade crafts, great gift ideas. Free admission.

Address:
1201 Agriculture Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Fee

1 Pecan Day - Free pecan dessert samples, recipes and much more! Free admission.

Address: 1201 Agriculture Drive , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Free

8 - 10 Carolina Designer Crafts Fair - At this fair guild members showcase their best work. Hours: Fri., 6-9pm; Sat.,10am-6pm; Sun.,11am-5pm. $6-$8

Address: Exposition Center
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)460-1551 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

8 - 10 Christmas Carousel Holiday Festival - More than 250 artists and craftspeople exhibit one-of-a-kind handcrafted items and Christmas gifts. Fri. & Sat.: 9am-7pm; Sun.:11am-5pm

Address: Jim Graham building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (336)855-0208 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

15 - 22NC0346022e298 - Raleigh Raleigh Gingerbread House Competition - Celebrate the Christmas season with the delightful holiday houses of the Raleigh Gingerbread House Competition. Put your artistic skills to work with an entry, or enjoy a stroll through the festive competition display.

The 2009 Raleigh Gingerbread House Competition display of houses is a free event open to the public for viewing from November 27, 2009 through January 3, 2010, from 9AM - 5PM at Alta Oakridge Retirement Community.

For directions and more information see website.

Address: 10810 Sandy Oak Lane: off Durant Rd. btw Falls of Neuse and Capital (not on GPS or Google- new street) , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 919-848-2088 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: altaoakridge@bellpartnersinc.com
Web: www.RaleighGingerbreadHouses.com
Fee: Free

December

16 - 17 "A Camelot Christmas" - A winter festival of merriment, joy, song, entertainment and the most unique gifts of the season.

Address: Kerr Scott Building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)755-8004 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: donna@ncrenfaire.com
Fee: Fee

23 - 24 Camelot Christmas - A winter festival of merriment, joy, song, entertainment & the most unique gifts of the season.

Address: Kerr Scott Building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)755-8004 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

23 WPTF Weekend Gardener Show - Address:
1201 Agriculture Drive
, Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)733-7417 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: monica.wood@ncmail.net
Fee: Fee

30NC0346022e305 - Raleigh Scandinavian Christmas Fair - Scanfair - The Scandinavian Christmas Fair in Raleigh, NC, is a celebration of the rich traditions of the Nordic countries: Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. This old-world celebration is certain to get you into the spirit of the season! It attracts people and families of all nationalities who want to experience the magic of Christmas in Scandinavia. For many it has become an annual holiday tradition. At the Julmarknad you can enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of Scandinavia: homemade Scandinavian food, live Nordic entertainment all day, craft items and imports for sale, a spectacular Lucia Procession and more! 10am-5pm.

Address: Holshouser Building, NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd. , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: 919-824-2335 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@scanfair.org
Web: scanfair.org/
Fee: $7 Adults -- Children under 13 free

11 - 15 Irving Berlin's: White Christmas - This musical gem follows the comedic adventures of army buddies Bob Wallace and Phil Davis whose romantic pursuit of a duo of singing sisters leads them to a Vermont inn for the holidays.

Address: Memorial Auditorium
2 East South Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 , Raleigh, North Carolina
Ph: (919)831-6060 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

Attractions and Upcoming Events


City of Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department

The City of Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department has 19 community centers, 8 swimming pools, 108 tennis courts (including 23 at Millbrook Exchange Park), 61 softball fields (including 9 at Walnut Creek Softball Complex), 4 lakes and approximately 40 miles of greenway trails. Call 890-3285

Raleigh, NC Businesses



Lake Wheeler Metropolitan Park

A highly popular metropolitan lake park (650-acre lake and 150 acres of park with land buffer)

Raleigh, NC Lakes

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