November 2022, Issue II
Nighttime crowd gathers around 40-foot-tall Christmas Tree in the middle of the North Hills shopping district. Santa cheers as the tree has just been lit.
The Biggest Holiday Events in Raleigh, N.C.
The most wonderful time of the year is here! Save the dates for these favorite holiday light displays, ballet performances, shopping pop-ups and more in the Raleigh area. READ MORE
A Guide to the Raleigh Christmas Parade
A City of Raleigh firetruck cruises down Hillsborough St. in Raleigh, with firefighters and town officials hanging off the side waving to the crowd that is lining the street for the Raleigh Christmas Parade
One of Raleigh's best—and biggest—annual traditions, the ABC11 Raleigh Christmas Parade takes over downtown Raleigh on Nov. 19 (and we've got the details on why it takes place before Thanksgiving)! GET DETAILS
THE RINK Opens Nov. 19 in Downtown Raleigh
A drone photo of THE RINK at Red Hat Amphitheater, a large ice skating rink in downtown Raleigh filled with 50 or so skaters and more people hanging out by firepits and heaters outside of the rink
This wintry village in the heart of downtown Raleigh features an ice skating rink, fire pits, snack bar, games, photo opportunities and more! PLAN YOUR VISIT
Walter Magazine: 5 Hotels That Offer a Taste of Raleigh
The dining room at The Casso, filled with modern furnishings and a mix of warm and cool tones. A bar, square tables and booths are available.
In downtown Raleigh, these hotels offer the best of the City of Oaks—fantastic food, fun and more—within easy walking distance. READ ARTICLE
PineCone Reveals 2023 Down Home Concert Series
Five-person bluegrass band, a mix of women and men,  lined up center stage at an indoor theater
PineCone just unveiled the lineup for the 2023 Down Home Concert Series that kicks off in January—The Steel Wheels, Sierra Hull, The Kruger Brothers, The Wailin' Jennys and more are on the schedule! SEE EVENTS
Dreamville Festival Returns: April 1-2, 2023
Two Black women in their early 20s pose for a selfie inside of a massive, colorful tent at Dreamville Festival at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh
The third edition of rapper J. Cole's Dreamville Festival—a two-day affair at Raleigh's Dorothea Dix Park—will return to Raleigh in the spring! Fans can sign up now for a special pre-sale ticket announcement soon. GET DETAILS
Metallic-looking logo with letters FNCS for the Fortnite Championship Series
FNCS Invitational 2022, Nov. 12-13

For the first time since 2019, official in-person Fortnite events return with the FNCS Invitational 2022 at the Raleigh Convention Center. DETAILS
Artist Lauren stands in front of easel and a view of the Raleigh skyline while talking and teaching a table of workshop students how to watercolor an iconic Raleigh scene
Brush the Skyline: Watercolor and Brews Workshop, Nov. 17

Good views, great brews and your own canvas masterpiece! Join Raleigh artist Lauren Blackwell for this art and beer event at Wye Hill Kitchen & Brewing. DETAILS
Greg Whitt—a white man approximately 50 years old, wearing a plaid shirt, vest and cap—holds up a tasting cup of coffee with his tour participants at a downtown Raleigh coffee shop
Downtown Raleigh Coffee Stroll, Nov. 19

Join Greg Whitt—coffee lover, longtime Raleighite and award-winning arts-educator—for a tasty tour of downtown Raleigh coffee shops. DETAILS
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