Raleigh, N.C. — Rock band Journey comes to Raleigh, and there are several other free, local concerts going on this week.
It's Memorial Day, and there are several ceremonies happening today, including observances at Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh, the State Capitol downtown and Freedom Memorial Park in Fayetteville.
Courtyard Movie Night returns at Sitti, and tonight is special. Along with a screening of the 1971 version of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," they will be serving a special cocoa-themed dinner with local chocolate maker Escazu. Call 919-239-4070 for reservations.
Critically acclaimed musician Marcus Anderson plays Koka Booth Amphitheatre as part of the Hob Nob Jazz Series. Tickets are $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free.
Rock band Journey plays Walnut Creek Amphitheater tonight. Tickets start at $36.
Popular concert series Oak City 7 kicks off this evening with a performance from the Atlanta Rhythm Section. In addition to the concert, there will be food trucks, local beer and an after-party at Deep South.
Mama Mia! begins its weekend-long run at DPAC tonight at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $40.
For more fun events every day, take a look at our Best Bets calendar. On Thursday, we'll be back with our recommendations for the weekend!