Raleigh, N.C. — There won't be a dull moment in the Triangle this week with so many fun events going on!
Esperanza Spalding, joined by long-time collaborators Leo Genovese and Lyndon Rochelle, plays Carolina Theatre in Durham. Tickets start at $37.
La Volta in downtown Raleigh hosts a fundraiser Monday evening. A special four-course prix fixe dinner will be served and 25 percent of the proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
There are two special dinner opportunities happening Tuesday evening.
Cameron Bar and Grill is putting on a five-course pig dinner - each course features a different part of the pig and is paired with Aviator Brewing Company beers. Tickets are $49.
The Washington Duke Inn is kicking off their Fall Wine Dinner Series with Stewart Cellars, showcasing wines from Napa Valley and the Russian River Valley in California. Tickets are $59-$79.
The Phantom of the Opera opens at DPAC Wednesday night. The show runs through Sunday, Oct. 19, with matinee and evening performances. Tickets start at $45.
Celebrity bartending is back at Zinda with a fundraiser Wednesday evening for the Tammy Lynn Center. Local celeb bartenders include WRAL-TV anchor Debra Morgan and MIX 101.5's Vanna Fox.
Two festivals begin Thursday in the Triangle.
The Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival in Pittsboro features four days of music, dance, art and education. More than 60 bands will perform on four stages during the festival.
TerraVita Food & Wine Festival in Chapel Hill kicks off three days of foodie heaven with the Southern Harvest Dinner, a collaborative feast focusing on locally and regionally sourced products.
On stage, the Carolina Ballet presents 'Dracula' and 'The Masque of the Red Death' at Fletcher Opera Theatre. The production features unique choreography and original music in an intimate setting. Tickets start at $30.14.
Grammy Award-winning artists Zac Brown Band play Walnut Creek Amphitheater Thursday night. Tickets start at $32.
For more fun events every day, take a look at our Best Bets Calendar. We'll be back on Thursday with our weekend Best Bets!