Raleigh, N.C. — These fun events will help you get through the work week.
"Ex's and Oh's" singer Elle King will perform at The Ritz in Raleigh at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25.
Play some bluegrass music or just listen at the PineCone Bluegrass Jam at Busy Bee in Raleigh. The fun starts at 7 p.m.
Cameron Bar & Grill will host their 2nd Annual Great Pumpkin Dinner at 6:30 p.m. $59 tickets include a four-course dinner, and each dish and drink served has a pumpkin and bourbon twist. Limited tickets are available.
If you love to sing but are not ready to try karaoke, try the weekly PopUp Chorus event at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro. At each event, singers of all skill levels arrive and learn two familiar songs and sing them ad hoc with the help of funny and encouraging conductors. The event starts at 6 p.m.
Don't miss Monty Python's Spamalot, a musical lovingly ripped off from the classic comedy film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium all week. Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his King Knights of the Round Table, and organizers say it will have you rolling in the aisles. You can see the musical Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Support local artists and visit the weekly Open Mic Night at Deep South in downtown Raleigh.
Splurge a little and enjoy a Tasting Rome Feast at Il Palio. The dinner features a multi-course menu reminiscent of an intimate dinner one might enjoy on the cobblestone streets of Rome, and dishes will also reflect the local flavors and fare on North Carolina. Guests can enjoy a cocktail reception featuring passed appetizers at 6:30 p.m. before the meal.
There are lots of events for foodies this week! Another option is a Food Truck Dinner served on the Carolina Theatre of Durham's historic stage to celebrate their 90th anniversary. Three eclectic courses from American Meltdown, Pie Pushers and Chirba Chirba will be served, and guests will have access to an open bar serving craft beer and fine wine while enjoying live entertainment during dinner. Proceeds from the event will help support the venue.
Internet Summit is a digital strategies forum transforming the future of the digital commerce ecosystem. Catch it Wednesday and Thursday at the Raleigh Convention Center.
Catch Bar Plays 2.0 tonight and Thursday at Fortnight Brewing in Cary. A local theater group will perform several rehearsed skits around the natural brewery setting starting at 8 p.m. Admission will be by donation ($10 suggested) cash, and the skits are "rated" PG-13. Get there early both nights to enjoy food trucks and to order drinks before the show.
Enjoy a Stone Soup Supper at North Carolina State University's McKimmon Center from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The dinner, hosted by Urban Ministries of Wake County, is a pre-holiday festival featuring handmade artisan pottery and local chefs serving up their favorite soup recipes. Guests can enjoy delicious food while raising funds for the needy in our community.
Enjoy a Pig Pickin' & Networking event at the Raleigh Beer Garden from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The food is free, and all attendees will receive a complimentary drink ticket for a frosty cold beer.
Raleighwood has been hosting full-service dinner-and-a-movie nights for as long as we can remember, but now they're doing something new. Comedy Night at Raleighwood will help raise money for the Make A Wish Foundation. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. show are $10.
Holiday events are starting to pop up around the Triangle! Cameron Village’s Open House returns this week from 5 to 8 p.m.with a night full of entertainment including magicians, music, aerialists, a real snow slide, a Ferris wheel and visits from Santa.
Local Band Local Beer, fondly referred to by some as "LBLB," is a Thursday night tradition in downtown Raleigh at The Pour House. Stop by to enjoy local brews and live performances from Dim Lights and Shasta Ray. There is no cover.
The Canes will play the Montreal Canadiens at 7:30 p.m. tonight, but this is no ordinary hockey game. As part of the Hurricane Homegrown Series, attendees to the game can enjoy a local band, chicken and waffles, beer from Foothills Brewing and North Carolina-made t-shirts.
Enjoy one of the last Competition Dining dinner battles tonight at 6 p.m. at the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center.
Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas during Raleigh Little Theatre's adaption of A Charlie Brown Christmas. Accompanied by a delightful medley of seasonal songs, this show is one for the whole family.
It's College Night at the North Carolina Museum of Art, which means art-lovers of all ages can bounce back in time with an evening of student projects, fashion, visual arts, music and dance inspired by the Rolling Sculpture exhibit.
Get more picks for this month on our best bets calendar, and check back on Thursday for our official picks for the weekend.