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Triangle events canceled due to coronavirus concern

Posted March 11, 2020 12:59 p.m. EDT
Updated April 16, 2020 5:30 p.m. EDT

Breast cancer survivors are celebrated at the 2017 Komen Triangle Race for the Cure

With concern growing over the new coronavirus, many events are being postponed or canceled in the Triangle.

Here's a list of the latest events to be canceled or postponed:

  • Art of Cool Festival (Canceled)
  • Artsplosure postponed until October 10-11
  • Got to Be NC Festival (Canceled)
  • Southern Womens Show postponed until June 19-21
  • Brewgaloo has been postponed until Aug. 14-15
  • Tar Heel 10-Miler (Canceled)
  • Womens' Empowermnet at PNC Arena (Postponed)
  • Festival D’Avion (Postponed)
  • A Raisin in the Sun at Raleigh Little Theatre April 10 - 26 (Postponed)
  • Art in the Garden at Raleigh Little Theatre on April 25 (Canceled)
  • PurpleStride 5k Family Run/Walk (Canceled)
  • Portofino Classic- (Canceled)
  • Festival of Laughs comedy show at PNC Arena March 27 (Postponed)
  • Taco's N Taps Festival in Cary (Canceled)
  • Southern Women’s Show (Postponed to June 19-21)
  • Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance May 7 - 10 (Canceled)
  • Cirque du Soleil AXEL at PNC Arena Aug. 20-23 (Canceled)
  • Michael Buble March 20 at PNC Arena (Postponed)
  • World's Toughest Rodeo March 29 (Postponed)
  • Fayetteville Dogwood Festival (Postponed)
  • Annual WakeMed Appreciation Gala planned March 21 (Postponed)
  • Reptile and Amphibian Day at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences planned March 14 (Postponed)
  • NC TECH’s Diversity + Inclusion Summit planned March 13 (Postponed to June 23)
  • Lafayette Village's St. Patrick's Day Festival planned March 21 (Canceled)
  • DPAC shows: Les Miserables, Evening of Entertainment (Canceled)
  • The Choir of Man, The Color Purple, American Ballet Theatre at DPAC (Postponed)
  • The Color Purple: March 20-22 at DPAC (Postponed)
  • The Choir of Man: March 24 at DPAC (Postponed)
  • Mandy Moore: March 30 at DPAC (Postponed)
  • Stomp: April 3-5 at DPAC (Postponed)
  • The Band’s Visit: April 7-12 at DPAC (Postponed)
  • Riverdance: April 17-19 at DPAC (Postponed)
  • Lake Street Drive: April 22 at DPAC (Postponed)
  • The Bachelor Live On Stage: April 25 at DPAC (Postponed)
  • Baby Shark Live: May 9 at DPAC (Postponed)
  • Chris Tucker May 8 at DPAC (Postponed to Aug. 1)
  • Brit Floyd April 24 at DPAC (Postponed to July 26)
  • Raleigh's St. Patrick's Day Parade March 14 (Canceled)
  • International Festival of Raleigh planned March 7-8 (Canceled)
  • Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Cary planned in April (Canceled)
  • Tobacco Road Marathon and Half Marathon March 15 (Canceled)
  • Raleigh Night Market March 19 (Canceled)
  • Durham Night Market March 26 (Canceled)
  • Bruch Moore Market March 29 (Canceled)
  • Lebanese Festival March 14-15 (Canceled)
  • Nuv Yug India Fest March 14-15 (Canceled)
  • Playthrough Gaming Convention March 21-22 (Canceled)
  • The Great Human Race at DBAP March 28 (Canceled)
  • Vivian Howard's Somewhere South screening March 15 (Canceled)
  • State Farmers Market Spring Craft Fair March 13-15 (Canceled)
  • All shows at Goodnight's Comedy Club in Raleigh for March 13-15 (Canceled)
  • Raleigh Convention Center Boat Show March 13-15 (Canceled)
  • IEEE SoutheastCon 2020 March 13-15 (Canceled)
  • An American in Paris- NC Symphony Classical Series March 13-15 (Canceled)
  • An American in Paris- NC Symphony Friday Favorites March 13-15 (Canceled)
  • Bud Not Buddy- Theatre Raleigh March 13-15 (Canceled)
  • Starpower National Talent Competition March 13-15 (Canceled)
  • A Celebration of Female Choreographers featuring Bolero- Carolina Ballet March 13-15 (Canceled)
  • Carolina Performing Arts and UNC-Chapel Hill have canceled all remaining ticketed performances in its 2019/2020 season and all public free events for the remainder of the spring
  • Carolina Spring Show, March 14 (Canceled)
  • Spring Craft Fair, State Farmers Market, March 13-14 (Canceled)
  • Starpower National Talent Competition, March 13-14, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts (Canceled)
  • NC Theater's Memphis March 24-29 (Postponed)
  • Harlem Globetrotters at PNC Arena March 15 (Postponed)
  • Third Friday Exhibit Reception at Durham Arts Council March 20 (Canceled)
  • Children's Festival at Northgate Mall March 21 (Canceled)
  • Carowinds will postpone park opening until Friday April 3
  • Casting Crowns at Crown Theatre March 14 (Postponed to May 1)
  • Dreamville Festival on April 4 at Dix Park (Postponed to Aug. 29)
  • Raleigh Little Theatre's "The Jungle Book" (Postponed)
  • Raleigh Little Theatre's RLT Players to Go and Spring Backstage Night (canceled)
  • Various NC Department of Cultural Resources events
  • Town of Wake Forest events through April 30 are postponed or canceled including Easter Egg Hunt, STEM Saturday, Dirt Dary Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony, Friday Night on White and the Six Sundays in Spring
  • Winter Jam 2020, March 22 at PNC Arena (canceled)
  • 2020 Festival D'Avion, April 17-18, (postponed until later in the fall)
  • MerleFest, April 23-26 (canceled)
  • Wake County Senior Games, most events held in late March and early April (postponed until later date)
  • Cats Cradle shows postponed or canceled:
    • 3/14: Versus w/Sunny Slopes and Le Weekend and Radical Face w/ Axel Flovent
    • 3/16: Graduating Life / King Of Heck
    • 3/18: White Reaper
    • 3/18: Post Animal
    • 3/19: Carolina Junk Jam
    • 3/20: Cedar Ridge Battle of the Bands
    • 3/21: Best Coast w Mannequin Pussy
    • 3/24: James McMurtry w/Bonnie Whitmore
    • 3/24: Steve Gunn, Mary Lattimore and William Tyler
    • 3/25: Progressive Candidates’ Forum - likely to continue as a webcast only
    • 3/27: Soccer Mommy w/Tomberlin
    • 4/6: Mighty Oaks
    • 4/28: 47 Soul
  • Ritz Raleigh shows postponed or canceled:
    • 3/15: Killswitch Engage
    • 3/20: Morgan Wallen's Whiskey Glasses Road Show
    • 3/21: Rocafella vs. Ruff Ryders
    • 3/26: Steve Aoki
    • 3/28: That Arena Rock Show
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences Science Café – Brain Awareness Night March 19 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences Science Café – “Stuffed” Movie Screening March 26 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences Finally Friday: “Crocodile Dundee” March 20 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences Science Café – Trivia! April 2 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences UNC-TV Screening of “The Gene” April 2 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences UNC-TV Screening of “The Gene” April 2 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences Teen Science Café – Physics w Lex Kemper April 3 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences Teen Science Café – Alcohol and Breathing April 9 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences Finally Friday: “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home”April 10 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences Science Café – Jewels of the Sky: Hummingbirds April 16 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences Science Café – The Museum Speaks about Earth Day April 23 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences Triangle SciTech Expo April 25 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences Triangle Science Café – Zoo Life: How Zoos Have Changed April 30 (Canceled)
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences Adult Night May 8 (Canceled)
  • North Carolina Pickle Festival April 24-25 (Canceled)
  • 2020 Triangle Race for the Cure May 2 (Suspended)
  • Open Fat Bike Beach Championship at Wrightsville Beach March 27-29 (Canceled)
  • Town of Cary's Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources events until further notice
  • Motorco shows canceled or postponed:
    • 3/13 - LEE FIELDS & THE EXPRESSIONS / Durty Dub's Tribute to Charley Pride (with Phil Cook) [POSTPONED]
    • 3/14 - 2nd Annual Bull City Lip Sync Battle [POSTPONED]
    • 3/18 - Cat's Cradle presents POST ANIMAL / TWEN [POSTPONED]
    • 3/21 - WXDU presents ASGEIR / Khushi [POSTPONED]
    • 3/20 - WKNC presents AGAINST ME! / Stef Chura / Museum Mouth [POSTPONED]
    • 3/24 - MDOU MOCTAR / 75 Dollar Bill [CANCELED]
    • 3/25 - Cat's Cradles pres TINY MOVING PARTS /Belmont/Capstan/Jetty Bones [POSTPONED]
    • 3/26 - The Monti StorySLAM: Growing Pains [POSTPONED]
    • 4/6 - 4/11 - Duke Performances Presents Black Atlantic [CANCELED]
    • 4/12 - CASPIAN / Maserati [CANCELED]
    • 4/14 - Cat's Cradle presents DEAFHEAVEN [POSTPONED]
    • 4/15 - VUNDABAR / Dehd / Boyscott [POSTPONED]
  • NCMA is closed and the following events are canceled or postponed:
    • NCMA's annual Art in Bloom March 19–22 (Postponed)
    • Duke Energy Family Day: Ancient Art Adventures, scheduled for Sunday, March 15.
    • Passport to Senegal: Coffee Conversation with Lina Iris Viktor, scheduled for Thursday, April 2.
    • Opening event for Good as Gold: Fashioning Senegalese Women and Leonardo Drew: Making Chaos Legible, scheduled for Thursday, April 2.
    • Member Preview Day, scheduled for Friday, April 3.
    • Canceled:
    • Sculpture Race Workshop, scheduled for Saturday, March 14.
    • Screening of Steamboat Bill Jr., scheduled for Sunday, March 15.
    • Story Time: Parts of Art, scheduled for Thursday, March 26.
    • ArtScene Teen Takeover! 2020 Vision, scheduled for Saturday, March 28.
    • Docent Endowment Lecture: Alison Saar, scheduled for Sunday, March 29.
    • College Social Spotlight, scheduled for Friday, April 3.
    • Creative Writing Workshop, scheduled for Friday, April 3.
    • Screening of Shoplifters, scheduled for Sunday, April 5.
    • Screening of Birds of Passage, scheduled for Friday, April 10.
  • Carolina Theatre of Durham closed to the public through 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 28.
  • Southern Ideal Home How April 3-5 (Canceled)
  • MerleFest 2020 (Canceled)
  • Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts performances and events will be canceled, postponed or rescheduled through April 15.
  • Winter Jam at PNC Arena (Canceled)
  • 2020 YMCA National Short Course Swimming Championships (March 31-Apr. 3, Greensboro Aquatic Center) – canceled
  • Cirque du Soleil presents ‘OVO' (Apr. 2-5, Greensboro Coliseum) – canceled
  • GCY Long Course Single Day Splash (Apr. 4, Greensboro Aquatic Center) – canceled
  • College Club Swimming Championships (Apr. 4-9, Greensboro Aquatic Center - canceled
  • Carolina Cobras vs. West Virginia (Apr. 10, Greensboro Coliseum) – postponed
  • Millennium Tour 2020 (Apr. 11, Greensboro Coliseum) – rescheduled for Friday, July 24, 2020
  • STAR Aquatics Friday Night Races (Apr. 17 & 24, Greensboro Aquatic Center) - canceled
  • Aventura in concert (Apr. 18, Greensboro Coliseum) – rescheduled for July 22, 2020
  • Assisted Living: The Musical (Apr. 16-19, Odeon Theatre) – canceled
  • WWE NXT (Apr. 19, Fieldhouse) – rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 6, 2020
  • for KING & COUNTRY in concert (Apr. 19, Greensboro Coliseum) – rescheduled for Saturday, June 13 2020
  • Shinedown in concert (Apr. 21, Piedmont Hall) – rescheduled for Sept. 1, 2020
  • 2020 Central Carolina Festival (Apr. 22-26, Coliseum Parking Lot) - canceled
  • Green Queen Bingo (Apr. 24, The Terrace) - canceled
  • Carolina Cobras vs. Orlando (Apr. 25, Greensboro Coliseum) – postponed
  • Special Olympics NC Invitational (Apr. 26, Greensboro Aquatic Center) - canceled
  • NF in concert (Apr. 28, Special Events Center) – rescheduled for July 26, 2020
  • Feed the Streetz Tour (May 2, Greensboro Coliseum) – rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020
  • Dance Gavin Dance in concert (May 15, Piedmont Hall) – postponed
  • Kane Brown in concert (May 17, Greensboro Coliseum) – rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020
  • Kevin Gates in concert (June 11, Greensboro Coliseum) - postponed

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