The Shakori Hills Community Arts Center is a place that keeps the spirit of North Carolinians up year-round by providing a variety of festivals throughout the year. This non-profit organization is located in Chatham County which is not too far away from Chapel Hill and Raleigh. Although the biggest draw to this out of the way location has to be all the festivals and conventions held here, camping is also available year-round. This is a great place for a family outing!
301 West Main Street Carrboro, NC 27510 +1 919 942 8541
Nestled next to Chapel Hill is the Town of Carrboro, a small municipality that manages to stand out next to its college-town neighbor. Its long history of cultural and economic diversity has created a vibrant community. A locality with more locally-owned small businesses than any of its neighbors, Carrboro continues to make great strides in its economic growth while remaining committed to its reputation as a town that cares about its residents and visitors. Festivals, fairs and farmers' markets are regularly held at the Carrboro Town Commons located next to Carrboro's Town Hall.
300-G East Main Street Carrboro, NC 27510 +1 919 929 2787
The ArtsCenter in Carrboro provides a plethora of events and activities to the area. The ArtsCenter has hosted musical performances, festivals and theater performances on Earl and Rhoda Wynn Theater. The Center's gallery showcases the work of local artists. It also provides a variety of classes to both youths and adults alike. With a dance studio, multipurpose room and theater, ArtsCenter has a full calender that is worth checking out.
614 North West Street Raleigh, NC 27603 +1 919 821 0023
Southland Ballroom is a live music and events venue located in the Glenwood South Entertainment District. Promoting all genres of music from its main stage, this venue does one thing and one thing only - show live music that is sure to entertain. Membership is required, although there's no additional fee and signing up is easy from the venue's webpage.
Motorco Music Hall is a popular bar and music venue in the Central Park district of downtown Durham. They have a full bar with an extensive liquor and wine listing as well as bottled microbrews and a rotating selection of twelve different beers on tap. Motorco is usually closed on Mondays but may open for an event or concert so be sure to check their website for the latest music schedule. Some seating is available around the bar and outside but why would you be sitting when your favorite band is playing anyways? Unless stated otherwise, Motorco requires patrons be 21 years of age or older.
431 West Peace Street Raleigh, NC 27603 +1 919 829 0822
Tickling the funny bone of Raleigh since 1989, ComedyWorx specializes in improv theater and comedy shows. If you're feeling blue and need a good laugh, there is no place in Raleigh better than ComedyWorx. They feature unique shows like the ComedyWorx Show, in which two teams of comedians slug it out for points won by making the audience laugh. The Yes Yard is a popular show based on audience suggestions. This place will provide you with a remarkable night out that you'll remember for years.
409 West Martin Street Raleigh, NC 27603 +1 919 513 0946
The Contemporary Art Museum or CAM Raleigh is a museum completely dedicated to the contemporary art form. This space brings creative designs and contemporary collections from all over the globe to Raleigh. While it forays into the international art scene, local artists are featured regularly as well, thereby offering visitors a splendid collage of global and regional art. CAM believes in experimenting, and has special educational programs for young students who are given a chance to learn new things and showcase their work. The museum also hosts exhibitions throughout the year, thereby keeping contemporary art alive in the city.
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