J. Cole’s Dreamville Festival was canceled because of Hurricane Florence. Organizers have announced a new date for the event that will be at Raleigh’s Dix Park and will benefit those affected by the storm.
The RedBall Project from Asheville-based artist Kurt Perschke will be installed in seven locations at UNC and in Chapel Hill, with the locations changing each day. It’s presented by the Ackland Art Museum.
Graymon Ward’s painting ‘Pizza Time’ on a traffic island at Peace and Salisbury streets in downtown Raleigh is the first of 16 pieces of sidewalk art planned for Raleigh ArtBeats, a joint project of the city transportation and arts departments.
The Wide Open Bluegrass street festival features more than 100 acts playing on seven stages. The free event draws thousands to downtown Raleigh. Kruger Brothers, Jim Lauderdale and other notables are on this year’s schedule, Sept. 28-29 in downtown Raleigh.
Nile Rodgers is one of the Hopscotch Music Festival headliners in 2018. He’s been behind a lot of what you’ve heard on the radio. His resume includes iconic hits by Madonna, Diana Ross, David Bowie, Sister Sledge, B-52’s, Daft Punk and more.
California public artist Helen Lessick draped trees in downtown Cary with tutus as part of effort to renew and enliven the Academy Street Downtown Park. The eye-catching tutus are part of a contest for selfies with #TOC.
Fall in the Triangle brings a ton of festivals and fairs, including the NC State Fair, Sparkcon, Capital City BikeFest, Pirate Fest and more. Here’s a sampling of some of the festivals and events you’ll want to put on your calendars.