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Spring is finally here and it is time to get out of the house and do something fun. We did a little checking and here are some of the top things to do in Raleigh during April, 2017. Theatre Aida Presented by the St. Thomas More Academy Theater Department Dates: March 30 – April 8 Time: Thursday, Friday and Saturday 7 pm Location: St. Thomas More Academy, 3109 Spring Forest Rd Admission: Students $6 and Adults $8 The Mousetrap A classic Agatha Christie murder mystery with plenty of twists and tricks. Directed by Tim Wiest. Date: March 31 – April 9 Time: Thursday – Saturday 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 3 pm Location: Cary Arts Center, Cary Admission: Adults $20, Seniors/Students: $18 Concerts All-4-One Remember the group when you were a kid? They sang the popular songs “So Much in Love,” “I Swear,” and “I Can Love You Like That.” Date: April 28 Time: 7:30 pm Location: Holly Springs Cultural Center Admission: Adults $43; Seniors $37; Students $16 Balsam Range Straight out of Haywood, NC, this bluegrass and acoustic group won the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Association Entertainer of the Year award. Date: April 21 Time: 7:30 pm Location: Cary Arts Center Admission: Adults $26; Seniors (55+) $24; Friends and Family 4-Pack $88 Big Sean A live performance by rapper Big Sean as part of his “I Decided” tour. Date: April 16 Time: 8 pm Location: The Ritz Admission: $45 Red Hot Chili Peppers Date: April 15 Time: 8 pm Location: PNC Arena, N.C. State University Admission: $49 – $99 Poison Date: April 28 Time: 7:30 pm Location: Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek Admission: $25 – $75 There are over 228 events scheduled in the Raleigh area during the month of April. If you want to see the whole list – including restaurants that offer live entertainment – then make sure you click on this link. Sports NHL Carolina Hurricanes Check out this link for the dates and teams that will be playing this month. Time: Starts 7 – 7:30 pm Location: PNC Arena, NC State University Admission: $25 to $290 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon Come and watch, or better yet, participate in Raleigh’s award-winning marathon and half marathon. There are two days of activities to choose from. Date: April 1 – 2 Time: Saturday 8 am – Noon; Sunday 7 am – Noon Location: Downtown Raleigh Admission: 5K $45; Half Marathon $89; Full Marathon $99 Events LCINC Presents Evening of Hope Gala The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina is hosting their 10th annual Evening of Hope Gala. Attendees are encouraged to dress in 1920’s attire. The event includes dinner, drinks, silent and live auctions, and live music from the Carolina Moondogs. Black tie optional. Date: April 1 Time: 5:30 – 11 pm Location: North Ridge Country Club Admission: $125; Free for lung cancer survivors Beer & Bacon Fest 10 Bacons from all over the USA, 15 Restaurants and 75 Craft Beers Date: April 8 Time: 12 pm – 6 pm Location: Koka Booth Amphitheatre Admission: $49 In Advance; $79 Day of the Event Family Children’s Day Festival of Cary Bring the kids and enjoy dance, music, and crafts as you celebrate the diversity of children. Date: April 22 Times: 11 am – 5 pm Location: Sertoma Amphitheatre Admission: Free Science Saturday: A Journey through the Universe Explore the history of the universe with presenter Savan Kharel of Yale University. Date: Time: 1 – 2 pm Location: Downtown Raleigh Admission: Free There is so much going on in Raleigh that we could never include it all. These are just the highlights. We didn’t even touch the number of bands and music performances that will be held in a variety of different restaurants and pubs. If you would like a complete list, check out VisitRaleigh.com. Share this:

If you have been waiting anxiously for Google Fiber to come to Raleigh, the wait just got a little shorter. The Triangle will be Google’s new fiberhood – an area that has been grouped first for the city. Google Fiber…

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