Oak City Top 5

December Events In Raleigh

Each month, we're highlighting our Top 5 favorite events and happenings to explore in Raleigh, NC. Events that cultivate community, innovation and Doing Others Good -- Enjoy all the Oak City has to offer this December! -- Happy Holidays!



Shop for Good 2017

December 2nd, 2017 // Marbles Kids Museum

Make your holiday shopping more meaningful this year and Shop for Good! Shop for Good is a week-long shopping extravaganza featuring both online and in-person opportunities to shop for items on your holiday shopping list with proceeds benefiting Activate Good and other local causes.

Click here to find out how you can give a gift this season that means more!


Downtown Raleigh Tree Lighting Celebration

December 2nd, 2017 // Raleigh City Plaza

If you're not in the holiday spirit now, you will be after you get downtown this Saturday! Watch Downtown Raleigh light up with the Annual Tree Lighting Celebration! Enjoy beer and wine from local vendors: Raleigh Wine ShopTrophy Brewing CompanyCrank Arm Brewing CompanyClouds Brewing, and Little City Brewing And Provisions Co. 

Find out more info here!


Signs of the Times: A Single Lady's Life in Neon

December 8th, 2017 // Glas

 After a cornucopia of good, bad and baffling interactions on dating apps, Danielle James, apprentice at Glas, decided to take her experiences and make them public for the world to see. Signs of the Times is an exhibition of neon signs inspired by courtship in the 21st century. Come see art like you've never seen it before!


Business Networking & Brews Veteran Style

December 12th, 2017 // Loading Dock Raleigh

 Head over to Dock 1053 and enjoy free beer and good conversation with Bunker Labs RDU. Hear from our very own Navy Veteran and Founder Philip Freeman, as he explains how to remove barriers from starting businesses and the importance of collaboration! 


SkillPop Holiday Classes

December 14th & 20th // Loading Dock Raleigh

Do you want to add a festive, handmade touch to your gift wrapping this holiday season? How about an awesome holiday watercolor print to give as a gift? SkillPop's  Watercolor Gift Tags and Holiday Watercolor Prints will leave you singing Christmas carols all the way home. 

Sign up for classes here!