This Week on Hillsborough Street 7/15

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Looking to stay busy this summer? Hillsborough Street has you covered! Check back every Monday for a new post about all the exciting things that are happening on Hillsborough Street each week. We will keep you in the know about deals, events, and specials our merchants are hosting so that you never miss out on any of the fun happening on Hillsborough Street this summer!

Need tickets for any of the events happening this week? Links to all events with online ticket sales can be found at the bottom of the page.

Check out our Events Calendar here for events happening later this summer.

Tuesday, July 16

Get ready for a week full of summer fun on Hillsborough Street! If you haven’t caught a round of the 2019 North Carolina’s Funniest Person competition yet, now is the time. The competition gets more intense this week as the Semi-Final Round continues Tuesday night at Goodnight’s Comedy Club. Join in on the fun and help decide who will go on to battle it out for the $1,200 prize.

Ricky Stein, the accomplished Americana-Rock singer/ songwriter from New York, NY travels to Raleigh this week to perform live at the Irregardless Café! Make reservations to enjoy a farm-to-table meal and an evening of outstanding live music.

Image result for raleigh brewing company fight MSJoin Raleigh Brewing Company this Tuesday night for their Team on Draft: Group Ride to Fight MS. All Tuesday long 10% of Taproom sales go to help fight MS disease. Come out to the taproom anytime from 12-10pm to contribute to a great cause and join on the group ride at 6pm!

This summer join The Green Monkey for Hell Yeah I have Bingo! every Tuesday night at 7:30 & head over to Redline Beer & Wine for Trivia Tuesday’s at 9pm all summer long.

Wednesday, July 17

Get your tickets, seriously the link is at the bottom of the page, You don’t want to miss your chance to see the 2019 North Carolina’s Funniest Person Competition at Goodnights Comedy Club. Competitors who have made it to the semi-final round pull out all the stops to win this year's title!

The Secrets of Stone, our favorite Gregg Museum of Art and Design exhibit is back for the month of July! Reserve a spot for the 1pm guided tour this Wednesday and learn about the secret compartments and complex features incorporated into Tilden Stone’s furniture masterpieces in his “Southern Surreal” exhibit.

Get out of the heat this Wednesday night and enjoy the weekly Ridiculously Low-Priced Beer special all day at The Green Monkey or get your team together for pizza, liquor specials & Trivia Night at Brickhouse Sports Bar & Grill. You can also catch a round of Team Trivia at Raleigh Brewing Company this Wednesday night!

Thursday, July 18

Image result for antigone raleigh little theatreOur favorite event of the summer continues this Thursday night as Raleigh Little Theatre presents its free outdoor summer movie series, Movies in The Garden. With food trucks from Las Gringas, Fresh Outta Brooklyn, Jays Italian Ice & beverages from Raleigh Brewing Company and a pre-show lip sync battle, this is a guaranteed night of fun for all ages! Come out early and enjoy the pre-show activities before the Blockbuster hit Bohemian Rhapsody begins at 8:30pm! A night of free summer fun to enjoy with friends and the entire family.

JC Raulston Arboretum hosts a Photography Walk at 10am Thursday morning! Outdoor and garden photography can be tricky, but this guided tour & information session will teach you how to take professional quality pictures. With tips on lenses, lighting and so much more, Mary Louise Ravese is an experienced photography instructor and enjoys teaching a wide range of topics related to travel, nature and creative photography. Improve your skills or come as a beginner, you can register for this event online.

Headlining at Goodnights Comedy Club this weekend is Youtuber and comedian JP Sears. Sears has made a name for himself making fun of hippie culture and comical new age lifestyle topics. Check out his YouTube channel AwakenWithJP and grab tickets to one of his shows this weekend!

ComedyWorx hosts our favorite hilarious improv show this Thursday night. Get your group signed up to perform or purchase tickets at the door to enjoy an evening of “M” rated comedy at the Improv Mixer! Participation is open to groups of all experience levels from any theatre who wants to perform.

Image result for JP searsAs always, enjoy the weekly Ridiculously Low-Priced Wine special all day at The Green Monkey and drinks & prizes at Redline Beer & Wine’s Redline Bingo every Thursday this summer!

Friday, July 19

JP Sears continues with a night of shows at Goodnights Comedy Club this Friday night! Grab tickets to see this hilarious comedian and YouTube star take the stage with a night of poking fun at new age culture and the extreme lengths people go to maintain a hippie lifestyle. Check out his YouTube channel AwakenWithJP here! 

This Friday at Raleigh Little Theatre is the opening night for drama production Antigone. This reinterpretation of a family drama explores conflict, loss and suffering. Grab tickets to see the classic story sometime this weekend!

Goodnights Upstairs hosts Late Night Dip, a unique bucket-style open mic event this Friday night. You can purchase tickets to this 18 & up show ahead of time for a night of hilarious improv!

Don’t forget about some of our favorite events and specials that happen every Friday on Hillsborough Street. Enjoy Friday drink specials and Karaoke with DJ Stevie B. at Brickhouse Sports Bar & Grill or get your laughs in this weekend with ComedyWorx at their family friendly ComedyWorx Show starting at 8pm! You can also join in on the late-night fun at ComedyWorx for the Harry Show, an improv party based on audience suggestions and participation!

Saturday, July 20

It’s the second night of shows for Raleigh Little Theatres production of Antigone. Grab tickets to see the third and final play of the Oedipus trilogy in which strong, powerful female lead, Antigone, fights for ancient moralities and family values.

ComedyWorx hosts both matinee and evening showtimes of their family friendly ComedyWorx show. The Ladies Show gets started at 8pm featuring the talented all-female cast. Be sure to catch one of the shows from their exciting lineup this weekend!

JP Sears caps off his final night of shows at Goodnights Comedy Club this Saturday night. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to see one of your favorite YouTube stars live on stage this weekend on Hillsborough Street!

Image result for jc raulston  signLeave your grandparents and kids at home and join Goodnights Comedy Club for the Anything Goes Late Show Upstairs at Goodnights. This “M” rated stand up show features local comedians showcasing their dirtiest material.

Sunday, July 21

Explore the beautiful JC Raulston Arboretum this Sunday afternoon in a Guided Tour. You can enjoy the beautiful NC weather, learn about the plants and the natural beauty at the Arboretum. This event is free to the public.

This weekend Raleigh Little Theatre presents Antigone, the third and final play in the Oedipus Rex trilogy. A classic story about a strong female lead fighting for family values against the tyrannical rule of her uncle. Don’t miss out on this fantastic production & purchase tickets below!

What better way to spend a summer night in North Carolina than listening to live bluegrass music! As part of their free Summer Concert Series Pullen Park presents live music from GrassStreet this Sunday night. Grab your family & friends to enjoy a picnic in the park for an evening of bluegrass.

Tickets to Events this Week: Summer on Hillsborough Street 7/15

North Carolinas Funniest Person Competition at Goodnights Comedy ClubTickets

The Secrets of the Stone "Southern Surreal Exhibit" at The Gregg Museum of Art and DesignFREE Tickets

Photography Walk at JC Raulston ArboretumTickets

JP Sears at Goodnights Comedy Club: Tickets

Antigone at Raleigh Little Theatre: Tickets

Improv Mixer at ComedyWorx: Tickets

Goodnights Upstairs Presents- Late Night Dip at Goodnights Comedy ClubFREE Tickets

The ComedyWorx Show at ComedyWorx: Tickets

The Harry Show at ComedyWorxTickets

Goodnights Upstairs Presents- The Anything Goes Show at Goodnights Comedy ClubTickets

 

 

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