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    Mixed media artist and clothing designer Marie Cordella is just one of the 40 artists whose work can be viewed at ArtSpace, a visual art center that features 23 open studios, three exhibition galleries, lectures, classes and many other stimulating art events.
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    North Carolina State Capitol
    The North Carolina State Capitol, completed in 1840, is one of the finest and best-preserved examples of a major civic building in the Greek Revival style of architecture. It is a National Historic Landmark.
  • What's This?
    Blount Street was once home to rich industrialists and prominent civic leaders, as evidenced by these beautiful, historic homes. Nearby Blount Street Commons, currently under construction, will soon add even more residences, retail shops and parks.
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    Father and Son Antiques
    Father and Son Antiques is home to a bounty of collectables and oddities, from mid-century designs and vintage threads to '50s kitch, tiki, mod, and much more.
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    Wachovia IMAX Theater
    This architectural sculpture marks the entrance of the Wachovia IMAX Theater at Marbles Kids Museum, which provides a larger-than-life movie experience for kids of all ages.
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    Raleigh Times Bar
    The Raleigh Times Bar is located in the beautifully restored 100-year-old former home of the city's evening newspaper. Featuring creative takes on classic bar fare, and an amazing beer selection.


Small Business Saturday


  • Saturday, November 24, 2018 11am-6pm

In an effort to support local shops that make our communities strong, the Downtown Raleigh Alliance promotes Small Business Saturday on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to encourage people to Shop Small and bring more holiday shopping to small businesses.

The DRA will be hosting a tent on the corner of Wilmington St and Hargett St from 11:00am-2:00pm. Stop by to receive free Small Business Saturday swag, view items from local retailers, enter our raffle, and get directions to participating locations.

Downtown shops will be open from 11:00am-6:00pm with select stores opening earlier and others closing later. Shop downtown for your holiday gift list and unique + local items!


Small Business Saturday Specials

Deco Raleigh (10am - 7pm)

Baked goods and drink option for shoppers.

Port of Raleigh (8am - 8pm)

Hot coffee and homemade cookies.

Raleigh Provisions (10am - 8pm)

We are a Champion Partner and will be inviting our vendors into the store for active sampling from 12pm - 6 pm targeting those who are featured in our Holiday Gift Baskets.

Retro Modern Furnishings (10am - 6pm)

Hot coffee, 10% off housewares & personal accessories.

The Raleigh Wine Shop (11am - 8pm)

Free wine tasting from 1pm - 4pm with special discounts on the featured wines.