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Light the Woods with Sound


  • Dorothea Dix Park Flowers Field 2105 Umstead Drive Raleigh, NC, 27603 United States (map)

DESCRIPTION

Come to Dix Park for a first-of-its-kind sound and light show in the beautiful oak trees of Flowers FIeld! Watch as musicians produce beautiful music and neon lights dance in the trees.

Local visual and neon artist Nate Sheaffer created 384 neon light tubes which will hang in the trees of Dix Park. Connected to a theremin, an electronic musical instrument controlled without physical contact, artists will perform songs and musical interpretations that will Light The Woods with Sound.

Join us at the park to experience this amazing art installation. Each night will feature different performers, different musical themes, and different experiences - no two nights will be the same!

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This event is FREE, but please register (at the link above)if you plan to attend.Registering helps us know how many people to plan for, and we can alert you if we have to cancel due to weather.

Bring your family and friends, a blanket or chairs, a picnic basket, BYOB (beer/wine only), or purchase from the food trucks and beer vendors on site. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome.

OPENING WEEKEND

Friday, May 11th Jam Session

Catch the first night of this amazing art installation! Tonight’s theme is “Science Fiction” & “All the Beats”. American Meltdown, Thai Box Zing, and Chez Moi will be at the park from 7-10 p.m. Music to start at 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 12th Opening Night Concert

The opening night features “Cinematic Symphonies” and “Dance, Dance Dance” as the musical themes. BBQ Proper, Lumpy's Ice Cream, and Lynnwood Brewing Concern will be at the park from 7-10 p.m. Music starts at 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 13th Playshop

“Playshops” are a chance to meet the artist, ask behind-the-scene questions, and experiment with the cutting edge technology that makes this installation so unique. Playshop starts at 8 p.m.

Hoopla Weekend

Friday, May 18th Jam Session

"Mystery Mashup" and "All the Beats" are the musical themes for this evening. Bring your hula hoop and come out and join the fun. Artsplosure participants are welcome! Napoli Wood-Fired Pizza and Favor Desserts are our food trucks tonight, from 7-10 p.m. Music starts at 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 19th Concert

"Psychedelic" music is what you can expect tonight. Come out and join the hula hoopers twirling around the field. Rare Earth Farms, Bruster's Ice Cream and Gizmo Brew Works will be serving from 7-10 p.m. Music starts at 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 20th Playshop

“Playshops” are a chance to meet the artist, ask behind-the-scene questions, and experiment with the cutting edge technology that makes this installation so unique. Playshop starts at 8 p.m.

Lo-Fi Sci-Fi Weekend

Friday, May 25th Jam Session

The best "Science Fiction" beats will be playing tonight. The Cow and The Oak and Cocoa Forte will be onsite to deal with your hunger from 7-10 p.m. Music to start at 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 26th Concert

The theme for tonight is "Science Fiction" and "Cosplay". How will you dress up? In town for Animazement? Come on down to the park and join in the fun! Are you interested in biking to Dix Park? Join Oaks and Spokes for their final Bike Month activity, decorate your bike with neon and glow sticks and bike from downtown Raleigh to Dix Park to see the show. Cockadoodlemoo, Locopops, and Trophy Brewing will all be at the park from 7-10 p.m. Music to start at 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 27th Playshop

“Playshops” are a chance to meet the artist, ask behind-the-scene questions, and experiment with the cutting edge technology that makes this installation so unique. Playshop starts at 8 p.m.

Bring your family and friends, a blanket or chairs, a picnic basket, BYOB (beer/wine only), or purchase from the food trucks and beer vendors on site. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome.