Here are a few events to look forward to during the month of September.

African American Cultural Festival 

Aug. 31- Sept. 1: The African American Cultural Festival is being held in downtown Raleigh along Fayetteville St., from Hargett St. through City Plaza. The festival will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday and 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. Festival participants will have the opportunity to experience a wide range of cultural foods and music. All events are free and open to the public.

For more information please visit: http://www.aacfestival.org

Raleigh Improv Presents: Craig Robinson 

Aug. 31- Sept. 1: The well-known actor from “The Office” and “Hot Tub Time Machine” will be in Raleigh for two nights only!

For tickets visit: https://improv.com/raleigh/comic/craig+robinson/

Mi Familia/SHPE General Body Meeting

Sept. 3: NC State’s Mi Familia will be holding their first general body meeting of the year in partnership with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. The event will be held in Talley Student Union room 4101 at 7:00 p.m.

Σurviving College

Sept. 3: NC State’s Xi Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and Kappa Omega chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. have joined forces for this event. The two chapters will discuss tips on how survive college and how students can make their time at NC State count. The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Daniels hall room 334.

Caribbean Student Association Meet & Greet 

Sept. 4: NC State’s Caribbean Student Association (CSA) will host their first meet and greet in the African American Cultural Center beginning at 7:00 p.m. The event will feature food, games and music.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Informational Meeting 

Sept. 4: NC State’s Eta Omicron chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will be hosting an informational meeting at 7:06 p.m. The meeting will be held in Engineering Building III room 2220. Those who are interested must email their resume to Etaomicron.1906@gmail.com to RSVP. Business attire is mandatory.

Harambee!

Sept.5: Harambee in Swahili translates to “Let us come together”. The annual event welcomes students new and old to NC State’s campus. It is described as an opportunity to build community and gain new connections. The event will be held in the Sankofa room of the Witherspoon Student Center from 5:30-7:30 p.m. (This event has been postponed until further notice.)

The Rho Chapter of Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lamda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. Presents: Popsicle Fundraiser 

Sept. 6: The Rho chapter of Lamda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. will be hosting a popsicle fundraiser in Wolf Plaza from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Popsicles will be sold for $1 each or five for $3.

Mu Omicron Presents: Car Wash 

Sept. 7: The Mu Omicron chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will be hosting their annual car wash from 10:00 a.m. t0 2:00 p.m. at the Burger King on Avent Ferry Rd. (2241 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606). Donations are welcomed.

Brazilian Day Festival 

Sept. 7: The first annual Brazilian Day Festival will take place in Durham’s Central Park beginning at 2:00 p.m. The event will feature live music, dance, workshops and food from local vendors.

For more information please visit: https://durhamcentralpark.org/event/brazilian-day-nc-festival/

The Traveling Mixtape Series Presents: Writing Away Imposter Syndrome 

Sept. 9: Dr. Shannon Madden, the Director of Graduate Writing in the Writing School will conduct a workshop focused on strategies for overcoming imposter syndrome. The event will be held in Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Botewa Tryouts

Sept. 9: NC State’s African dance team, Botewa,  will be hosting their tryouts in the Carmichael Recreation Center’s Studio B. Tryouts will be held from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

National Society of Black Physicists General Body Meeting 

Sept. 10: NC State’s chapter of the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) will be holding their first general body meeting in Riddick hall room 415 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People General Body Meeting

Sept 10: NC State’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will host their general body mention in the Talley Student Union room 4101. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Pitch Pan-Af

Sept.11: NC State’s Black Student Board has begun planning for the 50th anniversary of Pan-Afrikan week. The board is hosting Pitch Pan-Af to gather ideas from students for the historic week. The event will be held in Student Involvement at 6:30 p.m.

Slam Poetry 

Sept. 11: Hosted by the Union Activities Board, Slam Poetry is an opportunity for students to get on stage and speak their truth. The event normally features music and food. It will be held in the One Earth Lounge of Talley Student Union from 8:00-10:00 p.m.

Entrepalooza

Sept. 12: An event showcasing the entrepreneurial spirit of NC State students. It will feature an entrepreneur showcase, free food, giveaways and a pitch contest. The event will be held in Stafford Commons from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Colors of Culture

Sept. 12: The Diversity Activities Board will host an event to showcase the variety of culture at NC State. The event will take place on the Stafford Commons from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Beginning of Latinx Heritage Month: Latinexistence 

Sept. 15: Beginning Sept.15, NC State’s Multicultural Student Affair’s will host their month-long celebration of Latinx heritage. The celebration will include a variety of events that coordinate with this year’s theme which is Latinexistence: Estamos Bien. The theme will explore the experiences of Latinx people who live in the US. Stay tuned for more events.

Students for Immigrant Rights and Equality General Body Meeting 

Sept. 17: NC State’s Student advocacy group entitled Students for Immigrant Rights and Equality (SIRE) will host their first general body meeting in Talley Student Union room 3210 at 7:00 p.m.

University Activities Board Presents: T-Pain

Sept. 19: The rapper, singer and producer behind hit songs like “Imma Buy You A Drank” will be live in the Reynolds Coliseum as NC State’s Fall Concert Headliner. Doors to the venue will open at 6:00 p.m. followed by a performance by DJ Trellz at 7:00 p.m. The main act, T-Pain, is set to perform onstage at 8:00 p.m. Students can purchase tickets to the event for $10.

For more information visit: https://ev10.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?groupCode=SPE&linkID=ncsu&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode=

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People General Body Meeting

Sept 24: NC State’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will host their general body mention in the Talley Student Union room 4101. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m.

The Suite Life

Sept. 24: The Black Student Board will be hosting an event in the Student Involvement Suite of Talley Student Union from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Assumptions

Sept. 26: The Diversity Activities Board will have a workshop on assumptions and the harmful effects they can produce. The event will take place in the Student Involvement Suite of Talley Student Union from 6:00-7:30 p.m.