This Weekend’s Picks! March 29-31, 2013


Easter weekend is usually a little quiet, but there are some great things going on the Friday and Saturday in the Triangle. Here are my suggestions for things to check out the weekend. Have a tip or suggestion for next weekend? Send me an email at

Friday March 29th

Durham at Duke’s Spring Arts Festival
Join the Duke University Union Visual Arts Committee to celebrate the unveiling of the new Arts Annex mural at the Spring Arts Festival. Everyone is invited to come out for the festival, an art-filled afternoon of live jazz, food trucks (Parlez-Vous Crepe, Loyo and Baguettaboutit), Dtown Market vendors, arts and crafts led by Happymess Studios, and see the new Arts Annex mural.
When: Friday 3-6pm
Where: Arts Annex (404 Gattis Street), Durham
More Info: website

Saturday March 30th

Flora & Food Truch Festival at Fairview Garden
Residents in Western Wake County now have the opportunity to experience the gourmet food truck revolution that has taken Durham, RTP and downtown Raleigh by storm. We have teamed up with several of the most popular gourmet food trucks of the Triangle to offer the first-ever “Flora and Food Trucks Series”.  The kick off event will be Saturday, March 30.  Our store hours are 9 am-6 pm.  Food Trucks will be serving up their delicacies from 11…:30 am – 2:30 pm.  Food Trucks participating in our kick-off event are: Chirba Chirba, Deli-icious, Only Burger, Porchetta, Sweet Stacey Cakes.

When: Saturday 11:30am-2:30pm
Where: 8224 Holly Springs Road, Cary
More Info: website

Designers Uptown Market
An open air market filled with handcrafted goods.The Designers Uptown Market features fine locally made arts and crafts with an outdoor big city feel.  Vendors showcase some of the finest handcrafted arts and crafts in the area: jewelry, pottery, apparel, stained glass, paper crafts.

When: Saturday 9:00am-3:00pm
Where: Lafayette Village, 8450 Honeycutt Road, Raleigh
More Info: website

Escazu Chocolate 5th Year Anniversary Sale
Celebrate Escazu Chocolates 5th year in Raleigh with their once a years sale. 10% discount on confections and 20% discount on everything else in the shop – This Saturday only!

When: Saturday 11am-10pm
Where: Escazu Chocolate, 936 North Blount Street, Raleigh
More Info: website

Bull City Burger & Brewery – “Hands on the Bull” Contest!
Attention Golden Bull Hunters! Just can’t wait to get your hand on a bull? Join Bull City Burger & Brewery Saturday and they guarantee you will be able to get your hands on a Bull. Major Bull that is. The final chance to win a free burger/veggie burger, fries and drink every week for a year begins at 8:00 AM on Saturday (7:30 AM arrival). All you have to do is keep your hand on Major Bull longer than anyone else and you’ll be the winner of Golden Bull #5.  They still have several slots open, but are limiting this contest to 30 or so people. Go by the restaurant to sign up. Check out the  link below for the Official Rules and Regulations.

When: Saturday 7:30am
Where: “Major” The Bull Statue in Downtown Durham
More Info & How to Register for Contest: website

Sunday March 31st
Happy Easter!

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