Weekend Picks! May 31st – June 2nd

Weekly Stuff

This weekend is jam packed with fun events. My list of picks features everything from celebrating the Triangle’s 25 Stylish movers and shakers, to food truck rodeos and dixieland jazz bands. See below for my full list of things to check out this weekend. Enjoy!

Friday May 31st

Carolina Style Magazine -Triangle’s 25 Most Stylish People
Join Carolina STYLE Magazine as we celebrate the 25 Most Stylish fashionistas, business leaders, socialites and philanthropists who are influencing positive change right here in the Triangle.

Begin your evening with photos on the STYLE Red Carpet, and make sure to smile for the cameras! Event is held at the gorgeous AIA Center for Architecture and Design and preview live fashion exhibits by featured designers. Complimentary Hors d’ Oeuvres & Open Bar.

When: Friday 7-10pm
Where: AIA Center for Architecture & Design in Raleigh
More Info: website

Decatur Street  Dixieland Band at Papa Mojo’s Road House
The Decatur Street Beat Dixieland Band has played foot stomping; toe tapping, New Orleans style Dixieland music since 2004. The group is made up of experienced Dixieland musicians, Dick Sloane – trombone, Keith Longmire – clarinet and saxophone, Mike Acquesta – banjo, and Irv Eisen – tuba. They bring to central North Carolina and the world what they feel is the happiest and liveliest music and you can’t help but feel their enthusiasm and love for the sounds of Decatur Street in New Orleans.

When: Friday 9 pm
Where: Papa Mojo’s Road House in Durham
Tickets: $8
More Info: website

Saturday June 1st

Help One Now Community Garage Sale
HUGE community garage sale at Hope Community Church in Raleigh to raise money for children rescued from human trafficking in Haiti.  The garage sale party that will feature moonbounces, games, food, and of course, good garage sale deals! People have been encouraged to sell their excess (not just junk), so expect great items for sale!

When: Saturday 7am-noon
Where: Hope Community Church- Raleigh
More Info: wesbite

FOOD WAGGIN’ Food Truck Rodeo to Benefit the SPCA
Chow down for a great cause! Bring your friends, bring your dogs, and enjoy the company of fellow animal lovers.  Enjoy fare from local Triangle food trucks, live music from ROCKSHOW, and a children’s play area. Confirmed food trucks include: Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Klausie’s Pizza, Captain Ponchos Tacos, Chick-N-Que and Porchetta. Each participating food truck will donate 10% of their sales to the SPCA, AND Wilkinson will match their donations dollar for dollar!

When: Saturday 1-5pm
Where: Wilkinson Supply Co. ~ 3300 Bush Street Raleigh, NC
More Info: website

Rebus Works Food Truck Rodeo & Gouge Wrestling
Free family fun event! The food trucks have offered to donate some of their profit to help pay for wrestling and the rest will go towards The Saturday Market. Not a rasslin fan? How about great food truck food (There will be 8 local food trucks), cold beer (including beer from several local breweries) and a nice spring evening outdoors. Maybe check out some really cool art at Rebus as well.

When: Saturday 5-9pm
Where: Rebus Works (301-2 Kinsey Street) in Raleigh
More Info: website

9th Annual Beaver Queen Pageant
The Beaver Queen Pageant is a family-friendly event with lots to charm the younger spectators, as well as the older ones. Bring a picnic, blanket, and chairs, and cheer on your favorite contestants! The pre-show entertainment begins at 4pm at Duke Park, and the pageant kicks off at 5pm with the parade featuring this year’s contestants. This year’s theme is “The Big Beaver Revival”. The contestants’ talents will dazzle you! Their costumes will amaze you! You never know what to expect from our crafty beavers.Proceeds from the pageant go to the Ellerbee Creek Watershed Association.

When: Saturday 4-7:30pm
Where: Duke Park Meadow in Durham
More Info: website

Sunday June 2nd

Raleigh 70.3 Ironman
This will be the first half-IronMan event held in Raleigh. The event features over 2,000 competitors starting off with a 1.2 mile swim at Jordan Lake, followed by a 56 mile bike course going through Chatham County and Wake County before entering downtown Raleigh where a 13.1 mile run course will take athletes to the finish on Fayetteville Street. Check out the event website for the various course maps and head on out to cheer on the competitors!

When: Sunday (All Morning)
Where: Various Locations – Wake, Durham, Orange County (See Website)
More Info: website

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2 responses to “Weekend Picks! May 31st – June 2nd

  1. Thanks for sharing about our Garage Sale this Saturday.

  2. I am not sure where you’re getting your information, but good topic.
    I needs to spend some tije learning much more or understanding more.
    Thanks for great information I was looking for this ijformation for my mission.

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