Weekend Picks! Nov. 15th-17th


This week we have some live music in Raleigh on Friday night and a massive food truck rodeo in Durham on Sunday. Saturday rounds things out with suggestions for a cooking class in Cary and a visit to the Life & Science Museum in Durham. No matter how you choose to spend it, I hope you have a great weekend!

Friday November 15th

Live Music & Dinner at Sola Coffee & Cafe’– North Raleigh
Sola Coffee regularly hosts live music each Friday & Saturday around 7:30pm. This Friday they play host to a great local band performing live folk & bluegrass music . While you’re there check out Sola’s new dinner menu featuring pizzas, cheese plates, bruschetta, and their latest wine & beer selections. Of course make sure you leave room for some great coffee!

Saturday November 16th

Whisk Carolina – Thanksgiving Light Sides Cooking Class- Cary
With all the traditional flavors you love, you would never know these recipes are low in fat and calories. Price $39. Class starts at 1oam. Visit their website for more details

Museum of Life & Science – Springs, Sprockets & Pulleys – Durham
The new Springs, Sprockets & Pulleys exhibit opens up this weekend at the Museum this Saturday. Press a button or crank a wheel, and with a whirring hum, the sculptures of New York-based artist and tag sale purveyor Steve Gerberich come to life!  Constructed from recycled and found materials such as old machine parts, kitchen utensils, lighting fixtures, toys and carnival figurines, this highly entertaining exhibit offers museum-goers a unique way to interact with contemporary sculpture and explore the principles of simple mechanical motion.

Sunday November 17th

Pop-Up Sunday at Ornamentea – Downtown Raleigh
POP-UP Sunday is this Sunday from 12-5pm in the Ornamentea Parking Lot. The event provides local businesses, artists and the community a chance to mingle. This Sunday’s market will feature several artist vendors, local Beer, Food Trucks. Always a fun time and a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon!

Durham Food Truck Rodeo – Durham Central Park
This is the last large scale food truck rodeo scheduled for 2013. They will have over 60 trucks in attendance. These events are always a lot of fun and make for good people watching while trying food from local trucks. As always try to get there early to avoid the lines.
Durham Food Truck Rodeo Website

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