Weekend Picks: March 4-6th


Photo courtesy: East Durham Pie Company

It’s hard to believe it is already March. I don’t know where the time has gone, but the good news is things start picking up now that warmer weather is just around the corner. You can view my full list of upcoming spring events and festivals here. In the meantime, here are a few suggestions of fun things to check out for the weekend of March 4th through the 6th.

Friday – March 4th

First Friday in Raleigh
It’s a new month which means another great chance to check First Friday in downtown Raleigh. I recommend stopping by Brew Coffee to for music drinks. Also visit the inaugural First Friday event at Devolve Moto on Glenwood Avenue. Live painting of custom helmets, and Brooklyn Brewery Beer for $3. The market on Hargett Street in front of The Morning Times is always a lot of fun as well. Events typically run 6-9pm.

Saturday – March 5th

Salsa Dancing at Old Havana Sandwich Shop
Every first Saturday of the month in Old Havana in Durham. Enjoy delicious Cuban food, great music and salsa dancing. RuedaRDU holds a beginner lesson at 7:45pm and  the dancing goes until 10pm. $5 cover.

Patchwork Market at Fullsteam Brewery in Durham
The Patchwork Market is a monthly market with makers and vintage vendors. The market is held the first Saturday of the each month from 12-4 PM at Fullsteam Brewery in Downtown Durham. Local makers and vintage vendors will come together to create a unique shopping experience with a diverse selection of high quality and original goods.

Public House at the Cookery in Durham (UNC v Duke)
This Saturday at The Cookery in Durham catch the Duke vs. UNC basketball game on a 15 foot HD big screen starting at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. DUKE vs. UNC starts at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public! Pie Pushers food truck will be on site selling pizza and spicy, dry-rubbed wings, and other snacks. The Sweeter Side will be serving dessert, including their French macarons, tarts, and more! Beer, wine, and cocktails will be available for purchase.

Sunday – March 6th

PopUp Slice Shop at Bull City Ciderworks
East Durham Pie Company will be at Bull City Ciderworks in Durham on Sunday selling slices of their delicious pies from 2-6pm (or until the pies runs out). Be the first to try their new Cider Apple Pie made with cider from Bull City Ciderworks and NC apples. Slices of their Dark Chocolate Pie and Coconut Sweet Potato Pie will also be available. Get there early to enjoy the pie!


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