Here are a few of my top picks of things to checkout this weekend:
Beauty Operators & Mel Melton and the Wicked Mojos – Friday
The Triangle’s ultimate Louisiana Swamp Blues band, Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos team up with opening act, The Beauty Operators for The Friday the 13th Bad Luck & Trouble Tour at Raleigh’s Deep South Bar. Doors Open at 7 pm, show starts at 8 pm. $8 cover.
Music at CAM Raleigh – Friday
Shana Tucker is a singer-songwriter and cellist who credits her genre-bending ChamberSoul™ journey to the influences of her jazz and classical roots interwoven with 80’s & 90’s pop music, movie soundtracks, and world music. She wull be performing at CAM Raleigh Friday at 8pm. $10 cover at the door.
2nd Friday Art Walk –Friday
The 2nd Friday Artwalk takes place in Downtown Carrboro and Chapel Hill from 6:00 – 9:00 pm on the second Friday of every month. The Artwalk is a great opportunity to explore the many arts venues and businesses in Carrboro & Chapel Hill as well as socialize with other art lovers in the community. Many of the galleries will have live music and other art related entertainment.
Free Yoga in the Park – Saturday
Join Blue Point Yoga Center‘s experienced teachers for a fun morning of yoga and community in Durham Central Park. Each Saturday 9am-10am through August 27 they will offer free weekly yoga class for students of all levels. Please bring a yoga mat or towel to practice on. Class is held at NEW spot near The Leaf (opposite side of Foster Street than Durham Farmers’ Market).
Beehive Collective Bee Ball – Saturday
The Collective is holding its 8th Annual Bee Ball on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Southland Ballroom in downtown Raleigh. It’s going to be a great night of music, partying and fun for a good cause, with music by by Sidecar Social Club & DJ Jenilla Ice.
Urban Sketching Group– Saturday
The CAM Raleigh Urban Sketching Group is a monthly group intended for all skill levels interested in exercising, exploring or expanding their drawing skills. The Urban Drawing Group meets inside of CAM Raleigh and then enters the urban settings surrounding the museum in the Warehouse District. Free to the public. Departs from CAM Raleigh at 2pm.
Johnny Cash Tribute Band in Wake Forest – Sunday
Town of Wake Forest’s Six Sundays in Spring concert series presents the Johnny Folsom 4 Johnny Cash tribute band. This free concert is held at E. Carroll Joyner Park Amphitheater. Main act will start at 5 pm and ending at 7 pm.
Bluegrass at North Hills – Sunday
Free Live Bluegrass music in North Hill’s Midotwn Park. This bluegrass double-header features Love Canon (4:30-6 p.m.) a band of classically trained musicians who play some of your favorite ’80s tunes in a bluegrass style, while North Carolina’s own Tellico (3-4 p.m.) play original tunes rooted in bluegrass.