After a wet start to the week the weather forecast for the upcoming weekend is looking great! This means it will be perfect for getting out and exploring some fun local events. Here are my top picks of things to check out over the next few days:
Thursday – April 27th
Street Piano outside Horse & Buggy Press in Durham
Horse & Buggy Press is a gallery and showroom located in Durham on Broad Street in between Watts Grocery and the Oval Park Grill. It is filled with great work by over 20 artists and craftspeople from across the Southeast. Thursday night from 5-9pm they will celebrate their grand opening at this new location and will have Tom Merrigan playing his famous street piano out in front of the the gallery from 6:30-8pm
Friday – April 28th
West Fest in Hillsborough
West Fest is a 3-day block party along South Nash Street in West Hillsborough. It is a cooperative between the music stages at Mystery Brewing Public House and Nash Street Tavern showcasing local Hillsborough musicians all weekend long. The fun begins 6p Friday April 28, ends Sunday evening April 30. View the band schedule here.
Saturday – April 29th
Midtown Music Festival at North Hills
The 3rd Annual Midtown Music Fest is a celebration of Spring and the return of outdoor music to North Hills! With a diverse line-up spanning a variety of genres split between two stages, this year’s Music Fest will be bigger and better than ever. Enjoy popular food trucks, craft beer, specialty cocktails and an all new vendor village while experiencing acts on both stages. General admission into concert is FREE to the public. Event is 2-9:30pm.
Kokyu BBQ Food Truck at Taylor’s Wine Shop
Taylor’s BP in North Raleigh is hosting a Parking Lot Party this Saturday from 3-6pm featruing food trucks, live music, product demos, free wine and beer tastings, and coffee samplings. The Kokyu BBQ food truck will be there making a rare appearance in North Raleigh!
Sunday – April 30th
Beers for Beagles at Lonerider Brewing
Join Triangle Beagle Rescue of North Carolina at Lonerider Brewery in Rleigh from 2-7 pm Sunday to raise money for the beagles! $1 from each pint sold will be donated to the beagles! There will be a silent auction from 2-5pm with many great items to bid on. You must be present to win. Cockadoodlemoo Truck will be on hand serving up great food!