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Weekend Picks! August 16-18th

Full Steam Brewery - Durham, NC

Fullsteam Brewery Anniversary Celebration this Weekend!

So the cooler weather this week has a lot of people thinking of Fall, but it is still summer in the Triangle and there are plenty of fun things going on this weekend. My picks this week range from a late summer baseball game, to live music, classic cars, and a gluten free food expo. Honestly, there is so much going on the next few days you shouldn’t have a trouble keeping busy. Here are my picks for things to check out. Have fun exploring!

Friday August 16h
Beauty Operators at Casbah Bar in Durham
Great music and fun with an all ladies band playing rock, blues, and funk this Friday at the Casbah in Durham.
Info: website

“Art in the Evening” NCMA Museum
Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax with a glass of wine and live music. Lobby-turned-lounge in the new West Building is a great place to kick off the weekend!
Info: website

Comedy Show at Sola Coffee
Looking for a clean comedy show the entire family can enjoy? Check out the Sola Coffee this Friday night at 7pm for Mick McKenna’s All Clean Comedy Club. Sola has also rolled out a new weekend evening menu featuring Neapolitan Pizza, cheese plates, bruschetta, and  now offers select local craft beers and Italian wines Thur-Sat after 5pm.
Info: website

Carolina Mudcats Baseball and Friday Night Fireworks
Mudcats vs. Myrtle Beach Pelicans. Catch some fun minor league baseball at Five County Stadium in Zebulon. Free Fireworks show after the game on Fridays!
Info: website


Saturday August 17th
Gluten & Allergen Free & Wellness Event
The second annual Raleigh/Durham Gluten & Allergen Free Wellness Event at the Durham Convention Center is this Saturday from 10am-4pm. Event is open to the community, and caters to those who avoid multiple allergens, such as gluten, dairy, soy, nuts, grains, etc. Admission is $10 per adult; kids 13 and under are free, and college students receive $3 off admission with student identification.
Info: website

Fullsteam Brewery 3rd Anniversary Party
Fullsteam is turning three and they are celebrating with the community. Expect music, food trucks, costume contests, featured NC food products, and of course great beer! Celebration runs from noon-2am. Check their facebook page below for more details & updates!
Info: website

Wrecked Raleigh w/ Author & Blogger Jeff Goins
Well known author and blogger Jeff Goins gives a two part talk for aspiring writers. “Startin from scratch: How to build a powerful platform with words, passion, and people” and “How your story can change the workd”. Event is being hosted by Help OneNow. Registration still open. Space is limited.
Info: website

Mordecai Market Downtown Raleigh

Mordecai Market features handpicked local artists and artisans presenting handmade arts and crafts as well as food trucks. The  Market takes place in the Person Street area off Pace Street as well as in front of the Anson Howard Hair Salon at 711 North Person Street in Raleigh from 9:00 am to 1:00pm one Saturday a month beginning in June.
Info: website

Live Music w/ Chris Titchner at Sola Coffee
Chris Titchner returns to Sola Coffee this Saturday night at 7:30 with his acoustic guitar &  lyric-driven tunes. Yes, I have Sola on my pick list twice, but that’s because it is such a great place & Chris is a fantastic local musician. I highly recommend you catch him perform.
Info: website


Sunday August 18th
Ackland Art Museum – Outside Music 
This Sunday, enjoy music outside the galleries, on the steps of the Ackland Art Museum. Local rock trio Supercollider will share their signature “gnarl-pop” sound through a mix of original tunes and cover songs. Supercollider is Chris Reali (guitar, vocals), John Brackett (drums), and Allison Portnow (bass–but better known as the Ackland’s Public Programs Manager).
Info: website

Ornamentea PopUp Market
POP-UP Sunday is a monthly event that gives local businesses, artists and the community a chance to mingle. This Sunday’s market will feature several artist vendors, Aviator Beer,  Food Trucks, and Down To Earth Aerials for an aerial silks demonstration that will leave you breathless.
Info: website

Carolina Classics Car Show (Saturday & Sunday)
The Fourth Annual Carolina Classics at the Capital runs Saturday through Sunday at the Raleigh Convention Center. Featuring the Southeast’s largest indoor car show. Activities will include Ford Model T assembly demonstrations, Capital Auto Group’s “Modern Muscle” display, dozens of vendors, and more.
Info: website

Chirba Chirba Food Truck at Cliff’s Meat Market in Carrboro
Sunday is Dumpling Day in Carrboro! You don’t need to wait until the next food truck rodeo to try these amazing dumplings from one of the Triangle’s most popular food trucks. You can find the Chirba Chirba truck parked at Cliff’s Meat Market on Main Street in Carrboro this Sunday from noon-8pm! Make it a Sunday tradition!
Info: website

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Weekend Picks! June 14-16

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Lots of fun things going on this weekend. From live music in Raleigh to New Belgium Beer’s Tour De Fat bike parade and mini-carnival in Durham. Don’t forget to hit the Father’s Day food truck Rodeo or stop by the Ornamentea Pop-Up Sunday Market to support the Wake County SPCA through a “Puppy Hug-a-thon”.

Friday June 14th

Music on The Porch – Raleigh
Happening each 2nd Friday night (Rain or Shine) from late April to the end of October, the porch hosts live music from 7:00 to 9:30pm, and kid’s activities begin at 6:00pm. This week’s event features live music by E-train and the Rusted Rails

When: Friday 6- 9:30 pm
Where: Mordecai Historic Park – Downtown Raleigh
More Info: website

Art After Hours in Wake Forest
It’s the second Friday, and that means it’s time to head down to Downtown Wake Forest for an evening of family entertainment, food, and to see what the local merchants (your neighbors) have on offer.

The event brings out a good crowd of folks, and tonight’s cooler temperatures are a nice excuse to get out and walk around.

When: Friday 6-9:00
Where: S. White Street, Wake Forest
More Info: website


Saturday June 15th

New Belgium Tour De Fat
New Belgium’s Tour de Fat is coming back to Durham’s American Tobacco Campus!  Grab your friends, decorate yourselves and your bike and come on out for a great time!  Bike Parade begins at 11, with registration beginning at 10am to get signed in. The parade will last about an hour and then the festival (revival) will begin with great music, skits, bike pit and great beer selections from New Belgium!  All proceeds from the event  benefit local charities.

When: Saturday 10-5pm
10:00am-11:00am: Registration
11:00am-12:00pm: Parade
12:00pm-5:00pm: Revival
Where:  Diamond View Park – Durham
More Info: website

Makers Faire

From home-made cookies to home-made robots, Maker Faire:NC promises something for everyone in a showcase of the American creative spirit. Makers, Crafters, Inventors, Evil Geniuses, Scientists and Artists gather for a day of family-friendly fun and inspiration. From home-made cookies to home-made robots, Maker Faire NC promises something for everyone in a showcase of the American creative spirit.

When: Saturday 10-6pm
Where:  Kerr Scott Building – NC Fairgrounds in Raleigh
More Info: website

Sunday June 16th

Durham Food Truck Rodeo
The Father’s Day Durham Food Truck Rodeo scheduled is the biggest Triangle Food Truck Rodeo to date. There will be 62 food trucks there along with Mudbones Blues Review performing on the the Lawn and DJ PiddiPat  spinning records at the Leaf. Check the website below for the full list of food trucks and the event map.

When: Sunday 12:30-4:30pm
Where:  Durham Central Park
More Info: website

Pop-Up Sunday at Ornamentea
POP-UP Sunday is a monthly event that gives local businesses, artists and the community a chance to mingle. It’s not just art or antiques or food trucks, it’s a handpicked mix of all that and more! This Sunday’s event is particularly special as it will help raise money for the SPCA of Wake County with a Puppy Hug-a-thon. For a $5 donation you can get 10 minutes of puppy hugs. The event food truck is Chick-N-Que, and beer will be available for donations.

When: Sunday 12-5pm
Where: Ornamentea Parking Lot – Downtown Raleigh
More Info: website

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