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Upcoming Triangle Spring Events 2015

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Below is a quick list of major annual spring events in the Triangle coming up in March, April and May. This list isn’t exhaustive, just a selection of major events that caught my eye. I’ll be adding others as I hear about them so check back each month. If you have any suggestions feel free to leave them in he comment below. I only note two large food truck rodeos but there are many other great food trucks events scheduled. Follow my friend The Wandering Sheppard to stay up to date on the latest food truck news and events. I’ll also be sharing about the upcoming annual outdoor concert series in a separate post in a few weeks. Here’s to warmer weather!

March 2015
5th – Empty Bowls 

7th – Nog Run Club St. Paddys Run Green 8k and Kilt Run 

7th – Raleigh Maker’s Market

8th – Durham Food Truck Rodeo 

8th – Bull City Food & Beer Experience

13-15th – Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh

14th – Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade

28th – Sarah P Duke Garden Spring Plant Sale

28th – Tour De Brew

28th – LoneRider Showdown

29th – Wake Forest Food Truck Rodeo

March 7th – April 26th – Taste 2015 A Celebration of Food and Drink

April 2015
1st – Casks on Fools at Crank Arm Brewery

4th – Raleigh Maker’s Market

9th – Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

11th – World of Beer Festival Raleigh

12th – Carrboro Open Streets

12th – Raleigh Eurobike Show

16-19th – Shakori Hills Grass Roots Music Festival

17th -26th – Wake Forest Herbfest

18th – Counter Culture Coffee 20th Anniversary Celebration

18th – NC Cuegrass Festival at The Pit BBQ

23rd – Midtown Beach Music Kickoff

24th-26th – Art of Cool Festival

25th – Spring Daze Arts and Crafts Festival Cary Bond Park

25th – Brewgaloo

25th-26th – Piedmont Farm Tour

April 30th – May 3rd – Raleigh Food & Wine Festival

May 2015
2nd – Apex Peak Festival

2nd-3rd – Oakwood Garden Tour & Tea

3rd – Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo

3rd – Raleigh Maker’s Market

9th – Note in the Pocket’s Socks & Undie 5k Rundie

10th – Oaks & Spokes Festival

15th -17th – Artsplosure

15th-17th – Got To Be NC Festival

16th-17th – Hillsborough Spring Garden Tour

16th – Tour De Coup Raleigh

21st-25th – Freedom Balloon Festival

23rd – Annual Piedmont Car Show

30th – Durham Blues & Brews Festival

Have a suggestion? Feel free to leave it in the comment section below.

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Beericana Craft Beer & Music Festival September 27th – Holly Springs, NC

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If you like craft beer, live music, and food trucks this event is for you! Mark your calendars for September 27th and make plans to be at Sugg Farm Park in Holly Springs, NC to attend the first annual Beericana Craft Beer and Music Festival.

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Craft Breweries
Hundreds of American craft beers will be available to sample from more than 50 breweries from the Triangle to California. Located just 20 minutes from downtown Raleigh and 30 minutes from Durham, this event is the perfect opportunity for beer aficionados, beer lovers, and the casual beer drinker to meet brewers and brewery representatives and learn about their beers.

  • Breweries Participating Include (but are not limited to): AleSmith, Aviator, Bear Republic, Big Boss, Bombshell, Brice’s Brewing, Brueprint, Bull City Ciderworks, Carolina Brewery, Carolina Brewing Co, Compass Rose, Crank Arm, Deep River, Double Barley, Draft Line, Flat Top, Florida Brewing, Foothills, Fortnight, Front Street, Fullsteam, Gizmo, Haw River, Lagunitas, Lonerider, Mystery, Natty Greene’s, New Belgium, Nickelpoint, Olde Hickory, Oskar Blues, Railhouse, Regulator, Sierra Nevada, Starpoint, Steel String, Sub Noir, The Olde Mecklenburg, The Unknown, Triangle, Triple C, White Rabbit, White Street
  • VIP Breweries Participating Include (but are not limited to): Bear Waters, Birdsong, Burial, Catawba, Fonta Flora, NoDa, One World, Raleigh, Twin Leaf, Wicked Weed
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Music Lineup
Beericana is proud to bring in musical talent from around the state. Headlined by Asheville’s The Honeycutters, the stage will feature local bluegrass duo Lynda and Pattie as well as Darkwater Rising and Skinny Bag of Sugar. The inaugural festival will have the perfect soundtrack to enjoy some great brews on an early autumn afternoon.

  • Featured Musical Artists The Honeycutters (thehoneycutters.com); Lynda and Pattie (lyndaandpattie.com); Darkwater Rising (darkwaterrising.net); Skinny Bag of Sugar (skinnybag.com)

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Food Trucks
In addition to the tunes, the 2014 Beericana Craft Beer and Music Festival will feature over a dozen local food trucks! From Korean BBQ to pretzels to gourmet cupcakes, this year’s festival will provide food options sure to appeal to everyone!

  • Food Trucks Participating Include: All-American, Baguettaboutit, CJ’s Street Food, Dump Pho King, Hobby Hill Farm Fresh Pretzels, JAM Ice Cream, Ko Kyu BBQ, Not Just Icing, Olio and Aceto, Stuft, Tailgater Toby, Valentino’s

Ticket Info
Tickets for the 2014 Beericana Craft Beer and Music Festival are on sale now. General Admission tickets are $45 in advance and $55 at the door (if available). VIP Tickets are $75 online and will feature a 90 minute VIP-only time, as well as special beers from breweries not available to general admission. Tickets can be purchased online at www.beericana.com.

The festival offers a “Designated Driver” ticket price of $15, available online or at the door, to encourage attendee responsibility. There will also be plenty of cabs available from both Taxi Taxi and Safe Ride Home. For those driving, on-site parking will be plentiful and free!

Supporting Local
We are proud of the festival’s Holly Springs, NC roots.In an effort to do our part and give back to the Holly Springs and NC Beer communities, the Beericana Craft Beer and Music Festival is donating a portion of its proceeds to Meg’s Smile Foundation (megsmile.org) and The NC Brewers Guild (ncbeer.org).

Beericana Craft Beer & Music Festival
September 27th, 2014 12pm-6pm
Sugg Farn Park – Holly Springs, NC (map)
www.beericana.com
For updates & inside notes follow them on twitter @beericana and @919beer.

All attendees are urged to taste responsibly. Please know your limits. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted into the show. Valid photo identification must be presented.

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