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March 5, 2018


Burgerim’s Brand Opening
New to the burger scene, but growing fast, Burgerim will honor its LA flagship locationexisting locations throughout the country and prepare for ramped up expansion efforts – anticipating a total of 130 locations by the end of 2018 – with a “brand opening” promotion. Burgerim locations throughout the USA will offer 11 cent burgers (in recognition of its 11 different patty options) to the first 111 guests to arrive and share their local Burgerim page’s pinned Facebook post. Various promotions will include specials such as Wing Wednesday, Thirsty Thursday and Family Pack Weekender. Monday through March 25th


Old Forester Bourbon Dinner
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club will host an Old Forester Bourbon Dinner featuring selections from the world-renowned distillery. Join Executive Chef Jason Cunningham for a masterfully created multi-course menu composed of savory dishes complemented by the evening’s dynamic bourbon pairings from Old Forester. Old Forester is the first bourbon that was sold by the bottle in the United States. No stranger to the bourbon distilling business, Old Forester has used a time-honored and unique process to develop its full bodied, robust Kentucky Straight Bourbon, for more than a century. Old Forester produces nine signature options, making for the perfect cocktail recipes for all occasions. $79, $69/Executive Club members (includes the bourbon pairings); Tuesday, 6:45 pm; 3001 Cameron Blvd, Durham, NC 27705; 919.493.6699


Join in a one-of-a-kind storytelling event with Triangle nonprofit leaders. Failfest is an annual open-mic style event where attendees share their stories of failure with a dash of humor and fun. The event, organized and sponsored by Triangle Community Foundation, BC/DC Ideas, and Third Space Studio, intends to rethink the way society views failure, celebrating it as a learning experience instead of a dead end. FailFest features five “star failures” who have experienced significant obstacles in their careers, but now stand as influential leaders in the Triangle’s nonprofit community. The host speakers include: Tina Bailey, Grant Administrator at Triangle Community Foundation; Stephen Graddick, Storyteller; Marie Hopper, Executive Director of FIRST North Carolina; Tami Schwerin, Executive Director of Abundance NC; and Hector Salgado, Executive Director of Alliance of AIDS Services. The first 50 attendees will receive a free beer! Free; Wednesday, 5-7 pm; The Maywood, 658 Maywood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603


Art Happy Hour! Fashion Illustration – Jillian Ohl
Enjoy wine and snacks while you create your own fashion illustrations! Art materials are provided and Jillian Ohl, who studied at Art + Design at the College of Design at NC State, will lead you in the class. Her artwork often depicts her thoughts, feelings, and attitudes through collaged imagery, drawing and painting. $35, $25/members; Thursday, 7-9 pm; Artspace, 201 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC

The Music of Michael Jackson
From his early years with the Jackson 5 to his mega-hit album Thriller and beyond, Michael Jackson stormed the music industry with hit after hit. Singer James Delisco Beeks and a full band join the Symphony to jam on “ABC,” “I’ll Be There,” “Beat It,” “Rock With You,” “The Way You Make Me Feel,” and many, many more. Thursday, 7:30 pm; North Carolina Symphony, 2 E South St, Raleigh, NC

By Whitney

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