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April 23, 2018


Durham Bulls: Taco Tuesday
All game long, get $2 tacos at the DBAP! Come for the baseball, stay for the tacos. Tuesday; 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701; 919.687.6500


Music in the Valley
Crabtree Valley Mall’s concert series returns! Come relax on our patio, listen to live music and enjoy great food and drink specials from Brio Tuscan Grille, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood and Steaks, and Fleming’s Steakhouse and Wine Bar. Wednesdays, 6:30 pm; Crabtree Valley mall, on the patio (upper level, across from Brio, Fleming’s, McCormick & Schmick’s), 4325 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612; 919.787.8993

White Street Brewing Dinner
Cheers to patio weather and some delicious Spring flavors featured alongside some much-loved breweries from the Bull & Oak Cities. Second up in their Spring 2018 series, Local 22 Kitchen and Bar is partnering up with White Street Brewing Co.! This is also their first time partnering up with this Wake Forest brewery. From their Classics to Park Avenue to Back Alley Series each sip of a White Street brew is the result of true craftsmanship, reviving the era when things were done right the first time, every time. Call and request “April beer dinner”. Wednesday; 2200 W Main St, Durham, NC 27705; 919.286.9755

Brewery Bhavana’s Anniversary Beer Release
To celebrate their year anniversary, Brewery Bhavana is releasing six new bottles of wood-aged beers. Try their new Papaver, Brett Saison, Bounty, Sylvan, Saison Blanc and Burrow beers. Wednesday, 5 pm, Tasty Beverage Company, 327 W. Davie Street, Suite 106, Raleigh, NC; Thursday, 5 pm, State of Beer, 401a Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603; Friday, 5 pm, Ridgewood Wine and Beer, 1214 Ridge Rd, Raleigh,NC


Good Together: A Jeffersonian Dinner Benefiting Activate Good
Join in a four-course meal prepared by award winning local chef, Matt Lowery. This unique “jeffersonian dinner” event will take place at the rustic Campbell Lodge, in Durant Nature Preserve in North Raleigh. All proceeds will benefit Activate Good’s volunteer programs for social impact in the Triangle. Tickets; Thursday, 6 – 9 pm; Campbell Lodge, 3237 Spottswood St, Raleigh, NC 27615

Big Biscuit Showdown
The Third Annual Big Biscuit Showdown is a unique food competition with teams comprised of Rise Biscuits Donuts chefs and a local brewery or beverage company. Each Rise chef will prepare a special biscuit and donut with inventive toppings and fillings that will be paired with a local craft-made beverage. You are invited to taste, enjoy and then vote for your favorite biscuit, donut and beverage. This year, guest celebrity chef judges will also select winners in each category. The winning biscuit, donut and beverage will receive the coveted Big Biscuit Showdown belt. All proceeds from the Big Biscuit Showdown will be donated to Meals on Wheels Durham, a non-profit agency that helps older adults and people with disabilities stay safe at home. They are well-known for their weekday hot lunch delivery program, but they offer so much more in support to their homebound clients. Meals on Wheels partners with other local organizations to help clients access in-home care and companionship, assistance with prescription medication, home repair, and more. $50; Thursday, 6 – 9 pm; The Rickhouse, 609 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701; 919.264.1038

RGC Annual Plant Sale
Buy Perennials! Annuals! Hanging Baskets! Bee Vendors, Fresh Honey, Eggs, Soaps from Buck Naked Farms. On Thursday from 11 am – 2 pm, snag food from the Oak City Fish and Chips food truck and Friday, 11 am – 2 pm from Rare Earth Farms food truck. The Raleigh Garden Club spring plant sale has proceeds giving back to the community in the form of donations as well as our many Civic Improvement projects. Thursday though Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm; Historic Polk House,  537 N. Blount St, Raleigh, NC

Midtown Beach Music
Celebrating its 11th season, the Thursday evening Midtown Beach Music Series at North Hills is popular with event goers from around North Carolina, hosting over 125,000 guests throughout the 18 week season. The series offers the best of Beach Music on warm summer nights and features Shag dancing, a time-honored tradition in the South. Free; Thursdays, 6-9pm; 4321 Lassiter at North Hills Ave, Raleigh, NC 27609

R & B Thursdays
Haymaker has something fun for you! Every Thursday head over to this amazing bar for cocktails, games and vibes. Thursdays, 9 pm – 1 am; 555 Fayetteville St #115, Raleigh, NC 27601

By Whitney

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