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July 23, 2018

Monday:

Stump! Trivia
Kings Dining & Entertainment offers Stump! Trivia every Monday night in the Lounge! Come see why they were voted “Best Trivia in the Triangle” by the readers of the INDYWeek! Join your host, Trivia Jockey Jason, as he offers up fun and challenging trivia questions for players of all levels. All you need is a group of 2-6 players and they have prizes for the top teams, including $50 for first place. Free; Monday, 7 pm; 141 Park At North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609

Tuesday:

Dictador Rum Dinner
Verandah has partnering with Dictador Rum for a rum dinner, the second in our Supper Club series this year. Enjoy a unique three-course meal paired with beautiful rums, followed by a special finishing course of rum and a custom Columbian cigar, made especially for Dictador. Pairings include Dictador 12 paired with Jerk Beef Cheek, crispy plaintain cup, and orange crema; Dictador 20 paired with Spiced coconut milk poached whitefish, and warm pickled black beans & peppers; Dictador XO Insolent paired with Chocolate almond mousse cake with candied kumquats; and Dictador XO Perpetual with a custom Colombian cigar specifically designed to pair with this fantastic rum. $75; Tuesday, 6:30 – 9:30 pm; 301 South Academy St, Cary, NC 27513

Sex & the City Trivia
Grab your best girls, kick up your Manolos and down some Cosmos at Sex and the City Trivia at The Studio at Unscripted. The best way to reserve tickets is by selecting a team captain and having them be in charge of tickets for ALL team members. Please only reserve single tickets if you are playing by yourself. Free, RSVP here; Tuesday, 7 pm; Unscripted Durham, 202 Corcoran St, Durham, NC 27701

Free Sailing at Lake Crabtree County Park 
You are invited to join NC State Sailing every Tuesday for free sailing. You do not need to know how to sail, but you do need to know how to swim, and to wear a Coast Guard approved PFD, which they provide. You’ll be paired with someone who does have experience and you’ll get the chance to sail a dinghy and participate in races. Each race is approximately 15-18 minutes long, depending on the wind. They’ll fit in as many races as they can, starting at 6:15 pm and going until it’s dark. Tuesday, 5:30- 8 pm through August 7th; Lake Crabtree County Park, 1400 Aviation Parkway, Morrisville, NC

Vineyard Vinyasa Summer Yoga Series: July
Un-wine-d with a yoga class unlike any other. Held at Newport Vineyards and presented by Thames Street Yoga, embark on a 1 hour and 15 mins yoga class, followed by a Newport Vineyards wine tasting. Bring your own mat. $26 (includes yoga class and wine tasting); Tuesday, 5:30 pm; 909 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842

Beer + Burger Night Tuesdays at Brix
Like wine is to cheese, beer is to burgers. Choose from their select menu of burgers and a pint of Taproot Brewing Co. Beer (what’s on tap). Burgers include the Brix Burger with Aquidneck Island Beef, sharp cheddar, house bacon, smoked onion jam, lettuce, and tomato, on a Portuguese bolo; the Good Morning Burger with Aquidneck Island Beef, sharp cheddar, house bacon, house ham, fried egg, and sharp cheddar, on a Portuguese Bolo; and the Beet and Bean Burger with herb mayo, greens, and house pickles, on a Portuguese Bolo. $15; Tuesday, 5 pm; 909 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842

Wednesday:

Wind Down Wednesday Summer Concert Series
This local summer favorite at Waverly Place’s one-acre park and stage area is perfect for music fans of all ages. Come relax and enjoy the charm of Waverly Place, while soaking in the North Carolina weather. Wednesdays, 6 – 9 pm through August 1st; 307 Colonades Way, Cary, NC 27518

Fireside Wednesday Music Series
Join in for extended Taproot Brewing Co. and winery tasting room hours through the summer! Enjoy live music near the fire pits while overlooking the vines. Sip and savor the night while enjoying wine tastings, wine by the glass, beer and sangria, as well as light bites from our kitchens. No cost for entry to the live music or reservation needed, just come by and enjoy! Wednesday 5 – 8 pm; 909 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 0284

Thursday:

AfterHours: Adult Summer Camp
Take a journey back to your childhood summer camp experience: make friendship bracelets, hit the target with archery, race your friends to the top of our 28′ climbing wall, make s’mores, and create a perler bead masterpiece all while enjoying your favorite adult beverage. Play in the tree houses or ride the train while sampling drinks and food that evoke your inner kid. Hideaway Woods, Farmyard, Butterfly House, and Train will be open for your enjoyment. Food trucks will be parked in front of the Museum including MacUrRoni, Chirba Chirba Dumpling,Baguettaboutit, and Tenco Coffee. Thursday, 6:30 – 10 pm; Museum of Life and Science, 433 Murray Ave, Durham, NC

Watermelon Day and Largest Watermelon Contest
Celebrate this iconic summer fruit at Watermelon Day. Enjoy a slice of local watermelon, watch a live weigh-in for the Largest Watermelon Contest, and stock up on fresh, delicious N.C. watermelons. Visit on your lunch break! You can find delicious and affordable lunch options at our three restaurants. Thursday, 11 am – 1 pm; 1240 Farmers Market Dr, Raleigh, NC 27603

Cameron Village Underground: Opening Event with Chris Seward
Join the Friends of the COR Museum at the opening event for the Cameron Village Underground exhibit at the City of Raleigh Museum! The Underground was a premier music venue in the 1970’s & 1980’s, and it included several bars, such as the Frog and Nightgown, Cafe Deja Vu & The Pier. The Underground was played by acts including R.E.M. and Jimmy Buffett, and was the launching place for many regional acts such as the Connells, the Fabulous Knobs, and Arrogance. The Friends of the City of Raleigh Museum will host a short annual meeting and will be providing complimentary beer and wine! Award-winning News & Observer photographer Chris Seward will talk about the experience of the Underground, as immortalized in his numerous photos that make up the exhibit. Free; Thursday, 6:30 pm; 220 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Movies in the Garden 18′
Join in outdoor movies on Thursdays in July & August! All movies will be held in the Stephenson Amphitheatre next to the Raleigh Rose Garden. Movies in the Garden is a family-friendly event, showing movies that are rated G, PG and PG-13. Concessions (including cold adult beverages provided by Raleigh Brewing) will be available for purchase. Food trucks will be at each show. Please, no outside alcohol, as this is a city park, but feel free to bring cushions/blankets/chairs. Looking for parking tips? Download the Hillsborough Street App! Free; Thursday, food: 7 pm, movie: 8:30 pm; 301 Pogue St, Raleigh, NC 27607

Midtown Beach Music Series
Celebrating its 11th season, the Thursday evening Midtown Beach Music Series offers the best of Beach Music on warm summer nights and features Shag dancing, a time-honored tradition in the South. One of the few local free concerts available to the public, this event hosts those looking for a fun night out. With an amazing line-up, the 11th season of this time-honored series is sure to be a fantastic one! Remember, best parking for this event is located in either the CapTrust Tower or Bank of America Tower! Free; Thursdays, 6 – 9 pm; North Hills Commons, 4321 Lassiter at North Hills Ave, Raleigh, NC 27609

By Whitney

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