Weekend

February 8, 2019

Cupid’s Undie Run

In 2010, a group of do-gooders, led by co-founders Brendan Hanrahan, Chad Leathers and Bobby Gill, dropped their pants and ran through the D.C. cold to raise money for research to help end neurofibromatosis (NF), a rare genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body. They ran in their undies because those affected with NF can’t cover up their tumors, so they decided to strip down in solidarity.Since 2010, Cupid’s Charity was created and became a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit with a mission to end NF by funding much needed research. We have raised over $16,900,000 to date, with 100% of net proceeds funding research through our partner the Children’s Tumor Foundation, the world’s leader in NF research. Saturday, 12 – 4 pm; 419 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Hops & Shop Market

Hops & Shop is a traveling market popping up all over Raleigh! Hops & Shop brings vendors together to sell unique crafts and local beer in one convenient location in downtown Raleigh, while supporting and celebrating local businesses. You can expect high quality finds, ranging from southern souvenirs, to a wide selection of locally brewed beer. With a variety of vendors and a 4 hour period to shop exclusively from Raleigh’s finest, this outing is sure to provide exceptional deals and help you start your weekend off right. Saturday, noon – 5 pm; Big Boss Brewing, 1249 Wicker Dr, Raleigh, NC 27604

Corks & Cakes

Corks & Cakes are bringing Valentine’s-themed cupcake flavors that will immediately get you in the spirit of love! The wonderful cupcakes are from The Cupcake Shoppe and flights of four mini cupcakes paired four wines. Must purchase tickets in advance! $18; Sunday, seatings are at 12pm, 1:30 pm, 3 pm, 4:30 pm, and 6 pm; 602 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, CA

80’s Movie Trivia (Love Story Edition) at Aloft Raleigh

Join in the next installment in our series of trivia nights – 80’s Movie Trivia – Love Story Edition. Like all of our trivia nights, costumes are encouraged (you may get bonus points) but are never mandatory. This trivia game will be broken into five rounds – including three traditional rounds, a handout round and a video round. They will give away prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place – and best costume! Don’t think you’re a 80’s Movie Buff? Don’t worry – come out and join for some good ol’ socialization and drink specials! Free; Friday, 8 pm; 100 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607

By Whitney

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