February 15, 2019

Hawaiian Bar Crawl

Aloha! Grab your friends and your Hawaiian shirt for this Hawaiian themed Bar Crawl in the middle of February. Raleigh Hawaiian Bar Crawl Tickets Include complimentary ‘party favor’ and Hawaiian lei upon starting the bar crawl at Tapworks; a $5 gift card to spend at Tapworks upon starting the bar crawl; and a free food item (to be used at a later date) at Tapworks upon finishing the bar crawl and posting once to your social media account with the hashtag #hawaiianraleighbarcrawl. Look forward to exclusive drink/food specials at partnering bars & restaurants, an online and printed map to refer to on the bar crawl, good vibes, music & more! $15; Saturday, 2 – 10 pm; Tapworks, 222 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Downtown Raleigh Home Show

Discover the latest in home improvement, design, landscaping, and more at the Downtown Raleigh Home Show. This Old House host Kevin O’Connor will be on site too! $8/online, $10/box office, free/ Children Ages 12 & Under; Friday, 11 am-9 pm, Saturday, 10 am-9 pm, Sunday, 10 am-6 pm; 500 South Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

2019 NC International Auto Expo

For 32 years the Wake County New Vehicle Dealers Association has brought the world of cars and trucks to central North Carolina. Hybrids, Electric Cars, SUV’s, Compacts, Luxury, you name it – the Expo has it. Learn all about domestic vehicles and imports from manufacturer representatives. In fact, you can get behind the wheel! Sign up to take a test drive at one of the ride and drive events! $12; 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

The Music of Whitney Houston with the North Carolina Symphony

Whitney Houston was an incredibly rare talent with a powerhouse voice that touched our hearts and souls. Join the Symphony and vocal sensation Amanda Cole, formerly of En Vogue, for a Valentine’s weekend show celebrating the Whitney songs you know and love, including “How Will I Know?,” “Where Do Broken Hearts Go?,” and of course, “I Will Always Love You.” $40+; Friday & Saturday, 8 pm; 2 East South St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Blazers, Bullies, & Beer

Support Carolina Adopt-A-Bulls Rescue and spend the day with furry friends in need of a home. Enjoy local craft brews and $100 of custom blazers. 10% of sales at the event with benefit Carolina Adopt-A-Bulls Rescue. Saturday, 12 – 3 pm; 408 Daniels St, Raleigh, NC 27605

Love Is Dogs, Beer, Donuts, & Gosling/Stone

Love comes in many forms, and we want to help you celebrate with a day full of fun. Reserve your spot for the Doggy & Me couples massage here! At noon grab beer/cider paired with Duck Donuts. From 2-6 pm, Carolina Boxer Rescue will have adoptions and from 7-9:30 pm, there will be a Showing of Crazy, Stupid, Love. Saturday, 12 – 10 pm; 4015 University Dr, Durham, NC 27707

NC landmark rebounds from Hurricane Florence

Blockade Runner Beach Resort, a historic landmark and oceanfront icon of North Carolina for 55 years, is reopening this Weekend. Blockade Runner closed in September to repair substantial damages sustained from Hurricane Florence. On Saturday, they will reopen the tower building containing the largest block of rooms at the resort. This will be followed by the reopening of the balcony building in March-April. Designated a historic landmark by the Historic Wilmington Foundation, Blockade Runner’s mid-century design contains 120 waterfront rooms in the tower building and 30 oceanfront rooms in the balcony building. All spring and summer events at Wrightsville Beach supported by Blockade Runner will continue as usual. These include: the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Marathon Madness weekend (Mar 8-9); US Open Fat Bike Beach Championship presented by Alpha Mortgage (Mar 22-24); the Carolina Cup, presented by Surftech (April 24-28); Charity Surf Camps by Indo Jax (May-Sept 2019); Wahine Classic, O’Neil Sweetwater Pro-Am Surf Fest, and Surfers Healing (Aug 2019).

Free Yoga Sculpt Class

CorePower Yoga and The Carolinian on Glenwood will be hosting a Free Yoga Sculpt Class! Sunday, 4 pm; 435 Woodburn R, Space A0168, Raleigh, NC 27605

By Whitney

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