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March 4, 2019


Cooking for a Classic

The Third Annual Cooking for a Classic features 8 top Triangle chefs competing in a tournament-style format while raising funds for the Lucy Daniels Center! Your evening will include six plated courses by two chefs; a silent auction of chef-designed packages; and a cocktail bar featuring local brews, spirits and wines for purchase. Vote anonymously along with expert guest judges to see who moves on to the next round and ultimately wins a classic Jeep Scrambler or $15,000 cash! $75; Monday & Tuesday, 6 pm; 1705 East Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609


Durham Mardi Gras 2019

Mardi Gras is back on Fat Tuesday. Celebrate with five stages of great music, dancing, festivities, food and entertainment. In the great local tradition they’ll be mixing their own kind of NC musical gumbo, made with a dash of Cajun spice, and a big ole ladle of Durm. The parade starts at the bull in CCB Plaza at 7 p.m. and heads to Rigsbee Avenue. Tuesday, 7 pm; 220 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701

Bingo in the Garden

Join in for Bingo Night in the Garden. One card per player and you can enter and exit game play at any time. Winning cards can choose between free wings or Brussels sprouts. Bingo Night will be held the first Tuesday of every month. Free; Tuesday, 6 pm; 3211 Old Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC 27707


PBS Brew Day

This brew day is for all people who support women in brewing and those involved with the beer industry. There will be snacks, lunch and they will be doing a double brew featuring the YCH PBS hops blend in their brew! Bombshell Beer will be donating money to Pink Boots for the sale of each keg and case of beer. The Pink Boots Society was created to assist, inspire and encourage women beer industry professionals to advance their careers through education. Wednesday, 7:30 am – 6 pm; 120 Quantum Dr, Holly Springs, NC 27540


La Experiencia Latina: 3 Chefs, 3 Countries, 1 Tasty Evening

Join the Friends of the City of Raleigh Museum for a special evening with 3 local chefs representing 3 different Latin American countries in celebration of the museum’s current exhibit, Al Norte Al Norte: Latino Life in North Carolina. Savor the tastes of traditional and fusion food from Central and South America. The evening will begin with a first course by Chef Eli Rodriguez of so•ca representing El Salvadorian cuisine. Chef Angela Salamanca of Centro and Gallo Pelon will represent Mexican cuisine with the second course, and lastly, the dessert course will be provided by Chef Danielle Centeno of Escazu Chocolates, representing Venezuelan cuisine. Live music will provided by Blanchee Reyes and family, echoing the sounds of Guatemala. The event benefits the Friends of the City of Raleigh Museum’s mission to support the City of Raleigh Museum as they seek to preserve the social, political, economic, and cultural history of Raleigh while considering its present and envisioning its future. $75; Thursday, 6:30 pm; 220 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601

By Whitney

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