Weekend

April 26, 2019

Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival

Featuring more than 170 local artists, Cary‘s Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival (celebrating their 26th year in 2019) fills the streets with art—paintings, jewelry, sculptures and more—plus food vendors, children’s activities and all-day live music. Free; Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm; 801 High House Rd, Cary, NC 27513; 919.319.4560

Brewgaloo

N.C.’s largest craft beer festival—featuring 100 breweries, 50 food trucks and drawing 30,000 people—Brewgaloo takes over downtown Raleigh for two days each April. The festival, which has free admission on Sat. (so bring plenty of friends!), allows you to purchase either beer samples or full pints from breweries located across the state. The event is part of Beer Month in Raleigh, N.C., a month-long celebration of the nearly 30 craft breweries that call the area home. Friday, 6 – 10 pm, Saturday, 2 – 10 pm; 400 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Moogfest

The festival is devoted to art, music and technology and is hosted at several walkable venues throughout downtown Durham. Composer and singer Thomas Dolby will appear three times at the festival. Songwriter and founding member of Depeche Mode, Martin Gore, will also be on hand for a creative discussion. The festival will once again host a series of durational or long-form performances. New York City-based noise rock band A Place to Bury Strangers and IDM artist, sound designer and coder Richard Devine will each present four-hour performances. Friday – Sunday; East Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701

Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival features free concerts, a firework display, a midway with carnival rides, food vendors, live entertainment, inflatables for children, a street fair with shopping, classic car show, and lots more fun for the whole family! Bands that are performing include The Pharcyde and Tone Loc (Friday), Corey Smith and Colt Ford (Saturday), and Rumors, A Fleetwood Mac tribute band (Sunday). Free/general admission, $25/best seats; Friday, 5 – 10 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 12 – 10 pm; Rowan St & Ray Ave, Fayetteville, NC 28303

7th Annual Bearthday Event

Raleigh City Farm is hosting its 7th annual Bearthday event. The event features farm tours, children’s activities, local and sustainable vendor booths, a silent auction plus food and beverages for purchase (from sponsors Wicked Weed, Wine Authorities, Larry’s Coffee, Whole Foods, Ex-Voto). Saturday, 10 am – 1 pm; 800 North Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27604

Pop-PupAlooza Dog Park at Dix Park

During this pop up event, dogs will be allowed off leash while at our specially crafted dog park. There will be plenty of fun for dogs and owners, along with four acres for dogs to roam, and a small dog area! For humans, food and beer vendors will be at the park making sure you stay fed and hydrated while you play with your best friend. Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets, and anything else you need to keep yourself and your pooch cool and comfortable! There will be fun raffles for pet (and human) prizes throughout the event. Pet-themed vendors will be at the park too, so you can purchase a new toy for your pup, learn about dog health & safety, adoption, and more. Although this is a free event, they ask that you register if you plan to attend. Saturday, 11 am – 4 pm; 2105 Umstead Dr, Raleigh, NC 27602

SPCA of Wake Co. Dog Walk & Woofstock

Join us for the 20th annual SPCA Dog Walk & Woofstock. This year, the SPCA of Wake County will celebrate the 20th anniversary of this life-saving event. Ask your friends and family for support leading up to the event and then celebrate together on April 27th with a walk around Symphony Lake at Booth Amphitheatre in Cary. There will be food, games and local businesses to meet. Saturday, 9 am – 1 pm; Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC 27518

Steakhouse Traditions Return to Sullivan’s

Sullivan’s Steakhouse, a steakhouse rooted in rich tradition with a lively twist, is bringing back its Prime Rib Sunday tradition. Available every Sunday, enjoy the delicious taste of Sullivan’s Prime Rib (12 oz. or 16 oz.), which is hand carved, cooked to perfection and served with garlic horseradish mashed potatoes and a selection of Sullivan’s signature sides. Prime Rib Sunday includes a choice of 12 oz. or 16 oz. hand carved prime rib, which is served with garlic horseradish mashed potatoes and a selection of Sullivan’s signature sides. $39+; Sunday, 5 pm; Sullivan’s Steakhouse, 410 Glenwood Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27603

By Whitney

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