June 7, 2019

World’s Largest Flip Flop 1K

This non-timed 1K fun run and everyone must wear unaltered “thong” flip flops! The current Guinness World Record is 1587! You must be at Bond Brothers Beer Company by 10:30am. Included in your registration is a race shirt which MUST BE WORN DURING THE RUN. If you are not wearing thong (unaltered) sandals, you will not be able to participate. Our record was broken by a group in Arizona and we need your help to get it back. The current Guinness World Record is 1,587 participants. If you can walk a 1K in flip flops, you can join us! Please make sure you wear your event shirt to the 1K with unaltered thong flip flops (no back straps allowed). $25, $160/group of 10; Friday, 4 – 7 pm, Saturday, 9 – 10:30 am; Bond Brothers Beer Company, 202 East Cedar St, Cary, NC 27511

June is PRIDE Month

We are excited to be a part of the celebration in Downtown Raleigh.
We have flags for just $9.50 AND we’ll be donating half of all flag sales to the LGBT Center of Raleigh. You can also get fabulous Videri Chocolate PRIDE bars at DECO. $1 from each bar will go to the LGBT Center as well! 19 W. Hargett Street  Raleigh NC 27601

Live & Local Spring Fest 2019

Hear, see, eat, and drink local at Live & Local Spring Fest 2019! This festival is a free community festival presented by Artsplosure in partnership with Live It Up! Hillsborough Street. This spring celebration is your chance to join your community in celebrating the unique art, music, food and beer of North Carolina. Come out to Hillsborough Street on June 8 for an afternoon of performances on the Live & Local Main Stage, a Kid’s Zone with performances and craft activities for the youngest members of our community, as well as a food truck rodeo and craft beers from our friends at Raleigh Brewing. Saturday, 12 pm; Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27605

Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo

Feast from over 50 food trucks from across North Carolina. A 1/2 mile of food trucks and restaurants spread out over 11 city blocks. The line of Food trucks goes from the State Capital to City Plaza. Free; Sunday, 12 pm; Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Downtown Cary Food & Flea

Downtown Cary Food & Flea is an artisan market held the 2nd Sunday of each month. Check out local crafters & artists, local food artisans, vintage finds, local craft beer, local musicians, food trucks in a down-home community feel. Sunday, 12 – 4 pm; Fidelity Bank Plaza on the corner of Academy Street & W. Chatham Street

Outdoor Screening of The Princess Bride

The voters have spoken and, as you wish, The Princess Bride wins the Battle of the Rom-Coms. Revisit Princess Buttercup and Westley, Inigo Montoya, Vizzini the Sicilian, and all your favorites in this classic romantic comedy (but watch out for Rodents of Unusual Size). Miss this movie? Inconceivable! $7; Friday, 9 pm; 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

Pimento Cheese Festival

Food trucks will line Academy Street to serve their regular menu, along with at least two new dishes featuring a southern delicacy: pimento cheese! Enjoy live music at the Downtown Park, grab a drink from local breweries, and taste some of the best pimento cheese samples from local restaurants. You can even test your skills in the pimento cheese sculpting contest. Saturday, 11 am – 4 pm; Academy Street between Dry Ave. and Waldo St.

Raleigh’s International Food Festival

The goal of the festival is to promote cross cultural exchange and respect through a celebration of culture, art, food and wine. This celebration is in the heart of Raleigh with nonstop entertainment and performances from around the world. So reserve a room downtown and go check out all the fun businesses downtown, museums and parks in Raleigh! Free; Saturday, 12 pm; City Plaza, 400 Fayetteville St

By Whitney

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