Weekend

June 14, 2019

Peak City Pig Fest

Live music, a beer garden, a barbecue competition (sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society) and more make for one of Apex’s tastiest events of the year. Free; Friday & Saturday; 210 N. Salem St, Apex, NC 27502

321 at 321 (S Blount) – A Brunch Pop-Up

3…2…1…GO! Pop-up Brunch time! Mark your calenders for a special brunch pop-up just in time for Father’s Day weekend, benefiting 321 Coffee! The special menu will be feature food and Doughp Biscotti from MOFU Shoppe‘s Chef Matt Greiner, fresh New York Style Bagels from @boldbagels /Chef Josiah Halbohm, and coffee from the amazing 321 Coffee. All proceeds will go to benefit 321 Coffee, a non-profit pop-up coffee shop started by NC State Students and staffed by individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through their pop-up events, they aim to provide fulfilling engagements for their employees and promote a community identity through customer service and integration of communities. Saturday, 11 am – 3 pm; 321 S. Blount St, Raleigh, NC

Go Natural Facial Event

Try a mini facial with luxury skincare products. It’s the best in natural and effective skincare ingredients. Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm; 2032 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC 27605; 919.747.9030

Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy at Durty Bull

Head out to the brewery each week to enjoy a show put on by Rob Schneider Comedy – Not That One and some of our area’s own rising comedian talent. Arrive early for a good seat and to grab some food from the night’s truck before the show! Free; Friday, 8 – 9:30 pm; 206 Broadway St, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27701

Movies by Moonlight at Koka Booth Amphitheatre

Join this family-friendly event that provides the perfect opportunity and atmosphere to sit back, relax and enjoy the stars of the big screen under the stars at one of the region’s most popular venues. A portion of the Movies By Moonlight proceeds will benefit the WakeMed Children’s Hospital. The 2019 series includes: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (Friday); Spider Man into the Spider-Verse (June 21); Ralph Breaks the Internet (June 28); Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (July 5); Game Night (July 11); Incredibles 2 (July 26); Jurassic World (August 9); Black Panther (August 16); and A Star is Born (August 30). $5, free/12 and under; Friday; 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC; 919.462.2025

Movie By Moonlight at Dorothea Dix Park

The Movie by Moonlight outdoor film series at Dorothea Dix Park is back this summer, starting with Dirty Dancing! Bring your friends and family to have the time of  your life enjoying this modern classic film under the stars. This event is open to all ages. Friday, 7:30 pm; 2105 Umstead Dr, Raleigh, NC 27603

Ponysaurus Brewing Co. Summer Movie Series

You’re invited to their summer movie series! Join on the patio every Sunday for flicks on the big screen! There’s beer. There are $1 snacks. There’s a movie on the patio! Free; Sundays; 219 Hood St, Durham, NC 27701

Durham Bulls: Lollygagger Night

An ode to one of the most iconic scenes from the best sports movie in history…the Bulls will rebrand to the Durham Lollygaggers, complete with special jerseys, for one night only! Friday, 7:05 pm; 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701

Durham Bulls: Father’s Day

Treat dad to a ballgame on his extra special day! Spend Father’s Day at the DBAP this year. And since it’s Sunday, children can run the bases after the game. Sunday, 5:05 pm; 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701

Father’s Day Brunch at so•ca

Celebrate your dad with a Father’s Day Brunch at so•ca. Dishes include Ribeye Filet Churrasco & Eggs, Jamaican Shrimp & Grits, Huevos Rancheros, Mexican Omelet and Churro Waffles! Plus, Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas, craft beer, and rosé will be flowing. Sunday; 2130 Clark Ave, Raleigh, NC 27605

Spirits of NC Tasting Festival

The Spirits of NC Festival is the premier tasting event for Spirits curated in North Carolina! We will have 40+ different distillers from all over North Carolina showcasing their finest spirits in tastings & cocktails, great food, raffle prizes and of course, live music which we are proud to annuunce is Autumn Nicholas Band! The following distilleries will be participating with more coming soon: Lonerider SpiritsTOPO Organic DistillerySocial House VodkaWarehouse DistilleryOld Nick Williams Company Farm & DistilleryBroad Branch DistillerySouthern Distilling CompanySouthern Grace Distilleries,Seventy Eight oC SpiritsRaleigh Rum Company, Doc Porter’s Distillery, and Gordian Knot Rum. All proceeds will benefit the Distillers Association of North Carolina. $35 (includes admission, sampling cup and a lite buffet), $60/VIP (includes early admission, 1 raffle ticket, a specialty sampling cup, VIP buffet); Saturday, 1 pm; 614 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603

Summerfest: Classics Under the Stars with the North Carolina Symphony

Join under the stars as the Symphony shares great moments in classical music, including selections from Beethoven and Mozart, Rossini’s William Tell Overture, Copland’s Down a Country Lane, and much more! Saturday, 7:30 pm; 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC 27518; 919.733.2750

Daiquiri Dash

Join in a 5K fun and reward yourself with daiquiri’s, music, food and fun! This run is not about finish times, this fun run is about having a great time with your friends & family! Walkers are welcome. All participants get a free daiquiri after crossing the finish line. Feel free to stay to picnic and hang out at the park after you complete your run. They will have daiquiri’s & beer for $5 before and after the race! No outside liquor allowed. Registration includes a T-shirt, race bib, medal & a free daiquiri. Costumes are encouraged! $30 – $40; Saturday, gates open: 12 pm, race time: 2 pm; Dorothea Dix Park, 691 Palmer Dr, Raleigh, NC 27603

Fathers Day Beer Dinner

Legitimate Excuse uses craft beer to enhance culinary offerings by pairing the best beer available with an incredible gastronomic experience. The second installment of their Legitimate Excuse Beer Dinner Series includes hors d’oeuvres followed by five courses, all paired with the perfectly poured craft beer. $96 (includes happy hour, five courses, six craft beers, and gratuity), $120 (includes the standard ticket perks, a Legitimate Excuse t-shirt and unlimited refills); Sunday, 6 pm; MOFU Shoppe, 321 South Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601

By Whitney

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