June 28, 2019

Movies by Moonlight

Attend 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. This week, check out Ralph Breaks the Internet. A portion of the Movies By Moonlight proceeds will benefit the WakeMed Children’s Hospital. $5, Free/ages 12 and under; 8003 Regency Parkway Cary, NC; 919.462.2025

Fridays on the Front Porch

Kick off the weekend with us at Fridays on the Front Porch (#FOFP) a popular end-of-the-week celebration in Chapel Hill, NC. Sip on crafted cocktails while listening to live music and enjoying featured food trucks. Friday, 5 – 8 pm; 211 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516; 919.933.2001

Summerfest: Broadway’s Greatest Hits

Celebrate Broadway’s biggest songs from Broadway’s biggest blockbusters! Experience all the show-stopping tunes you love from Broadway’s biggest hits! Spend an evening with songs from Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, The Lion King, Les Miserables, Mamma Mia!, and Beauty and the Beast performed by top vocalists. It’s the ultimate show tune extravaganza! Kids 12 and under always admitted free on the lawn; save even more with Lawn Flex Passes. $38; Saturday, 7:30 pm; 8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, NC 27518

Ultimate Queen Tribute

This tribute combines some of the most iconic rock anthems of all time with a theatrical performance style and eye-popping production. The show focuses on the extremely diverse body of the band’s greatest hits, from “Bohemian Rhapsody” to “We Will Rock You,” to “We Are The Champions,” to “Another One Bites The Dust,” to the David Bowie collaboration “Under Pressure,” to “Somebody To Love” and “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”. Friday, 8 pm; 123 Vivian St, Durham, NC 27701; 919.680.2787

Movie Party with Bohemian Rhapsody

Come early to join PopUp Chorus and sing one of your favorite Queen anthems with the crowd. Pose like Freddy and enjoy some other rock royalty activities. Activities from 6:30 to 8:30 pm; movie begins at 9. Hot dogs and hamburgers available through Iris concessions (vegetarian options available), or bring a picnic. Please note, movie parties include special activities and are not included in members’ free movie benefits. $8/Members, $10/Nonmembers, Free/ages 6 and under free; Saturday, 6:30 pm; 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607; 919.839.6262

Brew ‘n’ Choo

Join in a spectacular Brew ‘N’ Choo event featuring The Spiedie Turtle food truck and White Street Brewing! They have spaced out the trains a bit to give everyone time for either an afternoon or an evening ride. Gates open at 1 pm with trains at 2:3045:30, and 7 so whether you make this a family afternoon or a dinner event! Enjoy a cold beer, delicious food, and relaxing train ride – all in support of our future on-site restrooms project. $7 – $10; Saturday, 1 – 6 pm; 3900 Bonsal Rd, New Hill, NC 27562; 919.362.5416

Upstairs at Goodnights: Carly and Maddie’s Comedy Extravaganza

Carly Kane is a writer, producer, and stand-up in Chicago. She is a graduate of The Comedy Studies program at Second City and has been published in The Pink Canoe and Comedy of Chicago. At 20 years old, Maddie Wiener has opened for Dave Attell, Rich Vos, Nikki Glaser, Joe List, and others. She has appeared on Sirius XM Radio’s RawDog Comedy, was a 2018 semi-finalist for Stand-Up NBC, and is a regular at Goodnights Comedy Club and Dead Crow Comedy Room in her home state of North Carolina, as well as at The Comedy Bar and The Laugh Factory where she attends school in Chicago. There is a two item minimum in the showroom. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hours prior to showtime). Saturday, 10:30 pm; 861 W. Morgan St, Raleigh, NC 27603

Carolina Hurricanes Summerfest Celebration

Summerfest Celebration features the final practice of Prospects Development Camp, an autograph session with camp participants, an equipment sale and a State of the Hurricanes discussion. There are also over 20 interactive inflatables, games and experiences, free giveaways and appearances by Stormy and the Pepsi Storm Squad. Saturday, 10 am; 1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607; 919.861.2300

Park It in the Market Food Truck Rodeo

Along with loads of ready-to-eat foods inside the farmers market, they’ll have: 454 Grill, 815 Gourmet Grill, Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Hot Chix Hotcakes And Chicken, Kona Ice of Western Wake County – Andy & Leigh Roach, Mr. A’s Beignets, Mr. Cheesesteak, Mr. Mongolian, Olsen’s Craft Wieners, Poblanos Tacos and More. Saturday, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm; Holly Springs Farmers Market, 300 W. Ballentine St, Holly Springs, NC 27540

Wake Forest Food Truck Rodeo

Just about everything and anything that is served from the back of a truck will be featured at the rodeo from savory food and dessert vendors. Plus, a beer tent will be provided by Brooks Street Bowl. There will also be a variety of vendors selling high quality crafts, merchandise and promoting their services. In addition, the kids have fun in the Kid’s Zone that will include face painting by Paint Savvy, a bouncy house, photo booth, road chalk, hula hoops, ball toss and bubble fun! The Raleigh Moonwalk will be on-site. You can also walk over to Brooks Street Bowl and get special discounts on bowling while you’re there. The Food Truck Rodeo will be held rain or shine. Most of the trucks accept credit cards. Sunday, 12 pm; Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S Brooks St, Wake Forest, NC27587

Tour de Pork 2019

Join on the Tour De Pork as they showcase Durham restaurant customers, each of whom is committed to sourcing ethical meats and who, collectively, utilize all parts of the hog. Here’s how it works: Register online at firsthandfoods.com/tour-de-pork (so they know how to find you and make sure you receive prizes). Download the “Passpork” PDF with participating restaurants, dishes and promotion details. Enjoy any of the dishes in the Passpork from June 3rd-July 31st! Participating restaurants include Pizzeria Toro, Nanasteak, Bull City Burger & Brewery, Monuts, Dashi, Pompieri, Pie Pushers, Lucky’s Delicatessen, Rose’s Noodles, Dumplings & Sweets, Geer Street Garden, Alley Twenty Six, Fullsteam Brewery, Local 22, Loaf and Bleu Olive. Snap a photo of each dish you try and post a photo to Instagram with the tag #tourdepork or email that photo to tourdepork@firsthandfoods.com. Dine and repeat this process! Sunday; Durham, NC

Negroni Week Finale

This one day pop-up bar celebrates the Negroni’s 100th birthday. Portions of the proceeds from this special event will be donated to Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation.The Bittery retail shop will be open and they’re breaking the day into two parts: Spritzville will be from 2 – 5 pm. Outside in our parking lot. Featuring Aperol Spritzes and other light and bubbly bitters. They’ll have some lawn (lot) games too! The Bitter Bar will be from 5 -10 pm. The inside of their Pink Building turns into a speakeasy! they’re putting together a special cocktail menu featuring bitters on bitters on bitters, all focusing on Negroni-esque drinks. Cocktail menu will be released soon. Sunday, 2 – 10 pm; 501 East Davie St, Raleigh NC 27601

Brunches Brew

Brunches Brew is our weekly jazz jam brunch hosted by Alan Thompson (Zoocru, sax). Each Sunday grab a seat on the lawn and enjoy good vibes, food trucks and a cold brew from Hi-Wire. Please let them know you are coming by RSVP. Free; Sunday, 12 – 3 pm; Golden Belt Campus, 800 Taylor St, Durham, NC 27701

Fayetteville Pride Fest

This family-friendly event is an afternoon of celebrating Fayetteville’s diverse community, with a specific focus on LGBTQ outreach, acceptance, and resources. Part of Fayetteville Pride’s mission is to produce diverse and inclusive events that will create visibility and help to foster a sense of community and acceptance in Fayetteville and surrounding areas. Saturday, 12 – 6 pm; Rowan St & Ray Ave, Fayetteville, NC 28303

By Whitney

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