July 19, 2019

Taste of Soul NC

The Organizer of NC Sugar Rush and the Owner of Jay’s Italian Ice have come together to bring you the 2nd Annual Taste of Soul NC. There will be food trucks, a DJ and tables complete with playing cards for games of Spades and more. Already confirmed to be there are Tropical Delight Smoothies, Chez Moi and Jay’s Italian Ice. Sunday, 1 – 5 pm; 502 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701

National Ice Cream Day a Maple View Ice Cream Store

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at Maple View Ice Cream Store! There will be live music by Back Porch Orchestra and the Mason Lovette Band. Visit with a calf, join in family fun, lawn games, face-painting and more. There will be delicious ice cream specials and more! Sunday, 12 – 9 pm; 6900 Rock Ridge Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278; 919.960.5535

One Giant Leap Festival

Commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s lunar landing! The indoor and outdoor celebration will feature hands-on crafts, demos, a virtual-reality lab where you can “travel” to space and be on the moon, and a bungee-jumping station where you, too, can experience weightlessness, like real astronauts. Food trucks will include: Baguettaboutit, Fuzzy’s Empanadas, Kona Ice, MoonRunners, and STUFT. On Bicentennial Plaza, there will be a beer garden, featuring Lynnwood Brewing Concern. The One Giant Leap Festival is part of Lift Off NC: Apollo+Beyond — a yearlong celebration that marks 50 years since the first human stepped on the moon. Free, but registering helps; Saturday, 11 am – 4 pm; North Carolina Museum of History, 5 East Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601

First Man at NCART

Discover the truth behind the headlines in this movie about the career of Neil Armstrong from Project Gemini to the historic Apollo 11 moon landing. Armstrong suffered hardship and tragedy before his triumphant “giant leap for mankind” took him into legend. Free for members and children 6 and under, $7/nonmembers; Friday, 8:30 pm; 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

Nicole Byer at Raleigh Improv

Nicole Byer is an actress, comedian, writer and on of the funniest women out there these days. Nicole hosts the baking show “Nailed It” currently streaming on Netflix and has a sitcom loosely based on her life streaming on Facebook Watch called “Loosely Exactly Nicole.” She also hosts a podcast called “Why Won’t You Date Me.” She recently starred on the short-lived Fox sketch show “Party Over here.” You’ve also seen her on MTV’s “Girl Code,” “30 Rock,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,” “@Midnight,” “Adult Swim,” “Chelsea Lately,” “Transparent,” “Lady Dynamite” and a Nestle commercial that only runs in Israel. She co-wrote and starred in the “Pursuit of Sexiness” which Variety named a web series to watch. $20 – $40; Friday, 7:30 pm & 9:45 pm, Saturday, 7 pm & 9:30 pm, Sunday, 7 pm; 1224 Parkside Main St, Raleigh, NC 27519; 919.589.8558

Soirée at Marbles

Join in the biggest soirée in the city at Marbles IMAX. They’ll be serving your favorite cocktails & giving you the best indoor/outdoor vibes while playing 90’s, 00’s, rnb, trap, reggae, afro beats, house music & more. featuring karaoke on the patio. $0 – $550; Saturday, 5 – 10 pm; Marble’s IMAX, 201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, 27601

Grl Owned Pop-Up

Every minute of the day’s activities is custom designed by girls for girls. This is the Grl Owned shopping, networking & meet-up experience of Summer 2019. Everything from valet parking to the fiercest Grl Owned vendors with the latest beauty, health & wellness, fashion and much more! Get your girl squad ready and take it over the top with a VIP Pass. $10 – $25; Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm; 121 Seaboard Ave, Raleigh, NC 27604

Charlotte’s Summer Sale

It’s time for Charlotte’s summer sale! All summer clothing is now 50% off and summer shoes are buy one pair, get one free! New arrivals and previous purchases are excluded from sale. Get there soon! Friday; 2034 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC 27605

Voda Boutique’s Sidewalk Sale

Head over to Voda Boutique for up to 75% off their fashions. Plus, you can enter to win a $500 gift card. There’s also a $30 and under rack, $40 and under rack and $100 and under rack! Through Sunday; 4209 Lassiter Mill Rd, Suite 112, Raleigh, NC 27609

By Whitney

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