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October 14, 2019


Mat Pilates with Morgan

Lengthen, strengthen and energize during this class at Aillea Raleigh. Monday, 5:45 – 6:45 pm; 2032 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC 27605; Reserve: 919.747.9030


Katie Parla: “Food of the Italian South” Cookbook Pizza Party

Join author Katie Parla and Chef-Owner Teddy Diggs of Coronato for a special collaborative dinner. Dishes include Manell’ (fried polenta fritters), Frittata ai Fiori (Frittata with flowers), Polpette Casce e ovo (bread Meatballs), Insalata di Rinforozo (Cauliflower, olive, pepper, and caper salad), pizza: La Marinara Rivisitata di Attilio Bachetti (marinara with garlic pecorino Parmigiano, and basil), Pizza all’Alto Casertano (Lard, onions, black pepper, fig jam, Pecorino), Pizza con N’duja e Fior di Latte * Feat. Mutti (tomato, fresh milk mozzarella, ‘nduja, basil), ‘A Pizza co’lErva (vegetable Calzone), and dessert for the table. $70; Tuesday, 5:30 -7 pm or 7:30 – 9 pm; Two Hills Drive, Suite 140, Carrboro, NC 27510


TerraVita: East Meets West Dinner

The Carolina Table: East Meets West brings chefs from the coast to the mountains together for one evening at the Fearrington Village. The multi-course meal is served family style, showcases some of the most exciting talent in the state today. In honor of their 10th and final festival, they’re bringing back 10 “East Meets West alumni” chefs for a night of exceptional food and community spirit. In addition, master baker Lionel Vatinet of La Farm Bakery will provide fresh baked breads and crafted spreads for the dinner. Sour Grapes will serve their wines, Botanist & Barrel will serve their ciders and dry fruit wines, Tarboro Brewing Company will serve craft beer and Carrboro Coffee Roasters will serve coffee. Our 2019 chef lineup includes: Colin Bedford – Fearrington House in Pittsboro; Daniel Benjamin – lucettegrace in Raleigh; Ashley Boyd – 300 East in Charlotte; Steven Devereaux Greene – Herons at The Umstead in Cary; Vivian Howard – Chef & The Farmer in Kinston; Joe Kindred – Kindred in Davidson and Hello, Sailor in Cornelius; Cheetie Kumar – Garland in Raleigh; Dean Neff – Love, Lydia in Wilmington; Keith Rhodes – Catch in Wilmington; and Jesse Roque – Never Blue in Hendersonville. Note: If you have food allergies or dietary restrictions, do not purchase tickets before contacting 404.822.0276. There are no refunds, and many food allergies cannot be accommodated since all dishes are served family style. $120; Wednesday, 6 – 8:30 pm; Fearrington Villiage, Pittsboro, NC 27312


TerraVita Hill Fire: A Barbecue Revival with Pigs & Pies

Chefs, pitmasters, brewers, distillers, farmers, and bakers – the best from across the Southeast – will join forces to present a fantastic dinner under the moonlight. The VIP experience (beginning at 4:45) includes early access to working pitmasters and chefs – with a behind-the-scenes look at how they do what they do. Then, take in a mini cocktail social and experience special sips from Sean Umstead of Kingfisher in Durham before the Pigs & Pies dinner kicks off. In addition to Umstead slinging cocktails, James Creek Cider House will be serving their ciders and other beverage producers will be announced in the coming weeks. Our 2019 chef line up includes: Justin Burdett of Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill, NC; Wyatt Dickson of Picnic in Durham, NC; Teddy Diggs of Coronato in Carrboro, NC; Norma Kessler of Sweet Arielle Bakery in Durham, NC; Sam Jones of Sam Jones BBQ in Winterville, NC; Ricky Moore of Saltbox Seafood Joint in Durham, NC; Matthew Register of Southern Smoke BBQ in Garland, NC; Ali Rudel of East Durham Bake Shop in Durham, NC; Chris Prieto of Prime Barbecue in Knightdale, NC; and Jake Wood of Plates Kitchen in Raleigh, NC.If you have food allergies or dietary restrictions, please contact us at 404-822-0276 before purchasing tickets. $80 – $105; Thursday, 6:30 – 8:30 pm; 301 West Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510

2019 North Carolina State Fair

The largest annual event in the state, the North Carolina State Fair draws one million visitors through the gates each Oct., marking what many consider to be the unofficial beginning of the fall season. Eleven days of high-flying rides, deep-fried foods, live music, stunt shows and other entertainment (including nightly fireworks) has been a can’t-miss event for generations of families—the 2019 version of the North Carolina State Fair marks the 152nd year of the event! Thursday through October 27th; 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

By Whitney

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