Weekend

January 24, 2020

Savor Sweeter Dreams – An Intimate Dinner Event for a Great Cause

“Top Chef” Kenny Gilbert is joining in the 4th annual Sweeter Dreams benefit! Sweeter Dreams has become one of our most treasured charitable annual events. Last year, they donated over a hundred beds to children in Wake County, and this year they look forward to breaking their record and supporting The Green Chair Project in their mission to provide a bed for every child in need! They have teamed up with Chef Kenny Gilbert to preview the Southern comfort food menu at his new Cut + Gather, opening later this year in Raleigh, alongside their own comfort food dishes from Chef de Cuisine Bret Edlund and Pastry Chef Krystle Swenson. You are invited for an hors d’oeuvres reception at Jolie and for 5-course beverage-paired dinner at Crawford & Son. $250, $500; Sunday, Jolie/6 pm, Crawford & Son/7 pm; 620 N Person St, Raleigh, NC 27604

Zambrero Opens

Join in the official grand opening party with $5 burritos and bowls all day. Bring your business cards and get the chance to win a free catering event for up to 25 people! Friday, 11 am – 10 pm; 1 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Astronomy Days at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Blast off with the Museum and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to see the big picture of our Universe and celebrate two days of all things space! This year’s festival theme: Earth and Ocean Worlds! From comet crafts to solar observing, engaging lectures to rocket launches, they’re adding more presenters and more activities as the date approaches. Free; Saturday & Sunday, 9 am – 5 pm; 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC

Anchor 5 Year Anniversary Party

They’re turning 5 this weekend. Join in the festivities that include special cocktail menu and giveaways! Perfect Strangers band from 6 – 9pm and DJ until 2 am! Saturday, 2 pm; 207 Fayetteville St, Ste 100, Raleigh, NC 27601

Triangle Pop-Up Market

Join Triangle Pop-Up at Transfer Co. Food Hall and their highly curated selection of accessories, clothing, home goods, custom gifts and more by local artists & makers. Transfer Co. is home to 12 restaurants as well as Burial Brewing! Try a wide range of cuisine and enjoy a day of shopping from some of the best local artists around Raleigh. Saturday, 10 am – 3 pm; 500 East Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Downtown Raleigh Home Show

Just in time to keep up with those home improvement resolutions for 2020, the Downtown Raleigh Home Show returns to downtown’s Raleigh Convention Center. Join in the jam-packed roster of events geared to help spruce up interior design for Triangle residents. The highly anticipated annual consumer show will fill the facility with home improvement ideas, DIY and interactive seminars and the hottest new products. $12, $9/advanced tickets; Friday, 11 am – 9 pm, Saturday 10 am – 9 pm, Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm; 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

By Whitney

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