February 28, 2020

Juniper Level Botanic Garden’s Open Nursery and Garden Days

Juniper Level Botanic Garden’s 28-acres is filled with more than 30,000 taxa of plants, including native perennials, exotic plants, rare delights, and an array of incredible and unusual specimen trees and shrubs you won’t see anywhere else in the world. Juniper Level Botanic Garden’s are open to the public eight weekends each year for Open Garden and Nursery Days. During these open days, no visit requests are needed. Free; Friday & Saturday, 8 am – 5 pm; Sunday, 1 – 5 pm; 9241 Sauls Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603

9th Annual Snow Day

Winter magic returns to the Triangle! The festivities include sledding hills, plenty of snow for snowball fights and DJ, plus family activities and games. You can enjoy specials from Waverly Place retailers including giveaways and in-store promotions. Activities include cookie decorating, balloon twisting and lawn games. Plus, delicious winter treats will be available for purchase from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory – Cary. You must register in advance for a designated sledding time slot beginning at 11 am. $8 (includes the use of a special sled for the snow hills); Saturday, 11 am – 3 pm; 307 Colonades Way, Cary, NC 27518

15th Anniversary St Baldrick’s Shave Event

Join in celebrating 15 years of head shaving at the Glenwood South Shave Event to benefit The St Baldrick’s Foundation. Sponsored by Hibernian Hospitality, the event has raised $2.7 million over the past 14 years to support pediatric cancer research. Bring a friend, register to shave, or just watch the fun and excitement of the event as more than 200 men and women will shave their heads for a great cause! Saturday, 11 am; Raleigh Beer Garden, 614 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

4th Annual NC KoreaFest 2020

Learn about Korean culture, try some delicious Korean food and cheer on the kpop dancers as they compete for first prize. Love Korean music? There will be a lip sync battle, and cosplay trivia! Kpop merchandise and other Korean merchandise that is hard to get anywhere will be for sale. Meet and greet tickets are for electronic k-pop duo coming from South Korea, High Tension. $10 – $20+; free/7 & under; Saturday, 10 am – 8 pm; 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

Into the Wild Gala

North Carolina Arts in Action hosts “Into the Wild,” a celebration of our sponsors and supporters! Enjoy beer, wine, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dessert display, silent auction, safari photo booth, music and dancing by All Around Raleigh DJ and guest appearance by Paperhand Puppet. Festive attire, animal print encouraged. Ticket sales benefit North Carolina Arts in Action, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that teaches life skills to children through dance and music. $125; Saturday, 7 – 10 pm; Nature Research Center, 121 West Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27603

Winter Seafood Jubilee

Join in the sixth annual Winter Seafood Jubilee at Transfer Co. Food Hall! They’ll be steaming oysters and frying fish. Fishermen and women, oyster farmers, and seafood advocates will be in attendance to answer your questions about NC seafood! Sunday, noon – 3 pm; 500 E. Davie St, Transfer Co. Food Hall, Raleigh, NC 27601

Boxers and Beer on Leap Day

Join Carolina Boxer Rescue for a fundraiser at Ponysaurus Brewing. Meet some boxers, learn about CBR and have a cold beer. All well-behaved dogs welcome. Kid and family friendly as well. Saturday, 2 pm; 219 Hood St, Durham, NC 27701

By Whitney

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