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February 5, 2021

The Art of Dr. Seuss Comes to Village District

LaMantia Gallery Raleigh in Village District is presenting The Art of Dr. Seuss exhibit. The Art of Dr. Seuss offers an uplifting show and a rare glimpse into the art by this American icon. You’ll see works from every book that he’s produced in classic illustration form, along with sketches behind the work. There will also be three dimensional works from the 1930’s and 1940’s Seuss called “Unorthodox Taxidermy.” Saturday through February 28, 2- 5 pm; 440 Daniels St. Raleigh, NC 27605; RSVP to james@lamantiagallery.com or 919.900.8453

Krispy Kreme Challenge Goes Virtual

Thousands of doughnut-loving runners will not be taking to the streets of downtown Raleigh for the annual Krispy Kreme Challenge this year. Instead, the race,which raises money for the UNC Children’s Hospital, has gone virtual. Registration is still open for this year’s virtual event. Runners are encouraged to run during the official race week, February 6-13, but can run anytime they choose. Krispy Kreme doughnut vouchers will be sent to all racers. On February 6, there will be virtual events all day including a costume contest and live chat.

TWFE 2021 Week of Wine: A Virtual Tasting with Michael Kennedy, Component Wine Company

Join in a virtual wine tasting with Winemaker/Sommelier Michael Kennedy, Components Wine Company as part of DRINK’s Week of Wine to support the TWFE and their efforts to raise funds for The Frankie Lemmon School. Michael has worked as Head Sommelier for Chef Eric Ripert, Ritz-Carlton Hotels, where he created one of the top 100 Wine lists in the world. Component Wine Co. Library Wines that will be highlighted during the Virtual Tasting Event with Michael: Semillon White Napa 2018, Petit Verdot Napa 2017, Cabernet Franc Napa 2017, and Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2014. Grab a bottle or two to taste along here or to put in your cellar. A portion of the proceeds will support the Frankie Lemmon School and TWFE. Friday, 7 – 8:30 pm; Register here

By Whitney

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