hoopLA Weekend

April 29, 2021

Plants & Prosecco with Joy Worthy Co. and The Terracotta Gal

Unwined on White will be hosting The Terracotta Gal & Joy Worthy Co. to bring you this unbelievable plant lovers workshop! You will learn, step by step, the process of creating your own potted Plant Masterpiece. To register and to get more information click here! Registration is required and space is limited! $59; Sunday, 6 – 8 pm; 153 S White St, Wake Forest, NC 27587-2739

Moore Square Market Moves to Sundays

You can expect fresh veggies, flowers, baked goods, and artisan products from local vendors at the 2021 Moore Square Market! Check out the list of this Sunday’s vendors. Moore Square Market is presented by Blue Cross NC. Sundays, 11 am – 3 pm; 200 S. Blount St, Moore Square Market

HerbFest 2021

The 22nd Annual HerbFest will feature Certified organic (grown from organic stock), non-GMO, heritage/heirloom varieties of herbs, vegetables, tomatoes, peppers and much more. Selection of perennials specific to our area, Zone 7, and also are locally N.C. grown. Safety practices will be in place, including masks required, and social distancing practiced. The event is held over two consecutive weekends, from 9 am to 5 pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 10-4 on Sundays. There will be a small selection of vendors, with herbal, natural and garden items.
The event is a fundraiser for the Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment, www.GJCAE.org. Friday & Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm, Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm (Also May 7 & 8, 9 am – 5 pm, and May 9, 10 am – 4 pm); 306 S. White St., Wake Forest, NC 27587

Gizmo Brew Works 8th Anniversary Celebration

Gizmo Brew Works invites you to enjoy a day of entertainment, live music, food, and great craft beer during our Anniversary Celebration at our Raleigh Brewery. This is a 2-day event that provides two separate sessions each day, an Afternoon Session and an Evening Session. Cause for Paws Nc will be there with dogs for adoption! Also, they will be holding a raffle during the 12 – 5 pm session on Saturday! Eastern Axe Throwing Company will be there on Saturday & Sunday, 12 – 8 pm. A portion of proceeds go directly to Gizmo’s service staff. All guests must be 21 or over. $25 (Tickets include a souvenir glass and a pint of beer); Saturday & Sunday, Afternoon session: 12 – 5 pm, Evening session: 6 – 11 pm; 5907 Triangle Dr, Raleigh, NC 27617

Art-n-Soul Makers Market

Join in a day at Mystic Farm & Distillery. The Art-n-Soul market brings local artisans, food trucks and music out to the farm for bourbon tastings, shopping and fun! Saturday, 12 – 4 pm (also May 15 and May 29); 1212 North Mineral Springs Rd, Durham, NC 27703; 919.808.1835

Durham’s Murals by Bike Tour

Preservation Durham has partnered with The Nasher Museum of Duke University and the Museum of Durham History to create a bicycle tour of the historic murals of downtown Durham. Some murals that will be featured, amongst others, include: Manbites Dog Mural, Angel of Spring Mural, The Wall of Hope Mural, The Cookery Mural, Two Way Bridges Mural, The Hayti Mural, Durham Civil Rights Mural, Trinity Design Mural, and The Pauli Murray Murals. Also, the tours include a mural by Odili Donald Odita, commissioned by the Nasher Museum, at the Downtown Durham YMCA. The tours are designed for anyone who has a bike and is comfortable riding on a city street. The tour is guided by a docent who is an experienced cyclist and lasts about 90 minutes. BYOB – bring your own bike. Feel free to rent an electric scooter downtown or bike from a local bike shop. Tours will be shortened to one hour on days when the temperature is above 90° or below 50°. Free; Multiple Dates; 211 W. Parrish St, At the Bull, Durham, NC 27701

Black Restaurant Week runs through Sunday

This campaign helps promote Black restaurants in the Triangle and it’s wrapping up this weekend. This is your last chance to grab prix-fixe brunch, lunch and dinner menus for dine-in or take-out. Participating restaurants include The Chicken Hut, Zweli’s Kitchen & Catering, Bon Fritay, Sweetheart Treats, Uncorked Raleigh, Pure Soul, Boricua Soul, Big C’s Waffles and Mike D’s BBQ. Full list here.

By Whitney

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