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Get Your Nights of Lights Tickets Get into the holiday season with the first ever Nights of Lights Drive-Thru Light Show at Dorothea Dix Park. Ohh and ahh over the light show throughout the park. There will be illuminated trees, festive light displays, and local art installations will delight visitors of all ages along the 1.3-mile route. On December 30th and December 31, get an extra dose of New Year’s Eve sparkle during the First Night Celebration Nights, courtesy of...

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Pumpkin Carving with Goats Goats get in on the fun as you carve your pumpkins at Spring Haven Farm in Chapel Hill. The farm offers the tools you’ll need to carve the pumpkins, and the goats will love to help you scoop out the slimy interior! Other activities include tractor train rides and a haunted farm house. $13.50; 5306 Homer Ruffin Rd, Chapel Hill NC 27516; 919.407.1806 4th Annual Day of the Dead-City of Raleigh Museum Artist Studio Project in...

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Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week is a great time to support all your beloved places—and discover new ones. There has never been a better to support local restaurants. This year, you can dine out at designated restaurant seating, adhering to health rules, take it to go, or pick up a gift card. Friday – October 11, Downtown Raleigh Dine Out Downtown DRA is also hosting Dine Out Downtown on the two Saturdays during Restaurant Week. They’ll be closing two blocks...

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Otoño Jack Tar & The Colonel’s Daughter is getting a new patio popup concept, Otoño, which will be led by Pizzeria Toro Chef de Cuisine Marla Thurman. If you’re a “Chopped” fan (We are), you’ll recognize her from winning the cooking competition in March. Otoño, which means “autumn” in Spanish, will open today and continue to serve as long as fall weather permits outdoor seating. The menu highlights Thurman’s Texas heritage and features Mexican dishes, including Agua Frescas, Tostadas with...

AC Restaurants Pop-Up at the Park

North Carolina Museum of Art has partnered with Ashley Christensen Restaurants. You can pre-order picnic boxes, snacks and drinks to enjoy while visiting the park. Food can be picked up at Blue Ridge Cafe, at East Building facing the amphitheater. Thursday & Friday, 8 am – 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 9 am – 6 pm; Blue Ridge Patio (located on the south side of the East building, facing the museum park); park@ac-restaurants.com; 919.664.5402...

Virtual First Friday

June’s First Friday will have virtual components in addition to restaurants and bottle opens that are open for dine-in and walk-in customers as well as others offering pickup and delivery. Videos from local musicians Autumn Nicholas, Diego Avilez, and Second Shift A Cappella, plus artist videos from Cirque de Vol, Micah Johnson, Rashmi Krishnappa, and Sydnee Yates are now live here, along with the videos from April....

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Get Crafty with Knack DIY Craft Studio They are so excited to welcome Knack to Unwined! Join in for some wine and design while you create your own customized wristlet! Choose from an array of designs that represent your favorite things. As always, wine and craft beer will be available for purchase. $25 (includes all craft supplies); Saturday, 3:30 – 5 pm; 153 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587 Friday Fun Flow Block Party at Unwined on White Join...

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Handcrafted Durm There are several Shop Small Saturday events happening in Downtown Durham. One of the newest will be right up the block from Durham Central Park after the regular Saturday downtown farmer’s market, at Durty Bull Brewing Co. Handcrafted DURM was created as an inclusive space contrasting to the proliferation of exorbitantly high-dollar vendor events for newer and small businesses in the midst of the economic challenges our community is facing. The brewery opens at noon, right at close...

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Union Special Bread // Sweet + Salt: A Bakery Pop-Up Series at The Durham Popping up in Durham for one morning only — Andrew Ullom brings his pastries and breads from Union Special Bread in Raleigh to the Coffee Shop at The Durham. Formerly the executive pastry chef for Ashley Christensen’s restaurants, Andrew and team create sweet and savory pastries with inventive flavor combos and sourdough breads made with locally-milled flour and a single whole-wheat natural sponge. Pair your treats...

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2020 Greater Southwestern Wake County Tree Tossing Championship I bet you have never thought about throwing a Christmas Tree farther than anyone else! Now’s your chance to prove it! Put your strength and skill to the test based on the distance, accuracy, and hang time of their tosses to determine the Men’s and Women’s Tree Tossing Champions for 2020. Tree tossing starts at 2 pm. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place provided by Mason Jar Lager Company and CrossFit Shoofly....