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Get Your NC Fair To-Go

Join in the Drive-Thru NC State Fair to get your fair food fix. Drivers should enter the fairgrounds parking area off of Trinity Road. Orders will be placed from your car and servers will come to you. People are asked to remain in their vehicles to maintain social distancing. The menu includes: Funnel Cake ($6), Deep Fried Oreos ($5), Deep Fried Snickers ($5), Fresh Squeezed Lemonade ($4), Bottled Water ($2), Candy Apple ($3), Candy Apple with Nuts ($4), Cotton Candy...

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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 &...

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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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Deck the Halls with Bands of Raleigh Get in the giving spirit this holiday season and see the best local music Raleigh has to offer. All proceeds of the show will go to Urban Ministries of Wake County, NC State Food Pantry, and Raleigh Rescue Mission. Enjoy sets from The Bronze Age, Stranded Bandits, Spaced Angel & The New Aquarian! This will also be your chance to check out the brand new record shop upstairs in the Pour House! Donations...

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Shred415 Opens Get ahead on your new year’s fitness goals and join Shred415 for nine days of free high intensity interval training (or HIIT) classes at the brand new studio at The Dillon in the Warehouse District. Free; Saturday; 218 S Harrington St, Raleigh, NC 27603; Sign up here 27th Annual Boylan Heights ArtWalk Visit with some of the best regional artists in historic Boylan Heights. Shop pottery to jewelry, paintings to photography, woodworks to fabric and more! Artists set up on porches, lawns...

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The Franklin St. Comedy Festival Check out three sketch groups, 25 improv groups and 50+ comedians for this inaugural event. This festival is focused on bringing together the very best of North Carolina comedy with local, regional and national comedians. This year’s headliner is Judah Friedlander (30 Rock)! Judah Friedlander’s stand-up performance film America Is the Greatest Country In the United States (Netflix, 2017) was named best comedy special of the year by many critics, comics, and audiences. This year...

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Pet Portrait Workshop The popular pet portrait workshop back! Perfect class for anyone who wants to make a personalized gift for a loved one or themselves! Please look out for my email confirmation, I will be requesting you send me a few photos of your pet.  To officially reserve your seat you must send photos by the 7th. $40; Saturday, 10 – 11 am; 2014 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC 27605 Made and Found Made and Found is a new shopping event that...

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1ST Annual Feast of the East If all-you-can-eat barbecue and oysters sounds good to you, then you won’t want to miss the Feast of the East. Join the community in the park to celebrate the second anniversary of the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park with live music and delicious food. Your ticket will provide entrance to the event, all-you-can-eat food, and two drink tickets. All proceeds will benefit the Gig360 Young Professionals and the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. $65; Friday, 7...

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Pumpkin Flotilla Bring your carved pumpkin from 4 – 5:30 pm and join us for Bond Park’s Pumpkin Flotilla! Pumpkins will set sail across the Bond Park Lake at twilight (approximately 6:30 pm). Enjoy a discounted boat ride (available to those who enter a pumpkin or dress in appropriate Halloween costumes) and a snack from our concession stand while you wait to watch your pumpkin float on the lake. There will also be music and food! Your pumpkin should be...

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Trellis Grand Opening Party Join Trellis Beauty to celebrate their new expanded space! Guests that arrive at 10 am will be entered to win a free Create Your Own treatment at the newly expanded Beauty Treatment Bar! Enjoy $5 five minute facial massages from their newest Skin Experts! Jade will also be here taking appointments for full facial treatments, pre-book your time with her here! Appointments booked this day will receive a Clean Beauty Swag bag! There will also be a clean beauty...