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Cameron Village 70th Anniversary Celebration 70 years of fun shopping and great dining calls for a celebration! In 1949 Cameron Village made history as the first shopping center between Atlanta and D.C. They are celebrating the legacy of the Village and all it means to our state. Give back through play as Cameron Village proudly partners with the Community Music School of Raleigh. CMS, a Raleigh institution now celebrating its 25th Anniversary. A non-profit 501c3, CMS provides opportunities for children and...

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SPARKcon 2019 SPARKcon, the totally-weird, totally-awesome creativity festival that takes over downtown Raleigh each Sept., is truly a grassroots event. The “for the people, by the people” approach uses an open-source planning process that allows more than 2,000 artists to be involved each year. Dance, fashion, music, film, food—if you can name it, you can find an event for it at the festival that spans nearly 15 city blocks. The festival has taken big steps to make it even more...

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Summer Daze Music Festival Vol. 2 Celebrate summer at the second annual Summer Daze Music Festival at Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park in North Hills, a celebration of music, local businesses, culture and, of course, summertime vibes. Free; Saturday, noon – 9 pm; 4011 Cardinal at North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27607 Play Moore Music Festival The Play Moore Music Festival is a celebration of Hip-Hop culture through music and dance on Aug. 17 from 3 to 9 p.m. This year’s festival will turn...

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Destination SunFest Enjoy the Ferris wheel, carousel, food + drinks, live entertainment, history hayride tours along with art, craft and other fun activities for kids and adults! Destination SunFest is a celebration of the completion of the Master Plan and welcome party for the entire community to visit the sunflowers, connect with the land and become part of the next phase of Dorothea Dix Park! Registration is not required, but it does help them to know how many guests to expect. Free; Saturday, 2 –...

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Movies by Moonlight Attend this family-friendly event that provides the perfect opportunity and atmosphere to sit back, relax and enjoy the stars of the big screen under the stars at one of the region’s most popular venues. This week, check out Ralph Breaks the Internet. A portion of the Movies By Moonlight proceeds will benefit the WakeMed Children’s Hospital. $5, Free/ages 12 and under; 8003 Regency Parkway Cary, NC; 919.462.2025 Fridays on the Front Porch Kick off the weekend with us...

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Durham Bulls: Friday Night Fireworks End your week by checking out the biggest fireworks show in the region with Friday Night Fireworks following every Friday home game. It’s also Food Truck Friday! Each Friday the DBAP will feature two local food trucks that will serve up their delicacies all game long. Friday, 7:05 pm; 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701 Lemurpalooza Party with Lemurs! The festive evening celebrates and supports the amazing animals of the Duke Lemur Center. Your $75...

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Got to Be NC Festival Putting the best of N.C. food and beverage on display, the Got to Be NC Festival offers tons of eating opportunities, live music, a huge collection of antique tractors, a carnival for children and more activities (plus free parking and admission) at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Free; Friday, noon-10 pm, Saturday, 9 am-10 pm, Sunday, 9 am-8 pm; 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607 Artsplosure One of the Southeast’s premier arts festivals, Artsplosure –...

Giving Back with Lemur Bags

Lemurs are a small primate found only on their native island of Madagascar. These adorable little creatures are one of the most endangered animals on Earth due to illegal deforestation. When the people behind Lemur Bags learned how lemurs are in desperate need of help and that lemurs are in grave danger of becoming extinct, they knew they wanted to help in whatever way possible…and they created Lemur Bags. Lemur Bags donate a 15% of their profits to organizations that work...

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Monday: Durham Bulls: Bark in the Park Head to the ballpark with your furry friend. Nothing like starting off your week with a night full of pooches! It will be a good time for everyone. Monday, 7:05 pm; 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701 Tuesday: VIPink Shoppers Crawl Sparkle and shine on the pink carpet! Sip and shop trunk shows, enjoy instagram pics and when you spend $150, you get a $25 Cameron Village gift card. Tuesday, 4 – 7;...

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Live & Local Spring Fest 2019 Hear, see, eat, and drink local at Live & Local Spring Fest 2019! This festival is a community festival presented by Artsplosure in partnership with Live It Up! Hillsborough Street. Join your community in celebrating the unique art, music, food and beer of North Carolina. Come out to Hillsborough Street for an afternoon of performances on the Live & Local Main Stage, a Kid’s Zone with performances and craft activities for the youngest members...