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Mardi Gras RDU Join in the annual Mardi Gras crawl hitting up 5+ of your favorite downtown Raleigh in and around Glenwood Ave. They will be giving away swag all night as well as playing a few games, a super prize for most festive and of course enjoy a few beverages on us throughout the night! Free admission into all spots, drink specials and giveaways during our time slots. Dressing festive is highly encouraged. Designated Drivers are always free. 21+;...

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Tuesday: Galentine’s Day Join in Galentine’s Day! You work hard, you deserve a break, and a fun evening with other gals! We’re excited to announce that a portion of each ticket will be donated to Headbands of Hope. Enjoy food and wine from Chatham Hill; a goodie bag packed with discounts, a fun card to give your Valentine (or Galentine), a headband from Headbands of Hope; workshops like painting, makeup tutorials, and floral arrangement creation; photo booth; shopping jewerly from Kendra...

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Raleigh Roasts The City of Raleigh Museum will be hosting Raleigh Roasts, an event that celebrates Raleigh’s café culture. We have invited local businesses into the museum from 9 am- noon to provide museum visitors with samples and sell their products. Visitors to museum can purchase a $5 wristband that will allow them to sample freely as well as receive a complimentary City of Raleigh Museum coffee mug. Confirmed vendors include Larry’s Coffee, Lucettegrace, Raleigh Coffee Company, Rise Biscuits Donuts...

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First Friday To kick off 2018, Downtown Raleigh Alliance has added new venues and specials. First Friday showcases the vibrant art and creative community in downtown Raleigh on the first Friday of every month. The event features a variety of local art galleries and studios, museums and exhibitors that stay open late, put on special events and often offer refreshments. Retailers and restaurants participate by showcasing art, music or offering a First Friday special. Participating venues are here. Pick up a printed...

Music Can Move almost Everyone. Will it Move You?

My friend, Brandon Arend is a 38 year old songwriter from a rising rock band that was diagnosed with an aggressive rare form of testicular cancer in June 2015. He fought It and won. He also wrote songs that were uplifting and inspirational, that saved his soul while he was sick. His body and mind were severely damaged from the treatments and it has taken two years of recovery to to have the emotional and physical strength to ask you to help raise money for the LiveStrong...

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Wednesday: Vanya in Los Feliz I love that after moving from Los Angeles, this is in Raleigh. A party play for hipsters and those who hate them. The Professor is having a house party. You’re not cool enough to come, but, then again, no one is. As the audience parties hard, throughout the night, the life of the play unfolds around them. Vanya in Los Feliz by Jonathan Fitts is a modern adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya that humorously...

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Pop-Up Raleigh Pop-Up Raleigh is downtown Raleigh’s original monthly art & vintage market. They offer vintage collectors and art lovers a place to shop and sip at Trophy Brewing & Taproom on Maywood Avenue. This beautiful building, near the NC State Farmer’s Market, has both indoor and outdoor spaces for tents, dress racks, tables and bins of unusual finds. Hungry? Trophy, will curate a wonderful parade of food trucks for each market, complimented by their tasty signature beers. Saturday (happens...

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Tuesday: Sono Wine & Sake Social Head to Sono on Tuesday nights for their new Wine & Sake Social, a delicious and casual educational culinary experience. Chef Hyunwoo Kim will serve complimentary sushi like California, cucumber roll, and avocado roll. Certified Sake Advisor James Yang and his well-trained team will be on-hand to pour tastings of a wide variety of wines and sakes (5-10). Walk-in guests are welcome, as are reservations. $10; every Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 pm; 319 Fayetteville St, Suite 101, Raleigh,...

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Monday: The Triangles Hottest Chefs Taste Nutrition Consulting and Tabletop Media Group have teamed up to bring you the Hottest Chefs of the Triangle Calendar of 2018! Big Boss Brewing Company will be hosting their second annual party celebrating the chefs from the Triangle who make up our incredible culinary scene. Calendars are available for presale now. All profits from calendar sales benefit the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Free; Monday, 6-9 pm; Big Boss Brewing Company, 1249 Wicker Dr,...