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Tuesday: Shop + Shavasana Set Intentions + Raise Your Vibe. Get your flow on at Gypsy Jule during their first ever in store yoga class! They will also have the opportunity for you to wrap your own Sage Smudge Stick in organic roses and herbs from their personal garden. The Full Moon will be occurring one week after this event and this is the perfect time to cleanse your space. Bring a friend or two to flow with on your mat...

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Artsplosure Since its inception in 1980, the spring festival has entertained and inspired hundreds of thousands of people, introducing them to underrepresented artists and performances. The festival features dozens of events, such as the Art Market with more than 170 visual arts and crafts exhibitors from across North Carolina and the nation; Kidsplosure, showcasing multiple interactive educational activities and entertainment for children; large-scale, interactive visual art installations; aerialists and/or other unique variety performers; The Student Art Exhibition, showcasing two- and...

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SPCA K9-3K Dog Walk & Woofstock The K9-3K Dog Walk & Woofstock is an annual North Carolina tradition that brings animal lovers together for a fun walk and day of festivities with a very important purpose: Helping the SPCA of Wake County care for thousands of lost, abandoned, abused and unwanted pets, and giving them a second chance at happiness in a forever home. Enjoy live music by Swade & Satin, a DJ, food trucks, festivities, vendor & sponsor booths...

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Cameron Crawl Spring has sprung in Cameron Village! They’re celebrating the arrival of spring with our second annual Cameron Crawl! Enjoy music, shopping specials from their merchants, samples and snacks from their restaurants, and a $25 gift card when you spend $125. Skip the parking hassles and ride for free! Uber on over and save $5 each way when you use the codes CAMERONCRAWLTHURSDAY or CAMERONCRAWLFRIDAY. Friday, 4 -7 pm; 2034 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC 27605; 919.821.1350 Cary Downtown Dine Around...

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Tuesday: Durham Bulls: Taco Tuesday All game long, get $2 tacos at the DBAP! Come for the baseball, stay for the tacos. Tuesday; 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701; 919.687.6500 Wednesday: Music in the Valley Crabtree Valley Mall’s concert series returns! Come relax on our patio, listen to live music and enjoy great food and drink specials from Brio Tuscan Grille, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood and Steaks, and Fleming’s Steakhouse and Wine Bar. Wednesdays, 6:30 pm; Crabtree Valley mall, on the patio...

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Eco Faire at The Scrap Exchange Join in to learn about topics related to the environment and about the numerous environmental projects currently underway in the Triangle! Co-hosted by The Scrap Exchange and Don’t Waste Durham, the Eco Faire will be an interactive, educational event! The Eco Faire is taking place in coordination with The Scrap Exchange’s DIY Fest. Free; Saturday, 10 am-6 pm; The Eco Faire will be at 2020 Chapel Hill Rd, Suite 30, Durham, NC 27707; RSVP...

Five “Must Visits” when Visiting Raleigh, NC

As a newbie to living in Raleigh, NC, I quickly started to explore the area to find things that any visitor would love to do. Here is my short list of “must visits” when enjoying Raleigh: William B. Umstead State Park This park has hiking and multi-use trails that start on both sides of the park and surround three manmade lakes. The largest lake is Big Lake, which has canoe and rowboat rentals. There are also picnic grounds, shelters with fireplaces...

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Grand Opening Party at Midtown Yoga It’s their grand opening weekend! Join in free classes all day (all classes are first come, first serve) and even more free activities on Saturday. The first 25 Yogis at each class on Saturday gets the chance to pop a balloon for discounts on packages and retail! Free; Saturday, 8:30 am-Sunday, 5 pm; 200 Park at North Hills Street, Suite 111, Raleigh, NC 27609 Sundays are for the Girls Make you Sunday a Funday Sunday with...

Diamond Glasses by Thumbs Up

Bored with the usual old cocktail glasses? Change it up with these diamond glasses by Thumbs Up! Uniquely designed, these glasses are in a class of its own and stand at an angle which allows you to rotate the glass in a way in which you enjoy the full bodied flavor of your favorite cocktail. The Diamond Glasses are made from Borosilicate glass, a high quality material with high tolerance to heat. Despite the glasses being thin and lightweight they...

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You Are Here: Light, Color and Sound Experiences An exciting temporary exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA), You Are Here features immersive art installations by 14 contemporary artists, including large-scale light works, sound installations, video works, mixed-media room-size environments and site-specific projects. Some are low-tech, transforming ordinary materials into awe-inspiring visuals, while others make use of experimental new media, fusing art and technology in interactive works that change in response to the viewer. This exhibition takes over an entire floor of...