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Sip and Shop: Distillery Edition Shop Local Raleigh is teaming up with local distilleries Raleigh Rum Company and Oak City Amaretto for a fun afternoon of sipping and shopping! Tunes will be provided by Michael Daughtry and the Drift; Sadie Rock and the Mad Ryans; and Red Sky Moon. $1 from every drink sale will benefit Military Missions in Action, a local organization that is dedicated to assisting veterans with disabilities, members of the armed forces and their families. Grab...

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Tuesday: 2019 North Carolina’s Funniest – Semi-Final Round One round down, two more to go! Join in the Semi-Finals of the 2019 North Carolina’s Funniest Person Competition. Cheer on your favorite comics and see who advances to the big dance! There is a 2 item minimum in the showroom. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show. Tuesday, 8 pm; 861 W. Morgan St, Raleigh, NC 27603 Thursday: Miner Wine Dinner Enjoy four courses...

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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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World’s Largest Flip Flop 1K This non-timed 1K fun run and everyone must wear unaltered “thong” flip flops! The current Guinness World Record is 1587! You must be at Bond Brothers Beer Company by 10:30am. Included in your registration is a race shirt which MUST BE WORN DURING THE RUN. If you are not wearing thong (unaltered) sandals, you will not be able to participate. Our record was broken by a group in Arizona and we need your help to...

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Thursday: Live in the District Park West Village, a 100-acre mixed-use development in Morrisville, is hosting a live music series every Thursday night through June 13. Live in the District will bring the best artists from around the Triangle to perform in an outdoor venue perfect for relaxing with the whole family. Free; Thursday, 6:30 – 9 pm; 3400 Village Market Place, Morrisville, NC 27560 Thrive NC This two-day event features 50 of the area’s top chefs and restaurants, where...

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NC ‘Cuegrass The Pit’s 11th Annual ‘Cuegrass Festival returns to the warehouse district of downtown Raleigh with a jam-packed day full of great ‘cue, local brews and toe-tappin’ bluegrass music! They’re closing down the streets around The Pit and firing up the pig cookers to serve plenty of their famous Eastern North Carolina-style barbecue and a selection of locally made beers. On the stage, checkout the following bands: Kate Rhudy; Hank, Pattie & The Current; Old Habits; and Will Hoge;...

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Tuesday: Downright Rotten! It’s gonna get funky! This 5-course menu will highlight how “rotten foods reveal themselves through Japanese cuisine. Join us for this one-night only omakase meal! Omakase means you entrusts your order to the chef – it is essentially a chef’s tasting menu. Chef Billy Cotter will send out the freshest and most delicious dishes of the day. Dining omakase is a way for Dashi to showcase our finest ingredients and techniques! The meal will feature house-made miso,...

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Tuesday: Movement @ Market Join the Downtown Raleigh Alliance and Poyner YMCA for the Movement @ Market fitness series. This evening cardio + stretch workout takes place at Market Plaza and happens every Tuesday in April. This week is a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Class. Upcoming classes include Kickboxin (April 9), HIIT Class (April 16), Kickboxing (April 23) and HIIT Class (April 30). Be sure to bring water and wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Tuesdays, 5:30 pm; Poyner YMCA,...

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Thursday: Art in Bloom One of the can’t-miss events of the year at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Art in Bloom is a four-day festival of art and flowers. More than 50 floral interpretations inspired by the museum’s galleries, some more than 10 feet tall, are created on-site by world-class designers and showcased throughout the museum’s West Building (have your cameras ready!). The ticketed event invites participants to attend presentations and workshops, dine at Iris and shop for one-of-a-kind gifts....