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Krispy Kreme Challenge One of America’s most unique running events (and toughest eating events!), the Krispy Kreme Challenge requires competitors to run five miles, eat a dozen doughnuts at the halfway point and hit the finish line in under one hour. Started in 2004 with just a handful of North Carolina State University students, the annual event now draws nearly 8,000 runners decked out in costumes along with plenty of media attention. For the curious, those doughnuts total 2,400 calories and...

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Monday: Into The Fog duo at Durham Beer & Banjos Into The Fog is a string band out of Wilmington, NC that has sounds from bluegrass to folk to Rock n’ roll. The band consists of guitar, dobro, mandolin, and banjo. After competing in the Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition, Into the Fog is quickly making a name for themselves throughout North Carolina. Beer & Banjos is hosted by Alan Barnosky — a Durham flat-picking guitarist and songwriter whose style...

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Triangle Restaurant Week 2019 This week-long celebration of culinary excellence includes some of the area’s best restaurants offer up special, three-course menu options at fixed pricing ($15 for lunch, and $20, $25 or $30 for dinner), a great opportunity for you to return to an old favorite dining spot or discover a new one. Monday through January 27th; Downtown Raleigh, NC 18th Annual African American Cultural Celebration An annual, statewide kickoff to Black History Month at the North Carolina Museum of...

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Monday: Triangle Restaurant Week 2019 This week-long celebration of culinary excellence includes some of the area’s best restaurants offer up special, three-course menu options at fixed pricing ($15 for lunch, and $20, $25 or $30 for dinner), a great opportunity for you to return to an old favorite dining spot or discover a new one. Monday through January 27th; Downtown Raleigh, NC Tuesday: Disney Movie Trivia at Unscripted Join in a night of under the sea for Disney Movie Trivia...

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Full Moon Terrarium Happy Plant Raleigh is joining Gypsy Jule (One of my favorite shops in Raleigh) to help you build a full moon terrarium. Don’t have a green thumb? Don’t worry, you only water it once a month Afterwards….their full moon circle begins at 5 pm. That portion is a ticketed event led by Stephanie Cotton. $20+; Sunday, 2-4 pm; 207 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601 Raleigh Roasts The City of Raleigh Museum is hosting Raleigh Roasts, an event that celebrates...

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Monday: Heavenly Messages Meet with renowned Evidential Medium, Public Speaker and Spiritual Teacher Alex Saar. Alex started setting spirit at the age of 8, while going through the traumatic experience of the death of her Nana, who raised her. At the age of 18, she began helping others cope with grief and has helped hundreds of people since by bringing peace, comfort and closure to those who need it most. Today she regularly does public shows, like this one, and on-air...

New Years Eve

First Night Raleigh First Night Raleigh, a downtown Raleigh New Year’s Eve celebration for more than 25 years, is an all-day event with more than 100 performances (music, dance, theater, comedy and more) across 35 venues. There are tons of kids activities, a 90-foot-tall Ferris wheel and a countdown to midnight, where, a giant acorn drops from the sky as the clock strikes 12 and fireworks go off. Monday; Downtown Raleigh. NC New Year’s Eve Gala at the Nature Research...

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Short Walk Wines Bubbles Bash! Join in an all day free tasting of some of our favorite sparkling wines! Just in time for New Years, come try new wines every few hours! With a wide range of prices and styles, they are sure to have bubbles for every budget and palate! Free; Saturday, 12 – 7 pm; Short Walk Wines, 123 E Martin St, Raleigh, NC Raleigh Block Party Christmas Raleigh’s Christmas Party you don’t want to miss! Free show .Come...

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A Very Puggy Christmas So we love pugs as every one knows. So lets do a Burial and Cascade tap takeover. Also bring your pug and the cutest pug wins some treats and the owner might get a gift card. Of course Layla will not be eligible to win. She is pouting in a corner as we speak. Taplist will be announced but one keg for sure is the Burial/Cascade collab keg. Saturday, 12 – 5 pm; Beer Study – Durham, 2501...

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Catch Me at the Casino Night 2018 Pay tribute to the Studio 54 Era, “Gamble” at the Casino and dance the night away all to benefit Project Catch. This year is going to be bigger, better and an even groovier night that you will not want to miss! $125+; Friday, 8 pm; The Merrimon-Wynne House, 500 North Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27604 Drag Me to Whiskey In partnership with Stonewall Sports, Whiskey Kitchen is hosting the restaurant’s first ever Drag Show...