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Monday: Flash Chorus: Sing Bob Dylan and Generationals Do you sing in the shower, car, or kitchen? Then Flash Chorus is for you! Since 2015, people of all ages from all over the Triangle have been gathering at Durham’s Motorco Music Hall to make friends and learn pop songs with a live band. Join us on Monday, February 19, to learn and sing Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind” and Generationals’ “When They Fight, They Fight.” $7, $10/Day of, Child...

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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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Tuesday: Sam’s Groovy Tuesday Featuring: The City Dirt Duo Enjoy a live music show featuring The City Dirt Duo. The City Dirt Duo is a side project of Urban Soil, intended for smaller venues and more intimate settings. Featuring Gregory Meckley on violin and vocals, and Eric Chesson holding down the acoustic guitar and vocals. There is a strong emphasis on acoustic music and the native Appalachian and bluegrass traditions of North Carolina as well as healthy doses of Urban...

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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 144...

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Tuesday: Sono Wine & Sake Social Sono welcomes guests for their weekly Wine & Sake Social – a delicious and casual educational culinary experience. Chef Hyunwoo Kim will serve complimentary sushi like California, cucumber roll, and avocado roll – Chef Kim’s choice. 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; Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 pm; Sono, 319 Fayetteville St, Suite...

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African American Cultural Celebration An annual statewide kickoff to Black History Month at the North Carolina Museum of History, the African American Cultural Celebration brings together 75+ musicians, storytellers, dancers, chefs, historians, artists and more in downtown Raleigh for a day of pride and celebration of culture. Saturday, 10:30 am-4:30 pm; 5 East Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601; 919.807.7900 2018 Chinese New Year Festival The Triangle North Carolina is invited to celebrate Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year! This festival has a...

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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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Durham Mardi Gras Kickoff Fundraiser Enjoy two bands to get you prepared for this year’s Durham Mardi Gras (8 pm: Bulltown Strutters, 9:30 pm: Mel Melton & Wicked Mojos). You can also expect beads and costumes encouraged! Saturday, 8-1 pm; 709 Washington St, Durham, NC 27701 Winter Food Truck Rodeo This is the original food truck rodeo of the Triangle! Enjoy chowing down from tucks like American Meltdown, MaMa Dukes, Pie Pushers, Porchetta, Chez Moi Bakery and OnlyBurger. Locally-brewed craft beer and a...

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Tuesday: Second Tuesday at Sono The Downtown Raleigh Alliance hosts the Second Tuesday Mixer, a free networking social for our community, on the second Tuesday of every month. Join local professionals from across the area for a networking and social event, 2nd Tuesdays. The event brings together people from across different professional industries to network, socialize, and experience great venues across downtown Raleigh. Admission to the event is free and newcomers are always welcome. Free; Tuesday, 5:30 – 7:30 pm; 319 Fayetteville St, #101, Raleigh, NC 27601; register...

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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...