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Deck the Halls with Bands of Raleigh Get in the giving spirit this holiday season and see the best local music Raleigh has to offer. All proceeds of the show will go to Urban Ministries of Wake County, NC State Food Pantry, and Raleigh Rescue Mission. Enjoy sets from The Bronze Age, Stranded Bandits, Spaced Angel & The New Aquarian! This will also be your chance to check out the brand new record shop upstairs in the Pour House! Donations...

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Shred415 Opens Get ahead on your new year’s fitness goals and join Shred415 for nine days of free high intensity interval training (or HIIT) classes at the brand new studio at The Dillon in the Warehouse District. Free; Saturday; 218 S Harrington St, Raleigh, NC 27603; Sign up here 27th Annual Boylan Heights ArtWalk Visit with some of the best regional artists in historic Boylan Heights. Shop pottery to jewelry, paintings to photography, woodworks to fabric and more! Artists set up on porches, lawns...

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Flotilla Week Thanksgiving week, known as flotilla week in Wrightsville Beach, launches the coastal Carolina holiday season with the 36th annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla. Saturday night’s flotilla has a procession of decorated yachts and watercraft, each glittering with thousands of lights. Immediately following the parade, a stunning 20-minute, 4,000-round fireworks display illuminates the sky. The North Carolina Holiday Flotilla weekend also has the Friday’s tree lighting ceremony with a visit from Santa, and the Flotilla Launch Party featuring the Jack...

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The Franklin St. Comedy Festival Check out three sketch groups, 25 improv groups and 50+ comedians for this inaugural event. This festival is focused on bringing together the very best of North Carolina comedy with local, regional and national comedians. This year’s headliner is Judah Friedlander (30 Rock)! Judah Friedlander’s stand-up performance film America Is the Greatest Country In the United States (Netflix, 2017) was named best comedy special of the year by many critics, comics, and audiences. This year...

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1ST Annual Feast of the East If all-you-can-eat barbecue and oysters sounds good to you, then you won’t want to miss the Feast of the East. Join the community in the park to celebrate the second anniversary of the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park with live music and delicious food. Your ticket will provide entrance to the event, all-you-can-eat food, and two drink tickets. All proceeds will benefit the Gig360 Young Professionals and the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. $65; Friday, 7...

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Monday: 2nd Annual City of Raleigh Museum’s ‘Dark Raleigh’ Tour Just in time for Halloween! The City of Raleigh Museum presents an evening of true stories revealing the dark side of life in the Capital City on Monday, Oct. 28 and Tuesday, Oct. 29. Its second annual ‘Dark Raleigh’ Walking Tour will recount a whole new collection of sordid tales of murder, crime, and death that have fallen into the shadows of the past. Join museum staff as they take...

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Pumpkin Flotilla Bring your carved pumpkin from 4 – 5:30 pm and join us for Bond Park’s Pumpkin Flotilla! Pumpkins will set sail across the Bond Park Lake at twilight (approximately 6:30 pm). Enjoy a discounted boat ride (available to those who enter a pumpkin or dress in appropriate Halloween costumes) and a snack from our concession stand while you wait to watch your pumpkin float on the lake. There will also be music and food! Your pumpkin should be...

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Trellis Grand Opening Party Join Trellis Beauty to celebrate their new expanded space! Guests that arrive at 10 am will be entered to win a free Create Your Own treatment at the newly expanded Beauty Treatment Bar! Enjoy $5 five minute facial massages from their newest Skin Experts! Jade will also be here taking appointments for full facial treatments, pre-book your time with her here! Appointments booked this day will receive a Clean Beauty Swag bag! There will also be a clean beauty...

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Monday: Mat Pilates with Morgan Lengthen, strengthen and energize during this class at Aillea Raleigh. Monday, 5:45 – 6:45 pm; 2032 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC 27605; Reserve: 919.747.9030 Tuesday: Katie Parla: “Food of the Italian South” Cookbook Pizza Party Join author Katie Parla and Chef-Owner Teddy Diggs of Coronato for a special collaborative dinner. Dishes include Manell’ (fried polenta fritters), Frittata ai Fiori (Frittata with flowers), Polpette Casce e ovo (bread Meatballs), Insalata di Rinforozo (Cauliflower, olive, pepper, and caper...