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The BroBasket

When a James Grasty’s fiancée wanted to get him flowers in which he laughed and respectfully retorted, “I don’t want flowers, but you can send me a bucket of beer instead”, The BroBasket was born.  She searched the internet and quickly realizing she couldn’t send him a bucket of beer and knew it was a concept she had to look into. The seed had been planted and Grasty’s Entrepreneurship Class choose this concept as the business they would start in their classroom. The class...

4th of July

Festival for the Eno The Festival’s for the Eno is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of rich and varied cultures and offers plenty of hands on learning opportunities. You can throw a pot on a clay wheel, watch a water powered grist mill grinding corn, participate in urban farming, kayaking, weaving, and clean energy demos, or participate in an old time or ukulele jam at the High Strung workshop stage. Join in a festival that has four stages with...

Weekend

Summer 18 Release Party Runaway is debuting its summer collection “Endless Bummer,” inspired by 70s summer horror movies. Collection debuts new locally made men’s & women’s swimwear + tons of other summer ready pieces. DJ Ryah will be spinning funk, reggae & soul for your listening pleasure. Beach balls and water guns provided. Free; Saturday, 5 – 9 pm; 202 N Corcoran St, 3rd floor, Durham, NC 27701 Reggae on the Rooftop Enjoy a weekly pool party on the rooftop with old...

Memorial Day Weekend

Freedom Balloon Fest This family-friendly, truly-unique event runs throughout Memorial Day Weekend at Fuquay-Varina’s Fleming Loop Park. Enjoy dozens of hot air balloons as they fill the skies in honor and remembrance of those have served in the military. There will be tons of live music, an arts and crafts village and food vendors. Free; Friday, 2-10:30 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 6 am-10:30 pm, Monday, 6 am-noon; 503 Fleming Loop Rd, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 Mountain Sports Festival The festival showcases the terrain,...

Weekend

Mother’s Day at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar They will be opening early to celebrate moms with a three-course brunch menu featuring delicious classics like Fleming’s Signature Surf & Turf Eggs Benedict and Cinnamon Apple Brioche French Toast. For those looking to enjoy their dinner favorites, the main menu will also be available all day along with a children’s menu. $47+; Sunday, 10 am; reservations here Light the Woods with Sound Head to Dix Park for a first-of-its-kind sound and light show in the beautiful...

Discover Bouquet Bar Just in Time for Mother’s Day

Can’t figure out what to get the woman who deserves the world (mom)? Bouquet Bar is here to save the day! This innovative gifting company, which launched in January 2017, is rapidly redefining The Art of Gifting. Bouquet Bar takes the simple idea of giving and  makes an experience that’s unique and meaningful. Two of the founders, David and Alex, are the owners of the glamorous floral design company, Square Root Designs, which grace hotel lobbies like the iconic Four Seasons...

Weekend

NC Beer Month Kick Off Party This is their opportunity to thank our local breweries & brewers for their support and making NC the best state for local craft beer. Celebrate with live music by with Frankie Barnacz from 8-11 pm; food pairings; and specialty beers from Deep River Collaboration without Representation, Southern Peak – Orange Blossom Pale Ale, Brueprint – Passionfruit DIPA, CBC – Dry Irish Stout, and Mason Jar Lager – Maibock. Friday, 4-11 pm; 1353 Kildaire Farm Rd,...

Weekend

Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Wearin’ ‘O the Green Festival In celebration of the great St. Patrick as well as Irish and Celtic traditions and culture, a parade of dancers, bagpipes, musicians and more march through downtown Raleigh and afterwards continue a day of fun with a full line-up of live music and performances in Raleigh’s City Plaza. Saturday; 400 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601; 919.832.1231 Milk Bar’s 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party Like last year, they’re hosting an...

Weekend

Mardi Gras RDU Join in the annual Mardi Gras crawl hitting up 5+ of your favorite downtown Raleigh in and around Glenwood Ave. They will be giving away swag all night as well as playing a few games, a super prize for most festive and of course enjoy a few beverages on us throughout the night! Free admission into all spots, drink specials and giveaways during our time slots. Dressing festive is highly encouraged. Designated Drivers are always free. 21+;...

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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...