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#ncmaLATE Cocktails and Craftivism Raise a glass and your awareness at this late-night party that includes art making, performances, and silent disco. Chow down on street food and join in the camaraderie. Cash bar. $18/members, $20/nonmembers; Friday, 9:30 pm; 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607 Toast to the Triangle Toast to the Triangle will be on Sunday, March 10 from 6-9pm at the McKimmon Center on NC State’s campus. The event brings together 30 of the Triangle area’s best...

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Wednesday: Galentine’s Day: Free Waffle Bar Celebrate all things Parks and Rec at this Galentine’s Day party. There will be a free waffle bar; Leslie Knope bingo, with prizes; Ben Wyatt playlist; three breakfast drinks; and rent-a-swag rack and donation drive. Specialty drafts include The Glass Jug Beer Lab Kickin’ It Breakfast Style, a Mimosa Brut IPA brewed just for this occasion (It’s as dry as champagne and brewed with orange zest); Legal Remedy Brewing Maple Bacon Imperial Stout; nd...

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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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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...

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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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...

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Tuesday: Reserve Tickets for The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art and Candida Höfer in Mexico Visit the special exhibitions The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art and Candida Höfer in Mexico at the North Carolina Museum of Art for free, through the Duke Energy Free Day. These are ticketed exhibits, with tickets normally costing $18. Reserve tickets here; Monday, 12 – 8 pm; N.C. Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, East Building, Raleigh, NC Thursday: Greet the Season with Durham Symphony’s Holiday Pops The Durham Symphony Orchestra invites...

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Raleigh Christmas Parade A Raleigh tradition for more than 70 years, the Raleigh Christmas Parade is the largest parade of its kind between Atlanta and Washington, D.C. The parade—filled with marching bands, dancers, classic cars, super heroes and more— marches through downtown Raleigh for two hours along a 1.4-mile route that draws a crowd of 60,000 spectators. Saturday, 9:40 am; Downtown Raleigh, NC North Hills Tree Lighting This year’s Tree Lighting event will feature snow slopes, trackless train rides, kids...

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Monday: Views from Durham This week, catch views of the Moon, Mars and Saturn. Planets loom large in our solar neighborhood, but tonight they will extend yout view to objects deep in the sky. Galaxies, nebulae and star clusters will be the focus of the night. Free; Monday, 7 pm; 315 East Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701 BottleDog Beer Dinner with Double Barley BottleDog Bites & Brews will be hosting a 4-course beer dinner with Double Barley Brewery. The meal...

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Arts After Dark Arts After Dark is a night of creative exploration that includes a make-and-take art project followed by dance. A cash bar offering adult beverages and complimentary hors d’oeuvres from Empire Eats Catering will be available throughout the event. It’ll be a multicultural experience to remember! $30, $35/door; Friday, 7 – 10 pm; IMURJ, 300 S. McDowell St, Raleigh, NC Moonlight in the Garden  For seven-nights, the magical lighting exhibition Moonlight in the Garden will illuminate and showcase JC Raulston...