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Monday: Cooking for a Classic The Third Annual Cooking for a Classic features 8 top Triangle chefs competing in a tournament-style format while raising funds for the Lucy Daniels Center! Your evening will include six plated courses by two chefs; a silent auction of chef-designed packages; and a cocktail bar featuring local brews, spirits and wines for purchase. Vote anonymously along with expert guest judges to see who moves on to the next round and ultimately wins a classic Jeep Scrambler...

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Adult Night: Speakeasy Celebrate the roaring 1920s at the Adult Nights: Speakeasy. Get the lowdown on Prohibition in NC, test your chemical sense, crack the bootlegger’s code, know your onions with popular ’20s slang and more, featuring a private Member entrance under the Globe. The VIP Experience (6 – 7 pm) means you get to sample whiskey from around the world and learn the unique process behind each one at Whiskey University, presented by Mystic Farm & Distillery. $25, $15/...

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Tuesday: Carolina Hurricanes All-Star Chef Series The Carolina Hurricanes are teaming up with Social House Vodka to host a series of dinners featuring area chefs. Dubbed the All-Star Chef Series, each meal will take place two hours before game time at the Arena Club Restaurant at PNC Arena. The four-course meals will include signature cocktails from guest bartenders. This week features Matthew Register of Southern Smoke BBQ, Garland and Eric Montagne of Locals Seafood Market & Oyster Bar at Transfer...

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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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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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Mutts & Marshmallows Support the Wake County SPCA and join in the 6th year of Mutts & Marshmallows. This fun run with friends ends with a big mug of hot chocolate! So, everyone who finishes the race gets a great mug, all the hot chocolate they can drink, and all dog entries go to support the SPCA of Wake County. There are 4 races to choose from! The signature event is the 5K Doggie Dash but there’s also a regular 5K,...

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Indoor Block Party Join CAM to celebrate Above the Rim presented by PNC, an exhibition featuring sixteen artists exploring the joy and community of basketball. There will be basketball activities for all ages, free food by Kind Snacks and NC State Howling Cow Ice Cream, dance performances by the Raleigh Rockers, shoot hoops with the Raleigh Firebirds, art activities by Above the Rim artists, music, and special guests. Food and supplies drive for Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina...