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Tuesday: Meet the Italian Winemaker Unwined is hosting Ignazio Giovine during his short trip to North Carolina. They’re partnering with The Lemon Tree to create a unique tasting menu to pair specifically with Ignazio’s wines. Ignazio’s vineyards is one of the ones which they are visiting during the annual trip to Italy. Plus, they’re offering a discount from now until March 3 for both trips to Italy! $37.50; Tuesday, 7 – 8:30 pm; 153 S White St, Wake Forest, NC 27587-2739 Wednesday:...

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Raleigh Roasts 2020 City of Raleigh Museum’s annual Raleigh Roasts means you get to taste amazing coffee & pastries from local vendors. Vendors include: Counter Culture, Dilworth Coffee, Slingshot Coffee, Larry’s Coffee, Full Bloom Coffee, Benelux Coffee, LousyHunters, Yellow Dog, Carroll’s Kitchen, Pine State Coffee and Tama Tea. Line will close at 12:45 pm sharp and no refunds will be given if you are not in line by 12:45 pm! $10, $5/members; Saturday, 10 am – 1 pm; City of...

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Union Special Bread // Sweet + Salt: A Bakery Pop-Up Series at The Durham Popping up in Durham for one morning only — Andrew Ullom brings his pastries and breads from Union Special Bread in Raleigh to the Coffee Shop at The Durham. Formerly the executive pastry chef for Ashley Christensen’s restaurants, Andrew and team create sweet and savory pastries with inventive flavor combos and sourdough breads made with locally-milled flour and a single whole-wheat natural sponge. Pair your treats...

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Cameron Village 70th Anniversary Celebration 70 years of fun shopping and great dining calls for a celebration! In 1949 Cameron Village made history as the first shopping center between Atlanta and D.C. They are celebrating the legacy of the Village and all it means to our state. Give back through play as Cameron Village proudly partners with the Community Music School of Raleigh. CMS, a Raleigh institution now celebrating its 25th Anniversary. A non-profit 501c3, CMS provides opportunities for children and...

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Durham Bulls: Friday Night Fireworks End your week by checking out the biggest fireworks show in the region with Friday Night Fireworks following every Friday home game. It’s also Food Truck Friday! Each Friday the DBAP will feature two local food trucks that will serve up their delicacies all game long. Friday, 7:05 pm; 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701 Lemurpalooza Party with Lemurs! The festive evening celebrates and supports the amazing animals of the Duke Lemur Center. Your $75...

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Got to Be NC Festival Putting the best of N.C. food and beverage on display, the Got to Be NC Festival offers tons of eating opportunities, live music, a huge collection of antique tractors, a carnival for children and more activities (plus free parking and admission) at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Free; Friday, noon-10 pm, Saturday, 9 am-10 pm, Sunday, 9 am-8 pm; 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607 Artsplosure One of the Southeast’s premier arts festivals, Artsplosure –...

Giving Back with Lemur Bags

Lemurs are a small primate found only on their native island of Madagascar. These adorable little creatures are one of the most endangered animals on Earth due to illegal deforestation. When the people behind Lemur Bags learned how lemurs are in desperate need of help and that lemurs are in grave danger of becoming extinct, they knew they wanted to help in whatever way possible…and they created Lemur Bags. Lemur Bags donate a 15% of their profits to organizations that work...

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Dreamville Festival Curated by platinum-selling rapper and N.C. native, J.Cole, Dreamville will be a one-day, multi-stage festival at downtown Raleigh‘s Dorothea Dix Parkwith a one-of-a-kind celebration of local culture, food and art that also features a curated selection of music performers blending together some of today’s biggest national acts with exciting up-and-comers (full lineup coming soon!). $79-$399; Saturday, noon – 11 pm; 2105 Umstead Dr, Raleigh, NC 27603 Ealdwine Grand Opening The newest retail shop in downtown Raleigh, Ealdwine, opens its doors on...

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Spring Wine Walk for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund Enjoy springtime temperatures at Waverly Place during the Waverly Wine Walk benefiting the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Presented by Johnson Subaru of Cary, the event series returns this spring for a stroll through Waverly Place while visiting your favorite participating shops and restaurants for wine samples and exclusive promotions. Sample red, white and sparkling wine at select Waverly Place merchants, all chosen by Triangle Wine Company. You’ll receive a sampling glass plus...

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Thursday: Art in Bloom One of the can’t-miss events of the year at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Art in Bloom is a four-day festival of art and flowers. More than 50 floral interpretations inspired by the museum’s galleries, some more than 10 feet tall, are created on-site by world-class designers and showcased throughout the museum’s West Building (have your cameras ready!). The ticketed event invites participants to attend presentations and workshops, dine at Iris and shop for one-of-a-kind gifts....