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Savor Sweeter Dreams – An Intimate Dinner Event for a Great Cause “Top Chef” Kenny Gilbert is joining in the 4th annual Sweeter Dreams benefit! Sweeter Dreams has become one of our most treasured charitable annual events. Last year, they donated over a hundred beds to children in Wake County, and this year they look forward to breaking their record and supporting The Green Chair Project in their mission to provide a bed for every child in need! They have teamed up with Chef Kenny Gilbert to...

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Monday: Free Classes at CorePower Yoga Chapel Hill CorePower Yoga Chapel Hill is celebrating the opening of its new yoga fitness studio with ten days of free yoga classes. Beyond the preview period, you always receive your first week of classes for free, allowing you to sample the different formats offered. Four class formats are offered including CorePower Yoga 1, CorePower Yoga 2, Hot Power Fusion and Yoga Sculpt. Formats range in style, difficulty and flow to fit every experience...

Celebrate the Season with a Cinnamon Maple Whiskey Cocktail

It’s that time of year! Time to get cozy with a cocktail! This whiskey cocktail is sweetened with maple syrup, lemon and includes a hint of cinnamon (spice is optional). You can multiply the amounts given below by up to four, if you’d like to make a bigger batch for your holiday party. Ingredients 1 ½ ounces (3 tablespoons) of whiskey of your choice 2 to 4 teaspoons maple syrup, to taste 2 tablespoons of lemon juice Pinch of ground cinnamon, optional Instructions...

Thanksgiving Weekend

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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Tasting Event To Celebrate The New Albion Ale Raleigh Brewing Company was tapped as one of five breweries invited to serve their product at the Smithsonian’s salute to American craft beer, part of Smithsonian Food History Weekend, November 8-9 at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Raleigh Brewing was showcased at “Last Call: Brewing History After Hours”, a panel event and beer tasting celebrating a new exhibit, “Brewing a Revolution,” the first display at the Smithsonian to chronicle the history of American...

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Monday: Oakwood & Friends Dinner Crawford & Sons are honored to welcome my friend and celebrated Three Star Michelin Chef Curtis Duffy Monday October 21st for a celebratory evening of Canapés & Champagne! We’ll celebrate Duffy’s next restaurant – EVER – and toast our new canapé service, available on our menu beginning October 25th. This elegant French tradition will be complemented by our champagne program – and is one of the many ways we look forward to sharing the French experience with...

Autumn Gin Cocktail

Autumn is the perfect time for a spiced cocktail. Take the tastes of the season and add an adult twist! This slightly sweet, adult take on apple cider is full of autumn flavors. Ingredients: 4 ounces Gin 4 ounces Apple Cider 1 ounce Lime Juice 2 ounces Honey Simple Syrup (¼ Cup Honey and ¼ Cup Hot Water) Dash Cinnamon Optional Garnishes: Thyme Sprigs Cinnamon Stick Apple Slices Instructions: Make the honey simple syrup: Add the hot water and honey to a mason jar and shake vigorously until the honey dissolves. For the cocktail: Combine...

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Tuesday: Cookbook Cocktail Party: We Are La Cocina They are celebrating We Are La Cocina, a cookbook that tells the stories and shares the recipes of the female entrepreneurs involved in La Cocina, a non-profit food incubator. La Cocina supports talented, working-class food entrepreneurs, primarily immigrant women and women of color, in building successful food businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. Join in a cocktail book party with snacks from the book; beer, wine, and cocktails; and a chance...

Labor Day Weekend

Finally Friday: Raiders of the Lost Ark NC Museum of Natural Sciences is hosting Assistant State Archaeologist Dr. David Cranford to help separate the science from the fiction following the screening. Join the adventure this weekend! $2/members, $5/non-members; Friday, 5:30 pm; NC Museum of Natural Sciences and Nature Research Center,11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC Movies by Moonlight: A Star is Born Join in this family-friendly event that provides the perfect opportunity and atmosphere to sit back, relax and enjoy...

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Monday: Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week 2019 Indulge your palate during the Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week—a week long dining extravaganza showcasing the culinary talent in the heart of the capital city! Enjoy three-course prix fixe dinners for either $20 or $30, depending on the venue (tax and tip not included). Grab $5 or $10 lunch specials. It’s the perfect time to try a spot you have been eyeing! Monday through Sunday; Downtown Raleigh Tuesday: Heirloom Tomato Dinner at Cantina 18 Enjoy a four course...