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Short Walk Wines Bubbles Bash! Join in an all day free tasting of some of our favorite sparkling wines! Just in time for New Years, come try new wines every few hours! With a wide range of prices and styles, they are sure to have bubbles for every budget and palate! Free; Saturday, 12 – 7 pm; Short Walk Wines, 123 E Martin St, Raleigh, NC Raleigh Block Party Christmas Raleigh’s Christmas Party you don’t want to miss! Free show .Come...

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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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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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Monday: A Recipe from the Ground Up: Dinner with Dan Barber and Row 7 Seed Company Join in a seed-to-table dinner celebrating the first harvest of Row 7 Seed Company, hosted by Andrea Reusing and Dan Barber. Enjoy a feast prepared by the some of the region’s best chefs, who have been working to connect local farm partners with tastier, more nutritious and sustainable crops. The menu will showcase new and experimental vegetables—all bred for deliciousness—a celebration of innovation in the field and on the...

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Monday: JD Wilkes and The Legendary Shack Shakers Unplugged JD Wilkes and The Legendary Shack Shakers will be performing unplugged live at The Pour House Music Hall. Led by their charismatic, blues-harpist JD Wilkes, the Shack Shakers are a four-man wrecking crew from the South whose explosive interpretations of swamp blues, rock n’ roll and hillbilly music have made fans, critics and legions of potential converts into true believers. The Nashville Scene named Wilkes “the best frontman in Nashville”, while...

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Monday: Stump! Trivia Kings Dining & Entertainment offers Stump! Trivia every Monday night in the Lounge! Come see why they were voted “Best Trivia in the Triangle” by the readers of the INDYWeek! Join your host, Trivia Jockey Jason, as he offers up fun and challenging trivia questions for players of all levels. All you need is a group of 2-6 players and they have prizes for the top teams, including $50 for first place. Free; Monday, 7 pm; 141 Park...

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4th Annual Picklefest Durham The 4th Annual Picklefest Durham will showcase North Carolina made products from pickle vendors near and far including locally crafted kombucha and kimchi. Triangle area restaurants will sample their unique pickle dishes as well as pickle flavored beers and a Bloody Mary bar. Vendors include Bar Virgile, Fullsteam Brewery, The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering, Bull City Burger & Brewery, Laplace Louisiana Cookery, Mystery Brewing Company, Tyler’s Restaurant & Taproom, Haw River Farmhouse Ales, Botanist and Barrel, Kyookz, Get’n Pickled,...

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Monday: Second Annual Krafty’s Open Proceeds from this charity golf event go to American Veterans M/C, that provides for homeless and disabled veterans. The event includes contests, prizes and giveaways. Afterwards, appetizers and a steak dinner will be served at Krafty’s Burgers & Brews. Sign up now, to secure your spot! Space is limited. $100; Monday, 1 pm; Clayton, NC 27520 Wednesday: 3rd Annual Bee Bash Gather at The Durham Hotel for the The 3rd Annual Bee Bash. During National Pollinator Week, Bee City USA...

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Monday: Triangle Restaurant Week Triangle Restaurant Week is a week-long celebration of culinary excellence designed to incorporate the premier Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding area restaurants. During TRW, participating restaurants offer special three-course menu options and fixed pricing, a great opportunity for you to indulge in the area’s finest cuisine! No reservations, tickets or passes required. $15/3-course lunch, $20-$35/3-course dinner; Monday through June 10th; Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill Tuesday: Yoga on the Lawn Oak City’s yoga on the lawn is...

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,...