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2020 Greater Southwestern Wake County Tree Tossing Championship I bet you have never thought about throwing a Christmas Tree farther than anyone else! Now’s your chance to prove it! Put your strength and skill to the test based on the distance, accuracy, and hang time of their tosses to determine the Men’s and Women’s Tree Tossing Champions for 2020. Tree tossing starts at 2 pm. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place provided by Mason Jar Lager Company and CrossFit Shoofly....

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Pet Portrait Workshop The popular pet portrait workshop back! Perfect class for anyone who wants to make a personalized gift for a loved one or themselves! Please look out for my email confirmation, I will be requesting you send me a few photos of your pet.  To officially reserve your seat you must send photos by the 7th. $40; Saturday, 10 – 11 am; 2014 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC 27605 Made and Found Made and Found is a new shopping event that...

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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...

Fourth of July

Raleigh 4th of July Fireworks Display Having returned to West Raleigh in 2018, the city’s annual July Fourth fireworks are held near the Stadium and Arena Complex (Carter-Finley Stadium and PNC Arena area). With plenty of free parking available, this breathtaking show is a must-see. Thursday, parking lots open: 6 pm, fireworks: 9:34 pm; view from PNC Arena, Carter-Finley Stadium, and the North Carolina State Fairgrounds Cary Independence Eve Celebration The Cary Town Band celebrates and honors our nation’s veterans in this year’s Independence Eve Celebration at the Cary...

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Monday: Heavenly Messages Meet with renowned Evidential Medium, Public Speaker and Spiritual Teacher Alex Saar. Alex started setting spirit at the age of 8, while going through the traumatic experience of the death of her Nana, who raised her. At the age of 18, she began helping others cope with grief and has helped hundreds of people since by bringing peace, comfort and closure to those who need it most. Today she regularly does public shows, like this one, and on-air...

Alex Saar

Alex Saar started seeing spirits at the age of eight and she has worked to follow her calling and fine-tune her abilities to communicate with spirit. She bridges the gap between the physical world and the world in our loved ones who have passed live. She deliver heavenly messages from loved ones that can bring you peace and reassurance. Never having communicated with a medium, I was eager to get on a call with Alex. She has a bright and...

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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...

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,...

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Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Wearin’ ‘O the Green Festival In celebration of the great St. Patrick as well as Irish and Celtic traditions and culture, a parade of dancers, bagpipes, musicians and more march through downtown Raleigh and afterwards continue a day of fun with a full line-up of live music and performances in Raleigh’s City Plaza. Saturday; 400 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601; 919.832.1231 Milk Bar’s 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party Like last year, they’re hosting an...

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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana brings the pride, power and passion of flamenco back to Durham with a dynamic cast of world-renowned dancers and musicians from Spain and the US. Experience the dazzling footwork, sensual lyricism and intricate rhythms of this critically-acclaimed company in an intimate tablao (cafe-style) setting. $20, $30/table, $10/student; Friday, 8 pm, Saturday, 2pm & 8 pm; 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701; 919.901.0875 2018 Lager Olympics Come watch 40 of the top Lager Olympians...