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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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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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#ncmaLATE Cocktails and Craftivism Raise a glass and your awareness at this late-night party that includes art making, performances, and silent disco. Chow down on street food and join in the camaraderie. Cash bar. $18/members, $20/nonmembers; Friday, 9:30 pm; 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607 Toast to the Triangle Toast to the Triangle will be on Sunday, March 10 from 6-9pm at the McKimmon Center on NC State’s campus. The event brings together 30 of the Triangle area’s best...

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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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AILLEA’s Black Friday Get 20% off store-wide. This promotion is happening both in-store and online. Online, use code CHEERSAILLEA.  Friday through Monday; Raleigh, 2032 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC 27605; Atlanta, 3796 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA 30342; Charleston, 344 King St, Charleston, SC 29401 Christmas Carousel Gift Market For over 31 years the Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market has provided the Triangle one of the largest collections of Arts, Crafts & Holiday Gifts ever assembled in one location. As you stroll through the 2018 event you’ll meet...

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Arts After Dark Arts After Dark is a night of creative exploration that includes a make-and-take art project followed by dance. A cash bar offering adult beverages and complimentary hors d’oeuvres from Empire Eats Catering will be available throughout the event. It’ll be a multicultural experience to remember! $30, $35/door; Friday, 7 – 10 pm; IMURJ, 300 S. McDowell St, Raleigh, NC Moonlight in the Garden  For seven-nights, the magical lighting exhibition Moonlight in the Garden will illuminate and showcase JC Raulston...

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SPARKcon 2.0 Hurricane Florence huffed and puffed, but she couldn’t extinguish the SPARK for long! They’re ready to reboot and and fill downtown Raleigh with all things creative and SPARKy! Each year, SPARKcon features more than 2,000 artists in 200+ events. Each segment of the creative community plans their own “SPARKs” to showcase their talent. SPARKcon’s goal is to connect and educate emerging, creative leaders through training, interdisciplinary collaboration, and an open source structure leading to the creation of a...

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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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SPCA K9-3K Dog Walk & Woofstock The K9-3K Dog Walk & Woofstock is an annual North Carolina tradition that brings animal lovers together for a fun walk and day of festivities with a very important purpose: Helping the SPCA of Wake County care for thousands of lost, abandoned, abused and unwanted pets, and giving them a second chance at happiness in a forever home. Enjoy live music by Swade & Satin, a DJ, food trucks, festivities, vendor & sponsor booths...