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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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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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Sparkling Wine & Champagne Tasting Extravaganza Join Raleigh Wine Shop for the return of the biggest bubbles tasting of the year! It’s a great opportunity to find a special bottle to pop for the New Year or a great value to stock up your fridges and racks to prep for 2020. It’s one of the ways Raleigh Wine Shop is saying thank you for an amazing 2019! And even better yet, all sparkling wines in the shop will be discounted!...

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Naughty or Nice Party Dress in your Christmas best (ugly sweaters, Christmas suits, elf costumes, hats, antlers, etc.) and come out for a night of holiday spirit and spirits! They’ll be serving Christmas inspired cocktails and White Claw specials in addition to their usual Saturday special ($5 Crown Royal + flavors) and DJ Chaperone will be spinning live on the patio from 8 pm – Midnight! Saturday, 1 pm; Boxcar Bar and Arcade, 330 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC Chili...

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Monday: First Anniversary Celebration at Transfer Co. Join to eat, drink and play in celebration of their first year! There will be a Black Surfer’s pop-up zine shop; KidLab, Read With Me, A Children’s Book & Art Shop, Little By Little Raleigh Games & Play Station; and conversation panels. RSVP here; Monday, 5 – 9 pm; 500 East Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601 Durham Village Holiday Market Shop the annual Durham Village Holiday Market with NC Made eats, drinks and...

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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The Franklin St. Comedy Festival Check out three sketch groups, 25 improv groups and 50+ comedians for this inaugural event. This festival is focused on bringing together the very best of North Carolina comedy with local, regional and national comedians. This year’s headliner is Judah Friedlander (30 Rock)! Judah Friedlander’s stand-up performance film America Is the Greatest Country In the United States (Netflix, 2017) was named best comedy special of the year by many critics, comics, and audiences. This year...

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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...