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Our Top Picks for This Weekend in Raleigh

Our Top Picks for This Weekend in Raleigh

Our curated list of the best things to do the weekend of May 16 - 19. You've worked hard this week, go have a little fun!

To check out everything going on this weekend, head to our calendar!

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NCMA Summer Concerts
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NCMA Summer Concerts

The summer concerts at NCMA represent one of the Triangle's longest-running and most selective outdoor music series. Grab a seat in the expansive stone amphitheater and soak up the energy.

Fri Jun 14, 8:00p
NCMA Summer Concerts
$$   .  North Carolina Museum of Art   .  Raleigh
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NOW OPEN: Barcelona Wine Bar
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NOW OPEN: Barcelona Wine Bar

Get ready to dine on tapas and wine to your heart's (or stomach's) content! Barcelona Wine Bar is serving up an exclectic menu inspired by Spanish, Mediterranean and South African cuisine.

NOW OPEN: Barcelona Wine Bar
$$   .  Barcelona Wine Bar   .  Raleigh
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Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival
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Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival

Artsplosure is a weekend-long celebration of creativity that brings together over 180 artists, dozens of local and nationally acclaimed performers and creative family activities to downtown Raleigh.

Multiple Day Event
Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival
Free   .  Artsplosure   .  Raleigh
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Here’s the Deal With the Subscription That’s Helping 2,000+ People Explore Raleigh
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Here’s the Deal With the Subscription That’s Helping 2,000+ People Explore Raleigh

Looking for Durham Premium? Head here!

Maybe you've heard your friends talking about it, or you've seen their amazing pictures around town with the #OfflinePremium tag and wondered how you get in on the fun. Or maybe you just ADORE Offline’s app, newsletter, Instagram, etc. and want...

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Take in the View (and Some Drinks) at Junction West Bar
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Take in the View (and Some Drinks) at Junction West Bar

Junction West, a massive bar and event space coming to the warehouse district in downtown Raleigh on Wednesday, October 3, is the after-work hangout we've been dreaming of.

Take in the View (and Some Drinks) at Junction West Bar
-   .  Junction West   .  Raleigh
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Explore the Beauty of Jordan Lake
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Explore the Beauty of Jordan Lake

Jordan Lake is the perfect day trip. Just minutes outside of the main Triangle area, this natural space provides stunning views and activities for all, from camping to swimming to fishing and more.

Explore the Beauty of Jordan Lake
Free   .  Jordan Lake State Recreation Area   .  Apex
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Got to be NC Festival
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Got to be NC Festival

Enjoy three days of down-home celebration North Carolina-style. There will be tons of music, food, wine, beer, carnival attractions, and more.

Multiple Day Event
Got to be NC Festival
Free   .  North Carolina State Fairgrounds   .  Raleigh
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All the Ways to Seriously Treat Mom This Mother's Day
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All the Ways to Seriously Treat Mom This Mother's Day

While we really should be celebrating moms all the time, Mother's Day coming up this weekend is an extra excuse to give them some love. Whether you are one yourself, or you have some leading ladies in your life, be sure to take some time to treat them right. From hitting the town to tons of...

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3rd Annual Block Party
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3rd Annual Block Party

Raleigh Raw is celebrating three whole years of fueling our community here in Raleigh. Head over to their epic block party to celebrate with them.

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Free   .  Raleigh Raw Juice Bar & Cafe   .  Raleigh
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