Everything You Must Do in June

Monday, May 29 2017

Raleigh's kicking the summer into high gear this month! From moonlit movies to outdoor concerts to seasonal sips, your June calendar is guaranteed to be jam-packed.

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Grub & Sip at the Spread Pop-Up

Neuse River Brewing is making the post-Memorial Day week extra special by joining forces with Spread NC. The result? A tasty menu of local oysters, tacos and more paired with $4 brews!

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Grub & Sip at the Spread Pop-Up
$   .  Neuse River Brewing Company   .  Raleigh
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Sip & Learn About Japanese Green Tea

Tin Roof Teas invites you to learn everything there is to know about Japanese green tea with a special tasting session highlighting seven different, delicious teas!

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Sip & Learn About Japanese Green Tea
$15   .  Tin Roof Teas   .  Raleigh
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Celebrate Two Years of Lucky Tree

Celebrate two years of local coffee and gift shop Lucky Tree this First Friday with live performances, local visual art, glass blowing and tie-dye!

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Celebrate Two Years of Lucky Tree
Free   .  Lucky Tree   .  Raleigh
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Catch Gold for a Cause REX Hospital Open

The REX Hospital Open is a four-day charitable event that attracts thousands of golf fans each year. Catch the pros on the green while enjoying live tunes, food trucks and kids activities.

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Catch Golf for a Cause at the REX Hospital Open
$10+   .  Wakefield Plantation Golf Club   .  Raleigh
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Join Runologie's The Boylan Short Release Party

Runologie is hosting a release party to celebrate its signature lifestyle short, The Boylan. Come by the shop for drinks, a fashion show and a chance to buy your own pair!

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Join Runologie's The Boylan Short Release Party
$   .  Runologie   .  Raleigh
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Have a Bee-utiful First Friday at the Museum of History

Do First Friday at the NC Museum of History, with local drink samples, live bluegrass, bee-centric activities and added buzz-worthy perks for museum members.

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Have a Bee-utiful First Friday at the Museum of History
Free   .  North Carolina Museum of History   .  Raleigh
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Sit Under the Stars at the Flashback Friday Movie Series

Bring a blanket and sit under the stars and the Raleigh skyline for the free Flashback Friday movie series in City Plaza, accompanied by food trucks and vendors!

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Sit Under the Stars at the Flashback Friday Movie Series
Free   .  City Plaza   .  Raleigh
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Sip the Summer at Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp

Sierra Nevada's Summer Camp is a 12-pack collab with breweries across the nation and world, and it's coming to Apex—that means you get to sample lots of delicious brews in one place!

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Sip the Summer at Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp Tasting
$45   .  Ruckus Pizza, Pasta, and Spirits   .  Apex
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Catch Magnificent Music at NC Symphony's Summerfest

You know summer's officially here when the NC Symphony hosts its annual Summerfest! Settle into your lawn chair and catch orchestral interpretations of famous tunes, from Beethoven to U2 to Star Wars.

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Catch Magnificent Music at NC Symphony's Summerfest
$$   .  Koka Booth Amphitheatre   .  Cary
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Go on a Time Warp at the COR Museum

The City of Raleigh Museum is hosting its annual Time Warp, and the theme is 1920s! Break out your best flapper dress and indulge in a night of dancing, drinks, food and more to support the museum.

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Go on a Time Warp at the COR Museum
$65   .  City of Raleigh Museum   .  Raleigh
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Get To Know Bees with Bee Downtown

Urban beekeepers Bee Downtown invite you to take a tour of local apiaries to get up close with honeybees! You'll wear an official beekeepers suit, taste honey from the comb and even take a jar home.

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Get To Know Bees with Bee Downtown
$40   .  North Carolina Museum of Art   .  Raleigh
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Witness a Breathtaking Performance at American Dance Festival

Every summer, Durham comes alive with thousands of dancers, choreographers and performances for American Dance Festival. Catch the magic in action at the 40th fest!

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Witness a Breathtaking Performance at American Dance Festival
$$   .  Durham   .  Durham
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Score a Touchdown at Blondes vs. Brunettes

The Sixth Annual Blondes vs. Brunettes charity flag football game is back! Cheer on the gals as they join forces to tackle ALZ.

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Score a Touchdown at Blondes vs. Brunettes
$20+   .  Method Road Soccer Complex   .  Raleigh
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Shop the Crafty Pop-Up at Fortnight

On Saturday, June 3 Fortnight Brewing will set the stage for a vendor pop-up! Shop unique, local wares and snacks, from handmade soap to jewelry to dog treats, while sipping on craft brews.

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Shop the Crafty Pop-Up at Fortnight
$   .  Fortnight Brewing Company   .  Cary
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Soak Up the Sunshine at the Farm to Fork Picnic

The Triangle-wide Farm to Fork 10th Anniversary celebrations culminate in a picnic in Fearrington Village, featuring 35 local chefs, food artisans, wine, brews, live music, a photo booth and more!

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Soak Up the Sunshine at the Farm to Fork Picnic
$100   .  Fearrington Village   .  Pittsboro
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Sip & Sweat with barre3

Workouts and wine are the perfect match. Meet barre3 at Vita Vite for an invigorating workout, followed by a glass of wine, beer or bubbly.

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Sip & Sweat with barre3
$   .  Vita Vite Midtown   .  Raleigh
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Catch a Concert in the Nation's Largest Museum Park

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.

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Catch a Concert in the Nation's Largest Museum Park
$$   .  North Carolina Museum of Art   .  Raleigh
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Savor Austrian Wine Across Raleigh & Cary at Grunerfest

Grunerfest is celebration of Austrian wine. Hop on the bus to taste wines across five shops and close out the event with deluxe tasting and pig pickin' in Cary!

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Savor Austrian Wine Across Raleigh & Cary at Grunerfest
$25+   .  Royale   .  Raleigh
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Lace Up to Bring Lewy Down

Lace up your running shoes and take on a 5K to defeat Lewy Body Dementia at WakeMed Soccer Park.

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Lace Up to Bring Lewy Down
$30   .  WakeMed Soccer Park   .  Cary
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Sip Tiki Drinks for Fair Game's Birthday

Fair Game Beverage's third b-day calls for a tiki party! Find tiki-inspired drinks curated by Crude Bitters and Piedmont Picnic Project, a tap takeover from Four Saints Brewing and eats by Brinehaus.

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Sip Tiki Drinks for Fair Game's Birthday
$   .  Fair Game Beverage Company Wine and Spirits   .  Pittsboro
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Be Awestruck at Rhythm of Race

The NC Museum of Natural Sciences will set the stage for Rhythm of Race, a celebration of poetry, spoken word, music and dance across cultures.

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Be Awestruck at Rhythm of Race
Free   .  North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences   .  Raleigh
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Summer Movies in the Nation's Largest Museum Park

There may be no better cheap summer experience in all of Raleigh. Recline under the stars with friends, family or your SO while you enjoy a movie in the expansive and beautiful NCMA campus.

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Summer Movies in the Nation's Largest Museum Park
$6   .  North Carolina Museum of Art   .  Raleigh
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Break a Record at the World's Largest Flip Flop Run

The nOg Run Club is hosting the World's Largest Flip Fop run! Don your finest flip flops and break a Guinness World Record with some local friends.

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Break a Record at the World's Largest Flip Flop Run
$20+   .  Bond Brothers Beer Company   .  Cary
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Toast to Summer at Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp Festival

Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp is the nation's largest traveling beer festival, and it's coming to Raleigh! Come out for hundreds of craft brews, live tunes and food trucks under the summer sun.

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Toast to Summer at Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp Festival
$55+   .  Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts   .  Raleigh
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Pair Beer & Cheese at Bond Bros

Bond Brothers Beer Co. is hosting a special tour of the brewery followed by a sit-down beer and cheese pairing!

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Pair Beer & Cheese at Bond Bros
$25   .  Bond Brothers Beer Company   .  Cary
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Have the Ultimate Sunday Funday at The Haymaker

The Haymaker is turning one, so to celebrate they're hosting a bartender showdown. As they compete to mix the meanest drink, you'll vote your favorite, enjoy desserts and sway to DJ tunes.

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Have the Ultimate Sunday Funday at The Haymaker
$   .  The Haymaker   .  Raleigh
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Getcha Eat On at the Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo

With over 50 food trucks and beer vendors taking over Fayetteville St., you definitely won't leave with an empty stomach.

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Getcha Eat On at the Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo: June Food Truck Rodeo
Free   .  City Plaza   .  Raleigh
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Sip Summer Rosé & Bubbles at Seaboard

Seaboard Wine is making the most of the summer season with two educational wine classes highlighting bubbles and rosé, where you'll taste eight of their favorite bottles, paired with light bites.

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Sip Summer Rosé & Bubbles at Seaboard: Bubbles
$39+   .  Seaboard Wine & Tasting Bar   .  Raleigh
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Binge at the Lonerider BBQ Cook-Off

Bring your BBQ-makin' A-game to Lonerider on June 17! Enter your own meat masterpiece or be a judge and indulge in a day of fine 'cue at The Hideout. Proceeds benefit Wounded Warrior Project.

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Binge at the Lonerider BBQ Cook-Off
$10+   .  Lonerider Brewing Company   .  Raleigh
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Challenge Yourself at the Pancakes & Beer 5K

Support NC MedAssist by challenging your legs and gut to a 5K, followed by a pancake and bacon breakfast, and beer for those over 21.

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Challenge Yourself at the Pancakes & Beer 5K
$30+   .  Fortnight Brewing Company   .  Cary
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Make DIY Terrariums at Artspace

You had us at 'terrariums!' Join a local craft expert at Artspace for a terrarium workshop. All materials will be provided, and walk-ins are welcome.

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Make DIY Terrariums at Artspace
$15   .  Artspace   .  Raleigh
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Embark on a Wild History Foraging Walk & Tasting

Join Piedmont Picnic Project at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences for an outdoor foraging excursion through downtown Raleigh, followed by a homemade picnic in the park made up of wild ingredients!

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Embark on a Wild History Foraging Walk & Tasting
$30   .  North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences   .  Raleigh
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Break a Sweat at Rock 'n Ride Raleigh

Test your stamina (or just kick back at the tailgate) at this 12-hour bike-a-thon around PNC Arena to support children and adults with disabilities.

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Break a Sweat at Rock 'n Ride Raleigh
$25   .  PNC Arena   .  Raleigh
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Shop, Shimmy & Sip at the Summer Solstice Bazaar

Celebrate the first day of summer with a bunch of local makers! Head to Union Camp Collective for live tunes, cocktails, vendors, yoga, a photo booth, a DIY flower crown station and much more!

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Shop, Shimmy & Sip at the Summer Solstice Bazaar
Free   .  Union Camp Collective   .  Raleigh
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