Raleigh Weekender: Raleigh Beer Garden's Golden Ball, Last Call for Sunday Funday + More +255 fire icon
Wednesday, Jan 24 2018

Our curated list of the best things to do the weekend of January 25–28. You've worked hard this week, go have a little fun!

All Weekend long
Put Your Mind to the Test with Mazes & Brain Games

Put your thinking cap on and test your brainpower with over 60 different mind-boggling 3-D puzzles, mazes and full-body games at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences' latest brainy exhibit.

Multiple Day Event
Put Your Mind to the Test with Mazes & Brain Games
$5   .  North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences   .  Raleigh
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Friday
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Sip and Socialize at Iris After Dark

Welcome the weekend with NCMA's new evening experience, Iris After Dark! Every Friday night, roam the galleries while you sip wine & beer, enjoy small plates and jam to local music with friends.

Weekly
Sip and Socialize at Iris After Dark
$$   .  North Carolina Museum of Art   .  Raleigh
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Sunday
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Join The Pour House for Special Sunday Funday

If your Sunday Funday plans need a bit more kick, The Pour House has something for you. Starting in 2018, Sundays at The Pour House will be full of live music, a Bloody Mary bar and good times.

Sun Feb 25, 1:00p
Join The Pour House for Sunday Funday
Free   .  The Pour House Music Hall   .  Raleigh
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Dig In at Trophy's Breakfast for Dinner Event

Get ready to indulge in tasty breakfast creations and cocktails at Trophy's Breakfast for Dinner event. Whether you want a sweet treat, a full meal or just a beer, their menu will satisfy any craving.

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Dig In at Trophy's Breakfast for Dinner Event
Free   .  Trophy Tap + Table   .  Raleigh
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Explore the Final Frontier at Star Trek Night at the Museum

It's finally Friday! Celebrate with a fan favorite film at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Expert Astronomist Patrick Treuthardt will be there to help sort out the science behind the movie.

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Explore the Final Frontier at Star Trek Night at the Museum
$2/$5   .  North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences   .  Raleigh
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Get Down With DJ Deluxe at the Haymaker

Grab your friends and get ready to get down at The Haymaker with some funky beats. DJ Deluxe will be spinning stellar combos of Disco, Funk and Hip Hop all night. Wear your party pants!

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Get Down With DJ Deluxe at the Haymaker
Free   .  The Haymaker   .  Raleigh
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Get Your Foodie on at Triangle Restaurant Week

This week-long celebration of Triangle area restaurants is the perfect chance for you to try a new dish or restaurant that you've been curious about!

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Get Your Foodie on at Triangle Restaurant Week
$$   .  Raleigh   .  Raleigh
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Hike Through The Winter Forest at Yates Mill County Park

Most trees have lost their leaves, but you can still learn how to tell them apart. Join the experts at Yates Mill County Park for a winter hike and info session identifying tree bark and buds.

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Hike Through The Winter Forest at Yates Mill County Park
$6   .  Historic Yates Mill County Park   .  Raleigh
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Grill It Up In The Backyard at Standard Foods

Grilling isn't just for summer! Join the crew at Standard Foods and their friends at Bond Brothers for smoked chicken hot off the grill with tasty local brews alongside an Raleigh's own urban farm.

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Grill It Up In The Backyard at Standard Foods
$   .  Standard Foods   .  Raleigh
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Kick Off Black History Month at the Museum

Kick off the beginning of Black History Month at the NC Museum of History's 17th annual African American Cultural Celebration! Enjoy top-notch performances, storytelling, music, dancing, food & more.

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Kick Off Black History Month at the Museum
Free   .  North Carolina Museum of History   .  Raleigh
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Sip for a Cause at the NC Brewers Are A Caring Community Event

Love beer, tasty apps and supporting your community? Then come cheer on your local faves as they compete for the title of Best Winter Brew! All proceeds will go to the Caring Community Foundation.

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Sip for a Cause at the NC Brewers Are A Caring Community Event
$50   .  Tobacco Road Brewing   .  Raleigh
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Enjoy an Evening of Vixens and Vice at Raleigh Beer Garden's Golden Ball

Don your most dapper golden apparel and join the VaudeVillain Revue at RBG for the Golden Ball. Prepare to be beguiled by burlesque beauties, circus arts performers, magic, comedy, live music & more!

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Enjoy an Evening of Vixens and Vice at Raleigh Beer Garden's Golden Ball
$15+   .  Raleigh Beer Garden   .  Raleigh
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Learn About Bread and Brews with the Science Museum

Take a trip to Raleigh Brewing Company for the second installment of the Beer and Bread workshop series. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the science of brewing, along with a guided tasting onsite.

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Learn About Bread and Brews with the Science Museum
$40   .  Raleigh Brewing Company   .  Raleigh
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Work For Your bRUNch With Runologie

Run for your brunch! Join Runologie for a Saturday morning four-mile group run starting at Jubala Coffee. Post-run, treat yo'self to the best biscuits and coffee in Raleigh. You've earned it!

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Work For Your bRUNch With Runologie
Free   .  Jubala Coffee   .  Raleigh
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Cheers to Four Years of Bombshell Beer

Celebrate Bombshell Beer Company's fourth trip around the sun with a whole day of lobster rolls and other food truck grub, live tunes, corn hole and special brews.

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Cheers to Four Years of Bombshell Beer
Free   .  Bombshell Beer Company   .  Holly Springs
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Find Your Zen at the COR Museum Free Yoga Class

Calling all yogis! Join fellow yoga enthusiasts for a free class by Ashtanga Yoga School at City of Raleigh Museum. The class will cover the Primary Series of postures in the Ashtanga Vinyasa system.

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Find Your Zen at the COR Museum Free Yoga Class
Free   .  City of Raleigh Museum   .  Raleigh
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