Our curated guide of the best things to do the weekend of April 12–15.
Thursday is one of the least popular days of the week—all the Hump Day happiness has faded and we're lusting for the weekend. How to make Thursday cool? Champagne and cupcakes, duh!
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.
Another reason to celebrate the end of the work week! Stop by Jubala on Friday mornings to get a free espresso shot and add a little extra oomph to your day.
The warmer weather brings a lot of great things — including the return of the Midtown Farmers' Market!
This expansive exhibit full of intriguing visuals and mixed media pieces featuring creates an immersive and participatory environment, where viewers are encouraged to engage with the works on display.
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.
Learn how human brains keep getting better (and outperforming computers) in this talk with Duke Brain Sciences Professor John Michael Pearson at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.
Celebrate Watts & Ward's birthday with a night of incredible craft cocktails and three different musical acts performing cool jazz tunes in this intimate underground lounge with speakeasy vibes.
This is the ultimate LEGOs lovers experience with amazing LEGO creations to explore, special edition LEGO sets for sale and hands-on building zones to channel your own creative spirit.
Come for the yoga, stay for the beer! Neuse River Brewing is hosting Sunday Yoga rain or shine for a perfectly zen end to the weekend.
It's time to show off your true skills with Parkside's second annual hot wing challenge. Finish 6 Carolina Reaper wings for a prize, or just enjoy some other 75 cent wing varieties.
Presented by White Street Brewing, Friday Night on White is a free concert series in downtown Wake Forest. The Magic Pipers are kicking off the season with a night filled with funky jams for the fam.
Get a taste of Lebanon right here in downtown Raleigh at the 20th annual Lebanese Festival. The event will feature authentic Lebanese food, cooking demos, performances and more.
Word on the street is that bald heads are in! Ok, so you don't have to go cold turkey with your 'do, but come out to support St. Baldricks and the brave souls who're facing the clippers for a cause!
Sip on wine and enjoy snacks while you learn the basics of painting flowers in watercolor under the direction of botanical illustrator Preston Montague.
Believe it or not, it's been nine whole years since Isaac Hunter's opened on Fayetteville Street, and they're throwing an all-day party to celebrate!
The Carolina Rollergirls are bringing the Raleigh roller derby scene back to its roots at Dorton Arena! This event is benefitting Social Justice Storytime.
Head over to Crank Arm to pedal for a cause at their annual stationary bike challenge. Register for Crank for a Cause to support Oaks & Spokes, feast on bbq and down some brews.
Support your local artists! Make your way through artist studios, vintage jewelry and clothing, craft cosmetics vendors - all while sipping on local craft beer.
Running for cookies? Count. Us. In! Start at Runologie and end at Yellow Dog Bread Co. for a sweet reward for your hard werk!
Get festive with your community at Live & Local. Ring in spring with unique art, music, food and NC beer. Enjoy live performances all day and a food truck rodeo!
The Red Hat Amphitheater will be jumping with this multi-genre music festival featuring an all-star lineup of artists performing a wild mix of pop, hip-hop and electronic dance music.
It's time to get sad ya'll! The party returns to Deep South this time so get ready to rock your skinny jeans and party to killer DJ sets at this Emo Rock fest!