The Weekender: Wizarding World at 21Marbles, Moonlight in the Garden + More

The Weekender: Wizarding World at 21Marbles, Moonlight in the Garden + More

Monday, Nov 05 2018

Our curated list of the best things to do the weekend of November 8 - 11. You've worked hard this week, go have a little fun!

Friday

Baking Classes for the At Home Baker at La Farm Bakery
Photo by @lafarmbakery

Baking Classes for the At Home Baker

Baking is a universal language that brings a smile to everyone it touches. Get your hands in some dough during one of the many fall baking classes La Farm Bakery has to offer.

Tue Dec 04, 5:30p
Baking Classes for the At Home Baker
$85   .  La Farm Bakery   .  Cary
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Saturday

Carolina Hurricanes All-Star Chef Series at PNC Arena
Photo by @nhlcanes

Carolina Hurricanes All-Star Chef Series

Hungry for some hockey? Enjoy a four-course seated meal from NC's best chefs and signature cocktails before several of the 2018-19 Hurricanes home games. 

Tue Dec 11, 5:00p
Carolina Hurricanes All-Star Chef Series
$135 including game ticket   .  PNC Arena   .  Raleigh
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Baking Classes for the At Home Baker at La Farm Bakery
Photo by @lafarmbakery

Baking Classes for the At Home Baker

Baking is a universal language that brings a smile to everyone it touches. Get your hands in some dough during one of the many fall baking classes La Farm Bakery has to offer.

Tue Dec 04, 5:30p
Baking Classes for the At Home Baker
$85   .  La Farm Bakery   .  Cary
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Take a Tour of Big Boss Brewing at Big Boss Brewing Company
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Take a Tour of Big Boss Brewing

See where all of the magic happens! Take a tour of Big Boss Brewery in Raleigh.

Monthly
Take a Tour of Big Boss Brewing
$1+   .  Big Boss Brewing Company   .  Raleigh
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All Weekend

Moonlight in the Garden at the Arboretum at JC Raulston Arboretum
Photo by @jcraulstonarboretum

Moonlight in the Garden at the Arboretum +4138 fire icon

Experience JC Raulston Arboretum's Moonlight in the Garden. After dark, enjoy local food trucks, listen to live music and stay warm around the fire pits as you toast a marshmallow or two.

Multiple Day Event
Moonlight in the Garden at the Arboretum
$10/$20   .  JC Raulston Arboretum   .  Raleigh
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Dr. Seuss' The Grinch: The IMAX 2D Experience at IMAX Theatre at Marbles
Photo by @marblesraleigh

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch: The IMAX 2D Experience

Marbles IMAX presents The Grinch. Based off of Dr. Seuss' beloved holiday classic. Watch as the Grinch makes an evil plan to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl.

Multiple Day Event
Dr. Seuss' The Grinch: The IMAX 2D Experience
$9+   .  IMAX Theatre at Marbles   .  Raleigh
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The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art at North Carolina Museum of Art
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The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art +768 fire icon

Enormous flowers, luscious color, and desert landscapes. See this famous artists work and influence in new ways at this exhibit.

Multiple Day Event
The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art
$6+   .  North Carolina Museum of Art   .  Raleigh
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Past Experiences

Thirst 4 Architecture: Jason Queen & Transfer Company Food Hall at Transfer Co.
Photo by @TransferCo.

Thirst 4 Architecture: Jason Queen & Transfer Company Food Hall

Thirst4Architecture is a monthly party for anyone who has a huge crush on Modernist architecture. Join Jason Queen and Transfer Co. for a night of food, fun, and architecture. 

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Thirst 4 Architecture: Jason Queen & Transfer Company Food Hall
Free   .  Transfer Co.   .  Raleigh
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Poetry Reading: Coyne, George, & Nordgren at So & So Books
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Poetry Reading: Coyne, George, & Nordgren

Three poets will be sharing their work at So & So Books during this epic poetry reading event. Check out the artists below and be sure to stop by for their readings.

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Poetry Reading: Coyne, George, & Nordgren
Free   .  So & So Books   .  Raleigh
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Seaboard Wine's Open House & Grand Opening at Seaboard Wine at HighPark Village
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Seaboard Wine's Open House & Grand Opening

Seaboard Wine's is kicking off their new chapter in HighPark Village. Swing by on Saturday for free wine tastings, snacks, door prizes, and wine sales.

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Seaboard Wine's Open House & Grand Opening
Free   .  Seaboard Wine at HighPark Village   .  Raleigh
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Ancillary* Fermentation Pop-up #2 at Old Gas Station
Photo by @raleighwhatsup

Ancillary* Fermentation Pop-up #2

Check out the Triangle's new pop-up experimental brewery's second release, second hand. This juice IPA will be for sale, along with a DJ spinning used vinyl, cars "for sale" and thrifted clothes.

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Ancillary* Fermentation Pop-up #2
Free   .  Old Gas Station   .  Raleigh
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Midtown "Mat-Ness" Yoga Event at Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park
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Midtown "Mat-Ness" Yoga Event

Join Real Men Wear Pink and Midtown Yoga for an evening of fitness, fun, and community. Proceeds from the event go to benefit the American Cancer Society.

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Midtown "Mat-Ness" Yoga Event
$25   .  Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park   .  Raleigh
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Fashion with a Focus: Benefiting Alex's Lemonade Stand at Creekside at Crabtree
Photo by @andreacurrah

Fashion with a Focus: Benefiting Alex's Lemonade Stand

EA Wells Hair Design is kicking off the holiday's with their fourth annual Holiday Kick Off: Fashion with a Focus event. There will be fashion, food, cocktails, and some epic swag bags.

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Fashion with a Focus: Benefiting Alex's Lemonade Stand
Free   .  Creekside at Crabtree   .  Raleigh
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Whole Hog BBQ Cook-Off at Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson
Photo by @ltjeblack

Whole Hog BBQ Cook-Off

Swing by and get some all you can eat BBQ (while it lasts)! The serving and judging will begin at noon, and all proceeds from the event benefit the US Veterans Corps. 

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Whole Hog BBQ Cook-Off
$10   .  Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson   .  Raleigh
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Party with the Pugs at Gov. James E. Holshouser Building
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Party with the Pugs

Spend the day loving up on some adorable pugs. There will be vendors, raffle items, a DJ, and a special "Running of the Pugs" event. All proceeds go to benefit Pug Rescue.

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Party with the Pugs
$3   .  Gov. James E. Holshouser Building   .  Raleigh
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Annual Holiday Open House at Revival Antiques
Photo by @revivalantiquesnc

Annual Holiday Open House

Revival Antiques is rolling out tons of new inventory, storewide specials, wine, and live music. Join in their Annual Open House event and grab some hidden gems before they're gone.

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Annual Holiday Open House
Free   .  Revival Antiques   .  Raleigh
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Bedrock Wine Dinner at Vidrio at Vidrio
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Bedrock Wine Dinner at Vidrio

Join in the first ever Downtown Raleigh Wine Dinner at Vidrio. There will be an abundance of Bedrock Wine, perfectly paired with a delicious dinner that is packed with flavor.

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Bedrock Wine Dinner at Vidrio
$100   .  Vidrio   .  Raleigh
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California Wine Country Tasting at Catering Works, Inc.
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California Wine Country Tasting

Explore the variety of tastes from Napa to Sonoma. There will be wine, and food fresh for the tasting during this epic California Wine Country Tasting.

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California Wine Country Tasting
$71   .  Catering Works, Inc.   .  Raleigh
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The Root Collective 5 Year Anniversary Party at Designed For Joy
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The Root Collective 5 Year Anniversary Party

The Root Collective is turning five years old and they're ready to celebrate! Join them for an evening of food, wine, beer and some amazing raffles that you won't want to miss.

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The Root Collective 5 Year Anniversary Party
Free   .  Designed For Joy   .  Raleigh
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City Limits (Late AF) Christmas Party at City Limits Saloon
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City Limits (Late AF) Christmas Party

Celebrate Christmas 2017 with City Limits. They promised a Christmas party, and gosh darn it, they are going to give you a Christmas party.

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City Limits (Late AF) Christmas Party
Free   .  City Limits Saloon   .  Raleigh
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Autumn S24O Campout at Old Milburnie Farm at Old Milburnie Farm
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Autumn S24O Campout at Old Milburnie Farm

Get ready to haul your sack to this all-inclusive campout. The route is about 10 miles through neighborhoods and paved greenways to get to the campground, where you will spend the night.

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Autumn S24O Campout at Old Milburnie Farm
Free   .  Old Milburnie Farm   .  Raleigh
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Holiday Premiere Night at Homewood Nursery & Garden Center
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Holiday Premiere Night

Join in and check out the 2018 Holiday Shop. The store will be all decked out, and there will be hot and cold appetizers and desserts floating around for you to enjoy.

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Holiday Premiere Night
Free   .  Homewood Nursery & Garden Center   .  Raleigh
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Video Game Time Warp at Coglin's at Coglin's Raleigh
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Video Game Time Warp at Coglin's

Coglin's is taking everyone's favorite 80's and 90's retro game consoles off the shelf for a night of gaming fun. Grab a controller and challenge your friends to an epic throwback game.

Past
Video Game Time Warp at Coglin's
Free   .  Coglin's Raleigh   .  Raleigh
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Azúcar: A Dance Party at The Cortez Seafood + Cocktail
Photo by @thelongsprings

Azúcar: A Dance Party

Mamis & The Papis is a collective of women, femmes and tender-hearted folks who are excited to share with you the music of their hearts. Join in for an epic night of dancing nad entertainment.

Past
Azúcar: A Dance Party
$10   .  The Cortez Seafood + Cocktail   .  Raleigh
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Sip and Sniff at Compass Rose Brewery
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Sip and Sniff

Learn all about essential oils and how they can help support your health and wellness goals. They aid in everything from sleeping better to building up your immune system. So grab a brew and learn!

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Sip and Sniff
Free   .  Compass Rose Brewery   .  Raleigh
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Duke Jump For The Children at James B Hunt Horse Complex
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Duke Jump For The Children

The Jump for the Children Horse Show is an annual event that benefits Duke Children's Hospital. Join in all of the fun this year and watch as the horses run and jump through obstacles.

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Duke Jump For The Children
Donations   .  James B Hunt Horse Complex   .  Raleigh
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Game of Thrones Trivia at Aloft Raleigh at Aloft Raleigh-Durham Airport Brier Creek
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Game of Thrones Trivia at Aloft Raleigh

Costumes are encouraged for this installment of trivia night. There will be questions from the book and from the TV series for an epic sequel to last year's Game of Thrones event.

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Game of Thrones Trivia at Aloft Raleigh
Free   .  Aloft Raleigh-Durham Airport Brier Creek   .  Raleigh
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Retro Dance Party Raleigh with The Beehive Blondes at Watts & Ward
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Retro Dance Party Raleigh with The Beehive Blondes

The Beehive Blondes have landed in Raleigh and they are throwing down at Watts & Ward. Join them for an evening of throwback fun - the 60's are their sweet spot!

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Retro Dance Party Raleigh with The Beehive Blondes
Free   .  Watts & Ward   .  Raleigh
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Beginner's Screenprinting Workshop at Imurj
Photo by @Ariana Gershman

Beginner's Screenprinting Workshop

Learn how to print your own images using screens and stencils during this hands-on 3-hour workshop. Ariana Gershman will be there to give helpful DIY tips and methods for printing designs.

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Beginner's Screenprinting Workshop
$40   .  Imurj   .  Raleigh
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Visions of Sugarplums 44th Annual Holiday Art & Gift Show at 800 Orleans Pl
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Visions of Sugarplums 44th Annual Holiday Art & Gift Show

Visions of Sugarplums is serving up their 44th year of Holiday shopping. There will be something for everyone on your list during this epic shopping extravaganza. 

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Visions of Sugarplums 44th Annual Holiday Art & Gift Show
Free   .  800 Orleans Pl   .  Raleigh
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Arts After Dark: Around the World in One Night at Imurj
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Arts After Dark: Around the World in One Night

Experience cultures from around the globe through art, dance and tasty refreshments. Your ticket includes an art project to take home and a giant dance party!

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Arts After Dark: Around the World in One Night
$30   .  Imurj   .  Raleigh
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The WTF Karaoke Musical at The Wicked Witch
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The WTF Karaoke Musical

Women's voices are being silenced everywhere, but not at the Women's Theatre Festival! Join in for an evening of WTF, a company firmly committed to raising the voices of women.

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The WTF Karaoke Musical
$10+   .  The Wicked Witch   .  Raleigh
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Afternoon Tea: Victoria & Abdul at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Raleigh
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Afternoon Tea: Victoria & Abdul

Judi Dench stares in Afternoon Tea. Take a trip back to the last day of Queen Victoria's reign, when an unexpected friendship rattled the status quo at Windsor Palace.

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Afternoon Tea: Victoria & Abdul
$22   .  Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Raleigh   .  Raleigh
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21Marbles: Wizarding World at Marbles Kids Museum
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21Marbles: Wizarding World

Play like a kid again in this epic Wizarding World themed night at Marbles. There will be activities like nerf battles, human foosball, and more. So grab a drink and get to playing.

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21Marbles: Wizarding World
$10+   .  Marbles Kids Museum   .  Raleigh
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The LAST Handmade Market at Marbles Kids Museum
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The LAST Handmade Market

Join in the last Handmade Market of the season. Over 50 artists, designers, and makers were selected to join in this event, so head down and shop around.

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The LAST Handmade Market
$5   .  Marbles Kids Museum   .  Raleigh
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Come Together for the Coast: Community Lunch at Fayetteville Street
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Come Together for the Coast: Community Lunch

One thousand neighbors will gather together on Fayetteville Street for a delicious Sunday Lunch. Snag your ticket and be part of that group! Proceeds go to those affected by Hurricane Florence.

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Come Together for the Coast: Community Lunch
$25   .  Fayetteville Street   .  Raleigh
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Nerdvember 2018 at Kings
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Nerdvember 2018

You name it, they nerd it! Get ready for the return of the annual celebration that makes all of our inner nerds happy. Watch performances inspired by comic books, sci-fi, anime and more.

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Nerdvember 2018
$12   .  Kings   .  Raleigh
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5th Annual Lonerider Brewing ALS Chili Cook-Off at Lonerider Brewing Company
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5th Annual Lonerider Brewing ALS Chili Cook-Off

Lonerider is hosting their 5th Annual ALS Chili Cook-Off. The rewards are; fighting ALS, bragging rights, and a case of beer per month for an entire year! So, enter your chili, or just go and judge.

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5th Annual Lonerider Brewing ALS Chili Cook-Off
$10   .  Lonerider Brewing Company   .  Raleigh
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OMAi Mapping Stories at Dorothea Dix at 60 Ruggles Dr
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OMAi Mapping Stories at Dorothea Dix

OMAi, an Austrian artist collective, is coming to Raleigh for an interactive animation projection series. Check out one, or all of the four sessions with complementary artist workshops, and more.

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OMAi Mapping Stories at Dorothea Dix
Free   .  60 Ruggles Dr   .  Raleigh
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#Wakesgiving 2018 at Falls Lake Boat Ramp
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#Wakesgiving 2018

Head down to the lake for a day of riding. To participate bring food that can be donated to the Durham Rescue Mission, then enjoy some #wakesgiving fun.

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#Wakesgiving 2018
Donations   .  Falls Lake Boat Ramp   .  Raleigh
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House of Hops Grand Opening Party at House of Hops
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House of Hops Grand Opening Party

House of Hops is opening a new location in Raleigh and you're invited to the Grand Opening Party. Snag food from the food trucks and enjoy all of the delicious brews.

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House of Hops Grand Opening Party
Free   .  House of Hops   .  Raleigh
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Yogurt + Yogurt Cheese Making at Raleigh City Farm
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Yogurt + Yogurt Cheese Making

Learn how to make your own yogurt at home with this extra special class. They will teach you how to make it extra thick like a Greek-style yogurt, or labneh style like a yogurt cheese.

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Yogurt + Yogurt Cheese Making
$15   .  Raleigh City Farm   .  Raleigh
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Darwin Day at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
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Darwin Day

Learn about Darwin's theories of natural selection and what they have done for the world of science, research, and education. Then, meet some scientists who are continuing his work.

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Darwin Day
Free   .  North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences   .  Raleigh
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Adult Science Fair Project Party at HQ Raleigh
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Adult Science Fair Project Party

Are you ready to get nerdy with it? Throw back to your childhood science fair days with tri-fold boards, weird experiments with no parental help allowed, and—now—with booze!

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Adult Science Fair Project Party
$5 Suggested Donation   .  HQ Raleigh   .  Raleigh
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OMAi Mapping Stories at St. Augustine's at Saint Augustine’s University
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OMAi Mapping Stories at St. Augustine's

OMAi, an Austrian artist collective, is coming to Raleigh for an interactive animation projection series. Check out one, or all of the four sessions with complementary artist workshops, and more.

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OMAi Mapping Stories at St. Augustine's
Free   .  Saint Augustine’s University   .  Raleigh
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Raleigh Korean Festival at North Carolina State Fairgrounds
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Raleigh Korean Festival

Experience a diverse and experimental take on a culture-based festival. This festival transcends run-of-the-mill festivals with a deep-rooted fascination with culture, community, and more!

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Raleigh Korean Festival
$10   .  North Carolina State Fairgrounds   .  Raleigh
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The Weekender: Wizarding World at 21Marbles, Moonlight in the Garden + More
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