Everything You Must Do in April

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Everything You Must Do in April

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April showers bring May flowers and a whole lotta events in Raleigh! From block parties to free fests to brew bashes galore, the warmer weather isn't the only reason to be excited about April.

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Savor the Beauty of Brewery Bhavana

Brewery Bhavana

What happens when you combine a craft brewery, dim sum, a bookstore and a flower shop? A stunning brick-and-mortar with unmatched aesthetics.

This experience has 315 Bookmarks and 2408 Views
Photo via @midtownevents

Get Fit With Wellness Wednesdays

Midtown Park
Today: barre3

It's back! On Wednesdays from 6:30–7:30p, head to the lawn at Midtown Park and get your sweat on! This free, outdoor workout series in the heart of North Hills is just the motivation your body needed.

This experience has 349 Bookmarks and 2799 Views
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Shag at the Midtown Beach Music Series

North Hills Commons
Tomorrow: Tams

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to do the shag! Every Thursday night this summer, get ready for beach music vibes and some sweet Carolina Girl grooving.

This experience has 1175 Bookmarks and 8808 Views
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Rock & Run the Rock n' Roll Marathon

402 S Salisbury St

Whether you're running it or you're just working the sidelines, the Rock n' Roll Marathon is an energy-packed affair for all.

This experience has 30 Bookmarks and 926 Views
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Load Up on Carbs at the Rockin' Raleigh Spaghetti Dinner


Fuel your Rock 'n' Roll Marathon—whether you're running or cheering—with a good ol' spaghetti dinner block party, paired with music and Oskar Blues beer.

This experience has 10 Bookmarks and 209 Views
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Catch The Mountain Goats at the Mid-Town Square Spring Fest

Bond Brothers Beer Company

NC's own The Mountain Goats are headlining this free spring block party to kick off NC Beer Month. Head to Bond Bros. in Cary for live tunes, food trucks, vendors and delicious beer!

This experience has 37 Bookmarks and 616 Views
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Celebrate Six Years of Relish

Relish Cafe & Bar

Relish is turning six! Wish the comfort foods cafe and bar a happy birthday with live tunes, signature small batch whiskey, plus chalk and bubbles for the little ones.

This experience has 11 Bookmarks and 241 Views

Step Into Spring at Art in Bloom

North Carolina Museum of Art

Add a little color to your day and visit NCMA's annual Art in Bloom exhibit, where thousands of gorgeous flowers will be arranged to mimic the museum's masterworks collection for four days only.

This experience has 144 Bookmarks and 1046 Views
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Engage at the Ignite Creativity Summit 2017

VAE Raleigh

If you have a penchant for the arts and your local community, join Ignite Creativity for a series of engaging speakers, panels and workshops to become inspired to create social change with your art!

This experience has 5 Bookmarks and 165 Views

Taste Cask Ales at the Fourth Annual Casks On Fools

Crank Arm Brewing Company

April is NC Beer Month, so Crank Arm is honoring the holiday with its annual Casks On Fools, bringing together unusual casks from 20+ NC breweries!

This experience has 23 Bookmarks and 278 Views
Photo via @rekorderligcider

Sip Brews from All Over the Globe at World Beer Festival

North Carolina State Fairgrounds

Bottoms up! Now in its twelfth year, World Beer Festival returns to the NC State Fairgrounds to bring you over 200 beers from more than 75 breweries from all over the world.

This experience has 98 Bookmarks and 1977 Views

Pair Chandon, Cake & Flowers at Bittersweet


Bittersweet is saluting the spring season with a mid-week Wednesday Bubbles and Cake session! Chandon will be onsite pouring their signature bubbly, plus little cakes and flowers. Cheers!

This experience has 22 Bookmarks and 253 Views
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Celebrate 75 Years of The Rialto

The Rialto Theatre

It's hard to believe that The Rialto has been around for 75 years, but we just can't imagine Raleigh without it! Pop bottles and eat birthday cake at a celebratory screening of 'Singing in the Rain.'

This experience has 30 Bookmarks and 297 Views
Photo via @ameliaanne_18

Join the Raleigh Pancakes & Booze Art Show

Lincoln Theatre

Pancakes, art, alcohol—need we say more? Join the annual Pancakes & Booze Art show to witness the works of 40+ emerging area artists, plus a free pancake bar.

This experience has 36 Bookmarks and 404 Views
Photo via @esmmweighless

Unwind at YogaFest NC

McKimmon Center

The sixth annual YogaFest NC returns to NC State for a day-long retreat focusing on all things yoga, healing and wellness. Limber up for classes, speakers and more!

This experience has 12 Bookmarks and 208 Views
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Set Sail at the Carolina Sailing Club Open House

Vista Point Boat Ramp

Ever wanted to take up sailing? Head to Jordan Lake to meet Carolina Sailing Club, where members will answer your questions and take you out on the lake.

This experience has 44 Bookmarks and 573 Views
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Shake Your Hips at the Live & Local Spring Fest

2200 Hillsborough St

Head to Hillsborough St. for a free music fest headlined by Chatham County Line, plus an art market, Raleigh Brewing brews, fun activities for the kiddos and even a bike valet.

This experience has 178 Bookmarks and 1744 Views
Photo via @kendallsmith311

Gorge Yourself at the Beer & Bacon Fest

Koka Booth Amphitheatre

Don't miss this all-you-care-to-taste extravaganza featuring over 75 craft beers paired with 10 bacons from across the country!

This experience has 318 Bookmarks and 2941 Views
Photo via @cody_brown3

Go on a Spring Fling at Dorothea Dix Park

Dorothea Dix Park

Frolic at Dorothea Dix for an adults-only afternoon in the park, complete with games, obstacle courses, photo booths and more!

This experience has 111 Bookmarks and 1393 Views
Photo via @beerandracing

Enjoy 'Cue, Brews & Tunes at 'Cuegrass

The Pit Authentic Barbecue

Join The Pit for a jam-packed day full of great 'cue, local brews and toe-tappin' bluegrass music at 'Cuegrass! Best part? It's all for a great cause.

This experience has 602 Bookmarks and 5241 Views
Photo via @piedmontpicnic

Grub Out at the Fish & Foraging Easter Brunch

Fair Game Beverage Company Wine and Spirits

Piedmont Picnic Project and Post Fish Co. invite you over for Easter Brunch—but this isn't your average meal! Dine outdoors with cocktails, edible flowers, seafood, pastries and more!

This experience has 15 Bookmarks and 417 Views

Gaze at the Stars at the Statewide Star Party

Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Head out to Prairie Ridge Ecostation and join the Statewide Star Party to look at the stars and planets through telescopes, learn about constellations and more.

This experience has 130 Bookmarks and 766 Views
Photo via @leigh.can.dream

Drink a Local Brew at Brewgaloo

Raleigh City Plaza

Support your local economy! Drink NC beer, chow down on delicious food truck fare and go frolic around downtown Raleigh at this beer-infused block party.

This experience has 500 Bookmarks and 5520 Views
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Get Your Fill at the Shuck-n-Cluck Oyster Roast

North Carolina State Fairgrounds

Grub on chicken and oysters, sip on Top of the Hill brews and sway to live tunes while supporting Rebuilding Together's mission to help repair homes of low-income homeowners.

This experience has 52 Bookmarks and 569 Views
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Party in the Park at HOOPLA

North Carolina Museum of Art

Now that the sun is shining and the temps are warmer, join NCMA for an outdoor party celebrating new sculptures and featuring food trucks, drinks, a DJ and aerial performers.

This experience has 207 Bookmarks and 1454 Views
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Celebrate City Farm's Bearthday

Raleigh City Farm

Combine Earth Day and City Farm's birthday and you're in for a nature-infused treat! Head to the urban farm for a free bazaar, coffee and tours in the morning and a (ticketed) concert at night.

This experience has 114 Bookmarks and 2127 Views
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Shop & Sip at the Spring Art Bazaar

Fair Game Beverage Company Wine and Spirits

Fair Game Beverage is hosting an art bazaar at its lush space in Pittsboro! Come for DJ beats, pastries, wine cocktails, craft beer and local makers.

This experience has 57 Bookmarks and 353 Views
Photo via @cheley8

Sip Up at Great Grapes Wine Festival

Koka Booth Amphitheatre

It's every wino's dream! Indulge in over 200 wines from over 20 wineries, great live music, good eats and crafts all in one place.

This experience has 307 Bookmarks and 2733 Views
Photo via @netposer

Drink with Washington at the State Capitol

North Carolina State Capitol

Travel back to 1780 to snag a selfie with George Washington. The State Capitol Building opens its doors for a night of drinking, snacking and touring the new George Washington exhibit.

This experience has 61 Bookmarks and 605 Views
Photo via @brittanygoodman

Shut Down the Block at Raleigh Raw's One-Year Birthday Bash

Raleigh Raw Juice Bar & Cafe

Raleigh Raw is ringing in its one-year anniversary by shutting down the whole block! Come for kombucha cocktails, 3-on-3 basketball, slam dunk contests, five DJs, free fitness activities and more.

This experience has 237 Bookmarks and 3016 Views
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Sail the Seas of Sour with Neuse River

Neuse River Brewing Company

Embark on a craft beer journey with Neuse River. You'll taste nine different sours while indulging in an oyster roast and seafood boil, all to benefit Make-A-Wish!

This experience has 45 Bookmarks and 344 Views
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Down Lonerider Brews for Beagles

Lonerider Brewing Company

Raise funds for adorable beagles by sipping on Lonerider brews (including pup-inspired batches), eating food truck fare, jamming to live tunes and browsing local vendors.

This experience has 48 Bookmarks and 522 Views

Dine & Dance for a Cause at Rock for Refugees

Proof Five Points

Join Welcome Home Project for a concert and dinner, where donations will help fund the organization's efforts to secure furniture and household items for new refugee families.

This experience has 25 Bookmarks and 259 Views