The Weekender: 26 Events in Raleigh

475 Bookmarks and 2K Views

The Weekender: 26 Events in Raleigh

475 Bookmarks and 2K Views

Our curated list of the best things to do the weekend of May 18–21. You've worked hard this week, go have some fun!

THURSDAY

Wander the Lafayette Village Wine Walk

$10
Lafayette Village
Thursday, June 15th , 6:00p - 8:00p
Monthly on the 3rd Thursday

Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the European-like streets of Lafayette Village while sipping wine. Better yet, you'll support a local charity while doing it.

This experience has 382 Bookmarks and 3187 Views
FRIDAY
Photo via @thedanglingloafer

Laugh Out Loud at Dangling Loafer

$
Kings
Friday, June 16th , 8:00p - 9:00p
Monthly on the 3rd Friday

We know you need a good laugh more often than once a month, but it's hard to pass up a cheap show. The Dangling Loafer offers a stand-up comedy show once a month at Kings.

This experience has 501 Bookmarks and 5376 Views
Photo via @eyannagruver

Do the Time Warp at Rialto's Rocky Horror

$
The Rialto Theatre
Next Friday , 11:30p
Monthly on the 1st Friday and 3rd Friday and 5th Friday

If you're not easily spooked and like a little underwear running to accompany an evening at the theater, head to the Rialto for one of our fave cult classics.

This experience has 263 Bookmarks and 3391 Views
SATURDAY
Photo via @ Chana Lynn

Shop Local at the Midtown Farmers Market

$$
Commons at North Hills
Today , 8:00a - 12:00p
Weekly on Saturdays

Grab farm-fresh produce right in North Hills! The Midtown Farmers Market brings together food and other goods from local farmers all under one roof.

This experience has 118 Bookmarks and 848 Views
Photo via @popupraleigh

Shop Pop-Up Raleigh

Free
Trophy Brewing & Taproom
Saturday, June 17th , 12:00p - 5:00p
Monthly on the 3rd Saturday

Formerly Pop-Up Sunday, Pop-Up Raleigh is DTR's original monthly vintage market. Now it's coming at you bigger and better than ever before on Saturdays at Trophy Brewing on Maywood.

This experience has 779 Bookmarks and 5168 Views
SUNDAY
Photo via @noelledoesyoga

Bend & Flow at Bond Bros

$5
Bond Brothers Beer Company
Through Tomorrow

Wind down your weekend with a Sunday morning, donation-based Vinyasa yoga flow in the taproom at Bond Brothers Beer Co. in Cary.

This experience has 28 Bookmarks and 367 Views
ALL WEEKEND
Past Experiences
Photo via @North Hills

Shag at the Midtown Beach Music Series

Free
North Hills Commons
Past: Band of Oz

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 1176 Bookmarks and 8851 Views
Photo via @mamafoo2000

Cheers to Six Years of The Raleigh Wine Shop

$
The Raleigh Wine Shop
Past: Birthday Party

The Raleigh Wine Shop is turning six, so it's time to pop bottles! Join the shop for a massive in-store sale and free tastings all weekend long, a party on Friday and a farmers market on Sunday!

This experience has 16 Bookmarks and 270 Views
Photo via @mr_e_z

Get Artsy at Artsplosure

Free
City Plaza
Past

The 38th annual Artsplosure, an explosion of creativity in downtown Raleigh, brings together over 170 artists, local and nationally acclaimed performers, activities and much more to downtown Raleigh.

This experience has 521 Bookmarks and 4535 Views
Photo via @alliciahughes

Have Down-Home Fun at Got To Be NC Fest

Free
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Past

Round up your friends and family for this three-day bash celebrating all things NC!

This experience has 525 Bookmarks and 4628 Views
Photo via @happyandhale

Run the Race 13.1 Preview & Snack on Local Treats

Free
lululemon
Past

Running the Race 13.1 this June? Get a warm-up and join lululemon Raleigh for a dash around beautiful Shelley Lake, followed by massages and snacks from locals Raleigh Raw, Happy + Hale and more!

This experience has 1 Bookmarks and 84 Views
Photo via @alliciahughes

Have Down-Home Fun at Got To Be NC Fest

Free
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Past

Round up your friends and family for this three-day bash celebrating all things NC!

This experience has 525 Bookmarks and 4628 Views
Photo via @henhousedsgn

Check Out Chic Chickens at Tour D'Coop

$10+
Raleigh
Past

At Tour D'Coop, chicken coops are treated as an art form. Join the tour across Raleigh, Apex and Cary to learn about the wonderful world of poultry and its swanky, modern cribs.

This experience has 66 Bookmarks and 1592 Views
Photo via @oaksandspokes

Crank for a Cause at Crank Arm

Donation
Crank Arm Brewing Company
Past

Crank Arm's Crank For A Cause brings free YMCA stationary cycling classes and cycling challenges to the taproom to benefit Oaks & Spokes, making biking more accessible and safe for all.

This experience has 5 Bookmarks and 147 Views
Photo via @brueprintbrewing

Celebrate Three Years of Brüeprint Beers

Free
Brüeprint Brewing Company
Past

Brüeprint is celebrating three years of brewing beer with food trucks galore and local grub galore, special brew releases, a dunk tank, live music and more!

This experience has 29 Bookmarks and 275 Views
Photo via @minnesotamunch

Bring Your Pooch to Pups N' Pints

$10+
Fortnight Brewing Company
Past

BarkHappy is hosting Pups N' Pints at Fortnight for an afternoon of giveaways and dog-friendly fun! Grab a pint and frolic with other adorable pups.

This experience has 7 Bookmarks and 150 Views
Photo via @permapaleo

Sip into Summer at Fair Game Bev

Free
Fair Game Beverage Company Wine and Spirits
Past

Triangle Land Conservancy and Fair Game Beverage Co. are teaming up for an afternoon of delicious, unique drinks and local nature. Take tours and grab a stiff drink, proceeds will benefit TLC!

This experience has 5 Bookmarks and 208 Views
Photo via @chmartin402

Eat Among the Flowers at Flora & Food Trucks

$
Fairview Greenhouses and Garden Center
Past: Cousins Maine Lobster + Citizen Pops

If you like flowers and food, then this is the event for you! Head over to Fairview Garden Center for tasty food trucks and have a lunch date with a couple of rose bushes.

This experience has 250 Bookmarks and 3512 Views
Photo via @mamafoo2000

Cheers to Six Years of The Raleigh Wine Shop

$
The Raleigh Wine Shop
Past: Discounts Galore

The Raleigh Wine Shop is turning six, so it's time to pop bottles! Join the shop for a massive in-store sale and free tastings all weekend long, a party on Friday and a farmers market on Sunday!

This experience has 16 Bookmarks and 270 Views
Photo via @mr_e_z

Get Artsy at Artsplosure

Free
City Plaza
Past

The 38th annual Artsplosure, an explosion of creativity in downtown Raleigh, brings together over 170 artists, local and nationally acclaimed performers, activities and much more to downtown Raleigh.

This experience has 521 Bookmarks and 4535 Views
Photo via @mamafoo2000

Cheers to Six Years of The Raleigh Wine Shop

$
The Raleigh Wine Shop
Past: Sunday Market & Fundraiser

The Raleigh Wine Shop is turning six, so it's time to pop bottles! Join the shop for a massive in-store sale and free tastings all weekend long, a party on Friday and a farmers market on Sunday!

This experience has 16 Bookmarks and 270 Views
Photo via @alliciahughes

Have Down-Home Fun at Got To Be NC Fest

Free
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Past

Round up your friends and family for this three-day bash celebrating all things NC!

This experience has 525 Bookmarks and 4628 Views
Photo via @hippo_thebully

Pair Barks & Brews at Neuse River

Free
Neuse River Brewing Company
Past

Grab a brew and hang out with a bunch of adorable, adoptable dogs! What better way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon?

This experience has 56 Bookmarks and 528 Views
Photo via @heatherpanepinto

Shop & Sip at the Living A Beautiful Life Event Series

$20
Oxford Green At Lafayette Village
Past

Head to the Oxford Green for a pop-up event with a mission to make you find your best style. There'll be a happy hour with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, curated goods for purchase and good vibes!

This experience has 8 Bookmarks and 156 Views
Photo via @echo_andco

Help Rescues in Need at the Pawfect Junction Salon Event

Free
The Junction Salon & Bar
Past

Support rescue pups and hang out with a couple too at the Junction Salon & Bar this Sunday while enjoying a drink, entering (cash only) raffles and shopping local vendors.

This experience has 7 Bookmarks and 168 Views
Photo via @mr_e_z

Get Artsy at Artsplosure

Free
City Plaza
Past

The 38th annual Artsplosure, an explosion of creativity in downtown Raleigh, brings together over 170 artists, local and nationally acclaimed performers, activities and much more to downtown Raleigh.

This experience has 521 Bookmarks and 4535 Views

Eat Your Way Through Downtown at the Raleigh Food & Wine Festival

$$
Raleigh
Past

Raleigh Food & Wine Festival returns for four days of foodie goodness. Select restaurants will host specials, dinners and classes Thursday–Saturday, and Sunday there'll be a tasting party at Mulino.

This experience has 14 Bookmarks and 483 Views