The Weekender: 27 Things To Do In Raleigh
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Our curated list of the best things to do the weekend of July 13–16. You've worked hard this week, go have a little fun!

Shop Pop-Up Raleigh
Free, Trophy on Maywood, Raleigh
Sat December 16, 12:00p - 5:00p

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.

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Indulge at the Provenance & Gizmo Beer Dinner
$55, Provenance Raleigh, Raleigh
Thu July 13, 5:30p

Savor a night of local sips and bites. Provenance and Gizmo Brew Works are joining forces to create a four-course beer pairing dinner.

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Make Textile Designs at Art Happy Hour
$35, Artspace, Raleigh
Thu July 13, 11:00p

Explore textile design with local artist Oami Powers at Artspace's Art Happy Hour while enjoying wine and snacks as you get creative.

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Movies by the Moonlight at Koka Booth: Moana
$5, Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary
Thu July 13, 8:30p

Koka Booth is a beautiful venue for all kinds of concerts and festivals, but did you know it becomes an outdoor movie theatre in the summer? Bring a picnic and drinks while you relax under the stars!

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Shag at the Midtown Beach Music Series: Fantastic Shakers
Free, North Hills Commons, Raleigh
Thu July 13, 6:00p

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.

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Compete & Eat at Peach Day
Free, State Farmers Market, Raleigh
Thu July 13, 11:00a

Head to the State Farmers Market to celebrate Peach Day with fresh produce and a baking contest.

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Sip Summer Rosé & Bubbles at Seaboard
$39+, Seaboard Wine & Tasting Bar, Raleigh

Seaboard Wine is making the most of the summer season with two educational wine classes highlighting bubbles and rosé, where you'll taste eight of their favorite bottles, paired with light bites.

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Bowl for a Cause at the Bowling Black Tie Affair
$85, Kings Raleigh - North Hills, Raleigh
Fri July 14, 7:00p

Don your finest black tie outfit for a night of bowling for a cause! JDRF is taking over Kings Raleigh to support diabetes research over an open bar, unlimited hors d'oeuvres and, of course, bowling!

This experience has 15 bookmarks and 256 views.
Catch Free Outdoor Movies in Knightdale: Ice Age: Collision Course
Free, Knightdale Station Park, Knightdale
Fri July 14, 8:00p

The small town of Knightdale is no stranger to a good time—come out to Knightdale Station Park for free outdoor movies this summer.

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Summer Movies in the Nation's Largest Museum Park: Moana
$6, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Fri July 14, 9:00p

There may be no better cheap summer experience in all of Raleigh. Recline under the stars with friends, family or your SO while you enjoy a movie in the expansive and beautiful NCMA campus.

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Photo by @ Ron Yorgasson
Party in the Park at HOOPLA
Free, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Fri July 14, 5:00p

NCMA's outdoor party is back for round two, and this time it's luau-themed. Frolic in the park for live tunes, food trucks, drinks and circus performances, followed by a screening of 'Moana' at 9p.

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Photo by @loseitwithlaur
Sip & Sway at Friday Night on White
Free, White Street Brewing Company, Wake Forest
Fri April 28 – Fri September 08

On the second Friday of each month, live music, vendors, activities and craft beer lovers line Wake Forest's South White Street.

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Photo by @tinysherpa
Pedal Your Way to the Walnut Creek Trail Cleanup
Free, Walnut Creek Trail, Raleigh
Sat July 15, 8:00a

Oaks & Spokes just adopted a mile of the Walnut Creek Greenway Trail, and they're inviting riders on a community cleanup. Join for a light breakfast, followed by a morning of beautifying the trail.

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You know summer's officially here when the NC Symphony hosts its annual Summerfest! Settle into your lawn chair and catch orchestral interpretations of famous tunes, from Beethoven to U2 to Star Wars.

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Namaste for Good at Yogafest in Raleigh City Farm
Donation, Raleigh City Farm, Raleigh
Sat July 15, 8:00a

You Call This Yoga, a local nonprofit, is hosting an encore Yogafest class at Raleigh City Farm. Get ready to roll out your mats among nature and do your body some good.

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Connect & Create Self Portraits at Artspace
$15, Artspace, Raleigh
Sat July 15, 10:00a

Join local artist Ursula Gullow in a community art project where you'll contribute a self portrait. Artspace provides the materials, all you need to do is bring your creativity!

This experience has 40 bookmarks and 340 views.
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Pair Embroidery & Mimosas at Edge of Urge
$35, Edge of Urge, Raleigh
Sat July 15, 2:00p

Edge of Urge is teaming up with Craft Habit Raleigh to bring you another all-levels embroidery workshop. Your ticket gets you all the supplies, instructions from pros and a mimosa!

This experience has 49 bookmarks and 287 views.
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Browse Beautiful Goods at Bride at the Museum
$5, North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh
Sat July 15, 5:00p

Whether you're planning a wedding of your own or just love perusing pretty things, all are welcome at the Museum of History's Bride at the Museum—fashion show, snacks and inspiration included!

This experience has 32 bookmarks and 403 views.
Photo by @swarner5
Watch Free Summer Movies at Apex Nature Park
Free, Apex Nature Park, Apex
Sat June 24 – Sat August 19

Pack up the whole fam for free outdoor movies at Apex Nature Park on select Saturdays this summer!

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Catch a Flick at Joyner Park
Free, E Carroll Joyner Park, Wake Forest
Sat June 24 – Sat August 12

Trek out to Joyner Park in Wake Forest for free family-friendly movies under the stars! Bring out your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy on-site snacks.

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Summer Movies in the Nation's Largest Museum Park: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
$6, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Sat July 15, 9:00p

There may be no better cheap summer experience in all of Raleigh. Recline under the stars with friends, family or your SO while you enjoy a movie in the expansive and beautiful NCMA campus.

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Laze With Live Tunes at Dix Park: Raleigh Jazz Orchestra
Free, Flowers Field at Dorothea Dix Park, Raleigh
Sun July 16, 6:00p

This summer, Dorothea Dix Park is hosting free concerts on the lawn every other Sunday. Grab a picnic blanket, get a tan, grub on food truck fare and enjoy the show!

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Embark on a Soccer Mini-Golf Bar Crawl at the Oak City Classic
$25+, London Bridge Pub, Raleigh
Sun July 16, 12:00p

Oak City Supporters is throwing The Oak City Classic, the country's first soccer mini-golf tourney! Rally a team of four and bar hop to kick a tiny soccer ball for charity. Costumes encouraged!

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at the Two Roosters Grand Opening
$, Two Roosters Ice Cream, Raleigh
Sun July 16, 2:00p

Two Roosters Ice Cream, who until now has been traveling the Triangle on wheels via a teal truck, is ready to open its store! Come celebrate the occasion on, of all days, National Ice Cream Day!

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Shop Local at the Supercon Super Shop
Free, Imurj, Raleigh
Fri July 14, 7:00p

Imurj is throwing a free shindig they're calling Supercon Super Shop. Come for live art and to shop lots of local makers from around Raleigh.

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Photo by @a_zimm
Bid for a Cause at the Bachelor & Bachelorette Auction
$10, Imurj, Raleigh
Sat July 15, 6:00p

Go bid or go home to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society! Imurj is hosting a Bachelor & Bachelorette Auction with 10 of Raleigh's most eligible men and women, plus participate in a silent auction.

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Skywatch at Jordan Lake
Free, Ebenezer Church Recreation Area, Apex
Sat July 15,

Trek out to the beautiful Jordan Lake and gaze at the stars while experts from the Morehead Planetarium teach you a thing or two about the cosmos.

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Photo by @hannahetremblay
Shop the Outdoor Market at Ramble Supply Co.
Free, Ramble Supply Co., Raleigh
Sat July 15, 12:00p

Head to the patio at Ramble Supply Co. for the Outdoor Market Series. Come for a mix of makers, food, music, drink, tarot and much more!

This experience has 21 bookmarks and 339 views.
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