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!

FRIDAY
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Sip & Sway at Friday Night on White
Free
White Street Brewing Company
218 S White St
Fri October 13, 6:00p - 9:30p

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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SATURDAY
Shop Pop-Up Raleigh
Free
Trophy Brewing & Taproom
656 Maywood Ave
Sat October 21, 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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Past Experiences
Compete & Eat at Peach Day
Free
State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St
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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Indulge at the Provenance & Gizmo Beer Dinner
$55
Provenance Raleigh
120 E Martin St
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.

This experience has 11 bookmarks and 218 views.
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Make Textile Designs at Art Happy Hour
$35
Artspace
201 E Davie Street
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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Shag at the Midtown Beach Music Series: Fantastic Shakers
Free
North Hills Commons
Main at North Hills Street
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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Movies by the Moonlight at Koka Booth: Moana
$5
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Pkwy
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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Bowl for a Cause at the Bowling Black Tie Affair
$85
Kings Raleigh - North Hills
141 Park at N Hills St
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 238 views.
Catch Free Outdoor Movies in Knightdale: Ice Age: Collision Course
Free
Knightdale Station Park
810 N First Ave
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
2110 Blue Ridge Rd
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.

This experience has 16 bookmarks and 173 views.
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Party in the Park at HOOPLA
Free
North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Rd
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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Sip Summer Rosé & Bubbles at Seaboard
$39+
Seaboard Wine & Tasting Bar
802 Semart Dr ## 118

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.

This experience has 32 bookmarks and 493 views.
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Connect & Create Self Portraits at Artspace
$15
Artspace
201 E Davie Street
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!

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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
800 N Blount St
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.

This experience has 69 bookmarks and 456 views.
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Pedal Your Way to the Walnut Creek Trail Cleanup
Free
Walnut Creek Trail
Walnut Creek Trail
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.

This experience has 20 bookmarks and 173 views.
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Pair Embroidery & Mimosas at Edge of Urge
$35
Edge of Urge
215 E Franklin St
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 261 views.
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Browse Beautiful Goods at Bride at the Museum
$5
North Carolina Museum of History
5 E Edenton St
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 385 views.
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Watch Free Summer Movies at Apex Nature Park
Free
Apex Nature Park
2600 Evans Rd
Sat June 24 – Sat August 19

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

This experience has 109 bookmarks and 1842 views.
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Catch a Flick at Joyner Park
Free
E Carroll Joyner Park
701 Harris Rd
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
2110 Blue Ridge Rd
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.

This experience has 16 bookmarks and 149 views.
Laze With Live Tunes at Dix Park: Raleigh Jazz Orchestra
Free
Flowers Field at Dorothea Dix Park
Umstead Dr
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!

This experience has 39 bookmarks and 233 views.
Embark on a Soccer Mini-Golf Bar Crawl at the Oak City Classic
$25+
London Bridge Pub
110 E Hargett St
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!

This experience has 23 bookmarks and 498 views.
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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at the Two Roosters Grand Opening
$
Two Roosters Ice Cream
7713 Lead Mine Rd
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!

This experience has 59 bookmarks and 709 views.
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Shop Local at the Supercon Super Shop
Free
Imurj
300 S McDowell St
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.

This experience has 6 bookmarks and 139 views.
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Bid for a Cause at the Bachelor & Bachelorette Auction
$10
Imurj
300 S McDowell St
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.

This experience has 1 bookmarks and 203 views.
Skywatch at Jordan Lake
Free
Ebenezer Church Recreation Area
2582 Beaver Creek Rd
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.

This experience has 53 bookmarks and 460 views.
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Shop the Outdoor Market at Ramble Supply Co.
Free
Ramble Supply Co.
123 E Martin St
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 323 views.
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