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Special Event: Community Event
The Typewriter Project
The Typewriter Project is now in operation just outside QRB's blue front door. The structure looks like a simple shack. Sit down inside, and on a real, old-school typewriter, peck out whatever comes to mind, and your thoughts will scroll out not only on th...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Wed 4/26/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 9am-7:30pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival, For the Family
Central Carolina Festival
The Greensboro Coliseum Complex will host the annual Central Carolina Festival for five days in the Coliseum parking lot. The family event will include carnival food, rides and games of skill.
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Greensboro, NC

Wed 4/26/17 - Thu 4/27/17 at 5pm-10pm
Fri 4/28/17 at 5pm-11pm
Sat 4/29/17 at 11am-11pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 1pm-10pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Class/Workshop
Fox Farm and Forage
Fox Farm & Forage is a small woman-owned farm that produces gourmet edible mushrooms that are all grown indoors in a controlled environment utilizing sustainable farming practices. What can’t be grown is foraged. Amy Fox will teach you the best techniques ...
Southern Season
Chapel Hill, NC

Wed 4/26/17 at 6pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting, Basketball
Fred Barakat Sports Council Dinner
Anyone living in North Carolina in 1974 probably remembers the weekend, and it’s one longtime NC State fans will never forget – the Wolfpack played the mighty UCLA Bruins in the NCAA Final Four at the Greensboro Coliseum and went on to win the national cha...
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Greensboro, NC

Wed 4/26/17 at 6pm
Special Event: Gardening, Nature
I Need a Plan: The Fundamental Steps to Create a garden: Create a Pollinator Garden
Course meets for 2 sessions Build a pollinator haven in your garden! Instructor Lauri Lawson of Niche Gardens will help you discover the pollinators native to our region and then create a plant list that includes everything needed by them, from food to sh...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Wed 4/26/17 at 6:30pm-9pm
Special Event: Conference, Seminar
Tizbi, Inc
Digital Transformation:Concepts to Execution Reasons for Business Leaders to Attend: Are you disrupting or are you being disrupted? In-depth conversation about digitally transforming your business for market disruption and competitive advantage. X...
North Ridge Country Club
Raleigh, NC

Wed 4/26/17 at 10am-1pm
Special Event: Seminar, Community Event, Special Event
Transform U Live
TRANSFORM U LIVE You are worth more than you think. We will show you how to discover it! Raleigh, NC March 7, 2017. Transform U Live is a place where real breakthrough becomes reality, and where over-comers, just like you, come together in discoverin...
Royal Banquet & Conference Center
Raleigh, NC

Wed 4/26/17 - Fri 4/28/17 at 9am till 5pm, 9am till 5pm
Special Event: Animals
Beneful Dream Dog Park Celebration Day
On Thursday, April 27, 2017, the Beneful® Dream Dog Park Project team will join the City of Raleigh for a special celebration event at the Millbrook Dog Park. The popular North Raleigh dog park is set to receive a $30,000 donation for park improvements aft...
Millbrook Dog Park
Raleigh, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 10am-11am
Special Event: Nature, Children, Gardening
Dig into Veggies!
Do you have a budding farmer in the family? Have someone who is interested in seeing vegetables in a new light? Or, are you hoping your homeschool student will learn how to tend the backyard garden and deliver fresh veggies to your door? This five week co...
JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University
Raleigh, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 10am-12pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-12pm
Thu 5/11/17 at 10am-12pm
Thu 5/18/17 at 10am-12pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 10am-12pm
Special Event: History/Science
Drinks with Washington
Join the NC State Capitol for our upcoming event "Drinks with Washington." Your ticket gets you drinks, food, a tour through our new George Washington exhibit and a chance to chat with our Washington reenactor. Beer is being provided by Raleigh Brewing Com...
North Carolina State Capitol Building
Raleigh, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 7pm-9pm
Special Event: Gardening
Extension Gardener Series: Buy Healthy Plants and Plant Them Well
Sponsored in partnership with the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service: Durham County Center. Healthy plants stand a better chance of thriving in your garden. This presentation will review what you should look for when purchasing and planting plants. Chri...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seminar
Humana to Host Free Prediabetes Educational Seminar for Raleigh Residents
Health and well-being company Humana Inc. will host a prediabetes seminar led by Dr. Matthew Oettinger at the Humana Neighborhood Location in Raleigh. This one-time educational seminar will allow attendees to receive a comprehensive overview of prediabetes...
Raleigh, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 11am-12pm
Special Event: Nature
Landscape Restoration
Visit a pollinator habitat restoration that serves as a living laboratory! This 10-acre landscape is being developed by students and faculty at East Chapel Hill High School as part of their environment curriculum. Not only will it bring real-world experien...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 3pm-5pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting
Live at the Loft
Come enjoy the unexpected every Thursday from 7:30 - 11 p.m. at Pizza La Stella. Follow the staircase inside to our loft for an evening of live music, mouth-watering food, delicious drinks and exclusive Thursday-night specials. Take a chance on a one-of-...
Pizza La Stella
Raleigh, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 7:30pm-11pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 7:30pm-11pm
Thu 5/11/17 at 7:30pm-11pm
Thu 5/18/17 at 7:30pm-11pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 7:30pm-11pm
Special Event: Education
Mission to Mars
Blast off to Mars on the Project Eagle! Immaculata Middle School students have been working all year to create a life-size habitat on Mars.
Emily K Center
Durham, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 8am-3pm
Special Event: Fashion Show/Bridal, Benefit/Fundraiser
Peachy Keen to Host Secret Garden Spring Fashion Show
Peachy Keen, a contemporary women’s clothing and lifestyle boutique, will be hosting its Secret Garden Spring Fashion Show Thursday, April 27! Shop for a cause and enjoy an evening of fun, fashion and giving back. All proceeds from ticket sales, 10% of pur...
Peachy Keen
Cary, NC

Thu 4/27/17
Special Event: Nature, Gardening, Walking
Shinrin Yoku: A Meditative Walk
Take a walk in the forest and join a growing tradition that began in Japan called Shinrin Yoku. The idea is simple: if you visit natural areas, sitting or walking in a mindful way, you will feel rejuvenated and calm. Instructor Dana Galinsky-Malaguti, a...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 5:30pm-8:30pm
Thu 5/18/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Special Event: Tour, Food/Tasting
Tour of Lassiter Distilling Company
Lassiter Distilling Co. is one of North Carolina's newest distilleries. We make Lassiter's North Carolina Rum, a full flavored rum that shines in cocktails. We do everything in our facility in old downtown Knightdale, from raw ingredients to bottle. We'd l...
Lassiter Distilling Company
Knightdale, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 5:30pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 5:30pm
Thu 5/11/17 at 5:30pm
Thu 5/18/17 at 5:30pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 5:30pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
"Stop & Go" BBQ Fundraiser
You are invited to join Special Blessings for a BBQ Fundraiser & Plate Sale on Friday, April 28th, from 3-7 pm (or until food runs out) Location: Car Cosmotology, 5800 Knightdale Blvd, Knightdale (Directly across from the Old Milburnie Rd Light) ...
Car Cosmotology
Knightdale, NC

Fri 4/28/17 at 3pm-7pm
Special Event: Talks/Lectures, Jazz, Special Event, Fair/Festival
Art of Cool Festival
Three days, 10 music/conference venues and over 60 world-class performances/conference presenters make up this music festival. Full schedule available at
Art of Cool Festival
Durham, NC

Fri 4/28/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 7pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 5:30pm

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