Down, Set, Drink
August 29: St. Paul & The Broken Bones at Red Hat Amphitheater
Band Together’s original main event date got rained out but lucky for you – it is happening tonight – and it is the perfect way to kick off Labor Day weekend a little early. Enjoy St. Paul & the Broken Bones with special guests Terminator X and The Connells. All originally purchased tickets will be honored. Come listen to some good music for a good cause.
Play On! Flashback to the ’90s at Raleigh City Plaza
August 30: Play On! Flashback to the ’90s at Raleigh City Plaza
Play On! returns to City Plaza tomorrow but this time they are taking it back to the ’90s. Come dressed in your best ’90s wear and enjoy this FREE, mid-day break that includes music from DJ K Stones, a performance by Raleigh Rockers – Crew, games, prizes, and more. The fun starts at 11:30 a.m. and is brought to you by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance.
Downtown Raleigh Treasure Hunt – Sir Walter Coffee
August 30: Downtown Raleigh Treasure Hunt With Sir Walter Coffee
Use your treasure map to follow clues, solve puzzles, and crack codes on this unique scavenger hunt to unlock hidden treasures.
Guests will meet at Sir Walter Coffee at 6 p.m. and then depart with their treasure map. One drink (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) is included with each ticket and must be used immediately following the hunt.
Art in the Garden
August 31: Art in the Garden at the Well Fed Community Garden
Unplug from your busy life and connect with yourself, each other, and the natural world. Experience the good life through an outdoor (plein-air) guided watercolor class with artist, Annelies M. Gentile of Conduit for Change followed by a light-n-tasty vegetarian farm-to-table picnic lunch straight from one of Raleigh’s best kept secrets, the Well Fed Community Garden also owned by Irregardless Cafe.
Craig Robinson at Raleigh Improv
September 1: Craig Robinson at Raleigh Improv
Craig Robinson, who played the acerbic Darryl Philbin in NBC’s The Office and co-starred in the ensemble comedy Hot Tub Time Machine, made his mark on the comedy circuit at the 1998 Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. Don’t miss him at Improv Raleigh this weekend. Tickets are on sale now!
Tobacco Road Brewing Anniversary Party
September 1: Tobacco Road Brewing Anniversary Party
Tobacco Road is celebrating their two year anniversary with a day-long Sunday Funday! Live music starts at 1:30 p.m. with Steve and Chuck and continues into the night with Heads Up Penny at 5 p.m. There will also be a bounce house and yard games for kids and adults + special beer releases while they last.
ECU vs NC State – Cheers!
Want a beer at an NC State football game? Here’s where to get one.
Football is back and whether you are pulling for the Pirates or the Wolfpack, there is one thing everyone can be happy about – you can finally get a beer at Carter Finley Stadium! In fact, there will be between 40 and 50 “points of sale” on the concourse. Beer not your thing? They will also be selling hard seltzers.
Save the Date: Falling for Local at Dorthea Dix Park
It may seem too early to be talking about fall events but Starbucks already rolled out the Pumpkin Spice Latte so we are rolling out our fall event pick!
Mark your calendars to celebrate autumn on October 19 with Shop Local Raleigh and Dorothea Dix Park at their fall festival featuring live music, local makers and vendors, a beer garden, food trucks, hayrides, free pumpkins, and more!
Coming Up in September
Hopscotch Music Festival in Downtown Raleigh
“America’s (secretly) Best Festival” is celebrating its 10th year with over 130 bands over three days!
Southbound Photographs of and about the New South
Don’t miss this new exhibit coming to the Gregg Museum from Sept. 5 to Dec. 29.
Limited Tickets Available: Mandolin Wine Mixer
Taste of 60 fine wines. Savor a variety of hors d’oeuvres. Support Inter-Faith Food Shuttle.