It’s hot outside. Raleigh is just a few hours from the beach and mountains. It’s a long weekend. What does this mean? Many of you will be packing your bags and heading to the water or the hills for the weekend so, for this week’s Friday Five, we picked one activity to do in town this weekend, boozy lemonade recipes you can get in Downtown Raleigh or make wherever you are, and a concert that is next week. Plus, some tips to keep you from burning. So, wherever you are, let’s raise a glass, it is time for your Friday Five.
We are coming to the end of National BBQ Month which means it is time to fill up on all the BBQ goodness you can. Don’t forget to take a break from chowing down to vote for your favorite BBQ spot in Raleigh and be entered to win a $25 gift card to the restaurant that takes home the most votes.
Head to First Fruit Farms in Louisburg this weekend, May 28-May 31, 2021, for their Memorial Balloon Festival. There will be hot air balloon flights, live music, carnival rides, a beer garden, food trucks, fireworks, a memorial flag garden, air shows, and more.
Did you know today—Friday, May 28, 2021—is “Don’t Fry Day”! It always takes place on the Friday before Memorial Day to remind you to protect your skin! Need a little help with your sunscreen game? Our friends at Azura Skin Care Center are hosting EltaMD® Day on Thursday, June 3, 2021, with an EltaMD® Skin Care Specialist. Stop by anytime between noon and 4 p.m. to stock up on products and receive a complimentary consultation.
Dram & Draught’s own Lentz Ison—who calls their Greensboro location home—was featured in Our State Magazine’s June issue! The article “Cool Down with 8 Delicious Lemonade Recipes” showcases two of his creations: Peach Jam & Basil Lemonade and My Lady Grey Lemonade. Check out these two recipes and more online or stop by Dram & Draught in Raleigh or Greensboro and let their team mix one or two up for you.
The Best of North Hills – A Comeback Tour Presented by R&D Brewing Seven Saturdays and Isla Hard Seltzer will take place every Thursday night through Thursday, July 22, 2021. The series will feature all the feel-good music you know and love like Beach Music, Motown, Oldies, R&B, and more. Check out the lineup at VisitNorthHills.com.
Time is running out to register for Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown’s May giveaway! They have teamed up with Burning Coal Theatre Company to give one lucky winner a full night out on the town that includes dinner, drinks, a show, and an evening in the middle of Downtown Raleigh.
On the agenda this week we have 🍖 🥂 😋 🦐 💃 🌱. Yep, all that and more! 😉 So sit back, relax, and prepare your stomach. It is time for your Friday Five!