What's on Tap

What's on Tap

11 events to check out this week in the Triangle

Posted April 25
Updated April 26

Wake Tech culinary students served up baked goods for patrons at their annual showcase.

— Our picks to get you through the work week:

Monday

Check out some live music. Welsh alternative band The Joy Formidable play the main room at Cat's Cradle, while Brazilian psychedelic rock band Boogarins performs in the back room of the venue.

Tuesday

Dine4Autism - Triangle-area restaurants will be donating a percentage of sales today to local chapters of the Autism Society of North Carolina. See a list of participating restaurants.

Enjoy tasty selections at Wake Tech's Spring Culinary Arts Showcase. The event runs 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Wake Tech's student services building on Fayetteville Road in Raleigh. There will be elegant pastry creations on display and you can buy pastries from the graduates on "Baker's Row."

Trophy Brewing is teaming up with Mandolin restaurant for a beer dinner tonight.The five-course menu is $65.

WRAL Techwire will be honoring the best in local business and technology at the Full Steam Ahead Awards at Motorco Music Hall. The awards start at 5:30 p.m. RSVP and join us.

Wednesday

Carroll's Kitchen, a nonprofit restaurant that will be opening soon in downtown Raleigh, is holding a launch party tonight at HQ Raleigh. During the event, details about where the restaurant will permanently located will be revealed. The restaurant's vision is to end homelessness for women in Raleigh. Admission to the launch party is $20.

Felicia Day

Actress and internet superstar Felicia Day (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog) will be signing copies of her new book at Cat's Cradle tonight. Your $20 ticket for the event also gets you a copy of her book.‚Äč

Thursday

Teen Cancer America and its founder and The Who front man Roger Daltrey will be hosting a benefit at First Citizens Bank on Six Forks Road tonight. Proceeds will go to fund Teen Cancer American units in hospitals throughout the state. The Who

Head to The Pinhook in Durham for an Underground Beat Battle featuring 16 producers. Tickets are $10.

Midtown Grille will team up with Compass Rose Brewery for a multi-course beer dinner. Tickets are $65 per person.

Friday

He amazed Penn and Teller and the judges on America's Got Talent, now he will be at Goodnight's Comedy Club in Raleigh this weekend. Piff the Magic Dragon has been described as Larry David in a dragon suit doing magic. Shows are Thursday through Sunday.

Piff the Magic Dragon

For more picks for this month, visit our best bets calendar. Check back on Thursday for our must-do events for this weekend.

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