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12 Triangle events to check out this week

Posted July 5

In This Moment live at the 2015 Carolina Rebellion. The second day of the Carolina Rebellion took place in Concord, N.C. on May 3rd, 2015. An outstanding lineup of hard rock and heavy metal artists brought in a record-breaking crowd. (Photo By: WRAL Contributor / Chris Baird)

— Did the long holiday weekend pass too quickly? Our fun picks will help you get through a short work week.


Missed the July 4 fireworks? Why not visit Bass Lake Park in Holly Springs for a July 5th Celebration featuring face painting, food vendors, inflatables and games, kids crafts, live music, play dough, potato sack races and fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

It's also Trivia Night at The Pinhook in Durham. Your team can compete in a variety of categories starting at 7:30 p.m.


The Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market is in full swing again today from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at City Plaza.

There's a big show at Cary's Koka Booth Amphitheatre tonight - you can catch Modest Mouse with Brand New at 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $39.99 for lawn seats.

Or catch In This Moment, an American metal band from Los Angeles, at The Ritz at 7 p.m.

Out and About TV

We love this next event, but, then again, we're a little biased. Come out to the Out and About TV Watch Party at Bond Brothers Beer Company in downtown Cary to enjoy craft beer and a food truck while learning more about the new brewery. The episode will play from 7:30 until 8 p.m.


It's Thursday evening again, and you know what that means - live, free music at North Hills as part of the Midtown Beach Music Series. Get there at 6 p.m. for some relaxing, laid back vibes.

Escape that hot July heat with a cold drink and a sizzling evening of live entertainment featuring circus, burlesque and variety artists from around the Triangle at the Cirque De Vol: Summer Sizzler Cirque-Burlesque Showcase at Kings Barcade at 9 p.m. Admission is $10.

Cirque de Vol

Music will play in downtown Raleigh from 5 to 10:30 p.m. as part of the Oak City 7 summer concert series. Just come out to City Plaza to see three live bands - there's no cover.


Treat yourself to a pre-release screening of Kevin Smith’s Yoga Hosers, which stars Johnny Depp and tells the story of two 15-year old yoga nuts. After the movie, fans will have a chance to talk to director Kevin Smith live and in person. Tickets start at $24 for the screening, which starts at 8 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.

Theatre in the Park's latest musical production, Hair, premieres tonight at 7:30 p.m. Hair tells the story of a group of hippies who celebrate peace and love in the shadow of the Vietnam War.


Don't miss a fantastic dance production at 8 p.m. at DPAC as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago returns with a not-to-be-missed show. The stage will appear as a mind in four parts with four dancers in a state of constant, tacit connection. Tickets are just $16.

Get more picks for this month on our best bets calendar, and check back on Thursday for our official picks for the weekend.


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