What's on Tap

What's on Tap

22 Triangle events to check out this week

Posted March 27

An unusual combination by Doug Odom perfectly mimics the painting Ragga II by Frank Stella.

— There's plenty to do in the Triangle this week. Here's our guide to workday fun.

Monday

Sola Coffee Café in Raleigh will celebrate five years in business today with an all-day birthday party including lots of surprises and treats. Sola will donate all coffee and espresso sales from the day to the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help families with children who have life-threatening medical conditions.

O'Malley's Tavern, a neighborhood pub on Glenwood Avenue, hosts a free music and comedy night tonight featuring local performers.

Sing along to music from Maroon 5 tonight at Motorco Music Hall in Durham from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 for this family-friendly event.

Tuesday

Tuesdays are trivia nights at Crank Arm Brewing at 7 p.m.

The Steve Miller Band will be coming to DPAC at 7:30 p.m. You can hear "The Joker" live along with other hits in the venue's intimate setting.

Flogging Molly is an Irish-American Celtic punk band from LA. See them at The Ritz at 8 p.m.

Particle Falls

Between 6 and 9 p.m., visit Particle Falls, a free outdoor art exhibit that makes visible the particles in the air that we normally breathe without seeing, in downtown Raleigh March 24 through April 24. The exhibit is across from the Raleigh Times Bar on East Hargett Street.

See The Menzingers, a Philadelphia-based garage-punk four-piece band known for delivering furious power chords and larger-than-life melodies, at Cat's Cradle in Chapel Hill at 8 p.m.

Wednesday

Raleigh Brewing Company and Level 22 Kitchen and Bar partner tonight to hold a beer dinner at the restaurant. Tickets are $40 in advance for the four-course dinner, which begins at 7 p.m.

Oro, Raleigh Brewing beer dinner

Country musician Corey Smith will perform at Cat's Cradle at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20.

Harvey Dalton Arnold is a singer, guitarist and North Carolina-native who has a passion for the blues. You can see him live at The Bullpen at 8 p.m. There is no cover for this show.

Blue October

Blue October will perform at the Lincoln Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets are $27.

Thursday

Starting at 6:45 p.m., join Mystery Brewing in the Fairview Dining Room at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club for a four-course beer dinner featuring dishes paired perfectly with beers.

Provenance

Lonerider Brewing will also work with a local restaurant to host a farm fresh beer dinner tonight at Provenance in downtown Raleigh. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30. Proceeds from the event go to benefit farmers and their families in North Carolina.

The North Carolina Museum of Art hosts its third Art in Bloom, a four-day festival of art and flowers, starting today in Raleigh. The event features more than 50 floral masterpieces, master classes, presentations, family activities, an opening reception and trunk shows.

Honeysuckle Tea House

The beautiful Honeysuckle Tea House in Chapel Hill will start its grand reopening celebrations tonight with an open mic night and delicious treats from 6 to 9 p.m.

See The Grand Duke comedy show at 8 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.

Friday

The Flaming Lips, a rock band from Oklahoma City, will perform at The Ritz at 7 p.m.

Flaming Lips at City Plaza

Take a Wine Walk through the shops and restaurants of Waverly Place in Cary between 5 and 8 p.m. $10 tickets, which support the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, get you a a sampling glass for wine tastings along the way.

Billy Strings is a 23-year-old, bluegrass singer and guitarist from Michigan. See him at 8 p.m. at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

The Lincoln Theatre will host an electronic dance party at 9 p.m.

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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