Bull City Food and Beer Experience, food truck rodeo lead our weekend best bets
Posted March 6, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. — It's First Friday this week in downtown Raleigh! Check Out and About's First Friday guide so you can make plans to enjoy the art, music and specials.
It is time for the annual Bull City Food and Beer Experience at the DPAC. Thirty Durham restaurants are participating in Sunday's event. In addition, pair your meal with unbelievable beer from 30 premier craft and import breweries. Tickets are $75 and the event kicks off at 4 p.m.
The Bull City is all about great food this weekend. On Sunday, head to Durham Central Park for a food truck rodeo from noon to 4 p.m. Tons of trucks participate and you can enjoy live music from PitchBlak Brass Band.
Also happening in Durham this weekend, The Cookery is hosting "Belly Up: Public House Night" on Saturday. From 6-11 p.m., watch the Duke/UNC basketball game on their 15-foot big screen TV and order drinks at their bar. Sympathy for the Deli food truck will be on hand and they are roasting a pig for the occasion. Iced Cupcakes will be there too!
In the mood for some retail therapy this weekend? A Southern Shopping Spree at the Raleigh Convention Center this Saturday will feature more than 30 local businesses. From handmade jewelry to make-up, this event has a variety of vendors. Tickets are $5.
Bare Theatre's critically-acclaimed "Let Them Be Heard" comes to the ArtsCenter in Carrboro this weekend. The show features live performance adaptations of documented accounts of slavery and its aftermath. Tickets start at $8.
Some great comedy happening this weekend. "Let's Make a Deal" host Wayne Brady brings his stand-up act to Meymandi Hall on Sunday. Tickets start at $36.
Event update: The Big 3 Legends game at American Tobacco Campus in Durham scheduled for Friday has been postponed to April 19 due to the threat of inclement weather.