What's on Tap

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Splash bash, food truck rodeo highlight weekend best bets

Posted August 31, 2012

Only Burger was another popular choice at the RTP Food Truck Rodeo on July 12, 2012.

The three-day Labor Day holiday weekend is upon us.

We know a lot of you are heading to the beach, so make sure to check out our beach guide for restaurant suggestions and more. 

If you are sticking around the Triangle this weekend, we have you covered. Here are our picks for weekend fun: 

splash bash

Splash Bash

If you are looking for some watery fun closer to home, Splash Bash is being held on Fayetteville Street in front of Isaac Hunter’s Oak City Tavern in Raleigh on Saturday. Starting at noon, there will be water slides, a dunk tank and live music. The proceeds for the event are going to help a local man diagnosed with neuropathy and MS. Everything kicks off at noon and will run until about 10 p.m. Admission is free.

African American Cultural Festival

African American Cultural Festival

Raleigh City Plaza will host the African American Cultural Festival this weekend. This family-friendly celebration will include visual arts, food vendors, crafts and live music. Admission is free. Everything kicks off Saturday at 11 a.m.


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Durham food truck rodeo

If food trucks are your thing, head over to Durham Central Park on Sunday for a huge food truck rodeo. There will be about 45 trucks and carts, in addition to live music. The event kicks off at 12:30 p.m.


Durham Symphony Orchestra

The Duke Symphony Orchestra will open its 2012-2013 season on Sunday with a free concert featuring music from Broadway and popular movies, as well as lighter works by American composers and patriotic fare. This outdoor show is happening at Duke University’s East Campus main quad in front of Baldwin Auditorium. If it rains, the show will be canceled.


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