Raleigh, N.C. — Our picks for fun in the Triangle this weekend:
First Friday will take over downtown Raleigh this week. Some of the highlights will include the Chrominance exhibit at Blake Street Studio and a 1980s-themed street party at City Market. Get a full rundown of events and deals in our First Friday guide.
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is running through Sunday in downtown Durham. Films are all shown within a four-block radius. Tickets are $15 for all films.
On Saturday, head to Koka Booth Amphitheatre for some chili, cheese and hot sauces. Pepper’s ChiliBrew Fest is being held that afternoon and will also feature more than 75 craft beers. Tickets start at $25 and are still available.
Also on Saturday afternoon, downtown Cary boutique Peachy Keen is hosting its Spring Fashion Show. WRAL’s Out and About is a sponsor of this “Alice in Wonderland” themed event. There will be tea, fashion, cupcakes and more starting at 4 p.m. Tickets are $5.
Ruckus Pizza, Pasta and Spirits will be hosting St. Baldrick's events at each of its three locations (Cary, Raleigh and Morrisville) on Saturday. The fundraisers start at 11 a.m.
The Durham Performing Arts Center is hosting some great music this weekend. Pop music legend Smokey Robinson will perform some of his greatest hits on Friday night and jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall will perform Saturday night.
And finally, all weekend is the Southern Ideal Home Show at the N.C. State Fairgrounds. Discover everything you need for building and remodeling, shop for home and garden accessories and see the latest kitchen and bath trends. Tickets are $9 at the door.
For more family-friendly events happening this weekend, make sure to check out our friend Go Ask Mom's blog.