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Globetrotters, Nas and kilt run lead our weekend best bets

Posted March 1, 2013

— A great lineup for this weekend, including an exclusive show by NAS and DMX at the DPAC. Let's dive into our best bets!

It's First Friday again! Downtown Raleigh will be buzzing with fun tonight, so make sure to check out our guide to First Friday to find the fun!.

The Harlem Globetrotters will bring their game to the PNC Arena on Friday night. These shows are always fun and family friendly. Part basketball, part comedy - it is definitely something that everyone can enjoy! Fans also get to help make the rules this time around through Twitter and live voting. Tickets start at $18.Globetrotters-59

The Durham Bulls are getting ready for the season with a fan fest this Friday and Saturday at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. It is the opening day of ticket sales. Wool E. Bull will be there taking photos and signing autographs. There will be inflatables to play on and select merchandise will be half off.

Find more family-friendly events on Go Ask Mom's weekend roundup.

Tir na Nog in Raleigh
is trying to break the Guinness World Record for largest kilted run on Saturday. The run starts at 2 p.m. and entry is $20. Following that race, there will be an 8K run. If you sign up for the 8K you automatically get into the kilt run. Following the runs, Tir na Nog will have live Irish music and a party.St. Paddy's 8K

It is March and that means it is time to go bald to help fight children's cancer! St. Baldrick's events are planned throughout the Triangle in March and one of the first will be Saturday at Napper Tandys in Raleigh. The first shave starts at 11 a.m. Turn out to get shaved or cheer the folks on! 

Four North Carolina bands will take the stage at Lincoln Theatre Saturday night in hopes of being named the Last Band Standing. Big Fat Gap, Mac and Juice Quartet, The Beast and The Deluge are competing for a cash prize and a spot as an opening act at Band Together NC's concert this Spring. General admission tickets for Last Band Standing are $10. All net proceeds from Saturday's show go to the Tammy Lynn Center which helps provide educational, residential, therapeutic and family support services to children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Nas with special guest DMX will play the Durham Performing Arts Center on Sunday night. This exclusive concert will be hosted by Durham’s own 9th Wonder, a Grammy winning producer, DJ and college lecturer. Tickets are still available. They start at $50.
Bates Battaglia

Watch The Amazing Race with WRAL's Out and About on Sunday night. We will be at Lucky B's in Raleigh to cheer on former Carolina Hurricane Bates Battaglia and his brother Anthony as they compete on "The Amazing Race." Also, make sure to live chat with us during the show on WRAL.com. And after you watch the show, enter our Amazing Race contest to win a $200 Travelocity gift card.


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