Raleigh, N.C. — Head to Moore Square in downtown Raleigh on Saturday for food, music, beer and art. The "Taste of Blount Street and City Market" will feature food from surrounding restaurants including Woody's, Battistella's, Tir na Nog, Bida Manda and more! The event runs from noon to 8 p.m.
The Canes are hosting their annual Summerfest celebration at PNC Arena on Saturday. There will be more than 20 interactive inflatables, games and experiences, giveaways, guest speakers from the Hurricanes and appearances from Stormy and the Eye Care Associates Storm Squad. The fun starts at 10 a.m. and its free!
Live music this weekend includes Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters at Koka Booth Amphitheatre on Saturday and O.A.R. at the Red Hat Amphitheater on Sunday. Tickets still available for both shows.
Ponydance is making its American Dance Festival debut at Motorco in Durham this week. Their hilarious show "Where did it all go right?" is a brutally honest and outrageously funny look into the numerous and quirky personalities often met in a pub setting. Warning: The show does contain partial nudity. Tickets are $15.
Shop Local Raleigh is holding its Boutique Blowout event on Friday and Saturday at the Hampton Inn Crabtree in Raleigh. Grab VIP tickets for $10 and get in on Friday evening before everyone else. You can shop and get a free gift bag. General admission tickets for Saturday are $5.
The Town of Cary and the USO of North Carolina are hosting the second annual Scoops for Troops event on Saturday at the Downtown Performance Green. Just head to the Performance Green on the corner of Academy and Kildaire Farm Road to enjoy ice cream eating contests, games, entertainment and check out military vehicles and displays. Bring nonperishable supplies to help the USO and expired coupons because service members can still use them overseas. Scoop for the Troops runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.