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The week ahead: Beer dinners, farmers' market kick-off

Posted April 28, 2014
Updated April 29, 2014

The Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market kicked off the 2013 season with a pig pickin' and $5 barbecue sandwiches from The Pit.

NC Beer Month wraps up this week with a few more beer dinners and events, while the popular Downtown Raleigh Farmers' Market kicks off its season.


Join The Oakz and Lonerider Brewing Company for a seven-course, five-beer dinner. Tickets are $50. Call (919) 977-6690 for reservations.


The rock opera based on a popular Green Day album opens at DPAC today. The American Idiot National Tour also has a showing Wednesday evening. Tickets start at $30.


L&G 1 Area Farmers' Markets

The last day of NC Beer Month is Wednesday. The Oxford is hosting a Grand Finale Dinner paired with beer from Raleigh Brewing Company, followed by a beer tasting of 10 local brews.

The Wake Brewers Wrap Party originally scheduled for this evening has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 6, due to the threat of severe weather. This dog-friendly event will feature casks from Fortnight, Bombshell, Carolina Brewing, White Street and more, plus food trucks.There is a $7 requested donation.

Another event is being rescheduled due to the weather. The Downtown Raleigh Farmers' Market will now celebrate opening day on Wednesday, May 7, with a Pig Pickin' at City Plaza from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Enjoy barbecue from The Pit, craft beer tasting from Crank Arm, plenty of local vendors and live music.


Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas performs at the DPAC. Tickets start at $60.

For some free live music, check out the music series in North Hills in Raleigh or Park West Village in Morrisville.


Head to Red Hat Amphitheater for a free concert from alternative rock group Cage the Elephant

It is also First Friday in downtown Raleigh!

Check back on Thursday for our weekend Best Bets. In the meantime, take a look at our Best Bets Calendar for more fun events every day. 


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