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The week ahead: Mardi Gras, Big 3 Legends

Posted March 3, 2014

A bull gets in the Mardi Gras spirit in downtown Durham on Feb. 12, 2013.

— Let the good times roll in the Triangle this week! Here are few events to help get you through the workweek:

Monday: Four of the funniest comics from Wilmington will be bringing laughs to Tir na nOg in downtown Raleigh during the Port City Comedy Takeover. There is an $8 cover charge at the door. 

Tuesday: It is Fat Tuesday and Durham is the place to be. Join their walking parade from CCB Plaza at 7 p.m. or go straight to Rigsbee Avenue for the block party starting at 7:30 p.m. There will be five stages of music and lots of food. 

Wednesday: Jazz, funk fusion band Snarky Puppy plays Southland Ballroom in downtown Raleigh. Tickets start at $17.

Thursday: North Carolina's own Delta Rae plays Cat's Cradle in Chapel Hill. Tickets start at $20.

Friday: Legends from UNC, Duke and NC State lead their teams in a unique basketball skills contest to win bragging rights and funds for their official charities. The Big 3 Live Fearless Legends Game will be at The Cage at American Tobacco in Durham at 6 p.m. General admission tickets to the game are $50.  

For more fun events happening this week, check out our Best Bets calendar.

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  • eyeoneastsky Mar 3, 2014

    That bull is going to freeze his tutu off.