Raleigh, N.C. — Head out to eat in the Triangle this week with fun restaurant events and more.
Monday: Another fundraising dinner is at The Cookery this evening: Toro Dreams of Mateo, featuring a family-style Spanish meal with Matt Kelly of Mateo Tapas. This event benefits the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Tickets are $40.
Tuesday: Busy Bee Cafe is teaming up with Terrapin Beer Company out of Athens, GA, for a five course dinner this evening. The menu includes oysters on the half shell, braised veal cheeks and lobster ravioli, all paired with beer. Tickets are $50.
Head to the North Carolina Museum of Art to view the newly-opened Bull City Summer exhibit. Ten nationally and internationally acclaimed artists converged on the Durham Bulls Athletic Park during the 2013 season to create these works of art.
Wednesday: Tonight is Zinda's monthly Celebrity Bartender event. February's event will raise money for the ALS Association, and celebrity bartenders include WRAL-TV's Debra Morgan.
A special wine dinner at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club is this evening. The Raptor Ridge Wine Experience pairs four wines with four courses. Tickets are $69.
Thursday: The Winter Seafood Jubilee's last event is this evening at Carolina Crossroads at The Carolina Inn. Chef James Clark will teach a cooking class, and Fullsteam Brewery founder Sean Lilly Wilson will speak about the importance of sourcing local products. Tickets are $45.
Friday: End the workweek with Carolina Nightlife's Mardi Gras Bar Crawl through Glenwood South. There is no line and no cover with a ticket purchase. There will also be drink specials, giveaways and more.
Also tonight, The Eagles play PNC Arena.
For more fun events happening this week, check out our Best Bets calendar. On Thursday, we'll have more information on this weekend's Best Bets.