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The week ahead: Sci-fi, Weird Al

Posted June 24, 2013

— This week, you can check out a book signing from Weird Al or take a tour through the world of science-fiction with the NC Symphony.

Here are a few highlights for the workweek ahead: 

Monday: Alzheimer's North Carolina holds its 25th annual "Stand by Me" gold tournament at The Club at 12 Oaks in Holly Springs and the Carolina Mudcats host Frederick Keys.

Wednesday: NYT best-selling author Sarah Dessen will be signing copies of her latest book, The Moon and More, at Quail Ridge. Event starts at 7 p.m.

More Wednesday ideas: Hit up the Raleigh Downtown Farmers' Market and in the evening visit Crabtree Valley Mall for the Music in the Valley Series featuring Soul Kitchen.

Thursday: Champagne Happy Hour and 5K Athleta Espirit de She at Koka Booth. This run is designed for women and has a signature post-race rendezvous that includes a bubbly bar, tapas and community market.

Also on Thursday, several free outdoor concerts - Find Your Cool concert series in Durham, Beach Music at North Hills in Raleigh and Oak City 7 in downtown Raleigh.

The North Carolina Symphony's Sci-Fi Spectacular with George Takei is Thursday and Friday at Meymandi Concert Hall. 

Friday: Weird Al will be signing copies of his latest children’s book, My New teacher and Me, at Quail Ridge Books starting at 7 p.m.

Another Friday pick: Paul Reiser at Goodnight's.


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