What's on Tap

What's on Tap

The week ahead: Whole Hog Pop-nic, American Dance Festival

Posted July 13, 2015

Wyatt Dickson, of Pig Whistle, slides in another batch of pulled pork with his signature sauce as Ryan Butler, of Green Button Farms, watches and Ben Adams (right) prepares samples during the annual 2015 Farm to Fork Picnic in Hurdle Mills, N.C., Sunday, June 7, 2015. Dickson, Butler and Adams are partnering to form Picnic, a BBQ restaurant to open in Durham, N.C. in the fall. (Photo by  Sara D. Davis, for Picnic)

— A look at the week ahead in the Triangle.


Bring the children to North Hills' Midtown Park for a playdate with Go Ask Mom. From 10 a.m. until noon, there will be live music, fire engines and more. The event is free.

Head to Death and Taxes in downtown Raleigh for a Cooking Demo and Cookbook Signing with Chef Steven Satterfield of Atlanta. Tickets start at $45.


Washington Duke Inn hosts a special dinner featuring Woodford Reserve Bourbon. Tickets are $69 per person.

The American Dance Festival continues with Ballet Folklorico Cutumba of Cuba. They will be performing Wednesday and Thursday nights at Carolina Theatre of Durham.


Rx Wine Lab has teamed up with former Piedmont chef Ben Adams and The Pig Whistle's Wyatt Dickson for a popup Pop-nic tonight featuring a whole hog barbecue and a selection of Rose. Tickets are $65. This fall Adams and Dickson are opening Picnic, a modern roadside barbecue joint in north Durham, so this is a great sneak peek of that!

Midtown Beach Music Series continues tonight in North Hills with The Tams. Show is free and starts at 6 p.m. in the commons area.


Enjoy some great, local comedy at The Dangling Loafer at Kings Barcade in Raleigh tonight. Tickets are $5.

Help Safe Haven for Cats raise some money and have fun during the annual "Cats"sino Royale night at the Step to Gold International Ballroom in Raleigh. Tickets to this casino-themed night are $30 per person or $50 per couple.

And Toby Keith plays Walnut Creek Amphitheatre tonight. Tickets start at $18.

For more of our picks for the month, check out our best bets calendar. And check back on Thursday for our official picks for the weekend.


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