What's on Tap

What's on Tap

Weekend best bets: Luke Bryan, seafood and food trucks

Posted September 1, 2016

Luke Bryan on his Kick Up the Dust tour at Walnut Creek Amphitheater in Raleigh N.C. on September 25, 2015 (Chris Baird / WRAL Contributor).

— Raleigh's African American Cultural Festival, a foam party at Lincoln Theatre, Homebrew for Hunger, First Friday and more make up our best bets for the weekend.


African American Cultural Festival - This annual Labor Day Weekend celebration of African American culture is Saturday in downtown Raleigh's City Plaza. Enjoy art, music, dance, food and community at this free event.

Seafood Festival - Fresh seafood and live music highlight this second annual festival on Saturday and Sunday at the N.C. State Fairgrounds. Tickets are on sale now.

Durham Food Truck Rodeo - Some of your favorite trucks will be serving at Durham Central Park on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

Homebrew for Hunger - Entering its fifth year of operation, Homebrew for Hunger celebrates local home brewers and craft breweries. The event happens on Sunday at Carrboro's Fifth Season Gardening. Tickets get you as many samples as possible. Proceeds go to benefit a local charity dedicated to hunger relief.

Neuse River Brewing Labor Day party - The Raleigh brewery will hold this celebration on Sunday starting at 5 p.m. There will be live music and a fish fry.

Durham food truck rodeo

Art, music and foam

Luke Bryan plays Coastal Credit Union Music Park Friday and Saturday. He will be joined by Little Big Town.

It's First Friday this weekend in downtown Raleigh! Check out our guide to it all, including details about Brew's 2nd anniversary party and a preview event for Carroll's Kitchen.

First Friday

Christette Michelle - The singer-songwriter plays The Ritz Saturday night.

Color of Hope - Local Color Gallery presents this exhibit featuring works from 12 local female artists. 25 percent of all sales will be donated to help The Foundation of Hope Research and Treatment of Mental Illness. Meet the artists Friday night.

Laffapalooza - Comedian Alex Thomas Jr. headlines this show Friday night at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium.

Lincoln Theatre

Foam Party - Lincoln Theatre in downtown Raleigh will be hosting a foam party Friday night.


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