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Weekend best bets: Oakwood Art Walk, Future

Posted May 11

Future and Drake

— Bastille, Chris Stapleton and Future will all be in the Triangle this weekend in addition to fun events like the Durham Bulls' Star Wars Night, local markets and more.

On stage

Chicago - NFL legend Eddie George stars in this production of the classic musical. The six-time Tony Award-winning musical plays DPAC Friday through Sunday.

Chris Stapleton - The singer-songwriter brings his All-American Road Show tour to Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek on Friday night. Few, if any, tickets still remain.

Future - The rapper brings his Nobody Safe Tour to Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek on Saturday night.

Arsenio Hall - The actor, former late-night host and comedian will play Goodnights Comedy Club Friday and Saturday nights.

Hush Hush: Comedy Based on Secrets - Manbites Dog Theater in Durham hosts this late night show featuring true revelations from people who share a secret they never thought they'd say out loud.

Bastille - The British indie pop band plays Red Hat Amphitheater Friday night.

The xx - This English band will rock Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh on Sunday.

Food and sports

Mofu Shoppe sneak peek - The folks behind Pho Nomenal Dumpling Truck plan to open a brick-and-mortar restaurant in downtown Raleigh early this summer. Get a sneak peek of some of the menu items at Mofu Shoppe during a special preview event in City Market on Friday.

Mofu Shoppe

Durham Bulls Star Wars night - The team celebrates Star Wars Saturday night. Fans will have a chance to take photos and interact with Star Wars characters throughout the game. The team will also be wearing specially-designed BB-8 uniforms, and their jerseys will be auctioned off online with all proceeds benefiting the Autism Society of North Carolina.

Downtown Cary Food and Flea - More than 50 vendors will be at Ashworth Village in downtown Cary on Sunday for this event. There will be music, food trucks and craft beer.

Mother's Day Market

Raleigh Cat Scavenger Hunt - This bike scavenger hunt will kick off at Spring Hills Cyclocross Park and wrap up with a party at Drink Drank Drunk in downtown Raleigh.

Bike Fashion Show - Oaks and Spokes hosts this fashion show at Dorothea Dix Campus Friday night. See local cyclists model their most fashion-forward yet practical outfits for cycling to work, the park, the store or to a night out on the town. Singles, couples, and families will show off styles from their own closets, while local merchants and designers will model their bike-friendly wares and designs.

Le Tour de Femme

Cyclofemme Ride - CycloFemme is a nationally recognized movement bringing woman cyclists of all skill levels together for a ride of celebration. The ride on Sunday will start at the state Capitol building at 9 a.m. and will end at the Raleigh Rose Garden.


Front Porch Art Walk - This 9th annual event will be held Saturday in the Historic Mordecai and Oakwood neighborhoods. From 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., more than 60 homeowners will be hosting artists on their porches and yards. Shop for jewelry, paintings, photography, ceramics and more. Tickets are $5.

GeekCraftExpo RDU 2017

GeekCraftExpo - This curated craft market featuring homemade geek goods will be held Sunday at the Durham Armory. Admission is free.

The Handmade Market - This one-day designer craft fair and market will feature more than 50 artists, designers and crafters. Check it out at Marbles Kid Museum from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Early bird tickets (for morning shopping) are available for $7.


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