Raleigh, N.C. — There is plenty going on this weekend. Here are our picks.
For the foodies
Grill Master Cook-Off - West 94th St. Pub in Durham celebrates 22 years in business with its fourth annual cook-off on Sunday. This family-friendly event will help raise money for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.
Wake Forest Food Truck Rodeo - Enjoy food from some of your favorite trucks on Sunday starting at noon in the Over the Falls Shopping Center on South Brooks Street. In addition to the trucks, there will also be a children's zone with face painting and other activities.
Wine Sundae - Chatham Hill Winery will give you a chance to enjoy their wines over ice cream. Head there this weekend to give it a try.
Ray Lamontagne - The singer-songwriter plays Red Hat Amphitheater Friday night.
Bat Boy: The Musical - Raleigh Little Theatre presents this tale of a half-boy/half-bat discovered near a cave in West Virginia. The show opens Friday and performances run through July 24.
The Dangling Loafer - This monthly local comedy show will feature Brent Blakeney, Adam Cohen, Shane Smith and more. The show is Friday night at Kings Barcade. Admission is $5.
Maks and Val - Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy, some of the hottest stars of ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, will perform Sunday at the DPAC. The brothers will put on a show that features an honest and unfiltered narrative of their life story, with the world class dancing, creativity and passion they are known for.
Steve Miller Band - See them Saturday night at Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh.
Poetry vs. Hip Hop - This friendly battle for bragging rights will happen at The Pinhook in Durham on Friday night. General admission tickets are $10.
Aircrash Detectives - The band will be playing songs from their new album, Thoughts from the Drunken Vaults, at Lincoln Theatre Sunday night.
Ms. Pat - With a comedy career now spilling over nine years Ms. Pat brings an honest, in your face, and hilarious perspective to her shows. See her this weekend at Goodnights Comedy Club in downtown Raleigh.
Pop-up Raleigh - The monthly vintage market will be held Saturday at Trophy Brewing on Maywood Avenue. Enjoy food trucks, shopping and some great beer.
Outdoor Summer Movies - See Zootopia on the big screen at the North Carolina Museum of Art on Friday night. Tickets are $6 for non-museum members.
Raleigh Times Children's Carnival - This carnival will happen on Sunday outside of the restaurant on Hargett Street in downtown Raleigh. There will be bouncy houses, arts and crafts, face painting and games.