Weekend best bets: Undie Run, Neon 90s Ball
Posted 8:55 a.m. Thursday
Updated 10:53 a.m. Thursday
Raleigh, N.C. — Here are our picks for a fun weekend in the Triangle.
Cupid's Undie Run - Grab your best pair of underwear and hit Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh on Saturday. The run will help benefit the Children's Tumor Foundation.
The Great Neon 90s Ball - Market Hall at City Market will host this celebration of the 1990s Friday night. There will be cocktails, beer and a costume contest.
NC Loves the 90s - Lincoln Theatre will hold its own 1990s themed party Friday night with a mix of DJs.
Y2K 3.0 Dance Party - The Pinhook in Durham hosts this millennial dance party Friday night.
Great Gatsby Anniversary Party - The Mayton Inn, a boutique hotel in downtown Cary, will celebrate its first anniversary with a party Saturday night featuring cocktails, food, a DJ and photo booth. Tickets are $85.
For the foodies
Picnic Pig Pickin' - The Durham restaurant will hold a pig pickin' at Steel String Brewery on Sunday.
Hurricanes Homegrown Series - The Carolina Hurricanes continue this series featuring local designers, beer and food on Friday. Check out a special T-shirtfrom Porchfly, beer from Aviator Brewing and hit up the Fire It Up stand (301) for the State Fair Burger (a cheeseburger topped with bacon and served on a maple glazed doughnut) and sweet potato fries.
Pop-Up Raleigh - The monthly vintage market continues on Saturday at Trophy Brewing on Maywood Avenue. The market will be inside the brewery. Food trucks will also be on hand.
Tony Bennett - The 19-time Grammy award winning singer plays DPAC Sunday night.
Saturday Night Fever: The Musical - It's the iconic story of Tony, a kid from Brooklyn who wants to dance his way to a better life. See it at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium through Sunday.
Jay Leno - The former Tonight Show host brings his comedy tour to DPAC Friday night.
Myq Kaplan - He has appeared on the Tonight Show, Conan, the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Seth Meyers and was a finalist on Last Comic Standing. The New York Times has said Kaplan "moves like a one-man screwball comedy in which his silly and brainy sides bicker." See him perform Sunday night at Motorco.
Marc Maron - A legend in the stand-up community, Maron has appeared on many television talk shows, including David Letterman, Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Charlie Rose and Bill Maher. He has appeared on Conan O’Brien more than any other comedian. See him Friday night at Carolina Theatre of Durham.
Carolina Ballet's The Little Mermaid - The classic tale is brought to life at Fletcher Opera Theater. Shows run through Sunday.
NC Symphony: Romantic Nights - The symphony will play selections from Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story and Gone with the Wind during shows at Meymandi Concert Hall Friday and Saturday.