Each month, we're highlighting our Top 5 favorite events and happenings to explore in Raleigh, NC. Events that cultivate community, innovation and Doing Others Good -- Fall is in the air, enjoy all the Oak City has to offer this October!



A Night of New Beginnings

October 4, 2018 // Loading Dock Raleigh

Join us at Loading Dock Raleigh for A Night of New Beginnings with our friends Addis Jemari! Come learn how they are fighting to end the orphan crisis in Ethiopia by encouraging, educating and empowering orphaned and vulnerable children and their families - and how YOU can help. Register here!


Come Together for the Coast

October 7th, 2018 // The Dillon

Come together for our coast and help those affected by Hurricane Florence by coming to the table with dinner at The Dillon - Guests will experience signature dishes from the Triangle’s most prominent chefs, accompanied by top shelf spirits, enjoy music from BJ Barham of American Aquarium, and have the opportunity to participate in a live auction – all benefiting Hurricane Florence victims. Buy your tickets here!

Come Together for the Coast

Mandolin’s Fall Farmer’s Dinner

October 7th, 2018 // Mandolin Farm // 13520 Durant Rd.

This autumn-themed, family style feast is one that you don’t want to miss. Chef Sean Fowler will take you an a guided tour of the farm, where you can pet our pygmy goats and feed the chickens. Tickets are $150 and include passed hors d'oeuvres, family style meal, wine, and gratuity. Proceeds will go to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC to help provide assistance to those who were affected by Hurricane Florence. Get your tickets here!


Free Seminar: How to Get a Small Business Loan

October 10th, 2018 // Loading Dock Raleigh

Do you think you might need a small business loan? Do you know how much you need? Join us and our friends at Wake Tech Small Business Center in this jam packed session to learn which local lender(s), might be the best fit for you and important things to consider as you plan for your small business funding. Register here!


Blocktober Fest - A Benefit for Dynamic Water

October 13th, 2018 // 400 W North St.

Dynamic Water is a non-profit organization based in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, and is dedicated to providing access to clean, safe drinking water to communities in need. Come out and enjoy live music, local beer and local food vendors! Learn more here!