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Oak City Top 5: September 2018

Oak City Top 5: September 2018

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 -- Enjoy all the Oak City has to offer this September!

 

 

Reborn Clothing Revolution

September 1st, 2018 // Pullen Park // 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

An event for all ages, Reborn Clothing Revolution is a free opportunity for families to bring their old clothing to Pullen Park to be transformed! They will be making several hand-tied t-shirt blankets to be donated to the Women's Center of Wake County, have stations available including natural dyeing and lavender sachets, and be telling you more about their mission and vision. Come out and join Reborn and Compost Now for a day full of fun with the whole family!

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Headbands of Hope Flywheel Ride for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 9th, 2018 // Flywheel // 2pm to 3pm

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, join our friends, Flywheel and Headbands of Hope for an exclusive stadium-style interval based cycling class that's perfect for all levels- plus, this one will be DJ'd by Joe Bunn DJ Company! Get tickets here!
 

Attendees will recieve:

An awesome 45-minute Flywheel class taught by the wonderful Brittany Guerin
A headband from Headbands of Hope (option to order multiple in your ticket)
A mimosa bar after class (because is it really a workout without one?)
A headband will be donated to a child with cancer at UNC Children's hospital in your honor


Activate Good's 9/11 Service Event 

September 11th, 2018 // Red Hat Amphitheater 

Join our friends Activate Good and Red Hat Amphitheater for this year's 9/11 Commemoration and Service Event!


All ages are welcome. Participants will join in hands-on, family-friendly service projects, enjoy live music and complimentary refreshments and hear words from local community leaders to wrap up this seventh annual community-wide day of service. There is no cost to attend this event, but guests are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to help 'fill-the-truck' for the Urban Ministries of Wake County food pantry See the full list of needs at https://www.urbanmin.org/event/911-day-service/

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TEDxRaleigh 2018

September 29th, 2018 // Lincoln Theater 

Join over 300 TED enthusiasts as we celebrate Ideas Worth Spreading that anchor, inspire, and activate. TEDxRaleigh 2018 will profile 8 speakers, 3 performers, and an audience devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Get your tickets here!


Hopscotch, Dreamville Fest, and Wide Open Bluegrass Festival 

September 6th-8th // September 15th // September 28th-29th /

Music lovers rejoice! Raleigh has 3 can't miss Music Festivals ALL in the month of September. Mark your calendars and grab tickets to Hopscotch, Wide Open Bluegrass, and Dreamville Fest


Oak City Top 5: August 2018

Oak City Top 5: August 2018

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 -- Enjoy all the Oak City has to offer this August!

 

 

2018 Sir Walter Miler

Saturday, August 3rd // 6pm-11:30pm

The Sir Walter Miler is back! The 2018 event will return to its standard first Friday night spot on August 3rd at the Meredith College Track. The event will feature Elite Men’s and Women’s Mile races, a Run Club Mile and Run Club 4x400 Relays. The Pre and Post Party will once again take place at Raleigh Brewing Company and the Sir Walter Miler - Rise and Run with the Pros will be Saturday morning at 9am at William B. Umstead State Park, followed by the Sir Walter "Extra" Miler at 4pm at Tasty Beverage Company - Raleigh. The Sir Walter Miler is FREE and open to public!


Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Evening Rodeo

Sunday, August 5th // 3pm-9pm

This isn’t just a regular food truck rodeo-- it is a food truck rodeo under the stars! With over 50 food trucks from all across North Carolina, picking which food to try will be the hardest decision you’ve ever made.

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Raleigh Night Market

Thursday, August 16th // 6pm-11pm

This August will kick off the Raleigh Night Market series- ending in October (every third Thursday). Raleigh’s most innovative artisans will come together with food and drinks to celebrate and sell their goods. The City Market is the perfect place to enjoy time spent with friends or a loved one!

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Summer Heirloom Tomato Dinner with Rosé pairings & Tomato Expert

Saturday, August 8th // 7pm to 10pm

Join our neighbors Hummingbird for Coleen Speaks' 5-course rosé-paired tomato tasting menu on August 8th in their sister event space, Whitaker & Atlantic. Heirloom tomato expert and author Craig LeHoullier  will share his extensive knowledge about tomatoes, as well as Bordeaux Fine & Rares own "Johnny Rosato."

Buy you tickets here.

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Packapalooza

Saturday, August 25th // 2pm-10pm // Free Event

A Hillsborough Street Staple, beloved by NC State Students and more - Packapalooza is back. This festival has it all- from food, music, dancing, rides, art, and so much more. Meet N.C. State athletes or listen to Parmalee under the stars- whatever it is, there's something for everyone. 


Oak City Top 5: March 2018

Oak City Top 5: March 2018

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 -- Enjoy all the Oak City has to offer this March!

Oak City Top 5 :: February 2018

Oak City Top 5 :: February 2018

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 -- Enjoy all the Oak City has to offer this February! 

Oak City Top 5 :: January 2018

Oak City Top 5 :: January 2018

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 -- Enjoy all the Oak City has to offer this January! -- Happy New Year!

Oak City Top 5 :: December 2017

Oak City Top 5 :: December 2017

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 -- Enjoy all the Oak City has to offer this December! -- Happy Holidays!

Shop for Good

Shop for Good

Shop for Good is a week-long shopping extravaganza featuring both online and in-person opportunities to shop for items on your holiday shopping list with proceeds benefiting Activate Good and other local causes.

Oak City Top 5 :: October 2017

Oak City Top 5 :: October 2017

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 -- Enjoy all the Oak City has to offer!