April 's Stephens Blog


Fall In Love With Where You Live: June 16th - 18th


Rhythm & Brews

The Scoop: The Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is pleased to bring you the first Rhythm & Brews on Friday, June 16! Join us for a fun night of singing and dancing in the street to the tunes of Liverpool..Carolina's Beatles Experience, fun games and activities for all ages, and craft beer and wine!

When: Friday, June 16th from 7:00 - 9:00 PM.

Where: 100 block of S. Third Street in Downtown Smithfield, NC.

The Deets: Live music begins at 7:00 PM. Drinks will be available from Double Barley Brewing, Grapes & Grounds, and SoDoSoPa. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.


Discover the Park: Walk in the Woods

The Scoop: Take a walk in the woods and discover the animals and plants that call Crowder District Park home. Participants can also help collect data for the park’s Natural Resource Inventory Database and other citizen science projects. All experience levels are welcome!

When: Saturday, June 17th from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Where: Crowder District Park 4709 Ten-Ten Rd, Apex, North Carolina 27539

The Deets: This is a free event, recommended for age 14 and up. Meet at the Park Office.


Cece Caldwell’s Saltwash Demo

The Scoop: Come see what you can create with Saltwash and CeCe Caldwell's paint! Learn how to create a worn beach look with instructions on how to mix and apply the saltwash to create some magic!

When: Saturday, June 17th from 1:00 - 3:00 PM.

Where: Inspirations Home Decor & More 8601 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, North Carolina 27617

The Deets: For more information, visit the Facebook event page.


Father’s Day Brunch

The Scoop: Two words: Churro Waffles. Wait, two more words: Duck. Chilaquiles. And a Pork Belly Benedict, Jamaican Shrimp & Grits, Mexican Omelet, Argentinian Steak & Eggs and the list goes on and on. Take Dad out for the best kept secret (for now) Brunch in town. Soca offers complimentary valet parking, fantastic craft beer, cocktail & wine lists and tons of great patio seating.

When: Sunday, June 18th beginning at 10:00 AM.

Where: Soca 2130 Clark Ave, Raleigh, North Carolina 27605

The Deets: Make reservations at 919-322-0440 or at socaraleigh.com. Walk ins welcome! For more information, visit Soca’s website.


Sunday in the Park: A Concert Series at Dorothea Dix and Fletcher Parks

The Scoop: Dorothea Dix Park and Fred Fletcher Park are partnering to offer a music series presenting a new musical genre each week. Event locations will alternate between Dorothea Dix Park's Harvey Hill and Fred Fletcher Park. Bring the whole family, a picnic and a blanket, and sit back and enjoy the music! This Sunday featured artists include Harvey Hill for Handsome Al and the Lookers Featuring Emma Davis.

When: Sunday, June 18th beginning at 6:00 PM.

Where: Dorothea Dix Park 2105 Umstead Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603

The Deets: Food trucks will also be on-site offering dinner and desserts. Beer and wine are permitted. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.



Comment balloon 2 commentsApril Stephens • June 15 2017 07:38PM


Sounds like some great things to do in your neck of the woods.  Those waffles look amazing.

Posted by Belinda Spillman, Colorado Living! (Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado) almost 3 years ago

Always good to be in the know. Thank you for keeping us posted and up to date!

Posted by Jeremy K. Frost, Associate Broker, CNE, CRS, ePro, PSA, ABR, SRS (Keller Williams Realty) almost 3 years ago