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Fall In Love With Where You Live: September 29th - October 1st


Final Fridays: Twister

The Scoop: Join us for the September installment of Final Fridays: Science and the Cinema to watch Twister and learn everything you ever wanted to know about tornadoes. We’ll host Brice Coffer, Graduate Research Assistant in the Convective Storms Group at NC State University, as this month’s expert to help us separate the science from the “spin” following the screening. Don’t miss it!

When: Friday, September 29th from 5:30 - 8:00 PM.
Where: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.


Downtown Garner September Pop Up Market

The Scoop: Part farmer’s market, part craft pop-up, the September Pop Up Market in Downtown Garner will feature over 40 vendors selling homemade baked goods, handcrafted jewelry, all natural bath and body products, rustic home decor, and more! The event will also feature fresh produce, locally raised meat, and eggs.
When: Saturday, September 30th from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.
Where: Garner Recreational Park 221 E Garner Rd, Garner, North Carolina 27529
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.


Midtown Farmer’s Market Iron Chef Challenge

The Scoop: Top local chefs from 41Hundred, Coquette Brasserie, Mura at North Hills, and Vivace Raleigh will compete for the title of "Iron Chef." Just like the popular TV show, watch chefs create culinary masterpieces using limited resources, secret ingredients and fresh market finds.
When: Saturday, September 30th from 9:30 AM.
Where: Midtown Farmers Market 4160 Main at North Hills Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.


32nd Whole Hog Barbeque Championship

The Scoop: On September 29-30, 30 of the strongest barbecue cooks from across the state will flock to Raleigh for the 32nd Annual Whole Hog Barbecue Championship. It's the culmination of more than 20 contests across North Carolina, hundreds of hours cooking, and more pounds of barbecue than one can count. Meet these dedicated chefs, learn about their craft, and see who will be named the 2017 Whole Hog Barbecue Champion.
When: Friday, September 29th - Saturday, September 30th. See the event page below for a detailed schedule of events.
Where: Raleigh Memorial Auditorium 2 E South St Raleigh, NC 27601
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.


2017 North Carolina Grape Stomp

The Scoop: Enjoy the Grape Stomp at Gregory Vineyards complete with wine tastings, a barbeque sauce contest, a Lucille Ball look-alike contest, and so much more!
When: Sunday, October 1st from 1:00 - 6:00 PM.
Where: Gregory Vineyards 275 Bowling Spring Dr, Angier, North Carolina 27501
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.



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