April 's Stephens Blog


Fall In Love With Where You Live: May 4th - May 6th


May the 4th Be With You Night

The Scoop: This IS the event you're looking for! Explore new galaxies, ecosystems of distant worlds and cutting-edge technologies in a galaxy not so far away. We'll use the Force to separate the science from the fiction in the Star Wars universe. Dance in the 3-story SECU Daily Planet Theater, featuring DJ Al-Ski Love of SPIN, meet real-world inspirations for galactic creatures such as dewbacks, porgs and dianogas, enjoy droid encounters with R2-D2 and BB-8 replicas, fight in the ultimate Laser Tag battle, harness your Jedi powers and more!

When: Friday, May 4th from 7:00 - 10:00 PM.

Where: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones St. Raleigh, NC 27601

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

BBQ Proper Food Truck & Durty Bull Brewing at 42 Craft

The Scoop: Let your weekend commence with some delicious bites and brews! Stop by 42 Craft beverage for some Friday night festivities.

When: Friday, May 4th from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.

Where: 42 Craft Beverage 5533 NC-42 W, Unit A-10, Garner, North Carolina 27529

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


Cinco de Mayo at Festejos

The Scoop: Head over to one of our favorite spots in Clayton for delicious lunch and dinner options and specials on margaritas!

When: Saturday, May 5th from 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM.

Where: Festejos Mexican Restaurant Bar & Grill 905 East Main Street, Clayton, North Carolina 27520

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


The Handmade Market

The Scoop: Over 50 artists, designers and makers were selected for The Handmade Market's 24th event in downtown Raleigh. This event is returning to Venture Hall next to IMAX at Marbles, with easy parking and activities to keep little hands busy. Local artists and designers will be packed inside and outside the venue! Proceeds from the $5 entry fee will go to the charitable partner Note in the Pocket. There will also be amazing raffle baskets, loaded with participating artist donations and local business support!

When: Saturday, May 5th, from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

Where: Marbles Kids Museum 201 East Hargett Street Raleigh, NC 27601

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


Racing for Rescues 5K

The Scoop: The annual Second Chance Pet Adoptions "Racing for Rescues" 5K run and fun walk is BACK! Help homeless cats and dogs find their forever homes by competing in one of two timed 5K races (one with dogs and one without) or taking the walk (dogs welcome). It's sure to be a dog-gone good time as you enjoy a day among doggies (and a few cats!), strolling the vendor village, winning awards and prizes (our fastest dogs win medals, too!), and more!

When:  Sunday, May 6th, from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Where: Dorothea Dix Park 2105 Umstead Dr. Raleigh, NC 27603

The Deets: For more information, and to register, visit the event page.

Save the Date:

May 18th - Don't miss the opening night of Hemingway's Heroine at the Ava Gardner Museum in Smithfield, NC! This opening night will feature a Little Black Dress cocktail party with great cocktails and bites! Find more information and reserve tickets here.

Comment balloon 0 commentsApril Stephens • May 04 2018 06:39PM