Springtime is upon us in the Triangle and as we are reeling from an unbelievable year, the rate at which we are seeing vaccinations is promising and many of the events, foregone in 2020, are returning. Social distance measures are still recommended to protect vulnerable populations without vaccines, but many venues have found creative solutions to make the most of the gorgeous Spring in the south. My NC Homes has a number of events ranging from arts to outdoors to new dining. We hope you enjoy this guide and feel free to email us if you would like an event included.
Durham Spring Events
Downtown Durham will be bustling this Spring. While not back to full capacity, we have some events that are a great excuse to get outside and enjoy Durham.
Bluesy Brunch at the Blue Note Grill
Enjoy live music and BBQ brunch in Downtown Durham from 10-2 pm on Saturdays in March and April. Reservations are required but seating may available walk-in. Social distancing measures are in place and capacity is reduced, so you may want to reserve a table. How long has it been since you enjoyed live music and good BBQ? http://www.thebluenotegrill.com/
Ciderworks Spring Market
We know one thing many of the residents of the Triangle have missed, Farmers Markets. The Research Triangle enjoys a location that has a rich agricultural past and current tradition that gives way to incredible artisanal produce, products, and wares. Ciderworks Spring Market offers 6 vendors per Saturday and you can sip ciders while browsing local candles, baked goods, ceramics, and more. Vendors are subject to change, check the website for advance booking! Social distance measures are enforced. 12-4 pm Saturdays. Also! Check out Bull City Cider events such as Girl Scout Cookie Pairings and Pie Pairings, they are not serious about their ciders and sweets! https://downtowndurham.com/venue/bull-city-ciderworks/
Museum of Durham, Faces of Durham Exhibit
Faces of Durham exhibit features familiar and lesser characters from the Bull City's past and present, displaying their contributions including industry and commerce, medicine, and human relations while mapping Durham's development from a railway stop to a booming tobacco town, up to today's hub of arts and innovation. You will see the colorful, framed banners lining the sidewalk, featuring a photo and caption for each of the individuals represented, guiding visitors to the Museum. https://downtowndurham.com/event/history-exhibit-faces-of-durham/2021-03-11/
Chapel Hill Spring Events
Wine me Up Wednesdays
Many of us could use a little Wine-ing down this year! Wine me Up Wednesdays at, Bin 54. Bin 54 hosts Wine Me Up Wednesdays with different regions and sommeliers every second Wednesday of the Month. From Spanish Riberas to California Blends, this is a fun diversion, so mark your calendars. https://www.bin54chapelhill.
Fearrington Village offers the Fearrington Market every Tuesday and is a go-to spot to get fresh seasonal vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, flowers, home-canned goods and baked goods, all sourced locally. 3-5 pm, and after Daylight Savings, 4-6 pm. Learn more here, https://fearringtonfarmersmarket.com/
The Carolina Inn offers seating for up to 8 around fire pits from 5-8 each Friday. Pits are $250 and include charcuterie boards and craft cocktails, and of course warm fires! This special will run until April 9, so hurry and reserve! https://store.carolinainn.com/products/firepit-fridays
Raleigh Spring Events
Golden Mummies of Egypt
The North Carolina Museum of Art will offer a curated collection of 8 Mummies and artifacts describing life and the afterlife in ancient Egypt. Regular tickets to galleries are free, but the Golden Mummies are paid. Space is limited and in observance of social distancing rules, advanced time tickets are recommended. This exhibit will run until July 11. Adult tickets are $23.60 for the exhibition and free for permanent collection galleries.
Triangle Car Scavenger Hunt
This is an amazing way to get to know your neighborhood and the Triangle Area. It is a three-hour scavenger hunt around the cities and it debuted on January 15. You follow clues, take pictures, and learn the history and fun facts along the way. More good news is this is an event you can take part in whenever you like, details are a click away below. It is a $10 fee. https://www.searchinthecity.co/car-scavenger-hunt-products
Gregg Museum of Art and Design
Animate Earth Adventures in Mimitolithia by Andy Nacisse will be running through June 27. This exhibition is free, but advanced timing and tickets are required. The exhibition is of Master photographer and ceramicist Andy Nasisse, a Professor of Art (now emeritus) at the University of Georgia, Athens, from 1976 to 2005, and his show is described with the following. "I am interested in the tension between opposites; between light and dark; male and female; between expansion and contraction; good and evil; organic and geometric; ration and intuition; mind and body; night and day; between our conscious lives and our subconscious self; between matter and spirit. The notion that our lives are bound by a mythic drama that unfolds spontaneously, and that there is an underlying geometry, hidden patterns, and layered meanings to all we see, is a preoccupation that informs much more than just my work."- Andy Nasisse This is a great afternoon out amidst the arts. https://gregg.arts.ncsu.edu/exhibitions/animate-earth/
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