City Editor Cat here. 🎶 North Hills is back at it with a new fall music series. North Hills Nights kicks off tonight from 5-9 p.m.,featuring NC multi-genre band Spare Change. I plan on grabbing a burger + milkshake from CowBar then setting up a blanket on the lawn to enjoy live music. Pro tip: Purchase your $5 tickets before the show.
Check out nine other things to do in Raleigh this weekend (Fri., Sept. 23-Sun., Sept. 25).
Fri., Sept. 23
Marbles Imagination Ball | Fri., Sept. 23 | 7 p.m. | Marbles Kids Museum, 201 E. Hargett St. | $125+ | Dress up to join this grown-up gala featuring an auction, creative eats + drinks, live music, and games.
The Play That Goes Wrong | Fri., Sept. 23 | 8 p.m. | Theatre Raleigh, 6638 Old Wake Forest Rd. | $30+ | This Broadway comedy is a hybrid of Monty Python and Sherlock Holmes. 🎭
Haunted History Tour | Fri., Sept. 23 | 7-8:30 p.m. | 200 N. Blount St. | Free | Learn about the history of some of Raleigh’s most important landmarks and hear spooky ghost story at each stop.
Sat., Sept. 24
Adventure Awaits | Sat., Sept. 24 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Fred Fletcher Park, 820 Clay St. | Free | Join this epic quest to discover the time of castles, knights, and dragons. 🏰
NC State football vs. UConn | Sat., Sep. 24 | 7:30 p.m. | Carter Finley Stadium, 4600 Trinity Rd. | $57+ | Watch the Pack take on the Huskies during parents + family day at NC State.
Yoga and Mimosas | Sat., Sep. 24 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Whitaker and Atlantic, 1053 E. Whitaker Mill Rd. | $20 | Relax with this vinyasa flow and stay for a complimentary mimosa after class. 🥂
Sun., Sept. 25
Fall Fest | Sun., Sept. 25 | 1-5 p.m. | Seven Saturdays Taproom, 1323 Capital Blvd. | Free | Enjoy 20+ vendors, games, beer, food from Bomb A$$ Sandwich Co., live music, and a raffle featuring two pairs of Canes tickets. 🍂
The Day Party | Sun., Sept. 25 | 3-9 p.m. | Junction West, 310 S. West St. | Free | Join this mini festival featuring a pop-up food collaborations, DJ’s, and vendors.
Neptunes Comedy Presents: Jake Silberman | Sun., Sep. 25 | 6-9 p.m. | Hartwell Raleigh, 620 W South St. | $12 | Laugh out loud with Jake Silberman from Portland Oregon and many more of Raleigh’s favorite comedians. 🎤
In case you missed it, Krave Raleigh, an alcohol-alternative bar, is now open. This kava bar servesindigenous roots + teas with kava, kratom, CBD, and delta products. Visit this new spot at 709 N. Person St. for its grand opening featuring a traditional kava ceremony and possible fire performances on Sat., Oct. 8.
Did you know that Transfer Co. Food Hall is a Chimney Swift historic site? In 2019, the food hub was recognized for the preservation of a historic chimney where these small birds cling to the vertical walls. The birds will be visiting Raleighthrough late September and early October. 🐦
The The Willard Rooftop is celebrating its one year anniversarytoday, Thurs., Sept 22-Sun., Sept. 25 with a special cocktail. Ask for the Dogfather — it’s made with roasted marshmallow-infused Woodford Reserve bourbon.
Luxury condos in Downtown South | 3 BD, 3 BA | $545,000 | The South Heights community is now over 25% reserved and features three incredible floor plans with rooftop decks + one-car garages.*
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The Raleigh skyline as you know it is about to get some new additions. 🏗️
Dewitt Carolinas, Inc. — a real estate development firm specializing in large scale mixed-use, multifamily + commercial properties throughout the Carolinas— goes vertical today on 1000 Social, the first of two twelve-story office towers at its 40-acre, billion-dollar project, The Exchange Raleigh.
1000 Social will establish the mixed-use project’s overall aesthetic, featuring sophisticated modern architectureseamlessly connected to the surrounding four-acre park with abundant outdoor workspaces + expansive views.
1000 Social will deliver:
330,000 sqft of class-A office space
20,000 sqft of retail space
5,000 sqft of conference + meeting centers
The building is one of two mirror-image towers that together make up The Exchange Raleigh’s Social Towers office complex. Upon completion, the two towers will be connected by an elevated pedestrian skybridge + park.*
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