Howdy Raleigh, City Editor Anne here. 👋 In case you missed it, subterranean bar Neptunes Parlour has reopened at 14 W. Martin St. And after three years away, Neptunes Comedy will return to its home for the first installment of their monthly show this Sunday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. Brandi Roberts, Devon Roberts, and Justin Scranton are headlining. Tickets are $10-$15. 🎤
Here are nine more events happening in the City of Oaks this weekend, Friday, Feb. 3-Sunday, Feb. 5.
North Carolina Symphony - All Strings | Friday, Feb. 3 | 12 p.m. | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh | $39 | Spend an afternoon being serenaded by strings at the symphony.
First Friday | Friday, Feb. 3 | 4-10 p.m. | Downtown Raleigh, locations vary | Free | Explore art galleries and studios, enjoy live music, and shop local retailers.
Profresh Refresh | Friday, Feb. 3 | 6-8:30 p.m. | Blush Cowork, 201 Shannon Oaks Circle, Cary | $30 | Refresh (or craft anew) your professional brand with speakers addressing professional topics like first impressions, LinkedIn, resumes, and workplace communication.
Saturday, Feb. 4
2023 Krispy Kreme Challenge | Saturday, Feb. 4 | 8 a.m. | NC State Memorial Bell Tower, 2011 Hillsborough St., Raleigh | $35-$40 | Run, eat a dozen donuts, and raise money for UNC Children’s Hospital.
Vision Board Workshop | Saturday, Feb. 4 | 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Unity Holistic Wellness Center, 5124 Departure Dr., Raleigh | $10-$25 | Create your personal 2023 vision board and stay after for plant-based snacks and tea.
Living in Color Artist Exhibit Opening Ceremony | Saturday, Feb. 4 | 1:30 p.m. | Dorothea Dix Park, 1030 Richardson Dr., Raleigh | Free | Celebrate the opening of a curated Black History Month exhibition by the Raleigh Film and Art Festival.
Cary Lovers Market | Saturday, Feb. 4 | 12-5 p.m. | Fortnight Brewing Company, 1006 Southwest Maynard Rd., Cary | Free | Shop local gifts like jewelry, flowers, candles, books, and more.
Sunday, Feb. 5
Skate Moore Square with Skate Raleigh | Sunday, Feb. 5 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Moore Square, 201 S. Blount St., Raleigh | Free | A section of the park will be set up with ramps, boxes, and rails from for skateboarders, rollerbladers, scooters, and spectators.
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