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Friday, Jan. 5 | 47º | Mostly cloudy | 0% chance of rain
Saturday, Jan. 6 | 50º | Rain, snow at night | 65% chance of rain
Sunday, Jan. 7 | 55º | Clear with periodic clouds | 3% chance of rain

 
Events
 
Friday, May 26
  • Animazement 2023 | Friday, May 26-Sunday, May 28 | Times vary | Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh | Enjoy concerts, panels, artwork, and more at this Japanese animation and culture convention.
  • Carolina Fear Fest | Friday, May 26-Sunday, May 28 | Times vary | NC State Fairgrounds - Jim Graham Building, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh | $35-$125 | Celebrate all things horror with celebrity guests, shopping, and unique entertainment.
  • WCKD WKND 2023 | Friday, May 26 | Times vary | The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South St., Raleigh | $15-$60 | The Triangle’s only goth music festival returns with DJs and dance parties for three days.
Saturday, May 27
  • Soul Yoga | Saturday, May 27 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | CAM Raleigh, 409 W. Martin St., Raleigh | $15 | This class provides attendees of all skill levels and backgrounds with an interaction between mind, breath, and soul.
  • African American History Walking Tour | Saturday, May 27 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 23 W. Hargett St., Raleigh | $20 | Learn about the history of Black Main Street.
  • Children’s Entrepreneur Market | Saturday, May 27 | 12-3 p.m. | Fortnight Brewing Company, 1006 Southwest Maynard Rd., Cary | Free | Support young entrepreneurs as they showcase their unique products and services from homemade crafts, artwork, and jewelry to pet-sitting services, lawn care, and tech support.
  • The Backseat Lovers | Saturday, May 27 | 7 p.m. | The Ritz Raleigh, 2820 Industrial Dr., Raleigh | $120-$425 | See this alt-rock band perform live on the Waiting To Spill World Tour.
Sunday, May 28
  • NC Sugar Rush | Sunday, May 28 | 12-5 p.m. | City Plaza, 443 Fayetteville St., Raleigh | Free | Dessert vendors will be on site to satisfy your cravings for sweets, including vegan desserts and pet treats.
  • “Be A Kid Again!” Dinner with Chef Lemar Farrington | Sunday, May 28 | 7-9 p.m. | Joy Worthy Co., 131 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh | $89 | Join Chef Farrington as he elevates your favorite childhood foods.
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From the editor
 
A morning bun from Boulted Bread's new location.

Wake up early for the Morning Bun at Boulted Bread.

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  • In case you missed it, Boulted Bread moved and is now open at its new, larger bakery. Head to 328 Dupont. Cir. to grab a sweet or savory treat (you won’t regret it).
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  • Looking for a tasty, local lunch spot that doesn’t break the bank? We’re here for you, Raleigh. Check out our list of 25+ places where a lunch for one costs $12 or less.
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Great Escapes
 
Our Guide to Baton Rouge, LA
State Capitol Park, Baton Rouge
Visit the Capitol Gardens for a break from the big city bustle. | Photo by @evrentrx
One thing we love about Baton Rouge is how much pride the city has in its history. The food, the music, and the people are all a reflection of the rich cultures that make this city so special.
  • Why go? The rich Creole and Cajun cultures here make for an unforgettable food experience. We suggest booking a food tour for any fellow food nerds.
  • Outdoors: Baton Rouge Zoo. Newly-renovated and just 15 minutes from the heart of downtown, this is a great family-friendly excursion.
  • Vrbo: Going with a group? This charming stay offers four bedrooms + a full kitchen. (~$285/night)*
 
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  • Turn misplaced keys into a thing of the past with the Apple AirTag. The button-sized tracking device can give you step-by-step directions to your lost keys (or phone…or wallet…) and has a battery life of one year. Pro tip: Put one in your checked luggage and never worry about lost baggage again.*
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