What better way to say “Hoppy Father’s Day” than with a six pack of local brews? Stop by a bottle shop to personalize Dad’s own six pack. Here are some of our recommendations: Bottle Mixx, House of Hops + Bottle Rev. (PS: The employees give great suggestions.)
Give the gift of a Dad joke t-shirt. | Screenshot from Six & Main
💈 For the Dad who “doesn’t want anything”
Does your father fall victim to lame jokes? Well, he’ll love these actually funny dad joke t-shirts from Six & Main.
Treat yo’ father figure to a fresh haircutandbeard trim with a giftcard from Arrow. The service also comes with a free beer + comb… just like a day at the spa.
Share this story with someone who needs a reminder to grab a gift for Dad.
Easy Summer Entertaining | Wed., June 15 | 7 p.m. | Sur La Table, 4421 Six Forks Rd. | $79 | Learn grilling techniques for an indoor grill pan or an outdoor grill to make summer entertaining a breeze.
Summer Networking Social | Wed., June 15 | 5 -6:30 p.m. | Vita Vite, 200 Park at North Hills St. | Free | Connect with members of the Midtown Raleigh Alliance.
Cody Johnson | Thur., June 16 | 6:30 p.m. | Red Hat Amphitheater | $200+ | See this country singer-songwriter perform songs like “Human” + “Driveway.”
Midtown Beach Music | Thurs., June 16 | 5-9 p.m. | Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park, North Hills | $5+ | Listen to soulful music performed by the Chairman of The Board. 🎤
Juneteenth Karaoke Celebration | Fri., June 17 | 8-10 p.m. | Carolina Pines Park, 2305 Lake Wheeler Rd. | $10+ | Listen to musical performances and hear about the history of Juneteenth.
Foodie Friday | Fri., June 17 | 5-7 p.m. | Dix Park | Cost of purchase | Enjoy food from Qspresso, Fiori Trattoria + Lumpy’s Ice Cream. 🍦
Capital City Juneteenth Celebration | Sat., June 18 | 1-6 p.m. | Multiple locations | Free | Bring a lawn chair and enjoy an afternoon of vendors, food, entertainment + activities.
Planning for the future: An approach for the whole family | Wed., June 29 | 3-3:30 p.m | Virtual | Free | This finance session will introduce the Ameriprise Family Legacy Planner as a tool to inform your family conversations + highlight how an advisor can help you work through important financial issues.*
We have amonthly guide filled with events + activities you can plan for in advance. Click the button below to bookmark ideas for upcoming date nights, family outings, and time with friends.
The Raleigh Historic Development Commission is conducting a study to identify places (past and present) of LGBTQIA+ history and culture in Raleigh. The advisory board will recommend buildings + sites for the National Register of Historic Places. Participate in the online survey.
Artsplosure is at it again — the arts and cultural event production studio announced a call for artists for the Bluegrass Live! Art Market. On Fri., Sept. 30 + Sat., Oct. 1, downtown will showcase unique artisans from across the US. Apply to be a vendor here (applications are due by Fri., Aug. 12).
As 321 Coffee’s footprint grows, so will its team. The coffee shop is hiringbaristas + cashiers for all three of its locations — includingBloc (615 Hillsborough St.) which is set to open this summer. Apply here. ☕
The Wake County Public School System + Historic Oak View are offeringfree lunches for kids this summer. From Mon., June 20-Fri., Aug. 5, kids 18 and under can grab lunch at the Historic Oak View Country Park (4028 Carya Dr.) on weekdays from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Help preserve a historic home in Chatham County in exchange for a monthly rent of $850. Preservation North Carolina is looking for a caretaker for the John A. Mason House in Chapel Hill. The chosen tenant will perform all maintenance responsibilities. Request an application here. 🏠
Wishing you could go back in time? Well, maybe you can… attend an Adult Prom REDO at The Ritz on Sat., July 16. Pull out your formal attire + enjoy a night with live DJs, a photobooth, corn hole, and champagne. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to SAFEchild.
Last week, we asked you to submit your best dad joke for a chance to be featured on a t-shirt or mug sold in Six & Main, our online store. Congrats to readers Jeff M., Natalie J., Anne M., and Elizabeth C. for submitting winning dad jokes that will be featured on merch (just in time for Father’s Day). All winners have been contacted, and thanks to everyone who submitted.
The Wilson Center for Nature Discovery is set to open this month. The new facility plans to bring a new experience to guests, with interactive exhibits for learning more about the history and beautiful surroundings of Grandfather Mountain. Learn more about what to expect.*
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Well, that’s one way to use the city’s new waste bins. But seriously, after yesterday’s heat advisory Raleighites are seeking ways to escape the hot weather. What are some creative solutions you’ve come up with to beat the heat? Let us know here.
Editor’s pick: Peep these wide-eyed and adorabletwin Mohol bushbabies. The Duke Lemur Center welcomed the infants to its facility in April. You can send a special baby shower gift from the DLC’s Amazon wishlist to help welcome Mopani and Damara. 🎁
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