PlanAhead: July 2021

July is here + the 90-degree weather has arrived — to help you get the most out of this month, we’re rounding up some of the top local events (both virtual and in-person) to help you stay connected.

Disclaimer: It is up to readers’ discretion to determine whether they feel comfortable participating in the following events based on COVID-19 protocols and precautions. If you have questions, please contact the event’s organizers directly. 🌴

Thursday July 1 

FeaturedEvent
Amped Up Music Series at Red Hat Amphitheater | Thurs., July 1 | 7-10 p.m. | Red Hat Amphitheater, 500 S. Mcdowell St. | $5+ | Catch Dillon Fence and Arson Daily this Thursday for the final show of the series— gates open at 6 p.m. 🎶
 
Show
Summerfest: Music for a Summer Night | Thurs., July 1 | 8 p.m. | 8003 Regency Pkwy.,
Cary | $16.09 | Join the NC Symphony on an instrumental-filled summer night with selections from James Bond + Amazing Grace. 
 
Talk
 ○ SAGE Thursday Morning Drop-In | Thurs., July 1 | 10–11:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | SAGE is hosting morning coffee with the LGBT Center of Raleigh. 
Thursday Novel Readers Book Discussion | Thurs., July 1 | 6:30–7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Engage in this librarian-led discussion on No Man by Etaf Rum. 📚
 
Civic
Art, Education, and Collections Committee | Thurs., July 1 | 4–5 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Raleigh Arts is hosting a public meeting to discuss art + education in the city. 
 
TryThis
Treetop Coast | Thurs., July 1 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | Union Station, 510 W Martin St. | $37 | Artists of all levels are welcome to sip wine + paint in this instructor-led class. 

 

Friday July 2 

Film
Top Gun | Fri., July 2 | 9–11 p.m. | 5959 Triangle Town Blvd. | $7+ | Watch the movie Top Gun in your car with the Triangle Drive In theatre in Raleigh. 🎥
 
ForKids
Sammy’s Acorn Hunt | Fri., July 2 | 10 a.m.–5 p.m. | 226 E Martin St. | Free | Bring your whole family to Moore Square for this fun self-guided activity + a chance to win a prize. 
 
Art
First Friday Art Display  | Fri., July 2 | 5 p.m.–12 a.m. | Haymaker, 555 Fayetteville St. | Free | Check out local artist Chris Evans + his featured display with a cocktail. 🖼️
First Friday at Current Wellness | Fri., July 2 | 5:30–7:30 p.m. | 219 S East St. | Free | Current Wellness invites the public to check out their featured artist + grab a drink. 
 
Network
Triangle Tech Net | Fri., July 2 | 12–1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Triangle professionals are invited to join the online event to network + acquire tips for best business practices. 
 

Saturday July 3 

TheBuy
Market at NC Art Museum | Sat., July 3 | 11 a.m.–3 p.m. | 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. | Free | Visitors can shop from an array of local and handcrafted goods including accessories, gifts + more. 🛍️ 
 
Festival
Kickzfest | Sat., July 3 | 4 p.m. | Red Hat Amphitheater, 500 S. Mcdowell St. | $20+ | The whole family is invited to join Raleigh’s first urban street festival featuring live music, food, vendors + more. 
○  EnoFest | Sat., July 3–Sun., July 4 | 10 a.m.–6 p.m. | Durham County Stadium, 750 Stadium Dr. | $10+ | Enjoy live music from 40+ artists all while supporting local wildlife + clean water funds. 
 
Film
Independence Day | Sat., July 3 | 9–11 p.m. | 5959 Triangle Town Blvd. | $7+ | Watch the movie Independence Day in your car with the Triangle Drive In theatre in Raleigh. 🎥

 

Sunday July 4 

Family
July 4th Goatstravaganza | Sun., July 4 | 10 a.m. | 5306 Homer Ruffin Rd., Chapel Hill | $13.50 | Spring Haven Farm is hosting a fourth of July celebration with goats, activities + food trucks. 🐐
 
TheBuy
Black Flea Market | Sun., July 4 | 1–5 p.m. | 510 W Martin St. | Free | Support + shop from over 30 Black-owned businesses + vendors. 
Moore Square Market | Sun., July 4 | 11 a.m.–3 p.m. | Moore Square, 200 S. Blount St. | Free | You can find farm-fresh produce, baked goods, art, live music + handmade items at the market every Sunday. 🛍️
 
ForKids
Sensory Friendly Playtime | Sun., July 4 | 9 a.m.–12 p.m. | 201 E Hargett St. | Free | Children with special needs + their families are invited to join in this Marbles Kids Museum adventure.
 

Monday July 5–Sunday July 11

Monday July 5

Holiday
○  Independence Day Celebration | Mon., July 5 | 6–9:30 p.m. | 2401 Grigsby Ave.,
Holly Springs | Free | Celebrate Independence day with dancing, ice cream + fireworks.
 
Health
HIV/STI Testing | Mon., July 5 | 5–7:45 p.m. | LGBT Center of Raleigh, 19 West Hargett St. | Free | Receive free, confidential HIV + STI testing by the Alliance of AIDS Services.  
 
ForKids
Story Time & Craft | Mon., July 5 | 11 a.m. | 6548 Glenwood Ave. | $5 | Little Doodles Play Cafe is hosting a storytime + craft event for kids. 🎨
 
Drink
$3 Pint Night | Mon., July 5 | 4–10 p.m. | Gizmo Brew Works, 5907 Triangle Dr. | Free | Gizmo Brew Works offers $3 pints of draft beer + other drinks specials every Monday. 🍺

 

Tuesday July 6 

Health
LGBTQ+ Mental Health Support Group | Tues., July 6 | 6–7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The LGBT Center of Raleigh is hosting a support group for adults every first + third Tuesday of June. 
 
Civic 
City Council Afternoon Session | Tues., July 6 | 1–4 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Raleigh City Council will meet to handle city-related business + is open to the public.
 
Job
Raleigh Job Fair | Tues., July 6 | 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | In this virtual hiring event meet employers directly + search through various job opportunities. 
 
Community
○  Women’s Philanthropy Community Rosh Chodesh | Tues., July 6 | 7–8:30 p.m. | David R. Kahn Community Campus, 8210 Creedmoor Rd., Suite 104 | Free | The Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary is hosting a conversation on philanthropy + community for women. 
 
Talk
Short Story Discussion | Tues., July 6 | 2:30–3:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Engage in this librarian-led discussion on the two short stories The Food Fighters + Consume Mass Quantities by Amy Ettinger. 
 
Learn
So, You Want to Write a Children’s Book | Tues., July 6 | 6:30–8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Laureate Kelly Starling Lyons walks listeners through the ins + outs of writing children’s books. 📚 
Civic Hacking Session | Tues., July 6 | 6–7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Code for Durham invites techies to come out + work on various projects during this study hall. 
Beyond Summer Snapshots | Tues., July 6 | 6:30–7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Professional Teresa Porter leads students through this photography class + teaches various skills from lighting to composition. 📷

 

Wednesday July 7

Art
Mindful Museum: Virtual Poetry Hour | Wed., July 7 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | $8.58+ | Write poetry with Jameela F. Dallis through grounding exercises + guided practice. 
 
Talk
Plant-lover’s Tour | Wed., July 7 | 3–4 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join this live stream where the interns at the JCRA pick + show their favorite plants at the arboretum. 🌿
 
ForKids
Summer Tar Heel Tales | Wed., July 7 | 1–1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Kids can learn more about our NC history in this story called How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long + David Shannon. 
Plant a Sunflower! | Wed., July 7 | 10:15–11:15 a.m. | 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Dr., Apex | Free | Kids are invited to this outdoor event where they will plant their own sunflower to take home. 🌻
 
Civic
Community Outreach Committee | Wed., July 7 | 4 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the city of Raleigh in this public meeting talking about the community. 
 
Biz
1 Million Cups RTP | Wed., July 7 | 9–10 a.m. | 318 Blackwell St., Durham | Free | Every Wednesday, learn about local entrepreneurs + share your own experiences with business. 

 

Thursday July 8

Film
Movies in the Garden: Sing | Thurs., July 8 | 8:30 p.m. | $1+ | Watch the family favorite Sing at Raleigh Little Theatre’s summer outdoor movie series. 🎥 
 
Talk
Novel Readers Book Discussion | Thurs., July 8 | 10–11 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Engage in this librarian-led discussion on Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong. 📚
 
ForKids
Daily Youth Climbing Session | Thurs., July 8 | 2–4 p.m. | 6022 Duraleigh Rd. | $10+ | Kids ages 6-13 are invited to this afternoon climbing adventure with the Triangle Rock Club. 
 
Show 
Cirque de la Symphonie | Thurs., July 8 | 8 p.m. | Virtual | $21.46 | The NC Symphony presents breath-taking acrobatics paired with an instrumental masterpiece. 

 

Friday July 9

Biz
Transportation Breakfast | Fri., July 9 | 8–9:30 a.m. | The Umstead Hotel and Spa, 100 Woodland Pond Dr., Cary | $45+ | Discuss the future of RDU + Raleigh travel at this breakfast conference with guest speakers. 
 
Art
Triangle Queer Artist Collective | Fri., July 9 | 6–8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | All skill levels are invited to this creative community meeting with the LGBT Center of Raleigh. 
 
Show
Young People’s Concert Matinee: Cirque de la Symphonie | Fri., July 9 | 3 p.m. | Virtual | $21.46 | The NC Symphony presents breath-taking acrobatics paired with an instrumental masterpiece. 
Molly Tuttle | Fri., July 9 | 7:30 p.m. | 2 E South St. | $37+ | Molly Tuttle joins the stage for a night of bluegrass + Flatpicking. 🎶

 

Saturday July 10 

TryThis
NCMA To Go Activity Kits | Sat., July 10 | 10 a.m. | 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. | Free | Grab an activity kit from the museum + create your own layered portrait at home. 🎨
 
TheBuy
Pop-Up Market & Food Truck Rodeo | Sat., July 10 | 9 a.m.–3 p.m. | Phillips Farms of Cary, 6701 Good Hope Church Rd. | Free | Enjoy food trucks, live music + a makers market. 
 
Outdoor
Museum Park Tours | Sat., July 10 | 10:30 a.m. | 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. | Free | Take a 2-mile walk through the NCMA on a guided tour + learn about various artwork. 
 
ForKids
Bounce & Play | Sat., July 10 | 12–4 p.m. | Moore Square, 226 E Martin St. | $15+ | Bring your family to this fun outdoor event filled with activities + a 28-foot rock-climbing wall. 
 
Active
Yoga and Mimosas | Sat., July 10 | 11 a.m.–12 p.m. | 610 Glenwood Ave. | $13 | Oak City Yoga is holding an outdoor yoga class for all levels + serving mimosas afterward. 🧘 

 

Sunday July 11

TheBuy
Black Flea Market  | Sun., July 11 | 1–5 p.m. | 510 W Martin St. | Free | Support + shop from over 30 Black-owned businesses + vendors. 
Moore Square Market | Sat., July 11 | 11 a.m.–3 p.m. | 200 S. Blount St. | Free | You can find farm-fresh produce, baked goods, art, live music + handmade items at the market every Sunday. 🛍️
 
Show
Beatles vs Elvis | Sun., July 11 | 7 p.m. | 2 E South St. | $35+ | Join Fletcher Opera Theatre in this showdown to determine the king of rock and roll + two tribute performances. 🎸
 
Family  
Who Lives Here? | Sun., July 11 | 1–2:30 p.m. | Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center, 5611 Jaguar Park Dr. | Free | Parents and their children are invited to listen to this fun program about animals found in your backyard. 🌳
 

Monday July 12–Sunday July 18

Monday July 12

Talk
In Your Living Room with Daniel Silva | Mon., July 12 | 8–9 p.m. | Virtual | $36 |The Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary is hosting a book festival with author Daniel Silva + CNN’s Dana Bash. 
Monday Novel Readers Book Discussion | Mon., July 12 | 6:30–7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Engage in this librarian-led discussion on The Library Book by Susan Orlean. 📚
 
Active
Yoga in the Park | Mon., July 12 | 6–7 p.m. | 1800 Umstead Dr. | Free | In this all-level yoga class, practice strength + flexibility while surrounded by nature. 🧘
 
ForKids
Virtual Wakaboomee Yoga | Mon., July 12 | 3:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Instructor Dawn invites children of all ages to her yoga class to get kids moving in this fun activity. 

 

Tuesday July 13

Talk 
Visiting Étretat: A Virtual Trip with Monet | Tues., July 13 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | NCSU professor Diane Beckman takes participants through an interactive tour of France + features Monet’s artwork. 
 
Show 
Music at the Museum featuring XOXOK | Tues., July 13 | 9 p.m. | Joseph M. Bryan, Jr., 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. | Free | Enjoy a night of soul music from artist Keenan Jenkins as XOXOK. 
 
Civic
Dix Park Plaza & Play Public Meeting | Tues., July 13 | 5:30–8:30 p.m. | Chapel Event Center at Dix Park, 1030 Richardson Dr. | Free | In this final community meeting, join the city of Raleigh in talking about the new Plaza & Play project + view the design plans. 🌳
 
Network
Triangle Biotech Tuesday | Tues., July 13 | 5:15–7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join science-minded professionals + make connections with others in the RTP in this monthly event.  

 

Wednesday July 14 

Talk
 Virtual Youth Coffeehouse | Wed., July 14 | 5–6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Grab a cup of coffee + sit down with the LGBT Center of Raleigh for this engaging youth group. 
 
Learn
Midweek with Doug | Wed., July 14 | 3–4 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Gardens manager Doug Ruhren walks listeners through plants for all seasons + shares some of his favorites. 🌱
 
ForKids
Art Snacks | Wed., July 14 | 10 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Children ages 3 to 5 will engage in fun art activities + videos. 🎨
Volcanoes! | Wed., July 14 | 10:15–11:15 a.m. | 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Dr., Apex | Free | Kids are invited to this outdoor event where they will decorate a volcano + watch as it explodes. 🌋 
 
Civic
Board of Commissioners Meeting | Wed., July 14 | 12:30–2:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Wake County is hosting a public meeting to discuss housing authority in the area. 

 

Thursday July 15

Show
The Best of North Hills | Thurs., July 15 | 5–9 p.m. | Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park, 4011 Cardinal at N Hills St. | $10 | The Best of North Hills has returned with their comeback series filled with live music, events + drinks. 🎶
Young Professionals Network Program | Thurs., July 15 | 8:30–10 a.m. | 230 Fayetteville St. | $45 | Network with like-minded professionals, listen to speakers + discuss the reopening of Raleigh. 
 
Learn
Digital Photography Essentials | Thurs., July 15 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | Virtual | $89 | In this workshop for Canon photographers, learn how to manually use your camera using various settings + techniques. 📷
Applying to College | Thurs., July 15 | 6–7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | For parents with teenagers planning on attending college, this is the perfect webinar to ease some of the stress of applications. 
 
Talk
RTP180: AI Thurs., July 15 | 6–7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | RTI International has invited speakers from surrounding universities to speak on the topic of artificial intelligence + teach viewers what they know about the subject in 5 minutes or less. 

 

Friday July 16

Network
Triangle Tech Net | Fri., July 16 | 11:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Triangle professionals are invited to join the online event to network + acquire tips for best business practices. 
 
Show
Diva Royale Drag Queen Show | Fri., July 16 | 7 p.m. | 623 East Whitaker Mill Rd. | $30+ | Grab dinner and a show with Diva Royale restaurant + enjoy female celebrity impersonations. ForParents
Kids Exchange Consignment Sale | Fri., July 16 | 9 a.m.–5 p.m. | 1025 Blue Ridge Rd. | Free | Join NC’s largest kids consignment sale located at the fairgrounds with the best prices on toys, clothes + more. 👕

 

FeaturedEvent
Sweet Baby James (the No. 1 James Taylor tribute artist) Concert | Fri., July 16 | 7:30-9 p.m. | Theatre Raleigh, 6638 Old Wake Forest Rd. | $25 | Nashville’s Sweet Baby James brings his acoustic “Walking Man” show to Raleigh.

 

Saturday July 17

Talk
Art History in the Making | Sat., July 17 | 1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Artist Jermaine Powell discusses his experiences as a young artist + how to get started in the creative industry. 
 
Film
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off | Sat., July 17 | 9 p.m. | Museum Park Theatre, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. | $9.65 | The NCMA’s summer film series has returned and this week they are featuring the film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. 🎥
 
TheBuy
The Mill Market | Sat., July 17 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. | 146 S Main St., Fuquay-Varina | Free | Come out + support local artisans in this outdoor market with plenty of unique finds. 
 
Show
Saturn Leaves | Sat., July 17 | 7 p.m. | Bowstring Pizza and Brewyard, 1930 Wake Forest Rd. | Free | Grab a drink and enjoy the musical stylings of Saturn Leaves + their hip hop hits. 

 

Sunday July 18 

Talk
An Afternoon with Etaf Rum | Sun., July 18 | 2–3 p.m. | 1930 Clark Ave. | Free | New York Times bestselling author Etaf Rum is joining the audience to talk about her work. 
 
TheBuy
Black Flea Market | Sun., July 18 | 1–5 p.m. | 510 W Martin St. | Free | Support + shop from over 30 Black-owned businesses + vendors. 
○  *Hot Girl Summer* Pop Up Market Event | Sun., July 18 | 2–5 p.m. | Free | 610 Glenwood Ave. | Grab a drink + spend the afternoon exploring women-owned businesses + vendors. 🛍️
 
Family
Lake Johnson Park Nature Explorers | Sun., July 18 | 1:30–3 p.m. | 5611 Jaguar Park Dr. | Free | Families are invited to spend the afternoon outside + learn about all the things they find in nature. 🍃
 
Active
Yoga at Moore Square | Sun., July 18 | 10–11 a.m. | 226 E Martin St. | Free | Current wellness is hosting a free community yoga class focused on intuitive movement. 🧘 
 

Monday July 19–Sunday July 25

Monday July 19

TryThis
Silent Disco Yoga | Mon., July 19 | 6:30–7:30 p.m. | Raleigh Beer Garden, 614 Glenwood Ave. | $13 | Enjoy this vinyasa-style yoga class with silent disco + a fun experience where you can go at your own pace. 🎧
○  One Team Scavenger Hunt | Mon., July 19 | 10 a.m.–10 p.m. | 120 W. Edenton St. | $20+ | Using your own mobile device, take a self-guided tour + scavenger hunt around Raleigh. 
 
Show
Moore Square Busker Series | Mon., July 19 | 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | 226 E Martin St. | Free | Spend your lunchtime outside with various local artists + good music. 
 
Active
Yoga in the Park | Mon., July 19 | 6–7 p.m. | 1800 Umstead Dr. | Free | In this all-level yoga class, practice strength + flexibility while surrounded by nature. 🧘

 

Tuesday July 20 

Learn 
Video Chat from a Dinosaur Dig | Tues., July 20 | 12–1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Dr. Lindsay Zanno joins live from Utah where she is searching for fossils while viewers may ask questions. 🦖
Help: Well Issues | Tues., July 20 | 12–1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Wake County is hosting a public meeting where viewers can learn about well water safety + common issues. 
 
Show
○  Into the Woods | Tues., July 20 | 3 p.m. | Raleigh Little Theatre, 301 Pogue St. | $15 | Raleigh Little Theatre presents a musical about family + life’s many choices. 
 
Civic
Arts Commission | Tues., July 20 | 5:30–7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Raleigh Arts Commission in discussing the creative community in town. 

 

Wednesday July 21

Outdoors
SAGE Walk and Talk | Wed., July 21 | 10–11 a.m. | Various locations | Free | SAGE — an advocacy & service organization for the LGBTQ+ senior community — is hosting their weekly walk and talk. 🥾
 
Learn
Teen Art Portfolio Development Workshops | Wed., July 21 | 1:00 p.m. | Virtual | $27.89+ | Teens are invited to this workshop + a chance to share their art portfolio with other creators.
 
Active
Acro Yoga | Wed., July 21 | 5:30–8:30 p.m. | Pullen Park, 520 Ashe Ave. | Free | Every Wednesday, join in this fun outdoor activity combining yoga poses + acro yoga. 
 
Community
Annual Planning Conference | Wed., July 21 | 9:45 a.m.–6 p.m. | 100 Woodland Pond Dr., Cary | $400 | The Cary Chamber of Commerce invites the business community to discuss the town of Cary + network with fellow peers.

 

Thursday July 22

Learn
Digital Photography Essentials | Thurs., July 22 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | Virtual | $89 | In this workshop for Canon photographers, learn how to manually use your camera using various settings + techniques. 📷
 
Civic
Transportation and Transit Committee Meeting | Thurs., July 22 | 3–4:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The public is welcome to join the city in discussing Raleigh’s transportation + transit. 
State of the City, County & Schools | Thurs., July 22 | 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. | 421 S Salisbury St. | $65+ | All are welcome to join in speaking about Wake County and the city of Raleigh + the Wake County Public School System.
 
Biz
Are You Nonprofit Ready? | Thurs., July 22 | 6:30–8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn what it takes to start a nonprofit organization in this live webinar. 

 

Friday July 23

Talk
Connections on Zoom | Fri., July 23 | 7–8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | LGBTQ+ people of all faith backgrounds are welcome to discuss their perspectives on sexuality + spirituality.
 
Show
As You Like It | Fri., July 23 | 7 p.m. | Stephenson Amphitheatre, 301 Pogue St. | $5+ | Raleigh Little Theatre presents As You Like It – a William Shakespeare production about falling in love. 
Clue | Fri., July 23 | 7 p.m. | 2 E South St. | $8+ | The Carolina Youth Theatre presents Clue — a murder mystery based on the board game + family favorite. 
 
Festival
Tidewater Cards & Collectibles | Fri., July 23–Sun., July 25 | 2–7 p.m. | 1025 Blue Ridge Rd. | $5 | Tidewater Cards & Collectibles is hosting a festival filled with sports cards, memorabilia + a comic-con show. 
 
Network
○  4th Friday Connections | Fri., July 23 | 10–11 a.m. | 113 N Boylan Ave. | Free | Network with local business professionals in this casual environment at Blissful Healing. 

 

Saturday July 24

TheBuy
Midtown Farmers’ Market | Sat., July 24 | 8 a.m.–12 p.m. | 4321 Lassiter at North Hills Ave. | Free | Spend your morning at the local farmers market + purchase plenty of fresh produce. 🥕
 
Film
Clueless | Sat., July 24 | 9 p.m. | Museum Park Theatre, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. | $9.65 | The NCMA’s summer film series has returned and this week they are featuring the film Clueless. 🎥
 
ForKids 
Take-it, Make-it Kit | Sat., July 24 | 1–3 p.m. | 5 East Edenton St. | Free | Head to the NC Museum of History + pick up your take-home craft bag. 
 
Learn
The Traveling Tree Hugger | Sat., July 24 | 10–11:30 a.m. | Virtual | $25 | Author + gardener Brie Arthur takes viewers on a journey through the best gardens around America. 🌿

 

Sunday July 25

Dish
The BLOCK Party Food Truck Festival | Sun., July 25 | 2–6 p.m. | 8003 Regency Pkwy. | Free | Join Sunday Supper in supporting minority-owned food trucks + vendors while listening to live music. 
 
Active
Bend, Don’t Break! | Sun., July 25 | 10–11 a.m. | 301 Pogue St. | Free | A yoga class for all skill levels that focuses on basic poses, meditation + breathing exercises. 
 
TheBuy
Black Flea Market | Sun., July 25 |  1–5 p.m. | 510 W Martin St. | Free | Support + shop from over 30 Black-owned businesses + vendors. 
Market at Lafayette Village | Sun., July 25 | 12–4 p.m. | 8450 Honeycutt Rd. | Free | Shop for hand-crafted goods from local vendors while enjoying food + drinks. 🛍️
 
TryThis 
Raleigh Warehouse District Treasure Hunt | Sun., July 25 | 2–3:30 p.m. | 510 W Martin St. | Free | Meet at Union Station + grab a treasure map to complete the walking team scavenger hunt around downtown. 
 

Monday July 26–Saturday July 31

Monday July 26

Talk
Transgender Initiative | Mon., July 26 | 8–9:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | All are welcome to this gender social with casual conversation + activities of all kinds. 
 
Outdoor
Downtown Raleigh Murals and Public Art Walking Tour | Mon., July 26 | 10:30–11:45 a.m. | 300 S Salisbury St. | Free | Take a tour of downtown Raleigh + all of the public art the city has to offer. 
 
TryThis
Haunted History Walking Tour | Mon., July 26 | 5:30–6:45 p.m. | 200 N Blount St. | Free | Learn some of Raleigh’s most haunted history in this fun interactive tour. 👻
Silent Disco Yoga | Mon., July 26 | 6:30–7:30 p.m. | Raleigh Beer Garden, 614 Glenwood Ave. | $13 | Enjoy this vinyasa-style yoga class with silent disco + a fun experience where you can go at your own pace. 🎧 

 

Tuesday July 27

Biz
Coffee with Christine L. Peterson | Tues., July 27 | 8:30–10 a.m. | Raleigh Founded Gateway, 2409-107 Crabtree Blvd. | Free | Learn leadership skills from Christine L. Peterson.
 
Show 
Music at the Museum | Tues., July 27 | 9 p.m. | Museum Park Theatre, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. | Free | The NCMA hosts the season finale of Music at the Museum featuring the contest winners + their final performances. 🎶
 
Network
Downtown Techies Happy Hour | Tues., July 27 | 7–9 p.m. | 4158 Main at North Hills St. | Free | Meetup with like-minded professionals to talk about business, technology + startups. 
 
Talk
Tuesday Novel Readers Book Discussion | Tues., July 27 | 10:30–11:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Engage in this librarian-led discussion on A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza. 📚

 

Wednesday July 28

Film
Summer Movies at Marquee Cinemas | Wed., July 28 | 9:30 a.m. | 10600 Common Oaks Dr. | Free | Each day, Marquee Cinemas is playing two free family-friendly movies. 🎥
 
TryThis
Wine & Weeds | Wed., July 28 | 5–7 p.m. | 1321 Athens Dr. | Free | Get outside + start digging with a complimentary glass of wine from The Well Fed Community Garden. 🍷
 
ForKids
Explore Japan! | Wed., July 28 | 10:15–10:45 a.m. | 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Dr. | Free | Kids will learn outside the library in this interactive lesson on Japan – the host of this year’s summer Olympics. 
 
Learn
Risks of IoT | Wed., July 28 | 1–2 p.m. | McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St. | Free | Learn about Internet of Things technology + the cybersecurity of your smart devices. 

 

Thursday July 29

Talk
SAGE Thursday Morning Drop-In | Thurs., July 29 | 10–11:30 a.m. | Free | SAGE is hosting morning coffee with the LGBT Center of Raleigh. 
 
Learn
Digital Photography Essentials Workshop | Thurs., July 29 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | Virtual | $89 | In this workshop for Canon photographers, learn how to manually use your camera using various settings + techniques. 
Learn Real Estate Investing/Network | Thurs., July 29 | 7–8:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | In this presentation, learn strategies for investing in real estate. 🏠
 
Show
Showtime at Jonathan’s | Thurs., July 29 | 8–11 p.m. | 3400 New Birch Dr. | $15+ | Jonathan’s Sports Lounge & Grill is hosting a talent show that will be judged by the crowd + the winner will receive a cash prize. 
 
TryThis
Trivia Night at IngenuiTea! | Thurs., July 29 | 7:30–9:30 p.m. | 305 Ashville Ave., Cary | Free | Grab 4 friends + test your knowledge with draft beer + a night of trivia. 

 

Friday July 30

Show
Diva Royale Drag Queen Show | Fri., July 30 | 7 p.m. | 623 East Whitaker Mill Rd. | $30+ | Grab dinner and a show with Diva Royale restaurant + enjoy female celebrity impersonations. 
Brian Posehn | Fri., July 30 | 7:15 p.m. | Goodnights Comedy Club,  861 W Morgan St. | $119+ | Join Goodnights Comedy Club for a night of laughs from comedian Brian Posehn. 
 
TryThis
Movies with Goats | Fri., July 30 | 8–11 p.m. | Spring Haven Farm, 5306 Homer Ruffin Rd. | $11.50 | Enjoy a summer night with goats + movies at the Spring Haven Farm. 🐐
 
Art
You choose! National Friendship Day | Fri., July 30 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | 510 W Martin St. |  $37 | Spend your girl’s night out at Wine & Design as artist Vicky Levy walks you through an open studio. 
 
Network
Triangle Tech Net | Fri., July 30 | 11:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Triangle professionals are invited to join the online event to network + acquire tips for best business practices. 

 

Saturday July 31

Film
Monty Python and the Holy Grail | Sat., July 31 | 9 p.m. | Museum Park Theatre, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. | $9.65 | The NCMA’s summer film series has returned and this week they are featuring the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. 🎥 
 
TheBuy
Midtown Farmers’ Market | Sat., July 31 | 8 a.m.–12 p.m. | 4321 Lassiter at North Hills Ave. | Free | Spend your morning at the local farmers market + purchase plenty of fresh produce. 🛍️
 
Festival
Watermelon Festival | Sat., July 31 | 9 a.m.–3 p.m. |  6701 Good Hope Church Rd. | Free | The Phillips Farms of Cary are celebrating summer right with their watermelon festival you won’t want to miss. 🍉
 
Active
Yoga and Mimosas | Sat., July 10 | 11 a.m.–12 p.m. | 610 Glenwood Ave. | $13 | Oak City Yoga is holding an outdoor yoga class for all levels + serving mimosas afterward. 🧘 
 
Show
Maks & Val: Stripped Down Tour | Sat., July 31 | 7:30 p.m. | 2 E South St. | $39+ | In this family-friendly experience, Maks & Val take the audience on an emotional rollercoaster of storytelling + laugh-provoking performances.