Each week we'll share our picks for the best free and cheap things to do around town this weekend.
Friday, August 18th through Sunday, August 20th
Friday, August 18th | 6 pm to 9 pm
The third Friday of every month, galleries in downtown Durham host exhibit openings. Besides the receptions, you’ll also find lots of musicians playing outside. You can find a map and a list of participating venues on 3rdfridaydurham.com.
Saturday, August 19th | 8:30 am to 12 pm
Carrboro Farmers’ Market, Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W Main Street, Carrboro
Start your Saturday out on a sweet note. Carrboro Farmers’ Market is celebrating National Honey Bee Day with samples, demos and a visit from Just Bee Apiary.
Saturday, August 19th | 2 pm to 10 pm
Hillsborough Street in Raleigh
Welcome the Wolfpack back with this huge festival. Meet some of the athletes, plus enjoy arts activities, a climbing wall, a bungee trampoline, slip and slide and a lot more. Live music will be headlined by The Spin Doctors. Come hungry if you like fair food like turkey legs and fried Oreos.
Saturday, August 19th | 5 pm to 7 pm
Morrisville Community Park, 1520 Morrisville Pkwy, Morrisville
Pulse FM 96.9 & 102.5 has free family fun planned on Saturdays with its Park Pop-ups. At each event there will be lawn games for the family, prizes, refreshments, Pulse FM swag and more.