Friday, April 6, through Sunday, April 8
Friday, April 6
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Downtown Raleigh showcases its art, music and food at their monthly gallery walk. Dozens of venues will be hosting art receptions. You’ll also find lots of deals on food and drinks. Also, visit CAM Raleigh for free, and stop by the North Carolina Museum of History for beer samples from Fortnight Brewing, while they last.
Various places in Durham
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is a four-day, morning-to-midnight festival of nearly 100 films, as well as discussions and panels, set with a few blocks in Downtown Durham. The ticket prices for the films are reasonable ($16 per film), but there are also a lot of free events associated with the festival, including outdoor films in Durham Central Park, parties at 21c Museum Hotel and Unscripted Durham, panel discussions, and the closing film at Carolina Theatre. Visit Full Frame’s website for details.
Saturday, April 7th
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
South White Street, Wake Forest
The 4th Annual Wake Forest Dirt Day is a celebration of spring. Learn the latest techniques in gardening and compost, make a craft from recycled materials, plant herbs for your windowsill, paint rocks and more. There will be lots of fun activities for kids, as well as music, dancing, food vendors and free yoga and boot camp classes.
Sunday, April 8th
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
On Sunday afternoon the Weaver Street will close to traffic and will open for any number of activities, including rock climbing, bike riding, yoga, dance and more. This is the 6th year for Carrboro Open Streets.
Sunday, April 8th
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Dorothea Dix Park Flowers Field, 2105 Umstead Drive, Raleigh
This egg hunt and field day is not for the kids. Participants must be age 21+. There will be an egg hunt with 10,000+ eggs, lawn games, inflatables, and beer. It’s free but go to the Eventbrite listing to register.