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This weekend check out Taste the Event, (Seriously, the culinary experience of the year), the Durham Night Market, Family Fun Series at Golden Belt Campus, and a lot more!

Shop & Share with Don’t Waste Durham

June 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 7:00 pm at One World Market

Shop & Share to support two local nonprofits at once! 10% of your entire purchase will be donated to Don’t Waste Durham! Don’t Waste Durham works on the front lines to reduce waste and encourage environmental solutions right here in Durham. Transforming Durham and inspiring the world, they are the creators of the innovative Green to Go takeout container program. Stop by their table at the store to pick up your own reuse solutions. Will you join us? Shop with us on June 27th to make a local and global impact! We’ll be open late until 7p and as always, your fair trade purchases also empower artisans across the globe. Learn more at www.dontwastedurham.org/

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Nasher Creates: Kids Studio

June 27, 2019 @ 10:15 am to 1:15 pm at Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Bring the family to a FREE drop-in creative workshop for kids ages 5 to 10! Nasher Creates: Kids Studio events take place most Thursdays, 10:15 AM to Noon. Activities are free (kids 15 and under are always free). If you have more than 8 people in a group, please email nashered@duke.edu. https://www.facebook.com/events/387008258574738/

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Delightfully Different Durham One O’clock Lunch Meetup

June 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at Nzinga’s Breakfast Cafe

Join the Durham Business & Professional Chain for its popular monthly networking lunch and hear remarks by our lunch speaker Umar Muhammad, a sports entrepreneur, a consultant at USports Consulting and professor. He teaches sports management at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, NC. Umar was born and raised in Durham, NC where he is active in the development of sports and youth engagement. He has worked with numerous municipal agencies, consulting, contracting and serving on boards and committees. His focus is sports ecosystem development and codifying local sports heritage assets for the social and economic benefit of communities. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast, want to know what’s new on the Durham sports scene or just want to check out Nzinga’s legendary menu, don’t miss our June lunch. Bring your friends and some business cards for some summer time networking.

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Bull City Block Party

June 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Walgreens

In recognition of National HIV Testing Day, Walgreens, in collaboration with Greater than AIDS, 2BeatHIV, Digital LinCS, and the Durham County Department of Public Health will host a block party at the Walgreens store #16137 on the corner of Holloway St. and Miami Blvd. This event will provide an opportunity for community-based organizations and local businesses to promote health and wellness among the most vulnerable residents of Durham. Residents will be able to learn more about health, employment, housing, and educational resources available to them and get an opportunity to receive voluntary, free, and confidential health screenings. The event will focus on addressing the overlap between housing insecurity and vulnerability to health disparities by collaborating with organizations that provide housing and substance abuse services to Durham residents. The event will feature Durham-based artists. Free food, games, and HIV testing!

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Rocky Mount Mills Beer Garden at American Tobacco

June 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at American Tobacco Campus

Opens Thursday, June 21, 2019 Hours: Thursday through Friday – 4-9 pm Saturday 1-9 pm Located adjacent the South Parking Deck & Down Under Area – Old Tyler’s Taproom Area 705 Willard Street, Durham, NC 27701 Featuring: •Hopfly Brewing •Tarboro Brewing Company •Koi Pond Brewing Company •BDD Brewing Company

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Durham Night Market

June 27, 2019 @ 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm at Durham Night Market

We are so excited for the first Durham Night Market at Pine & Poplar at The Wine Feed. Over 40 local makers will be selling their handmade products. There will be food trucks, live music, wine, beer and so much more! We couldn’t do any of this with out our awesome sponsors Camp Gladiator & Premier Risk Advisors Music by Ari Hayne(5:30p-8p) and Nickie Green(8p-10p) Come join us to kick off our first event of the summer season with these great vendors: The Thrifty Gifter DebbieDuckYarns Pet Wants East Raleigh Pareure, LLC ZenJumps Chainmaille Hank E Panky Farm Wicks for Wags SKP ink Adornments By Anousone Ellen Crankshaw Jewelry On Holiday Jewels Magnificent Concessions Antelopes Den Created2Create Beads Lavender Pop Art Sweet Cravings Cookie Company Labrottie Creations Simons Says Spread This Clewdoodle Da Kine’s Cafe and Kava Bar Light is Love Candles Mamas Salsa Bougie Luminaries Janine Domingues-Vasquez T-Mobile Mike D’s BBQ Awl & Leaf Cheese bread king llc Larger Than Lemons Heroic Effort Crafts Medicine Mamas Farmacy Jules Co. (Formerly Holy Oak Collections) Liz Aldag Ceramics Bohemian Apothecary Co. Simply Adorned 79 The Indigo Guide Moonchicken Plastic Flame Press Farrell Farms Sweet Love Blossoms https://www.facebook.com/events/453152431921759/

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2019 Grand Taste Experience & Wine Garden

June 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Durham Armory

New for 2019 – we are offering two nights of the Grand Taste Experience! Enjoy the “culinary experience of the year,” as one attendee described the Grand TASTE Experience. Spend the evening with hundreds of guests savoring dishes created by 30+ of the best chefs and artisans in our local area. The Thursday Grand Taste Experience will feature craft spirits and beer – as you’ve come to expect at this event – with an emphasis on wine in the Wine Garden with 20+ wineries from around the world. Of course, no soiree is complete without music, so a live band will perform as you TASTE the night away!

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Stress Relief at the Farm (with goats including babies)

June 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Hux Family Farm

We all need some self care time. If you love goats this is the place for you! Every Thursday evening we will offer one hour for all ages to relax, let go of the week’s stress, and enjoy some goat cuddles!

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Ali Wong: The Milk & Money Tour

June 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at DPAC

• This is a strict NO CELL PHONES ALLOWED show and there will be no mobile tickets. • Please leave your phones in your cars or at home. No cellphones, cameras or recording devices will be allowed at this show and bringing your phone will delay your entry time. Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 1 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM Artist Presale : Wed, 27 Feb 2019 at 10:00 AM Live Nation Presale : Thu, 28 Feb 2019 at 10:00 AM

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Thursdays Live on the Patio

June 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Patio at Unscripted

Live music poolside every Thursday. This week: Wiley Fosters. Free and open to the public 21 and over.

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Bulls vs. Tides

June 27, 2019 @ 7:05 pm to 10:05 pm at Afforda-BULL Eats

Your Thursdays just got better. With the new Afforda-BULL Eats, you’ll have the opportunity to get 14 different items at a discounted price! We’re continuing our season-long celebration of the 150 years of innovation since Durham’s incorporation. The Durham Bulls will rebrand as the Durham Tobacconists, an ode to the first professional baseball team in the city, tonight!

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Orquesta GarDel

June 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Golden Belt Campus

On April 19th Orquesta Gardel was scheduled to perform on the Golden Belt SummerStage. Due to severe weather the concert was rescheduled to June 27th. Join us for a night filled with music, art, dance, food, and fun.

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Trivia!

June 27, 2019 @ 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Fullsteam Brewery

It’s Trivia… you know the deal. Answer some questions and have some fun. Win stuff if you’re feeling smart. Drink beer regardless.

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PopUp Coffee Truck – Ecology

June 28, 2019 @ 7:30 am to 9:30 am at American Tobacco Campus

Diamond View Park @ Aloft Circle 345 Blackwell Street Durham, NC Friday, June 14 Friday, June 21 Friday, June 28 730 am – 930 am Featuring Passenger Coffee served in compostable cups. Espresso, Latte, Hand Pour, Nitro and more! Pastries hand-crafted by East Durham Bake Shop.

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Golden Age of Day Drinking with Boulevard!

June 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 11:59 pm at Beer Study – Durham

We’re not telling you to take a day off from work… but maybe just play hooky at your favorite bar drinking some awesome beer from Boulevard Brewing Company? We will have available sweet swag! Keep the Boulevard pint glass (while supplies last), we will have awesome Bucket List inspired coasters to help you write down your dreams and keep them all together in one place! We also will offer scratch off tickets to win fun Boulevard Brewing prizes. Pop on by for a fun day and we will enjoy those Summer Stay-cation Vibes at Beer Study with you!

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Durty Bull Jazz Dinner

June 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company

We’re taking you down to the Creole State on the final Fridays of May and June. Enjoy Baton Rouge Cuisine and live Jazz music from 6 to 8 pm, and be sure to hang out after for our weekly open mic stand-up comedy show in the barrel room!

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BRC Crawfish Boil at Durty Bull

June 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company

Come join us for a Crawfish Boil! Live Jazz music from 6-8 pm, and Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy from 8-9:30 pm.

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Ricardo Diquez y la Orquesta Trópico w/ StArt of Cool

June 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Durham Central Park

Ricardo Diquez and The Tropic Orchestra is a Caribbean dance Orchestra dedicated to Merengue, Son, Cha Cha and especially Salsa. Ricardo Diquez and The Tropic Orchestra is a Caribbean dance Orchestra, consisting of local and international musicians. The popularity of Latin rhythms such as Merengue, Cha Cha, and Salsa, allowed the group to perform a wide range of styles in festivals and places where people can listen, dance, learn, and most of all enjoy the rhythms of Latin music. Art of Cool Project’s StArt of Cool jazz students will open the evening.

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Fourth Friday Fire

June 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at West Point on the Eno – Environmental Education Pavilion, 5253 N Roxboro St. Durham, NC

There may be nothing better than sitting next to a warm, crackling campfire. Durham Parks and Recreation Outdoor Recreation invites you to join us for a Fourth Friday Fire. Learn about the wonder of nature from knowledgeable staff while sitting by the fire. Free and open to all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult). No preregistration required.

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TreeRunner’s Prince and Princess Glow Night

June 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm at TreeRunner Raleigh

Join the TreeRunner staff at Raleigh for a magical night in the park. Dress as your favorite prince, princess, wizard or another fairy tale character and come climb in the trees. Take pictures with fairytale characters and listen to your favorite fairy tale tunes. The Park is set to glow with color arches, LED sequence lighting, lasers, and other brilliant fares. Enjoy climbing and zip lining through the two glow tunnels. All paid climbers will receive glow attire.

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Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy at Durty Bull

June 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company

Friday night open mic stand-up comedy is back in 2019! Come out to the brewery from 8-9:30 pm each week to enjoy a free show put on by Rob Schneider Comedy – Not That One and some of our area’s own rising comedian talent. Arrive early for a good seat and to grab some food from the night’s truck before the show!

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The Ultimate Queen Celebration Starring Marc Martel

June 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm at DPAC

The Ultimate Queen Celebration starring Marc Martel will be performing at DPAC on Friday June 28, 2019 and is an absolute must see for Queen fans. Martel is the ideal match for The Ultimate Queen Celebration, an explosive, attention-commanding tribute where some of the most iconic rock anthems of all time collide with a theatrical performance style and eye-popping production.

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Fourth Friday Film Series

June 28, 2019 @ 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm at Golden Belt Campus

Each Fourth Friday of the month join us for a night of art, film, food and fun. This is free and open to the public.

June 28th- Sprinter (feature film) Synopsis: SPRINTER tells the story of Akeem Sharp who is set to be Jamaica’s next big track-and-field sensation. Akeem hopes a rise in the track and field world will take him to the U.S. to reunite him with his mother who has supported the family while living as an illegal resident for over a decade. But Akeem’s rising star is weighed down by turmoil at home: a volatile father, and an unruly older brother who insinuates himself into Akeem’s career as a means of escaping – or perhaps enhancing – his scam artist hustle. Not only does Akeem have to prove to himself and everyone that he can succeed, but also overcome the struggles that may ultimately bring him down. Run Time: 90 minutes

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Berlin Brothers & Sisters at Fullsteam

June 28, 2019 @ 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Fullsteam Brewery

The Berlin Brothers are back at Fullsteam with 2 of their favorite Berlin Sisters – Alexandra Valladares & Melanie Ferraro! Not to be missed! FREE ADMISSION!

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Durham Craft Market

June 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at Durham Craft Market

The Durham Craft Market is made up of a wide variety of high quality, affordable arts and crafts. Everything at the Market is handcrafted by and being sold by the person who made it! We are proud to provide a marketplace for local handmade arts and crafts that encourages creativity and design innovation and honors the art of craftsmanship. Meet your local artists and find out how they make their craft.

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Free Yoga in the Park with Blue Point Yoga

June 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am to 10:00 am at Durham Central Park

Join Blue Point Yoga experienced teachers for a fun morning of yoga and community in Durham Central Park! Durham Central Park and Blue Point Yoga’s have teamed up to offer another season of free Saturday morning yoga classes for students of all levels. Yoga combines physical poses that build strength, flexibility and balance, with mindfulness practices that reduce the effects of stress and encourage overall well-being. Time: Saturday mornings at 9 am, starting May 4 Location:

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Roots Farmers’ Market

June 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Bright Leaf Historic District

Visit us in the Brightleaf Square courtyard, our new location! Shop for fresh, locally-sourced vegetables, fruits, meat, eggs, and more; convenient to Brightleaf stores, restaurants, and all of downtown Durham. We will be there every Saturday, rain or shine, from April 6 through November, 9 a.m. to Noon. Validated parking in the lot across from the main courtyard entrance on North Gregson Street and very close to the Bull City Connector bus stops along West Main Street.

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Yoga with Art

June 29, 2019 @ 9:30 am to 10:30 am at Global Breath Studio

STRETCH your horizons at 21c Museum Hotel Durham’s weekly series from 9:30-10:30am. BYOM (bring your own mat) for Yoga with Art. Flex those creative muscles as you work through a variety of poses in our gallery spaces. Sessions are just $10 at the door and are led by certified yoga teachers from Global Breath Studio. Attendees should bring their own mat or towel and water and arrive early to ensure a spot because space is limited.

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Family Fun Series

June 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Golden Belt Campus

One Saturday of the month join us for our family fun series. This is FREE and open to the public. Here is what you can expect: 10am-12pm: Come to the plaza for family friendly activities for kids and parents to enjoy.

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Golden Belt Yoga

June 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 11:45 am at Hi-Wire Brewing at Golden Belt

Golden Belt Yoga with Kirsten takes place at Hi-Wire Brewing’s Durham, NC taproom every Saturday at 11-11:45am. The class will be set to music, open to all levels, and will be $5 (bring your own mat).

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Pollinator Party!

June 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Honeygirl Meadery

June is National Pollinator Month, so of course we have to celebrate our favorite buzzy pollinators! Join us and our pollinator-loving friends this Saturday and enjoy some mead, honey, and more! $1 from every glass sale will support Durham’s very own Bee City organization! **We’ll be releasing an EXCLUSIVE SMALL BATCH OF MEAD MADE WITH ALL DURHAM HONEY from hives from Bee Downtown. AVAILABLE THIS WEEKEND ONLY**

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Live Music: The River Otters

June 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company

The River Otters will be doing a free, live performance in the taproom on Saturday, June 29th, from 4-6 pm.

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Date Night Series Paint and Sip

June 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Bull McCabes

Create lasting memories with your spouse/partner while learning to paint a custom painting and sipping wine. The class will be lead by Artist Tracey D. Graves, while you sip on a complimentary glass of wine (or beer). Paint and Sip includes: Design Instruction Canvas and Paint Supplies 1 Complimentary drink (per person)

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Taste 2019: Southern Feast 7-Course Dinner

June 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

Take your tastebuds on an edible exploration of Southern food heritage! All seven courses will highlight the different ethnic elements that define our Southern food flavors. Expect a diverse menu from a variety of chefs and cultures, signature cocktails by Kingfisher and Durham Distillery, five courses of wine pairings, feasting tables, a historic overview and entertainment by ShaLeigh Dance Works that will make this an evening to remember.

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Speed Friending – Singles & Couples

June 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Barley Labs

Have you just moved to the area? Do you find it hard to make new friends now that school is behind you? Join our Speed Friending event! RSVP: This is FREE to attend, but it will help us if you can RSVP before the event. You can register as a couple if you’d like to make other “couple” friends or by yourself: https://forms.gle/ggczxc3s2YgsiHpF6 We’ve loved watching our customers make friends with each other in our bar, and we thought this event would be great for those who might need a little more help (or for those who don’t need help at all but just think this will be fun). Hosted by Danielle, she’ll lead you through some prompts, and you’ll have a few minutes to get to know a new person. Then, you’ll switch and meet someone new. After, you’ll have time to hang with your new friends. As always, dogs are allowed as long as they are well-behaved, not aggressive, and don’t bark excessively.

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Sunday Morning Flow: Rooftop Yoga with Global Breath Studio

June 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am to 9:00 am at Unscripted Durham

We could all use a little more balance. Get grounded and flow with us at Unscripted Durham with poolside yoga taught by instructors from Global Breath Studio. Broaden your horizons, soak up the sun, and awaken into your day with an accessible all-levels class Bring your swimsuit! Post-yoga pool dips are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED. Classes are $10 at the door or via Global Breath class pass. Complimentary water and mats provided (or you can bring your own mat) **Sunday Morning Flow yoga classes are free for all Unscripted Durham hotel guests. Provide your room number and show your room key upon arrival**

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Yoga with Art

June 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am to 10:30 am at Global Breath Studio

STRETCH your horizons at 21c Museum Hotel Durham’s weekly series from 9:30-10:30am. BYOM (bring your own mat) for Yoga with Art. Flex those creative muscles as you work through a variety of poses in our gallery spaces. Sessions are just $10 at the door and are led by certified yoga teachers from Global Breath Studio. Attendees should bring their own mat or towel and water and arrive early to ensure a spot because space is limited.

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Taste 2019: Let There Be Brunch!

June 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Clouds Brewing

The mother of all brunches caps off the Taste event schedule. Chefs from It’s a Southern Thing, Loaf and Clouds Brewing will each man their own stations to prepare signature sweet and savory brunch staples. Clouds Brewing will serve their finest craft beer, and no brunch event would be complete without Bloody Marys and Screwdrivers – so we have the folks at Bedlam Vodka preparing an over-the-top bar of your favorite daytime cocktails.

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Brunches Brew

June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Golden Belt Campus

Brunches Brew is our weekly jazz jam brunch hosted by Alan Thompson (Zoocru, sax). Each Sunday grab a seat on the lawn and enjoy good vibes, food trucks and a cold brew from Hi-Wire. This event is FREE.

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Reggae on the Rooftop

June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at The Patio at Unscripted

Selector B Steady and DJ Algoriddim spin classic reggae on vinyl. Free and open to the public 21 and over. Minimum food and beverage spend may be required.

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Sunday Funday at Pour!

June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 12:00 pm at Pour Taproom

Come enjoy games, coloring, food and drinks at Pour Taproom on Sunday. Kids eat free all-day and everyone is welcome! Bring the whole crew for a family-friendly environment to end your weekend! Mr. Steve’s Music Lab goes on every first and last Saturday of the month! Perfect music for the kids to jam out to!!

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Youth Bluegrass Jam at Locopops

June 30, 2019 @ 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm at Locopops

Join us at the Locopops Dessert Cafe for a Youth Bluegrass Jam hosted by PineCone – Piedmont Council of Traditional Music on Sunday, June 30 from 2:30-4pm. Calling all youth musicians who play fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo and bass. You are invited to bring your instrument and jam with your peers–other kids in the area who enjoy playing the same types of music you do! The youth jam will include some skill building and songs will be determined depending on the skill levels of the group. We’ll learn a featured song at the beginning of each jam, then play a variety of tunes together. Participants are also encouraged to bring a prepared song to sing and/or play with the group. This event is free.

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Ponysaurus Brewing Co. Summer Movie Series

June 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm at Ponysaurus Brewing

You’re invited to our FREE Summer Movie Series! Join us on the patio EVERY Sunday for flicks on the big screen! There’s beer. There are $1 snacks. There’s a movie on the patio! Visit the Taproom Calendar for upcoming Big Screen showtimes: http://ponysaurusbrewing.com/events

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