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Published: 2022-08-18 06:00:00
Updated: 2022-08-18 06:00:00
Posted August 18, 2022 6:00 a.m. EDT
By Kathy Hanrahan, WRAL lifestyle editor
— Comedy, craft beer and more fun are ahead this weekend!
Kevin Hart – Emmy and Grammy nominated Kevin Hart brings his “Reality Check” world tour to PNC Arena in Raleigh on Saturday, Aug. 20. This event will be a phone-free experience. Your phone will be secured in an individual pouch that will be opened at the end of the event.
Margaret Cho – See his comedian, actor, entrepreneur and musician on stage at Raleigh Improv on Aug. 19 and 20.
Jack Johnson – Jack Jackson with special guest Ziggy Marley will play Coastal Credit Union Music Park on Aug. 21.
Two Durhams Beer Festival – This festival is being held Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Durham Central Park. Admission is free. The event will celebrate the sister cities of Durham, NC and Durham, UK! There will be lots of beer to sample as Durham breweries brew Durham UK beer.
Caribmask Carnival The Raleigh-Durham AfroCaribbean-Association presents the 9th Annual CaribMask Carnival Parade and Festival Village on Saturday on Fayetteville Street. Parade begins at noon. The festival village will open a the close of the parade.
Bowstring’s 2nd Year anniversary party – Bowstring’s 2 Year Anniversary Party is Saturday and Sunday. There will be live music, vendors, food trucks (including a Sunday brunch truck) and more!
Durham Rock the Park series – Enjoy a free movie screening of Love and Basketball starting at 8:30 p.m. at Durham Central Park.
Beer, Bacon and Bluegrass (Oaklyn Springs Brewery, 2912 North Main Street, Fuquay-Varina) – Oaklyn Springs Brewery will host this event on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. It will feature live bluegrass music, freshly cooked bacon and craft beer.
Dog Daze Of Summer (The Great Raleigh Trolley, 1610 Automotive Way, Raleigh) – Tap Yard Raleigh welcomes all humans and canines to celebrate the Dog Daze of summer on Saturday. This event will raise money for Cause for Paws. There will be live music, food trucks, beer and a photobooth.
Artspace Summer Celebration (Artspace, 201 E. Davie St., Raleigh) – Artspace is hosting this family-friendly event on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. Explore the exhibition of artwork created by students in this year’s Summer Art Camps, get creative with materials provided by the Scrap Exchange in an open studio, enjoy a live music performance by Kidznotes, and take home a book from Wake Up and Read! Artspace’s Summer Celebration is free and open to the public.
Neon Nights Adventure Family Scavenger Hunt (Raleigh City Plaza, 400 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh) – Search in the City presents the Neon Nights Adventure Family Scavenger Hunt — a competitive, 60 minute, family-friendly scavenger hunt perfect for exploring Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. The event happens on select Saturdays in City Plaza.
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