Friday, May 24, 2013

5 Things To Try This Weekend in the Triangle


Animazement is an annual convention in Raleigh, NC that celebrates the world of Japanese visual culture through anime, manga, video games, J-rock, martial arts, traditional crafts, and more! Live tweet a Guest or Fan Panel Session from the convention and collect as many autographs as you can from your favorite Cosplayers!

When: May 23 - May 26
Where: Raleigh Convention Center
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Glenwood South Monthly Market

Get involved in supporting your local economy by shopping local Triangle businesses at the Glenwood South Monthly Market. The markets will feature 40 vendors set up along North Street and will be held on the last Saturday of each month until October. 

Saturday, May 25, 2013 10am - 3pm
Downtown Raleigh, Near Hibernian Pub on North St.
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Motley Tones at the Downtown Cary Farmers Market

With their unique blend of classical and folk harmonies and off-kilter sense of humor, The Motley Tones have emerged as a popular local street show. Join in and sign a sea shanty and then take a picture with a pirate! Bonus: It's also Cooking Sample Day!

When: Saturday, May 25, 8:00am - 12:30pm
Where: Downtown Cary - Park & Academy St.

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Summerfest Opening Night

Wear your summer whites, pack up a picnic with friends and celebrate the beauty of North Carolina and music at this outdoor summer kick off event. Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre offers a dramatic backdrop for music that is out of this world – as well as costume contests, instrument zoos, picnics, games, prizes and so much more. 

When: Saturday, May 25, Gates Open at 5pm, Show Starts at 7:30pm 
Where: Koka Booth Amphitheatre - 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC


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Cocktail Taste Test Party

Throw a Memorial Day backyard cookout or pool party and test out a few cocktail recipes like the Oak City Summer or the Franklin Street Fizz using locally brewed Slingshot Coffee.

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If you have a chance to try any of these this weekend let me know! Share a tweet or photo by using the hashtag #5thingstriangle on Twitter and Instagram!  

Have a great weekend!


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