In the region July 2018

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Saturday, July 7

World Beer Festival Raleigh

Noon to 4 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m.

N.C. State Fairgrounds, Raleigh

More than 75 breweries from across the country are participating in this event. Sample more than 250 beers. Event will include live entertainment and a food truck rodeo. Purchase tickets for one of the two sessions. Tickets are $35 for general admission and $50 VIP. Designated driver is $25.

Wednesday, July 25

Big Three Comedy Tour

Goodnight's Comedy Club, Raleigh

The event features King Keraun, Donnivin Jordan and D'Lai in a blend of skits and live stand-up. The show is for adults ages 18 and older. For tickets call 919-828-5233.

Wednesdays, May-August

Umbrella Market

5 to 8 p.m.

Uptown Greenville

5th and Evans streets

At this weekly open air night market, find fresh produce, meats, handmade arts, antiques, baked goods, local brew, live music and more. Held every Wednesday from May 2 through Aug. 29.

July 14-20

Shark Week

N.C. Aquarium

1 Roosevelt Blvd.

Pine Knoll Shores

Family-friendly programs planned including crafts, activities and displays designed to teach about sharks and their essential role in the ocean ecosystem and the threats they face. Free with admission. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. including most holidays.