Weekly Planner

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every thursday

Trivia Night

7:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Brew Works holds a fun, family-friendly trivia night. Hosted by Pam Skinner. Brewery gift certificates to top three participants. Unlimited number of teams.

every thursday

Best Buds Dog Walk

6:15 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Bring your dog and join in on a short walk through historic downtown with “water” stops for the dogs along the route and beer stop for the humans at the beginning and end of the walk.

thursday, oct. 12

Homeschool Days — Shark Dissection

9 - 11 a.m.

Imagination Station

Nash Street

In this class participants will demystify these incredible creatures and focus on the diversity of species, diet specialization, and how the most important fish in the sea came to become known as “man eaters.” During the second half, a shark will be dissected. The cost is $14 per person for second grade and up.

every friday

Karaoke Night

8 - 11 p.m.

Westview Lanes

1700 Ward Blvd.

Eat, drink and sing each Friday night at the bowling alley.

friday, oct. 13

Wine Tasting

5 - 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join host Steve Eudy and Jay Hyde of Empire Distributors for a tiered wine tasting. Complimentary portion and a reserve portion is optional for $8 per person.

saturday, oct. 14

Black Creek Heritage Day Festival

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Black Creek

A street dance will be held Friday night. Other activities will be held at different times on Saturday. For more information, call Ellen Dawson at 252-243-3540 or email edawson59@yahoo.com.

saturday, oct. 14

Flat Pickin’ and Buck Dancin’

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. with activities 8 - 11 a.m.

Tobacco Farm Life Museum

U.S. 301 S., Kenly

Enjoy bluegrass and country music at the museum. Each Saturday demonstrations and displays of traditional arts, crafts and trades are featured on-site. All activities are included with regular admission to the museum.

monday, oct. 16

Ceramic Mug Class

2 p.m.

Wilson County Public Library

249 Nash St.

Adults and children age 12 and over are invited to preregister for the ceranmic mug class that will be held in the conference room.

every monday

Open Mic Night

6:30 - 9:15 p.m. (last call)

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Every Monday will be open mic at Brew Works. Attendees should come early to get on the schedule for the evening. Each performer will have a 15-minute time slot. Community Jam at 9:30 p.m. to close out the night. Food delivery available from Tig’s Courtyard.

Every monday


7 p.m.


2117 Forest Hills Road

Brewmasters will have Geeks Who Drink trivia every Monday.

Every monday


7 p.m.


2801 Ward Blvd., Brentwood

Three teams win gift certificates.

every tuesday

Karaoke Night

7:30 p.m.

Ace’s Ale House

3710 Peppermill Drive

Eat, drink and sing every Tuesday at Ace’s Ale House.

every wednesday

Trivia Night

8 p.m.

Ace’s Ale House

3710 Peppermill Drive

Ace’s Ale House hosts a fun, family-friendly trivia.

Every wednesday

Beer Runners Club

5 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Runners are welcome to join in the route through historic downtown and return to the brewery for a cold craft beverages.

Saturday, Oct. 21

The Great Onesie Bar Crawl

3 - 9 p.m.

Fayetteville Street


Downtown Raleigh is being taken over for a ridiculously comfortable crawl. Unleash your inner spirit animal, and throw on your favorite onesie. This will be the largest, and most comfortable day party in history.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Fourth Anniversary Party

11 a.m. - 11 p.m.


2117 Forest Hills Road W

Come celebrate four years of craft beer, sandwiches, and the whole crew’s crazy shenanigans. The party will feature the bands Mike the Prophet from Durham and Driftwood from Binghamton, New York.

Saturday, Oct. 21

When the Paws Hit the Pavement

11 a.m.

Ace’s Ale House

3710 B Peppermill Drive

When The Paws Hit The Pavement is a charity event Ace’s is hosting in an effort to raise $1,000 that will in turn go to The Maggie Society. Tickets are $25 and it’s a social event for dogs and their owners. 100 percent of the proceeds are charitable and your $25 will get you a ticket to meet other doggies and their owners, a gift basket that both you and your beloved canine will enjoy.

Sunday, Oct. 22

Trick or Eat Food Truck Rodeo

Noon - 5 p.m.

11 W. Main St., Suite 202, Garner

Back for a fourth year, the Trick or Eat Food Truck Rodeo will bring families together to enjoy 14 food trucks, three breweries, street music and local artisans.

Friday, Oct. 13

Friday the 13th Tattoos

Noon - 8 p.m.

Modern Electric Tattoo

411 S Wesleyan Blvd., Rocky Mount

Cliff, Nathan and Ian will be offering walk-in sessions for Friday the 13th themed tattoos! They will only be doing Friday the 13th-themed designs for this event. All tattooing will be done on a first-come, first-served basis. Special pricing will be offered on designs created for the event. Clients can bring in their Friday the 13th-themed designs, but they must require minimal drawing time. Each client will receive a maximum of 2 hours for their session.

Saturday, OCt. 14

Dickinson Avenue After Dark

7 p.m.

Dickinson Aveune Historic District


The all-local and totally quirky beer festival will showcase breweries and wineries east of I-95 plus food trucks, cupcakes, and other tasty treats. Also listen to live music as you sip.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Monarch Festival

10 a.m.

Sandy Creek Park

3510 Sandy Creek Drive, Durham

In celebration of the Monarchs, the third annual Sandy Creek Monarch Festival will feature music, family friendly activities and food. The activities include face painting, balloon animals, story walks, and others. Experts will be giving talks about Monarch biology, ecology, and conservation and pollinator friendly plants will be available for purchase.

Sunday, Oct. 15

Sunday in the Park

1 p.m.

Herman Park


Bring the whole family for a day in the park. Free music, crafts, art and food vendors will be available in Herman Park. Environment is family and pet- friendly.

Friday, Oct. 13

Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour

7:30 p.m.

Tobacco Road Tours

300 Fayetteville St., 1918, Raleigh

The Raleigh Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour is a family-friendly 1.5 mile walking tour designed for goblins (children 8 year and older) seeking a unique and different downtown experience. The walk combines local ghost stories, folklore and local history as it takes you to four different ghost and paranormal sites. Stories from the late 1700s through the 20th century will be explored with an entertaining twist. Advance purchase required at tobaccoroadtours.com.

every wednesday

Dart League

7 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

All dart players are welcome. Also open to those interesting in learning the game.