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Aug
28
Tue
Fearrington Farmers’ Market @ Fearrington Village
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Get out your reusable tote bags, the Fearrington Farmers’ Market has returned!
Rain or shine, fresh, local food will be available next door to the Fitch Creation’s Administration building every Tuesday afternoon at 4pm, April through November.
Visit your favorite farmers and discover some new faces. Buy vegetables, cut flowers, meats, preserves and more. We can’t wait to see you there!

Aug
30
Thu
Back Bar’s Inaugural Grad Student Lounge @ The Back Bar at Top of the Hill
Aug 30 all-day

The Back Bar at Top of the Hill is excited to introduce the Grad Student Lounge on Thursday nights. Starting August 30th, Back Bar will offer half off all food for anyone with a UNC graduate student ID every Thursday from opening at 5PM to closing time at 2AM. The Back Bar menu is loaded with pub food staples, like hand-tossed pizzas, BBQ cheese tots, and chicken wings (try them tossed in garlic Sriracha sauce for an extra kick). Plus, Back Bar honors TOPO’s regular Thursday drink special: $3 wheat beers all day long!

Back Bar is TOPO’s more casual counterpart, located on the floor beneath the iconic restaurant & brewery. With classic arcade games, a pool table, darts and foosball, Back Bar is the perfect spot to kick back with your whole crew. With all six of the TOPO craft beers on tap brewed right on-site, including the new Campus Session Series ales, Back Bar guests are guaranteed a hyper-local Chapel Hill experience.

Instantly Healthy Cooking – Learn to cook healthy flavorful vegan meals using Instant Pot @ A Home
Aug 30 – Aug 31 all-day

Learn how to make healthy meals using unprocessed plant foods as the key ingredients, Indian spices as the key flavors using the instant pot as the key cooking tool. Learn basics of instant pot cooking including initial set up and how to use various settings. All recipes are oil, meat, dairy and gluten free. Here’s what the experience will include: * Instant Pot- lentil soup, chana masala, quinoa and tofu with vegetables. *How to make your own soy yogurt in instant pot and give you some starter to take home. *We will end the meal with a healthy dessert like Tofu chocolate mousse. *We will also do a mindfulness meditation practice at the beginning of cooking and eating.

Sep
1
Sat
Wood Fired Pizza in a Garden near the Eno @ A Garden in Hillsborough
Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We’ve been experimenting with pizza in our home-made wood fired oven for a few years and quite a few of our friends call it “the best ever”. You’ll get to taste different pizza straight out of the oven and you are welcome to try your hand at it. Maybe you’ll end up building your own oven one day. You are welcome to start your visit with a relaxing late afternoon stroll through our four-acre garden along the banks of the Eno.

Sep
4
Tue
Fearrington Farmers’ Market @ Fearrington Village
Sep 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Get out your reusable tote bags, the Fearrington Farmers’ Market has returned!
Rain or shine, fresh, local food will be available next door to the Fitch Creation’s Administration building every Tuesday afternoon at 4pm, April through November.
Visit your favorite farmers and discover some new faces. Buy vegetables, cut flowers, meats, preserves and more. We can’t wait to see you there!

Sep
7
Fri
Raleigh Greek Festival @ Jim Graham Building at the NC State Fairgrounds
Sep 7 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm

37th Annual Raleigh Greek Festival will be held at the Jim Graham Building at the NC State Fairgrounds. Fri., Sept. 7, 5pm-10pm. Sat., Sept. 8, 11am-10pm. Sun., Sept. 9.11am-6pm. Taste handmade, authentic Greek Food prepared by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church family using recipes handed down for generations. Hear live Greek music and see traditional folk dances. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Habitat for Humanity of Wake County. Go to www.raleighgreekfestival.com for more information and free tickets.

Sep
9
Sun
The Bazaar Art & Craft Market @ The Carrboro Town Commons
Sep 9 all-day

Don’t miss our one and only Fall Bazaar in Carrboro this year! Shop handmade crafts and creations from our 30+ talented local makers, and enjoy awesome eats and drinks from Merry Franksters, Baozi, Thai Box Zing Catering, Yee Haw Doughnuts, Bull City Ciderworks, Mystery Brewing Company, Boro Beverage, and Carrboro Coffee Roasters. We’ll also have Sparkle Body Arts doing mehndi, face painting, and fairy hair, Selector B Steady spinning world beats, and hooping aficionado Bonnie MacDougall who brings hoops for everyone to enjoy! The Bazaar is kid-friendly, dog-friendly, free, and it’s all happening on the Carrboro Town Commons from 12-5 p.m. on Sunday, September 9th!

Sep
13
Thu
Champagne Billecart-Salmon Wine Dinner @ The Fearrington House Restaurant
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us on September 13, to celebrate Billecart-Salmon, the oldest, continuously family-owned Champagne house’s 200th anniversary hosted by the Maison’s US Director, Geoffrey Loisel and Eastern Regional Manager, Clément Calleja, at The Fearrington House Restaurant. This all-Champagne event promises to be an unforgettable dinner that will showcase the house’s classic bottlings including one of its prestige wines, Cuvée Nicolas François, paired with Executive Chef Colin Bedford’s late summer menu.

Seats are at $245 per person, inclusive of a Champagne Reception, seven-course dinner paired with Billecart Salmon wines, service fees, and taxes. For reservations, call 919.542.2121, or purchase your seats to this dinner online. Please note that a valid credit card is needed to guarantee your reservations. The evening begins with a 5:30pm reception, followed by seating at 6pm.

Vidrio Wine Market and Tasting @ Vidrio
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy a fun evening discovering great wines and tasting savory hors d’oeuvres. See, swirl, smell, sip and savor over 35 wines from around the world.

Bottles will be available for purchase so you can take home your favorites! We will have a wide range of options for all tastes, whether you are new to wines and want to expand your palette, or an experienced wine connoisseur looking to get your hands on small production and esoteric labels.

A range of savory hors d’oeuvres will be prepared by Executive Chef, Aaron Whitcomb to snack on while you stroll.

*Note: will be located in our 2nd Floor Fiera Bar & Lounge

The first 50 guests in attendance will receive an exclusive Vidrio wine tote!

Sep
18
Tue
Fearrington Farmers’ Market @ Fearrington Village
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Get out your reusable tote bags, the Fearrington Farmers’ Market has returned!
Rain or shine, fresh, local food will be available next door to the Fitch Creation’s Administration building every Tuesday afternoon at 4pm, April through November.
Visit your favorite farmers and discover some new faces. Buy vegetables, cut flowers, meats, preserves and more. We can’t wait to see you there!

Fearrington Farmers’ Market @ Fearrington Village
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Get out your reusable tote bags, the Fearrington Farmers’ Market has returned!
Rain or shine, fresh, local food will be available next door to the Fitch Creation’s Administration building every Tuesday afternoon at 4pm, April through November.
Visit your favorite farmers and discover some new faces. Buy vegetables, cut flowers, meats, preserves and more. We can’t wait to see you there!

Kingfisher Pop-up at Crawford & Son @ Crawford & Son
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm

Crawford and Son invites guests to be some of the first to experience Kingfisher, Sean Umstead’s Durham-based cocktail bar opening late 2018. During this pop-up, Umstead will serve spirit-free cocktails with proceeds supporting Ben’s Friend’s – a support group aimed at helping those in the hospitality industry who struggle with substance abuse and addiction, co-founded by Chef Scott Crawford.

Sep
20
Thu
Bu•ku Wine Dinner with Mac McDonald of Vision Cellars @ Buku Wake Forest
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm

Join Buku Wake Forest and Wine & Beer 101-Wake Forest as they welcome Mac McDonald of Vision Cellars, who will be highlighting five wines to complement the work of bu•ku executive chef, Andrew Smith. This exquisite five course dining experience will take place Thursday, September 20th at 6:30pm. To reserve your seat to this can’t miss event, call bu•ku Wake Forest at (919) 435-1595.

Feeling French! French Wine Tasting Fest @ The Wine Feed
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Feeling French? Add a little “voila” to your evening with a wine-tasting soiree! Savor favorite French wines from The Wine Feed along with small plates. While you enjoy these sips, Carrie Knowles, award-winning author, will regale you with tales from her time in France that inspired her acclaimed novel, “A Garden Wall in Provence.” She’ll share the secrets to living like a true French citizen (including how to grocery shop there)!
Copies of the book will be available for autograph and purchase.

La Farm Bakery’s Lavender Inspired Wine Dinner with Queen of Wines @ La Farm Bakery
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join La Farm Bakery and Queen of Wines for a four course menu highlighting lavender infused seasonal ingredients on September 20th from 7-9pm. Each course will be paired with French wines from the Rhone Valley wine region in France to complement dishes prepared by Chef Sean Monson. Reservations can be made by calling the bakery at (919) 657-0657.

Sep
21
Fri
Fused Glass and Quilts Featured @ WomanCraft Gifts
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come and celebrate the end of Florence and the wonderful work of two artistans at WomanCraft this Friday
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Carolyn Doyle works in both fabric and clay. At this event, she will be showing several new quilts. You can also explore her beautiful clay creations and fabric items during your visit.

Jennifer Strickland creates beautiful decorative and utilitarian pieces in fused glass. Her pieces are composed of cut, crushed and powdered glass that is then fused in a kiln to create a solid piece.

This is a great opportunity to learn about several mediums from two of the best! And as always – light refreshments are on us!

Sep
22
Sat
First of Fall Farm Dinner Benefitting the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle @ Food Shuttle Farm
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a family-style dinner on the Food Shuttle Farm to celebrate the first night of fall. Proceeds benefit Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s hunger relief programming.

September 22nd | 6pm | Food Shuttle Farm
Dinner + Drinks | Auction | Music

Dinner is graciously provided by:
Sean Fowler, Mandolin
Andrea Reusing, Lantern and The Durham
Matt Kelly, Mateo
Walter Royal, Angus Barn
Brendan Cox, Oakleaf and Alberello
Oscar Diaz, Cortez Seafood + Cocktail

Drinks provided by Social House Vodka & Trophy Brewing

Please park & shuttle from the Food Shuttle – 1001 Blair Drive Drive, Raleigh 27603

Sep
24
Mon
2018 Fall Harvest Moon Celebration @ The Forest Theatre
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

On September 24th, 2018, Edible Campus UNC, along with its cosponsors in UNC’s Center for Study of the American South, Carolina Performing Arts, American Indian Center, Arts Everywhere, and Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, will host its Harvest Moon Celebration– an evening to celebrate the fall season of harvest in the Edible Campus gardens across campus, and the vibrant food cultures of our region. We will hear the stories, songs, and spoken word, of local food heroes and social justice activists, and celebrate the next generation of food leaders. This year’s event will feature Vimala Rajendran of Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe, Spring Council of Mama Dip’s Kitchen, Cecilia Polanco of So Good Pupusas, among others. This event is free and open to the public. Visit http://bit.ly/HarvestMoon18 to register.

Edible Campus UNC is a program of the North Carolina Botanical Garden that creates working landscapes across the UNC Chapel Hill campus to facilitate student engagement in food and agriculture sustainability.

Sep
25
Tue
Brunch with Buku! @ buku
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – Dec 30 @ 3:00 pm

Experience the ultimate brunch at buku, served every Sunday from 10am-3pm, now until December 30th. Enjoy made to order belgian waffles and omelets, hand-sliced turkey, ham and roast beef, and all the fresh baked goods you can eat! Don’t miss the chance to brunch at buku downtown before they move to Cary in 2019!
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Fearrington Farmers’ Market @ Fearrington Village
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Get out your reusable tote bags, the Fearrington Farmers’ Market has returned!
Rain or shine, fresh, local food will be available next door to the Fitch Creation’s Administration building every Tuesday afternoon at 4pm, April through November.
Visit your favorite farmers and discover some new faces. Buy vegetables, cut flowers, meats, preserves and more. We can’t wait to see you there!