Events this week: Art, pancakes and cocktails

Pancakes and Booze

Raleigh, N.C. — There’s plenty going on the Triangle this week.


Mickey’s Memorial Monday – Drink Drank Drunk in Raleigh is hosting a patio party on Memorial Day with free burgers and hot dogs for lunch from the grill (while they last) with $1 Mickey’s grenades all day.

The Dustbowl Revival – The Dustbowl Revival is an Americana Soul band with eight full-time members who mash the sounds of New Orleans funk, bluegrass, soul, pre-war blues, and roots music. See them at The Pour House.

Friends Trivia – Doherty’s Irish Pub in Apex will host a trivia game for Friends fans.


Yoga on the Lawn – Head to Oak City Brewing for this pay-what-you-can yoga class each Tuesday evening through November.

Willy Porter – Willy blurs the line between indie-folk and rock with his searing signature finger-picking guitar sound, absorbing lyrics, and playful, high-energy live performance style. See him at The Stag’s Head.


Awolnation – The band will play a show at The Ritz.

Cocktail Class and Dinner – Learn how to make three clever spring cocktails and enjoy a buffet style meal from Armadillo Grill at Parliament.

Chingo Bling – The rapper, actor and comedian will play Goodnights Comedy Club.


Pancakes, Booze and Art Show – Lincoln Theatre is home to Raleigh’s largest underground art show featuring 50 emerging artists, live body painting and a free pancake bar. Tickets start at $10.

Durham Bulls: $1 Concessions Night – Hotdog, popcorn and sodas are only $1 at the Bulls game.

Catalinas – The band will play a free show at North Hills from 6 to 9 p.m.

Cocktails for a Cause – Cameron Court apartments is holding a free event to benefit A Place at the Table, Raleigh’s first pay-what-you-can restaurant! There will be $6 Social House Vodka cocktails, food and and live music by Dylan Marcone in the courtyard. This event is open to the public.


Dining After Dark – This event features a lecture followed by a buffet-style dinner with a glass of wine and a self-guided walk through the You Are Here gallery. Tickets are $50 for non-members.

Russ Varnell & His Too Country Band – Strap on your boots and your rhinestone suit and come out for some country music the way it was meant to be. This show is free at The Bullpen.

A Rodgers & Hammerstein Celebration with the NC Symphony – The best of Rodgers and Hammerstein is coming to Booth Amphitheatre. Come hear selections from Oklahoma!, The King and I, South Pacific, The Sound of Music, and more.

Sam Cook Revue – Don’t miss soul singer Thomas Rhyant as he brings to life the music of legendary Sam Cooke. This show is free at The Bullpen.

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