FRIDAY

Third Friday
Friday (3/16), 6-9pm, Durham

Spend your evening exploring all that downtown Durham has to offer! Be sure to stop by all of the local galleries, artist studios, shops, and restaurants that will be open late one night a month. 

Plus, prepare to hear some talented musicians as you stroll through downtown. Third Friday features local musicians around every corner! Learn more about Third Friday Durham here.

 

SATURDAY

Reptile & Amphibian Day
Saturday (3/17), 9am-5pm, Raleigh

Head to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science this Saturday to celebrate the 24th annual Reptile & Amphibian Day! This year’s theme? Lizards!

Explore the museum all day, and be sure to check out live exhibits of live animals, crafts, and activities! This event is perfect for all ages, so grab the whole family and we’ll see you there! Learn more here.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
Saturday (3/17), 10am, Raleigh

Grab your place to stand along Fayetteville Street this Saturday morning to enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day Parade! The parade starts at 10am, and will be followed by the Wearin’ ‘O the Green Festival. The Festival will take place at City Plaza and will include live music and dancing, Leprechaun Lane fun for the kids, vendor and craft booths, and of course plenty of food!

Learn more about this St. Patrick’s Day celebration here!

Cary Arbor Day Celebration
Saturday (3/17), 1-3pm, Cary

Celebrate the importance of trees this Saturday afternoon at the Cary Arbor Day Celebration! A tree dedication ceremony will kick off the event, which will be followed by tree-themed crafts for kids, education, and entertainment. Be sure to get there in time to pick up your free tree to take home with you!

This is a free festival, learn more here.