We're so excited about this weekend! Downtown Raleigh's popular Moore Square is finally complete & will be celebrating their grand opening after months & months of construction! We welcome Downtown Raleigh's newest gathering spot with anticipation towards many new upcoming events to be had there, such as movie nights & festivals! Keep an eye out for our future posts!

In addition to Moore Square taking the spotlight this week, it's also First Friday all over Downtown Raleigh! You can watch How to Train Your Dragon in Knightdale, Moana in Chapel Hill & Iron Giant at Moore Square. Plus, it's time again for the evening Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo & Knightdale will have their food truck rodeo with the movie!

Last but certainly not least, there are music series all over, a Jamaica Pride Picnic, Cary's Bands, Bites & Boats, Family Day at the Contemporary Art Museum, a chance to Meet the Heels and so much more! 

*Be sure to check outdoor events for weather updates*

Friday (8/2)

5-8p: Fridays on the Front Porch at Carolina Inn featuring The Humble Pig & Pie Pushers in Chapel Hill *Music Series*

5-8p BANDS BITES & BOATS featuring Garland Mason at Bond Park in Cary (Summer Series)

6-8p: Culture Pop-Up at Moore Square in Downtown Raleigh

6-9p: Acoustic Nights in the District featuring Grace Bell at Park West in Morrisville *Music Series*

6-9p FIRST FRIDAY ART GALLARY WALK, Downtown Raleigh *Recurs every 1st Friday*

6p: Meadowmont Music Series featuring Too Much Fun at Meadowmont Village in Chapel Hill *Music Series*

7-9p: Bynum Front Porch Music featuring Nevilles Quarter in Pittsboro *Music Series*

7p: Starlight Concert Series featuring Jamrock in Cary *Music Series*

7p: Brightleaf Summer Concert featuring 8 Track Minds in Durham *Music Series*

7:30p First Friday Films & Food Trucks at Knightdale Station Park Amphitheater (Summer Series)
*How to Train Your Dragon*

Saturday (8/3)

11a-4p: Moore Square GRAND OPENING Celebration in Downtown Raleigh

12-3p: Raleigh Family Day at CAM in Downtown Raleigh

12-8p: Jamaica Pride Picnic in Raleigh at Carolina Pines Community

3-6p: Meet the HEELS Day at UNC in Chapel Hill

3-6p: Drum Circle with Eno River Drum Circle at Blue Dogwood Public Market in Chapel Hill

6-8p: Rock the Park  featuring Jazziando Southern Boundries Park in Durham *Music Series*

6-9p: Music on Main at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham *Music Series*

6-9p: Acoustic Nights in the District featuring Faith Bardill at Park West in Morrisville *Music Series*

7p Apex Outdoor Music featuring Molly Burch at Apex Nature Park Amphitheater *Music Series*

7p: Wake Forest Listening Room featuring Katherine Whalen’s Jazz Squad

Sunday

1-5p: “Pay What You Can” at Kidzu Children’s Museum in Chapel Hill
*Recurs every 1st Sunday*

3-9p: Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo *Evening Hours*

6-8p: Live Music on the Village Green in Chapel Hill *Music Series*

6p: Summer Concert Series featuring Thelonius at Pullen Park in Raleigh *Music Series*

6:30-10p: Movies Under the Moon at Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill *Movie Series*
*Moana*

7-11p: Moore Movies at Moore Square in Downtown Raleigh
*Iron Giant*