Raleigh Parks & Recreation

For the entire month of February, Raleigh Parks & Recreation Fitness Centers are open & FREE to the public in celebration of American Heart Month! Just stop by any of their community center locations to pick up your free pass. Once you have your pass, you can visit any community center daily until February 28th! For more information & a list of all their locations, simply click here.

NC Regional “Essentially Ellington” Jazz Festival
Saturday (2/16) 8:30a-5:00p, Chapel Hill

Are you ready to celebrate this beautiful, soulful genre of music this weekend? This is a great event for all ages & is, of course, FREE! This Saturday, UNC’s Music Department is hosting a special treat for our jazz fans out there! This Jazz Festival will feature performances in Kenan Music Building Rehearsal Hall & Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. For a full list of performances & times, click here. For more information on parking & other details, click here.

24th Annual African American Celebration
Saturday (2/16) at 11a, Cary

Every year, the Town of Cary & Cary Theater celebrate the African America Experience! This year’s theme is “A Legacy of Pride” and will feature a panel discussion, “Hidden in the Shadows: A conversation on Immigration in America.” Seating will start at 10:30a and is limited so be sure to get there early! In addition, there will be a wonferful array of live music! For a list of performers & additional details, click here.

Valentine’s Weekend Party
Saturday (2/16) 8p, Fuquay Varina

How about a party this weekend? The first 50 guests who RSVP will receive a FREE ROSE & CHOCOLATE, how sweet!! This one will take place at The Corner Biergarten, a fun dog-friendly German Taproom & Bottle Shop! They offer over 20+ German, Craft, and Domestic Beers on tap, as well as a large selection of Ciders, Wines & Craft Sodas. Come on out & enjoy this special event, hosted by Love Bucket Band! For all the details, click here.