| Check out all the happenings around Raleigh this weekend! From bikes to beer, these events offer even more ways for you to shop local and support a locally owned and independent business today.
Happening this weekend!
- Ray Price Capital City Bikefest
- Me Fine Annual Gala
- Flight of Hope- Hops Event
- Glenwood Faire
- Hillsborough St. Roots Fest
Ray Price Capital City Bikefest
For the past 13 years, motorcycle enthusiasts and curious individuals have gathered on Fayetteville Street to enjoy the “biker culture”. The family friendly event has grown into a 3-day weekend event! The Bikefest takes place at the Ray Price dealership all three days, and on Fayetteville Street in downtown Friday night for a Block Party, and all day Saturday. In addition to numerous musical acts, and food and beverages, there are various shows and exhibits, TattooFest, motorcycle-themed vendors and manufacturers, ride-in bike shows, custom bike builders and more!
The event also includes the annual Patriot Ride on the Friday of Bikefest, which raises money for the NC National Guard and Homes for Our Troops. Find more info on Facebook!
Me Fine Annual Gala
Get your tickets today for tonight’s event!
The 2017 Me Fine Foundation Gala presented by Centrifuge Media is tonight, Saturday, September 23rd from 7-11pm at City Club Raleigh downtown. The gala will be a night of celebration with food and drink, a live and silent auction, and music performed by local favorite Crush. Proceeds from the gala will benefit families facing medical crises while being treated at Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals. Me Fine provides financial assistance and emotional support programs to parents and caregivers whose children are receiving long term medical treatment from Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals. Tickets for the event are available online at www.mefinegala.com.
Get a sneak peek of what’s in store https://youtu.be/-p9nx3QITR4
Hops for Hope – A Fundraiser for Children’s Flight of Hope
When: Saturday, September 23, 2-6pm
Where: Raleigh Beer Garden, 614 Glenwood Ave.
Head out to the Raleigh Beer Garden for the 2017 Hops for Hope cask challenge featuring 25 local breweries and their one-of-a-kind brews!
Triangle Hops for Hope is a fundraising event that pairs corporate teams with local breweries to create an original cask of beer and raise money for charity. Participants showcase their creations to hundreds of attendees at an epic beer festival and competition for bragging rights September 23, 2017 at Raleigh Beer Garden.
Proceeds from the event and team fundraising benefit Children’s Flight of Hope, a 501(c)(3) organization that provides air transportation for children to access medical care. Last year’s event raised $45,000 for CFOH.
Live and Local: Roots Fest 2017
Celebrate the roots of North Carolina music and arts at Live & Local: Roots Fest, a FREE festival on Hillsborough Street Saturday, September 23 from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Roots Fest is rain or shine and dog-friendly!
Ike Stubblefield and Friends headline the main stage (corner of Enterprise Street and Hillsborough Street) at 7:30 p.m. and the Maggie Valley Band headlines the Pogue Street stage at 6:30 p.m.
When: Sunday, September 24, 2017 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Where: Tarlton Parking Lot & The Patio at Glenwood Center, 124-126 Glenwood Ave. & 301 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh 27603
Check out all Glenwood South has to offer and enjoy small bites, samples of beer, wine & cocktails, shopping, and activities from dozens of Glenwood South restaurants, retailers, and businesses. $20 to taste and experience all that Glenwood South has to offer, plus access to guest only specials at many Glenwood South establishments makes this the best deal around! Restaurants posting up will be: Clouds Brewing, The Cortez Seafood + Cocktail, DeMo’s Pizzeria and Deli, Hibernian Pub, Mulino Italian Kitchen & Bar, My Way Tavern Raleigh, Pho Pho Pho, Plates Neighborhood Kitchen, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, Sushi Blues Cafe, Sushi O Raleigh, NC, The Rockford. Tobacco Road Sports Cafe & Xoco!
A portion of the proceeds from The Glenwood Faire will go directly to our neighbors at St. Sauvior’s Community Center, The Community Music School, and the remainder will go to the Glenwood South Neighborhood Collaborative to fund further events to benefit the Glenwood South businesses and community