There’s always something to do in The Triangle! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Raleigh-Durham this week.
1. VIEWS FROM DURHAM
Monday, June 12, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Continue to innovate your cool this summer with night sky telescopic views, science exhibits, music and cocktail specials on the Durham Hotel’s rooftop. Guided constellation tours will be provided by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center. Learn more here.
2. PNC DOWNTOWN RALEIGH MOVIE SERIES: CLUELESS
Friday, June 16, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Celebrate #FlashbackFriday with the classic flick, “Clueless.” In addition to the film feature, the night includes music by DJ Pangean with the best food trucks in The Triangle. The fun kicks off at 5:00 p.m. and the movie begins at sundown. Learn more here.
3. TGP TRAP AEROBICS
Friday, June 16, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Sweat with swag to your favorite trap songs at this fitness class in celebration of the first anniversary month of The Girlfriends Pod and Empower Dance Studio. A DJ will keep it live all night with the latest party bangers and swag bags for your workout crew. Learn more here.
4. BIZ MARKIE: 80’S VS 90’S
Friday, June 16, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Calling all ’80’s and ’90’s babies! This party is for you. Biz Markie will be in the building spinning the latest hits from both eras. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the fun begins at 8:00 p.m. Arrive early for prime real estate. Learn more here.
5. BARCODE SILENT PARTY 2.0
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
If you missed the last one a few months ago, here’s another chance to attend one of the most lit parties! Party to your own beat with three DJs pumping hit music directly to your headphones, from trap music to hip-hop and reggae. Don’t miss it! Learn more here.
6. JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Celebrate our independence day with entertaining, educational and uplifting events in downtown Durham. Clothing, food, art and specialty item vendors will also be onsite. Learn more here.
7. SCRATCH AND SIP POP UP SHOP & DAY PARTY
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
If you’re looking to pick up some really good records or cool art, this is where you need to be! Join Remix Vinyl Record Boutique at their pop up shop in Durham with live DJs spinning, drink specials and vendors. Learn more here.
8. THE REAL QUES COOKING COMPETITION
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The BBQ season is here! Bring your crew to the Ques Cook Competition hosted by the Xi Mu Mu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Be ready to play your best hand of spades, learn a new line dance and most importantly, taste some of the finest grill work. Learn more here.
9. FATHER’S DAY FOOD TRUCK RODEO
Sunday, June 18, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Chow down with your pops or loved one in Durham Central Park with more than 50 food trucks and craft breweries, including favorites American Meltdown, Mama Dukes and Pie Pushers. West African dance music will be performed by artists Diali Cissokho and Kaira Ba. Learn more here.
10. COLE 4 YOUR EYEZ ONLY WORLD TOUR
Sunday, June 18, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Cole continues his “4 Your Eyez Only Tour” in Greensboro. Similar to last week’s Chance concert, stash some energy drinks in the car for your drive back to The Triangle. Let’s start the work week on a good foot. Learn more here.
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