May 17, 2024 - Things to Do

A weekender guide for the Triangle

Illustration of a restaurant check with the word "weekend" scribbled on it.

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

Get ready for a busy weekend in the Triangle, including:

🎨 Shop for local art on Saturday and Sunday at Artsplosure, Raleigh's annual arts festival on Fayetteville Street.

🇬🇷 Explore Greek cuisine and music at Durham's Greek Festival on Saturday and Sunday.

🌽 Celebrate North Carolina agriculture at the Department of Agriculture's Got To Be NC Festival at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

🌍 Attend the 54th edition of Durham's Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival on Saturday, celebrating African and African-American history, culture, food and arts.

🚐 Check out the Brier Creek Food Truck Festival on Sunday, featuring more than 50 food trucks.

⚾️ Watch No. 11 Duke baseball take on No. 7 UNC in Durham on Friday and Saturday.

🎸 Honor the legacy of North Carolina music legend Libba Cotten with the Freight Train Blues concert series in downtown Carrboro on Friday.


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