February 2023, Issue II
A group of women standing in an art gallery look down at a row of blooming pink flowers displayed in vases on the floor, filling the bottom half of the photo
The Biggest Events of March in Raleigh, N.C.
Comedy nights, beer celebrations, performing arts events, blooming flowers and more—hello, March! SEE EVENTS
Shop, Eat and Play at Fenton in Cary, N.C.
A dusk photo of the exterior of some buildings in a shopping center, with the word 'FENTON' displayed with lights on top of one of the buildings and a busy two-story bar in the foreground
For a day of shopping, good eats, celebratory drinks and more, Fenton is the Raleigh area's newest bustling entertainment district. READ MORE
North Carolina Freedom Park Will Open This Summer in Downtown Raleigh
A rendering of future North Carolina Freedom Park, with walkways and greenery and a 40-foot-tall yellow sculpture in the middle that will be known as the Beacon of Freedom
With construction well underway in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina Freedom Park will serve as a signature public space honoring struggles and triumphs of Black North Carolinians when it opens later this year. READ MORE
Juniper Level Botanic Garden Ready for Open House Weekends
A beautiful green garden and paved walkway with a small waterfall built into the landscape on the left side of the frame
One of America's most spectacular gardens—and one of Raleigh's best hidden gems—is open to the public just eight times per year (and your first chances to visit are this weekend and next!). GET DETAILS
Food & Wine: A Perfect Destination for a Weekend of Eating
A cajun-style brunch spread from St. Roch, one of Raleigh's best restaurants
Biscuits, beer and barbecue? Yes, please! Food & Wine highlights must-try restaurants, places to stay and things to do in Raleigh in this recent article. READ MORE
J. Cole on stage with microphone up to his mouth, wearing a Chicago Bulls jersey and flashing lights in the background of a nighttime scene
April 1-2: Dreamville Festival

One of the state's biggest music events of the year, J. Cole's Dreamville Festival returns to Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh for two days in early April (and tickets are on sale now!). DETAILS
Man wearing green t-shirt and protective ear coverings holds a piece or iron under a blazing hot piece of equipment in order to shape it
March 6: Blacksmith Workshop with ShopSpace

Experience the heat—and the clang—of forging in this intro to blacksmithing class with ShopSpace, a nonprofit workshop built to help you create long-lasting works. DETAILS
Man shown in two frames, one using a tufting gun on the left, and in an image on the right stands in front of his finished piece, a yellow and black small rug in the logo of the Pittsburgh Pirates
March 19: Rug Tufting Workshop at The Burrow

Join artist Christian Davis for this workshop where you'll learn to use a tufting gun and frame in order to design and create your own small rug to take home. DETAILS
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