May 2023, Issue I
A full amphitheater crowd watches a band on stage performing under the lights at the North Carolina Museum of Art
Summer Concerts and Movies at the North Carolina Museum of Art
One of the Tar Heel State's most beloved spots to see outdoor art will deliver a huge lineup of concerts and movies that start this month—don't wait to reserve your seats! SEE CALENDAR
A Guide to the Best Brunch Spots in the City of Oaks
A top-down view of a brunch that includes coffee, Cajun-style grits and eggs
Weekends are meant to be brunched on! A perfect opportunity to reunite with friends and family over muffins and mimosas, we've rounded up 20 local favorites for your next outing in the City of Oaks. SEE LIST
Visiting the State Farmers Market—and Beyond—For Seasonal Treats
Cartons of bright red strawberries displayed for sale at a farmers' market
Bring the whole family to pick out your strawberries, sweet potatoes and squash—plus plenty of other fresh produce, plants and specialty items—at farmers' markets across the Raleigh area. PLAN A VISIT
Now Open: Il Falò at the New Westin Raleigh-Durham Airport
A top-down view of a full table of food at an upscale restaurant, with several plates of food that include pizza, pasta, charcuterie and more
For your next weekend getaway: Italian eats, luxury sleep and a rooftop pool that's hard to beat! The Westin Raleigh-Durham Airport is now open in Raleigh (along with one of 2023's most anticipated new restaurants). READ MORE
SPIDERS: Fear to Fascination Opens in June
A promotional image for a new museum exhibition titled "SPIDERS: Fear to Fascination" with a turquoise background and a colorful spider on the left side
Opening June 17, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' newest special exhibition will use augmented reality—plus more than 250 real and preserved specimens on display—to bring visitors closer than ever to nature's eight-legged creepy crawlers. GET DETAILS
Logo for the 2023 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship, in colors that are mostly navy and red, with "2023 - Cary, NC" also worked into the middle of the logo above two crossing lacrosse sticks
NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship, May 26 and 28

For the first time ever, the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship is coming to the Raleigh area! The final weekend will be played May 26 and 28 in Cary, N.C. (and tickets are on sale now!). DETAILS
A top-down view of a bundle of tapestry weaving tools sitting on a blush pink fabric; tools include a frame, threads, ruler and more
Tapestry Weaving Workshop, May 30

Join textile designer Abby Redus and Lucky Tree Café for a special evening of tapestry weaving at this beginner-focused workshop that allows attendees to create their own piece from start to finish. DETAILS
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