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Raleigh, North Carolina — Lots of events to come this weekend in the Triangle, including some good comedy!
Harlem Globetrotters (PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh) – The Harlem Globetrotters return to the PNC Arena on Sunday. The “Spread Game” tour will feature traditional team humor and family fun!
More family fun
Away With The Fairies (Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa Street, Raleigh) – This market will feature fairies, dragons, mischief and more in the beautiful natural space of Mordecai Historical Park. There will be local makers and food vendors. There will also be free crafts and activities, as well as a local vendors market. The event is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Morrisville Holi Festival (Cedar Fork Community Center, 1050 Town Hall Dr, Morrisville) – Join the city of Morrisville in celebrating the ancient Hindu festival of Holi, also known as the “Festival of Colors,” on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cedar Fork Community Center.
Food and fun
Bull City Food & Beer Experience (Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham) – After going on hiatus last year, this event is back at the Durham Performing Arts Center. It offers 30 local restaurants associated with breweries, as well as live music. Tickets start at $84 plus fees. All ticket holders must be 21 years or older and present valid photo ID.
CLTure + Transfer Co. Spring Bazaar (Transfer Co. Food Hall, 500 East Davie Street, Raleigh) – CLTure + Transfer Co. Bazaar returns to Raleigh taking over Transfer Co. Food Hall for a full day of music, local shopping, food, art and community on Saturday. There will be live music and over 20 local vendors. The event runs from noon to 10 p.m. Tickets are $7 for the music festival and the local market is free to the public.
PINTS FOR PAWS at the Glass Jug RTP (The Glass Jug Beer Lab – RTP, 5410 NC-55 suite v, Durham) – See you at the Glass Jug RTP for this Saturday afternoon adoption and fundraising event.
Bull City Ciderworks Durham Birthday Party (Bull City Ciderworks, 113 South Elizabeth Street, Durham) – Help Bull City Ciderworks celebrate its birthday on Saturday. There will be the Cider Olympics during the day, a drag show that evening and two food trucks throughout the day.
Mystic Highland Games (Mystic Farm & Distillery, 1212 North Mineral Springs Road, Durham) – Enjoy a full day of Scottish games, food and music at Mystic Farm and Distillery in Durham on Saturday afternoon.
Damon Wayans (Raleigh Improv, 1224 Parkside Main Street, Cary) – You might remember him from “In Living Color” or his many other acting projects, including his half-hour sitcom “Damon.” He still does stand-up and you can catch this multi-talented performer on stage at Raleigh Improv Thursday through Sunday.
Nate Bargatze (Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham) –Comedian Nate Bargatze brings “The Raincheck Tour” to DPAC for two shows Friday night.
Neptunes Comedy Presents: Jaffer Khan (Hartwell, 620 W South St, Raleigh, NC 27603, Raleigh) – Neptunes Comedy, Raleigh’s hottest comedy show, returns with Comedy Central and CBS’s Jaffer Khan as well as local comedians Chris Rivoli and Brandi Roberts on Sundays from 6-10 p.m.
Live music and theater
All Mozart with the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra (Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts – Meymandi Concert Hall, 2 E. South St., Raleigh) – The North Carolina Symphony will present the music of Mozart in this show presented Friday and Saturday evening at the Meymandi Concert Hall.
Ronald Harwood’s Dresser (Theatre in the Park, 107 Pullen Rd., Raleigh) – Theater In The Park presents this heartwarming play based on the author’s own experiences as a dresser for the great actor, Sir Donald Wolfit. The story centers on Sir, the last of the great actor/manager breed (played by Ira David Wood III!), and Norman, his trusty dresser. See him on stage from Friday to April 10.
Acapella Night at the Durham Armory (Durham Armory, 220 Foster St, Durham) – The Yale Alley Cats, a famous undergraduate a capella group from Yale University, present a musical evening at the Durham Armory in Durham city center on Friday.
PineCone presents: Lúnasa (Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts – AJ Fletcher Opera Theatre, 2 East South Street, Raleigh) – See Irish band Lunasa on stage Friday night at the Fletcher Opera Theatre. Famous dancer Cara Butler will join Lunasa in Raleigh.
Whole Hog Holler (Sam Jones BBQ, 502 W Lenoir St, Raleigh) – Meet at the Same Jones BBQ every third Sunday of the month for a series of live music from 4pm to 7pm
Dylan Scott: Living My Best Life Tour (The Ritz, 2820 Industrial Drive, Raleigh) – Dylan Scott will perform live at the Ritz with Dylan Marlowe on Friday night.