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A Few Things to do in NC this Weekend. March 30- April 2

The weekend is coming up so here are a few activities that I found that I would love to attend....

*March 30 - April 2 Art in Bloom at the North Carolina Musem of Art in Raleigh NC.  Please be aware this is not a free event.  Check the link above for events and pricing.


Here is what they said on their site....
"The Museum’s third annual festival of flowers returns Thursday, March 30, 2017. Art in Bloom features over 50 floral interpretations of art in the Museum’s permanent collection. During the four-day festival, you may be inspired to take in a presentation, attend a workshop, or find just the right gift in the Museum Store. You’ll have a chance to explore the floral concoctions at Sip and Iris and to vote for your favorite design." 

*March 30 Stein Mart Grand Opening in Cary NC
Thursday 10 am - 9 pm. This will be held at 1060 Parkside Town Commons 

*Fri., Mar. 31 - Sat., Apr. 1   (Friday 5- 9 pm; Saturday 10 am - 7 pm)

Blue, Brew & Que Festival

Here is a quote from the site...

"Join us for this inaugural festival featuring a BBQ cook-off, all types of vendors, food, beer, and let's not forget the awesome bluegrass bands that will be performing! Featuring music by Soggy Bottom Boys, VW Boys, Lonesome River Band, Third Tyme Out, and Trinity River Band.

Admission: Early Bird: $8- Friday; $20-Saturday; Day Of: $10-Friday; $25-Saturday; $5 for ages 6-20; Free for ages 5 and under
* Friday March 31....Wine and Walk at Waverly Place in Cary NC
*Friday March 31 - April 2 and then continues the next weekend 

*April 1 - April 2 Eggstravaganza at the NC Zoo in Asheboro NC


"Celebrate the new spring season with the wildest egg hunt around. Watch Zoo animals hunt for treats inside decorative paper mache and learn how this enriching activity is good for the animals and how you can support this program."


*Saturday April 1, 10am-3pm Multiflora Greenhouse’s 3rd Annual Spring Open House in Hillsborough NC


*April 1 the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Open House.  9am-3pm Saturday in Raleigh NC

These are only a few of the things I found going on this weekend in NC.  Please check the links I have provided for times and pricing.
I am happy there is always a new adventure around every corner.  Get out and Explore and enjoy your weekend.
KathieyV:-)

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