13 Things to Do in Raleigh This Week, June 23–29

Peach Truck Tour

How peachy! The highly anticipated Peach Truck Tour is stopping in the City of Oaks during its 10-year anniversary to deliver fresh handpicked peaches from some of the best growers in the Southeast. thepeachtruck.com

Red Bull BC One Raleigh Cypher

Tap into the most prestigious breakdance competition in the world, with the top B-boys and B-girls in the region competing for a chance to move on to the National Finals later this summer at Whitaker and Atlantic. May the best moves win… redbull.com

Taste Tour of Ukraine

Inspire your taste buds while raising funds for the Ukrainian community with a multicourse chefs’ dinner highlighting the tastes of Ukraine courtesy of Vidrio chef Saif Rahman. vidrioraleigh.com

6/23, ongoing
Thriving Thursday

Head to Fenton every Thursday to sweat your stress via a free (!) fitness class hosted by instructors from Club Pilates, Athleta, lululemon and more. fentonnc.com

Willard Wine Tasting Class: Northern Spain

Wine not partake in The Willard’s wine tasting class focused on Northern Spain and its regional varietals—with a small cheese and charcuterie plate for grazing on to boot. thewillardraleigh.com

Kevin Nealon

Like your fave uncle telling a story at Thanksgiving, Kevin Nealon—famed for the likes of Saturday Night Live and Weeds—takes the stage at Goodnights for three nights of can’t-miss dry, casual, deadpan humor. goodnightscomedy.com


The best part? Five-time Grammy-winning R&B sensation H.E.R. is about to “come through” Red Hat as part of her Back of My Mind Tour—and we’re feeling “every kind of way” about it (but mostly uberexcited). redhatamphitheater.com

Outdoor Films: Encanto

If your minis (or you) can’t get enough of Disney’s magical Encanto (and its viral catchy songs by award winning Lin-Manuel Miranda), we’ll see ya on the lawn. ncartmuseum.org

Rupi Kaur

BYOT (tissues!) as poet, artist and performer Rupi Kaur serves up rhymes at DECPA. dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

Backstreet Boys

Backstreet’s back, alright! The boys are back in town as part of their DNA World Tour—and pretty sure everybody “wants it that way.” walnutcreekamphitheatre.com

James Taylor

Carolina is on his mind indeed as the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Songwriters Hall of Famer returns to town—and, oh, how sweet it is. pncarena.com

Out! Raleigh Pride

This inclusive family-friendly event celebrates its 10-year anniversary with a plethora of activities, live entertainment, local vendors and artists, a KidsZone, eats, and a beer garden. Oh, how we love love! outraleigh.com

Macrame Plant Hanger Class

Knot your ordinary event… Bella Ruth Co. owner and macrame-maker extraordinaire Kat McDaniel is teaming up with Copperline Plant Co.’s Anna Grace Fitzgerald to teach plant moms and dads how to make their own macrame plant hanger—plus you’ll get your very own potted houseplant to to hang in its new home. copperlineplants.com

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