After the excitement of celebrating Independence Day last weekend, the week and this coming weekend are relatively calm in terms of Triangle area events. Enjoy the downtime and catch up on business stuff, do something new for dinner and go to the Dinner Detective, or add your creative finesse to a community mural.

Legal Matters for Small Business Owners: Wednesday, July 8 – 6:00pm

Every small business owner knows how confusing and sometimes frustrating the legal process can be. The good news is that you don’t have to go through it alone! Join attorney Sophia Chase on Wednesday, July 8th at nido in Durham for a presentation and Q&A. Some of the topics to be covered include:

 Sole proprietorship vs. LLC vs. Corporation: Pros and Cons

 Bylaws and Operating Agreements

 Client Contracts

 Liability

 Trademark applications

Tickets range from $5 – $9 each and childcare is available. Click here to learn more!

The Dinner Detective

The Dinner Detective: Every Saturday Evening – 6:15pm

Are you a genuine sleuth? Test your skills at The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show! Held every Saturday evening from 6:15pm-9:30pm at the Marriot in RTP, this exciting mysterious experience has been named America’s largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show. Guests will enjoy a four-course plated dinner while participating in the hilarious action. Just beware! The killer is hiding somewhere in the room and you may find yourself as the prime suspect!

Tickets: $59.95 plus tax

Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.

Community Mural

Community Mural Project: Saturday, July 11th & Sunday, July 12th: 9am & 1pm

Join creative souls from all around the area to create a masterpiece in the Well Fed Community Garden on Athens Drive in Raleigh. A duo of talented artists will sketch the “bones” of a piece and the participants will join together to fill in the gaps and create a beautiful work of art. The cost includes:

 All painting supplies

 A gift bag

 A tour of the Well Fed Community Garden

 Delicious food from Irregardless Café

 Refreshing herbal teas

 Painting tips from professional artists

 Educational lessons on the life cycles and growth of plants and other life on the farm

 The creation of lasting bonds and a piece of art with your community

There are several opportunities to take advantage of this experience with tickets ranging from $30-$85 for adults and $20-$70 for children. Click here to learn more and purchase your tickets.