TRIANGLE EVENTS: YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK; PORK OUT; CAROLINA MUSIC AWARDS

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North Carolina is well known for a fantastic music and BBQ scene and there are quite often great Triangle events going on to celebrate both of those. This weekend you should check out the Lafayette Village Pork Out and the Carolina Music Awards. But in addition to wonderful music and food, this area has a wealth of resources for young professionals too, including the Young Professionals Network. Check out their event all about managing change happening tomorrow, Thursday, July 16th.

TRIANGLE EVENTS: LEGAL MATTERS FOR SMALL BIZ OWNERS, THE DINNER DETECTIVE, COMMUNITY MURAL PROJECT

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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.

TRIANGLE EVENTS: TRIANGLE LITERACY COUNCIL TRIVIA NIGHT; USA BASEBALL TOURNAMENT OF STARS; THE SPIRITED PIG SUMMER SHINDIG

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It's officially summer and it feels like it! Cool off with some bourbon and beer while supporting the Helping Hand Mission at Carolina Ale House; show off your brain power at Trivia Night with the Triangle Literacy Council; and if you know an aspiring baseball player or coach make sure they check out the Tournament of Stars. Check out our synopses of some upcoming Triangle events.

TRIANGLE EVENTS: AROUND THE WORLD ART NIGHT, GLOW IN THE PARK RUN, CELEBRATE FIVE POINTS

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Think globally, act locally - the next few days you'll get the chance to not only celebrate one of the Triangle's well-known local communities, but support a worldwide charity and paint faraway places! Check out these upcoming Triangle events full of art, fitness and glow paint (!), and community.

TRIANGLE EVENTS: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, TRAFFIC JAM AT AHPEELE, LIGHT CLASSICAL FAVORITES

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Some great Triangle events coming up: A Midsummer Night's Dream at RLT, Traffic Jam at AHPeele, and Light Classical Faves by the NC Symphony at beautiful Koka Booth.

TRIANGLE EVENTS: WRAL BALLOON FEST, ETIQUETTE SEMINAR, PNC DOWNTOWN RALEIGH MOVIE SERIES

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Great events to check out if you're in town for Memorial Day weekend: WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest, Urbane Mama Seminar, and the Downtown Raleigh Movie Series.

TRIANGLE EVENTS: BARK IN THE PARK, HANSEL AND GRETEL, LOCAL FOOD POP- UP MARKET

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Looking for some family-friendly activities to do the next couple weeks? Check out these upcoming Triangle events, some of which even include the furrier members of your family!

Triangle Events: Return to Learn, Franchise & Business Opportunities Expo, Meet in the Street Festival

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Are you looking to improve your career or searching for new business opportunities? Then make sure you catch two upcoming Triangle events: Return to Learn and The Raleigh Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo, happening within the next week. And celebrate the great food, art, and music in one of the local communities at the 35th Annual Meet in the Street Festival, presented by the Wake Forest area Chamber of Commerce.

Triangle Events: Comedy Ra-Ra, Southern Women's Show, Carnival Fun Fair for Map

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The rest of this week is all about fun Triangle events: comedy that gives back, celebrating women, and a carnival for a good cause. Starting on Thursday, there are plenty of opportunities to support organizations making a difference in people's health as well as the 30th anniversary of the Southern Women's South - a fabulous event full of pampering and celebration.

Triangle Events: Cooking Class, Wine and Food Festival, Record Store Day

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The Triangle is well-known for our love of food, drinks, and music and this week / weekend is no exception! Enjoy learning from one of the best local chefs - Arthur Gordon of Irregardless Cafe; savor wine and delicious food at Great Grapes! in Cary; and find that exceptional limited-edition 7" vinyl at Record Store Day at Schoolkids.