Upcoming Local Events: Redress Raleigh, NCMA’s Renaissance Faire, and Triangle Restaurant Week

As usual the end of May / beginning of June is full of festivities for people of all ages throughout the Triangle. Below are three to check out!


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Redress Raleigh

As part of their second annual Redress Eco-fashion and Textiles Conference, Redress Raleigh will be having an eco-fashion show and marketplace on Friday, May 30th, from 5 – 9pm. Featuring 11 eco-conscious collections of innovative, accessible, and wearable designs, the show will kick off at 6pm. The marketplace vendors will be open before the show for ticketed attendees and will be open to the public afterward as well (around 7:45pm). The show is open to all ages and even features a kidswear designer! Tickets start at $20 for General Admission.



swords-fair_237_168_c1NCMA Family Renaissance Faire

On Sunday June 1st from 1-4pm, step back in time and join the NC Museum of Art for an afternoon full of merriment and art-making activities. There will be armored combat demonstrations, juggling demonstrations and workshops, an artisan marketplace with crafts available for purchase, and strolling minstrels performing throughout the day. You can also create your own Renaissance goodies like hats, Faerie houses, a coat of arms, and miniature books. The event is free and open to the public.


TRW - Mura Triangle Restaurant Week

Intended to celebrate the culinary excellence of many of the Triangle’s restaurants, Triangle Restaurant Week (TRW) kicks off on Monday June 2nd and runs until June 8th. During TRW, local restaurants offer special three-course menus for lunch and dinner and fixed pricing – a great way to experience the area’s finest cuisine on a budget! Pricing for the event is $15 for a 3-course lunch and $20 – $30 for a 3-course dinner (depending on the restaurant.) Pricing is per person and does not include beverages, tax, or gratuity. No reservations, tickets, or passes are required, and a list of participating restaurants and their menus can be found on the TRW website.