Want to come early for the event, or stay late? Maybe do something with friends Saturday afternoon? Here are some suggestions for things to do and be entertained in the Triangle:
North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC – our flagship art museum
Duke Lemur Center, 3705 Erwin Rd., Durham, NC – the largest population of lemurs outside of Madagascar, tours available
Museum of Life and Science, 433 W Murray Ave., Durham, NC – fun for kids and adults, with SCIENCE!
Carolina Theater, 319 N. Chestnut St., Durham, NC – take in a film at this lovely Beaux-Arts style theater
Escazu Chocolates, 936 N. Blount St., Raleigh, NC – chocolate made right here in the Triangle, contact the shop for tours
BONUS: Lindy Shopper’s Vintage Shopping Guide for the Triangle
Father & Son Antiques, 107 W Hargett St., Raleigh, NC – best for Art Deco and mid-century modern furniture; slim selection of clothing upstairs, rarely/never swing era clothing. Open every day.
Dolly’s Vintage, 213 W Main St., Durham, NC – 1940’s through 1970’s plus adorable gift shop. This is where I hang out almost every day on my lunch break. 🙂 Open Tuesday through Saturday.
Beggars and Choosers Antiques, 38 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro, NC – Edwardian through 1980’s clothing, plus furniture and knick-knacks. Only open Friday and Saturday.