Can you feel it? Spring is in the air. Birds are chirping, grass is growing and flowers are starting to open in the sunshine. The Triangle area is also a buzz getting ready for the upcoming warm weather weekends, Easter and spring break.
Mark some of these upcoming events on your calendar and get ready to soak up some much-needed vitamin D as you head outdoors to take part in the fun.
2016 Community Egg Hunt, Chapel Hill
Saturday, March 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Southern Community Park
1000 Sumac Road, Chapel Hill
The Easter Bunny will be hopping into town to hide eggs for little ones to seek at Southern Community Park. There will be games and crafts for kids of all ages. Food trucks will be on-hand for tasty snacks and meals.
Wake Forest Food Truck Rodeo, Wake Forest
Sunday, March 20 from noon to 4 p.m.
Over the Falls Shopping Center
405 S. Brooks Street, Wake Forest
Wake Forest is bringing in a fleet of food trucks for a very tasty event! Grab the family and some chairs and spend the day trying specialty menu items from an assortment of traveling trucks. Kids will enjoy face-painting, sidewalk chalk and other fun activities in the Kid’s Zone.
Bull City Food & Beer Experience, Durham
Sunday, April 10 at 4 p.m.
Durham Performing Arts Center
Love great food and good beer? This event is for you. Join other foodies and brewies on the DPAC stage for a showcase of 35 local restaurants and beer from 35 craft and import breweries. Live music will fill the air as you make your way through a variety of flavors.
The North Carolina Cuegrass Festival, Raleigh
Saturday, April 16 from noon to 6 p.m.
The Pit Authentic BBQ
328 W. Davie Street, downtown Raleigh
Head to Raleigh’s warehouse district for a day of delicious barbeque, live stage performances and more! You can drink and be merry while helping raise money for Backpack Buddies and SAFEChild.
Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fred G. Bond Metro Park
801 High House Road, Cary
Celebrate Earth Day at Cary’s Bond Park! With more than 180 NC artists and live entertainment scheduled throughout the day, you are sure to have a great time. Bring the family and friends and spend the day outside.
Cary High School Senior Emily Pittman‘s design was selected as the 2016 Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival’s commemorative poster show below.