Weekend Picks: August 2nd Segment on WPTF News Radio 680

Kristen here! I’m delivering some awesome picks for the weekend that were featured on my segment this morning on WPTF News Radio 680. Check out these awesome events going on in the Triangle area over the upcoming weekend.

Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo
Sunday, August 4th

More than 50 food trucks and beer vendors are taking over Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. Bring a group of friends and sample delicious dishes from some of your favorite trucks!

Durham Murals Bike Tour
Saturday, August 3rd
Meet at 10am in front of Piedmont Restaurant

Preservation Durham has teamed up with a few local organizations to create a bicycle tour of the historic murals of downtown Durham. The tours are designed for anyone who has a bike! Tours will be available once a month and you should reach out to Preservation Durham to reserve your spot.

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival
Friday, August 2nd (6-10pm) & Saturday, August 3rd (12-6pm)
Price: $49 advance, $55 at the door; $39 designated driver

Who’s ready for a day of beer, bourbon, live music and bbq eating? Your admission includes all-you-care-to-taste sampling of beer and bourbon. Plus, bbq vendors are on-site for tasty samples when you get the munchies!

Family Day
CAM Raleigh
Saturday, August 3rd

Enjoy music, free snacks from Kind Snacks and Howling Cow Ice Cream, a DJ, dancing and more during this family-friendly event!

Moore Square Grand Opening Celebration
Events happening all week long starting Friday!

Celebrate the renovation of Moore Square for the next week (August 2nd to 9th) with food vendors, entertainment, activities, movies, board games and more.

5pm: Square Roots Exhibit Opening
6pm: First Friday “Culture Pop Up” celebrating Scotland

11am-4pm: Grand Opening Celebration

7pm: Moore Movies - Iron Giant (presented by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema)

Meet the Heels
Saturday, August 3rd

If you and the kiddos are big fans of the Carolina football program, join the Tarheels this Saturday from 3-6pm at the new Football Practice Complex. Meet the Heels is free of charge and there will be free parking available. Starting at 3pm, the kids can enjoy bounce houses, balloon twisting, face painting, concessions, photo opportunities with Rameses and RJ, and much more. The football team and head coach Mack Brown will hold an autograph session from 4:15-6pm inside the Indoor Practice Facility.