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North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Free Admission | Mon–Sat: 9 am–5 pm | Sun: 12 pm–5 pm
11 West Jones St. Raleigh, NC 27601

Explore the natural wonders of North Carolina, from the depths of its ocean to its rocky mountains. Complete with a 20-foot (6-meter) waterfall, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science has much to offer. See North Carolina as it was, in a re-creation of six prehistoric habitats. This is home to the only Acorcanthosaurus discovered in the world, and Willo, the first dinosaur found with a fossilized heart. The Discovery Room is full of interactive exhibits. Looking for that perfect gift? The Nature Gallery has original nature-themed artwork available. There is a restaurant on site. The general admission is free of charge. There is a cover charge for special exhibits. Children under 13 years must be accompanied by an adult. The Discovery Room, Naturalist Center, and Living Conservatory remain closed on Mondays. Details.
Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours
Saturdays, 1:45-5:00 and 3:30-7:00. Fridays, 2:00. 2013
Downtown Raleigh

Whether you're a resident or a visitor, you'll enjoy the opportunity to talk with chefs while tasting their incredible food. Walking tours cover up to three miles and take place at 1:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm on most Saturdays, all year 'round, and on weekdays and weeknights by appointment. Details.

Upcoming events & things to do in Raleigh!

A Walk in the Park
June 1 – July 15, 2016 Monday - Friday
Garner Performing Arts Center 742 W. Garner Rd., Garner, NC

The Garner Arts League sponsors an art exhibit featuring scene from parks and nature. Details.
3rd Annual Innovatours
Friday, June 3, 2016 5:00 p.m.
Market Hall 215 Wolfe St. Raleigh, NC

Get ready for our 3rd Annual Innovatours! We're packing two pop-up marketplaces with 65+ businesses, bars, music + interactive stops set to wow you. Plus, take a walk on our star studded, curated map of brick + mortar businesses, as well as co-working spaces that will have their doors open + ready to welcome you. It'll be a choose your own adventure First Friday like you've always dreamed. Details.
Horse & Buggy Press Retrospective
June 15 – August 7, 2016 (Recurring daily)
Contemporary Art Museum 409 W. Martin St., Raleigh, NC

This multi-media, mid-career retrospective celebrates the first two decades of the award-winning, graphic design, letterpress printing and book production studio Horse Buggy Press. Details.
The 'Works!'
Monday, July 4, 2016
Downtown Raleigh, NC

Independence Day Celebration during the day with live music, Beer/Wine tent, kids rides and games, Aerial Performances, Cirque de Vol street performers, eating contests, food and art vendors, and much more! Details.
Rex Wellness Sprint Triathlon - Raleigh
Sunday, August 14, 2016 7:00 a.m.
Raleigh, NC

Through your generosity, the Rex Healthcare Foundation is able to support the programs and services at Rex Healthcare. With your help, our legacy of giving can continue. Details.
Gourd Arts and Crafts Festival
September 10-11, 2016
North Carolina State Fairgrounds 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC

You will meet crafters and growers who can teach you how to turn a moldy gourd straight from the garden into an object of lasting beauty. On sale will be gourds, gourd craft, supplies and seeds. Details.

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