Citycamp NC 2016 is on September 22-24

Registration for this year’s Citycamp NC is open to the public and once again, I’m helping spread the word about this fantastic unconference. In its sixth year, Citycamp NC continues to get bigger and this time will be in downtown Raleigh at Nash Hall. CityCamp NC is a three day unconference event focused on innovation […]

Artsplosure Starts on May 20

This year, Artsplosure is taking place May 20-22 in downtown Raleigh. The 37-year-old “art for all” festival will, as always, be free and aims to have something for everyone. Between the Fayetteville Street Art Market and the Moore Square festival area, there will be plenty taking place that weekend. The stage on Fayetteville Street will […]

Brewgaloo and Time Warp Take Over Downtown Raleigh This Saturday

As an effort to go back to my roots and promote more quality events in downtown Raleigh, I wanted to make sure readers were aware of two big ones this weekend. First, the City of Raleigh Museum’s annual event, Time Warp, is taking place this Saturday night. Yours truly will be there working the event […]

Glenwood Faire Starts on Sunday, April 17

It's the perfect day for cheese & wine & sunshine – enjoy half featured wines today! Open at 5! #DTRaleigh — Babylon Restaurant (@eatdrinkBabylon) March 30, 2016 The Glenwood South Neighborhood Collaborative is inviting everyone to their first of an ongoing event called Glenwood Faire. The neighborhood event combines food from Glenwood South restaurants […]

Time Warp 2016 Rolls Back to the 1950s at the COR Museum

The City of Raleigh (COR) Museum’s biggest party of the year, Time Warp, is coming up and I want to invite all readers to save the date for April 23. This past year, I have joined the Friends of the COR Museum and am helping with raising awareness of the museum and working towards enhancing […]

First Night Raleigh 2016 Celebrates North Carolina Firsts

First Night Raleigh The Raleigh Connoisseur is a media sponsor for First Night Raleigh 2016 This year’s First Night Raleigh is set up to be a good one. The theme is “Celebrating North Carolina Firsts” which will include popular and lesser known facts about our state. Organized by Artsplosure all throughout the year, the event […]

Winterfest Celebration on Saturday, December 5

Planning is fun but so is getting out in our downtown. This year’s Winterfest will be on Saturday December 5 and it will include a whole list of activities. There will of course be the ice rink, Raleigh’s only natural ice rink which runs up through the end of January. The December event will include […]

CityCamp NC is June 11-13

CityCamp presentations during the 2014 event. An event that I’m passionate about, CityCamp NC, is coming up soon and I want to encourage readers to consider attending. The annual unconference focuses on conversations around how government, businesses, and citizens can use technology to create solutions. Come listen to talks and even participate in a team […]

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