10 Raleigh-Durham Events for Black Professionals This Week

There’s always something to do in The Triangle! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Raleigh-Durham this week.

1.YO GOTTI IN CONCERT
Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
“Rake it up” with Yo Gotti at The Ritz this week. The venue is standing room only so arrive early for prime real estate. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Learn more HERE.

2. WINGS & WHISKEY
Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Pull up to Wills Bistro for all-you-can-eat wings for $5. Pair those with your favorite cocktail, and you’ll definitely have a good night. Arrive early. Learn more HERE.  

3. CLUB PRIME: FITNESS DANCE CLASS
Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Party and work on your fitness at the same time! Don’t miss this fun workout powered by fitness trainer Desmond Scott and K97.5’s DJ Double J. Drinks are sponsored by Smoothie King (yum!). Also, I hear that the class has a few cuties, so you may want to be in the building. Learn more HERE.

4. WINE DOWN WEDNESDAYS
Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Grab a girlfriend for a catch-up session or hang out with other dope women in the area. Remember to bring business cards in case you meet a good contact. Your ticket comes with two glasses of wine. Learn more HERE

5. I HEART TRAP TGP AEROBICS
Friday, February 2, 2018, 9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
If you missed the last trap aerobics event by the Girlfriends Pod, no worries because they are bringing it back. Sweat with swag to some of your favorite songs curated by a live DJ. Get off the couch and meet them there! Learn more HERE.

6. DÉJÀ VU FIRST FRIDAYS
Friday, February 2, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Dance the night away to your favorite hip-hop, reggae, and Afrobeat hits. Hookah sticks will also be available. Early bird tickets are $7. Learn more HERE.

7. 16th ANNUAL MLK BLACK HISTORY MONTH PARADE & BLOCK PARTY
Saturday, February, 3, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Grab the fam’ for a full day of fun at the Black History Month Parade and Block Party by Spectacular Magazine. From DJs to food trucks, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Durham’s Fayetteville Street will be live! Learn more HERE.

8. 2018 BLACK BUSINESS GALA
Saturday, February 3, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Join the Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce in celebrating Durham’s black businesses. The gala will also honor Gloria Carney Shealey, president and CEO of The Daniele Company LLC, and North Carolina House Rep. H. “Mickey” Michaux as the 2018 Business Woman of the Year and 2018 Business Man of the Year. Come out and support! Learn more HERE.

9. AFROPOP! DURM (RDU) VOL. 5 AFROBEATS, SOCA, FASHION & VENDORS
Saturday, February 3, 2018, 9:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Ready for the return of one of the dopest Afro-eclectic dance experiences with live African drums and spins by DJ Kato? A limited amount of $5 tickets are available. Early bird general admission tickets are $10. Learn more HERE.

10. SUPER BOWL LII WATCH PARTY
Sunday, February 4, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Head to the Durham Hotel’s rooftop to watch the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles battle it out on the gridiron. Signature cocktails and snacks will be available for purchase. Learn more HERE.

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