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. TRIANGLE RESTAURANT WEEK
Monday, January 22, 2018 – Saturday, January 27, 2018
It’s that time of year again! Enjoy a week of three-course excellence at your favorite restaurant! No reservations, tickets or passes required. Learn more HERE.

2. SPECTACULAR MAGAZINE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETUP
Thursday, January 25, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Spectacular Magazine is gathering young Triangle professionals for an evening of networking and entertainment. Please bring plenty business cards and be prepared to chat about yourself and your business. This event is free. Learn more HERE.

3. DIGGIN IN THE CRATES
Friday, January 26, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Head to West End Wine Bar for the Underground Collective’s monthly party, which brings the best in R&B and Hip-Hop. Featuring DJ Complex spinning all night, this is a perfect way to unwind from the work week. Tickets are $10. Learn more HERE.  

4. 17TH ANNUAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURAL CELEBRATION
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Don’t miss the statewide kickoff to Black History Month at the North Carolina Museum of History. The celebration will feature more than 75 musicians, storytellers, dancers, historians and more! Learn more HERE. 

5. COLOR AND COCKTAILS
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 8:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Make coloring and your favorite cocktail a part of your self-care routine this weekend! Hosted by the Girlfriends Pod, your $15 ticket provides unlimited coloring and one drink. Feel free to bring friends. Learn more HERE.

6. BRUNCH AND SIP – GAME NIGHT
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 9:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Brunch, mimosas, and games? Sounds like a perfect evening to me. If you are interested in joining the fun with the Love It or Like It crew, purchase a ticket ASAP. Yummy chicken and waffle skewers by Chef Mellow D will be served. Learn more HERE.

7. GIRL SCOUT COOKIES AND WINE PAIRING
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Learn how to pair wine with the hottest cookies in town! From whites to reds, and everything in between, the team at Doyle’s Vineyard has come up with the perfect duos for you to experience. Girl Scout cookies will also be available for purchase. Learn more HERE.

8. MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! AGE OF HEROES
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Marvel fans, this is for you!  All your favorite heroes, from Spiderman to Black Panther,  will be in town for a live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Witness cutting-edge special effects, aerial stunts and video projection in this incredible adventure. Learn more HERE.

9. THE GET DOWN AT THE HAYMAKER
Saturday, January, 27, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
It’s Hip-Hop night at the Haymaker and DJ Deluxe will be spinning your favorite hits. Get there early because it will get packed quickly. In need of drink recommendations? Try the “Applejack City” or “Sing Like A Bee.” Or, tell the mixologist what you have a taste for and they’ll make it! Learn more HERE.

10. YOGA VIBES: THE 90s
Sunday, January 28, 2018, 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pull out your 90s-themed yoga gear for 75 minutes of good vibes curated by DJ Lyric and yoga instructor Patrice. No yoga experience is needed. Learn more HERE.  

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