Weekend Happenings: September 13th – September 15th

Here are the best free and cheap things to do around town this weekend, courtesy of our friends at Triangle on the Cheap, your local resource for freebies, discounts and deals!


Weekend Happenings

Friday, September 13th, to Sunday, September 15th

2nd Friday ArtWalk in Chapel Hill and Carrboro

Friday, September 13

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Locations in Chapel Hill and Carrboro

The second Friday of every month, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., head to Chapel Hill and Carrboro for an ArtWalk. Experience live music, food, activities, hands-on art demonstrations, discounts, and more. Download a map to help make sure you don’t miss anything. 27 venues are highlighted on the map.


Friday Night on White

Friday, September 13

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

South White Street, Wake Forest

Head to Friday Night on White in Wake Forest. The band, Crush, will be performing, and there will be food trucks for your dining enjoyment. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.



Friday, September 13, to Sunday, September 15

Various locations in Raleigh

SPARKcon is the Triangle’s huge creativity festival. An unbelievable number of events, performances and activities take place in Raleigh. You’ll find music, dance, poetry, food, bike polo, aerial performances, Zumba, science, a treasure hunt, and so much more. Visit the SPARKcon website to see what’s going on.


City of Oaks Pirate Fest

Saturday, September 14

Dorothea Dix Park, 2105 Umstead Drive, Raleigh

Free, family-friendly festival features pirate shows, sword fighting, pirate music, a costume contest and more.


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