Thursday, December 2, 2021

22 Triangle Events to Check Out This Week

An IPA and a Stout at Mystery Brewing – the two beers offered at that stop.

— These fun events will make the work week fly by.


Award-winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer Chris Rock has started a new live comedy tour called “The Total Blackout,” and his next stop is Durham! Starting tonight, Rock will perform at DPAC for three days straight.

Mystery Brewing in Hillsborough will host a beer and cheese pairing party at 7 p.m. featuring cheesemaker Ali Morgan. Throughout the evening there will be a pairing of five different cheeses with five different beers.

Several restaurants begin serving Valentine’s Day specials tonight, including Taverna Agora, Twisted Fork and Dean’s Seafood Grill. Check out our guide for our favorite Valentine’s Day events and dinners.

The Wood Brothers will perform at the Carolina Theatre of Durham at 8 p.m.


Visit Ponysaurus Brewing between 3 and 7 p.m. for a last-minute Valentine’s Day market. There will be flowers, baked goods, handmade items and lots of beer.

Mickey Avalon will perform at Local 506 in Chapel Hill at 9 p.m.

The Werks

See The Werks perform with Electric Soul Pandemic at the Lincoln Theatre at 9 p.m.


Harvey Dalton Arnold is a singer, guitarist and North Carolina-native who has a passion for the blues. He’ll perform at The Bullpen at 7 p.m.

Lonerider Brewing Company is hosting a Specialty Keg Night featuring chocolate-covered strawberry infused beer. Get there before 10 p.m. to try it.

A hilarious new show at Goodnights Comedy Club starts tonight at 8 p.m. Best Friends for Now brings together best friends to debate and talk about each other’s real life dilemmas.

Dustbowl Revival, a New Orleans swing and blues band, will perform at Cat’s Cradle at 8 p.m.

NC Comedy Arts Festival

The NC Comedy Arts festival, a week-long series of comedy events at venues in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, kicks off tonight with a performance by Emo Philips at the DSI Comedy Theater.


A new 3-D, interactive art exhibit will be unveiled at Triangle Town Center between 10 and 11 a.m. Stop by the new Beaches to Mountains 3-D mural for snacks and giveaways.

Girl Scout cookies

TapLine Growler in Holly Springs will host a Girl Scout cookie and beer pairing event from 6-9 p.m. The evening will feature four beers paired with four types of cookies.

Keller Williams & Leo Kottke will perform at the Carolina Theatre of Durham at 8 p.m.

Saturday Night Fever: The Musical tells the iconic story of Tony — the kid from Brooklyn USA — who wants to dance his way to a better life. See it at the Duke Energy Center this week.

'One Man, Two Guvnors' comedy opens Friday in Raleigh

One Man, Two Guvnors premieres tonight at Raleigh Little Theatre. The comedy takes place in mythical 1960s Britain.


The Great Neon 90s Ball is tonight at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Tickets include access to free drinks, dessert, entertainment and a night-long dance party featuring 90s tunes.

The Carolina Hurricanes take on the Colorado Avalanche tonight in a special game featuring the famous NC State Fair cheeseburger (with a Krispy Kreme glazed donut bun) and sweet potato fries, beer from Aviator Brewing, local music and art more.

Thomas Rhyant

Gospel singer Thomas Rhyant and his three-piece band give the history and the music of the legendary Sam Cooke. See them at 7 p.m. at The Bullpen.

Get more picks for this month on our best bets calendar, and check back on Thursday for our official picks for the weekend.

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